• September 19Major Earthquake in Mexico

  • August 28Japan Raises Alarm After North Korea Missile Launch

  • August 28Thousands Stranded in Houston With Waters Still Rising; Death Toll Rises to 10

  • May 26Man hijacks Dept. of Corrections van with inmates inside

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Super Icy or Extra Spicy?

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

Filed under Uncategorized

As a new club on campus, Spicy French Club is looking to grow and spread french culture. Avery Miles serves as Vice President alongside VP Maverick cruz, and President Jacob Rodriguez.  After wrapping up a successful club rush in which the spicy-frenchers racked up $170 in crepe sales, Miles is looking to...

Sean Warren Shares His Story

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

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

    FL: If it’s okay, could you possibly elaborate on what exactly happened SW: “So I was on a camping trip with my friends and we were off roading in a, kind of like a dune buggy and we were going on a turn and the dune buggy rolled over and my hand got crushed under the roll b...

Cheer is Ready for the New Year

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017

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

Going into her second year as a cheerleader and first year as a captain, sophomore Kayden Wagner reveals her excitement for the upcoming seasons, her plans for her team, and her thoughts on cheer and being a captain. Frontline: What do you want people to know about the cheer team this year? Ka...

Can You Dig It?

Abigail Capra, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

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

With volleyball season just around the corner, freshman Miranda Fahie is ready to take on the court with the varsity team. Fahie is very smart when it comes to this intense sport, and it will show on the court this volleyball season.   Frontline: How does it feel being a freshman on varsit...

Donnelly Dominates the Field

Donnelly Dominates the Field

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Sophomore Lucas Donnelly began playing football only a year ago but he quickly picked up the sport, as he won MVP and played four positions for the freshmen team.  Watch out for him this upcoming year as Donnelly is competing for starting spots on the varsity squad.   Frontline: What are you involved in...

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 2, 2017

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

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...

Parayao Deciphers Personalities

Parayao Deciphers Personalities

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

February 4, 2017

Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Roaming the halls of El Modena with a striped scarf and signature fedora, junior Kylan Parayao finds interest in discovering the personalities of his fellow students. Specifically the difference between introverts and extroverts, in which this hobby was sparked by his life as an introvert and his observant...

Getting To Know Beaman

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

Filed under Columns, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Some would be surprised to find out Mr. Beaman, the teacher responsible for El Mo’s reputable Ceramic class, AP Art History, as well as the soccer team coach, had no idea what his dream job was until after college.    Beaman muddled around for about a year after graduating college until he decided ...

William Wallace Wows with his Pictures

William Wallace Wows with his Pictures

James Joslyn, photographer

January 19, 2017

Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

Humans of El Modena are all unique. Whether you have a crazy back story, or you have different hobbies than other students, no two students are the same. Junior William Wallace is extremely passionate about photography and is one of the best photographers on campus. William grew up in Orange County and is...

Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer

January 23, 2016

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

All the world is senior Jessica Lentz’s  stage, and she merely a player... Frontline: How long have you been in drama? Lentz: I have been in drama for 2 years. FL: How many plays have you been in? Lentz: So far I have been in 6 plays, and they have all been super fun. FL: What was ...

The Art of Film-Making

The Art of Film-Making

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

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

  The name Michelangelo doesn’t only belong to a famous sculptor, but also an up and coming filmmaker. Sophomore Michelangelo Gutierrez has had an interest in film for the last three years, and recently completed his first short film.   Gutierrez’s interest in film all started when he was...

Corrupted Charity

Corrupted Charity

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

January 9, 2016

Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Junior Allyssa White enjoys spending her afternoons around the Orange Circle. This past time commenced when she first moved within close proximity of the circle in the fifth grade. White appreciates people-watching, spending time with friends, and relishing in the historical (yet modernized) atmosphere the c...

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