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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In 2016, people across OUSD voted to pass the Measure S bond promising tax money to fund updates to the outdated school utilities.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...

New Classes, Electives, and Pathways… Oh My!

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018

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

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

   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

   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

   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...

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