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Student of the Week: Joan Gong

By Anna Rinne, Reporter

August 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, Student Life, Uncategorized

Joan Gong is a junior who is enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program at Modesto High School. In her limited free time, Joan enjoys dancing, playing the piano, sewing, and swimming. At age seven, Joan began dancing for the 5678 Dance Studio. She continued dancing and has been in Modesto...

Finals & Senior Schedule

By Kristina Zuroff, Editor

May 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Review, Student Life

Finals are upon the students of Modesto High this year! 0 & 8th period finals started on Friday and continued through today. Those finals occurred during the students regular schedule due to the fact that not everyone has one or both of those periods. Students will not have to attend their 0 period...

A Night at the Oscars

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

May 10, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

On Saturday, May 6th, at 8:00 p.m., the Oscar-themed Modesto High 2017 Prom began, and would continue until well past its intended end time of 11:00 p.m. A great many students were present when it began, although more showed up after 8:00. Opinions of the prom were mixed, with opinions ranging from,...

“Enrichment Evenings?”

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

Mr. Christopher Peterson, the IB History teacher for History of Latin America (and a CP course as well), holds what he calls "Enrichment Evenings," in which he shows historical videos, usually time-appropriate movies from the years that his IB class studies. These 'evenings' are, oddly, in the afternoons,...

American Horror Story: Hotel

By Robert, Reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under A&E, Feature, Review

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 the theme or location of the season would be and who would be returning to the show. Ryan Murphy, the creator of the show has a way of keeping ev...

Happiest Place on Earth

By Robert, Reporter

September 21, 2015


Filed under A&E, Feature, Student Life

After spending a week at Disneyland, I can say that it is indeed the “Happiest Place on Earth” but then again I could be bias because I am a lover of Disneyland and I have an annual pass and I’m practically there all the time. I was there for the 24 hour event which took place on May 22nd of this ye...

Jobs Teachers Have Had…

By Robert Jimenez, Reporter

February 24, 2015


Filed under Feature, Student Life

Just in case you were wondering what other interesting jobs some of Modesto High's teachers have had, look no further. Here we'll continue from our February issue where we talked about some teachers who have had quite interesting jobs in the past before receiving their teaching credentials. Although...

I’ll Be John and You Be Yoko

I’ll Be John and You Be Yoko

By Enya Rodriguez, Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under A&E, Feature

Have I heard this song before? I'm actually 100% sure that I've heard this song before.

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Teacher Spotlight: Ms. V

By Nicklas Natale, Reporter

September 29, 2014


Filed under Feature

Spotlight: Ms. Vlahakis Born in 1953 in a small town, growing up waterskiing and traveling, Susan Vlahakis, Ms. V, has a lot of wisdom to offer our younger generation, things we should all take into consideration. Half-Asyrian and Half-Italian, Ms. Vlahakis grew up in a torn United States. During...

Tips for Surviving Group Projects

By Nicole Parhizgari, Staff Writer

September 27, 2014


Filed under Feature, Student Life

"When I die, I want the people I did group projects with to lower me into my grave so they can let me down one last time," -Anonymous Okay, this may be a little extreme but you'd be lying if you said you are looking forward to your next group project. The truth is, whether your group is full of...

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