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Día De Los Muertos Visits El Mo

Día De Los Muertos Visits El Mo

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
November 12, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Señorita Valdiviezo recreated the festivities of a traditional Día De Los Muertos celebration at El Modena during the week of October 31st through November 4th by utilizing the Foreign Language and Art Departments’ knowledge of Mexican culture and artistic abilities. The campus was lively with a...

Vangurds Kick Off the Post Season Right

Vangurds Kick Off the Post Season Right

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

   Tonight, the El Modena Vanguards faced off against the Sunny Hills Lancers in round one of the CIF playoffs.   With a record of 6-4 the Lancers were unknown waters for the Vanguards. Sunny Hills tends to wear down their opponents with a lot of possession time and keep the opposing offence off th...

A New Day

Meranthy Meza
November 10, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature

In the final month leading up to it, many emphasized the importance of this election and how absolutely historic it would be; they weren’t kidding. The morning after the decision was announced and I went to bid my Dad a good morning, the first thing he said to me was, “Trump’s your new president.”...

Measure S Passed

Measure S Passed

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

After a very well-fought campaign filled with lawn signs, precinct walks, and phone banking, on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, it was made official that Measure S was passed with a whopping 60.8% of voters in favor of it. Measure S is a bond measure allowing all of the Orange Unified School District...

El Modena Powers Into CIF

El Modena Powers Into CIF

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

El Modena won another league championship for the second year in a row, beating Brea Olinda 37-24. The Vanguards made up for last years loss, and held a commanding lead throughout the game. The offense stayed balanced, and the defense shut down Brea Olinda for most of the game. The game, unlike last...

The Last Leaf Falls.

Meranthy Meza
November 4, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Music

Today marked the last day of the week long celebration of Dia de Los Muertos here at El Mo. The entire week was full of life (yes I went there) as the students came dressed in festive and classical Mexican attire and faces painted like skulls. While the entire week had something new to offer, today ...

El Modena Improves to 8-1

El Modena Improves to 8-1

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
October 29, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

El Modena improved to 8-1 on the season Thursday night,  shutting out Esperanza 45-0. The Vanguards were firing on all cylinders, with great offensive, defensive and special teams play. By halftime, El Mo had a 24-0 shutout behind a solid offensive run game with Dillon Keefe and Andrew Carvajal leading...

A New World

A New World

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

Sid Meier's Civilization has returned with Civilization VI. The video game's sixth main title in the Civilization series was released on October 21 and featured many classical characters the previous games have seen as well as introduced new government and diplomatic systems to have more control over...

Vanguards Look To Be (almost) Perfect

Vanguards Look To Be (almost) Perfect

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

   As of tonight the Vanguards of El Modena are 8-1. A win next week would equate to almost a perfect season, and the best record for El Mo in what feels like forever.   But how did the team get here? They started the season a promising 3-0 in games that weren't runaways, but big enough to bui...

This Week at El Modena

This Week at El Modena

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager
October 26, 2016
Filed under El Mo News

Like most schools across the nation, this week is Red Ribbon week. To promote a drug free lifestyle, each day of the week has a clothing theme to promote school spirit and unity behind living a drug free lifestyle. Monday was mismatch, Tuesday was red white and blue, Wednesday was pajamas, Thursday is...

El Modena Opens League With Victory

El Modena Opens League With Victory

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
October 22, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

El Modena continued their dominant season on Thursday night, opening up League with a 34-20 victory against El Dorado. The Vanguards were picked to beat the Golden Hawks, and did so with an overpowering run game. Dillon Keefe rushed for almost 270 yards, behind a tough offensive line. The first half...

Homecoming Queen, Abi Perez

Homecoming Queen, Abi Perez

Abby Sheppard, Advertising Manager
October 21, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

FRONTLINE: What was your first reaction when you found out you were nominated as queen? ABIGAIL (ABI) PEREZ: Wow who voted for me? FL: With this year being the 50th anniversary homecoming, what does it mean to you that you won queen? AP: It means a lot because it's a special event in my life and be...

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