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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...

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

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 ...

American Horror Story: Hotel

By Robert, Reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under A&E, Feature, Review

The beginning of October marked the premiere of season five of the well known TV show, American Horror Story. Many fans awaited the premiere and wondered what the theme or location of the season would be and who would be returning to the show. Ryan Murphy, the creator of the show has a way of keeping ev...

PSAT Review

October 20, 2015


Filed under Review, Student Life

Every October, students around the country sat down to take the PSAT test and came in knowing exactly what to expect as they competed for the honor of being a National Merit Scholar. However, this year the PSAT changed for the first time  in 30 years. The test's format changed a great deal and our juniors,...

In and Out of the Shadows

By Maria Ramirez, Reporter

October 6, 2015


Filed under Review

On the 27th of September, a Sunday afternoon, Gary Soto's play In and Out of the Shadows was performed in the Modesto high auditorium. Many students attended the event with friends and family. The event had a very special guest, Gary Soto. For those who aren't familiar with Soto’s works he's a Chicano...

The Hunting Ground

By Robert, Reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under Review

The Hunting Ground is a new documentary film that focuses about rape on college campuses in the United States directed and written by Kirby Dick. It had it's premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was praised by critics for the film's powerful message. The Sundance Film Festival stated it was a...

FROOT album review

FROOT album review

By Roberto Jimenez, Reporter

April 30, 2015


Filed under A&E, Review

Marina Diamandis also known professionally as Marina and The Diamonds has reinvented herself with her third studio album, FROOT. The Welsh songstress took a different route with her third album. She dropped most of the electropop and the rhythms that could be heard from her two previous albums; ‘The...

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