Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Christmas I Thought I’d Never Have

The Christmas I Thought I’d Never Have!   By: A. Bocanegra , Staff Writer            Thump! Thump! “What?!” answers Melanie.  “It is about to be Christmas Mel what you going to get me?” says little Cynthia, Melanie’s little sister.  “I … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tangled

Movie Review: Tangled  By: Abigail Cash, staff writer             Are you looking for a great movie for your whole family? Well, if you are, then Tangled is a great movie for you! It has action, adventure, romance, comedy, and music … Continue reading

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Garden Guru Club

Garden Guru By A. Pelayo and M. Duncan, staff writers             Do you like to garden? Do you like to get down and dirty with vegetables and plants? Then this might be the club for you. We meet every … Continue reading

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Service Club

Service Club By: B. Kaur and M. Cordell, staff writers Service club is an awesome club. Mrs. Smith is in charge of the club and she started Service Club because she likes to work with kids who enjoy helping the … Continue reading

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College and Career Club

College and Career Club By: Lesley S. and Wendoly F., staff writers   Have you ever wanted to know more about college and how to plan for college? Well, now’s your chance. The whole purpose of the club is to have … Continue reading

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Holiday Laser Light Show

The Laser Light Show By Irene Morales and Rhea Patteri, staff writers   See these videos:MOV07420    MOV07422  Lights, lasers, action! On Friday, December 17, 2010 the Laser Light Show took place in the cafeteria. The show had a winter/holiday theme. It consisted … Continue reading

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McDonalds’ Night

McDonalds’ Night By Daniel Kiroloss, Staff Writer “Would you like fries with that?”  On Thursday, Dec. 9th, 2010, some familiar faces served hamburgers and fries at the McDonalds Restaurant on 182nd and Crenshaw in Torrance. Those faces were Magruder teachers, … Continue reading

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After School GATE Activity: English Language Arts

Gate Enrichment: English Language Arts By: K. Toyosato, staff writer On November 17, 2010, in the cafeteria after school, kids were having FUN?!?! It may be hard to believe, but very true.  It was the                                                                           day of the Gate … Continue reading

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The Natural History Museum Field Trip

The Natural History Museum                                                                                                By: Alina B. and Kayne T., staff writers   On December 16th, 2010, half of the sixth graders of Magruder Middle School went on a field trip to the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, California. … Continue reading

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Ella Enchanted

Ella Enchanted By: K. Bui and B. Kaur, staff writers   When is obedience going too far?  On November 19th, 2010 Ms. Jaeger’s  sixth grade drama class performed a great play called Ella Enchanted.  Ella was played by Hayley Masai … Continue reading

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Seventh Grade Wizard of Oz Play

7th Grade Wizard of Oz Play By: Lisa Pham, Daniel Vu, & Matt Bui, staff writers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      What a great performance!  On Thursday, December 16th, 2010, Mr. Burgner’s 7th grade drama class had their Wizard of Oz play in the … Continue reading

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Student of the Month Per.2

Student of the Month, Period 2 By: Aymen Kabir and Hy Hoang, Staff Writers   On December 2nd, the student of the month assembly was held for the second period class. All students were gathered to the blacktop to celebrate their fellow … Continue reading

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The Getty Museum Fieldtrip

The Getty Museum Fieldtrip By: R. Patteri, staff writer    How would you like to be in a room full of world famous artwork? The 6th graders were surrounded by paintings and sculptures created by artists such as Van Gogh, and Leonardo Da Vinci … Continue reading

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Wonderful Winter Concert

Winter Concert By: Elise Weikel, staff writer           Video of Advanced Band playing Frosty the Snowman Holiday melodies got us in the mood for winter break.  On December 14, 2010 Mr. Porush’s music classes performed in the wonderful winter concert. Many … Continue reading

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6th Grade Toy Fair

Toy Fair Gets a Ten By: Spencer Hu and Aymen Kabir, staff writers   Toys, toys and more toys!  So many great toy models to be seen…maybe Mattel or Disney should see some of these ideas.  The 6th grade annual … Continue reading

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