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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...

Artist Spotlight: Crystal Mendez

Artist Spotlight: Crystal Mendez

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer
February 16, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

  Sophomore Crystal Mendez has been making art for many years now. There was never really a moment when she decided she wanted to create art, but she began taking classes in fifth grade at Mission Art. Mendez’s art has been featured in a calendar for a foundation called Kiki’s Garden, and she has...

A Sophomore Supernova

A Sophomore Supernova

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
February 12, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Sophomore AJ Esperanza walks The halls of El Modena, with a lot to live up to and aspire for. Esperanza had, at one point, both of his parents as active teachers in the El Modena Community. Esperanza's mother was the previous Journalism teacher, and his dad continues to mentor kids as he stretches the...

Your Future Starts Now

Your Future Starts Now

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

   With eyes on the future, Dr. Saxton brings El Modena Students to the table and joins a nationwide push to assist students in  finding a professional niche, thus inspiring the Career Fair. Saxton says “Whether you have 6 AP classes or none it’s a way to experiment and find what you do and do...

A Piece of the Peace Corps

A Piece of the Peace Corps

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
January 29, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

With the masses of students, faces, and limited time high school and every-day life provides, it is hard to develop relationships with our peers and teachers at times. Sometimes, we do not discover even the most reputable facts about our teachers and influencers; therefore we cannot fully appreciate...

Street Fashion: Anthony Davila

Street Fashion: Anthony Davila

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer
January 29, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Style

Everybody has their own unique style, and for senior Anthony Davila, style is a “reflection of your inner self.” Davila got into fashion back when he first moved to Ohio. His uncles had given him $200 and told him to get some new clothes. He put it all on a pre-paid card and went shopping online...

Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer
January 23, 2016
Filed under Feature, Focus, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

All the world is senior Jessica Lentz’s  stage, and she merely a player... Frontline: How long have you been in drama? Lentz: I have been in drama for 2 years. FL: How many plays have you been in? Lentz: So far I have been in 6 plays, and they have all been super fun. FL: What was ...

A Interview With The Teacher Of The Year

A Interview With The Teacher Of The Year

Ivan Navarro, Sports Editor
January 19, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Frontline thought we should ask Mr. Stiles some questions about his background and most of all how it feels to win teacher of the year last school year. Mr. Stiles who is a Entrepreneurship and business teacher in room 401, told frontline that he has been teaching for 14 years for El Modena High ...

A Stress-Free Kind of Place to Be

A Stress-Free Kind of Place to Be

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Frontline: How often do you visit the beach? Katherine Kerr: I try to visit the beach at least once a week. Sometimes it's just a walk around the area or getting food, but just the setting is enough for me to be happy. FL: Which beaches are your favorite to visit? KK: I love visiting Laguna B...

The Art of Film-Making

The Art of Film-Making

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

  The name Michelangelo doesn’t only belong to a famous sculptor, but also an up and coming filmmaker. Sophomore Michelangelo Gutierrez has had an interest in film for the last three years, and recently completed his first short film.   Gutierrez’s interest in film all started when he was...

Corrupted Charity

Corrupted Charity

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
January 9, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Junior Allyssa White enjoys spending her afternoons around the Orange Circle. This past time commenced when she first moved within close proximity of the circle in the fifth grade. White appreciates people-watching, spending time with friends, and relishing in the historical (yet modernized) atmosphere the c...

Globe Trotter

Globe Trotter

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer
January 2, 2016
Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Uncategorized

   El Modena High School is a good example of urban diversity in Southern California. A full spectrum of social economics, with a culturally rich community of students and teachers. A member of El Modena’s senior class, Evan Parker, proves to be an avid traveller, dedicated student, and uniquely...

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