• 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

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Walk Out, Lie In

Walk Out, Lie In

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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

  At 10:00 AM on March 14, 2018, El Modena students left their second period classes and participated in the National School Walk-out.    An act directly motivated by the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, whom survived a school shooting one month prior, th...

Salutatorian Tracy Cao

Salutatorian Tracy Cao

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

April 2, 2018


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

Senior Tracy Cao is one of El Modena’s salutatorians. When attending the announcement ceremony, she was surprised to find out she received this title. Her academic and community achievements say differently. She currently has a 4.8 GPA and takes many AP classes. Cao is also very involved in her co...

Salutatorian Julianna Janes

Salutatorian Julianna Janes

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

April 2, 2018


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

Senior Julianna Janes has excelled at El Modena her past four years of high school-- so much, in fact, she has earned the title of salutatorian. She has a 4.8 GPA and was ecstatic when hearing about the title. At El Mo, Janes is captain of the volleyball team, plays on the newly formed lacrosse team...

Valedictorian Nick Real

Valedictorian Nick Real

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

April 2, 2018


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

Senior Nick Real is one of El Modena’s Class of 2018 valedictorians. He currently has a stunning 4.9 weighted GPA. A few weeks ago, he was invited to an awards ceremony where he found out about valedictorian. Real said, “I didn’t think I was even close to getting valedictorian. I was very surprise...

85° and Its Rising Popularity

85° and Its Rising Popularity

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase

The hearts of many students sank when Golden Spoon left the food hub of El Modena. But soon enough a new bakery proudly opened its doors in its place. On March 16, 85° began their soft opening. Students from all around Orange flocked to review the new bakery. It’s competition includes Dragonfl...

Opportunities for Students

Opportunities for Students

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, FrontlineFeed

The College and Career Center is an impeccable resource for any student for a multitude of reasons. Located in room 610, behind the library, this center is filled with options for students in just about every topic. Not only are there resources for the present, but there are immense amounts of available...

AP Literature at The Getty Museum

AP Literature at The Getty Museum

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Organizing a field trip to The Getty Museum in Los Angeles for a hundred and twenty AP Literature students is an overwhelming task, though taken on by Mrs. Mull with aspirations for her students to gain cultural enrichment through art. On February 28, 2018, students alongside parent and teacher chaper...

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...

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