The Future of El ModenaThe architects behind the vision of the 21st Century El Modena High School have created a video of this vision. Click HERE to check it out.
Corey Schuld, OC Coach of the YearCongratulations to El Modena Head Wrestling Coach, Corey Schuld, for being nominated Orange County Coach of the Year by The Orange County Register. Check out the article honoring Coach Schuld HERE.
CIF Wrestling CHAMPSCongratulations to Head Coach Corey Schuld and Coach Kingman and the entire varsity wrestling program as they were crowned CIF champions of the Coastal Division. For more information, check out the wrestling team's website HERE.
Speech and Debate SuccessAt the recent National Qualifier Tournament, the El Modena Speech Team qualified three students to Nationals, in Kansas, in June! Matt Rock (senior) and Sabina Tsai (sophomore) qualified together in Duo Interpretation and Amanda Remy (freshman) qualified in Humorous Interpretation. Please join us in congratulating these amazing students and wishing them well at the next level of competition.
Robotics Club CompetitionCongratulations to the El Modena Robotics Team, The Clockwork Oranges, and students Madison Anderson, Alice Bowie, Tony Kaminski, David Mendoza, Tavis McGary, Andrew Nava and David Tue for the fantastic job they did at the Las Vegas Regional First Robotics Competition. The team managed to design, prototype, build, program and test drive a 120 pound, fast moving, beach ball catapulting robot in only 6 weeks. They are mentored by 3 top engineers: Mark Bowie, Mark McGary and Bill Gaines, along with Team Mom, Sara Bowie. Although the team was eliminated in the second round of the semi finals, the Clockwork Oranges still did a great job. Check out what their robot can do HERE and HERE.
Dance Team WinsCongratulations to dance teacher, Seonag Bauer, the El Modena Dance Team, and Underground Elements for their wins at this season's first dance competition. The team wins were:
Jazz category -- 1st place
High-Kick category -- 1st place
Small group hip-hop category -- 3rd place
Underground Elements took 1st place in both of their categories and have been invited by a dance crew agent to perform at an event in May. The Dance Team also received an "Outstanding Sportsmanship Award" at the competition. The Dance Team has another competition coming up the end of April. Good luck to all the dancers!
Dancing with the TeachersIn February, El Modena hosted its second annual Dancing with the Teachers competition. Since October, students have been teaching their teachers dance moves for this event.This year's winner was choir teacher, Tracy Solis, whose Irish dancing wowed the audience. For more details, check out the Orange County Register article HERE.
Incoming Honors StudentsParents and students interested in learning more about Honors, AP, Digital Learning and AVID programs at El Modena High School should click HERE for more information.
Yearbook InformationThe 2013-14 El Modena Yearbooks are available for $130 and can be purchased in room 402 with cash, check, or credit card. Order your yearbook now!
April 18Spring Sports Assembly
April 22-24STAR Testing
April 23School Site Council Meeting
April 24Student of the Month
April 28-May 2International Week
May 2International Week Assembly
May 2MECHA Dance
May 12-16ASB Elections Campaign
May 13-14CAHSEE Testing
May 16ASB Election Assembly/Voting
May 5-15AP Testing
May 20-23Class Elections Campaigns
May 23Class Elections Assembly/Voting
May 23Senior Information Assembly
May 20-22ASB Appointment Interviews
May 28Blood Drive (RED CROSS)
May 28School Site Council Meeting
June 4Senior Cap & Gown Panoramic Photo
June 5-6Senior Final Exams
June 9Senior Honors Day @ Magic Mountain
June 10Senior Brunch
June 11-12End of Spring Semester-Min Days