Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Bunch of Bananas

A Bunch of Bananas By Eric Gasparro; staff writer One dark, eerie, cold, misty Halloween night a group of 4 friends decided to go trick or treating in a new neighborhood.  They went to this neighborhood because they had heard … Continue reading

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TRAPPED – Winner of the Scary Story Contest

Trapped By Dustyn Casas; staff writer Where was I? I didn’t know. Feelings of tall, cement walls surrounded me while complete darkness filled the atmosphere. I was lost for hours, thinking of how to get out. I had nothing in … Continue reading

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Top Ten Halloween Candies

Top Ten Halloween Candies Staff Writers; Jordan N. and Haskell M.   Do you like candy? Well if you do then here are the Top Ten Halloween Candies! The best  candy is Reese’s Cup. What makes it so addictive is … Continue reading

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One Night

One Night By Staff Writer; Haskell MacDonald   It was Halloween! Mike and Josh were all ready to go trick or treating! Mike was a devil for Halloween and Josh was a grim reaper. They said goodbye to their families … Continue reading

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Night of the Living Scarecrow

Night of the Living Scarecrow By: Khanh P. & Hong-Tran D.;Staff Writers On the night of October 31st, Farmer Bill was just working in the wheat fields. He just got a new scarecrow that he attached in the middle of … Continue reading

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Lost – Winner of the Scary Story Contest

Lost By: James S.,Staff Writer Have you ever heard of, The Legend of The Stars? The story is, when you are completely alone, anything can happen. ANYTHING. By the way, my name is Gian Slend, but my friends call me … Continue reading

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Top Two Halloween Theme Parks

Halloween Theme Parks by: Alyssa M. and Hong-Tran D.   Around this time of year, everyone thinks of Halloween costumes, getting scared, and of course Halloween theme parks. Who doesn’t want to get a good scare this time of year. … Continue reading

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History of Halloween

Halloween History By Carly P. and Lylianna L.; Staff Writers Halloween as you know is celebrated on October 31. Halloween formerly known as: All Hallows’ Evening,  Hallowe’en, or All Hallows’ Eve was based upon the ancient Celtic holiday Samhain (“sah-win”).  … Continue reading

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Costumes for Halloween

Halloween Costume Ideas by: Alyssa M., Staff Writer   During this time of year everyone is thinking about what they want to be for Halloween. I’m going to tell you about a few costume ideas that might inspire what you … Continue reading

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Clash of Clans and Boom Beach for Halloween

Clash of Clans and Boom Beach Halloween Review By:Bryan L., staff writer What is new in Clash of Clans and Boom Beach for Halloween? In Clash of Clans they added a new trap called the Skeleton trap. In order to … Continue reading

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The Legend of Pele

The Legend of Pele by Asia A., staff writer In Hawaii, there is an ancient legend of Madam Pele, a fire goddess who people have reportedly seen walking on the side of the road on the Big Island, right before … Continue reading

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The Neighbor

The Neighbor By; Tony Z. and Bryan L.; staff writers At the corner of Madison street, there was an old house. The house was the oldest house on the block, it was creaky, the windows were cracked, and the wood … Continue reading

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PTSA Reflections Contest

 Reflections Contest By: Joy Matthias, staff writer   What is the Reflections Contest? The reflections arts recognition program is a national arts recognition and achievement program for students. Since 1969, over 10 million students across the nation have taken part … Continue reading

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Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week By: Jordan N. and Haskell M.; staff writer Red Ribbon Week is this week! This week there will events like Nerd Day, and Pajama Day. This event is to promote a drug free society. Red Ribbon Week … Continue reading

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PTSA Puts the Fun in Fundraising

Fall PTSA Fundraiser By:Jordan N., Staff Writer There is an event going on right now – the Fall Fundraiser, of course! Every year we have this fundraiser to help us have a fun year. The PTSA has sponsored this same … Continue reading

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Back To School Night

Back-To-School-Night! By : Jenny C.,Staff Member   Back-to-school-night was a major success! There were parents, teachers, and some students. It kicked off with the PTSA meeting in the cafeteria. Refreshments were donated by our sponsor, Exxon Mobil. Many parents got … Continue reading

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The iPhone 6 is Finally Here!

Review: iPhone 6 By staff writer Joy Matthias Did you hear all that fuss about the iphone 6?! Everyone wants one to look cool and say, “Ooh, I got the iphone 6!” But how I much do you know about … Continue reading

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Ballot Measures T and U

Ballot Measures T and U By Eric Gasparro, Staff writer   On Election Day, November 4, 2014, Torrance voters will have the opportunity to vote for or against Measures T and U.  According to the Torrance Unified School District; “Measure … Continue reading

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Operation Back To School

Operation Back To School By: James S., Staff Writer Unless you were on another planet, you must have at least heard about this year’s O.B.S, or Operation Back to School. For the people that are new to this school, O.B.S. … Continue reading

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Blitz Brigade

Blitz Brigade Review By: Tony Z, Staff Writer         Blitz Brigade is a free fps available for the ios,windows, and android devices. It is rated 12+, which means 12 and up. In the game, you can play … Continue reading

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Enders Game Movie

Enders Game Movie Review By: Haskell MacDonald, Staff Writer   Enders Game Movie is a really great movie! Enders Game movie is an action packed movie that has lots of intense, but cool parts. I think Enders Game movie is … Continue reading

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Introducing Magruder’s Journalism Staff

Journalism Introduction By: Alyssa M. &  Khanh P.,staff writers     Everyone has an elective, and everyone has heard of the Journalism class, where students write stories.   Writing may sound boring, but if you joined Journalism, you will find … Continue reading

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Exxon Mobil Sponsors Tech Trek for Girls Summer 2014

Magruder’s Annual Tech Trek 2o14 by: Carly P. and Hong-Tran D.. staff writers Are you a 7th grade girl who wants to spend time over the summer doing science and engineering projects with college students and other girls? Well you’re … Continue reading

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Dustyn’s Corner

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Warrior Book Series

Warriors Series Book Review By Asia Arakawa, staff writer Do you ever ponder about what your average pet cat may be thinking about? This book by Erin Hunter has definitely put a twist on any of your assumptions.This action packed, … Continue reading

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