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How Many More Lives?

How Many More Lives?

By Jasmine López, Editor

February 24, 2018


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

The Never Again MSD is an organization that formed in the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. The lives of 17 students, daughters, sons, nephews, nieces, grandchildren, friends, and humans were lost to a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle on February 14, 2018. This year alone th...

A Golden Valentine

A Golden Valentine

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

"The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved." - Victor Hugo Valentine's Day is a special time for us all, whether we spend it with our loved ones, our partner, or with ourselves. Not only is it a day to express romantic love, but to express love in general for the world and fo...

Word of the Week: Benthos

By Matthew, Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Feature

Benthos is a word defined as the flora and fauna on the bottom of the sea. It originates from the greek benthos (of the sea). The time period it originated from 1890-1895. Benthos isn't just limited to flora, it can also be animals. The word is mainly used for Ecology so it's a fairly common used word....

Student Spotlight: Thavie Keary

By Lauren Byerly, Reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Thavie Keary is a Junior at Modesto High. She is in the International Baccalaureate program, Academic Decathlon, and Mock Trial at Mohi. Outside of school she is the Vice President of Community Youth Connection, a youth-led group which she describes as "a cool, neat, nifty group of teens who do things...

Academic Decathlon Scores

Academic Decathlon Scores

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

February 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Review, Showcase, Uncategorized

The past couple months, students have been studying for the Academic Decathlon Competition, taking place this past Saturday at Ceres High, for full article see Panther Press Magazine February Issue. These are the results of the competition, and those who have won for each given subject. Essay Medals-...

Meme Day

By Anna Rinne, Reporter

January 27, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

On Wednesday of homecoming week, Modesto High students recreated their favorite memes for the sophomore leadership class's spirit day. Sophomore leadership student Ugochi Anunne said the class chose Meme Day because "A lot of people suggested meme day...We wanted the school to have a say in the d...

Winter Homecoming – A Freshman’s Perspective

Winter Homecoming – A Freshman’s Perspective

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

January 27, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

11Modesto High's annual basketball Winter Homecoming was January 16-19 this year. Throughout the week, the ASB Leadership class worked hard to promote the big game and make Homecoming memorable. Each day the week, a different class decorated the main hallway to correlate with their theme. Also, right b...

The Gift of Giving

The Gift of Giving

By Mehar Nijjar, reporter

January 27, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

This past Christmas, Modesto High's Random Acts of Kindness club held a Teddy Bear Drive for foster children. Unfortunately, it is during this festive time of year that many children suffer family issues and displacement from home to home and guardian to guardian. In many cases, a stuffed toy is the...

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

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

By Hadiyah Waseem, Reporter

November 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

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 few things that happened one hundred years ago. Modesto's layout was built In 1870 "Ralston"  was the former name of Modesto which was later ch...

Poetry Dawg

Poetry Dawg

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

November 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion

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 question, but it is still a question none of the less. Well you see if I could only take two things, I would take a recording device and a large...

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