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Hispanic Heritage Month

By Michelle Tipton, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

According to Google, Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 to October 15 and it is meant to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the group’s heritage and culture. The observation began in 1968 under President Johnson and was expanded to a 30-day period in 1988. The...

How to have a healthy life?

How to have a healthy life?

By Hadiyah Waseem, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Have you ever felt exhausted or over worked? Don't have enough time to do homework? Have you forgotten you had homework? Do you have trouble making time for family, friends, or even yourself? Feel like all you ever do is work? Though the school year got off on a good start, many of us forget to keep...

Recap on First IB Boosters Meeting

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

On Monday the 18, the IB Boosters invited all IB families to their first meeting. The new IB coordinator, Mrs. McDonald, was introduced at the meeting. She once taught at Modesto High, and now she is back as the coordinator and as the speech teacher. She is excited for her new journey here at Modesto...

Back To School Night

Back To School Night

By Michelle Tipton, Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Back to school night marks the beginning of a new school year. A time where parents are able to meet their child’s teachers and learn what their child will be learning in the upcoming school year. Teaching methods, grading requirements, supplies needed and projects are usually covered giving pa...

What Can I Do To Be More Motivated?

What Can I Do To Be More Motivated?

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

To do or not to do that is the question. As you can probably see this weeks question is on how to be more motivated, coming from another anonymous submission. At times the well of motivation can be a bit dry however there is a simple solution. The basic idea is to find a reason, it can be a big or little...

Student of the Week – Clemsa Sokk

Student of the Week – Clemsa Sokk

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

The student of the week is Senior Clemsa Sokk. Clemsa is partial IB and is also in the Performing Arts Academy. She has many talents including acting, singing, and dancing. Clemsa has been interested in acting for awhile now, but she has only been able to get into acting once she started going to...

Hispanic Youth Leadership Council Meeting

Hispanic Youth Leadership Council Meeting

By Hadiyah Waseem, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On Friday, September 15 the Hispanic Youth Council held a meeting in room 302. The HYLC is a club in which one can learn about the Latino and Hispanic communities. HYLC is not an exclusive group only for Latinos or Hispanics. Anyone can join and be a part of the Club. The club mostly focuses on community...

Friends Who Run Together Stay Together

Friends Who Run Together Stay Together

By Paveevon Pheap, Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

Myrka and Jennifer have been friends since the third grade and have been inseparable since. They were always running around the playground at the age of eight. They always have loved to run, and they were always the fastest ones in the group. No matter what the weather was, they were down to run together....

Student of the Week – Jackie Hernandez

Student of the Week – Jackie Hernandez

By Sarah RInne, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Jackie Hernandez is currently an IB Junior at Modesto High School. She can play the guitar, ukulele, and the piano. Jackie says that she started playing instruments as a freshman when she took a guitar class as an elective. She felt herself quickly catching on and learning faster than some of her peers....

Student of the Week: Sedina Ackuayi

Student of the Week: Sedina Ackuayi

By Anna Rinne, Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Feature, Student Life, Uncategorized

Sedina Ackuayi is an IB freshman at Modesto High School. Before becoming a panther, she went to Prescott Junior High School and Colony Oak Elementary School. She likes to play music, dance, read, and write. Sedina has been interested in music for many years. She began playing piano seven years ago,...

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