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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,...

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...

Student Athlete Spotlight

Student Athlete Spotlight

By Paveevon Pheap and Gisselle Rivera

August 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life

This week's student athlete spotlight is Thai Bue (#9). He is the running back and line backer for our freshman team. Thai's football career began at the start of second grade. He would always watch football on T.V and later realized that the sport was something he was destined for. The first game of...

Student of the Week: Joan Gong

By Anna Rinne, Reporter

August 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, Student Life, Uncategorized

Joan Gong is a junior who is enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program at Modesto High School. In her limited free time, Joan enjoys dancing, playing the piano, sewing, and swimming. At age seven, Joan began dancing for the 5678 Dance Studio. She continued dancing and has been in Modesto...

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...

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,...

Bringing it Back with a Blackout Bash

Bringing it Back with a Blackout Bash

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

August 26, 2017


Filed under Student Life

On the first Friday back to school the Leadership class hosted the Blackout Bash, a dance that will likely become an annual Modesto High event. Students had something more to look forward to that Friday as the dance started at 8:00 in the evening and stayed packed until 10:30. Dress code was casual and...

Finals & Senior Schedule

By Kristina Zuroff, Editor

May 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Review, Student Life

Finals are upon the students of Modesto High this year! 0 & 8th period finals started on Friday and continued through today. Those finals occurred during the students regular schedule due to the fact that not everyone has one or both of those periods. Students will not have to attend their 0 period...

Summer Activity Ideas

By Melanie Meza, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

So summer is beginning and now you probably have nothing to do. Maybe your parents are yelling at you to get out of your bedroom and do something. Well, I have a few ideas of what you can do over the summer. One would be to take on a summer job. Now I know you're probably thinking this wouldn't be...

Preparing for the New School Year

By Melanie Meza, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Now that the year it over, school is the last thing you want to be thinking about. This is probably true for most, if not all of us, but it is always best to plan ahead. Planning ahead will allow you to be prepared which will overall lower your stress level when school actually begins. The beginning...

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