• 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

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Petra Azar, Zooming Past

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   Petra Azar, a senior, stands at about the average height, 5’7’’, for a female in America, but there is nothing average about El Modena’s very own Flash superhero.   Like the Flash, Azar has her eye on the prize and zooms past enemies to help aid ...

Mine, Yours, Ours- Let’s Share this Town

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   The play “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder has become an American classic, appearing on Broadway in 1938 and winning the Pulitzer Prize that same year. This revered play took stage all throughout the world, including our little corner of the four hundred buildi...

Looking Forward to Lacrosse

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   With the year coming to an end, the new Lacrosse sports teams inch further to their much anticipated season. Both the boys and girls Lacrosse teams expressed their optimism and concern for the upcoming season.   Junior Bella Reyes, apart of the girls Lacrosse t...

Lit Hits?

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


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

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   Saturday night was filled with memorable moments for all attending El Modena High School's A Night in Italy Homecoming. With the memorable moments comes the heart of the party that brings it all to life, the music.   In previous years, there has always bee...

Dominate the Day Doesn’t End After Season

Dominate the Day Doesn’t End After Season

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

January 23, 2018


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

After the El Modena Vanguards went 12-3 in the 2017 season, it’s not surprising that the North Hills League recognized the team’s achievements. Three out of the five MVP’s for the North Hills League came from El Modena’s Football team. senior quarterback AJ Esperanza was named the North Hills ...

OC’s Top Pretrial Attorney

OC’s Top Pretrial Attorney

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

January 23, 2018


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

   Throughout her three years at El Modena, junior Aubrey Adams has participated in mock trial as a pretrial attorney. Her hard work and dedication has earned her a county-wide recognition.    Before a trial begins, Adams debates with the other side’s pretrial attorney, persuading the judge to e...

Sophomore Scores Spotlight

Sophomore Scores Spotlight

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Sophomore Cassie Lewis is a continuous starter as well as an influential player and key asset to the El Modena girls varsity soccer team. Lewis has been playing soccer since age five, as this sport is not uncommon in her family, considering her brother and sister have both played, and her father who sh...

Brayden Metoyer advancing onto Round 2 of CIF

Brayden Metoyer advancing onto Round 2 of CIF

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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

Senior, Brayden Metoyer has earned his spot in CIF Finals cross country. Metoyer qualified for Finals last week in the Division II preliminary, however, CIF Finals will incorporate qualified runners from Division I, Division II, and Division III. Metoyer is currently dealing with pressured nerves as ...

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 15, 2017


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

Frontline: This is your 4th year playing for the Vanguard Football team. How are this year’s playoffs different from previous years? Andrew Carvajal: “This year we are seniors, and this year we will win CIF.” FL: I assume it can be stressful to play football, so how do you keep your cool w...

Ballin’ On a Budget

Ballin’ On a Budget

Keegan Lamb, Style Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

   Senior Elaine Morales is currently involved in PAL, AP Lit, and AP Spanish Lit and Culture. She is also the president of the Xicana Feminist club which holds meetings every other Thursday. In her free time, Morales enjoys painting and making jewelry to customize her outfits by making a matching...

Multilingual Mrs. Davis

Multilingual Mrs. Davis

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


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

First year El Modena teacher, Mrs. Lauren Davis is fluent in English and Spanish, and has extensive knowledge in French, Italian, and Arabic. Mrs. Davis teaches Spanish I and assists the girls basketball team as the strength and conditioning coach.   Mrs. Davis is an undergraduate of University ...

Principals Newsletter

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Mrs. Lauren Davis  It is my pleasure to introduce Mrs. Lauren Davis as a member to El Modena’s teaching staff. Mrs. Davis will be using her Masters degree in Education from Harvard University to teach Spanish. Her stellar education has allowed her to previously teach English in Spain, and Spanish i...

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