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The Temperature Debate

The Temperature Debate

By Lauren Byerly, Reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Many students have noticed the recent variation between the outside and inside temperature at school. While the weather outside has become extreme, skyrocketing to temperatures above 110 degrees, teachers have been using air conditioning to balance this out and make their classrooms bearable. However,...

One-to-one Devices

One-to-one Devices

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

August 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Review, Showcase

              This year at Modesto High, brand new one-to-one devices are being provided for every student. Although the intent was positive, I found that students have mixed feelings about their devices. After asking around campus to see what people thought about the new laptops, I discovered t...

Goodbye

By Shelby Benz, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Summer is here.  Fedoras that can block the sun but do not put an end to the sweat dripping down our foreheads.  Hiding sandals under a swell of sand only to return to them after the day is done, and our toes are rubbed raw.  I want that type of summer.  It is well deserved.  It has been a long...

Summer Activity Ideas

By Melanie Meza, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

So summer is beginning and now you probably have nothing to do. Maybe your parents are yelling at you to get out of your bedroom and do something. Well, I have a few ideas of what you can do over the summer. One would be to take on a summer job. Now I know you're probably thinking this wouldn't be...

Preparing for the New School Year

By Melanie Meza, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Now that the year it over, school is the last thing you want to be thinking about. This is probably true for most, if not all of us, but it is always best to plan ahead. Planning ahead will allow you to be prepared which will overall lower your stress level when school actually begins. The beginning...

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,...

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...

CAASPP or SBAC?

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

March 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) is a statewide, standardized test that Modesto High's Junior Class has spent the last week taking for half a day every day (except Friday). Well, actually, they were taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), which...

The Crimson Time Trials: A Timer’s Perspective

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

On Friday, February 24th, the MoHi swim team, the Crimson Tide, held their time trials as a sort of mock-race to give the swimmers an idea of their goals in a real race. Of course, one cannot hold a race without timers and recorders. As such, Coach Mike Chiavetta asked volunteers from the school to be...

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...

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