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The Great American Solar Eclipse

The Great American Solar Eclipse

By Matthew Smith, Reporter

August 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon that occurs two to four times each year. A total eclipse is only ever seen every few decades in most places on Earth, but some places get them every few years. The last total solar eclipse that occurred in the United States was in the year 1918. A solar eclipse...

Dance Production

Dance Production

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

August 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

A new year means a set of new things for Modesto High's Dance Production. This year a total of 12 new members have joined our school's team. To get to know one another, the class held an ice cream social, an event that allowed them to get to know one another over a nice, cold bowl of ice cream.  Nevertheless,...

Leadership Changes

Leadership Changes

By Lauren Byerly, Reporter

August 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

This year marks a change in Modesto High's leadership class. After 10 years of tirelessly giving her time to the Leadership class and their projects, Ms. Hernandez has stepped down. During her tenure as the leadership teacher she donated her free time before and after school to give advice and help organize...

What Happened in Charlottesville?

What Happened in Charlottesville?

By Shelby Benz, Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

     On August 12, a “Unite the Right” rally was organized in protest of the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.  Prior to the day that tragedy struck, white-nationalist proponents carried torches on the campus of the University of Virginia as a precursor for the followin...

Auto Wrecking Yard Fire

Auto Wrecking Yard Fire

By Jasmine Lopez, Reporter

August 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Last week on Thursday, 8/24/17, students saw an enormous cloud of smoke. They thought that a house in the neighborhood caught on fire. What sent in Modesto up a huge plume of black smoke was a large fire nearby at the auto wrecking yard near Highway 99 and Crows Landing Road. The fire started at around...

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...

Yearbooks

By David Zhu, Reporter

May 20, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

It's that time of the year again, where all memories and moments of the year are compiled into a single book. From clubs to rallies to sports to dances to performances to student superlatives and many more school related things, the Yearbook contains everything from the Modesto High School year of 2017. This...

IB Testing

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

May 17, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, Review

Every year, around the time of late April or early May, the Junior and Senior IB classes earn (or, actually, pay for) the wonderful opportunity of taking IB Tests in various topics. Not sure what an IB Test is or why this is significant? Here's a basic breakdown: So IB Tests are split into two, well,...

Late Night Run

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The Modesto Metropolitan Conference held its championships for track and field on Monday, May 8th, at the Modesto Junior College track. Field events started at 1:00 p.m., and those participating in those events were excused from their 6th, 7th, and 8th periods. The track events, meanwhile, started at...

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,...

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