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Mark Lester: El Modena Alum

Mark Lester: El Modena Alum

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

  Mark Lester graduated from El Modena in 2007. Since then, Lester has graduated from UCLA and been busy making it big in LA. He has made many short films, commercials, and even started his own production company with his friends.   Mark Lester has not forgotten much about his time at El Mo. Howe...

Milo Ventimiglia: Famous El Mo Alumni

Milo Ventimiglia: Famous El Mo Alumni

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer
October 18, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

   Milo Ventimiglia, an El Modena alumni has become a very successful actor who can be seen on the current show “This is Us” on NBC.   Milo graduated from El Modena in the year 1995. During his time at El Mo, Ventimiglia was a CIF champion in wrestling, acted in drama productions, and held office...

Gorilla escapes from London Zoo

Gorilla escapes from London Zoo

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
October 13, 2016
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Earlier today in London, a silverback gorilla at the London zoo briefly escaped it’s enclose. At 3 pm local time, the metropolitan police received a call that the gorilla had escaped, and that their assistance was needed. The 18 year old named Kumbuka was contained to an out of site area used only...

El Mo vs. Canyon Preview

El Mo vs. Canyon Preview

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase, Sports

Tomorrow night marks maybe the biggest rivalry of the year for El Modena, the game versus Canyon. And while perhaps the hatred isn’t quite to the level of the Villa Park game, the Canyon game always seems to be a little bit closer in score. Last year was truly a game to behold. The Vanguards overcame...

Midwest Mentality, West Coast Sass

Midwest Mentality, West Coast Sass

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
September 30, 2016
Filed under Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

Pursuing show business and a need for a change of scenery, sophomore Mia Vasquez moved from the Midwest to the West Coast. With proficiency in dancing and talents in acting and singing, this triple threat recently danced alongside "Dance Moms" star Maddie Ziegler on Nickelodeon's TV series “Nicky, Ricky,...

Another Victory for El Modena

Another Victory for El Modena

Luisa Lopez, Fringe Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature

Not just another football victory this time a school wide victory. El Modena has many activities going on right now. As September comes to an end, and October rolls in, so does breast cancer awareness month. For the past 7 years, girls league has made it a tradition to walk one mile throughout the...

A Day That Changed The World

A Day That Changed The World

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase, Sports

    In case you haven't watched TV since Saturday or you've been living under a rock for the last week or so, you probably don’t know everything that went down on Sunday. If you haven’t, you saw history unfold multiple times in a very short period. But in case you are one of those...

Cross Country Sophomore Superstars

Cross Country Sophomore Superstars

Victoria Tran, Staff Writer
September 24, 2016
Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports, Uncategorized

Frontline: Why did you join cross country in the first place? Blake Hanson: I joined because I look up to my brother and wanted to follow in his footsteps. Phillip Nguyen: I felt like I sucked at every other sport, and I had never run before. Gabriel Dommes: I felt that I have always been good at long d...

Getting To Know El Mo’s Brightest

Getting To Know El Mo’s Brightest

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Uncategorized

Jacob Kaufman is known as one of the brightest students here at El Mo, or even Mr. Science Boy by our very own Mrs. Mull.   Aspiring to be the chief engineer at NASA, Jacob juggles five AP classes along with his extra curricular activities that consist of being the President of the Red Cross club...

An Insight on Dr Saxton

An Insight on Dr Saxton

Ethan Simons, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Frontline: Where did you go to college? Dr Saxton: A little school in Missouri, Drury University. About the size of Chapman in Orange. FL: What did you study? DS: I started off wanting to be a doctor, like a physician, so I was studying biology and chemistry. Then i got a job at a hospital dr...

The Man in the Cart

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

   Most people know him simply as Mua. He is a security guard at El Mo, but there's more than meets the eye. He's a genuine guy with a big heart who can't possibly imagine doing anything other than the job he loves, surrounded by the people that he loves, but like with everyone, Mua has a back sto...

A Fresh Start for the Feature Page

A Fresh Start for the Feature Page

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Neil Young once proclaimed that, “One new feature or fresh take can change everything.” The feature page embodies this phenomenon, as it focuses on the lives of students and creates a school-wide mutual respect for the individuals who occupy El Modena. As the Feature Page’s declaration, we on...

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