• 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

  • February 4Eagles edge out Patriots to win Super Bowl LII

Frontline

The Story of A Champion

Matthew Cortez, Head Photographer

June 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, FrontlineFeed, Showcase, Sports

The humble story of Mike Essa and how he came to be a champion in Formula Drift.

See You on the Flip Side

See You on the Flip Side

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Feature, Music, Showcase

"You know, people get married, people get divorced, people die, people don't die, people get all kinds of problems, they lose jobs but still, we keep the records going at night. And, you know, 33 rpm: life's not so bad at that speed." - Brian Fallon

Lauren Page

Lauren Page

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

June 3, 2018


Filed under Feature, FrontlineFeed, Showcase

   King High School alumni from Riverside, California, and current junior in college Lauren Page, started playing volleyball in eighth grade at age fourteen. Page explains she started playing the sport because, ¨It was the only sport I was really good at and I enjoyed it more than any other sport I ...

Living Like Bobby

Living Like Bobby

Natalia Huanosto, Front Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

“Live life your way, everyday, 365 days.” This motto appears so simple and straightforward. All one must do is follow their heart and they will feel content with their existence. Yet, according to many statistics and specifically the Harris Poll, reports show that American happiness is at an all...

PTSA Powerhouse: Rebecca Hultquist

PTSA Powerhouse: Rebecca Hultquist

Ethan Simons, Arts Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  Rebecca Hultquist, El Modena High School PTSA president, has many aspirations and philosophies as the leader of the board. From fundraising to helping around the school, the PTSA is a huge part of any high schooler’s life, even if they don’t know it. When asked to describe the job of PTSA pre...

A Dancer Against Cancer

A Dancer Against Cancer

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

We all dream of having the best of both worlds. In Dr. Irene Hutchins case, this includes researching and working with both medicine and ballroom dancing. The two fields make an unlikely, but dynamic combination. At a young age, Dr. Hutchin’s mom took her to watch the Nutcracker, and she became e...

Style is Culture: Vietnamese

Style is Culture: Vietnamese

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

May 10, 2018


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

Junior Nicole Do, a Vietnamese student at El Modena, embraces her culture with her sense of style. She loves wearing traditional garments such as the Ao Dai during Tet-- Lunar New Year-- and other family functions. “I like to embody the season of the culture, but I don’t wear it to school, ” Do ...

California Adventures … Not the Disneyland Park

California Adventures … Not the Disneyland Park

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

   The car is packed to the brim with necessities. Snacks are dispensed in every cup holder. The perfect playlist booms through the car stereo. This annual family tradition of taking a summer road trip is reinvented to include the quirkiest and most trendy pit stops off the California Highway 101....

85° and Its Rising Popularity

85° and Its Rising Popularity

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase

The hearts of many students sank when Golden Spoon left the food hub of El Modena. But soon enough a new bakery proudly opened its doors in its place. On March 16, 85° began their soft opening. Students from all around Orange flocked to review the new bakery. It’s competition includes Dragonfl...

Johannah Baby Moma

Johannah Baby Moma

Keegan Lamb, Style Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

As a new student of El Modena after transferring from Richland, no one would expect senior Johannah Palacios to be a mother of twins. Palacios became pregnant at age 15 in August of 2016. Nine months later, her twin boys Julian and Jericho were born. At the time, Palacios was worried that she would...

2-4-6-8, Who Do We Appreciate? Gabby Perez

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


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

Sophomore Gabby Perez is the definition of committed to her sport. She is on the varsity cheer team at El Modena, the El Modena competition team, and on an all-star cheer team at Cheer Force, called Black Widow. She has been doing cheer for the last two years, and also has a gymnastics background. Perez...

El Modena’s MUAs

El Modena’s MUAs

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

February 18, 2018


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

      Cosmo Makeup Academy is an outlet for students to come learn how to do makeup. Two El Modena Vanguards have recently taken advantage of their vast curriculum, which includes color theory, highlight and contour, smokey eyes, and bridal looks.       Junior Jillian Patterson participated in their year lon...

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