Monthly Archives: May 2015

Math Olympiad

Math Olympiad By: Jordan N. and Carly P., staff writers After months of preparation, hard work, and dedication, the Magruder Math Counts Team is ready for the Math Olympiad!  Math Counts  goals are “to stimulate enthusiasm and a love for … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of the End of the Civil War

Civil War Reenactments 2015 By James S., Staff writer Featuring: Did you know that recently in California there was a reenactment of the Civil War? Apparently, it is the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. So many … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day By: Alyssa M., Staff Writer This year Memorial Day is on May 25th, and is a holiday that celebrates those who have passed away while serving their country. This holiday occurs the last Monday of May.   Memorial … Continue reading

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Model United Nations Conference at LAX Sheraton

Model UN Trip by: Carly P. and Hong-Tran D., Staff Writers Welcome back guys! Did you read about the last Model United Nations field trip? In April, Magruder’s Model UN Club had a four day field trip to the LAX … Continue reading

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Petrichor, The Smell of Rain

Petrichor By Lylianna L.; Staff Writer It’s been so long since it rained here So long since the Earth was cleansed and the misery was washed away So long since the smell of rain was floating through the air So … Continue reading

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Avengers Age of Ultron Review

Avengers Age of Ultron Review By:Tony Z., and Bryan L., staff writers Avengers Age of Ultron came out on May 1st. Of course, there is a lot of hype surrounding the movie, so now we will decide whether or not … Continue reading

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Students and Government Day

Students and Government Day By: Alyssa M. & Sunbo A., staff writers Have you heard about Students and Government Day? “Students and Government Day was created to assist Torrance students in the 8th Grade in developing an effective civics education. Students … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week by: Khanh P. and Hong-Tran D., Staff Writers       It’s the beginning of May! So it’s Teacher Appreciation Week! It’s time to appreciate all the things teachers have been doing. Teachers at Magruder have been … Continue reading

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Blue Ribbon Week Honors Torrance Police

Blue Ribbon Week By: Sunbo A. and Joy M., Staff Writers Magruder says thank you to our Torrance Police Officers!  We celebrated Blue Ribbon week , and joined schools across the United States during National Police Week (May 10-16), also … Continue reading

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SOMA Period 6

Student Of The Month Assembly Period 6 By : Jenny C. and Joy M., Staff Writers We are finally almost done with the 2015 school year.  The period 6 student of the month assembly was on May 1st. Sadly, this … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things to get for Mother’s Day

Top Ten Things to get for Mother’s Day By:  Jordan N. and Haskell M., Staff Writers Flowers, a very nice original gift, that your mom will love. Recommended to have a vase with it.   2.  Candy, maybe a chocolate bar … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day For An Unfortunate Jack

A Happy Mother’s Day For An Unfortunate Jack By : Jenny C. and Joy M., Staff Writers I wake up, blinded by the sun. What time is it, I ask myself. 5:30. Time to get up Jack. As I hazardly … Continue reading

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Your Mom’s Day Comic

Your Mom’s Day Comic By: Dustyn Casas

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week by: Khanh P. and Hong-Tran D.; Staff Writers It’s the beginning of May! So it’s Teacher Appreciation Week! It’s time to appreciate all the things teachers have been doing. Teachers at Magruder have been doing their best … Continue reading

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Poem Corner

Poem Corner By: James S. and Haskell M., Staff Writers Poem Corner Have you heard? Have you seen? The way it looks? And how it’s seems? People have wondered how big, or small? Is it a shopping center, or is … Continue reading

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Games Review: Mr. Jump vs. Geometry Dash

Mr. Jump vs. Geometry Dash (Two Games Enter, One Game Leaves) By Eric G. and Tony Z.; staff writers It is time ladies and gentlemen (who are we kidding, just gentlemen) for the ultimate debate between two of the most … Continue reading

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Earth Week

Earth Week By: Sunbo A., Staff Writer This week the whole school participated in a lot of earthly activities. Earth week was a blast, and to think it was all organized by one person.  Ms. Borowski worked very hard to … Continue reading

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6th Grade Field Trip

6th Grade Field Trip By: Jordan N. & Eric G.; staff writers After all the months of saving money from selling random food from catalogues for the PTSA fundraisers, selling raffle tickets, and other money selling things, we finally had … Continue reading

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The Little Boy Who Accidentally Takes Over The World

The Little Boy Who Accidentally Takes Over The World By Dustyn Casas; staff writer There once was a boy in a very small town where no one was happy. Each person would frown.   The town was filled with many … Continue reading

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The Illuminatus Strikes Back

The Illuminatus Strikes Back by. James S., and  Haskell M., Staff Writers It was all dark. I couldn’t see my hand in front of my face, yet I saw some words rapidly flashing in my vision. I must have been hallucinating, … Continue reading

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Home Movie Review

Home Movie Review By: Amber J., staff writer     “Home” is a Fun movie to watch with anyone. It stars Rihanna (Tip), Jim Parstons (Oh), Jennifer Lopez (Lucy), and Steve Martin (Captain Smek). In this family movie an alien … Continue reading

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Neverending Love

Neverending Love     By: Asia A., Staff Writer When I first met you, All we would do is argue. I stole your stuff, you stole mine, But now I’m on cloud nine.   Now I can only think of you, I … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Phone Review

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Review                                                                   … Continue reading

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Games Review: Brave Frontier vs. Puzzle and Dragons

Brave Frontier vs. Puzzle and Dragons By: Jordan N. and Bryan L., staff writers Spark! The game Brave Frontier is a fun RPG game where you fight monsters with the ones that you get from summons against real people in … Continue reading

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