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Finals are Upon us

Finals are Upon us

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Columns, El Mo News, Showcase

    Don’t procrastinate. Procrastination can break your grade, especially if you leave five study guides unfinished until the night before. You’ll end up pulling an all-nighter, or not doing them at all.   Make sure you get a full night’s rest. While cramming may seem tempting...

Different: Good or Bad?

Meranthy Meza
January 20, 2017
Filed under El Mo News

In the months leading up to this historic election, we all experienced the heated passion of politics by the people around us that spurted violent protests and hateful acts across the nation. At the end of that long and bitter road, the country has arrived at it’s final destination. Donald Trump is...

Vanguard Percussion Ensemble

Vanguard Percussion Ensemble

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Music, Showcase

Vanguards are high school students who attend El Modena High School.   Percussion is defined by Google as, “musical instruments played by striking with the hand or with a handheld or pedal-operated stick or beater, or by shaking, including drums, cymbals, xylophones, gongs, bells, and rattles.”  ...

A Return To Shelby

A Return To Shelby

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer
December 11, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Uncategorized

Before the election, Frontline had the chance to sit down with Mrs. Shelby who shared her views about the possible election of Donald Trump. After the election, we interviewed her again where she had the opportunity to clarify her views that were taken out of context in our previous publication. ...

From Calculus to Choreography

From Calculus to Choreography

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
December 10, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

For weeks the El Modena campus was covered in a plethora of everything from flyers to pins to advertise the fifth annual Dancing with the Teachers, with the suspenseful tagline of, “Who will win?” We can now proclaim that calculus teacher Ms. Lissner alongside Megan Formanowicz and Sophia Pracil...

Top Moments of El Modena 2016

Top Moments of El Modena 2016

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Measure S passed and will help improve the school's facilities. Marching band made it to the finals in the California State Band Championship for the first time in four years. Football won league champs and made it up to the CIF semi-finals. Each grade created and painted a mural that r...

The Season Comes to An End

The Season Comes to An End

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
November 27, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

Friday night marks the third consecutive year El Modena has fallen in the CIF Semifinals, this time losing to Yorba Linda 28-21. The game was looked upon as the two best teams in Division 8, each playing for a spot in the CIF Championship game. Even though the Vanguards had previously defeated Yorba...

A Game To Be Remembered

A Game To Be Remembered

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
November 19, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

A Trip To Be Remembered      On Friday the 18th the El Mo administration offered a unique opportunity to go to the Vanguards away football game all the way in Oxnard. You could purchase a ticket for five dollars to be put on a bus that left El Mo at 3:00, and make the long drive to see El Modena play.   Seeing a...

El Modena Returns to the Semifinals

El Modena Returns to the Semifinals

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
November 19, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

Last Friday, the Vanguards were victorious in Oxnard, defeating the Rio Mesa Spartans 35-21. The win did not come easy, with cold weather and a foreign environment. The Vanguards were also playing without a few key injured players. Wide receiver Frankie Islas was a leading portion of the offensive...

On The Election

On The Election

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer
November 19, 2016
Filed under Columns, El Mo News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As the election concluded, Trump snatched the winning vote, becoming America's new President Elect.  El Mo's well known, and opinionated teachers, had something to say about this ending result. Benner beginning his statment with "He fairly won." Acknowledging the Democratic Republic system of A...

First Time in Four Years

First Time in Four Years

November 18, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Music, Showcase

  “The first time of four years,” that phrase was being repeated over and over again by members of the El Modena Marching Band and Color Guard. On November 12th, 2016, the El Mo Band and Guard made it to finals in the first time in four years.   On November 12th, El Modena High school hosted the Califor...

El Modena Surges Into Round 2

El Modena Surges Into Round 2

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
November 12, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

El Modena strongly handled Sunny Hills on Thursday night, beating the Lancers 35-13. The Vanguards were facing a one note offense from Sunny Hills, who had one main play known as "Tiller toss". They also possessed an offense designed to kill clock time and keep the ball out of the other team's hands...

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