• 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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New Classes, Electives, and Pathways… Oh My!

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under El Mo News

With a new school year up ahead, additional classes and career pathways are on the rise to accommodate to every students best interest in El Modena. Creative Writing will be a class that focuses on improving writing for different genres such as poetry and fictional narratives.    A new pathway that has been added is th...

El Mo Jams Again

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Music

With El Mo Jam being the big hit it was last year, performers decided to share their talent on stage yet again. While the bands and the members may not be the same, the talent will definitely match. The bands include Chump Change, Sidewalk Chumps, The Brix, Greasy Knifes, The Beans and the Kangaroo...

High School Drug Culture

High School Drug Culture

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

   Remember the joy associated with Red Ribbon Week during elementary school? The teachers passing out little red bracelets with short statements renouncing drug use? The chain link fences decorated with a sea of red ribbon? Catchy phrases that warned of drug use plastered on classroom walls? And most im...

Dance Spring Showcase: Amalgamation

Dance Spring Showcase: Amalgamation

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

   Amalgamation is commonly defined as the action, process, or result of combining or uniting; a fitting theme for the dance department’s annual spring showcase on May 24 and 25, to represent the integration of first-year teacher Ms. Keeley into the dance department.   Born and raised in Orang...

Spring into the Arts Festival

Spring into the Arts Festival

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

   The 2018 Spring into the Arts Festival occurring on May 30 in the Nature Center during periods one through four and after school beginning at 4 p.m., is a collaboration between the different branches of the performing and visual arts department.   Integrating the themes of rebirth and the jubilation of spr...

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...

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