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Autism Speaks Walk

Autism Speaks Walk

By Anna Rinne, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Autism Speaks held their annual walk at Modesto Junior College last Saturday. Alex Phaing, a junior at Modesto High, was inspired by the walk. He admired the passion the organizers had to support members of the community with autism. When asked about the walk, Alex responded, "When people come together...

“Just Friends?” Please.

“Just Friends?” Please.

By Paveevon Pheap, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Do you believe a girl and a guy can be, "just friends?" Many people argue over the fact that if an opposite sex friendship means anything more than just friends. Some girls feel more comfortable venting to guys rather than to a girl because they believe guys are more trustworthy. Females get tired of...

Halloween Cookie Contest

Halloween Cookie Contest

By Gisselle Rivera, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Just like every year, the Food and Nutrition Elective class had their Halloween cookie contest, being in advanced we already knew what to expect and what the judges like to see. We knew the 1-2 classes were going to do the basic pumpkin cookies or skull ones but it was a surprise to see how creative...

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...

Cat Fight

Cat Fight

By Rohin Walia, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The Modesto Panthers took on the Gregori Jaguars at the big Cat Fight game. The game was a home game for the Gregori Jaguars, so it was held at Gregori High School. Leading up to the game a poll was created by ABC to do a show coverage of a high school football game. After a few days of voting, the...

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...

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...

Sports Betting

Sports Betting

By Rohin Walia, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The patent application, published on May 6 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, is pending.  This patent application is held by Microsoft, and it could be a critical piece of a future with widespread legal sports betting in the United States. ESPN interviewed more than 50 sources representing...

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