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All You Need is a Door

All You Need is a Door

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

To be cliche, people like to say that when one door closes, another door opens. When you do not end up doing what you want to do, what you've been working for or hoping for, there is always another opportunity waiting for you. Five years ago, I fell in love with travel when I went to Europe. Since t...

Dear Mrs. Jansen and Mrs. Werner

Dear Mrs. Jansen and Mrs. Werner

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
May 26, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Mrs. Jansen began teaching at El Modena in 1998, and over a span of nineteen years has graced the Language Department by teaching multiple languages: German 1/2/3/4/AP, Spanish 1, English 9, and Beginning English and Reading. Intermingled with her role as a teacher, Mrs. Jansen also acts as an Academ...

The Heart of Education

The Heart of Education

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, Showcase, Uncategorized

Around the age of five or six, one enters the new world of learning associated with elementary school. They meet a man or woman who has made it their purpose to spread knowledge to every youthful, voracious mind they meet.   They’re taught the alphabet, the glories of sharing, the skill of reading, a...

El Modena Dance Showcase

El Modena Dance Showcase

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

The aroma of hairspray, blinding lights, and twirling costumes can only mean one thing—the El Modena Dance Showcase is just around the corner. The yearly event showcases dance routines performed throughout the 2016-2017 school year at assemblies and competitions, and features projects on the art of...

NHS Board Positions

NHS Board Positions

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

   Receiving the ability to participate in NHS through community service, leadership, and a minimum 3.5 grade average showcases the top achieving students within El Modena. Students like junior Julianna Janes who wanted to not only help the community, but help her peers succeed in NHS became the C...

Peaking at the right moment

Peaking at the right moment

Bobby Almand, Staff writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The El Modena golf Season is winding down to a close, and in just two short weeks, the 2017 season will come to end. It's been a season of ups and down for the Vanguards, but lately, there have been some bright spots, and one of those bright spots was first year junior David Segovia getting a battlefield...

Vanguards Visit the Other River

Vanguards Visit the Other River

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday April 12th, the El Modena golf team visited Green River Golf Club, just off the 91 freeway to face off against bitter rival Villa Park`. As soon as the Vanguards arrived, it was evident that this would be more than just an ordinary match. Howling winds, notoriously inconsistent greens, an...

Social Distortion at Fox Theatre Pomona

Social Distortion at Fox Theatre Pomona

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Music, Showcase

   Social Distortion is a folk punk band formed by Mike “Sick Boy” Ness in Fullerton, California in 1978. The band along with the Adolescents and Agent Orange shaped the punk scene in Orange County during the late 1970s into the mid 1990s, while influencing bands in the paralleling Los Angeles...

Tennis Is Serving Heat So Far

Tennis Is Serving Heat So Far

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys Tennis team is off to a hot start this year. With major wins against Esperanza and Brea, Junior Jason Bae said that, “The team has done spectacular throughout the preseason and season so far”. Even on a personal level, Bae is pleased with his performance, stating, “I’ve been playing the...

Torok and Buster Travel to Assist the Needy

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Focus

  Junior Olivia Torok and senior Isabel Buster are just two prime examples of El Modena’s youth that have gone out of the country to help those less fortunate than themselves.     In the summer of 2016, Torok left California to help kids in Albania for two weeks. Frontline: Where did you go and wha...

Boys Golf Finishes Away streak at Black Gold

Boys Golf Finishes Away streak at Black Gold

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After Thursday, El Modena's men's Golf team will end it's grueling four game away tour. The games were played over two weeks, at arguably the four most challenging course they play. In the week prior to the 23rd, the team played three out of four days, at Tustin Ranch, Anaheim Hills, and Yorba Linda...

Why Join Journalism?

Why Join Journalism?

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Journalism is a daily class responsible for composing El Modena’s monthly newspaper and student news website Frontline. This team of sophomores, juniors, and seniors thrives off of the community and creativity of El Mo to bring update to date and insightful news to the students’ and faculty’s attent...

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