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Debbie Bailey named Classified Employee of the Year

Debbie Bailey named Classified Employee of the Year

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

February 15, 2018


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

Sitting directly across from Mrs. Kime’s office, amongst fellow administrators, Assistant Principal’s Secretary Debbie Bailey works with a smile on her face amongst the stress of managing substitute teachers, payroll, and administration for the Special Education Department. The call of action for Ba...

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase

  AP Environmental Science teacher Ms. Kung encouraged senior Gwen Wodark and fellow students to submit to the Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Program, which accepts projects from students as far as China and New Zealand. Wodark is gratefully surprised with her successful, and deserved silver award. Howeve...

AP US History Test Changed… Again?

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Uncategorized

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   The ever dreaded A.P. test has yet again changed its face, but not necessarily for the worse. Specifically, the A.P. U.S. History rubrics have never been consecutively consistent in the past four years of Dr. Chapman’s teaching of A.P. U.S. History. This year, ...

21st Century Science Building

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Uncategorized

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   After the passing of Measure S, many who currently are in attendance at El Modena High are pondering the question of when we will see the changes made to our campus and what effect will it have, if any, on students.   Measure S was approved by voters in ...

Meet the Artists: Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta

Meet the Artists: Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

  Seniors Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta live, breath, and sleep art. Both started making art at an early age, and haven’t stopped since. Most recently, the duo decided to use their skills to become more involved on campus, sharing the position of publicist on ASB.  As publicists, Balta...

OC’s Top Pretrial Attorney

OC’s Top Pretrial Attorney

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

January 23, 2018


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

   Throughout her three years at El Modena, junior Aubrey Adams has participated in mock trial as a pretrial attorney. Her hard work and dedication has earned her a county-wide recognition.    Before a trial begins, Adams debates with the other side’s pretrial attorney, persuading the judge to e...

January 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Uncategorized

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 ...

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