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Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

  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

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

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

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

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

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...

Petra Azar, Zooming Past

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

   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...

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