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A Day in the Life: Mathew Rock

A Day in the Life: Mathew Rock

Raymond Pelayo, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

The alarm clock tolls and senior Mathew Rock ascends from sleep, ready to combat the day ahead of him as he prepares for school. This morning, Rock has the opportunity to drive himself to school. As the bell rings he makes his way to first period: Theater Arts. Upon entering the classroom, Rock i...

ASB Lights Up the Stage

Maria Vital, Misc. Editor

January 11, 2014


Filed under Columns, El Mo News, Feature, Showcase

The Winter Sports assembly was filled with many performances by all the varsity winter sports which include boy's and girl's basketball and soccer, girl's water polo, wrestling, cheer, and the dance team. While these performances were beyond great, the assembly ended on a high note with ASB's performance. All...

El Modena Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Brea Olinda

El Modena Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Brea Olinda

Shayla Chavez, Staff Writer

January 9, 2014


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

Last night’s Girls Varsity Basketball game against Brea Olinda was an unfortunate loss for the Vanguards, with a final score of 52-70. The Lady Vanguards started off strong, in the lead 6-0. Number 3, post player, Mikayla White, led the team, playing remarkable offense. The Wildcats soon caught...

Boys X-Country Finishes Magical Run To State

Joe Almand, Sports Editor

December 5, 2013


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

This year, the El Modena Boy’s Cross Country team finished third place in the Century League.  The Vanguards also finished fifth in their division at the CIF California Cross Country Championships in Fresno last weekend.   El Modena finished fifth…in the state. In one of the most impressive ...

EMTV: The Next Generation ep.2

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Angel Vasquez, El Mo News Editor

November 21, 2013


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Tony and The Invisible Children

Tony and The Invisible Children

Celia Janes, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013


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On Tuesday, November 19, The Invisible Children made several presentations about their program to El Modena students.  The program focuses on trying to bring Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army, made up of kidnapped child soldiers, out of central Africa. To make their point, The Invisible...

The Lawyers Take the Stage

The Lawyers Take the Stage

Celia Janes, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


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For the first time in six years, El Modena has sent a mock trial team to competition. On Tuesday, November 12, El Mo’s Defense Team One competed at the Santa Ana Courthouse. The team competed against Pacific Coast High School’s prosecution team.   Senior Wesley Huang portrayed Rae Concha, a high...

Counselor Cavillo At Your Service

Shayla Chavez, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


Filed under El Mo News

“Be okay with bumps in the roads. Be okay with change - life throws curveballs.” Such wisdom from El Modena’s newest counselor, Mrs. Calvillo, who graduated from Azusa Pacific College in July, is the perfect supplement for every student. Already, Mrs. Calvillo has worked for three different districts,...

Someday My Prince… Or Princess Will Come

Someday My Prince… Or Princess Will Come

Lauren Kliewer, Op/Ed Editor

November 12, 2013


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The Mr. and Ms. Vanguard Pageant took place last week on November 8, 2013. The event was held by El Mo’s wrestling team and their stat girls. The behind-the-scenes preparation leading up to the event consisted of much work to be done. They had to find contestants, a MC, get posters hung for publicity,...

El Mo’s “Radical” New Surf Club

El Mo’s “Radical” New Surf Club

Emily Olmos, Feature Editor

November 5, 2013


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A “radical” new club has start just this school year, El Modena’s Surf Club. Surf Club was founded by the Suter brothers. Justin Suter (12) and Jordan Suter (11) thought it would be a great idea to start the club because they figured they are probably not the only two people at El Mo who surf. The...

Winter Sports Preview

Winter Sports Preview

Noah Zedek, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

girl's soccer: Frontline: Who are you looking forward to playing most this year? Cheyenne D’ Aquila: Villa Park Fl: What did the team do in the offseason in preparation for this season? CA: We worked on conditioning, ball control, and tactical skills. Fl: How long have you been playing...

Stud of the Month – Parker Lindsey

Stud of the Month – Parker Lindsey

Samantha Stenson, Fringe Editor

October 28, 2013


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You may have seen admirable senior, Parker Lindsey, walking around El Modena’s campus in his gallant Army uniform and wondered “Hmm… I wonder what I can do to catch his eye.” If you love smart, persistent men then Lindsey may just be the solider for you. He’s currently a private first...

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