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AVID Coaching

By Michelle Tipton, Reporter

November 5, 2017


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AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination and it is a non-profit organization that provides professional learning for educators to improve college readiness, especially those traditionally underrepresented in higher education. Over the years, the AVID program at Modesto High School has grown and ...

NBA: Ball vs Lillard

NBA: Ball vs Lillard

By Rahul Walia, Reporter

November 5, 2017


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In a clash pitting Portland Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard’s volume scoring versus Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball’s pass-first, pass-second and passive-third brand of offensive management, Lillard’s 32 points were Exhibit A in how a point guard with a vast array of ways to get his own...

El dia de los muertos

El dia de los muertos

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

November 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Every year on October 28th through November 2nd, millions of people come together to celebrate El Dia de Los Muertos, The Day of the Dead. Those who celebrate this very special holiday believe that the spirits of their loved ones who have passed away can reunite with their families and friends fo...

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

November 5, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Calvin Sokk is currently a 14-year-old sophomore at Modesto High.  He is a very hardworking an active student.  He is a member of dance production, speech, and a valued runner on the cross country team.  The thing he likes most about cross country, is that it is like a family, and it teaches all of...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

November 5, 2017


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Modesto High takes action with the new technology around school. It's 2017 and many new changes has been happening around campus. First, the new school year was introduced with the use of one-on-one devices for all students. Now, Modesto High has installed cameras all over the campus, but why? According...

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


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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


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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...

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