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Dear Mrs. Jansen and Mrs. Werner

Dear Mrs. Jansen and Mrs. Werner

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
May 26, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Mrs. Jansen began teaching at El Modena in 1998, and over a span of nineteen years has graced the Language Department by teaching multiple languages: German 1/2/3/4/AP, Spanish 1, English 9, and Beginning English and Reading. Intermingled with her role as a teacher, Mrs. Jansen also acts as an Academ...

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...

Teacher Dinner Party

Teacher Dinner Party

James Joslyn, Photographer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Music, Showcase

If you could have one artist or band play at a dinner/party you are hosting, who would it be? Mull/English: I would have the Foo Fighters play, the vibe would be great as well as the energy. Benner/History: Jimmy Hendrix he created the sound of modern rock and roll guitar sound. Haug/English...

From Calculus to Choreography

From Calculus to Choreography

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
December 10, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

For weeks the El Modena campus was covered in a plethora of everything from flyers to pins to advertise the fifth annual Dancing with the Teachers, with the suspenseful tagline of, “Who will win?” We can now proclaim that calculus teacher Ms. Lissner alongside Megan Formanowicz and Sophia Pracil...

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 ...

What Teachers Really Do

What Teachers Really Do

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

No matter if a teacher teaches math, English, science, or history, they take plenty of steps to assist every single student the best that they can. The best part is that their hard work will always pay off. Teachers are constantly planning. They take the pressure off themselves to make things easier...

Best Halloween Costumes

Best Halloween Costumes

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
November 1, 2015
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Mackenzie Watkins and Milan Eichler take on Ms. Mull and Mr. Pongco for their Halloween costumes. Why? Simply because their teachers Inspire them.

Guidance is the Key

Guidance is the Key

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer
May 21, 2015
Filed under Focus, Showcase

   Teachers can transform a mind in less than a year, completely change a student’s outlook, their work ethic, their future. Although many efforts remain under the radar, teachers at El Mo greatly impact the lives of students and ultimately strive to do so. Their goal is not to impress, not to be ...

Mrs. Lamb: On the Road to Retirement

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager
April 15, 2015
Filed under Focus

As for her post-retirement plans, Mrs. Lamb hopes to spend time improving her home, taking European cruises with her husband, and working on her golf game. Without a doubt, Mrs. Lamb’s service, dedication, and kindness will truly have a lasting impact on this campus.

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Stiles Goes the Extra Miles

Stiles Goes the Extra Miles

Megan Cox, Front Editor
February 18, 2015
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

   Every year local magazine, OC Parenting, releases an issue with the top 25 teachers in Orange County. El Modena’s very own Mr. Stiles was selected as the top Orange County teacher in 2015. Stiles works in our Finance and Business department, with seven business and credit recovery classes eve...

Get To Know Mrs. Kung

Get To Know Mrs. Kung

Kiana Smith, Staff Writer
December 17, 2014
Filed under Feature

Frontline interviews AP Environmental Science and Chemistry teacher, Mrs. Kung on her teaching career at El Modena. Frontline: How long have you been teaching at El Modena? Mrs. Kung: I have been a full time teacher at El Mo for three years. FL: What is it like teaching AP Environmental Sci...

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