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Strolling Through Roger’s Garden

Strolling Through Roger’s Garden

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
December 4, 2015
Filed under Focus, Showcase

In Newport Beach, Roger’s Garden holds many home and garden decorations to festively fill up your home with. Regardless of the season, Roger’s Garden is a wondrous place filled with blossoming greenery and nature. However in spite of the Christmas spirit, the gardens are magically decorated as...

To Give or To Receive?

To Give or To Receive?

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
November 24, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus

Black Friday is nigh, and there is anxiety as well as anticipation in the air. To give more, or to receive more, that is the question. There is a debate as to whether giving presents or obtaining them is more rewarding. It is said that giving brings more satisfaction in the sense that it evokes social...

Six Geese a-Laying

Six Geese a-Laying

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
November 24, 2015
Filed under Focus

Ice Skating— During such a lovely season, it is a must to go ice skating at the Rinks Anaheim Ice and skate on the freshly smooth ice the zamboni creates. Disneyland— As the nights get colder, the parks get brighter with Christmas lights. Disneyland decks the halls in extreme measures. Winter Fest...

An Erudite Individual

An Erudite Individual

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus, Showcase

Ms. Mull has expanded the artistic development of El Modena in many significant ways. Her spirit, creativity, and intelligence provides students with an uplifting environment and Renaissance-like learning experience. Frontline has the privilege of interviewing this sagacious teacher in order to unco...

Hope During Tragedy

Hope During Tragedy

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts Editor
November 18, 2015
Filed under Focus, Showcase

On November 13, 2015, Paris was brutally attacked by terrorists that took the lives of 129 people. Despite the devastation that this event has caused and the fear that it has spread throughout Paris, this father's explanation of the violence to his son has gone viral on Facebook, giving hope to many. In...

A Lasting Impression

A Lasting Impression

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
November 17, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus, Media&Arts

Saturday, November 14th, 2015, marked the 175th birthday of the famous French painter Oscar-Claude Monet.  Today, his work is still celebrated and displayed in museums across the globe. Monet is known for his technique of piecing rapid brushstrokes together to form colorful, hazy landscape images and...

College Application To-Do List

College Application To-Do List

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor
November 16, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus, Uncategorized

Take the ACT/SAT: Most colleges require one or both of these tests to be considered for admission. Take these tests well before the application is due and make sure to sign up before the next test fills up. Pick your schools: Choosing a University is one of the hardest decisions for most high school Seniors. Con...

A Closer Look on Backpacking

A Closer Look on Backpacking

Natalia Huanosto, Staff Writer
November 16, 2015
Filed under Focus

  Backpacking is a low cost form of traveling and hiking where an individual carries all of their gear in their backpack. However it differs from hiking because one has to carry all of his or her gear, including emergency equipment and trash.   People have different reasons for backpacking. Backpacking...

The Mystery of El Niño

The Mystery of El Niño

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
November 7, 2015
Filed under Focus

1. What is El Niño? -"The cycle begins when warm water in the western tropical Pacific Ocean shifts eastward along the equator toward the coast of South America. Normally, this warm water pools near Indonesia and the Philippines. During an El Niño, the Pacific's warmest surface waters sit offshore...

FCA Batting Up with Matt Luke

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor
November 6, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus, FrontlineFeed

The Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s (FCA) hosted a huddle for El Modena students today in the Gym. FCA is a well-known club on campus that puts together meetings for students every other Thursday creating a chance to internalize the gospel through the influence of coaches and athletes. At each meeting...

Lack of “Cultivating Thought”

Lack of “Cultivating Thought”

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager
November 3, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus

Chipotle Mexican Grill, a famous restaurant chain in the United States, has faced numerous setbacks business and popularity wise due to a severe outbreak of E.coli centered in the Midwest Area (Washington and Oregon). E.coli is a digestive tract related bacterium. It is found where feces or wastes...

Five Fall-Blooming Flowers

Five Fall-Blooming Flowers

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
November 3, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus, Uncategorized

For those who still want to maintain a versatile yet colorful garden during the fall, these five beautiful flowers will be perfect to keep the autumnal atmosphere. The Aster is a daisy-like flower that comes in colors of blue, purple, pink, and white. Their showy flower heads juxtapose their thin an...

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