The Tiger's Tale

Eighth graders informed about the risk of losing privileges

James Mariscal, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

On January 16, eighth grade students attended the eighth grade assembly in the PAR.  The purpose of the assembly was to motivate the students to strive to succeed and to understand that there will be consequences for their bad...

The District Writing Assessment gauges students’ argumentative writing

Mariana Garcia, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

On January 25 and 26 all students took the District Writing Assessment, or D.W.A.  The D.W.A. measures students’ writing skill and was administered through language arts classes during a block schedule. Depending on the ...

Lunchtime assembly warns students about drug and alcohol abuse

Leesa Lazaro, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

Counselors Mrs. Laurie Tristan and Ms. Cristine Silva held an assembly on Thursday, January 25 at lunch in the P.A.R. for awareness about National Drug and Alcohol Facts week. “In the future, for future lunch assemblies, we hope all stude...

All students attend assembly on transcripts

Sofia De Loera, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

Counselors Ms. Christine Silva and Mrs. Laurie Tristan organized a Classroom Guidance Lesson assembly during social studies classes towards the end of the first semester.  Each grade had a different topic and date for the assembly...

Dance Club expands on popular P.E. unit

Lilliana Ibarra, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

“I enjoy making opportunities available,” said P.E Teacher Mr. Tim Fredericksen.  With 30 students, the Dance Club has slowly been growing larger.  Fredericksen began the club to expand the lessons originally taught in P.E.,...

The MacArthur cafeteria needs a salad bar

February 12, 2018

There are lots of food choices in the world; however, students are captive to the cafeteria when at school.  To that end, MacArthur should get better food!  It is true that the cafeteria menu does change every day, and many...

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...

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