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Orange Tree Lighting

Orange Tree Lighting

Natalia Huanosto, Front Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Music, Showcase

The El Modena Chambers Choir and seniors in the El Mo Vocal Music Department performed with Orange High School’s Choir on December 3rd. The Tree Lighting is an annual ceremony in which these groups perform for hundreds of local Orange citizens. This year was the 23rd annual Tree Ligthung Ceremony,...

Vanguard Victory Vanguard Memories

Vanguard Victory Vanguard Memories

Jessica Corson, El Mo News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

   On December 2, 2017, El Modena Football made history by leaving the final CIF-SS Division 7 game victoriously with the title, for the first time since 1984. During the past three seasons El Modena’s football team placed as North Hill League Champs, and for the past four seasons El Modena football...

A Night 33 years in the making

A Night 33 years in the making

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday December 2nd the El Modena football team played in the division 7 championship against Don Lugo high school. It had been 33 years since El Mo football had made it this far, and  Vanguard nation was more than eager to be back. The away stands were packed for El Modena. It was standing r...

El Modena Cheer and Pom Showcase: Year Four

El Modena Cheer and Pom Showcase: Year Four

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

  The fourth annual El Modena cheer showcase will be held in the gym on Saturday, January 27, 2018. However, this year, there will not be four routines from the program, but five. Pom -- in addition to the varsity cheer, JV cheer, competition cheer, and the whole program -- will have their own unique r...

Brayden Metoyer advancing onto Round 2 of CIF

Brayden Metoyer advancing onto Round 2 of CIF

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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

Senior, Brayden Metoyer has earned his spot in CIF Finals cross country. Metoyer qualified for Finals last week in the Division II preliminary, however, CIF Finals will incorporate qualified runners from Division I, Division II, and Division III. Metoyer is currently dealing with pressured nerves as ...

Principals Newsletter

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Mrs. Lauren Davis  It is my pleasure to introduce Mrs. Lauren Davis as a member to El Modena’s teaching staff. Mrs. Davis will be using her Masters degree in Education from Harvard University to teach Spanish. Her stellar education has allowed her to previously teach English in Spain, and Spanish i...

New Target Hits the Bullseye

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under El Mo News

As the newest addition to the list of stores on Chapman Avenue, the new, or “mini” target is extremely popular, as new customers are continually entering. With an additional Target being added in Orange, residents are reminded of what they love best about Target. Target is a store that contains...

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

 Americans are still not settling with the conclusion of the election of 2016, despite the fact that it has been around ten months since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Currently, ordinary people have insisted on offering their two cents when it comes to politics, especially when a [personally] ...

Dear Daddy: It Will Happen to #METOO

Dear Daddy: It Will Happen to #METOO

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

In light of the recent sexual assault scandal regarding Harvey Weinstein, American actress/activist Alyssa Milano has started #MeToo, a hashtag movement to allow women on Twitter to share their experience on sexual violence and harassment.   The tweet has received attention from news stations like CN...

Bleeding for a Cure

Bleeding for a Cure

Aivi Allred, Photographer

November 1, 2017


Filed under El Mo News

The Red Cross Club recently had a blood drive on campus. The Red Cross club is run by president Hannah Tjoa, vice president Gabe DeGuzman, and secretary Grace Harm.   Tjoa has been helping the blood drive since freshmen year along with DeGuzman. All three like to help and contribute their time to t...

It’s “Another Day of Sun” at the Second Annual Fall Festival of the Arts

It’s “Another Day of Sun” at the Second Annual Fall Festival of the Arts

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

Walking into the Nature Center on the sunny day of October 27, 2017, the tap of feet complimented the jazzy intro to “Another Day of Sun” from the Oscar winning film “La La Land.” The broadway-esque dance choreographed by Professional Dance and Art of Dance Composition teacher, Ms. Claire Keeley,...

Canyon Fire 2

Canyon Fire 2

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase

The day started out ordinarily on October 8. Adults went to work; kids to school. As the day progressed, the Santa Ana winds picked up and unleashed a fiery beast upon Orange, North Tustin and Anaheim Hills. Now known as Canyon Fire 2, this fire changed the skies from blue to an orangey brown within hou...

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