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Athlete Feature – Mikayla Reyes

Athlete Feature – Mikayla Reyes

Alyssa Tierney, Copy Editor/ Girls Sports Editor

December 13, 2018

   Senior basketball player Mikayla Reyes has consistently been a stud for El Modena since her freshman year. She sports #21 on the court, saying, “ I was left with few options, however, 21 does hold some significance because I was born in 2001. I just took out the zeros of my birth year.”   Re...

Dance Rules

Dance Rules

Jenny Hamburg, Ads and Distribution Editor/ Photographer

January 23, 2018

   Winter formal is coming up on February 3rd at Fête the Venue in Costa Mesa and there are a few important things students need to remember. When one arrives to the dance, one must show his/her student ID to be admitted. The doors will close 90 minutes after the dance has begun, and no students will...

“A Moment Captured” at the Championships

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

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...

The Youngest Leaders of El Modena

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

    While all other grade levels held ASB elections in the previous school year, the latest additions to El Modena have just finished. As freshmen elections concluded, the tight races lead the freshmen class into much suspense.   Many qualified applicants ran for positions, such as presi...

All You Need is a Door

All You Need is a Door

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

May 31, 2017

To be cliche, people like to say that when one door closes, another door opens. When you do not end up doing what you want to do, what you've been working for or hoping for, there is always another opportunity waiting for you. Five years ago, I fell in love with travel when I went to Europe. Since t...

I Got By With a Little Help From My Friends

I Got By With a Little Help From My Friends

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

May 31, 2017

 I was never big on school dances, Spirit Week celebrations, or assemblies. I loathed waking up early, pulling all nighters for school work, or just the simple task of having to spend 7 to 8 hours of my life every day in a classroom. High school is a strange thing. You love it without knowing you lo...

The Heart of Education

The Heart of Education

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

May 10, 2017

Around the age of five or six, one enters the new world of learning associated with elementary school. They meet a man or woman who has made it their purpose to spread knowledge to every youthful, voracious mind they meet.   They’re taught the alphabet, the glories of sharing, the skill of reading, a...

Results of El Modena’s Wednesday Track Meet

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

April 21, 2017

Yesterday, El Modena’s Track team went against El Dorado for their last meet of the season. The meet ended up in favor of El Dorado with their team winning four of the six team rankings. Each level of the El Modena women’s team lost their events. The varsity team had combined total of 60 points ...

Watch “Stranger Things”

Watch “Stranger Things”

James Joslyn, Photographer

March 16, 2017

If you like mystery, suspense, and a touch of horror, then you must watch Netflix original, Stranger Things created by Matt Duffer, and Ross Duffer. The suspense of Stranger Things sucks you in, once you start the series you won’t be able to stop. If desired, you can knock this show out in a day...

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 10, 2017

   Recently, a majority of teachers approved the implementation of the new four-by-four (4x4) schedule. Many new and returning students as well as parents do not fully understand the ramifications of this change.      Each school day will now consist of four ninety-minute periods rather tha...

Luis Arreguin Heads Back to Track

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

March 9, 2017

With spring sports now in full swing, athletes of all categories are aiming to win big. That’s no different for junior, Luis Arreguin, who’s returning to track for the third year in his high school career. Being in his junior year, Arreguin heads into the spring season with ambitions in hand. &nb...

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 2, 2017

Xavier Williams is a senior who was nominated for the O.C Register's artist of the year by Mrs. Mull. Xavier submitted a segment of the EMTV's series "What in the world is going on with...".  Xavier is an extremely dedicated student to the art of film; he is a huge part of the EMTV program taking p...

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