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Abby’s Declassified School Survival Guide

Abby Capra, Style Editor

June 17, 2020

To say that high school was crazy would be a complete understatement. I can’t believe that I am already a senior, and it’s my turn to write my final article for El Modena Frontline. High school was not was I expected, but I could not have wanted it any other way. I never would have thought my fr...

The Truth on Facemasks

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

   Several countries are making the face mask common practice. However, here in the U.S., the recommendation is inconsistent. Several government agents say the mask is voluntary and doesn’t provide the protection most expect, however, the CDC recommends a cloth mask in public, especially when soci...

Reflection and Recollection: The Hopeful Remedies to an Unconventional Graduation

Reflection and Recollection: The Hopeful Remedies to an Unconventional Graduation

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

The recent news that California schools will remain closed through the rest of the year due to the novel coronavirus has truly impacted the lives of the El Modena senior class of 2020. With the disappointing realization that the traditional graduation at Fred Kelly stadium will not take place at the end ...

An Update on What’s Happening and What Has Happened

A copy of the new remote learning schedule for all Vanguard students

Scarlett Adams, Copy Editor

April 19, 2020

So what’s really going on? A recap of all the current updates on school closures and plans for the year On April 1st, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that schools are to remain closed until the end of the academic school year, yet that is no where near answering all of the questions that people ma...

The Kindness Shining Through During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Abby Capra, Style Editor

April 18, 2020

With the pandemic the world is facing today, it is everyone's duty to help one another. Whether it is staying home and social distancing, or even donating money, everyone should be making contributions to slow the spread of this virus. These celebrities have made significant donations to support those stru...

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...

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...

Farewell Mrs. Kim

Morgan Hill and Daphne Marsters

February 3, 2020

     As winter break came to a close, students returned to school to find out that one of their beloved teachers had accepted a new position at Villa Park. Mrs. Kim had worked at El Modena for five and a half years teaching English, Creative Writing, AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination), ...

New Upgrades Coming to Campus

El Modena Swimming Pool

Ashley Lewis, Photographer

February 3, 2020

Fred Kelly Stadium Fred Kelly has been in construction since last April and the construction crew are well on their way to completing the new stadium. The new stadium featuring new bleachers, locker rooms, and bathrooms is set to be ready in the next few months. Solar Panels Solar panels are planned to be install...

Academic Showcase

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

  While most schools host an open house in which the students’ work has the spotlight, El Mo offers an academic showcase, with the programs as the highlight. Teachers use their time to advertise their classes and give parents information on their programs.    In the cafeteria, there was a presenta...

Anti-bullying Month

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

   Schools nationwide raise awareness for bullying every month of October, and El Modena is no exception. From October 7 to October 11, students are unified by participating in activities such as color-code dress days, writing positive messages on the sidewalk, and attending the feeder school foo...

New Kids on the Block

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

   With each school year comes new and interesting clubs that add to the wide range of El Modena’s student community. Some of Elmo’s newest members are worth consideration.    Wizards of the Coast is a club dedicated to magical games like “Magic: The Gathering” and “Dungeons and D...

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