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Foster Home for a Fuzzy Friend

Foster Home for a Fuzzy Friend

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
October 30, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus, Uncategorized

People tie a "foster home" with a negative connotation in the essence of the matter. Yes, the idea of a temporary home is a shattered image of what people deem ideal or normal, but a foster home provides opportunity. Although--one can not speak on the lack of allure a foster home posses (unless they...

The Clockwork Oranges at Treats in the Streets

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager
October 30, 2015
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase

On Thursday, October 29th, 2015 between 4 P.M. to 7 P.M. , The Clockwork Oranges represented El Modena and their note-worthy skills in the Old Towne Orange Plaza (The Orange Circle). The team entertained the younger Halloween-goers through a simple game which won them candy. For this event, the C...

The Beautiful Mind Of Alexandra Tucker

The Beautiful Mind Of Alexandra Tucker

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
October 27, 2015
Filed under Columns, Feature, Focus

Alexandra Tucker shares her goals, talents, and aspirations

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The Clockwork Oranges Kick “Bot”

The Clockwork Oranges Kick “Bot”

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager
October 22, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase

On Saturday, October 17th, 2015, El Modena’s robotics team, The Clockwork Oranges (Team Number: 4322) represented our school at Battle at the Border; a tournament hosted by Team 1538 - The Holy Cows and Team 2485 – The W.A.R Lords. This event was held at the Francis Parker School in San Diego. All...

Top 10 Best Candy Locations

Top 10 Best Candy Locations

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
October 22, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus

Orange Park Acres in Orange Dorothy Circle in Villa Park Rustic Cowan Heights in Santa Ana Rocking Horse Ridge in Orange Hidden Valley Drive in Villa Park Smoke Tree Lane in North Tustin North Grand Street in Orange Sky Lane in Santa Ana Providence Drive in Villa Park North Shaffer Str...

El Modena’s Speech and Debate Team

El Modena’s Speech and Debate Team

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager
October 19, 2015
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase

Frontline interviewed Speech and Debate captain, Sabrina Tsai after their first tournament. Tsai has been a member of the team since her freshman year. Speech and debate is divided into many different events. For the speech side, there are interpretation, persuasive, and impromptu style speeches. ...

Mickey’s Halloween Party

Mickey’s Halloween Party

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
October 19, 2015
Filed under Focus

Halloween time is just yet another reason to visit Disneyland as they get ready for the holiday. On selected dates throughout the month of October, Disneyland holds its annual Halloween night parties. Disneyland opens their gates to welcome people ranging in all age to join them for October evenings....

A Recap of Homecoming Weekend

A Recap of Homecoming Weekend

Justin Spitzer, Staff Writer
October 12, 2015
Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

The big night of Homecoming has come and gone at El Modena. The event took place this past Saturday October 10th at El Mo inside of the Basketball Gym. The event was very successful and was attended by many students at El Mo. The feeling of Homecoming, however, did not begin in the gym it started...

The Origin of the Jack-O’-Lantern

The Origin of the Jack-O’-Lantern

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts
October 7, 2015
Filed under Focus, Showcase

Jack-o'-lanterns, now common Halloween decorations today, date all the way back to the 1500s. Old Irish legends tell of a man, known as "Stingy Jack", who trapped the Devil and in exchange for letting him loose, made Lucifer promise that he wouldn't take his soul after death. However, when Jack died,...

Tackling Homecoming

Tackling Homecoming

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager
October 6, 2015
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase

At El Modena High School, the homecoming dances holds great meaning in many aspects. With it being the first formal dance of the school year, excitement is wild on campus. Talks of proposals, picture venues, and outfits are buzzing in the halls. Homecoming is an all American tradition centered on a football...

There’s A Shortage A-Brewin’

There’s A Shortage A-Brewin’

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
October 6, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus

Coffee has become a necessity and a trend over recent years. The demand has tremendously increased, but coffee beans are gradually becoming more difficult to harvest. Coffee-lovers will be devastated to know that the drought in Brazil has withered most of the crops, and since Brazil is the world's largest...

Devastation in South Carolina

Devastation in South Carolina

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor
October 5, 2015
Filed under Focus

   On Thursday, October 1, 2015 South Carolina was hit with devastating rainfall causing massive flooding and destruction. Dams were breached, roads were caved in and destroyed, and roadways were filled with inches of rain that proved nearly impossible to trek through. Over the past few days South C...

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