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Ben Hepner Jumps into School Record

Ben Hepner Jumps into School Record

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

El modena’s track and field team for years has produced some top athletes. Last year the jumps team saw freshman Ben Hepner dominate in the boys varsity 110m hurdles, long jump, and triple jump.   As a freshman hepner competed at the varsity level making his way into the school record books. Hepner ...

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...

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...

Measure S Passed

Measure S Passed

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

After a very well-fought campaign filled with lawn signs, precinct walks, and phone banking, on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, it was made official that Measure S was passed with a whopping 60.8% of voters in favor of it. Measure S is a bond measure allowing all of the Orange Unified School District...

EMTV’s Second Movie Night: Preview

EMTV’s Second Movie Night: Preview

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

The Vanguard Media department is hosting their second movie night of this year on Saturday, October 15th at 6:30 P.M. They are showing the 1988 film "Beetlejuice" starring Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones, Catherine O'Hara, Winona Ryder and Michael Keaton. The film was directed by Tim Burton;...

Helpful Homecoming Fashion Tips

Helpful Homecoming Fashion Tips

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
October 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase

Keep in mind that you are there to dance, so bring extra shoes that you will be comfortable in Girls tend to wear short dresses instead of long ones, because the gym is always hot this time of year Bring a clutch or a small bag to hold all necessary items, such as your school id Match y...

Think Pink

Think Pink

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
September 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase

Breast cancer awareness month is quickly approaching, beginning on October 1st and ending on October 31st. This campaign each year is used to promote awareness of breast cancer and ways that women can prevent getting the disease early on. Many different schools and foundations, such as the Susan G. ...

Change around the Campus

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor
September 15, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Focus

Coming back to school this year a few notable changes were scattered throughout the campus, one of the changes being the redesign of the library.   Before the library had undergone the renovation the rear of the library served as a place for students to study or sit and eat lunch with friends. ...

Stud of the Month: Kevin Nguyen

Stud of the Month: Kevin Nguyen

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor
September 13, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase

   Senior Kevin Nguyen is dedicated to his lifestyle as a student. He has a rigorous class schedule consisting of four Advanced Placement classes (Calculus AB, Environmental Science, Literature and Psychology).   Along with these demanding courses, He is an involved member in El Modena Televisio...

High School Drama with James

High School Drama with James

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor
September 5, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Since there was recently try-outs for the upcoming drama performance, Frontline decided to get the rundown on what's in store for the upcoming year from senior James Rice, who was one of the many that tried out for a part in the play, that didn't make the cut. Frontline: "What is the name of the...

No Rest for the Fabulous

No Rest for the Fabulous

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
September 2, 2016
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

What right do classically trained dancers have to reinvent their style to fit hard-hitting hip hop? The Vanguard Dance Company challenges this paradigm by producing choreography that includes moves from the roots of hip hop. Creating a better understanding and respect for one of the world’s most widespread...

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