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Marteen is heating up with his new single, “Sriracha”

Marteen is heating up with his new single, “Sriracha”

Jenny Hamburg, Ads and Distribution Editor/ Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Audio, Columns, Feature, Focus, Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

     Marteen Estevez is a 16 year-old from the Bay Area.  Music has been a major part of his life from a young age. Born to a Colombian dad and American mom, his parents always encouraged him to pursue his passion for music. Marteen began learning classical piano at just ten years-old. He also wo...

Helping Hands of Homecoming

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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

Homecoming is one of the most fun dances of every year. This year’s homecoming, “A Night in Italy,” brought excitement to most El Mo students, but hard work for ASB. Sophomore Class President, Anna Smith, Troy Nishimoto, one of the three special event commissioners, and tech commissioner Alessand...

Canyon Fire 2

Canyon Fire 2

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase

The day started out ordinarily on October 8. Adults went to work; kids to school. As the day progressed, the Santa Ana winds picked up and unleashed a fiery beast upon Orange, North Tustin and Anaheim Hills. Now known as Canyon Fire 2, this fire changed the skies from blue to an orangey brown within hou...

Berkeley Free Speech Week

Berkeley Free Speech Week

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Focus, Showcase, Uncategorized

A conservative student publication called the Berkeley Patriot organized Free Speech Week on the Berkeley campus, set for September 24-September 27, 2017. Upon announcement of the event, the predominant liberal student population of Berkeley sparked an outrage. Berkeley arranged for heavy-hitting conservative...

The best autumn activities in OC!

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Focus

Check out October festivities happening in OC!   One popular attraction for the fall season in the city of Orange is the paranormal tour, ‘Haunted Orange County.’ It is Southern California’s #1 source for Haunted entertainment. Night hikes take place in Black Star Canyon. Known as...

Spooky Safety

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Focus, Uncategorized

Photo via New Boston Recreation Halloween night comes with a lot of fun, and sadly the possibility of danger. Halloween can be entertaining and enjoyable, if you take the right safety precautions. One tip to staying safe, is to check your candy before eating it. Your candy may contain pills and drugs, e...

History? Booooo

History? Booooo

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus, Showcase

Everyone is familiar with the yearly tradition of dressing up and going door to door trick-or-treating on Halloween, but how did this come to be?

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AP Capstone: The New Kid On the Block

AP Capstone: The New Kid On the Block

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, Focus, Showcase

This year, El Modena introduced a new course to campus: AP Capstone. “AP Capstone is a two year program that deals with AP Seminar and AP Research,” according to Mr. Benner, the AP Seminar teacher.      AP Seminar is the first class in the program and is available to take this year. It teaches students...

Cheering From the Sidelines

Cheering From the Sidelines

Jenny Hamburg, Ads & Distribution Editor/ Photographer

August 27, 2017


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

  With the school year just beginning, the cheerleaders of El Modena are already prepared with Sarah Ricker as their captain.   Frontline: What is your position on the El Modena Cheer team? Sarah Ricker: “I'm the varsity captain of cheer and a backspot in stunts. So I basically have everyone's back no...

El Modena’s Model UN Club

El Modena’s Model UN Club

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

Model UN, or Model United Nations, is an El Modena club in which students participate in learning about the ways in which governments and the United Nations interact. Many schools across the country offer this educational opportunity, either as a club or an elective. Students who participate are assigned...

NHS New Inductees

NHS New Inductees

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase

  The El Modena National Honors Society recently inducted many new members into the prestigious club. Students accepted into the club excel in every aspect of being a high school student. Each inductee held a high GPA, along with a challenging course load. All the students were required to...

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