Student Life

AP Prep Program

The AP Prep Program at MacArthur is where students begin to develop the academic skills and discipline necessary to prepare for the rigor of Advanced Placement in high school and college.

Beta Club

The MacArthur Beta Club  Chapter promotes the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among middle  school students. 

Bridge Building

This program is designed to allow students the opportunity to develop a truss bridge that will be tested for strength-to-weight ration. Student teams from grades 7 and 8 will be competing against other TRAC student teams from across Michigan. 

Junior Zontas

The MacArthur Chapter of Junior Zontas helps young ladies develop leadership skills, promote career exploration and encourage members to participate in community, school and international service projects. Junior Zonta members plan, organize and participate in unique activities designed to meet the needs of members, their schools and the community, while emphasizing an international outlook and strong international relations.

Pretty Brown Girls

The Pretty Brown Girl Program is geared towards young ladies in grades K-12.  The curriculum based program focuses on the social, emotional and intellectual well being of girls of color. This program also decreases bullying while improving academic achievement and leadership skills with the Pretty Brown Girl Program.

Student Council

MacArthur Student Council serves as the voice of the student population and works to improve the community through various fund raising and volunteer efforts.

Young Men with Purpose

Young Men with Purpose is a dynamic mentoring program designed to help young men transition from middle school to high school effectively.  Mr. Zerrick Lake, Assistant Principal and Mr. Lamar Willis, Vocal Music Instructor, have spearhead this mentoring program since 2011.  Mr. Lake and Mr. Willis have a wealth of knowledge and a passion to work with young men to see them grow into the great men they are destined to be.  During the program, young men will learn about teamwork, self-esteem, grades, community service and explore many other great topics