The Panther Press

  • Spread the word, and help the Panther Press reach our entire community!

The History of Halloween

The History of Halloween

By Rana Banankhah, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Feature, Review, Showcase

Halloween is a night of tricks, treats and tradition. The history of Halloween dates back to ancient times with the Celtic festival of Samhain. For the Celts, November first marked the beginning of a new year and new years eve was believed to be the night where the boundary between the worlds of the livin...

Migrant Caravan Marches To The United States

Migrant Caravan Marches To The United States

By Rana Banankhah, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”   America was founded on the backbones of immigrants. From the moment the first colonists arrived to present day, immigrants have played a key role in our society. Now, our country is completely divided over...

First Speech and Debate Tournament of the 18-19 School Year

First Speech and Debate Tournament of the 18-19 School Year

By Rana Banankhah, Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

At 3:00 in the afternoon of Saturday 15, September 2018, hundreds of students huddled around one teacher in Lodi High School's cafeteria. Students bit their nails as they anxiously awaited the results for their events. The young woman was announcing the winners of the Yosemite Forensics League's first...

There Are More Trees on Earth Than Stars in the Milky Way

There Are More Trees on Earth Than Stars in the Milky Way

By Rana Banankhah, Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Did you know that there are more trees on Earth than stars in our galaxy? According to NASA, there are approximately 100 billion to 400 billion stars in the Milky Way. On the contrary, there are approximately 300 billion trillion trees on Earth. Initially, the fact is astonishing, considering the si...

The student news site of Modesto High School
modesto high