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Annika Blom Student Athlete Profile

Annika Blom Student Athlete Profile

By Lauren Byerly, Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Senior Annika Bloomhas many credits to her name. Not only does she stand out because is she is the kicker for the Modesto High Football team, but she is also the only girl on the team. This has been a singular experience which differs from the average football player's experience. Beside this, she has...

Academic Decathalon

Academic Decathalon

By Rahul Walia, Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Academic Decathlon is for students who like to compete in a variety of subjects. Leading up to the final competition which is at the end of the year, they study different subjects throughout the season to strengthen their knowledge. The final competition is on February 3, 2017 with a number of schools...

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...

Jog-A-Thon

Jog-A-Thon

By Rohin Walia, Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

The Jog-A-Thon is a way for the cross country team to be able to raise money for their program. There will be new jerseys that will be given next year for track which will also carry into cross country. At the Jog-A-Thon, the runners ran for a consecutive sixty minute period without drinking water. For...

Out of the Darkness Walk

Out of the Darkness Walk

By Tera Waterman, Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Saturday, September 16th, a group of about 30 kids from Modesto High School and I were apart of The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Out of the Darkness Walk. Many of us did the walk for CAS but it had a deeper mean than just a CAS experience for us all. Pacc Phomphong said to me, "I'm...

Word of the Week: Cattywampus

Word of the Week: Cattywampus

By Matthew Smith, Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

This word is rather bizarre, and its origin and definition are not very finite. The most common definition for cattywampus is, askew or disarray. The origin of the word is from South America, and the word is at least a couple centuries old. This word is one of the most uncommon words in the English language....

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....

Completely Random Facts

Completely Random Facts

By Anna Rinne, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase, Uncategorized

When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red. Odontophobia is the fear of teeth. In an average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of five times around the equator. When you die your hair continues to grow for a few months. The sound of E.T. was made by someone squishing their...

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma

By Rohin Walia, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Hurricane Irma gave Florida coast-to-coast wind over 130 mph, destroying homes and boats, knocking out power to millions and destroying large buildings. While it arrived in Florida a Category 4 hurricane, by night time it was down to a Category 2 with winds of 100 mph. Many organizations such have s...

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