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Getting To Know Beaman

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Some would be surprised to find out Mr. Beaman, the teacher responsible for El Mo’s reputable Ceramic class, AP Art History, as well as the soccer team coach, had no idea what his dream job was until after college.    Beaman muddled around for about a year after graduating college until he decided ...

A Return To Shelby

A Return To Shelby

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer
December 11, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Uncategorized

Before the election, Frontline had the chance to sit down with Mrs. Shelby who shared her views about the possible election of Donald Trump. After the election, we interviewed her again where she had the opportunity to clarify her views that were taken out of context in our previous publication. ...

From College to Chemistry Class

From College to Chemistry Class

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
October 20, 2016
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Jarit Unrau, or Mr. J to his students, recently graduated from Chapman University with a degree in biology and proceeded to join the El Mo staff as an AP/college prep chemistry teacher. Unrau attended Northwood High School in Irvine, CA and selected Chapman University as his college of choice, due to...

Adios, Mrs. Andersen

Adios, Mrs. Andersen

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager
June 7, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Mrs. Andersen has served El Modena High School for the last twenty-two years as one of the most respected Spanish teacher on campus. She began her journey here at El Modena in September of 1994. She has taught all levels on Spanish including Advanced Placement. When asked what she will miss the mo...

A Kind Heart and a Positive Mind

A Kind Heart and a Positive Mind

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
June 7, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Mrs. Trousdale has been a hard-working member of El Modena since a young age, and throughout her experience she has always tried to maintain a positive and comfortable learning environment for her students.    Although she recalls many pleasant memories from her time here, she especially appreciate...

In Appreciation Of You, and All That You Do

In Appreciation Of You, and All That You Do

Jessica Cedillo, Photographer
May 4, 2016
Filed under Showcase

“Definitely Señora Spanner, she is like my aunt that will always keep me in check! She's always been the most straightforward teacher I've had and she's very genuine. She also taught me how to speak proper Spanish and not sound ghetto.” -Cynthia Gonzales, 11 “One teacher that has impacted me...

An Honors Night to Remember

An Honors Night to Remember

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under El Mo News

El Modena is proud to offer multiple AP and Honors classes to enrich the education of its students.  Our classes are one of the most important aspects of our school’s reputation.  These classes were showcased on Monday, March 14 at the AP and Honors night. The event was primarily to introduce eight ...

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...

Pieces of Pongco

Pieces of Pongco

Jessica Cedillo, Photographer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

    El Modena's Econ and Government teacher Mr. Pongco has proved to be an increasingly influential person on campus. He motivates his students to release their inner "jerks" and focus on the important matters of the world. In between his current events and constructive arguments on fast food, seniors l...

An Erudite Individual

An Erudite Individual

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Columns, Focus, Showcase

Ms. Mull has expanded the artistic development of El Modena in many significant ways. Her spirit, creativity, and intelligence provides students with an uplifting environment and Renaissance-like learning experience. Frontline has the privilege of interviewing this sagacious teacher in order to unco...

The History of Ms. Conners

The History of Ms. Conners

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Feature

Ms. Conners has been working at El Modena for eight years as a United States history teacher. Her teachings help guide juniors to understanding their own country and she motivates her students to have a brighter future no matter what career they want to pursue in life.   Frontline : “W...

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