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Parayao Deciphers Personalities

Parayao Deciphers Personalities

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
February 4, 2017
Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Roaming the halls of El Modena with a striped scarf and signature fedora, junior Kylan Parayao finds interest in discovering the personalities of his fellow students. Specifically the difference between introverts and extroverts, in which this hobby was sparked by his life as an introvert and his observant...

Live with Luis Balderas

Live with Luis Balderas

Mariah Pena, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under Feature

Frontline: What is the name of the band youre in and how did it come about? Luis Balderas: Well it's Sidewalk Chumps and the name came about when our guitarist, Paul, was walking in the middle of the street. We said "there's a sidewalk for a reason" and he said "sidewalks are for chumps," and s...

A Fresh Start for the Feature Page

A Fresh Start for the Feature Page

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Neil Young once proclaimed that, “One new feature or fresh take can change everything.” The feature page embodies this phenomenon, as it focuses on the lives of students and creates a school-wide mutual respect for the individuals who occupy El Modena. As the Feature Page’s declaration, we on...

Doctor Who?

Doctor Who?

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager
January 10, 2016
Filed under Feature

Frontline got the chance to interview Dr. Heather Chapman, El Modena’s United States History specialist. Dr. Chapman teaches regular US History as well as AP US History. She has always wanted to be an educator and her hard work and solid effort lead her there. Dr. Chapman attended El Modena High...

Oh! It’s Jessica!

Oh! It’s Jessica!

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager
October 27, 2015
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Jessica Oh (12), a senior at El Modena High School is involved in many great organizations on our campus. Some of these clubs include, but not limited to, are Yearbook, Peer Assistance Leadership (PAL), and FCA. She represents a well rounded student and a true model to all vanguards. Frontline inter...

Inside Scoop On El Mo’s Own Daniella Rodriguez

Inside Scoop On El Mo’s Own Daniella Rodriguez

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer
October 27, 2015
Filed under Feature

Frontline: Where are you originally from? How long did you live there? Rodriguez: I was born in Veracruz, Mexico but I was raised in Puebla. I lived there until I was in the 6th grade.   FL: What are you involved in around El Mo? (Clubs, sports, activities) DR: I am in the PAL class, and ...

OUSD’s Clockwork Oranges Robotics team takes St. Louis

OUSD’s Clockwork Oranges Robotics team takes St. Louis

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager
April 28, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News

At the start of the competition, the Clockwork Oranges ranked first, but by the end of the twelve qualification rounds were ranked fifty-sixth, failing to qualify. Themed “Recycle Rush,” the task was to stack six totes and recycling containers. The team was made up of junior Steven Bell, seniors David Mendoza, Alice Bowie, and David Tu, and other OUSD students.

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From Russia to the United States

From Russia to the United States

Kelsey Luce, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Anastasia Foster, 11, may look like a typical American kid, however what many people don’t know that she was born in Russia. She was adopted in the fifth grade when she was around 11 by an American family. Many students may know Foster has two sisters who were previously her cousins and were adopte...

Corporate America is the New Cupid

Corporate America is the New Cupid

Loretta Cardenas, Staff Writer
January 28, 2015
Filed under Feature

It’s that time of year again where everywhere you go they are dropping hints that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Only it isn’t your significant other constantly reminding you, but rather every big corporation and store-chain. Which  is probably  even worse than your significant other’s...

Valentine’s Day no longer just for couples

Valentine’s Day no longer just for couples

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager
January 28, 2015
Filed under Feature

If you happen to find yourself alone on Valentine’s Day, then you have the perfect chance to let those closest to you know how much you love them. What could be better than telling people who won’t dump you over text on February 15th how much they mean to you? Showering your family and friends with gifts of candy, stuffed animals, or Valentine’s Day mix tapes is a perfect way to express your love.

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Behind the Mask of The Colony House

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager
January 21, 2015
Filed under Feature

The two-story venue will be decked out with large masquerade masks. While the dance ensues on the first floor, Girl’s League plans to have a full-blown casino on the second floor.

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