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A Game To Be Remembered

A Game To Be Remembered

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

A Trip To Be Remembered      On Friday the 18th the El Mo administration offered a unique opportunity to go to the Vanguards away football game all the way in Oxnard. You could purchase a ticket for five dollars to be put on a bus that left El Mo at 3:00, and make the long drive to see El Modena play.   Seeing a...

El Modena Returns to the Semifinals

El Modena Returns to the Semifinals

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

Last Friday, the Vanguards were victorious in Oxnard, defeating the Rio Mesa Spartans 35-21. The win did not come easy, with cold weather and a foreign environment. The Vanguards were also playing without a few key injured players. Wide receiver Frankie Islas was a leading portion of the offensive...

On The Election

On The Election

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016


Filed under Columns, El Mo News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As the election concluded, Trump snatched the winning vote, becoming America's new President Elect.  El Mo's well known, and opinionated teachers, had something to say about this ending result. Benner beginning his statment with "He fairly won." Acknowledging the Democratic Republic system of A...

First Time in Four Years

First Time in Four Years

November 18, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Music, Showcase

  “The first time of four years,” that phrase was being repeated over and over again by members of the El Modena Marching Band and Color Guard. On November 12th, 2016, the El Mo Band and Guard made it to finals in the first time in four years.   On November 12th, El Modena High school hosted the Califor...

El Modena Surges Into Round 2

El Modena Surges Into Round 2

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

November 12, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

El Modena strongly handled Sunny Hills on Thursday night, beating the Lancers 35-13. The Vanguards were facing a one note offense from Sunny Hills, who had one main play known as "Tiller toss". They also possessed an offense designed to kill clock time and keep the ball out of the other team's hands...

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...

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