• September 19Major Earthquake in Mexico

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A New World

A New World

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

Sid Meier's Civilization has returned with Civilization VI. The video game's sixth main title in the Civilization series was released on October 21 and featured many classical characters the previous games have seen as well as introduced new government and diplomatic systems to have more control over...

Vanguards Look To Be (almost) Perfect

Vanguards Look To Be (almost) Perfect

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

   As of tonight the Vanguards of El Modena are 8-1. A win next week would equate to almost a perfect season, and the best record for El Mo in what feels like forever.   But how did the team get here? They started the season a promising 3-0 in games that weren't runaways, but big enough to bui...

This Week at El Modena

This Week at El Modena

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

October 26, 2016


Filed under El Mo News

Like most schools across the nation, this week is Red Ribbon week. To promote a drug free lifestyle, each day of the week has a clothing theme to promote school spirit and unity behind living a drug free lifestyle. Monday was mismatch, Tuesday was red white and blue, Wednesday was pajamas, Thursday is...

El Modena Opens League With Victory

El Modena Opens League With Victory

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

El Modena continued their dominant season on Thursday night, opening up League with a 34-20 victory against El Dorado. The Vanguards were picked to beat the Golden Hawks, and did so with an overpowering run game. Dillon Keefe rushed for almost 270 yards, behind a tough offensive line. The first half...

Homecoming Queen, Abi Perez

Homecoming Queen, Abi Perez

Abby Sheppard, Advertising Manager

October 21, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

FRONTLINE: What was your first reaction when you found out you were nominated as queen? ABIGAIL (ABI) PEREZ: Wow who voted for me? FL: With this year being the 50th anniversary homecoming, what does it mean to you that you won queen? AP: It means a lot because it's a special event in my life and be...

El Mo Honored at 25th Annual Choral Festival

El Mo Honored at 25th Annual Choral Festival

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Music, Showcase

  On Saturday, October 1st, 2016, four senior members of El Modena Vocal Music, Abigail Burnett, Sydney Metoyer, Cade Scanlon and Keomalu Wilson were selected by Mrs. Solis to be honored at Cal State Fullerton’s 25th Annual Fall Choral Festival.   The students were accompanied by many othe...

Mark Lester: El Modena Alum

Mark Lester: El Modena Alum

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

  Mark Lester graduated from El Modena in 2007. Since then, Lester has graduated from UCLA and been busy making it big in LA. He has made many short films, commercials, and even started his own production company with his friends.   Mark Lester has not forgotten much about his time at El Mo. Howe...

Milo Ventimiglia: Famous El Mo Alumni

Milo Ventimiglia: Famous El Mo Alumni

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer

October 18, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

   Milo Ventimiglia, an El Modena alumni has become a very successful actor who can be seen on the current show “This is Us” on NBC.   Milo graduated from El Modena in the year 1995. During his time at El Mo, Ventimiglia was a CIF champion in wrestling, acted in drama productions, and held office...

El Modena Powers Past Foothill

El Modena Powers Past Foothill

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

El Modena surged past Foothill for the first time since 2009, and built momentum for the upcoming North Hills League with a 28-9 victory. The Vanguards held the Knights to 3 field-goals throughout the game, and used a complimentary blend of power running and passing to pummel down the Foothill defense....

The Nature Center Comes Alive with Death and Life

Meranthy Meza

October 14, 2016


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

Today El Modena held their very first Art Festival in the Nature Center. The event began at three-thirty and lasted until six-thirty. Several classes visited the event during their respective periods, and each saw something completely unique. Imagine walking into the beautiful, isolated nature center,...

This Week at El Modena

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

October 13, 2016


Filed under El Mo News

This week, the main event is the upcoming fall festival that is being put on by our Arts department. This festival is Friday October 14th, in the Nature Center, from 3:00 to 6:30. There will be performances by Dance, Choir, Art, and Drama. There is no admission fee, but donations to support the Arts w...

EMTV’s Second Movie Night: Preview

EMTV’s Second Movie Night: Preview

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

The Vanguard Media department is hosting their second movie night of this year on Saturday, October 15th at 6:30 P.M. They are showing the 1988 film "Beetlejuice" starring Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones, Catherine O'Hara, Winona Ryder and Michael Keaton. The film was directed by Tim Burton;...

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