• March 14Hundreds of El Mo students "lie in" for 17 minutes

  • March 14Renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking passes

  • March 11'Black Panther' surpasses $1 billion in global box office

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Boys’ Volleyball Scholars

Boys’ Volleyball Scholars

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Two members of the El Modena boys’ varsity volleyball team, senior and setter, Kyle Nyguyen and middle blocker, Seth Watkins, were honored with the awards of valedictorian and salutatorian for their class of 2017.    Each of them had their own struggles with balancing their grades and the game, but m...

Why Join Journalism?

Why Join Journalism?

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Journalism is a daily class responsible for composing El Modena’s monthly newspaper and student news website Frontline. This team of sophomores, juniors, and seniors thrives off of the community and creativity of El Mo to bring update to date and insightful news to the students’ and faculty’s attent...

Maui Morp

Maui Morp

Miranda Roman, Photographer

March 16, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Morp gives a chance for the whole school to come together for the last non formal dance of the school year. Although getting ready for formal dances are fun, this dance allows the students to wear something casual that goes along with the theme. In this case, it’s Maui themed! Flowers, Hawaiian shirts,...

El Modena Cheer: The Best of the West

El Modena Cheer: The Best of the West

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor

March 14, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

  On Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 7:30 PM, El Modena competition cheer performed their routine at the Best of the West cheer competition. At 10:56 PM, they were announced first place for the fifth consecutive time in their division.   Under the guidance of choreographer Jasen Aldridge and coaches H...

Spirit, at Last

Spirit, at Last

luisa lopez, fringe editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

This week El Modena high school hosted their traditional “Spirit week.” A week full of blood, sweat, tears, and most of all spirit. Each class comes together to show off which one has the most spirit. Whether it be in their lunch time activity games, or in through their building, or how loud they are...

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

   Recently, a majority of teachers approved the implementation of the new four-by-four (4x4) schedule. Many new and returning students as well as parents do not fully understand the ramifications of this change.      Each school day will now consist of four ninety-minute periods rather tha...

El Modena FNL Lecturing For a Cause

El Modena FNL Lecturing For a Cause

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

  FNL is a club that can be found on a variety of school campuses in Orange County, and this year, a new chapter was started up here at El Modena by juniors Angie Sustaeta, Danielle Cervantes, and Julia Holland.   Even though FNL is still relatively new to El Modena, this club certainly stood out to...

AP Testing: College Credit or Collateral Chaos

AP Testing: College Credit or Collateral Chaos

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Columns, El Mo News, Showcase

Expo marker notes cover the whiteboard like a hailstorm of knowledge. Next to a Mount Everest sized stack of scribbled papers. A gush of wind hits as review books rapidly turn, and zombie like expressions of  distress can be heard through the school halls. This horror scene becomes  reality during...

VPE Competitive Season Begins

VPE Competitive Season Begins

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Music, Showcase

  On February 8th and 9th, along with El Mo’s Band and Color Guard performed in front of McPherson and Santiago Charter Middle School eighth graders to persuade them to join previously said groups.   This marks the beginning of the indoor percussion ensemble competitive season in the American...

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. ...

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