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Student store burglary discovered over Thanksgiving Break

Briana Arinaga, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2017

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Over Thanksgiving break, a MacArthur Fundamental School’s student store was broken into. MacArthur custodians were the first to discover the theft when a window was broken. Due to this event, Principal Mr. David Casper plans to work with the district to install a higher security system around the campus. Unfortunately, we didn’t have a security system when the break in occurred

Eighth grade motivational assembly informs students of second semester consequences

Lexy Flores, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2017

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On February 14, all eighth graders will attend the motivational assembly in the PAR. According to Assistant Principal Mr. Craig Johnson the assembly is to inform eighth graders how to achieve good grades, how to act as a MacArthur scholar, and how to avoid losing privileges.

Active skateboarding exhibition postponed due to the wind

Natalie Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2017

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The Active skating exhibition was postponed for the second time due to weather conditions. According to Boardrider’s Anonymous Advisor Patrick Evans the exhibition will be postponed to next Friday, February 3. This was the second postponement; the first time it was rescheduled because of the rain.

Boys soccer plays into sixth place

Favi Ramirez, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2017

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The MacArthur boys soccer team placed sixth in the district tournament on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Valley High School. The boys soccer team went against two different schools, in the game against Willard they tied 0-0. In the second game against Villa, the soccer team lost four to one.

Mactivities get students thinking about college and careers for the third straight year

Wendy Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2017

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“I love that students are excited about exploring their future.  My favorite part about this program is seeing different colleges they visit and the different T-shirts they wear from colleges,” said Counselor Mrs. Laurie Tris...

Speech and Debate score third place at the second tournament

Jenessa Hernandez, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2017

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The MacArthur team debated the same topic, “Should K-12 public schools monitor speech outside of school?” against all other present schools. Additionally, the MacArthur speakers had the opportunity to select their topic from the seven categories including original oratory, poetry, duo-interpretation, dramatic-interpretation, oratorical declamation and perform their topic for other contestants and judges.

Ambassadors of Compassion builds leaders at MacArthur

AJ Mercado, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2016

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Perhaps you’ve seen it on the school calendar.  Or maybe you have a friend who goes to mentoring meetings once a week.  There’s a new group on campus called A.O.C.   What is A.O.C.?  A.O.C. is the Ambassadors Of Compassion.  A.O...

Friday Schools: Changing student habits and behavior

Lexy Flores, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2016

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Every Friday students gather in the library to serve three hours of detention known as Friday Schools. Many students receive Friday schools for significant misbehavior, fifth missed assignment or any other progressive consequence. Any staff member can refer students to the counselors or administrators to receive a Friday school.

Girl’s basketball team three-peats at the district tournament

Frida Ramirez, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2016

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The girl’s basketball team took home the first place trophy at the district tournament Saturday December 12 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM. The three time undefeated team played four different schools in 30-minute games.

MacArthur gets a new fence after it collapses

Mia Carrillo, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2016

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“The weight of the plant growing on it caused it to fall, and the 50 M.P.H. wind,” said Assistant Principal Mr. Craig Johnson, referring to MacArthur’s fence that parallels Flower Street on the back field. The fence fe...

MacArthur Volleyball becomes two time champions

Breanna Cazales, Media Editor

December 16, 2016

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The MacArthur Girls Volleyball team won the championship for the second straight year at the district tournament that happened on Saturday, October 15 at Saddleback High School from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

MacArthur students will take the District Writing Assessment on January 26

Wendy Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2016

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On Thursday January 26 all MacArthur students are required to take the District Writing Assessment, D.W.A., during a period 2 testing schedule. This year the D.W.A. will be in January instead of December. Both Celestino and Assistant Principal Mr. Craig Johnson are helping prepare students and staff for the assessment.

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