Thespians Shine, District Competition

By Ariana Boland Drama Club members Tyler Fernandez and Taseeda Freeman won the AllStar Cast Award and All-Star Crew Award, respectively, for their roles in the play Shooting Gallery performed at the District 13 One Act Competition. Both students were commemorated by the Florida State Thespians society for their individual performances. Tyler won his award for playing the protagonist, Michael, a man who visits an … Continue reading Thespians Shine, District Competition

Headed to M.I.T.

Congratulations to Nicolas Caminero (left) who was selected to participate in the MOSTEC program, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology online Science, Technology and Engineering Community. Nicolas can now access online support and work with students as well as M.I.T. staff. Kenney Nguyen (center) and Javier Franco were selected to participate in the MITES program, Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science.  This is an all-expense paid, … Continue reading Headed to M.I.T.

Students Learn Life Skills with Top Chef

By Lismery Valdez & Mariacamila Lozada Food, food, and more food. McArthur’s Exceptional Students presented some favorite dishes during a Top Chef event that gave them a chance to participate in a friendly competition. More than 20 students and several area restaurants participated in the festivities which highlighted the students who train and work to learn skills in the culinary arts, as well as social … Continue reading Students Learn Life Skills with Top Chef

Band is Superior, Makes History

By Catherin Munguia McArthur High School’s wind ensemble made history at Dillard High on March 15. For the first time in 10 years they received straight superiors at the district competition in stage performance, student conducting, and sight reading. New band director Charles Moorer said he worked with them all year to get to this point. He said that “consistency is key” along with “quality preparation.” His goal was to … Continue reading Band is Superior, Makes History