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Almond Blossom Festival

Almond Blossom Festival

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

March 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Review, Uncategorized

Every year, Ripon hosts their annual Almond Blossom Festival. During this time, the farmers of the town celebrate their immense crops, full of almonds. Meanwhile others of the town, are excited to celebrate other things, such as the parade and the festival. Perhaps one of the most exciting times of the...

Election Season

By Lauren Byerly, Reporter

March 4, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Election season is upon us again! The Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior classes will be electing their class Presidents, Vice Presidents, Secretaries, Treasurers, and Representatives along with the four ASB positions, who will represent the school as a whole. Campaigns have begun full force, with every...

The Derate Snapchat Update

The Derate Snapchat Update

March 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Review, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

This past February 22nd marked a day of change for all Snapchat users. A major update came out which drastically changed the layout of the app. Instead of the classic chronological order for your streaks, and stories on the right, both your messages and stories were combined; and on the right side the...

Merced Golf Tournament

Merced Golf Tournament

By Rohin Walia, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

The Modesto High School opened up the golf season with their first tournament of the year at the Merced Golf & Country Club. Coach Wagner chose the top five players on the team to participate in the golf tournament. Coach Wagner chose Chase Rodriguez, Shivam Patel, Rohin Walia, Rahul Walia,...

NBA: Louisville Scandal

NBA: Louisville Scandal

March 2, 2018


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As Arizona coach Sean Miller professed his innocence on Thursday in a statement that affirmed his status with the team. The details of a wiretapped phone call involving Miller were inaccurately reported in a story by ESPN that said Miller discussed paying $100,000 to ensure star freshman Deandre Ayton...

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipie

By Michelle Tipton, Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Feeling a little under the weather this flu season? Try this chicken noodle soup recipe: Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 carrots, sliced 2 celery stalks, sliced 1 small onion, chopped 5 garlic cloves, chopped Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 8 cups chicken stock 2 ½ po...

Open House

By Lauren Byerly, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Last Thursday night was Modesto High's Open House! Open house is a night for parents, current students, and perspective students alike to take a look around the school and ask questions of the teachers who are teaching or will teach them or their children. The night started off with an introductory presentation...

Gun Law Walkouts

Gun Law Walkouts

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

February 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

  Students across the United States have recently been organizing and participating in school walkouts. After the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, students feel the need to take a stand and make sure lawmakers are aware of their opinions of gun laws. The school shoo...

Fergie National Anthem

Fergie National Anthem

By Rohin Walia, reporter

February 24, 2018


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The National Basketball Association held the 2018 All-Star game in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. Fergie opened up the game by singing the highly televised National Anthem. Fergie performed an interesting rendition of the nation's beloved hymn. Many players, celebrities, and people present at...

NCAA Players

NCAA Players

By Rahul, Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball weighed in on the subject of college athletes being paid and the FBI investigation into college basketball, saying the NCAA should allow players to be paid. "Everybody knows everybody's getting paid," Ball said Friday. "Might as well make it legal. Ball said he...

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