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Medical Detective students receive dissection as an early holiday gift

Mauricio Martinez, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

“The sheep dissection was more fun than disgusting.  I learned a lot from it,” said seventh-grader Adrian Navarro. During the week of December 16-22, Dr. Russ Hill’s three Medical Detective classes had to dissect a she...

Code Academy teaches students valuable career skills

Francisco Palmero, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018

Science Teacher Mrs. Valerie Armstrong started Code Academy, which occurs on campus Saturday mornings from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM to teach students how to code using Code.Org course system. Coding is the act of an individual o...

In their first year, boys volleyball goes 1-2

Celest Rivas, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018

Boys Volleyball became a new indoor sport, beginning on December 4 ending on January 27.  Computer Technician Jesus Lozano and Social Studies Teacher Ron Cheser coached the boys to a 1-2 record at the Santa Ana Unified School...

A.S.B. members attend leadership training at the Yorba Linda Field House

Alissa Torres, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018

On January 18 all Associated Student Body students went on a field trip to the Yorba Linda Field House to learn about leadership skills.  Thirty A.S.B. students from MacArthur, in all, attended the trip. “This year stud...

MacArthur students complete the Winter MAP test

Mauricio Mendoza, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018

The Santa Ana Unified School District and other districts took the MAP test for the second time this year in January.  MacArthur students took MAP tests in reading and math utilizing a block schedule, which had periods one, three, a...

Garden Club teaches students agriculture

Wendy Rodriguez, Managing Editor

January 30, 2018

Social Studies Teacher Mr. Ron Cheser advises the Garden Club for any students who are interested in agriculture.  The purpose of the Garden Club is to beautify the MacArthur campus, learn about agriculture, teamwork, and buil...

MacArthur students participate in the Science Fair

Lynzie Boyer, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018

Last year, 50 projects were created for the annual Science Fair.  Once again, Science Teacher Mrs. Valerie Armstrong is looking to get students to participate in the scientific process by creating Science Fair projects.  Studen...

Eighth graders take the annual Constitution Test

Miguel Casillas, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018

All Macarthur eighth graders students took the Constitution test in their social studies classes from November 8 to the 30.  The eighth graders took this test in order to show that they understand the basics of the government. ...

Mr. Stratford joins the special education department

Lilliana Ibarra, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018

New Special education teacher Mr. John Stratford, who came from Bernice Ayer Middle school, works with students with special needs on a daily basis.  Stratford loves to teach kids who like to learn and always tries to make himsel...

MacArthur students participate in the Chapman University Holocaust Writing Contest

Andrew Tellez, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018

The Holocaust Chapman Writing Contest, or “Messenger of Memory: What Will Your Message Be?” is a contest held for middle and high school where students connect with a survivor or rescuer online. The contest is held on Febru...

Winter Dance raises over $2500 for Puerto Rico trip

Wendy Rodriguez, Managing Editor

January 18, 2018

On December 15, 2017 the American Heritage Club hosted the Winter Dance, which was attended by over 250 MacArthur students and raised over $2500.  The theme this year was Winter Wonderland, and students who wore an ugly sweater...

Girls Basketball wins championship for fourth time

Alissa Torres, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2018

The girl’s basketball team took home the first place trophy at the district tournament Saturday, December 2 at Saddleback High School. The three time undefeated team played four different schools in 30-minute games. MacArthu...

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