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Artist of the Year finalist

Artist of the Year finalist

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

February 27, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

El Modena’s very own Senior Donavyn Suffel has been named a top ten finalist for Orange County’s Artist of the Year for film. He, along with Seniors Britney Lee, and Xavier Williams were nominated by Ms. Mull. Suffel, along with 30 other contestants, had to submit a film that was ten minutes or ...

Vanguards take home top honors at OCSL Tournament

Vanguards take home top honors at OCSL Tournament

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

February 13, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

El Modena’s Speech and Debate team continues to improve as they took home top three placings in three different categories at an Orange County Speech League Tournament. Senior Arman Ghafari won 1st in Dramatic Interpretation of Literature, and Senior Katie Cunningham won 2nd in Parliamentary Debate, where Arman...

Vanguard Dance Company and Vizion Crew Place Third

Vanguard Dance Company and Vizion Crew Place Third

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

   At West Coast Elite hosted by Beckman High School, Vanguard Dance Company and Vizion Crew came in tow with four dances ranging from lyrical to hip hop. The team's big wins of the night included the large hip hop co-ed dance placing third and Vizion Crew also placing third in the all-male division. ...

The Hard Life of a Recruiter

The Hard Life of a Recruiter

Bobby Almand, staff writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

This week, McPherson, and Santiago middle schools came to visit El Mo. As tradition, they visit every year to give those students a glimpse of what is to come next year. The visits usually consist of viewing a skit  put on by cheer and ASB, seeing a performance by Dance  and band, and then browsing...

El Modena Girls Wrestling Wins League Title

El Modena Girls Wrestling Wins League Title

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

February 4, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, February 1, El Modena Girls Wrestling were victorious in their first ever League Title. The League Finals took place at Brea Olinda High School, and both the girls and boys teams had many wrestlers who qualified for CIF. For the girls, 6 wrestlers placed. Aaliyah Welch, Josie Hernandez,...

Finals are Upon us

Finals are Upon us

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Columns, El Mo News, Showcase

    Don’t procrastinate. Procrastination can break your grade, especially if you leave five study guides unfinished until the night before. You’ll end up pulling an all-nighter, or not doing them at all.   Make sure you get a full night’s rest. While cramming may seem tempting...

Different: Good or Bad?

Meranthy Meza

January 20, 2017


Filed under El Mo News

In the months leading up to this historic election, we all experienced the heated passion of politics by the people around us that spurted violent protests and hateful acts across the nation. At the end of that long and bitter road, the country has arrived at it’s final destination. Donald Trump is...

Vanguard Percussion Ensemble

Vanguard Percussion Ensemble

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor

January 19, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Music, Showcase

Vanguards are high school students who attend El Modena High School.   Percussion is defined by Google as, “musical instruments played by striking with the hand or with a handheld or pedal-operated stick or beater, or by shaking, including drums, cymbals, xylophones, gongs, bells, and rattles.”  ...

A Return To Shelby

A Return To Shelby

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 11, 2016


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

Before the election, Frontline had the chance to sit down with Mrs. Shelby who shared her views about the possible election of Donald Trump. After the election, we interviewed her again where she had the opportunity to clarify her views that were taken out of context in our previous publication. ...

From Calculus to Choreography

From Calculus to Choreography

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

December 10, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

For weeks the El Modena campus was covered in a plethora of everything from flyers to pins to advertise the fifth annual Dancing with the Teachers, with the suspenseful tagline of, “Who will win?” We can now proclaim that calculus teacher Ms. Lissner alongside Megan Formanowicz and Sophia Pracil...

Top Moments of El Modena 2016

Top Moments of El Modena 2016

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Measure S passed and will help improve the school's facilities. Marching band made it to the finals in the California State Band Championship for the first time in four years. Football won league champs and made it up to the CIF semi-finals. Each grade created and painted a mural that r...

The Season Comes to An End

The Season Comes to An End

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

November 27, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

Friday night marks the third consecutive year El Modena has fallen in the CIF Semifinals, this time losing to Yorba Linda 28-21. The game was looked upon as the two best teams in Division 8, each playing for a spot in the CIF Championship game. Even though the Vanguards had previously defeated Yorba...

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