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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,...

Shindig at Sheldon

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

May 8, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

On April 28th, the Modesto High Distance Team, a part of the Track team that specializes in longer-distance runs (400+ meters), took a loooong bus ride to Elk Grove, just south of Sacramento, to attend its annual Sheldon Distance Carnival. The name of the high school in Elk Grove is Sheldon High School,...

Asian American Conference in Modesto

By Synsanni Phaing, Reporter

April 23, 2017

Filed under News

On Thursday April 20th, Modesto High held a field trip to the 4th annual Asian American Conference in Modesto called SAACR. There were other high schools in the Modesto City Schools District . The meaning of this conference is to show young Asian Americans and other teenagers the struggle of coming to Am...

Relay for Life of Modesto High School

By Shelby Benz, Reporter

April 20, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

I, like many students at Modesto High, am not zoned (too far away) to attend the school. It is about 20 minutes away from where I live but I would not have my daily life lined out any other way. Modesto High has a unique school culture defined by a coalition of students that always work for the betterment...


By Kristina Zuroff, Editor

April 19, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

The senior class of 2017 is having a meeting during 6th period on Thursday, April 19, 2017. If you are a senior, you will be already excused from your class. Therefore go straight to the auditorium at the start of 6th period. This meeting is extremely important (not to mention mandatory) because topics...

Lock Down at MoHI

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

April 16, 2017

Filed under News

Monday, April 10th, made this week that much more interesting: aside from the already short week (we had Friday off), most students at Modesto High were unable to attend their afternoon classes, or anything past Fourth Period actually, due to a lock-down that started around 10:45 a.m. The lock-down was...

Modesto High Wins YAM Art Show

By Joselinne Pulido, Reporter

March 18, 2017

Filed under News

Modesto Junior College held their annual Youth Art Month, also known as YAM Art Show, in the MJC art gallery on the 16th of March. YAM is a celebration of the visual arts for our youth. Two of our own Modesto High classmates won prizes in their own categories. Cristoval Aguirre, who is in beginning art...

3rd Quarter Update!

By Kristina Zuroff, Editor In Chief

March 15, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

The Modesto High Class of 2017 has been up to a lot of stuff lately, much of which involves college and scholarships. Students around the world have been getting their acceptance and rejection letters from their schools they applied to a few months ago. Around this time, there are some students feeling...

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