The Tiger's Tale

MacArthur students take the annual District Writing Assessment

Rodrigo Rivera, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

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All MacArthur students took the District Writing Assessment on January 23 through January 25.  The test is the only in-district assessment of student writing, and all secondary students participated. On Wednesday, students prepared for their es...

MacArthur Speech and Debate competes for the second time this year

Diego Solis, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

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The MacArthur speech team competed at Godinez High School from 3:30 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, January 24.  This was the second organized competition of the year.  As a team, they placed fifth overall but did have an individ...

Spanish students visit the Museum of Latin American Art

Jasmin Ramirez, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018

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Spanish Teacher Mrs. Denise Vicario’s eighth-grade Spanish classes visited the Museum of Latin American Art, MOLAA, on Friday, November 2, to see the Dia De Los Muertos exhibit. With the money they raised for the Halloween Da...

The art elective gives students a creative outlet

Itza Barraza, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018

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Beginning for the 2018-19 school year, Mrs. Katie Cunningham has been busy teaching a new elective: art!  The art class is held in Room 37, replacing MacArthur’s choir program. “This will be a new elective, but we had a...

Mr. Ray Gonzales is promoted to assistant principal

Abbie Lopez, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018

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Mr. Ray Gonzales was promoted from his position as an eighth-grade social studies teacher to the new assistant principal at MacArthur Fundamental Intermediate School.  After Assistant Principal Dr. Emil Ahangarzadeh took a fu...

Halloween Dance raises over $3000 for clubs

Kimora Tuipala, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018

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AVID, Garden Club, and the Hispanic Heritage Club hosted this year's Halloween Dance.  The dance took place on October 26 from 2:45-5:00 PM and is the longest dance of the year.  This year’s dance was a successful fundrais...

Ms. Katie Mitchell-Berger becomes MacArthur’s principal

Diego Solis, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018

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Ms. Katie Mitchell-Berger became the new principal for MacArthur Fundamental Intermediate following former Principal Mr. David Casper’s promotion to Segerstrom High School.  Her first day here was on November 5. Berger appli...

Pentathlon begins practicing for the 2019 competition

Fabiola Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018

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On Tuesday, October 23, at 2:30 after school, the first meeting of MacArthur’s Pentathlon team commenced.  Counselor Ms. Christine Silva previously held a meeting about the general idea of Pentathlon, but this was the first official...

Peer Assisted Leadership conducts Red Ribbon Week for MacArthur Students

Baldo Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2018

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Throughout the week of October 22 to October 26, Peer Assisted Leadership and Adviser Ms. Susan Whitmire organized Red Ribbon Week for the students at MacArthur.  Red Ribbon Week first started worldwide around the year of 19...

The dance team forms and begins practicing

Giselle Castrejon, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2018

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The MacArthur dance team has officially started this year.  They were put together during dance meetings at lunch, and everyone was welcome to join.  They practice three out of the five school days a week. The dance team pra...

Principal Casper promoted to Segerstrom High School and leaves MacArthur

Sofia De Loera, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2018

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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 ...

MacArthur students use new language arts curriculum known as StudySync

James Flores, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

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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,...

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