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America Gobbles up Turkey for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2017

Benjamin Franklin, perhaps one of the most interesting men in history, was once a firm believer that the turkey, should be our nation's bird. This of course did not pass through, such as we are known by the bald eagle that the founding fathers decided upon. Franklin believed that turkeys are the true personification of the Americans, because they were imported from Europe to America, and grew a large standing there. However, the turkey soon became a popular main dish for New England Thanksgivings, and soon the whole country's Thanksgivings. But what ever happened to the sense of respect for these creatures? Many people believe that eating these turkeys is completely okay, however there is a large controversy around the mass annual slaughter of turkeys during the autumn months. They are crowded into pens where they are poorly ventilated, and crowded in with other turkeys, and then, they are overfed, until they are dead. Many people against animal cruelty are completely against this inhumane...

Tragic Shooting at Texas Church

November 11, 2017

On November 5th Devin Patrick Kelly opened fire on a local church service in...

Collusion with Russia

November 9, 2017

According to the New York Times, new leads are being pursued in the Trump-Russia...

Las Vegas Massacre

October 17, 2017

Las Vegas - a city that is valued for its vibrant and colorful atmosphere.  It i...

Fires in Northern California

Fires in Northern California

October 15, 2017

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

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@The MoHi homecoming rally (1/27).

January 27, 2017

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Poetry Dawg

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

November 26, 2017

An anonymous reader has sent in, "Dawg... if you could only take 2 things with you to Poetry Night what would they be?" Now this may not be the most formal...

America Gobbles up Turkey for Thanksgiving

America Gobbles up Turkey for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2017

Benjamin Franklin, perhaps one of the most interesting men in history, was once a firm believer that...

Tick Tock

Tick Tock

November 26, 2017

This week an anonymous user has ask, "what is time?" In the words of philosopher Adolf Grünbaum time...

Just Say No

Just Say No

November 11, 2017

This week an anonymous reader has asked, "how do I to say no to a Formal proposal?"  The answer is quite...

Rude Much?

Rude Much?

November 5, 2017

This week's question comes from another anonymous person asking, "How do I tell my friend she's being...

September/October Finds

September/October Finds

October 29, 2017

The start of Fall is something we all look forward to. It means the smell of fresh pies baking, the sound...

Trick or Treat?

Trick or Treat?

October 29, 2017

This week's question comes from user Shelby Benz. She has asked, "at what age should you stop trick or...

Top 5 Halloween Movies

Top 5 Halloween Movies

October 29, 2017

The month of October is a great time to take a break, relax, and watch a movie that will get you in the...

Formal?

Formal?

October 22, 2017

What's the best way to ask someone to formal?, is this week's question from another anonymous submission....

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Dancing Our Way Into Your Stomach

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

November 26, 2017

This Wednesday, Dance Production held a fundraiser at Habit Grill, 1801 McHenry Ave., Modesto, Ca from 4:00-10:00. The fundraiser was held in order to...

Fall Recipe of the Week – Apple Cinnamon Muffins

November 26, 2017

Ingredients: 1 5/6 cups of flour 1 1/4 cups of sugar 1/2 tablespoon of salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/3 cup of vegetable oil 1 egg 1/3 cup ...

Suit and Tie

Suit and Tie

November 26, 2017

Last Saturday, on November 18th, the sophomore leadership class put on a fall formal in the small gym from 8:30 to ...

A History of Thanksgiving

A History of Thanksgiving

November 26, 2017

Every year millions of Americans gather together to cook, eat, celebrate, and give thanks on Thanksgiving....

Talent Show 2017

Talent Show 2017

November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 1st, was this year's annual Modesto High talent show held in the auditorium. Tickets...

Formal Incoming!

Formal Incoming!

November 12, 2017

'Tis the season for formal!  With Modesto High School's Fall Formal coming up on the 18th of November,...

Student of The Week- Dalila Hernandez

Student of The Week- Dalila Hernandez

November 12, 2017

Dalila Hernandez is currently a sophomore enrolled in the IB program. She takes apart in many things...

Volleyball Senior Night

November 9, 2017

Last week was one filled with celebration for the seniors participating in fall sports for the very last...

MoHi Celebrates Halloween

MoHi Celebrates Halloween

November 9, 2017

Last Tuesday, Panthers came to school in costumes to celebrate Halloween. As they walked to class to...

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5 things that you didn’t know happened 100 years ago

By Hadiyah Waseem, Reporter

November 26, 2017

Over the last one hundred years, many different changes, from the technology used in everyday life to the way we interact with one another. Here are a...

Poetry Dawg

Poetry Dawg

November 26, 2017

An anonymous reader has sent in, "Dawg... if you could only take 2 things with you to Poetry Night what...

America Gobbles up Turkey for Thanksgiving

America Gobbles up Turkey for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2017

Benjamin Franklin, perhaps one of the most interesting men in history, was once a firm believer that...

Tick Tock

Tick Tock

November 26, 2017

This week an anonymous user has ask, "what is time?" In the words of philosopher Adolf Grünbaum time...

Suit and Tie

Suit and Tie

November 26, 2017

Last Saturday, on November 18th, the sophomore leadership class put on a fall formal in the small gym from 8:30 to ...

Spiced Vegan Hot Cocoa

Spiced Vegan Hot Cocoa

November 26, 2017

It's that time of the year. Just about all the leaves are falling and pavement has become a crunchy,...

Talent Show 2017

Talent Show 2017

November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 1st, was this year's annual Modesto High talent show held in the auditorium. Tickets...

Portobello Goodness

Portobello Goodness

November 12, 2017

Perfect for your fried-food cravings, supplying you with a satisfactory crunch, along with a savory texture,...

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America Gobbles up Turkey for Thanksgiving

America Gobbles up Turkey for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2017

Benjamin Franklin, perhaps one of the most interesting men in history, was once a firm believer that the turkey, should be our nation's bird. This of course...

Tragic Shooting at Texas Church

November 11, 2017

On November 5th Devin Patrick Kelly opened fire on a local church service in Sutherland Springs, Texas. He killed seventeen adults and eight children along...

Collusion with Russia

November 9, 2017

According to the New York Times, new leads are being pursued in the Trump-Russia investigation.  On Monday, the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III,...

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...

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More Random Facts!

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

November 26, 2017

1.Every continent except for Antarctica has a McDonald's. 2. Some earthquakes that are powerful enough can actually shorten the length of a day on Earth...

Book Review – They Both Die at the End

November 5, 2017

They Both Die at the End is a novel written by Adam Silvera and published on September 5th 2017. It has...

September/October Finds

September/October Finds

October 29, 2017

The start of Fall is something we all look forward to. It means the smell of fresh pies baking, the sound...

Word of the Week: Barn Burners

Word of the Week: Barn Burners

October 29, 2017

A barn burner is an event that arouses excitement or interest. The word was first used in 1835 and is...

Completely Random Facts

Completely Random Facts

September 15, 2017

When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red. Odontophobia is the fear of teeth. In an average lifeti...

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...

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...

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By Shelby Benz, Editor

December 2, 2017

The trailers and previews were played for months. DC hoped to capitalize on the success of the Wonder Woman movie that swept the box offices earlier this...

Movie Review – Thor: Ragnarok

November 11, 2017

          Movie theaters were already booked throughout North America months before the release of Th...

Book Review – They Both Die at the End

November 5, 2017

They Both Die at the End is a novel written by Adam Silvera and published on September 5th 2017. It has...

September/October Finds

September/October Finds

October 29, 2017

The start of Fall is something we all look forward to. It means the smell of fresh pies baking, the sound...

One-to-one Devices

One-to-one Devices

August 26, 2017

              This year at Modesto High, brand new one-to-one devices are being provided for ...

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,...

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