The Tiger's Tale

Gum chewing consequence now two campus clean beautifications

Jamie Colchado and Kaylie Amaya, Staff Reporters

November 7, 2019

At MacArthur Fundamental School, students will now receive two campus clean-ups for chewing gum.  At lunchtime, students with a campus beautification will eliminate litter in the quad. Previously, the consequence for chewing gum ...

The MacArthur faculty welcomes three new teachers

Yelsey Ortiz, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

On the first day of school, three teachers joined the MacArthur faculty: Mrs. Heather Rigby, Mrs. Krystal Darrow, and Ms. Zyania Lizarraga.  They replaced Ms. Janelle Nagle, Mr. Tanilo Ponce, and Mrs. Fabiola Thahab, respective...

Spirit Rush recruited students into this year’s organizations

Alexa Martinez, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

On Tuesday, September 3 and Thursday, September 5 Assistant Principal Mr. Ray Gonzales, club advisors, and ASB students and the A.S.B Adviser Mrs. Maria Vicario hosted the Spirit Rush.  The Spirit Rush was held in the P.A.R at l...

The Back to School Dance raises over $1300

Valeria Flores, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

The A.S.B. and Journalism/Yearbook clubs hosted the Back to School Dance on September 20 as a fundraiser.  The dance was held in the PAR and the clubs and A.S.B. Adviser Mrs. Maria Vicario ran the snack bar with the help of ...

Sixth graders win the Summer Reading contest

Natalie Nava, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

The sixth-grade students won the Summer Reading contest by having 319 students out of 408 pass the James and The Giant Peach.  Second place was seventh grade by having 297 out 408 passing Tale of Despereaux.  Eighth grade placed thi...

Blacktop and field are repaired at the start of school

Baldo Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

The Santa Ana Unified School District paid for the repair of the blacktop and the backfield at the start of the school year.   For the blacktop, workers patched up holes with asphalt, which had worsened increasingly during la...

Wellness Center and MacArthur Cafe promote parent involvement

Giselle Castrejon, Managing Editor

September 26, 2019

In an effort to have more parent involvement on campus, Principal Ms. Katherine Berger held the grand opening for the new Wellness Center on Back to School Night on September 5 in addition to hosting the first MacArthur Cafe on...

All students complete the Fall MAP exam

Joseph Tran, Photo Editor

September 4, 2019

All MacArthur students took the Fall MAP reading and math tests during a block schedule on August 26 and 27.  MAP stands for Measure of annual progress.  MAP is a computer adaptive test that modifies questions based on the r...

Three Summer intervention programs kept students busy

Rodrigo Rivera, Photo Editor

August 29, 2019

During Summer vacation, there were three intervention programs run at MacArthur from June 4 through June 28.  While the Summer enrichment program had been running for the past five years at MacArthur, this year all three approved pr...

MacArthur begins its 39th school year

Giselle Castrejon, Managing Editor

August 23, 2019

August 12 marked the first day of the 2019-20 school year for MacArthur Fundamental Intermediate School.  The start of the school year brings three new teachers to campus and a few new rules for students to follow. The three new teachers th...

Tiger Training prepares incoming sixth graders

Giselle Castrejon, Managing Editor

August 23, 2019

Program verification was held from July 29 - August 2 and was dedicated to getting students ready for the upcoming school year.  MacArthur ASB and CJSF students assisted along with the counselors, staff, and administration.  Sp...

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