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Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018

   Thirty years ago, girlfriend Ruth Viramontes and boyfriend Rene Gutierrez graduated as track and cross country athletes from El Modena’s class of 1988.       The high school sweethearts married and had their first son, Sam Gutierrez, a football and baseball graduate from El Mo’s class o...

Mark Lester: El Modena Alum

Lester laughing on set with actors for commercial.

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

October 18, 2016

  Mark Lester graduated from El Modena in 2007. Since then, Lester has graduated from UCLA and been busy making it big in LA. He has made many short films, commercials, and even started his own production company with his friends.   Mark Lester has not forgotten much about his time at El Mo. Howe...

Milo Ventimiglia: Famous El Mo Alumni

1995 pic of milo

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer

October 18, 2016

   Milo Ventimiglia, an El Modena alumni has become a very successful actor who can be seen on the current show “This is Us” on NBC.   Milo graduated from El Modena in the year 1995. During his time at El Mo, Ventimiglia was a CIF champion in wrestling, acted in drama productions, and held office...

Alumni Spotlight: Malcolm Bowie

THE CLOCKWORK ORANGES: A 2012 Team photo. Malcolm Bowie (far right)

Fatima Shamsi and Francesca Sarmiento

March 28, 2016

Frontline got the chance to catch up with Malcolm Bowie, a former student of El Modena High School who is still involved in the OUSD Robotics Team, The Clockwork Oranges. Bowie was a part of the 2012 Robotics Club which became Team 4322. He continues to act as a mentor for the team and helps out when...

Mrs. Lamb: On the Road to Retirement

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

April 15, 2015

As for her post-retirement plans, Mrs. Lamb hopes to spend time improving her home, taking European cruises with her husband, and working on her golf game. Without a doubt, Mrs. Lamb’s service, dedication, and kindness will truly have a lasting impact on this campus.

“Frohe Weihnachten” from Deutschland

A view of the Hoeborn family's Christmas tree with a burning candle ornament

Matt Casillas, El Mo News Editor

December 17, 2014

Germany is the country that the tradition of decorating a Christmas tree originates from. It is still common in some regions for families to chop down their own trees. However, one striking difference between here and there is that they use burning candles as ornaments. Additionally, each German town...

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