• February 20Early morning temperatures drop to low 40's

  • February 19Students lie outside of White House in protest of lack of gun control

  • February 6EMTV Episode 3 rocks El Modena, watch below

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

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Spirit Week 2018 Preview

Spirit Week 2018 Preview

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

February 20, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Uncategorized

  Spirit Week— the week El Modena comes alive. It’s no surprise that El Modena takes spirit seriously, especially after the Rowdy Rooters section won the OC Varsity Student Section of the Week on September 22, 2017. Each grade level is already preparing for the event during the week of March...

El Mo Choir at Anime LA

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts

  On Saturday, January 27, five members of El Modena Choir’s Chamber Singers performed alongside Santa Ana Choir at Anime L.A. in the Ontario Convention Center. The group had an hour and a half time slot in the entertainment lounge, and were accompanied by a full band, including John Marr, the ...

Thank You, Mr. Miles

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018


Filed under El Mo News

  Activities Director Mr. Miles has decided the time has come for him to step down at the end of this year. He feels that, “After six years, someone new should come in and breathe new ideas and new life into ASB.”   Mr. Miles’s work as Activities Director began during the second quarter of the 2012...

“Prom” Backwards

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under El Mo News

The highly anticipated informal dance following the conclusion of spirit week Morp, or “prom” spelled backwards, is an informal dance taking place on Friday, March 16th, 2018, inside the cafeteria. Although a theme has not yet been announced for this year’s dance, this year’s past informal...

Bouncing Back to the Top

Natalia Huanosto, Front Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Music

After their successful 2017 season, in which they won ADLA Novice finals, the Vanguard Percussion Ensemble is back for their 2018 season, and they have even moved up a division.   This year, their indoor percussion show is called “Bounce.” It will include two movements and will be about t...

Debbie Bailey named Classified Employee of the Year

Debbie Bailey named Classified Employee of the Year

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

Sitting directly across from Mrs. Kime’s office, amongst fellow administrators, Assistant Principal’s Secretary Debbie Bailey works with a smile on her face amongst the stress of managing substitute teachers, payroll, and administration for the Special Education Department. The call of action for Ba...

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase

  AP Environmental Science teacher Ms. Kung encouraged senior Gwen Wodark and fellow students to submit to the Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Program, which accepts projects from students as far as China and New Zealand. Wodark is gratefully surprised with her successful, and deserved silver award. Howeve...

AP US History Test Changed… Again?

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Uncategorized

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   The ever dreaded A.P. test has yet again changed its face, but not necessarily for the worse. Specifically, the A.P. U.S. History rubrics have never been consecutively consistent in the past four years of Dr. Chapman’s teaching of A.P. U.S. History. This year, ...

21st Century Science Building

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Uncategorized

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   After the passing of Measure S, many who currently are in attendance at El Modena High are pondering the question of when we will see the changes made to our campus and what effect will it have, if any, on students.   Measure S was approved by voters in ...

Meet the Artists: Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta

Meet the Artists: Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

  Seniors Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta live, breath, and sleep art. Both started making art at an early age, and haven’t stopped since. Most recently, the duo decided to use their skills to become more involved on campus, sharing the position of publicist on ASB.  As publicists, Balta...

OC’s Top Pretrial Attorney

OC’s Top Pretrial Attorney

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

   Throughout her three years at El Modena, junior Aubrey Adams has participated in mock trial as a pretrial attorney. Her hard work and dedication has earned her a county-wide recognition.    Before a trial begins, Adams debates with the other side’s pretrial attorney, persuading the judge to e...

January 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Uncategorized

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