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Thoughts on CAS

Thoughts on CAS

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

September 11, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

The Path Appears event took place a few weeks ago on August 24th, hosted by a group of IB student leaders and several IB teachers. Incoming juniors were  informed about CAS and its requirements while participating in interactive group activities. IB's main intention for CAS is to diversify the high school experience for...

IB Testing

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

May 17, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, Review

Every year, around the time of late April or early May, the Junior and Senior IB classes earn (or, actually, pay for) the wonderful opportunity of taking IB Tests in various topics. Not sure what an IB Test is or why this is significant? Here's a basic breakdown: So IB Tests are split into two, well,...

“Enrichment Evenings?”

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

Mr. Christopher Peterson, the IB History teacher for History of Latin America (and a CP course as well), holds what he calls "Enrichment Evenings," in which he shows historical videos, usually time-appropriate movies from the years that his IB class studies. These 'evenings' are, oddly, in the afternoons,...

Science and Farming: IB Group 4

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

This week, the students of the International Baccalaureate Junior Class here at Modesto High finalize and present their presentations for what is commonly referred to as the "Group 4 Presentations." In the IB standards list, Group 4 is the classification of subjects that includes the sciences. Each year,...

IB Homework Load: Pro’s and Con’s

By Priya Radhakrishnan, Reporter

August 23, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Homework.... we all have it, but what happens if this word takes up most of our "out of school" life? According to Hannah Johnson, a high school graduate now going to Dulwich University, IB homework takes a lot of time to complete and she feels that it is took up her whole life.  "IB has a huge workl...

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