Monthly Archives: May 2013

Running Club’s Run To The Pier

Running Club’s Run to the Pier By: Aaron McGuire             On May 17th, the Running Club went on their field trip where they run six miles to the Redondo Pier. The Running Club had to run down 190th street over … Continue reading

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Spring Crossword

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day By: Alena Ramos and Alejandra Garcia, Staff Writers           On the final Monday of May we celebrate Memorial Day, to help honor our army men and women who fight for our country. This year we celebrated this special … Continue reading

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The Croods Movie Review

The Croods: A Review by Jenny Pham (staff writer)             By my first impressions in the commercials for the The Croods, I had figured it was a decent movie, but when it turned out it was nothing of the sort. … Continue reading

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Yugioh Club

Yugioh Club By: Cody Davis, staff writer           Have you ever liked collecting trading cards? Have you ever played Yugioh before? Well, now you can – at school. A new club has started and it has everything to do with … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Word Scramble

Memorial Day Word Scramble By: Catherine Phu Staff writer NIOUN:__________________ ORLVA:_________________ EDTEAFNRCEO:_________________ ARW:_______ LICVI AWR:_____ ___ CEGRAUO:________________ RSLDOIE:_______________ SBENRAN:________________ DBETEFLAILT:__________________ RIOALMEM AYD:___________________      

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Spring Story

April Showers… By: Megan Born,Staff Writer             April had just ended, and as you can probably guess, it sucked. Everything had sucked since me and Matty broke up. Well, not everything…You see right after me and Matty broke up, … Continue reading

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Poem: I Couldn’t Do It Without You

I Couldn’t Do It Without You By: Melody Garcia No encouragement would have left me alone… Maybe not in a dark room Or in a blizzard But by myself With only the hope that I could live through the pain … Continue reading

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Iron Man 3 Review

Iron Man 3 Staff Writer:Phoebe Kim             Marvel has come back with another blockbuster, Iron Man 3! It came out May third, and on the first day, it grossed 175.3 million dollars in the first three days, making it the … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Story

The Weirdest Mother’s Day Ever by:Jade Tao Staff writer             Would you like to wake up one morning forgetting something important? Not me, I forgot the most important thing today. It was reminding my Dad about Mother’s Day. I flipped … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Story

A Different Kind of Mother’s Day By: Katherine Vu and Jenny Pham, staff writers “I’m really sorry for your loss,” the man in the military uniform said stiffly. “Your mother died a hero.” Andrea didn’t respond. How could she? She … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Poems

Mother’s Day Poems By: Alex and Nicholas Maculam       “Mother” “Mother” is such a simple word, But to me there’s meaning to it. For everything I am today, My mother’s love showed me the way. I’ll love my … Continue reading

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Looking For Alaska Book Review

Looking For Alaska Book Review  By: Alex and Nicholas Maculam Looking for Alaska is the first Novel from John Green, published in 2005. John Green grew up in Orlando, Florida, before attending Indian Springs School, a boarding and day school … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Story

A Twist of Motherly Love by Hana Lee (Staff Writers)             “I hate you! Just leave me alone!” I stormed up the stairs and slammed my bedroom door. I buried my face in a pillow and started crying. Nothing was … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Story

Amelioration Staff Writer: Phoebe Kim I walk to school with my friends hearing them chat about their excitement for Mother’s Day. They discuss on what to get their mothers, either a nice breakfast or a new outfit. I try to … Continue reading

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No Regular Spring Break

No Regular Spring Break By: Melody Garcia (Staff Writer)             Hey guys! Maci is coming to you live from her bedroom! Nah, that didn’t work did it? Okay I won’t do it anymore, sheesh! Anyway, last week was the week … Continue reading

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“Important Letter” Cartoon

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Magruder’s Annual Poetry Contest

Magruder’s Annual Poetry Contest 6th Grade Poetry Water Polo –  6th grade,1st place By: Drake K. Water polo is my joy in life I love the refreshing feeling of the water The feel of the brand new grip ball in … Continue reading

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The Sock Hop Spring Dance

Spring Dance :The Sock Hop By: Jessica Santiago, staff writer   This year’s spring dance was the sock hop!  A sock hop is a 90’s themes dance. Many people enjoy this dance while wearing socks. This dance was on Friday, … Continue reading

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8th Grade Washington D. C. Trip

8th Grade Washington D. C. Field Trip By: Catherine Phu and Jessica Santiago, staff writers Watch this Youtube Video Interview of 4 Magruder Students who visited Washington D.C.: http://youtu.be/06Hm_cFj0mE On April 23rd, in room 15, the Journalism staff interviewed some of … Continue reading

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Ella Enchanted 6th Grade Play

Ella Enchanted By:Jessica Santiago, and Sarah Mohammad,Staff Writers On April 25,2013, during sixth period, the six graders at our school did a great job on the stage in the roles of Ella Enchanted. Ella Enchanted is a wonderful play that … Continue reading

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Blue Ribbon Week

Blue Ribbon Week By: Catherine Phu and Jade Tao, staff writers When the local community is in danger, whether it be sudden robberies, abductions, burglaries, etc. the community will always be safe under the wings of the Torrance Police Department.  … Continue reading

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Magruder Madness Day

Magruder Madness Day By: Alex and Nicholas Maculam See Video of BMX Show: http://youtu.be/McFchKtMgpc     On Saturday, May, 11, 2013 it was our very first Magruder Madness Day. What hot weather for this event! All the grade levels could … Continue reading

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Pennies for Patients

Pennies for Patients Staff Writer: Phoebe Kim             On the week of April 22nd~26th was the Pennies for Patients fundraiser. The fundraiser is for kids fighting leukemia. Magruder’s goal was to ‘erase’ leukemia, taking out a letter every $300 we … Continue reading

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College and Career Club Field Trip

College and Career Club Field Trip By: Jazmin Sierra & Jessica Santiago, staff writers      The College and Career Club and Leadership went on a field trip to the University of California, Irvine to help us imagine what it will … Continue reading

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Book Fair by our PTSA

Book Fair! By: Alejandra Garcia Staff Editor         This year, unlike last year, we actually had a book fair! It was held in the library, open before and after school, at lunch, and at snack. The PTSA was in charge … Continue reading

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Magruder’s Annual Spring Concert 2013

Magruder’s Annual Spring Concert 2013 By Tony Chong and Aaron McGuire             On May 3, 2013 many friends and family came to see our school’s Spring Concert by the choir and band. The director was David Porush and he did … Continue reading

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Move-A-Thon

Move-a-Thon by Jenny Pham, staff writer   It’s a complete lie if you say that kids never exercise anymore. On April 5th, all of the students, during the end of the school day, went out to just have fun by … Continue reading

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Running Club

Running Club  By: Caitlyn Sandoval (Staff Writer)             “Ughhh, I am so exhausted from a long day at school, I have so much homework, and my ankle is hurting. I don’t think I should run, … Continue reading

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Student of the Month Per. 6

Student of the Month Period 6 By: Phoebe Kim, staff writer             We are finally almost done with our school year! With that, we also had our period 6 student the month assembly on May third. Everyone has worked hard … Continue reading

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Student of the Month Assembly for Per. 5

Student of the Month Assembly Period 5 By: Sara Mohammad, Staff Writer   On April, 4, 2013, Magruder students eagerly sat on the assigned blacktop spots where they were divided into their grades, ready to hear the names of the … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for the CST?

Are You Ready for the CST? By Jazmin Sierra, staff writer       Magruder Middle School will start the CST on May 20th, but are you ready? The CST is very stressful and it could be hard, but I’ve got a … Continue reading

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Magruder’s Annual Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest by Hana Lee and Phoebe Kim Are you talented in rhyming? Well then, perfect timing! Come sign up for the poetry contest! Do you think you’ll be the best? Rhyming isn’t the only way to write a poem, … Continue reading

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Star Testing Tips

Star Testing By: Melody Garcia (Staff Writer)             As most of you know, CST testing will begin May 21, 2013. However, some of you didn’t know this. Don’t freak out! You still have time to study. Most classes have begun … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Magruder Madness Day!

Get Ready for Magruder Madness Day! By: Jazmin Sierra, staff writer      Magruder Madness Day (aka: Magruder’s Community Day) is being held May 11, 2013 and is being sponsored by Exxon Mobil. We will have food trucks, jumpers, Experium hands-on … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo By: Alena Ramos (Staff Editor)     On May 5, many Mexican-Americans celebrate the holiday, Cinco de Mayo, which means the fifth of May in Spanish. This holiday is celebrated mostly by Mexican-American people because the holiday … Continue reading

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