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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...

Got Inspiration?

By Mackenzie Anderson, Website Editor

January 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

As school drags on and winter extinguishes the occasional glimpses of a California summer, minds can be bogged down and bleak. When life seems monotonous and uninspired, it's time to find a spark to enrich and enchant the mind. After a life of basics, findings of delightful "extras" can cheer the soul...

The Not-So-Ultimate Test

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Review, Student Life

Wednesday, October 19th saw the administration of the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test, or simply PSAT, in schools across the nation, including our own Modesto High School. The PSAT is called such because it is essentially a practice run for the real SAT, though nearly everyone who's taken bo...

Senior Panthers Puff to Victory

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The evening of Wednesday, October 12th, Modesto High School held its Panther Puff of 2016 at Thomas Downey High School’s stadium. The Juniors of the Class of 2018 played against the Seniors of the Class of 2017 in a fun, lighthearted (though the athletes would likely disagree with that term) game of fo...

Spring Break Soon!

By Yari Mariscal, Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The start of 4th quarter was Monday March 21. With only a week left , students are preparing for spring break. It is an exciting moment for most of us at Modesto High School considering that we have been working hard everyday. We are all so excited to spend our break with friends and family and m...

Bundle Up… It’s Going to be Cool

By Aryana Perillo

November 18, 2015


Filed under Opinion

It's that time of year where the leaves are brown, orange, yellow, and red. They fall from the branches and land on the side of the walkway, making that crunch sound every time you step on them. It's the time of year where raindrops hit your face unexpectedly and you crinkle your nose because the water...

Iconic films for October

By Robert, Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Through the course of time, there have been many films that revolve around the month of October. That being said, I'm talking about Halloween movies! Films that we enjoy watching in this spooky month usually revolving around ghosts, werewolves, zombies, thrills, etc. It has become a custom for many to...

Samantha Navarro

By Amrit Pannu, Reporter

September 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Modesto High’s diversity spreads throughout the school in many ways, and is the reason we can recognize individuals who stand out as well. One of these individuals was a senior who sat in the back of my biology class named Samantha Navarro. Samantha is a truly unique character was one of the reasons...

Disneyland’s Candlelight Ceremony: An Opportunity For Choir

September 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Every year Disneyland holds the Candlelight Ceremony, in which multiple choirs come together to sing carols in a procession down Disneyland's main street. This year, Modesto High School's concert choir has applied to audition for the event. The choir will need to learn two pieces, one chosen by Disneyland...

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