• March 14Hundreds of El Mo students "lie in" for 17 minutes

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Walk Out, Lie In

Walk Out, Lie In

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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

  At 10:00 AM on March 14, 2018, El Modena students left their second period classes and participated in the National School Walk-out.    An act directly motivated by the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, whom survived a school shooting one month prior, th...

Salutatorian Tracy Cao

Salutatorian Tracy Cao

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

April 2, 2018


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

Senior Tracy Cao is one of El Modena’s salutatorians. When attending the announcement ceremony, she was surprised to find out she received this title. Her academic and community achievements say differently. She currently has a 4.8 GPA and takes many AP classes. Cao is also very involved in her co...

Salutatorian Julianna Janes

Salutatorian Julianna Janes

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

April 2, 2018


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

Senior Julianna Janes has excelled at El Modena her past four years of high school-- so much, in fact, she has earned the title of salutatorian. She has a 4.8 GPA and was ecstatic when hearing about the title. At El Mo, Janes is captain of the volleyball team, plays on the newly formed lacrosse team...

Valedictorian Nick Real

Valedictorian Nick Real

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

April 2, 2018


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

Senior Nick Real is one of El Modena’s Class of 2018 valedictorians. He currently has a stunning 4.9 weighted GPA. A few weeks ago, he was invited to an awards ceremony where he found out about valedictorian. Real said, “I didn’t think I was even close to getting valedictorian. I was very surprise...

Juniors Of The Caribbean

Juniors Of The Caribbean

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

Based off the "Pirates of the Caribbean," the graduates of El Modena’s class of 2019 decide to pirate their way through this years spirit week. Decorating the 400 building with skulls, mermaids, pirates, flags, and ships, placed the juniors in 3rd place for the posters category. At the Spirit week...

Dance

Dance

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Frontline: What are your keys to success for this upcoming season? Mia Vasquez: “Just to make sure the girls are in shape and we have competitions planned so we need to prepare for those, as well as just making sure people really get into the dances.” FL: What are your hopes for the season? MV: “My hopes ...

Girls Lacrosse

Girls Lacrosse

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Frontline: What are your keys to success for this upcoming season? Leady Trejo: “Basically personal growth from every individual.” FL: What are your hopes for the season? LT: “As a new sport, I just hope we grow as a team and grow new skills, so every game we improve.” FL: What’s yo...

Boys Lacrosse

Boys Lacrosse

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


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

Frontline: What are your keys to success for this upcoming season? Dylan Zamora: “Probably working on defense, we have offense mostly down already.” FL: What are your hopes for the season? DZ: “Since this is still a new sport and for most of the team it is their first year playing, I want...

Boys Tennis

Boys Tennis

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Frontline: What are your keys to success for this upcoming season? Jason Bae: “To always hold my head up high and play the best I can, and encourage others to do the same.” FL: What are your hopes for the season? JB: “I hope that we have a good run with no regrets and that we make it ...

Johannah Baby Moma

Johannah Baby Moma

Keegan Lamb, Style Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

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...

Spirit Week 2018 Preview

Spirit Week 2018 Preview

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

February 20, 2018


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

  Spirit Week— the week El Modena comes alive. It’s no surprise that El Modena takes spirit seriously, especially after the Rowdy Rooters section won the OC Varsity Student Section of the Week on September 22, 2017. Each grade level is already preparing for the event during the week of March...

2-4-6-8, Who Do We Appreciate? Gabby Perez

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


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

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...

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