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Frontline

Rookie of the Year

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

   Sophomore Angel Zarate, Boy’s Varsity Golf all star shares all about what makes him who he is. Zarate plays numerous sport including golf, soccer, and volleyball. Although he excels at all three of these very different sports, golf seems to take the most notice by his fellow teammates and coac...

The Valiant Valedictorian; Ms. Celia Janes

The Valiant Valedictorian; Ms. Celia Janes

Sarah Davenport and Christian Duarte
April 19, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

  As the school year comes to a close, a student with the highest academic achievement in the class gives a farewell speech during the graduation ceremony to send his or her classmates out into the adult world. This goodbye speech is known as a valedictory, hence the title “valedictorian”. Thi...

The Commitment

The Commitment

Chandler Herrera, Chandler Herrera
April 14, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Frontline: What sport do you play and why? Greg Lamb: I play baseball because it's a good time. It's fun. FL: Where did you commit to play your college sport? GL: Sacramento state. It was a good choice for me, it was everything I was looking for in a college. FL: What made you choose your sport over...

He’s On The Right Track

He’s On The Right Track

Francesca Sarmiento, Photographer
April 13, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Sports

   Frontline recently strapped on some cleats and caught up with Angel De Rosas, a junior here at El Mo, and in between trying to catch our breath was able to ask a few questions, and we couldn't be more intrigued, or exhausted.    Angel started playing soccer when he was just 4 years old, and fell in love w...

Alumni Spotlight: Malcolm Bowie

Alumni Spotlight: Malcolm Bowie

Fatima Shamsi and Francesca Sarmiento
March 28, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

Frontline got the chance to catch up with Malcolm Bowie, a former student of El Modena High School who is still involved in the OUSD Robotics Team, The Clockwork Oranges. Bowie was a part of the 2012 Robotics Club which became Team 4322. He continues to act as a mentor for the team and helps out when...

The Cheerful Sarah Ricker

The Cheerful Sarah Ricker

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

Sophomore Sarah Ricker is a member of El Modena's Varsity cheer and cheer competition team who definitely possesses Vanguard spirit and heart. As the squad makes their way through competition season, Frontline has asked Ricker to share the experiences and memories of her cheer leading career thus far ...

Looking Through the Lens

Looking Through the Lens

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
March 19, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Frontline: How long have you been into photography? Cynthia Gutierrez: I've been into photography since I was maybe 6 years old. My brother and I would always play around with a Polaroid camera my mom had. When I was 11, my mom bought me a digital camera because even then she knew I loved taking pict...

Mr. Glahn: Master of Music

Natalia Huanosto, Staff Writer
March 11, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Mr. Glahn, A.K.A. Mr. G, is the instrumental music director for El Modena High School. He teaches marching band, symphonic band, orchestra, jazz ensemble/band, He also teaches freshmen seminar. Mr. Glahn is not only here prior to the start of zero period, but he also stays after school for marchin...

Words from the Heart of Experience

Words from the Heart of Experience

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
March 10, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

Frontline: How long have you been writing poetry? Elisa Hernandez: I began writing poetry in middle school. I first discovered my love for poetry while taking a creative writing class at OCHSA. I had an amazing and inspirational teacher named Mr. Peters who later moved to Spain with his wife. Aft...

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...

Peggy Zisk

Peggy Zisk

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor
March 7, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

What do you like to wear when it rains? "I like to wear my big fuzzy jacket and yoga pants with my running shoes when it rains"

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...

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