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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 ...

Ballin’ On a Budget

Ballin’ On a Budget

Keegan Lamb, Style Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

   Senior Elaine Morales is currently involved in PAL, AP Lit, and AP Spanish Lit and Culture. She is also the president of the Xicana Feminist club which holds meetings every other Thursday. In her free time, Morales enjoys painting and making jewelry to customize her outfits by making a matching...

Multilingual Mrs. Davis

Multilingual Mrs. Davis

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


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

First year El Modena teacher, Mrs. Lauren Davis is fluent in English and Spanish, and has extensive knowledge in French, Italian, and Arabic. Mrs. Davis teaches Spanish I and assists the girls basketball team as the strength and conditioning coach.   Mrs. Davis is an undergraduate of University ...

Principals Newsletter

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Mrs. Lauren Davis  It is my pleasure to introduce Mrs. Lauren Davis as a member to El Modena’s teaching staff. Mrs. Davis will be using her Masters degree in Education from Harvard University to teach Spanish. Her stellar education has allowed her to previously teach English in Spain, and Spanish i...

Think you know Kliner?

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Feature, Sports

All American, pro athlete and player manager, are only a few of the accomplishments in the baseball career of El Modena teacher and coach Mr. Josh Kliner. Before he made his way to El Modena, Kliner’s journey started in Buena Park, to where he says, “The single greatest thing that ever happened to...

Soap by Spence

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Feature

Working while attending high school certainly isn’t unique or uncommon, but when you’re self-employed like senior Spencer DeMont, it can take on an entirely new challenge. DeMont runs an auto detail business out of the back of his car, and over the last year it has grown from cleaning and detailing th...

“A Moment Captured” at the Championships

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Feature, Focus, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

All high school bands from all around Southern California come to and fro to play and perform at the California Band State Championships. It varies from different pieces of music, along with performances from color guard, where they are highly judged starting from visual, how well their marching and ste...

Crossing International Fences

Crossing International Fences

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

November 1, 2017


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

Outside of school, junior Jett Nguyen spends much of his time free time in an unusual but interesting way: fencing.   Nguyen said, “My mom found it as a Groupon and it looked interesting so I just decided to start fencing.” Since then, he has fenced for four years, both individually and w...

Global Gal

Global Gal

November 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Olivia Torok attends Calvary Church of Santa Ana and has gone on multiple mission’s trips with them. She has gone on trips in 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade years. “I wanted to try it out because I didn’t know if I was interested in doing that in the future. My parents encouraged me and ga...

Race to the Top

Race to the Top

Aivi Allred, Photographer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Feature

Freshman Emma Timmermans not only races for cross country, she also competes in mountain biking outside of school. Timmermans was influenced by going to her older brother’s competitions. Her older brother also competes in mountain biking. After one competition Timmermans was “hooked.”   T...

Sohel Bagai Finds His Voice Through Dance

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Sophomre Sohel Bagai tells his story of overcoming bullying and his stutter through dance Sophomore Sohel Bagai has taken a negative experience in his life and opened it up to become a positive and influential story of surpassing speech problems and bullying. Bagai recently published an influential book tit...

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

 Americans are still not settling with the conclusion of the election of 2016, despite the fact that it has been around ten months since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Currently, ordinary people have insisted on offering their two cents when it comes to politics, especially when a [personally] ...

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