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Trick or Treat?

Trick or Treat?

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This week's question comes from user Shelby Benz. She has asked, "at what age should you stop trick or treating?" Most people usually stop trick or treating after the sixth grade and a few after the seventh grade.  I myself stopped after the fifth grade. I recommend stopping after high school. By the...

Top 5 Halloween Movies

Top 5 Halloween Movies

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

The month of October is a great time to take a break, relax, and watch a movie that will get you in the Halloween spirit. Here are a few movies that are perfect for getting you into the spooky mood of October. 5 - IT As you may have heard, a new movie remake based on Stephen King's popular novel ju...

Word of the Week: Barn Burners

Word of the Week: Barn Burners

By Matthew, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase, Uncategorized

A barn burner is an event that arouses excitement or interest. The word was first used in 1835 and is in the bottom 30% of used words. Its original definition was the burning of a barn to rid it of vermin. The definition of this word was altered in the 1930s. Barn burners may also refer to a faction...

Student of the Week

Student of the Week

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Clemsa Sokk is currently a senior at Modesto High. Seventeen-year-old Clemsa Sokk is a very involved student at our school.  She is a part of the Performing Arts Academy, also known as PAA, and is member of Dance Production.  She is also the president of the Drama Club at Modesto High.  Clemsa's favorite...

Spooky Recipe of the Week – Dracula Dentures

Spooky Recipe of the Week – Dracula Dentures

By Lauren Byerly, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

This Tuesday is Halloween, and whether you're going to a haunted house, watching a scary movie, or throwing a party you'll be hungry at some point. Unless you're going trick or treating because you're a freshman or a senior who is "young at heart" (let it go you're almost 18 by now), in which case you'll...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

This week (October 23 - October 31) is Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is the week in which the Red Ribbon Campaign can educate young people to prevent the abuse of drugs at an early age. The Red Ribbon Campaign is sponsored by the National Family Partnership (NFP). The NFP is a non-profit organization...

Pumpkin Party

Pumpkin Party

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Halloween is coming up and the Random Acts of Kindness club of Modesto High came together to decorate/carve pumpkins for campus administration and staff. On Wednesday evening, around 20 club members attended the event and brought pumpkins of their own to decorate and/or carve. Club members used carving m...

Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

By Tera Waterman, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase

As Halloween approaches many different Halloween festivals, mazes and haunted house begin to pop up. There is many that happen in the Modesto area. Here are a few that are nearby.  Higbee Horror Haunt-2936 Veneman Ave. Modesto, CA. Higbee Horror Haunt is reviewed as very scary and is recommend...

Modesto City Schools Election 2017

Modesto City Schools Election 2017

By Michelle Tipton, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

The Modesto Board of Education governs both the Modesto City Elementary School District and the Modesto City High School District. The board consists of seven members and each of them are elected to four-year terms. Every November of odd-numbered years, three or four seats are up for elections. In or...

President Trump vs the NFL

President Trump vs the NFL

By Rohin Walia, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Donald Trump apparently won’t stop hurting the NFL until the number of players taking a knee during the national anthem is reduced to zero. The President continued to tweet against the league. "Two dozen NFL players continue to kneel during the National Anthem, showing total disrespect to our Flag &am...

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