• 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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Matthew Anderton

Matthew Anderton

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017


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

  Freshman class president Matthew Anderton’s talents certainly do not end at leadership; he is also a very proficient artist. Inspired by his sister’s artistic capabilities, he began to draw in the third grade. Anderton believes that anyone can be an artist, stating that, “Some people think the...

“A Moment Captured” at the Championships

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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

All high school bands from all around Southern California come to and fro to play and perform at the California Band State Championships. It varies from different pieces of music, along with performances from color guard, where they are highly judged starting from visual, how well their marching and ste...

Crossing International Fences

Crossing International Fences

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

November 1, 2017


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

Outside of school, junior Jett Nguyen spends much of his time free time in an unusual but interesting way: fencing.   Nguyen said, “My mom found it as a Groupon and it looked interesting so I just decided to start fencing.” Since then, he has fenced for four years, both individually and w...

Take Part in the Art

Take Part in the Art

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 1, 2017


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

Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Kody Vu…All these names have one thing in common: they are famous artists, or soon to be famous. Most people, when thinking about art, think of a worry-free environment. Not Vu. “I have to be stressed to draw. I need a deadline which forces me to ...

Global Gal

Global Gal

November 1, 2017


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

Olivia Torok attends Calvary Church of Santa Ana and has gone on multiple mission’s trips with them. She has gone on trips in 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade years. “I wanted to try it out because I didn’t know if I was interested in doing that in the future. My parents encouraged me and ga...

Sohel Bagai Finds His Voice Through Dance

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Sophomre Sohel Bagai tells his story of overcoming bullying and his stutter through dance Sophomore Sohel Bagai has taken a negative experience in his life and opened it up to become a positive and influential story of surpassing speech problems and bullying. Bagai recently published an influential book tit...

#ThrowbackThursday

#ThrowbackThursday

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 1, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

El Modena’s Varsity Football team has gone 7-2 this season, and 2-0 in league. After (beating/losing to) El Dorado, the Vanguards are on their way to CIF. During the season, El Modena exceeded the national average in total touchdowns (39) and receiving yards (177). The team also tied with the national...

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

 Americans are still not settling with the conclusion of the election of 2016, despite the fact that it has been around ten months since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Currently, ordinary people have insisted on offering their two cents when it comes to politics, especially when a [personally] ...

Stud of the Month: Vanessa Carroll

Stud of the Month: Vanessa Carroll

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 30, 2017


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

As the Collaborative Technology Program’s junior class president, Vanguard Dance Company’s co-captain, and competitive dancer at South Coast Performing Arts, junior Vanessa Carroll finds a harmonious balance between academics and athletics amongst the chaos of life. Carroll began dancing at the...

Picture This: El Modena’s Photography Club

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

President Juliette Kronenberg shares her excitement for the upcoming events of the Photography Club The new photography club on campus was created “right before Club Rush” sophomore Juliette Kronenberg says, yet she reports that there’s already a total of 79 members. Kronenberg reports that c...

Ryan Johnson, The Rising Rookie

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Frontline: What motivated you to play water polo?  Ryan Johnson: “My friend got me into playing club before and I just moved from club to high school. Once I got into high school polo I just stopped playing for club.”   FL: What’s your favorite part of being in El Modena’s water polo ...

Helping Hands of Homecoming

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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

Homecoming is one of the most fun dances of every year. This year’s homecoming, “A Night in Italy,” brought excitement to most El Mo students, but hard work for ASB. Sophomore Class President, Anna Smith, Troy Nishimoto, one of the three special event commissioners, and tech commissioner Alessand...

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