Category Archives: News

Magruder’s First Annual Math Night

Math Night By:Bryan L.,staff writer   `What is Math Night? Math Night was on Thursday, June 12th, in the Magruder cafeteria. There were over fifty students participating and all of Magruder’s math teachers.  Mrs. Susan Johnson, the 8th grade math … Continue reading

Posted in News, STEM Stories | Comments Off on Magruder’s First Annual Math Night

Chess Club

Chess Club By:Bryan L.,staff writer     What is Chess Club? This a club held after school on Tuesday  hosted by Ms.Borowski in room 17 . Chess club is where you play chess against other people. Chess club is a … Continue reading

Posted in News, STEM Stories | Comments Off on Chess Club

Robotics Demonstration for the School

Robotics Club Demonstrates Robots in the Cafeteria By: Mrs. Peterson, Robotics Club Sponsor The Robotics Club students have built and programmed robots every Friday after school for the last four months.  Students wanted to share their success with the school. … Continue reading

Posted in News, STEM Stories | Comments Off on Robotics Demonstration for the School

Chess Club Tournaments

Chess Club Tournament Chess requires planning, logic, and using strategies.  Are you up for the challenge?  Join Ms. Borowski’s Chess Club in their final tournament of the year this Tuesday, June 10th, in room 17.  See you there, if you … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, STEM Stories | Comments Off on Chess Club Tournaments

Student of the Month Period 6

Student of the Month Awards: Period 6 By: Jenny T. and Sarah B., Staff Writers         On June 6th, we had our last Student of the Month Awards for 2013-2014 school year. All the students did great job this year, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Student of the Month Period 6

Hairspray

    The Drama Club Production Of… HAIRSPRAY By : Jenny C. and Khanh P., Staff Writers        The Drama Club did an amazing job on Hairspray! The play was fun, energetic, hilarious, and the crew brought the characters to life! … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, News | Comments Off on Hairspray

Magruder’s Variety Show

Magruder’s Annual Variety Show Watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkdOhxRwe38&feature=share&list=UUh3i7KsyQ9QtgUWhlM1Q9Yw     Magruder Variety Show By: Jenny T. and Sarah B., Staff Writers   Magruder’s got talent! On June 30th, Magruder is having their annual Variety Show. Students that want to participate get the … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, News | Comments Off on Magruder’s Variety Show

Students in Government Day

Students in Government Day  See Video interview of the students who won the opportunity to participate in Torrance City Government for one day:        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENtj88cj3S8&list=UUh3i7KsyQ9QtgUWhlM1Q9Yw&feature=share&index=4 By:Carly P. and Lizbeth M. staff writers             What’s student government day? Students … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Students in Government Day

Blue Ribbon Week

  Blue Ribbon week By: Megan K & Khanh P.;staff writers   This week was filled with amazing things.  Students were amazed with the equipment of the swat team and their jobs.  Many students went on the trucks and cars … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Blue Ribbon Week

Magruder’s Open House

Magruder’s Open House By : Jenny C. and Khanh P. , Staff Writers         Open House flew by so fast.  All the classes did a great job presenting their classes and it was pretty fun. It was great time for … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Magruder’s Open House

Experium Field Trip Quite an Experience

Science Field Trip By: Marcus M., staff writer   Which experiment was your favorite at the Experium Science Center field trip? This year our very own PTSA has sponsored all grades to visit Experium Science Center at the end of … Continue reading

Posted in News, STEM Stories | Comments Off on Experium Field Trip Quite an Experience

Magruder’s Annual Variety Show

Variety Show Ad By: Jake H., staff writer         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcHjUYx2WOs&list=UUh3i7KsyQ9QtgUWhlM1Q9Yw&feature=share  

Posted in Advertising | Comments Off on Magruder’s Annual Variety Show

Buy Your Yearbook Now

Buy Your Yearbook Now! By: Mrs. Peterson, Yearbook Advisor The end of the year already?  Remember the good times with your friends.  Buy your yearbook now!  They will be delivered to Magruder June 2, and sold after school daily by … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising | Comments Off on Buy Your Yearbook Now

Math Olympiad Competition

Math Olympiad By:Lizbeth M. and Carly P., staff writers It’s time to get your math caps on and lets get ready to work one of those problems.     We know what you’re thinking…”Math Olympiad?” Well, time to put an end to … Continue reading

Posted in News, STEM Stories | Comments Off on Math Olympiad Competition

Magruder Madness Day

Magruder Madness by: Jenny C. & Megan K.: staff writers                 StreetBeat and Dunk Squad Videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOJqKZoB5dw&feature=share&list=UUh3i7KsyQ9QtgUWhlM1Q9Yw&index=8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpaFItB6_IA&list=UUh3i7KsyQ9QtgUWhlM1Q9Yw&feature=share&index=5   Did you go to the Magruder Madness? It was amazing! It happened on Saturday, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Magruder Madness Day

Sharefest Gives Garden Guru a New Beginning

Sharefest Gives Garden Guru a New Beginning By: Mrs. Peterson The hot sun and long hours didn’t discourage Mr. Sheck and Ms. Nunez, along with members of Sharefest, to build completely new planters for Ms. Borowski’s Garden at Columbia Park, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Sharefest Gives Garden Guru a New Beginning

College and Career Club Field Trip

College and Career Club Field Trip By: Kenadi K., staff writer   Take five! Like a movie roll of the future, we saw what we could do, in about five years from now.   Last Thursday, on 05/01/2014, the College … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on College and Career Club Field Trip

Magruder Has a Free App

Magruder Has an App! By: Mrs. Peterson Do you have an iPhone, iPod Touch, or an iPad? Well, if you do, you can access everything you ever wanted to know about Magruder – grades, events, and even photos from Replayit! … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising | Comments Off on Magruder Has a Free App

Mr. Porush’s Spring Concert a Smashing Success

Armstrong Theater Spring Concert 2014 By: Khanh P. & Nayrovi P., staff writers             Do you like concerts? Or, just relaxing to good music?  On April 29th, students and family were treated to the best performance of the year by Magruder’s … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Mr. Porush’s Spring Concert a Smashing Success

Magruder’s Annual Washington D.C. Trip Video Interview

Washington D.C. Trip 2014 By: Carly P. and Lizbeth M. staff writers See Video Interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RQxhh1MbRU&list=UUh3i7KsyQ9QtgUWhlM1Q9Yw&feature=share              “Did you see the President?” is an often asked question.  On April 4 through April 10, 2014, Magruder Middle School’s 8th … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Magruder’s Annual Washington D.C. Trip Video Interview

Grades of Green Night at Magruder

Grades of Green Night  By: Bryan Lakin, staff writer   What was the Grades of Green Night? It was a meeting for parents, on Tuesday night, April 15th, in Magruder’s Cafeteria, to show our recycling program and how well we … Continue reading

Posted in News, STEM Stories | Comments Off on Grades of Green Night at Magruder

Student of the Month Per.5

SOMA per.5 by: Jenny C. & Megan K., staff writers   One more SOMA then we are done !  IF you haven’t got one this time, you better work as hard as you can for sixth period !  Be committed and … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Student of the Month Per.5

Drama Club Field Trip

Drama Club Field Trip! By: Jenny T. and Sarah B., Staff writers           Oh, the drama! On April 3rd, 2014, a group of students from Drama Club went to the Armstrong Theatre . There, they went to watch “The Little … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Drama Club Field Trip

Magruder’s Move-A-Thon

Move-A-Thon By: Bryan L. and Dustyn C., Staff Writers   Were you ready to move, dance, and walk in the Move-A-Thon? We sure were! Everyone enjoyed our time there as we played basketball and volleyball. People also danced along to … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Magruder’s Move-A-Thon

Student of the Month Period 4

S.O.M.A. Per. 4 By: Lizbeth M. and Carly P. , staff writers The period 4 Student of the Month Assembly, cancelled due to rain, finally took place on March 8, 2014 at Magruder Middle School. A few Renaissance students called … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Student of the Month Period 4

College Week at Magruder

College Week  By Marcus M. and Colby H., staff writers   Did you like college week? Well, we sure did!  It was great meeting all those college athletes from the California State University Dominguez Hills and also from our local … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on College Week at Magruder

MathCounts Competition

Marvelous Mustangs Compete in MathCounts             By: Lizbeth M. and Carly P. staff writers             Did you know that Magruder students participate in math competitions in the South Bay? Math Counts is one math contest that took place in March. … Continue reading

Posted in News, STEM Stories | Comments Off on MathCounts Competition

Astro Camp

Astro Camp was a Blast! Interview and Video By: Sarah B., Jennifer C. and Khanh P. and Jake H.         Video Interview: http://www.youtube.com/watchv=HJm6yjmkt1U&feature=share&list=UUh3i7KsyQ9QtgUWhlM1Q9Yw Video of Sarah on the zipline: http://youtu.be/IYdHVz3zZ8M Bottle Rockets: http://youtu.be/3x3GGY8YlK8 On February 7-9, 2014, twenty-one Magruder … Continue reading

Posted in News, STEM Stories | Comments Off on Astro Camp

Honorary Service Awards for 2014

Honorary Service Awards By: Khanh P. & Jenny C., staff writers     Did you go to the Honorary Service Awards? No? You really missed out. Yes? Then great! If you did go, you have witnessed awards being given for The … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Honorary Service Awards for 2014

Sixth Grade Spelling Bee

2014 Spelling Bee By: Khanh P. & Nayrovi P., staff writers       A-B-C-D-E-F-G. H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P. OK, so you probably know  how to spell, but were you good enough for the spelling bee? Were you be able to spell those words? … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Sixth Grade Spelling Bee

Operation Smile Brings Joy to Children with Cleft Lip

Spring Pictures By: Marcus Montoya, Staff Writer Get ready to dress nicely, and get fancy pants on, because the Spring pictures are coming to Magruder Middle School. The spring pictures are going to be on February 19, 2014. So start … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising | Comments Off on Operation Smile Brings Joy to Children with Cleft Lip

Valentine’s Day Candy Grams

Valentine Candy Grams By Colby Hafner, Staff Writer     Have you heard about the Candy Grams that Magruder Middle School is selling? Magruder’s Journalism Class will be selling them the 11th, 12th, and 13th of February at the lunch … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising | Comments Off on Valentine’s Day Candy Grams

Magruder’s Snowball Bash

By: Jessica S. and Amanda A., staff writers         The winter dance – what a great time! Friends, good food, dancing, and lots more! Plenty of people showed up for the Snowball Bash, (no snow, but lots … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Magruder’s Snowball Bash

Variety Show Ad

It’s Time To Get Your Act Together Jake H.’s AD: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rysnF4npsaM Magruder’s Annual Variety Show, held every Spring, will be asking for auditions, coming soon! Actors, singers, musicians, and dancers,  it’s time to get your act together! Students choose their own … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising | Comments Off on Variety Show Ad

Student of the Month Per.3

SOMA 3 By: Sarah B., Staff Writer Every month teachers congratulate outstanding students for being good in their subject and for citizenship. This month it’s third period. All of these students worked really hard for this award. So let’s congratulate  … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Student of the Month Per.3

Grades of Green Team Presents Program to Magruder

Grades of Green By: Khanh P. & Nayrovi P., staff writers   Did you notice that our school has been more clean recently? Thanks to the Grades of Greens program, which is a program that helps us recycle and protect the … Continue reading

Posted in News, STEM Stories | Comments Off on Grades of Green Team Presents Program to Magruder

SOMA Per 3 and The Renaissance Program

SOMA Per.3 By: Jenny C. and Megan K., staff writers SOMA is here!  SOMA is a great assembly for showing the students, teachers, and principals who really participates in class and works their hardest.  So let’s give it up for the … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on SOMA Per 3 and The Renaissance Program

Magruder’s Annual Geography Bee

Geography Bee By: Megan K. and Nayrovi P., staff writers   The geography bee was amazing! The cafeteria was full of students sitting on the floor,talking and anticipating the competition. There were a lot of finalists there to compete and … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Magruder’s Annual Geography Bee

Winter Concert Warms the Heart

        Winter Concert  By: Lizbeth M. and Carly P., staff writers On the chilly day of December 17, 6:00 to 7:00 pm, students from Magruder Middle School entered the school cafeteria and never looked back.  The stage was … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Winter Concert Warms the Heart

Student of the Month Assembly Per.2

Student of the Month Awards Period 2 By: Alyssa A. and Jenny T., Staff Writers         Student of the Month is back! On December 6th, the second period teachers for each grade will choose their best students and give them … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Student of the Month Assembly Per.2

Sixth Grade Toy Faire

Toy Faire By: Khanh P. & Megan K., staff writers     Have you ever wanted to invent something? How about a toy? This is your chance to make your very own toy! Your toy will be presented to everyone … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Sixth Grade Toy Faire

McTeacher Night

McTeacher Night By Bryan L., staff writer Hamburgers, fries, and teachers, how can you get better than that! On December 3rd, was the once in your lifetime chance to go to McTeacher Night. You got to see teachers flip burgers … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on McTeacher Night

Grades of Green Recycling Project

Grades of Green By: Kenadi K., Editor-in-Chief   Grades of Green is a recycling program that started as an implemented program at Grand View Elementary. At first the program was run by just the parents. Now 140,860 students have joined … Continue reading

Posted in News, STEM Stories | Comments Off on Grades of Green Recycling Project

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week by: Megan K., staff writer “My future is too important to do drugs.  Drugs erase dreams.  Stay clean, lean and mean, says a football star.”  Where did these saying come from? Mrs. Jaeger’s winning door during Red … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Red Ribbon Week

Halloween Carnival

Halloween Carnival By: Bryan Lakin, Staff Writer Did you enjoy the Halloween Carnival? Well, it sure was better than last year. Magruder students had a blast at the Halloween Carnival with fun activities like games, the photo-booth, hair-coloring, the costume … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Halloween Carnival

Magruder’s Halloween Carnival

Magruder’s Halloween Carnival By: Jenny C. and Megan K., staff writers The Halloween Carnival 2013 was a party! http://youtu.be/9e-PSIsZjP8 The Halloween Carnival was a success! Thanks to Mr. Rasmussen who headed a committee of students who did all the work, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Magruder’s Halloween Carnival

Student of the Month Assembly for Period 1

 Student of the Month Assembly By: Megan K. & Jenny C., staff writers Student of the Month Assemblies are here!  The Student of the Month is a fun assembly at the end of fourth period where teachers show their best  students.  … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Student of the Month Assembly for Period 1

Magruder’s Haunted Classroom 2013

Magruder’s Haunted Classroom By:Jake H., staff writer Mrs. Borowski and her team of actors has done it again, giving Magruder our annual nightmare.  In case you didn’t get to see the maze, here is a video of Magruder’s Haunted Classroom. http://youtu.be/VvRpumGig70 … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising | Comments Off on Magruder’s Haunted Classroom 2013

Haunted Classroom Maze

Halloween Maze by:Kenadi Kersting, editor in chief   You know how everyone says Halloween is the scariest time of the year? Well, I hated that saying. OH wait, I forgot to introduce myself.  Hi I’m Esther, and I’m like the … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising | Comments Off on Haunted Classroom Maze

Halloween Carnival

                     Halloween Carnival By: Kenadi Kersting, staff writer   Are you always bored in 6th period? Do you want to get out of it a little bit early?  Maybe, like an … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising | Comments Off on Halloween Carnival