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Coats for Kids

Coats for Kids

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

November 5, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  Rainy days. Walks in the park. Hot chocolate. Light shows. All of our favorite things about winter are near in sight -  things we cannot look forward to unless we are warm and bundled tight. Unfortunately, a large part of Modesto's population has to worry about being able to stay warm in the wi...

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

November 5, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Calvin Sokk is currently a 14-year-old sophomore at Modesto High.  He is a very hardworking an active student.  He is a member of dance production, speech, and a valued runner on the cross country team.  The thing he likes most about cross country, is that it is like a family, and it teaches all of...

Face Painting Fun

Face Painting Fun

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

November 5, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  Standiford Elementary School held a fall festival on the evening of Friday, October 27th. Many Modesto High students signed up to volunteer for CAS as the festival needed workers from 2:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Quite a few booths were set up for the children with prizes and candy. A DJ ...

Student of the Week

Student of the Week

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Clemsa Sokk is currently a senior at Modesto High. Seventeen-year-old Clemsa Sokk is a very involved student at our school.  She is a part of the Performing Arts Academy, also known as PAA, and is member of Dance Production.  She is also the president of the Drama Club at Modesto High.  Clemsa's favorite...

Pumpkin Party

Pumpkin Party

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Halloween is coming up and the Random Acts of Kindness club of Modesto High came together to decorate/carve pumpkins for campus administration and staff. On Wednesday evening, around 20 club members attended the event and brought pumpkins of their own to decorate and/or carve. Club members used carving m...

Word of the Week: Attic Salt

By Matthew, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Did you ever think someone was witty, but you didn't have a witty word to describe them? Now you do. The word Attic Salt means refined wit. This word was first recorded in the 18th century and has Greek origins. This word is seldom used which lead to it falling in the category of the bottom 20% of used...

Student of the Week

Student of the Week

October 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, Student Life, Uncategorized

Jaden Delgadillo is a 14 year old 9th grade student at Modesto High.  She participates in many of our school events, such as attending our football games, and is a very hardworking student.  Jaden is a student of the International Baccalaureate Program, and has been a very avid and diligent student. ...

NBA: Lonzo Ball

NBA: Lonzo Ball

By Rahul, Reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, Uncategorized

From Lonzo Ball's first day in a Los Angeles Lakers jersey this summer, Magic Johnson proclaimed the teenage point guard to be the key to the 16-time NBA champion franchise's return to title-winning glory. Magic Johnson then said that he expects Ball's retired number to hang next to his own at Stapl...

Word of the Week: Erf

By Matthew, Reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under Feature

Erf is an unpopular word that originates from South Africa. The word refers to a plot of land that is about half an acre in size. This word is derived from the dutch word erve; the word meaning a plot of ground. Be sure that you are able to differentiate between the word erf and Earth; erf is commonly...

IB Booster Pancake Breakfast

IB Booster Pancake Breakfast

By Anna Rinne, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Saturday morning was the IB Booster pancake breakfast at Applebee's. The event was from 8 am to 10 am. Senior IB students served pancakes, bacon, and beverages to everyone who bought a ticket, and each was sold for $10 each. The students were attentive waiters to ensure that their guests had a great...

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