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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...

Spanish Club students visited MoLAA for Day of the Dead experience

Aileen Montes, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017

On Thursday, November 2, the eighth-grade Spanish Club members, which are comprised from students in the Spanish classes, went on a field trip celebrating the Day of The Dead.  The field trip went to the Museum of Latin American...

Drama students see Tartuffe by Moliere on November 3

Leesa Lazaro, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017

Drama teacher Mrs. Holly Kotler and the drama students attended a field trip on November 3.  This field trip took place at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa. They departed the MacArthur campus at 8:30 AM and returned at 2:00...

MacArthur celebrates Veteran’s Day with an assembly

Miguel Casillas, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017

On November 9, 2017 the Veteran’s Day Assembly was held at the quad after second period. The purpose of the Veterans Day Assembly was to pay honor to veterans that risked their lives for our freedom.  Veteran’s Day is a...

Volleyball team goes 1-1, doesn’t make semifinals

Miguel Casillas, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017

“We got off to a rough start,” said Volleyball Coach Mr. Ray Gonzales.     On Saturday October 7, the girls volleyball placed fifth in the tournament at Valley High School and were coached by Gonzales and Instructional A...

Four MacArthur students come in first at the SAUSD Intermediate Cross Country Meet

Celest Rivas, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017

Jose Lozano, Kaitlyn Castillo, Diego Lucatero, and Jordy Quiroz came in first place at the Cross Country meet on September 27 at McFadden Intermediate School, next to Thornton Park.  The Cross Country team was coached by P.E. t...

MacArthur Counselors continue to develop college-going atmosphere with Mactivities program

Sofia De Loera, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017

Counselors Ms. Christine Silva and Mrs. Laurie Tristan organized a Mactivities assembly in the PAR during language arts classes on September 29.  They organized this assembly to generate interest and motivation to get students ...

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