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A Wrestler’s Role Model

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: Who is your role model and why? Andrew Boyd: “My role model is definitely my dad. He inspires me to try my best at everything, including wrestling. My dad also wrestled in high school and loved it. In the beginning, he taught me some moves and that’s when I realized that I wanted to wres...

Farewell Mrs. Kim

Morgan Hill and Daphne Marsters

February 3, 2020

     As winter break came to a close, students returned to school to find out that one of their beloved teachers had accepted a new position at Villa Park. Mrs. Kim had worked at El Modena for five and a half years teaching English, Creative Writing, AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), ...

Adventure in Palm Springs

Adventure in Palm Springs

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

  Freshman Brian Houl took advantage of his time off for winter vacation to go on a memorable adventure with his family through the deserts of Palm Springs. During their time in the desert, they made sure to explore what nature had to offer.    Houl and his family spent two days enjoying the...

Students on Mrs. Kim

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Frontline: How has Mrs. Kim impacted your life?  Katlin Ramos (junior): “She was there for me during my sophomore year when I truly needed help or just wasn’t feeling well. Talking to her made my day, and knowing that she went through something that I went through impacted me because it felt...

Lucas Donnelly: Stud of the Month

Abby Capra, Style Editor

January 28, 2020

Senior Lucas Donnelly has been a major asset to the boys varsity soccer team here at El Modena for the past four years. He has been a varsity starter since his freshman year. Donnelly has played soccer for 15 years now, and his experiences shows on the field. Averaging 1.5 goals per game, Donnelly leads ...

Harry’s Got All the Styles

Harry’s Got All the Styles

Abby Capra, Style Editor

January 28, 2020

25 year old singer Harry Styles has evolved from a popular member of the boy band, One Direction, to a solo icon taking the world by storm. Styles not only goes out of the box when it comes to his music, but also style as well. Styles was made the face of Gucci in 2018, and has modeled for many of...

Teachers on Break

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

   This past summer, Mr. Finn spent most of his time in summer school. “That’s kind of boring, but I did that because I needed money for my son’s first college tuition payment,” said Finn. When he had some time off from summer school, he often went to the Del Mar Racetrack. On the topic of t...

Welcome To Africa

Welcome To Africa

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

September 24, 2019

  This summer I got to experience something I knew I would never have the opportunity to do ever again in my life. I earned a scholarship to spend 12 full days in South Africa researching rhinos, and 20 hour flight aside, it was one of the best things I have ever done and one of the best thi...

Trump vs the Crazies

Trump vs the Crazies

Wyatt Terlaak, Boys Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

As the 2020 election looms around the corner, top Democrats are already coming out of the woodworks as potential candidates for the Democratic Party.  Leading the charge is Kamala Harris, a former Attorney General and district attorney in California. As the election gets closer, Democrats are sur...

The Foodie Space

The Foodie Space

Sophia Pracilio, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019

Attention all museum goers and food lovers: A new pop-up museum has arrived in Pasadena. The Foodie Space is an interactive modern art museum filled with innovative and daring creations at $20 during the week and $25 on the weekend. The Instagram worthy artworks are all based off of various local...

Athlete Feature – Mikayla Reyes

Athlete Feature – Mikayla Reyes

Alyssa Tierney, Copy Editor/ Girls Sports Editor

December 13, 2018

   Senior basketball player Mikayla Reyes has consistently been a stud for El Modena since her freshman year. She sports #21 on the court, saying, “ I was left with few options, however, 21 does hold some significance because I was born in 2001. I just took out the zeros of my birth year.”   Re...

The Hate U Give

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

    The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a book about a young girl who witnessed her childhood friend get shot by a caucasian cop for no reason. After this terrible incident, she is drawn to activism and takes a stand against this unjustly act. Throughout the book, the reader will see Starr...

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