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A Letter To Seniors…

A Letter To Seniors...

Mia Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

May 6, 2020

Dear Seniors,    We all know the sadness and anger that sparks when we hear the words “unprecedented times,” and it does seem unfair that this happened to us. The year 2020 was supposed to be a new era for us. We had hoped to leave behind the previous decade and reinvent ourselves in the m...

Avery Miles Keeps Her Smile

Avery Miles Keeps Her Smile

Abby Capra, Style Editor

March 30, 2020

Senior Avery Miles serves many roles on the El Modena campus. Miles is ASB President and Co-Captain of Vanguard Dance Company. As Miles senior year slowly comes to a close, Miles shares some valuable advice to underclassmen.  Frontline: You are currently on VDC at school. How long have you dance...

The Marvelous Millie Montoya

The Marvelous Millie Montoya

Mia Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

March 28, 2020

Vanguard Alumna, Millie Montoya,  from the graduating class of 2018, is planning to transfer from Santiago Canyon College with four Associates degrees to a four year university this fall. Frontline: What motivates you to do well in school? Mille Montoya: “What motivates me to do well in schoo...

Keeping the Spirit Alive During Social Distancing

Keeping the Spirit Alive During Social Distancing

Scarlett Adams, Copy Editor

March 26, 2020

Teacher and Activities Director, Mrs. Rivera, lends some insight to coping with our current situation This past week has been a time of confusion for all Vanguards. Despite all of the uncertainties, one thing is for certain: the unwavering spirit of El Modena. Mrs. Rivera, Activities Director, sha...

Commissioner of Creativity At El Modena

Isabella Perez

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

March 25, 2020

Frontline: “What’s your position in ASB?” Isabella Perez: “I’m Visual and Performing Arts, or VAPA, Commissioner.” FL: “What does that position entail?” IP: “When I interviewed for the position I asked what the different teachers of the department would like to see from me and they s...

Annaliese Ryan: El Mo’s Water Polo Standout

Annaliese Ryan: El Mo’s Water Polo Standout

Abby Capra, Style Editor

March 12, 2020

Playing water polo since she started as a freshman in 2017, Junior Annaliese Ryan plays like an experienced veteran. Ryan has helped the team get to CIF Semi-Finals this year and go 2-1 in the North Hills league, and have an overall record of 19-5. Ryan plays set which is one of the main shooters, ...

Alexandria, an Actress and an Inspiration

Alex strikes a pose

Scarlett Adams, Copy Editor

March 12, 2020

Alexandria Mangrich, senior at El Modena High School, is closing in on her high school career as the second semester slowly begins to wind down. Yet Alex has been keeping busy with her involvement in the drama department on campus and in the social scene here at El Modena. Being a very outspoken and ...

Lucas Donnelly: Stud of the Month

Abby Capra, Style Editor

January 28, 2020

Senior Lucas Donnelly has been a major asset to the boys varsity soccer team here at El Modena for the past four years. He has been a varsity starter since his freshman year. Donnelly has played soccer for 15 years now, and his experiences shows on the field. Averaging 1.5 goals per game, Donnelly leads ...

Harry’s Got All the Styles

Harry Styles: Live on Tour, Milan

Abby Capra, Style Editor

January 28, 2020

25 year old singer Harry Styles has evolved from a popular member of the boy band, One Direction, to a solo icon taking the world by storm. Styles not only goes out of the box when it comes to his music, but also style as well. Styles was made the face of Gucci in 2018, and has modeled for many of...

Lemon Drops, Bubblegum, and Summer Salt

Abby Capra, Fringe Editor

April 10, 2019

The Austin-native duo, Summer Salt, composed of singer Matt Terry and drummer Eugene Chung, recently made their way around the United States touring their first album, titled “Happy Camper.”   The duo released their first album titled “Happy Camper” featuring 12 songs in 2018, as well as singl...

Line Up For Emily’s Really Good Art

Line Up For Emily’s Really Good Art

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018

   Alongside the bands Double Dragg, Chump Change, The Brix, Sidewalk Chumps, and a faculty band set to perform at El Mo Jam on May 18, artists including junior, Emily Garcia are vending their crafts.   Garcia, although not certain of pricing, will sell inexpensive printed copies of her linework ill...

Unnecessary Hypermasculinity in Necessary Actions

Unnecessary Hypermasculinity in Necessary Actions

Victoria Tran, Media Editor

February 2, 2018

 Skin is the largest organ of the human body, averaging twenty-one square feet per adult person. Skin types vary from fine, dry, oily, combination, sensitive, and mature. While different and diverse, all skin has a simple commonality; it must be cleaned.   The majority of people today desire to ach...

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