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Letter to Seniors

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

May 9, 2020

   The end of the road is finally here. You’ve done your tests, projects, and homework. You’ve made connections with teachers and students alike. Maybe you struggled in a class or two. Nevertheless, you’ve made it, and now you’re on your way to college.      You’ve done a lot this year. Some of...

A New Decade in Pop Music

Billie Eilish

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

Building topping ceremony.

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...

New Upgrades Coming to Campus

El Modena Swimming Pool

Ashley Lewis, Photographer

February 3, 2020

Fred Kelly Stadium Fred Kelly has been in construction since last April and the construction crew are well on their way to completing the new stadium. The new stadium featuring new bleachers, locker rooms, and bathrooms is set to be ready in the next few months. Solar Panels Solar panels are planned to be install...

Winter Formal Interview with Isabella Perez

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...

Winter Formal Court Interview with Jacob Rodriguez

Jacob Rodriguez

Ashley Lewis, Social Media Manager

February 3, 2020

Frontline: “How does it feel to be on the court?” Jacob Rodriguez: “Honestly it had to be a mistake, robotics boy making winter formal court.” FR: “What clubs are you apart of?” JR: “I’m the president of the city robotics team, founder of SHPE, and the founder of Academic Decathlon....

The Surreal Sounds of Hollywood

Grace Oveson, Front Editor

October 18, 2018

   The production of sounds in movies are typically made with different items than what is shown on screen. This process is called foley. Foley is the use of sound effects reproduced by everyday items that are added to film, video, and other media in post-production to enhance audio quality. ...

Conversation with Choir

Conversation with Choir

Hassan Khan, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Mrs. Solis has big ambitions and big plans for this year’s choir

See You on the Flip Side

Brian Fallon of the Gaslight Anthem at the El Rey on 4/6/18.

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

June 7, 2018

"You know, people get married, people get divorced, people die, people don't die, people get all kinds of problems, they lose jobs but still, we keep the records going at night. And, you know, 33 rpm: life's not so bad at that speed." - Brian Fallon

Thank You, Mr. Miles

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018

  Activities Director Mr. Miles has decided the time has come for him to step down at the end of this year. He feels that, “After six years, someone new should come in and breathe new ideas and new life into ASB.”   Mr. Miles’s work as Activities Director began during the second quarter of the 2012...

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...

Sophomore Scores Spotlight

Sophomore Scores Spotlight

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Sophomore Cassie Lewis is a continuous starter as well as an influential player and key asset to the El Modena girls varsity soccer team. Lewis has been playing soccer since age five, as this sport is not uncommon in her family, considering her brother and sister have both played, and her father who sh...

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