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International Festival

International Festival

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

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 for performances and multiple tents were set up on the grounds, including a Kids' World area that provided arts and crafts for young children. An...

Word of the Week: Antimacassar

Word of the Week: Antimacassar

By Matthew Smith, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Antimacassar is a mid 19th-century word. Both sections of the word are derived from English. Anti is opposed to and Macassar is an old type of oil used for hair. By using the two words from the prior sentence, we are able to deduce that the word's meaning shares some correlation with preventing a mess...

Student of the Week – Zoie Alstad

Student of the Week – Zoie Alstad

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

October 1, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

This week,  Freshman Zoie Alstad is the student of the week. Alongside her twin sister Alena, Zoie is a very talented dancer and performer. Zoie has been dancing for 11 years. She got into dancing because her mom wanted her to try something that she had never done before. Zoie then grew to love dancing....

Orchard Festival 2017

Orchard Festival 2017

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

October 1, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

On the evening of Friday, September 29th Orchard Elementary School held their annual Orchard Festival. Staff members and parent volunteers worked efficiently to successfully put on this family friendly event. Children aged 2-12 years old enjoyed food, games, and more. In fact, a number of Modesto High...

Student of the Week – Clemsa Sokk

Student of the Week – Clemsa Sokk

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

The student of the week is Senior Clemsa Sokk. Clemsa is partial IB and is also in the Performing Arts Academy. She has many talents including acting, singing, and dancing. Clemsa has been interested in acting for awhile now, but she has only been able to get into acting once she started going to...

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

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

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Breakfast - what is supposed to be the most wholesome and nutritious meal of the day is sadly too often overlooked or rushed with high-sugar cereals, toaster pop-tarts, and whatever else you can cook and consume in two seconds. Worry not, mornings can be transformed with this light, healthy, and ener...

Student of the Week – Jackie Hernandez

Student of the Week – Jackie Hernandez

By Sarah RInne, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Jackie Hernandez is currently an IB Junior at Modesto High School. She can play the guitar, ukulele, and the piano. Jackie says that she started playing instruments as a freshman when she took a guitar class as an elective. She felt herself quickly catching on and learning faster than some of her peers....

Thoughts on CAS

Thoughts on CAS

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

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 about CAS and its requirements while participating in interactive group activities. IB's main intention for CAS is to diversify the high school experience for...

Student of the Week: Sedina Ackuayi

Student of the Week: Sedina Ackuayi

By Anna Rinne, Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Feature, Student Life, Uncategorized

Sedina Ackuayi is an IB freshman at Modesto High School. Before becoming a panther, she went to Prescott Junior High School and Colony Oak Elementary School. She likes to play music, dance, read, and write. Sedina has been interested in music for many years. She began playing piano seven years ago,...

MoHi’s Got Volleyball

MoHi’s Got Volleyball

By Shelby Benz, Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Feature, Sports

Volleyball Tournament       The Modesto High Volleyball team took on various rivals at a tournament hosted by Orestimba High School in Newman.  The girls started playing at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday morning, commencing a day full of victories, heightened by intensity and passion for the sport.  Modesto o...

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