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Avery Miles Keeps Her Smile

Avery Miles Keeps Her Smile

Abby Capra, Style Editor

March 30, 2020

Senior Avery Miles serves many roles on the El Modena campus. Miles is ASB President and Co-Captain of Vanguard Dance Company. As Miles senior year slowly comes to a close, Miles shares some valuable advice to underclassmen.  Frontline: You are currently on VDC at school. How long have you dance...

Commissioner of Creativity At El Modena

Commissioner of Creativity At El Modena

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

March 25, 2020

Frontline: “What’s your position in ASB?” Isabella Perez: “I’m Visual and Performing Arts, or VAPA, Commissioner.” FL: “What does that position entail?” IP: “When I interviewed for the position I asked what the different teachers of the department would like to see from me and they s...

Farewell Mrs. Kim

Morgan Hill and Daphne Marsters

February 3, 2020

     As winter break came to a close, students returned to school to find out that one of their beloved teachers had accepted a new position at Villa Park. Mrs. Kim had worked at El Modena for five and a half years teaching English, Creative Writing, AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), ...

New Upgrades Coming to Campus

New Upgrades Coming to Campus

Ashley Lewis, Photographer

February 3, 2020

Fred Kelly Stadium Fred Kelly has been in construction since last April and the construction crew are well on their way to completing the new stadium. The new stadium featuring new bleachers, locker rooms, and bathrooms is set to be ready in the next few months. Solar Panels Solar panels are planned to be install...

Academic Showcase

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

  While most schools host an open house in which the students’ work has the spotlight, El Mo offers an academic showcase, with the programs as the highlight. Teachers use their time to advertise their classes and give parents information on their programs.    In the cafeteria, there was a presenta...

Anti-bullying Month

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

   Schools nationwide raise awareness for bullying every month of October, and El Modena is no exception. From October 7 to October 11, students are unified by participating in activities such as color-code dress days, writing positive messages on the sidewalk, and attending the feeder school foo...

New Kids on the Block

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

   With each school year comes new and interesting clubs that add to the wide range of El Modena’s student community. Some of Elmo’s newest members are worth consideration.    Wizards of the Coast is a club dedicated to magical games like “Magic: The Gathering” and “Dungeons and D...

What Football Has Done For Me

What Football Has Done For Me

Wyatt Terlaak, Boys Sports Editor

June 5, 2019

   Football has been my rock the past four years. I don’t mean a comfortable, easy rock, that allows you to be complacent and soft. I mean a hard rock, which forces you day in and day out to grind, and to suffer.       This doesn’t seem like a positive thing, but those with a lifestyle full...

Crush-ing the Stage

Crush-ing the Stage

Ai-Vi Allred, Online Manager/Photographer

January 20, 2019

   The fall production was hand picked by Drama teacher/director Mrs. Gillen. The play was called “Crush,” a sci-fi romantic comedy by Stephen Gregg. Gillen explains the play as a mixture of “Twilight Zone meets X-files meets another play ‘Our Town’ by Thornton Wilder.”   Gillen was ...

Walking for the Cure with Girls League

Walking for the Cure with Girls League

Sophia Pracilio, Editor in Chief

November 12, 2018

Every year, Girls League puts on Walk for the Cure at El Modena. This year’s Girls League president, senior Michelle Apeitzia, organized the walk. Numerous club members such as went to work days, sold shirts, and set up on the day of the event. Azpeitzia says, “I wouldn't have been able to do it w...

Measure S Updates

Sophia Pracilio, Editor in Chief

November 12, 2018

In 2016, people across OUSD voted to pass the Measure S bond promising tax money to fund updates to the outdated school utilities. Over the past few decades little change has been made to El Modena, so there are high expectations. New science labs were the top priority of voters according to the ballot. ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

October is known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month where everyone wears pink and supports the organizations that provide help for women who are affected by this cancer. Famous companies like Starbucks create fancy pink drinks and Panera sells ‘Pink Ribbon Bagels’. Breast cancer is the second lea...

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