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Las Vegas Massacre

By Shelby Benz, Editor

Las Vegas - a city that is valued for its vibrant and colorful atmosphere.  It is comprised of famous franchises and institutions that beam in a strip of color that sharply contrasts the harsh desert environment outside of the hub of popular culture.  The protective layer of city culture was ruptured the night of October 1, 2017 (CNN).  According to USA Today, a gunman opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas near the Mandalay Bay.  59 people were declared dead including the suicide shooter and more than 500 were injured.  The shooter was a 64 year Nevadan whose father was on the FBI most wanted list in the 1960s.  Nevada is a fairly lenient state, having limited gun regulations, as people do not need to a permit to buy or possess a weapon, or purchase machine guns that are banned in other states, if the person is federally compliant.  The incident is considered to be the deadliest mass shooting ever committed by one person on United States soil.  The hotel room from whi...

October 17, 2017

Fires in Northern California

Fires in Northern California

October 15, 2017

On Sunday, October 7th, fires began raging in Northern California, near Santa...

The IB Pinning Ceremony

October 9, 2017

Every year the Junior International Baccalaureate class goes to an event, IB...

Rally Recap

October 7, 2017

The first homecoming rally of the year occurred last Friday, and it was a success!...

College Information Sessions

College Information Sessions

September 18, 2017

Modesto High is full of opportunities to learn about and contact colleges, along...

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Videos

Adviser

MoHi Staff – Flash Mob

@The MoHi homecoming rally (1/27).

January 27, 2017

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Opinion

Do Animals Have A Sixth Sense?

Do Animals Have A Sixth Sense?

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

This week another anonymous reader has submitted the question, "Do animals have a sixth sense?" Unlike previous question, I did not have any knowledge...

October 15, 2017

How To Deal With Stress

How To Deal With Stress

October 9, 2017

This week someone has anonymously asked about ways of dealing with stress. Stress can come at you in...

Dating Advice From A Guy Who Has Never Dated

Dating Advice From A Guy Who Has Never Dated

October 1, 2017

This week someone has anonymously asked me for some dating advice. I, myself have never dated or have...

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 26, 2017

According to Google, Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 to October 15 and it is meant to r...

How to have a healthy life?

How to have a healthy life?

September 26, 2017

Have you ever felt exhausted or over worked? Don't have enough time to do homework? Have you forgotten...

What Can I Do To Be More Motivated?

What Can I Do To Be More Motivated?

September 24, 2017

To do or not to do that is the question. As you can probably see this weeks question is on how to be...

How To End A Toxic friendship?

How To End A Toxic friendship?

September 15, 2017

This week's question, "How to end a toxic friendship?" comes from another anonymous person. As we all k...

Waterpolo Season

Waterpolo Season

September 15, 2017

Water polo like many sports is a fall sport. Although the weather is mildly hot today the players were able to cool down in the ...

Thoughts on CAS

Thoughts on CAS

September 11, 2017

The Path Appears event took place a few weeks ago on August 24th, hosted by a group of IB student leaders and several IB teachers. Incoming juniors were  informed ab...

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Student Life

The PSAT

The PSAT

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, otherwise known as the PSAT, took place this past Wednesday October 11, 2017.  This test gives 9th through 11th...

October 15, 2017

The IB Pinning Ceremony

October 9, 2017

Every year the Junior International Baccalaureate class goes to an event, IB Pinning, and this year's...

Balloon Pop Lunch Game

October 9, 2017

Homecoming is a much anticipated week for all high school students.  Especially for Mohi students who have repeatedly proven t...

HOCO day 4: dodgeball in the quad

HOCO day 4: dodgeball in the quad

October 9, 2017

On Thursday, September 28 the staff played dodge ball against the  students. The quad was set up with tape to make a temporary dodge ball court. Students slowly gathered up...

Rally Recap

October 7, 2017

The first homecoming rally of the year occurred last Friday, and it was a success! According to Rally...

Fall

Fall

October 7, 2017

As of 4:02 P.M. on September, 22, fall is amongst us. To get in the mood for the beautiful season, here...

Modesto High’s Trio Program

Modesto High’s Trio Program

October 7, 2017

Do you ever need help with homework, but never know where to go? Trio is your answer. Modesto High has...

Student of the Week – Zoie Alstad

Student of the Week – Zoie Alstad

October 1, 2017

This week,  Freshman Zoie Alstad is the student of the week. Alongside her twin sister Alena, Zoie is...

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 26, 2017

According to Google, Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 to October 15 and it is meant to r...

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Feature

International Festival

International Festival

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

The 26th annual International Festival took place at Modesto Junior College on October 7, 2017. The festival lasted all day, from 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. A stage...

October 9, 2017

Word of the Week: Antimacassar

Word of the Week: Antimacassar

October 9, 2017

Antimacassar is a mid 19th-century word. Both sections of the word are derived from English. Anti is...

Student of the Week – Zoie Alstad

Student of the Week – Zoie Alstad

October 1, 2017

This week,  Freshman Zoie Alstad is the student of the week. Alongside her twin sister Alena, Zoie is...

Orchard Festival 2017

Orchard Festival 2017

October 1, 2017

On the evening of Friday, September 29th Orchard Elementary School held their annual Orchard Festival....

Student of the Week – Clemsa Sokk

Student of the Week – Clemsa Sokk

September 24, 2017

The student of the week is Senior Clemsa Sokk. Clemsa is partial IB and is also in the Performing Arts...

It’s Delicious! It’s Vegan! It’s Chia Pudding!

It’s Delicious! It’s Vegan! It’s Chia Pudding!

September 22, 2017

Breakfast - what is supposed to be the most wholesome and nutritious meal of the day is sadly too ofte...

Student of the Week – Jackie Hernandez

Student of the Week – Jackie Hernandez

September 15, 2017

Jackie Hernandez is currently an IB Junior at Modesto High School. She can play the guitar, ukulele,...

Thoughts on CAS

Thoughts on CAS

September 11, 2017

The Path Appears event took place a few weeks ago on August 24th, hosted by a group of IB student leaders and several IB teachers. Incoming juniors were  informed ab...

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News

Las Vegas Massacre

October 17, 2017

Las Vegas - a city that is valued for its vibrant and colorful atmosphere.  It is comprised of famous franchises and institutions that beam in a strip of color t...

Fires in Northern California

Fires in Northern California

October 15, 2017

On Sunday, October 7th, fires began raging in Northern California, near Santa Rosa, Napa, and Sonoma. The fires now have killed about 31 people, it is...

The IB Pinning Ceremony

October 9, 2017

Every year the Junior International Baccalaureate class goes to an event, IB Pinning, and this year's pinning was Monday night! This is their official...

Rally Recap

October 7, 2017

The first homecoming rally of the year occurred last Friday, and it was a success! According to Rally Co-Lead Bethy Romeo, the level of involvement and...

College Information Sessions

College Information Sessions

September 18, 2017

Modesto High is full of opportunities to learn about and contact colleges, along with their representatives. One of these many chances to learn more about...

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma

September 18, 2017

Hurricane Irma is one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic and made landfall in the Eastern Caribbean. Irma began with 185 miles an ho...

Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria

September 18, 2017

After a series of hurricanes including Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Jose, comes yet another natural catastrophe - Hurricane Maria. Announced...

In 1492…

In 1492…

September 14, 2017

In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue… creating the first lasting tie between the Americas and Europe, and building his legacy through th...

Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey

September 6, 2017

Hurricane Harvey, the latest hurricane to hit Texas in the past eight years since Hurricane Ike. Harvey made landfall on Friday night between Port Arans...

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A&E

Completely Random Facts

Completely Random Facts

By Anna Rinne, Reporter

When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red. Odontophobia is the fear of teeth. In an average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of fi...

September 15, 2017

Summer Fun

May 26, 2017

          Summer is right around the corner which means you’ll probably have more free time. S...

Websites to Waste Your Time

Websites to Waste Your Time

February 17, 2017

We've all experienced the point of being so entrenched in schoolwork that we feel like throwing our backpacks...

Magic: The Gathering, Not-So-Old

Magic: The Gathering, Not-So-Old

January 27, 2017

Although Yu-gi-oh! and Pokémon are some of the most well-known card games, Magic: The Gathering (publis...

Breakthrough Artist: EL VY

Breakthrough Artist: EL VY

March 23, 2016

Last year I discovered or rather heard a song titled ‘Return to the Moon’ which really caught my ...

American Horror Story: Hotel

February 26, 2016

The beginning of October marked the premiere of season five of the well known TV show, American Horror Story. Many fans awaited the premiere and wondered what t...

Iconic films for October

October 20, 2015

Through the course of time, there have been many films that revolve around the month of October. That...

Happiest Place on Earth

September 21, 2015

After spending a week at Disneyland, I can say that it is indeed the “Happiest Place on Earth” but...

Avengers 2

May 18, 2015

On May 1st, 2015, the second installment of the Avengers series, Age of Ultron, was released. In this...

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Review

One-to-one Devices

One-to-one Devices

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

              This year at Modesto High, brand new one-to-one devices are being provided for every student. Although the intent was positive, I foun...

August 26, 2017

Finals & Senior Schedule

May 26, 2017

Finals are upon the students of Modesto High this year! 0 & 8th period finals started on Friday...

IB Testing

May 17, 2017

Every year, around the time of late April or early May, the Junior and Senior IB classes earn (or, actually,...

Book Review: Milk and Honey

March 15, 2017

I have read many books, and I would say it’s safe to say that it’s rare for a book to come along and...

A Show of Royal Quality

March 12, 2017

March 3rd, 2017 - the debut of the Modesto High Theater's play Once Upon a Mattress, a theater interpre...

Students “Have a Ball” – Except One

February 8, 2017

After a delay, a whole buncha complication, and a fair bit of confusion on the part of some (but certainly...

Games Save Grades, At Times

Games Save Grades, At Times

January 29, 2017

Some of those reading this article may be familiar with the game publisher, Paradox Interactive. Based...

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