• March 14Hundreds of El Mo students "lie in" for 17 minutes

  • March 14Renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking passes

  • March 11'Black Panther' surpasses $1 billion in global box office

  • February 4Eagles edge out Patriots to win Super Bowl LII

Frontline

We Can Be Heroes Forever and Ever

We Can Be Heroes Forever and Ever

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Editor's Picks, Music

  On January 8, 1947, David Robert Jones was brought into this world and would soon be known as the brilliant rock and pop legend, David Bowie. Bowie was born in Brixton, London, England where, in 1953, he would discover his passion and talents for music at Burnt Ash Junior School. Bowie started o...

The Mind of a Hip-Hop Head

The Mind of a Hip-Hop Head

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer

November 26, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Music

Music is a part of everyone’s lives. Whether you listen to hip-hop, rock, pop, or country: everybody listens to music. Music is there for us at all times. Music and certain songs can change our mood and can impact us greatly. There is a song for everything and a genre for everyone. For senior Jorge...

Service on Thanksgiving

Service on Thanksgiving

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Feature, FrontlineFeed

It’s that time of the year again everyone; is in the spirit of giving. The thing that brings the most holiday cheer to people is must certainly giving back to their community. Speaking of which, here are a few ways people our reaching out to others this holiday season. Food drives are very popular...

Signing Into The Future

Signing Into The Future

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Sports, Uncategorized

  Senior Short-Stop Cameryn O’Grady started playing softball when she was seven years old. She was born into a baseball/softball family so the sport ran through her veins. Playing for the past ten years, O’Grady has been apart of several travel ball teams such as Knuckleheads, Banzai, Firecracke...

Chronic Cost of College

Chronic Cost of College

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

November 11, 2015


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, FrontlineFeed

Most seniors and juniors in high school are planning on attending college because they believe that education leads to a better future. This notion is well proven and true, but does the price tag of college matter in regards to each individual’s future? Each decision in life comes with a price, and...

High Death Rate During South Asia Earthquake

High Death Rate During South Asia Earthquake

Doug Sagalongos, Staff Writer

October 31, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase

On Monday, October 26, 2015, an earthquake measured in at magnitude 7.5 struck northeastern Afghanistan. Although it hit Afghanistan, other countries such as Pakistan, India, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan were hit, killing dozens as homes and buildings were crumbling around them. Although the earthqua...

Foster Home for a Fuzzy Friend

Foster Home for a Fuzzy Friend

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

October 30, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus, Uncategorized

People tie a "foster home" with a negative connotation in the essence of the matter. Yes, the idea of a temporary home is a shattered image of what people deem ideal or normal, but a foster home provides opportunity. Although--one can not speak on the lack of allure a foster home posses (unless they...

The Clockwork Oranges Kick “Bot”

The Clockwork Oranges Kick “Bot”

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

October 22, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase

On Saturday, October 17th, 2015, El Modena’s robotics team, The Clockwork Oranges (Team Number: 4322) represented our school at Battle at the Border; a tournament hosted by Team 1538 - The Holy Cows and Team 2485 – The W.A.R Lords. This event was held at the Francis Parker School in San Diego. All...

Inside Pandora’s Box

Inside Pandora’s Box

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts Editor

October 21, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

This year, El Modena's competitive Marching Band and Color Guard is starting off their marching season in full gear, already working on the last quarter of their show. However, this doesn't mean they forget to have fun while rehearsing. This years theme show is entitled "Pandora Reopened". The band is...

A Fight for a Cure

A Fight for a Cure

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Showcase

The heartbreaking disease of breast cancer has existed for a very long time and women were often embarrassed about the cancer, resulting in rare detections or diagnosis. However, in the 1990’s, the pink ribbon became the symbol for breast cancer, causing a revolution to discover a cure. The color pink...

A Lingering Fear

A Lingering Fear

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Feature

As of late, the horror movie genre has become extremely popular among young movie-goers. Whether it is because it makes dates more intimate or they come for the thrill of the film, teens are transfixed with a horror movie's potential. But what makes a horror movie truly engrossing, truly horrific? In...

The student news site of El Modena High School
Editor’s Picks