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Ryan Johnson, The Rising Rookie

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Frontline: What motivated you to play water polo?  Ryan Johnson: “My friend got me into playing club before and I just moved from club to high school. Once I got into high school polo I just stopped playing for club.”   FL: What’s your favorite part of being in El Modena’s water polo ...

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...

Ace, Ace, Baby

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

  Sophomore, Hanna Zorrilla, has been playing tennis since she was 12 years old.   Before she began high school tennis, she had previously entered in tournaments outside of school, this is a trait that separates her from many other players. Many of her teammates don’t start out with prior ex...

Walk for a Cure

Walk for a Cure

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

El Modena is a family, a home, a place. Naturally, this family will support their community in sickness or in health. This is where Girl’s Leagues steps in with Walk for a Cure. This will be El Modena’s ninth consecutive Walk for a Cure Event. The purpose of the event is to raise money for breast...

Talent is Not in Short Supply

Talent is Not in Short Supply

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Libero: noun. the rearmost, roaming defensive player in volleyball. Also where the shortest player on the court is located. Standing just above five-foot, Katie Real is one of the liberos for the Varsity volleyball team. Her position is to sub in for the middle blocker and pass back row. However, at the...

The Amazing Alan Abramovitz

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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

Sophomore Alan Abramovitz is one of El Modena’s best water polo keeper   Alan Abramovitz is varsity water polo’s new goalkeeper. He began playing polo last year being a part of the Junior Varsity team and this year bumped up to varsity. Despite being a very skilled goalkeeper, this p...

Halloween Fun for All at Irvine Park

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Fall festivities for kids and volunteer hours for teens From September 16 to October 31, families can go enjoy the Halloween festivities that Irvine Park has to offer. Take advantage of free entry to the Pumpkin Patch (with paid entry into the park). This Halloween event is geared towards children,...

First Stop Spotify, Next Stop: The World

First Stop Spotify, Next Stop: The World

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Music, Showcase

  Just this August, senior Alan Sanchez has released his band’s first album, “America De Los Gentiles” on Spotify. Lux Vestra is a large musical group that has been in the works for the past ten years, but only began recording just around this time last year. Sanchez, the youngest and only hig...

El Modena’s Super Athlete of the Month

Ilaise Tamotuu, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Under the water he charges, above the water he treads, looking for his chance to strike his opponent, it’s Aquaman. Standing at six feet two inches weighing two hundred and twenty pounds is any man’s threat in the water, it’s senior Brandon Ramirez, El Modena’s very own Aquaman.   Just li...

Win with Nguyen

Win with Nguyen

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

October 9, 2017


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

Imagine running multiple miles everyday, training just to shave a few seconds off of your mile time. This is what junior Phillip Nguyen does during the entire cross country season.   Nguyen  has run varsity for the El Modena cross country team since his freshman year. “The team is what ma...

Leadership Found Through CTP

Leadership Found Through CTP

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

   CTP, or the Collaborative Technology Program, recently established leadership positions for the 2017-2018 school year, that provide juniors and seniors with a platform to create a strong and driven community within the program and around the El Modena campus.   The leadership positions were awarded ...

Acosta Tha Monsta

Matthew Cortez, Photographer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Sophomore John Acosta gets his first Varsity Football start on the defensive line.

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