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Finals & Senior Schedule

By Kristina Zuroff, Editor

May 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Review, Student Life

Finals are upon the students of Modesto High this year! 0 & 8th period finals started on Friday and continued through today. Those finals occurred during the students regular schedule due to the fact that not everyone has one or both of those periods. Students will not have to attend their 0 period...

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,...

A Night at the Oscars

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

May 10, 2017


Filed under Feature, News

On Saturday, May 6th, at 8:00 p.m., the Oscar-themed Modesto High 2017 Prom began, and would continue until well past its intended end time of 11:00 p.m. A great many students were present when it began, although more showed up after 8:00. Opinions of the prom were mixed, with opinions ranging from,...

Shindig at Sheldon

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

May 8, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

On April 28th, the Modesto High Distance Team, a part of the Track team that specializes in longer-distance runs (400+ meters), took a loooong bus ride to Elk Grove, just south of Sacramento, to attend its annual Sheldon Distance Carnival. The name of the high school in Elk Grove is Sheldon High School,...

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...

“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,...

Students “Have a Ball” – Except One

By Trevor Pedron, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Review, Student Life

After a delay, a whole buncha complication, and a fair bit of confusion on the part of some (but certainly far from all) students, the Winter Ball finally happened on February 4th. In short, it went well. Nothing of note happened - oh wait, there was that one kid that literally broke his ankle. But other...

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,...

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....

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