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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...

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...

Relay for Life Modesto High

By Shelby Benz, Reporter

March 15, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Cancer is a very real problem that encroaches upon the lives of many individuals.  Modesto High is taking a stand against cancer by holding a Relay for Life Event at the school.  The event is scheduled to take place on the 7th of April after school from 3:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. in the Girl’s Gym.  It...

Freedom of Speech

By Shelby Benz, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion

Freedom of Speech.  A part of the 1st Amendment in the Constitution that necessitates the ability of Americans to voice their opinions without restraint or censorship.  On Wednesday night, February 1, 2017, controversy struck the UC Berkeley campus when Mr. Yiannopoulos was invited by the Berkeley College Re...

Staff Flashmob at Recent Rally

By Jasmine Lopez, Reporter

February 5, 2017


Filed under News

At our last rally on January 27th, our school received an unexpected performance. After the cheerleaders performed, teachers and other Modesto High Staff members stepped onto the middle of the gym. As the music began, the teachers and staff began to dance. About forty staff members participated in the...

A College That Changes Life: Saint Mary’s College of California

By Alexandria K. Yaum, Reporter

September 21, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

The season for college is now in session. Colleges and universities from around the local area are visiting schools from all around, trying to spread the information of how great their school is. One of the colleges that have visited this week is Saint Mary’s College of California. The college is located...

Our Carribbean Neighbor

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under News

The Cuban Embargo was enacted almost 55 years ago, and the United States is making moves to lift it. What is it, and why is it still enforced?

Searching for Life

Searching for Life

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

October 8, 2014


Filed under News

Scientists have developed a method for detecting life on planets outside of the solar system.

Champions of the Capital City Showcase

By Natalie Schlenker, Reporter

October 6, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

Sun beating down, eyes watching, people screaming, teams battling for the title of champions. This is what our varsity boys soccer team went through at their Capital City tournament. At the start of the tournament, the team felt well prepared and ready to play their best and win, each of the twenty-four...

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