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Athlete Spotlight

Athlete Spotlight

By Paveevon Pheap, Reporter

September 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

This week's student athlete is Alissa Tek. Alissa is currently playing tennis for the fall semester. She has been playing for 2 years now. She first gained the interest to play tennis when playing a match with her aunt, and realized that she wanted to develop hitting techniques and skills in the sport....

Early Release Days

Early Release Days

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

September 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Something every student can look forward to is an early release day. Although it seems as if everyone loves early release days, how do teachers really feel about them? Early release days, or collaboration days, do not just exist so that students can have some extra time to relax. During these collaboration...

Word of the Week: Kerfuffle

Word of the Week: Kerfuffle

By Matthew Smith, Reporter

September 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

A kerfuffle is a fuss that stems from conflicting views. Most people don't know the meaning of this word due to it being a British word. The word originated from the Scottish word car which means twist. The other root of the word is fuffle which means to disorder. This word wasn't used much in the past,...

Adult English Classes

Adult English Classes

By Jasmine López, Reporter

September 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Learning a second language takes time, motivation, and dedication. Once you do learn another language, it brings many benefits to your everyday life. Today there are over 7,000 languages, that we know of, and learning at least one of them will improve your life. It is never to late to pick up another...

Preparing for Senior Sunrise

Preparing for Senior Sunrise

By Rahul Walia, Reporter

August 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

As senior sunrise approaches, there has been many seniors that are looking forward to this day because it portrays the beginning of senior year. Also as the year progresses, senior sunset portrays the end of senior year. Many seniors are getting ready for this event by tie dying shirts, shoes, socks,...

Welcome Back

Welcome Back

August 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Welcome back panthers! Regardless of how last year went, it’s a new school year and that means a fresh start! New teachers, new school supplies, and maybe even some new friends. It’s only been two weeks, but how do you feel so far ? Do you feel welcomed back and ambitious ? Or are you nervous and confus...

Panther’s First Prey

Panther’s First Prey

By Tera Waterman, Reporter

August 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This past Friday night the 25th our Modesto High Panthers had a match up against Modesto Christian at Downey High School, it was the first preseason game of the year. When I asked Jesus Zepeda if he believes the team will go on to the playoffs this year, just like last year, he replied with, "I feel i...

No to Racism: Not in Our House!

No to Racism: Not in Our House!

By Shelby Benz, Editor

August 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Not in Our House: Rally Around the Flagpole #mohieracism      Four years ago, Modesto High conducted a ceremony in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  Dr. King’s speech had resonated among the crowd of 250,000 individuals in the national mall...

The Great American Solar Eclipse

The Great American Solar Eclipse

By Matthew Smith, Reporter

August 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon that occurs two to four times each year. A total eclipse is only ever seen every few decades in most places on Earth, but some places get them every few years. The last total solar eclipse that occurred in the United States was in the year 1918. A solar eclipse...

Senior Sunrise

Senior Sunrise

By Rohin Walia, Reporter

August 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Senior Sunrise lived up to the hype that was made! Senior Sunrise is a day where all the senior students watch the sunrise together at school. Many seniors came into the cage as early as five o'clock to hang with friends, listen to music, and eat breakfast. Many of the students either went to IHOP,...

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