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Freshmen Holiday Traditions

Michelle Lezama, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

When celebrating the holidays, each family has a unique tradition that brings them together. Nathaly Rodriguez, a freshman at El Modena, says her holiday traditions consist of waking up early to drink...

Coming Together to Celebrate our Community

Michelle Lezama, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

The Orange Unified School District hosted its first-ever Unity Week. This five-day celebration consisted of different events hosted by each OUSD high school for the community.    Starting off...

El Modena is Going Green

El Modena is Going Green

Jacob Boyd, OP/ED Editor December 15, 2020

   The Orange Unified School District has helped fund the installation of new solar panels in the student and teacher parking lots at El Modena High School. These panels will help rework the electrical...

An Assembly Under Pandemic Conditions

Daphne Marsters, Elmo News Editor/Website November 16, 2020

   It’s not something new to hear that this year’s pandemic has made school life interesting. From an online Club Rush to the new lunch schedule, normal events have taken quite a unique flair, to...

A Frontline Farewell

Bodie Bronson, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

Goodbye is a word which we find so hard When uttered to those special few who chose to be alongside us and as Vanguards grew minds like fields all set in tender row Although it means for them...

Haunt and Honk

Michelle Lezama, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

The students of El Modena celebrate their first in person event of the year through the Haunt and Honk Parade. On October 30th, El Mo’s ASB prepared a Halloween themed car parade distributing candy to...

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...

After winning CIF, the linemen who led the charge get to finally raise the trophy

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,...

Ryan Hutchins and Amanda Mangrich preforming Crush

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...

All the El Mo students who participated in the event posed after walking the route around El Modena

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...

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...

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...

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