They Did What?!

They Did What?!

MaryJo Dunham, Sports Editor September 28, 2021

Question 1:  This teacher buzzed her hair twice in college  Mirise  Kung  Pappin  Quihuiz   Question 2:  This teacher's wife is a psychologist  Olquin  Hernandez  ...

Afghanistan, the American Venture

Afghanistan, the American Venture

Daniel Barragan, Focus Editor September 28, 2021

   As of recently, all eyes are on Afghanistan, and for good reason. In February of 2020, when President Trump signed the Doha Agreement with the Taliban to extract foreign forces from Afghanistan.    On...

Summer School: Amazing Advice for All

Summer School: Amazing Advice for All

Josh Pongco, Co Editor-In-Chief May 26, 2021

 Summer school is a time where students have the opportunity to get back on track to graduate. This is generally offered to students ranging from 9th to 11th grade. Here is a list of important information...

Angie Says Thank You

Olive Sanz , Co Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2021

When I first stepped foot onto the El Modena campus, I had no idea what to expect. I was afraid to take the high positions of leadership, and was drowning in imposter syndrome. Now, almost four years later,...

Farewell To EL MO

Farewell To EL MO

Michelle Lezama, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

Haley Spranger-ASB Vice President Thank you Elmo for a great 4 years. From being freshman outreach officer my sophomore year to being ASB Vice President my senior year, I have learned so much about...

The Top Ten Reasons Why I love Kady Hong

Vicki Mull, Guest Writer/ Advisor May 3, 2021

  She talks to everyone. Her friendships with her peers transcend click boundaries with whom she creates memorable moments and lasting memories. She makes friendship bracelets for her Vanguard...

Remembering Ryder: The Rowdiest Rooter

Remembering Ryder: The Rowdiest Rooter

Bodie Bronson , Staff Writer April 30, 2021

 On January 15th, 2021, 2020 El Modena Alumni Garett “Ryder” Wade was tragically killed while riding his motorcycle in an auto collision, bound for home from a Concordia water polo practice at the...

The Road to Success

Michelle Lezama, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

   Four years and many sleepless nights later Dagny Parayo and Maxwell Bui are awarded the high honor of being the Salutatorians for the graduating class of 2021. Tying with a GPA of 4.86 Dagny and...

Available Scholarships

Daphne Marsters, El Mo News Editor, Website Manager April 30, 2021

   College is just around the corner for the graduating class of 2021; however, college is expensive and several aspiring seniors struggle to meet the financial demands of education, especially so late...

Freshmen Holiday Traditions

Michelle Lezama, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

When celebrating the holidays, each family has a unique tradition that brings them together. Nathaly Rodriguez, a freshman at El Modena, says her holiday traditions consist of waking up early to drink...

On The First Day Of Christmas…

Maria "Ferny" Urquiza, Fringe Editor December 15, 2020

Students best Christmas gifts received.  Jasmin Silva (12) the best gift she received was a homemade scrapbook from one of her friends. “It was so sweet and out of nowhere.”   Yazbeth Herrera...

A Holiday at Home

Bodie Bronson , Staff Writer December 15, 2020

   The sun’s final snaking tendrils tug themselves above the horizon line, and just as they do, the butterflies in my chest begin making their feeble attempts to break free. I take a deep breath in,...

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