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Experiencing El Mo First Hand

Experiencing El Mo First Hand

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2016

Frontline: What was El Mo like when you attended it? Dr. Chapman: El Mo was a lot like it is now. And I am not making a joke about the facilities. It has always had just the right mix of students from diverse communities, so that everyone can find a place to fit in. When I attended, the student ...

The Leopard of El Modena

The Leopard of El Modena

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

February 7, 2016

El Modena High School is a melting pot of many fine cultures, intellects, and beliefs. Every student at this establishment is well mannered, hard-working, and an intellectual thinker. We have our ASB students, our choir stars, and our EMTV headliners, each who are wonderful in their respective fields....

The Cuff: Dream to Reality

The Cuff: Dream to Reality

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Two students here on campus along with one of their friends, John Michael, who attends a different high school, have managed to become a well known band in no more than three years. The name of this band? The Cuff. Originally junior Hunter Watts, the bassist and the vocalist of the band and junior...

The Making of Mini Court

The Making of Mini Court

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer

January 31, 2016

AP Literature/Hybrid English teacher and on-campus celebrity, Ms. Mull, reveals her thinking  behind Winter Formal’s Mini Court.   Frontline: How did you get the idea for mini court ?   Mull: I wanted to differentiate from other dances, schools used to do mini courts, but now...

Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer

January 23, 2016

All the world is senior Jessica Lentz’s  stage, and she merely a player... Frontline: How long have you been in drama? Lentz: I have been in drama for 2 years. FL: How many plays have you been in? Lentz: So far I have been in 6 plays, and they have all been super fun. FL: What was ...

Let’s Build!

Let’s Build!

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

January 20, 2016

If you have read Francesca Sarmiento’s “Domo Arigato…Mr. Roboto”, you probably know all about the FIRST fun we’ve had all year. El Modena’s best and brightest, The Clockwork Oranges have entered build season. A period of six weeks where each FIRST Robotics team is required to build two rob...

The Fracking Fallacy

The Fracking Fallacy

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer

January 10, 2016

   During President Barack Obama’s 2012 term, hydraulic fracturing was proposed as a solution to the ever persistent oil issue, and unemployment (it created nearly 600,000 jobs). Fracking has helped to successfully drive the cost of gas in the United States, but at what cost?    “Fracking...

Another Day, Another Community Served

Another Day, Another Community Served

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

December 29, 2015

   When most think of work, they think of it as a laborious burden that will hopefully guarantee a good grade or paycheck. Recently, the saying “another day, another dollar,” has taken on a greater meaning in the sense that most people today no longer find satisfaction in their daily work lives comp...

Miss Universe 2015: An Embarrassing Tale

Miss Universe 2015: An Embarrassing Tale

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

December 22, 2015

Since 1854, Beauty Pageants have been an ongoing practice for young women with tasteful physical attributes and talents. Even so, these events are not all beautiful. Criticism is often enforced by some and mistakes can be made. On Sunday night, Miss Columbia's heart fluttered with excitement for just...

All About Bowie

All About Bowie

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

A technical perspective.

Creativity On Campus

Creativity On Campus

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer

December 17, 2015

Sophmore Heide Baltazar has been a great artist since she was just in preschool. She's become a very well known artist among some of the students here on campus, even some of her teachers. Baltazar's inspiration to become an artist was the beauty of nature. Although she never attended art school, she ...

The Vanguard Bards Celebrate “The Phoenix”

The Vanguard Bards Celebrate “The Phoenix”

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015

Tonight, the Vanguard Bards gathered to share their poetry as well as their visual art in celebration for the recent release of the Literary Magazine titled "The Phoenix". The title symbolizes the rebirth of the magazine after a long hiatus. The event was held in the library at El Modena, and members...

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