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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...

Fence Incident

By Joselinne Pulido, Reporter

February 5, 2017


Filed under News

On January 18 at approximately 2:25 a crash was heard right outside room 55's door. As we all rushed to see what the loud noise was about the Modesto high back fence was knocked over. During the stormy day a grey pickup truck had come through the curb and hit the fence right outside the classroom door...

Group 4 Science Presentations

Group 4 Science Presentations

By David Zhu, Reporter

February 4, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The Group 4 Science Presentations for IB at Modesto High are occurring on February 2, 2017 in Mr. Austin's class (room 45). All of the IB juniors have prepared for this event for months in order to present a science topic that they researched in groups of four to the IB science coordinators. "It's a...

Science and Farming: IB Group 4

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

This week, the students of the International Baccalaureate Junior Class here at Modesto High finalize and present their presentations for what is commonly referred to as the "Group 4 Presentations." In the IB standards list, Group 4 is the classification of subjects that includes the sciences. Each year,...

Key Club’s Candidate Training Conference – Week of 12/5

By Sameen Mahmood, Reporter

January 15, 2017


Filed under News

In Key Club, one of the most important figures within a certain division is the Lieutenant Governor. Like the other members, they are high school students, giving them a sense of respectability with members and relatability. Lieutenant Governors serve the entire division and lead it, divisions consisting...

Modesto Celebration of Lights

By Sameen Mahmood, Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under News

This year, the city of Modesto and The Modesto Bee presented the annual Celebration of Lights Parade and Extravaganza for 2016 in Downtown Modesto. The event was held on Saturday, December 3, 2016, and hosted a large multitude of various events and activities, some being Breakfast with Santa at...

Project Hope Holiday Extravaganza

By Ellen Zheng, Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under News

The Project Hope Holiday Party is a fundraising event hosted by the club Project Hope. This year was the 4th annual show. The money earned from concessions and ticket sales goes to the club’s funding of various projects. This year’s project is to fund a health clinic in Ecuador. The tickets were $5...

Modesto High Winter Concert

By Ellen Zheng, Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under News

The Modesto High School winter concert is an annual concert hosted to celebrate the Holiday Season. For this concert, various groups were featured. This included the Modesto High School concert band, string orchestra, a flute ensemble, a camaraderie quintet and the jazz band.   The band played fou...

Mock Trial Update: Gregori-Beyer Scrimmage

By Ellen Zheng, Writer

December 11, 2016


Filed under News

In a combined scrimmage against Beyer and Gregori High School, our Modesto High team was able to continue preparing for the upcoming Mock Trial season. This year’s Mock Trial case includes a immigrant from the land of Tanterra, who accuses her boss, Cameron Awbrey, of being a human trafficker. Thi...

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