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Springing Into Break… But What Do We Do?

Springing Into Break… But What Do We Do?

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

For the next week Modesto High School, and the rest of Modesto City Schools, will be on it's Spring Break. Now many of the students at Modesto High School may be wondering what to do during their time off. Personally, video games are a very good option, but what if you want to go outside of that spectrum....

Friends For All

Friends For All

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

This week an unidentified reader has asked, "how do I make more friends?" Depending on how you perceive the situation you're in making friends can seem extremely difficult. In truth this process is very easy. It is so easy in fact, it has a single step process. The one and only step you need to do is...

Trendsetters of Modesto High School

Trendsetters of Modesto High School

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

The year 2018 has just recently begun, and many people have been reminiscing on some of their favorite trends in 2017, or even before then. As given with the term 'trend', trends fade in and out of style a lot. For example, scrunchies from the 80's. Many people are known to hate scrunchies, but I personally...

Santa?

Santa?

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

March 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

This week someone has asked one of the most popular questions among children, "Is Santa real?" The answer is yes, but only if you believe in the spirit of who he truly was. Long ago before he was know as Santa he was a man known as Nicholas. When he was young his parents died and left him a large amount...

Almond Blossom Festival

Almond Blossom Festival

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

March 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Review, Uncategorized

Every year, Ripon hosts their annual Almond Blossom Festival. During this time, the farmers of the town celebrate their immense crops, full of almonds. Meanwhile others of the town, are excited to celebrate other things, such as the parade and the festival. Perhaps one of the most exciting times of the...

The Derate Snapchat Update

The Derate Snapchat Update

March 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Review, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

This past February 22nd marked a day of change for all Snapchat users. A major update came out which drastically changed the layout of the app. Instead of the classic chronological order for your streaks, and stories on the right, both your messages and stories were combined; and on the right side the...

Black Panther’s Message to the World

By Shelby Benz, Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Review, Showcase

I had so much fun seeing Black Panther with my mother in on February 23. The amount of research and thought put into every element of the production is truly amazing and clearly evident. The movie is a perfect example of Marvel’s increasingly practiced talent of successfully balancing co...

Like Like

Like Like

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

February 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

This week someone has slipped the question of, “what should you do if you think someone likes you?” Well you see, you could go about this situation in a number of ways. From your question you are not really sure in they like you or not. In any case you should not just make assumptions on who it is....

How Many More Lives?

How Many More Lives?

By Jasmine López, Editor

February 24, 2018


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

The Never Again MSD is an organization that formed in the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. The lives of 17 students, daughters, sons, nephews, nieces, grandchildren, friends, and humans were lost to a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle on February 14, 2018. This year alone th...

Is IB Worth It?

Is IB Worth It?

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

This week an anonymous reader has slipped a very interesting question into the submission box. They had asked, “Is IB worth it? Is mental stability more important than grades?” Well you see it all depends on you and your goals in life. If you believe you can handle the stress then go for it, life...

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