Category Archives: Entertainment

Torrance Unified SD Middle School Summer Reading List

Torrance Unified School District Middle School Summer Reading List Want to keep your lexile reading scores high and still have fun?  Check out these great books this summer at the local Torrance library!  Each library has these lists and has … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the End of the Civil War

Civil War Reenactments 2015 By James S., Staff writer Featuring: Did you know that recently in California there was a reenactment of the Civil War? Apparently, it is the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. So many … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day By: Alyssa M., Staff Writer This year Memorial Day is on May 25th, and is a holiday that celebrates those who have passed away while serving their country. This holiday occurs the last Monday of May.   Memorial … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week by: Khanh P. and Hong-Tran D., Staff Writers       It’s the beginning of May! So it’s Teacher Appreciation Week! It’s time to appreciate all the things teachers have been doing. Teachers at Magruder have been … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things to get for Mother’s Day

Top Ten Things to get for Mother’s Day By:  Jordan N. and Haskell M., Staff Writers Flowers, a very nice original gift, that your mom will love. Recommended to have a vase with it.   2.  Candy, maybe a chocolate bar … Continue reading

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Your Mom’s Day Comic

Your Mom’s Day Comic By: Dustyn Casas

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week by: Khanh P. and Hong-Tran D.; Staff Writers It’s the beginning of May! So it’s Teacher Appreciation Week! It’s time to appreciate all the things teachers have been doing. Teachers at Magruder have been doing their best … Continue reading

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The Little Boy Who Accidentally Takes Over The World

The Little Boy Who Accidentally Takes Over The World By Dustyn Casas; staff writer There once was a boy in a very small town where no one was happy. Each person would frown.   The town was filled with many … Continue reading

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8th Grade Survival Guide

8th Grade Survival Guide By: Amber J. and Cameron J., staff writers This is a top 5 things that you need to know if  you’re going to a  new grade level. #1-DO NOT USE YOUR PHONE IN CLASS.Well, people do … Continue reading

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Anti-Joke Paradise

Anti-Joke Paradise By. James S. & Haskell M., staff writers What is green and has wheels? Grass. I lied about the wheels. What do you call a dog without legs? You don’t. He won’t come anyways. Why was 6 afraid … Continue reading

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Patriots Day

Patriot’s Day History   By Staff Writers; Haskell M. and Jordan N.               Patriots Day takes place on April 19, 1775 this year or is usually celebrated on the Third Monday  in April. What is Patriots Day? On April … Continue reading

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Spring Comic

Spring Things By: Dustyn C.

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Need a Laugh?

Puns, Puns Everywhere By Eric G. and Lylianna L.; Staff writer     What’s brown and sticky? A stick If you work security at a Samsung store does that make you a guardian of the galaxy? My friend’s bakery burned … Continue reading

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Eighth Graders Needed to Choose Journalism as an Elective

North Side Journalism Takes Off BY: Sunbo A. and Alyssa M., Staff Writers This week the Magruder Journalism Class had an incredible opportunity to meet with North High School’s Journalism Staff. Ms. Shankle, the Journalism teacher and her students from … Continue reading

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Sunshine the Cat

Sunshine the Cat By: Asia A., staff writer I’ve grown up with cats my whole life and learned a lot about them. Some cats have survived car wrecks, some born without limbs, and some that are just pure lucky. I’ve … Continue reading

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Onizuka Space Science Day 2015

Onizuka Space Science Day 2015                                     By: Bryan L., staff writer “Your vision is not limited by what your eye can see, but by what your mind can imagine.” This quote is from Ellison Onizuka, one of seven crew … 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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St. Patrick’s Day Comic

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

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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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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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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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Henninger Flats Comic Strip Story

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

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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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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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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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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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Vietnamese New Year

Vietnamese New Year by: Jenny C. and Hong-Tran D.;        Staff Writers Chuc Mung Nam Moi!! What happens during Vietnamese New Year? Is it the same as Chinese New Year? Well both Vietnamese and Chinese New Year start … Continue reading

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Chinese Zodiac

Chinese Zodiac By: Carly P. & Khanh P., staff writers Wo Shen Ti Hao Ma`!~ Ever tried to know what your Chinese Zodiac is and what it means? Would you want to know what 2015 has for you, well then … Continue reading

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New Year’s Punchline Comic

Comic Strip By: Dustyn C., staff writer

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Sydney Stephens, L.A. Police Cadet

Sydney Stephens By: Amber J., staff writer Sydney Stephens. The quiet and shy girl in the back of your classroom. But outside of school life its a different story. Ever since her older sister found a flyer in her school’s … Continue reading

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New Year’s Conspiracy

New Year’s Conspiracy By. James S. and Jordan N., Staff writers It was the year 1789 when my great uncle was overthrown by the intellectual movement known as the Enlightenment. Okay, lets slow down for a minute. The name is … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by: Alyssa M. and Hong-Tran D.;     Staff Writers Who was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 and died on April 4, 1968 at … Continue reading

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Model United Nations Club

Model United Nations Club by: Carly P and Lylianna L, staff writers Want to socialize, debate, and learn about countries? Well, the Model UN Club is your cup of tea. Model UN is a club hosted by YMCA Youth Government. … Continue reading

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Snow Summit vs Mammoth Mountain

Where To Go For Winter Break: Snow Summit V.S. Mammoth Mountain by : Jenny C. and Joy M., staff writers   Have you always been wonder where to go for vacation? Have you been trying to decide either to go … Continue reading

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Great Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas Gift Ideas By: Sunbo A., Staff Writer   This December everyone is excited about the holidays, especially Christmas. When Christmas time hits, the stores are filled with lots of anxious people buying presents and lots of beautiful jolly decorations.  … Continue reading

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Winter Olympic Sports

Winter Olympic Sports By: Jordan N., staff writer Lights, cameras, action! Americans love to watch the Winter Olympics. The Winter Olympics happen every four years. The most recent was in Sochi, Russia earlier this year, in February, 2014. During the … Continue reading

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Get Involved! Join a Club!

Open Clubs By : Jenny C. and Lylianna L., Staff Writers Have you ever been bored after school or during lunch? Have you ever wondered what clubs are open? Well, you came to the right story. We will show you … Continue reading

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Interview with Mr. Ross

Mr. Ross Interview By Eric Gasparro;Staff writer How much do YOU know about Mr. Ross? He is new to Magruder this year and teaches 6th grade language arts. Now is your chance to learn about one of our school’s newest … Continue reading

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“Math Counts” Math Competition Club

Math Counts Club By: Jordan N. and Carly P., staff writers Get your Math on! Do you like Math, then you should join Math Counts!  Math is what this is all about. Math Counts is a program where you can … Continue reading

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Injustice Gods Among Us iOS Review

Injustice Gods Among Us iOS Review By: Bryan L.,staff writer   What is this game for iPhones, iPad, and iPod Touch all about? This game is all about a fighting game where if you tap you do a regular attack. … Continue reading

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The Tradition of Hanukkah

The Tradition of Hanukkah By: Bryan L. and  Tony Z., staff writers Have you heard about Hanukkah? Hanukkah is a special holiday celebrated on December 16-25 for 2014.  It is a Jewish holiday where they give gifts and the most … Continue reading

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Shovel Night Review

Shovel Knight Review By: Anthony Z., staff writer You know those classic 8-bit games? Shovel Knight is in the style of these classic 80s games. Shovel Knight is available for 3ds, Wii U, and PC for fifteen bucks. In Shovel … Continue reading

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Entertainment Business: What Makes a Good Kids’ Show?

How Can a Good Kids’ Show Be Made? By: Dustyn C.; staff writer Many cartoons today are vastly improving from the years of around 2008-09 (Well, according to fan response and ratings, anyway). Starting from Adventure Time and Regular Show, … Continue reading

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Five Nights at Freddy’s Review

Five Nights at Freddy’s Review By. James S. & Haskell M.; Staff Writers Storyline: If you were around in the late 1900’s, and lived somewhere in Utah, you probably have been to Freddy Fazbears’s Pizza. This was the place that … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Comic

Why Doesn’t a Turkey Celebrate Thanksgiving? By: Dustyn C., staff writer

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Thanksgiving History

Thanksgiving History   By Staff Writers; Haskell M. and Jordan N.   Have you ever wondered what Thanksgiving was like in the past? Well, Thanksgiving is a national holiday, in which the United States, and Canada celebrate. Other places around … Continue reading

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AYSO Annual Turkey Tournament

AYSO Annual Turkey Tournament By: Alyssa M. & Khanh P.;staff writers Have you ever heard of the  AYSO Annual Turkey Tournament? This is the 27th annual year of the AYSO turkey tournament. Every year AYSO host a tournament that happens … Continue reading

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