Monthly Archives: February 2015

Robotics and Tech Club Goes to Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Field Trip By: Sunbo A., staff writer The last week in February is National Engineer’s Week.  The Magruder’s tech and robotics teams had an incredible opportunity and went to one of the greatest aerospace companies in the world … Continue reading

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Tech and Robotics Club Field Trip

Tech and Robotics Club Field Trip By Dustyn C. and Eric G., staff writers On Tuesday, February 24, both the Tech Club and Robotics Club took the unique opportunity to visit the Northrop Grumman Aerospace System to celebrate Engineering Week. … Continue reading

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Honorary Service Awards

Honorary Service Awards By : Jenny C. and Joy M., Staff Writers Did you go to Honorary Service Awards? If you did, well, great!  But if you didn’t, you missed out on this delightful night. Honorary Service Awards was held … Continue reading

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College Fair at West High

College Fair at West High By: Alyssa M. & Sunbo A., Staff Writers College may always seem so far away, but in reality you should always start to plan for the future. That is why people save money, look into … Continue reading

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The Misadventures of Sir Bike and Mr. Sweden

The Misadventures of Sir Bike and Mr. Sweden Lylianna L.; Staff Writer The year was 1836, Sir Bike and Mr. Sweden were arguing, as usual, during this activity. Mr. Sweden hated the walk to the bakery and Sir Bike never … 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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Spongebob Sponge Out of Water Review

Spongebob Sponge Out of Water Review By Eric G.; staff writer As you all know, the new Spongebob movie is out.  People are anticipating finally seeing the group out of water, but don’t expect it to be as it was … Continue reading

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The 6th Grade Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee By: Jordan N. and Tony Z., staff writers S-p-e-l-l-i-n-g B-e-e. For all those who seem to have a knack for spelling correctly, it’s that nerve-racking time for the sixth grade kids to spell some words. The moment … 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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Valentine’s Day Confessions

Valentine’s Day Confessions By: Jenny C. and Lylianna L., Staff Writers           *beep* *beep* *beep* *slam* Oh, pumpernickel. It’s today. The day, where I, Mia Stephans, will pronounce my love to him. Yep, Danny.   I get out of bed, … Continue reading

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All Is Fair In Love, War, And More War

All Is Fair In Love, War, And More War By Dustyn C.; Staff Writer Chapter 1: The Beginning Of An End   Valentine’s Day. Otherwise known as “Keep Calm Because Love Is In The Air” day. Today’s the day when … Continue reading

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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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A Mysterious Valentine’s Day

A Mysterious Valentine’s Day By: Alyssa M. and Hong-Tran D., Staff Writers It was the week of Valentines Day, and I was at my locker.  I opened my locker and something strange fell to my feet. It was red and … Continue reading

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Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air Staff writers; Jordan N. and James S. It was a chilly and cold February. I looked at the calender, and I nearly fainted. The day marked the 14th of February. I just couldn’t get her … 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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Before Spring…

Before Spring Lylianna L.; Staff writer Before spring there is winter. People take winter for granted because it’s frigid temperatures and dark skies, but it can be beautiful. Winter isn’t bad,  it’s transition. Winter is between the times of autumn, … Continue reading

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Crossy Road Review

First Crossy Road Review By: Bryan L., staff writer   “Want to play an interested game called Crossy Road?” Be careful, just warning you -it’s super addictive! This extraordinary game, made by Hipster Whale, is like Frogger, with a twist … Continue reading

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Ultimate NES Remix Review

Ultimate NES Remix Review By Dustyn C., staff writer   Are old games old? Of course they are! Why not make them new again? That’s what Ultimate NES Remix does with numerous first-party games from the 80s and 90s for … Continue reading

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PTSA Cookie Dough February Fundraiser

PTSA Fundraiser Staff writer: Jordan N. and Sunbo A.        You might wonder why hasn’t Magruder had any field trips lately? Well, the reason is because we did not meet the goals of our Fall Fundraiser. The first major fundraiser, … Continue reading

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Blood of Olympus Book Review

Blood of Olympus Book Review By: Khanh P. & Carly P.;staff writers       An adventure book just released in Fall of 2014, written by the one and only Rick Riordan! This is one of the books that many people … Continue reading

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Maze Runner Movie and Book Comparison

Maze Runner Movie and Book Comparison BY Ayssa M. & Carly P.; staff writers Have you ever wondered if books and movies are similar? Well, movies and books do have similarities and differences. The Maze Runner is a series. There … Continue reading

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Dumb Ways to Die 2 Review

Dumb Ways to Die 2 Review By: Bryan L.; staff writer   What is Dumb ways to Die 2? It is the second game by Metro and is based off olympic and regular sports. There are 5 places you can … Continue reading

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Review

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Review by:Tony Z; staff writer Warning! This Review spoils the first 10 minutes of this movie!   After seeing the second Hobbit movie in the Hobbit movie trilogy, I was excited to … Continue reading

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Big Hero 6 Movie Review

Big Hero 6 Movie Review By: Jordan Nguyen; staff writer   Do you want to see what a genius can do? Do you want to see the impossible? Then you should see Big Hero 6. Big Hero 6 is a … Continue reading

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Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 Review

Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 Review By Staff Writers; James S. and Haskell M. Release: On September 12th, Scott Cawthon (the creator of Five Nights at Freddys) released a teaser for the Five Nights at Freddys 2 game that was … Continue reading

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The History Bee

The History Bee By : Jenny C. and Lylianna L., Staff writers “ It was a very nerveracking time, but it was also very exciting and fun.” ~ Alyssa M. The buzz in the air, markers writing the important answer that … Continue reading

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A Night in Walmart

A Night in Walmart By Eric G. and Haskell M. It was a Saturday, I was at home laying on the couch, and watching TV. My mom came in the room and said, “Want to go to Walmart with me, … Continue reading

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