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Hero in the Classroom

Congratulations to El Modena High School teacher, Danny Loya, named a classroom hero by The Orange County Register. Check out the article about this OUTSTANDING teacher HERE.

The Future of El Modena

The 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 Year

Congratulations 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 CHAMPS

Congratulations 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 Success

At 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 Competition

Congratulations 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 Wins

Congratulations 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 Teachers

In 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 Students

Parents 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 Information

The 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!


View Calendar

April 22-24

STAR Testing

April 22-25


April 23

School Site Council Meeting

April 24

Student of the Month

April 28-May 2

International Week

May 2

International Week Assembly

May 2


May 10


May 12-16

ASB Elections Campaign

May 13-14

CAHSEE Testing

May 16

ASB Election Assembly/Voting

May 5-15

AP Testing

May 20-23

Class Elections Campaigns

May 23

Class Elections Assembly/Voting

May 23

Senior Information Assembly

May 20-22

ASB Appointment Interviews

May 28

Blood Drive (RED CROSS)

May 28

School Site Council Meeting

June 4

Senior Cap & Gown Panoramic Photo

June 5-6

Senior Final Exams

June 8


June 9

Senior Honors Day @ Magic Mountain

June 10

Senior Brunch

June 11-12

End of Spring Semester-Min Days

June 12