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PTSA Powerhouse: Rebecca Hultquist

PTSA Powerhouse: Rebecca Hultquist

Ethan Simons, Arts Editor

May 24, 2018

  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

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

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

   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

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

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

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

      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...

Angelica and Aileen Alegria: Model Students

Angelica and Aileen Alegria: Model Students

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

February 16, 2018

Walking through the hallways of El Modena, down runways in couture clothing, and in the background of national commercials and television shows are typical activities for the Alegria sisters. Senior Angelica Alegria and junior Aileen Alegria recently signed with Rage Models and Talent, which helps t...

Unnecessary Hypermasculinity in Necessary Actions

Unnecessary Hypermasculinity in Necessary Actions

Victoria Tran, Media Editor

February 2, 2018

 Skin is the largest organ of the human body, averaging twenty-one square feet per adult person. Skin types vary from fine, dry, oily, combination, sensitive, and mature. While different and diverse, all skin has a simple commonality; it must be cleaned.   The majority of people today desire to ach...

El Mo “Rooters” Getting Rowdy

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

The Rowdy Rooters are one of the best clubs at El Modena. El Mo is known for the loud and energetic student section at football and basketball games. Rowdy Rooters President, sophomore Payton Bullock, shares upcoming plans for the Rowdy Rooters. Bullock was on JV Cheer last year and is now co-captai...

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

  AP Environmental Science teacher Ms. Kung encouraged senior Gwen Wodark and fellow students to submit to the Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Program, which accepts projects from students as far as China and New Zealand. Wodark is gratefully surprised with her successful, and deserved silver award. Howeve...

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