• February 20Early morning temperatures drop to low 40's

  • February 19Students lie outside of White House in protest of lack of gun control

  • February 6EMTV Episode 3 rocks El Modena, watch below

  • February 4Eagles edge out Patriots to win Super Bowl LII

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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 ...

Johanna Baby Moma

Johanna 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 Johanna 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...

What is “What If Week” ?

What is “What If Week” ?

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

February 20, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

    Posters put up around the school saying “You Matter!” and “Don’t Give Up!” and sticky notes with positive messages stuck to every locker. This is a sure sign that it is What If Week at El Modena. What If Week is hosted by El Modena’s own PAL Club. PAL prepares for the...

May All Their Swishes Come True

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


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

Girls basketball is one of the many winter sports on this campus. The varsity team went with a league record of 2-3 and had an overall record of 9-18. Throughout the season, the team picked up their game and became more of a threat on the court. The varsity team this season had many new additions,...

El Modena’s MUAs

El Modena’s MUAs

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

February 18, 2018


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

      Cosmo Makeup Academy is an outlet for students to come learn how to do makeup. Two El Modena Vanguards have recently taken advantage of their vast curriculum, which includes color theory, highlight and contour, smokey eyes, and bridal looks.       Junior Jillian Patterson participated in their year lon...

The Man From Turkey, The Man In Boy Scouts

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018


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

Senior Arman Kingsland has participated in Boy Scouts since he came to Orange County from Istanbul, Turkey when he was ten-years old. He has been a part of his 543 Troop for eight years. When asked what encouraged him to join the Boy Scouts of America, Kingsland explains that it’s a tradition i...

Debbie Bailey named Classified Employee of the Year

Debbie Bailey named Classified Employee of the Year

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

February 15, 2018


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

Sitting directly across from Mrs. Kime’s office, amongst fellow administrators, Assistant Principal’s Secretary Debbie Bailey works with a smile on her face amongst the stress of managing substitute teachers, payroll, and administration for the Special Education Department. The call of action for Ba...

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