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Capturing moments and making them memories

Capturing moments and making them memories

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer
March 24, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Media&Arts, Showcase

  Sophomore William Wallace has taken his camera and has captured moments with just a click of a button. Wallace shares about his love for photography and the art of film making. Frontline: What inspired you to start taking pictures? William Wallace: Well no one inspired me to sta...

First Timer

First Timer

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer
March 24, 2016
Filed under Columns, Focus

El Modena's annual spirit week brought many of our students together last week to participate in the many activities they offer during this week. Sophomore Jocelyn Melero talks about her expirence in her first time being a part of spirit week. Frontline: Why did you decide to participate in spir...

The Art of Complaining

The Art of Complaining

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Columns, Feature, Focus

Humans tend to have a love-hate relationship with complaining. While it is always satisfying to vocalize a meaty complaint against a friend who wronged you or a school teacher who assigns too much homework, people also associate complaining with negativity and pettiness. How is it then that we are irritated...

Living Life to the Fullest

Living Life to the Fullest

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
March 8, 2016
Filed under Feature, Focus, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Music

What defines an exciting life? According to Senior Sam Silva, it is doing what he loves. Although Silva stays true to his word, the gateway to living a life of intrigue lies not only in doing what one loves, but also learning about the interesting lives and perspectives of others. Silva lives a fascinat...

Valedictorian, Ms. Celia Janes

Valedictorian, Ms. Celia Janes

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer
March 3, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Valedictorians across the nation are being recognized for the hard work they put in not only during high school but throughout their thirteen years of education. Succeeding in the classroom is only half the battle and El Modena senior Celia Janes can vouch for it.   Janes has been taking AP and Honors classe...

A Peek Into Real Life

A Peek Into Real Life

Francesca Sarmiento and Celia Janes
March 2, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

   El Modena’s very own celebrity praised author, and class favorite, Mrs. Kim who recently released  her second novel titled In Real Life. The novel is a story that we can all relate to...an (online) love story.    The book entails a teenage girl named Hannah Cho, who meets her best friend o...

Laughing Through Life

Laughing Through Life

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor
February 29, 2016
Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed

From 1983-1996 to Ken Widdall showed a promising career in stand-up comedy. During those years he spent 15 of them on the road performing in different comedy clubs in over 35 different states including cruise ships to Hawaii and Alaska. Towards the end of Mr. Widdall’s comedian career slowed down ...

Time After Time

Time After Time

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
February 23, 2016
Filed under Columns, Focus, Music

Music evolves with time, but the underlying purpose and mechanics of music will always remain universal. While today’s music possesses certain qualities that define the era, elements from the past have been implemented in our modern tunes.  Indie rock, for example, is a broad range of styles der...

Experiencing El Mo First Hand

Experiencing El Mo First Hand

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
February 15, 2016
Filed under Focus

Frontline: What was El Mo like when you attended it? Dr. Chapman: El Mo was a lot like it is now. And I am not making a joke about the facilities. It has always had just the right mix of students from diverse communities, so that everyone can find a place to fit in. When I attended, the student ...

The Leopard of El Modena

The Leopard of El Modena

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager
February 7, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus

El Modena High School is a melting pot of many fine cultures, intellects, and beliefs. Every student at this establishment is well mannered, hard-working, and an intellectual thinker. We have our ASB students, our choir stars, and our EMTV headliners, each who are wonderful in their respective fields....

The Cuff: Dream to Reality

The Cuff: Dream to Reality

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Media&Arts, Music

Two students here on campus along with one of their friends, John Michael, who attends a different high school, have managed to become a well known band in no more than three years. The name of this band? The Cuff. Originally junior Hunter Watts, the bassist and the vocalist of the band and junior...

The Making of Mini Court

The Making of Mini Court

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer
January 31, 2016
Filed under Feature, Focus, Showcase, Uncategorized

AP Literature/Hybrid English teacher and on-campus celebrity, Ms. Mull, reveals her thinking  behind Winter Formal’s Mini Court.   Frontline: How did you get the idea for mini court ?   Mull: I wanted to differentiate from other dances, schools used to do mini courts, but now...

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