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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...

Finals & Senior Schedule

By Kristina Zuroff, Editor

May 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Review, Student Life

Finals are upon the students of Modesto High this year! 0 & 8th period finals started on Friday and continued through today. Those finals occurred during the students regular schedule due to the fact that not everyone has one or both of those periods. Students will not have to attend their 0 period...

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,...

Book Review: Milk and Honey

By Jasmine López, Reporter

March 15, 2017


Filed under Review

I have read many books, and I would say it’s safe to say that it’s rare for a book to come along and leave an impact on the way you think. A couple months ago, I read a poetry style book called Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur. I wanted to share about it because it has been a few months, and I still fi...

A Show of Royal Quality

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

March 12, 2017


Filed under News, Review

March 3rd, 2017 - the debut of the Modesto High Theater's play Once Upon a Mattress, a theater interpretation of the story originally written by Hans Christian Andersen, saw a large amount of success with minute mistakes on the parts of the actors. The last showing of the play happened the next wee...

Students “Have a Ball” – Except One

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Review, Student Life

After a delay, a whole buncha complication, and a fair bit of confusion on the part of some (but certainly far from all) students, the Winter Ball finally happened on February 4th. In short, it went well. Nothing of note happened - oh wait, there was that one kid that literally broke his ankle. But other...

Games Save Grades, At Times

Games Save Grades, At Times

By Gabriel Malonzo, Editor

January 29, 2017


Filed under Review

Some of those reading this article may be familiar with the game publisher, Paradox Interactive. Based in Sweden, they're quite famous for many of their titles, such as the grand strategy Crusader Kings (I&II) and city-builder Cities: Skylines. Although wonderful works in their own right, the ma...

Book of the Week

By Jasmine López, Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Review

There isn't a day when I don't read. No matter how busy my schedule is, I take at least 10 minutes of my day to read. Every once in a while, I reread books that I have already read, usually my favorite ones. This past weekend I came across The Outsiders and just had to read it.  I read it for t...

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...

Breakthrough Artist: EL VY

Breakthrough Artist: EL VY

By Robert Jimenez, Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under A&E, Review

Last year I discovered or rather heard a song titled ‘Return to the Moon’ which really caught my attention. The song had a mix of disco infused with alternative and indie-rock roots behind it. I did some research on the song and learned that the band was called El VY, it was formed back in 2014 ...

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