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All You Need is a Door

All You Need is a Door

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

To be cliche, people like to say that when one door closes, another door opens. When you do not end up doing what you want to do, what you've been working for or hoping for, there is always another opportunity waiting for you. Five years ago, I fell in love with travel when I went to Europe. Since t...

I Got By With a Little Help From My Friends

I Got By With a Little Help From My Friends

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

 I was never big on school dances, Spirit Week celebrations, or assemblies. I loathed waking up early, pulling all nighters for school work, or just the simple task of having to spend 7 to 8 hours of my life every day in a classroom. High school is a strange thing. You love it without knowing you lo...

The Heart of Education

The Heart of Education

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, Showcase, Uncategorized

Around the age of five or six, one enters the new world of learning associated with elementary school. They meet a man or woman who has made it their purpose to spread knowledge to every youthful, voracious mind they meet.   They’re taught the alphabet, the glories of sharing, the skill of reading, a...

Results of El Modena’s Wednesday Track Meet

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday, El Modena’s Track team went against El Dorado for their last meet of the season. The meet ended up in favor of El Dorado with their team winning four of the six team rankings. Each level of the El Modena women’s team lost their events. The varsity team had combined total of 60 points ...

Watch “Stranger Things”

Watch “Stranger Things”

James Joslyn, Photographer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

If you like mystery, suspense, and a touch of horror, then you must watch Netflix original, Stranger Things created by Matt Duffer, and Ross Duffer. The suspense of Stranger Things sucks you in, once you start the series you won’t be able to stop. If desired, you can knock this show out in a day...

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

   Recently, a majority of teachers approved the implementation of the new four-by-four (4x4) schedule. Many new and returning students as well as parents do not fully understand the ramifications of this change.      Each school day will now consist of four ninety-minute periods rather tha...

Luis Arreguin Heads Back to Track

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

With spring sports now in full swing, athletes of all categories are aiming to win big. That’s no different for junior, Luis Arreguin, who’s returning to track for the third year in his high school career. Being in his junior year, Arreguin heads into the spring season with ambitions in hand. &nb...

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase

Xavier Williams is a senior who was nominated for the O.C Register's artist of the year by Mrs. Mull. Xavier submitted a segment of the EMTV's series "What in the world is going on with...".  Xavier is an extremely dedicated student to the art of film; he is a huge part of the EMTV program taking p...

Women in Music

Women in Music

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Music, Showcase

In the male-dominated music industry of the 20th century, it was a difficult task to publish music and get your voice heard as a woman. But even so, many women overcame the difficulties presented and became some of the most well-known names in music.  Nowadays, women are no stranger to the music industry; thank...

Four Great Years Come to an End

Four Great Years Come to an End

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As I look back to the beginning of season I remember thinking to myself “this season is going to be a long one,” not realizing that it would all be just a memory. As I look back today i’ve realized that my last high school soccer season comes down to two games, a sudden surge of nostalgia takes...

EMTV and the Orange County Film Festival

EMTV and the Orange County Film Festival

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

EMTV gets a nomination for Best PSA at OCFF 2017   On January 7, EMTV attended OCFF, the Orange County Film Festival. El Modena received one nomination for Best PSA at the Orange County Film Festival. The PSA, titled “A Change of Mind”, is an anti-drug PSA directed, written, produced, edited and s...

William Wallace Wows with his Pictures

William Wallace Wows with his Pictures

James Joslyn, photographer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

Humans of El Modena are all unique. Whether you have a crazy back story, or you have different hobbies than other students, no two students are the same. Junior William Wallace is extremely passionate about photography and is one of the best photographers on campus. William grew up in Orange County and is...

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