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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....

Seniors Applying for College

September 30, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

The last weeks of September are here and that means all seniors should be ready for next month. Starting in October, many colleges are accepting applications. Therefore, all seniors should be ready to apply and know what is required. Most applications ask for lots of information so be ready to add that....

SAT registration

By Yari Mariscal, Reporter

September 20, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Why should you take the SAT? Many students should consider taking the SAT their junior or senior year because many colleges look at these scores. There will be many dates to take them. The first one is October 24th. Taking the SAT will help prepare for college, for example helping you to prepare for...

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