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Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma

By Rohin Walia, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Hurricane Irma gave Florida coast-to-coast wind over 130 mph, destroying homes and boats, knocking out power to millions and destroying large buildings. While it arrived in Florida a Category 4 hurricane, by night time it was down to a Category 2 with winds of 100 mph. Many organizations such have s...

First Cross Country Race

First Cross Country Race

By Rahul Walia, Reporter

September 15, 2017


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The first cross country race of the year was Wednesday, the 23rd, and many of the cross country runners were slightly nervous but were ready to compete and represent Modesto High School. The race was at legion park and with the first race starting at 3:30pm and the last race at 5:00pm. With many new...

In 1492…

In 1492…

By Shelby Benz, Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue… creating the first lasting tie between the Americas and Europe, and building his legacy through the enslavement of native people.          According to Pew Research Center, Columbus Day is one of the nation’s 10 federal holidays,...

Thoughts on CAS

Thoughts on CAS

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

The Path Appears event took place a few weeks ago on August 24th, hosted by a group of IB student leaders and several IB teachers. Incoming juniors were  informed about CAS and its requirements while participating in interactive group activities. IB's main intention for CAS is to diversify the high school experience for...

Cat Fight

Cat Fight

By Tera Waterman, Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Thursday September 7th, our Modesto High Panthers faced off against the Patterson Tigers at Downey High School.  Everyone knew that it would be a tough game for our Panthers, just like it was last year. Our Panthers were the  first to make it up on the board, then almost immediately after Patterson wa...

Labor Day

Labor Day

By Jasmine Lopez, Reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

What is Labor Day? What comes to the mind of most people is that there's no work or school. While this may be true, there's a reason why they get a day off from school and work. Labor Day is always the first Monday in the month of September. The holiday is the result from the labor movement, and it is...

MHS Woodshop

MHS Woodshop

By Paveevon Pheap, Reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Woodshop has been apart of the school for several decades. Have you ever thought of taking that class for the fun of it? Especially now with the use of laptops all day long, don't you want to take some time off and do something a little more hands on. If that is the case you need some woodshop in your...

Word of the week: Adumbrate

Word of the week: Adumbrate

September 9, 2017


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The word adumbrate is a verb that means to report. Adumbrate originates from the Latin word ad- which translates to. The other part of the word is derived from umbra which translates to shade. Throughout the years, the word adumbrate has been used in large amounts. Though the word is popular, people...

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,...

Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey

By Michelle Tipton, Reporter

September 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Hurricane Harvey, the latest hurricane to hit Texas in the past eight years since Hurricane Ike. Harvey made landfall on Friday night between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor. Harvey began as a category four hurricane with 130 mph winds, but later became a tropical storm on Saturday afternoon. Houston,...

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