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Is IB Worth It?

Is IB Worth It?

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

This week an anonymous reader has slipped a very interesting question into the submission box. They had asked, “Is IB worth it? Is mental stability more important than grades?” Well you see it all depends on you and your goals in life. If you believe you can handle the stress then go for it, life...

Panther Pride

Panther Pride

By Chandara, Reporter

January 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Recently an odd question was submitted during the school's winter break by an anonymous student. The question submitted asked, "what is MoHi Panther Pride?" To me Panther Pride is the honor of being able represent my school through my actions and character. However, a student's form of Panther Pride...

What Can I Do To Be More Motivated?

What Can I Do To Be More Motivated?

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

To do or not to do that is the question. As you can probably see this weeks question is on how to be more motivated, coming from another anonymous submission. At times the well of motivation can be a bit dry however there is a simple solution. The basic idea is to find a reason, it can be a big or little...

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,...

Lock Down at MoHI

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

April 16, 2017


Filed under News

Monday, April 10th, made this week that much more interesting: aside from the already short week (we had Friday off), most students at Modesto High were unable to attend their afternoon classes, or anything past Fourth Period actually, due to a lock-down that started around 10:45 a.m. The lock-down was...

CAASPP or SBAC?

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

March 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) is a statewide, standardized test that Modesto High's Junior Class has spent the last week taking for half a day every day (except Friday). Well, actually, they were taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), which...

The Crimson Time Trials: A Timer’s Perspective

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

On Friday, February 24th, the MoHi swim team, the Crimson Tide, held their time trials as a sort of mock-race to give the swimmers an idea of their goals in a real race. Of course, one cannot hold a race without timers and recorders. As such, Coach Mike Chiavetta asked volunteers from the school to be...

WASC – Western . . . What?

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

February 21, 2017


Filed under News

Every six years, schools that are part of the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, or ACS WASC, undergo a reform process that aims to remake each school's basic learning expectations. In the case of Modesto High, this means our Expected Schoolwide Learning Results, or ESLRs, and out Student Norms. Two official WASC meetings have already ta...

“Southern Soiree”

“Southern Soiree”

By Jordan Toledo, Reporter

November 18, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

“I’m really excited to dress up and dance with my friends, Modesto always has the best dances,”

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The Avid Center

By Yari Mariscal, Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Having trouble with homework? The Avid Center always has tutoring available for students. If you are failing a class and don't understand the homework, it's best to get help. You don't have to be an Avid student to go. There are tutors everyday whom graduated from college, and are ready to help you....

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