The Tiger's Tale

StudySync could be better

Jacklyne Rivera, Managing Editor

November 1, 2018

When considering the language arts curriculum, I prefer our old Holt literature over the new curriculum. The first problem is the reliability of the books themselves. StudySync would be better if it was hardcover and not four...

Principal Casper promoted to Segerstrom High School and leaves MacArthur

Sofia De Loera, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2018

Friday, October 5 was Principal Mr. David Casper’s last day at MacArthur because he was promoted to principal at Segerstrom High School.  Casper was the longest-running principal at MacArthur, having led the school for over ...

Girls Volleyball goes 2-2, places fourth overall

Itza Barraza, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

The girls volleyball team competed at the Santa Ana Unified School District intermediate school tournament game on October 6 in Valley High School, coming in fourth place overall.   The 18 girl team practiced six weeks to prep...

MacArthur’s four-year football winning streak comes to an end

Diego Solis, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

The MacArthur football team placed sixth in the tournament on October 6 at Valley High School.  They faced Villa Fundamental Intermediate School and Lathrop Intermediate School, losing Villa and defeating Lathrop.   Due to...

MacArthur students use new language arts curriculum known as StudySync

James Flores, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

StudySync is a new language arts curriculum that started at the beginning of the year for MacArthur students.  Throughout the year, all MacArthur students will have some interaction with this curriculum in the form of reading stories,...

Counselors create Suicide Prevention Week to bring awareness and prevention to campus

Chris Ramos, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

Counselors Mrs. Laurie Tristan and Ms. Christine Silva hosted a week-long suicide prevention event.  Suicide Prevention Week lasted from September 24 to the 28 and spread awareness about this serious threat to students on campus. ...

Cross country runs to a first place finish

Fabiola Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

On September 26, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM, MacArthur's cross country team competed in a district meet at Thornton Park. MacArthur placed first overall, with what Coach Mr. Patrick Evans calls an “awesome performance” of 18 medals. ...

Sixth-Grade wins Summer Reading Contest

Sofia De Loera, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018

For the month of August, all students MacArthur students participated in the Summer reading contest to help promote Reading Counts participation on the Summer Reading books.  Sixth graders won the contest and read Windcatche...

Wonder is a movie worth seeing

Wendy Rodriguez, Managing Editor

March 20, 2018

DIRECTOR: Stephen Chbosky CAST: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Bryce Gheisar, Daveed Diggs, Millie Davis, Izabela Vidovic, Danielle Rose Russell, Elle McKinnon, Mandy Patinkin, Sônia Braga, Noah Jupe Time: ...

Girls soccer competes on Saturday, March 17

Celest Rivas, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2018

The girls soccer team will put in all their effort to win in this year’s tournament on March 17 at Greenville Fundamental Elementary School.  “I hope we make it out of our pool, meet Mendez in the finals and get our sweet...

MacArthur Science Fair students advance to the county competition

Wendy Rodriguez, Managing Editor

March 9, 2018

“I would like to find a way to get the entire school involved with Science Fair,” said sixth grade Science and AVID teacher Ms. Valerie Armstrong On February 2, Armstrong's science classes and students who joined the cl...

MacArthur students contribute to the Nation’s Report Card by participating in the N.A.E.P.

Autymn Marine, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

On January 31, 2018, the National Assessment of Educational Progress, N.A.E.P., test was held in the P.A.R. during two sessions, at 8:00 and 10:00AM.  Only a small sample of eighth graders took the test.   The tests were ...

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