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

  • March 14Renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking passes

  • March 11'Black Panther' surpasses $1 billion in global box office

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

Frontline

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 in hi...

Angelica and Aileen Alegria: Model Students

Angelica and Aileen Alegria: Model Students

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

February 15, 2018


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

Walking through the hallways of El Modena, down runways in couture clothing, and in the background of national commercials and television shows are typical activities for the Alegria sisters. Senior Angelica Alegria and junior Aileen Alegria recently signed with Rage Models and Talent, which helps t...

Matt’s Adventure In Japan

Matthew Cortez, Photographer

February 15, 2018


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

   Being my first time out of the country and on a plane I was nervous at first going on such a big trip. It was a 12 hour flight to Japan and I was going to be there for 11 days. But once I had arrived I knew it would be the best decision I had ever made in my life.   Japanese culture is so...

EMTV Episode 3

EMTV Episode 3

February 6, 2018


Filed under EMTV: Take On Media, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

Click the link below to view EMTV's 3rd Episode https://securedata2.finalsite.com/cf51/orangeusdorg/data/media/video/1080p/1859.mp4?rand=1517950136841 

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase

  AP Environmental Science teacher Ms. Kung encouraged senior Gwen Wodark and fellow students to submit to the Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Program, which accepts projects from students as far as China and New Zealand. Wodark is gratefully surprised with her successful, and deserved silver award. Howeve...

Cahill Love Affair

Cahill Love Affair

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Thirteen years ago, a colleague gave Valerie Rasmussen’s phone number to teacher and coach, John Cahill. Twelve years ago, Rasmussen began teaching special education at El Modena, he never called her but he was tantalized by her. Ten years ago, after secretly dating for a year and a half, he proposed o...

The Last Dance

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   With the new year approaching, seniors are looking towards their last formal dances, Winter Formal and Prom. Everyone sees the final product, but there is plenty of behind the scenes actions that creates the magic.   Senior Hannah Habibi, president of Wom...

El Modena’s Super Athlete of the Month

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   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’...

Friendly Feline

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   Sandra Anderson, a junior who participates in Chamber Singers and is involved with many clubs on campus, also has a secret hobby. But, the cat is out of the bag. Anderson spends her free time fostering and caring for stray cats.   When asked why she took up t...

A Polynesian Thanksgiving

A Polynesian Thanksgiving

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Uncategorized

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   Although the Thanksgiving tradition is said to have started with the first Native American and Puritan dinner, it has not stopped American families, no matter what race, from celebrating what and how they are thankful; my family is no exception.   My Than...

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