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Commissioner of Creativity At El Modena

Commissioner of Creativity At El Modena

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

March 25, 2020

Frontline: “What’s your position in ASB?” Isabella Perez: “I’m Visual and Performing Arts, or VAPA, Commissioner.” FL: “What does that position entail?” IP: “When I interviewed for the position I asked what the different teachers of the department would like to see from me and they s...

A New Decade in Pop Music

A New Decade in Pop Music

Ashley Lewis, Social Media Manager

February 3, 2020

Pop music in the 21st century has been all over the place. The first decade and the beginning of the 2010’s pop music scene were heavily dominated by teen-pop. The sound of artists like Britney Spears, Katy Perry, and Kesha could be heard cycling through the top 40 radio stations constantly. A few year...

New Year, New Building

New Year, New Building

Ashley Lewis, Photographer

February 3, 2020

   Back in April of 2019, construction workers broke ground to make way for a new science building on campus. The building is being funded by Measure S, a $288 million dollar bond that was passed in 2016 by the residents of Orange. The Measure S bond is being used to fund four new science buildings...

Winter Formal Interview with Isabella Perez

Winter Formal Interview with Isabella Perez

Ashley Lewis, Social Media Manager

February 3, 2020

Frontline: “How does it feel to be on the court?” Isabella Perez: “To me, it feels like a great honor to be nominated for the court and I never expected it! It’s a very exciting time and I’m happy for all my fellow nominees.” FR: “What clubs are you apart of?” IP: “I’m a pa...

Rolling Stone Interview – Alan Mai

Rolling Stone Interview – Alan Mai

Melissa Tea, Online Manager/Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Alan Mai - Sophomore - Esports Club President Frontline: What goals do you have for this school year? Alan Mai: For this school year I am looking especially towards bettering myself where I can and being able to maintain the standards that I’ve set for myself the year before. Not only do I want to kee...

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...

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