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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...

MLB: World Series Matchup

MLB: World Series Matchup

By Rahul, reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The Los Angeles Dodgers will host the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the best-of-seven World Series at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. After sweeping the Arizona Diamondbacks and trouncing the Cubs, the Dodgers have a challenge on their hands. The Astros can bang the baseball around, and the duo of Keuchel and Verlander...

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...

Student of the Week

Student of the Week

October 22, 2017


Filed under Feature, Student Life, Uncategorized

Jaden Delgadillo is a 14 year old 9th grade student at Modesto High.  She participates in many of our school events, such as attending our football games, and is a very hardworking student.  Jaden is a student of the International Baccalaureate Program, and has been a very avid and diligent student. ...

DACA

By Michelle Tipton, Reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Five years ago, President Obama offered young undocumented immigrants work-permits and a two-year renewable reprieve from deportation. This program was called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or “DACA”. Since 2012, over 800,000 immigrants or DREAMers (individuals who were brought into the count...

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