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In 1492…

In 1492…

By Shelby Benz, Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue… creating the first lasting tie between the Americas and Europe, and building his legacy through the enslavement of native people.          According to Pew Research Center, Columbus Day is one of the nation’s 10 federal holidays,...

Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey

By Michelle Tipton, Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Hurricane Harvey, the latest hurricane to hit Texas in the past eight years since Hurricane Ike. Harvey made landfall on Friday night between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor. Harvey began as a category four hurricane with 130 mph winds, but later became a tropical storm on Saturday afternoon. Houston,...

No to Racism: Not in Our House!

No to Racism: Not in Our House!

By Shelby Benz, Editor

August 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Not in Our House: Rally Around the Flagpole #mohieracism      Four years ago, Modesto High conducted a ceremony in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  Dr. King’s speech had resonated among the crowd of 250,000 individuals in the national mall...

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...

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