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Phones at Recess?

Phones at Recess? By: Eric G. and Haskell M., Staff Writers Should we have phones at lunchtime? Well, let’s see what the students of Magruder Middle School have to say.       –  “No, because they could possibly be … Continue reading

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The Battle Cats Review

The Battle Cats Review By:Bryan L., and Tony Z., staff writers Do you like cats? Then, you should get a game called The Battle Cats for ios, android.  The Battle Cats is a free game made by PONOS. About cats … Continue reading

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The Lucky Poptart Catch

The Lucky Poptart Catch By: Jordan N. & James S., staff writers One windy day, there was three kids named Paul, Mary, and Randy. They were walking home from school. Paul was wearing green pants, Mary had a green skirt, and … Continue reading

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The Annoying Leprechaun

The Annoying Leprechaun By: Sunbo A. and Alyssa M., Staff Writer   Well, as you all know, you might have noticed my insane and horrible appearance last week. This mishap was for a very valid reason. I have been annoyed … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Leprechaun

The Mysterious Leprechaun (even though leprechauns are already mysterious) By: Tony Z.and Bryan L., staff writers Listen, up kids and I shall tell you a story. A story about why you never see any leprechauns in person. I shall tell … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick Has Weird Ways of Giving Me Fortune

Saint Patrick’s Day Fortune By: Carly P. and Hong-Tran D., Staff Writers It was the morning of Tuesday, March 17th. I (Carly) woke up with my hair all messed up. “Great St. Patrick’s Day. I wonder what kind of luck … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Comic

A Public Service Announcement About Rainbows By: Dustyn C., Staff Writer

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Inside a Video Game

Inside a Video Game By: Haskell M., staff writer   It was a normal Friday, when I was waiting patiently for my mom, to come and pick  me up from school. I kept on texting her, and kept on waiting. … Continue reading

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St . Patrick’s Day History

St . Patrick’s Day History By: Jordan N. & Haskell M., Staff writers             Every year we celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, on March 17th, which is the death of the patron saint of Ireland. It is an international celebration, to celebrate the … Continue reading

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The Lepre-spective

The Lepre-spective by Lylianna L. & Jenny C.; Staff writers   *Yawns* I smile. It’s that time of year again. Where we turn into half leprechaun, half human. It’s hereditary. It’s all because today is St. Patricks Day. I don’t … Continue reading

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One Piece Treasure Cruise Review

One Piece Treasure Cruise Review By: Tony Z., staff writer If you didn’t know already, One Piece is a classic anime/manga. The manga was released in 1997 and the anime aired in 1999. Both the anime and manga are going … Continue reading

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Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 Review

Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 Review By: Haskell M. and James S., staff writers Storyline – Five Nights at Freddy’s is a series of unfortunate events leading to a pizzeria closing down. An undiscovered restaurant left and forgotten, until found … Continue reading

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SOMA Period 4

Student of the Month Assembly for Period 4 By : Jenny C. and Hong Tran D., Staff Writers   Magruder’s outdoor stage was packed with students, and proud parents, at the Period Four Student of the Month Assembly, on February … Continue reading

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California Junior Scholarship Federation

College Bound? Join CJSF California Junior Scholarship Federation by:Carly P. and Khanh P., staff writers Ever wanted to get a headstart in college? Well, now’s your chance, because at CJSF we volunteer, tutor, and offer service to the school and … Continue reading

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Math Counts Competition 2015

Math Counts Competition by: Carly P. and Khanh P., Staff Writers The exciting and inspiring Math Counts Competition, sponsored by Northrup  Grumman, was held on Saturday, February 28, 2015. The Magruder Mustangs, went to Northrop Grumman Building S to compete … Continue reading

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Lucky or Not?

Lucky or Not? By: Khanh P., staff writer   I wake up to a beautiful St. Patrick’s Day morning, the sun is shining on me, blanketing me in warmth as I arise. “Stephanie! Come down for breakfast!” I hurry down … Continue reading

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Robotics and Tech Club Goes to Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Field Trip By: Sunbo A., staff writer The last week in February is National Engineer’s Week.  The Magruder’s tech and robotics teams had an incredible opportunity and went to one of the greatest aerospace companies in the world … Continue reading

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Tech and Robotics Club Field Trip

Tech and Robotics Club Field Trip By Dustyn C. and Eric G., staff writers On Tuesday, February 24, both the Tech Club and Robotics Club took the unique opportunity to visit the Northrop Grumman Aerospace System to celebrate Engineering Week. … Continue reading

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Honorary Service Awards

Honorary Service Awards By : Jenny C. and Joy M., Staff Writers Did you go to Honorary Service Awards? If you did, well, great!  But if you didn’t, you missed out on this delightful night. Honorary Service Awards was held … Continue reading

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College Fair at West High

College Fair at West High By: Alyssa M. & Sunbo A., Staff Writers College may always seem so far away, but in reality you should always start to plan for the future. That is why people save money, look into … Continue reading

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The Misadventures of Sir Bike and Mr. Sweden

The Misadventures of Sir Bike and Mr. Sweden Lylianna L.; Staff Writer The year was 1836, Sir Bike and Mr. Sweden were arguing, as usual, during this activity. Mr. Sweden hated the walk to the bakery and Sir Bike never … Continue reading

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STEM Conference for Middle Schoolers at El Camino

S.T.E.M. at El Camino By: Bryan L., staff writer Did you go to the STEM Conference at El Camino in January? The STEM Conference was for middle school students and was a one day event to inspire students to see … Continue reading

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Spongebob Sponge Out of Water Review

Spongebob Sponge Out of Water Review By Eric G.; staff writer As you all know, the new Spongebob movie is out.  People are anticipating finally seeing the group out of water, but don’t expect it to be as it was … Continue reading

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The 6th Grade Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee By: Jordan N. and Tony Z., staff writers S-p-e-l-l-i-n-g B-e-e. For all those who seem to have a knack for spelling correctly, it’s that nerve-racking time for the sixth grade kids to spell some words. The moment … Continue reading

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Henninger Flats Comic Strip Story

Henninger Flats Comic Strip Story By: James S., staff writer

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Valentine’s Day Confessions

Valentine’s Day Confessions By: Jenny C. and Lylianna L., Staff Writers           *beep* *beep* *beep* *slam* Oh, pumpernickel. It’s today. The day, where I, Mia Stephans, will pronounce my love to him. Yep, Danny.   I get out of bed, … Continue reading

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All Is Fair In Love, War, And More War

All Is Fair In Love, War, And More War By Dustyn C.; Staff Writer Chapter 1: The Beginning Of An End   Valentine’s Day. Otherwise known as “Keep Calm Because Love Is In The Air” day. Today’s the day when … Continue reading

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I Want Candy on Valentines Day!

Valentine’s Day Candy          By: Khanh P. and Hong-Tran D., Staff Writers               Valentine’s Day is coming up! That means candies and roses! The most important thing for most of us is candy during Valentine’s … Continue reading

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History of Valentine’s Day

History of Valentine’s Day By: Joy M. and Lylianna L., Staff writers Did you know that nearly 150 million cards are exchanged each Valentine’s Day? That makes Valentine’s Day the second most popular card-sending holiday, after Christmas! “Each year on … Continue reading

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A Mysterious Valentine’s Day

A Mysterious Valentine’s Day By: Alyssa M. and Hong-Tran D., Staff Writers It was the week of Valentines Day, and I was at my locker.  I opened my locker and something strange fell to my feet. It was red and … Continue reading

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Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air Staff writers; Jordan N. and James S. It was a chilly and cold February. I looked at the calender, and I nearly fainted. The day marked the 14th of February. I just couldn’t get her … Continue reading

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Celebrating Valentines Day

How to Celebrate Valentines Day By: Alyssa M. & Sunbo A., Staff Writers This February it is all about Valentines Day, the most loved time of the year. During this time of the year everybody is decorating their homes and … Continue reading

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Valentine Comic

Valentine Comic By: Dustyn C.

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Before Spring…

Before Spring Lylianna L.; Staff writer Before spring there is winter. People take winter for granted because it’s frigid temperatures and dark skies, but it can be beautiful. Winter isn’t bad,  it’s transition. Winter is between the times of autumn, … Continue reading

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Crossy Road Review

First Crossy Road Review By: Bryan L., staff writer   “Want to play an interested game called Crossy Road?” Be careful, just warning you -it’s super addictive! This extraordinary game, made by Hipster Whale, is like Frogger, with a twist … Continue reading

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Ultimate NES Remix Review

Ultimate NES Remix Review By Dustyn C., staff writer   Are old games old? Of course they are! Why not make them new again? That’s what Ultimate NES Remix does with numerous first-party games from the 80s and 90s for … Continue reading

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PTSA Cookie Dough February Fundraiser

PTSA Fundraiser Staff writer: Jordan N. and Sunbo A.        You might wonder why hasn’t Magruder had any field trips lately? Well, the reason is because we did not meet the goals of our Fall Fundraiser. The first major fundraiser, … Continue reading

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Blood of Olympus Book Review

Blood of Olympus Book Review By: Khanh P. & Carly P.;staff writers       An adventure book just released in Fall of 2014, written by the one and only Rick Riordan! This is one of the books that many people … Continue reading

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Maze Runner Movie and Book Comparison

Maze Runner Movie and Book Comparison BY Ayssa M. & Carly P.; staff writers Have you ever wondered if books and movies are similar? Well, movies and books do have similarities and differences. The Maze Runner is a series. There … Continue reading

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Dumb Ways to Die 2 Review

Dumb Ways to Die 2 Review By: Bryan L.; staff writer   What is Dumb ways to Die 2? It is the second game by Metro and is based off olympic and regular sports. There are 5 places you can … Continue reading

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Review

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Review by:Tony Z; staff writer Warning! This Review spoils the first 10 minutes of this movie!   After seeing the second Hobbit movie in the Hobbit movie trilogy, I was excited to … Continue reading

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Big Hero 6 Movie Review

Big Hero 6 Movie Review By: Jordan Nguyen; staff writer   Do you want to see what a genius can do? Do you want to see the impossible? Then you should see Big Hero 6. Big Hero 6 is a … Continue reading

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Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 Review

Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 Review By Staff Writers; James S. and Haskell M. Release: On September 12th, Scott Cawthon (the creator of Five Nights at Freddys) released a teaser for the Five Nights at Freddys 2 game that was … Continue reading

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The History Bee

The History Bee By : Jenny C. and Lylianna L., Staff writers “ It was a very nerveracking time, but it was also very exciting and fun.” ~ Alyssa M. The buzz in the air, markers writing the important answer that … Continue reading

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A Night in Walmart

A Night in Walmart By Eric G. and Haskell M. It was a Saturday, I was at home laying on the couch, and watching TV. My mom came in the room and said, “Want to go to Walmart with me, … Continue reading

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Tech Club

Tech Club By Dustyn C., staff writer Are you interest in the vast possibilities of technology? Want to experience technology with your friends? If so, Tech Club is the place for you! Every Wednesday from 3-4 pm, people arrive in … Continue reading

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The Winter Dance of ’15

The Winter Dance By. James S. & Haskell M.;Staff Writers Friday night at about 3:00, on January 23rd, was the greatest moments of our lives. If you missed out on the Winter Dance or just want to re-live the moments, … Continue reading

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Jr. Human Relations Ambassadors

 Jr. Human Relations Ambassadors by: Alyssa M. and Hong-Tran D., Staff Writers What is Jr. HRA? Jr. HRA is an organization filled with students who sign up to become leaders for the school. Ms. Barker is in charge of the … Continue reading

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Garden Guru Club

Garden Guru By: Sunbo A., Staff Writer “ It gets me outside, connects students with environment, and creates veggies”. These are the words of Ms. Borowski, the sponsor of one of Magruder’s best loved clubs- garden guru. This club has … Continue reading

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Mockingjay Part 1 Movie Review

 Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Movie Review By, Staff writer; Haskell M. Mockingjay, the movie, came out on November 21, 2014. In the movie, Mockingjay part 1, the Katniss is trying to destroy the Capitol with help from District 13, … Continue reading

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