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Stud of the Month: Kevin Nguyen

Stud of the Month: Kevin Nguyen

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor
September 13, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase

   Senior Kevin Nguyen is dedicated to his lifestyle as a student. He has a rigorous class schedule consisting of four Advanced Placement classes (Calculus AB, Environmental Science, Literature and Psychology).   Along with these demanding courses, He is an involved member in El Modena Televisio...

college footballs key players

college footballs key players

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Sports

   With the start of the college football season, it's time to begin to recognize teams for the final four playoff in January. As with last year and the year before the four top teams in the nation will play a bracket system playoff to determine the best team in the U.S.   All eyes will be on th...

A Thrilling Start

A Thrilling Start

Bobby Almand, Staff writer
September 4, 2016
Filed under Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Showcase, Sports

The first game of the year is always stressful. The anticipation of the players and the excitement of the fans for the year to come can create a rather hectic environment. Combine that with the expectations of a great season, and things can get rather dicey. El Modena played it's first game of the year...

Generations Walk the Same Halls

Generations Walk the Same Halls

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase

On the first day of the 2016-2017 school year, 660 freshmen and all returning El Modena students step into classrooms filled with nervous energy. Freshmen for the first time, and others with a sense of unknown, face a new schedule, new teachers and new experiences. Select students, such as eleventh grader...

Just the Basics

Just the Basics

Bobby Almand, Staff writer
August 27, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, FrontlineFeed, Showcase

The arrival of school every August means one thing, the return of football. However when attending El Modena football games, it seems as though some people have no clue what's going on in the game itself, and feel lost. Let's start with the basic layout and principle. Football is a game played between...

The Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor
June 12, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, Feature

  It all started with a boy named Hercules.   Growing up, Hercules had been the first movie I ever remember watching and it just so happened to be the first spark of my creative drive. Even though I was only three-years-old, I remember a sense of happiness and pure joy seeing the beautiful c...

The Courage it Takes to Follow Your Heart

The Courage it Takes to Follow Your Heart

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor
June 7, 2016
Filed under Columns, Feature, Showcase

  The most important lessons we learn in life are often in the beginning, rather than the end.   We learn about ourselves and who we want to become.  We also learn that who we want to become isn’t always how we will end up, and we don’t have to be the same as those around us.  We are all ...

ASB’s Best New Bodies

ASB’s Best New Bodies

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
May 27, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase

Welcome your new ASB class of 2016-2017. These students have gone through rigorous campaigning, voting, and interviews to represent El Modena's associated student body, make sure to congratulate them on their appointed positions. President: Ruben Romeo Vice President: Kaitlyn Meeder Secretary:...

The Most Magical Promposal Ever?

The Most Magical Promposal Ever?

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor
May 20, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, Feature, FrontlineFeed, Showcase, Uncategorized

Prom was in three days, and my boyfriend still hadn’t asked me to Prom. We were going to Disneyland that day (my favorite place), so naturally I had an idea he was going to ask me today. After his mom signed him in, we saw Mickey Mouse in his wizardry robe posing for photos. My boyfriend had us jump...

Paws for a Purrfect Cause

Paws for a Purrfect Cause

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor
May 19, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase

  Volunteerism is important in any community.  It allows neighbors to connect with one another and improve our society.  People are able to volunteer in a variety of activities, whether it be working with children or serving food at a soup kitchen.  For El Modena English teacher Mrs. Chertock,...

Hercules Burgers: 3221 E Chapman Ave

Hercules Burgers: 3221 E Chapman Ave

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer
May 12, 2016
Filed under Columns, Feature, Showcase

I had become a regular back when this place was named Duke's Burgers. My friends and I would always order "The Ninety-Nine Cent Jr. Burger" and the occasional side of large fries. We'd visit this place multiple times a week and literally sit for hours just passing the time.      I have oddly came to realiz...

Humans of El Modena: Abel Garcia

Humans of El Modena: Abel Garcia

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Columns, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

  “Why do I come to work everyday? Well because I really enjoy my job” says El Modena janitor Abel Garcia. Garcia has been working at El Modena for twenty-six years and the love he has for his job only grows with time.     “I came to the United States in 1983.” Garcia is originally ...

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