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The Man in the Cart

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

   Most people know him simply as Mua. He is a security guard at El Mo, but there's more than meets the eye. He's a genuine guy with a big heart who can't possibly imagine doing anything other than the job he loves, surrounded by the people that he loves, but like with everyone, Mua has a back sto...

The Vanguards Stay Perfect

The Vanguards Stay Perfect

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

Apparently, the theme of nail-biting finishes for El Modena will remain constant throughout the season. The Vanguards went into Friday's game the underdog once again. Fullerton was undefeated, having beaten Bellflower and Laguna Hills in previous weeks. El Mo was without a loss as well, with wins...

It’s A Major Deal: Drum Majors

It’s A Major Deal: Drum Majors

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Editor

September 16, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Frontline: What are your responsibilities as drum major? Mayra Barojas: Taking the band through warm-up exercises. Keeping up the tempo during performances so  everyone is on time.Overall, making sure everyone is listening to what Mr. G says and having a good time. Matthew Ayala: Well, my job ...

Change around the Campus

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

September 15, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Focus

Coming back to school this year a few notable changes were scattered throughout the campus, one of the changes being the redesign of the library.   Before the library had undergone the renovation the rear of the library served as a place for students to study or sit and eat lunch with friends. ...

A Real Insight on Rowdy Rooters

A Real Insight on Rowdy Rooters

Presley Lozano, Editor in Cheif

September 15, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

The student section of El Modena has long been named "Rowdy Rooters," and have devoted themselves to attending most every game with full-blown attire and liveliness. Perhaps other schools have attempted to adopt this title as their own like Sonora's Rowdy Raiders, or Villa Park's Blue Crew, but El Mo...

Running Through The Hills With Coach Hicks

Running Through The Hills With Coach Hicks

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

September 14, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

The cross Country team has a new Co head coach this year and he is sure to make a huge impact on his team. This year the team is looking at two head coaches, coach Imfeld and coach Hicks, who split the responsibilities and management of the team. Coach Imfeld is responsible for planning the daily runs...

District-Wide SAT School Day

District-Wide SAT School Day

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor

September 13, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

  As of June 30, 2016, the Orange Unified School District has decided to pay for every high school student to take either the SAT or PSAT this school year. October 19 has been deemed SAT school day for all high schools district-wide.     Seniors will be taking the SAT, and freshmen, sophomores, ...

Stud of the Month: Kevin Nguyen

Stud of the Month: Kevin Nguyen

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

September 13, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Showcase

   Senior Kevin Nguyen is dedicated to his lifestyle as a student. He has a rigorous class schedule consisting of four Advanced Placement classes (Calculus AB, Environmental Science, Literature and Psychology).   Along with these demanding courses, He is an involved member in El Modena Televisio...

SkoolLive Kiosks

SkoolLive Kiosks

Clarissa Covarrubias, Online Manager

September 12, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Many new improvements have been made all around the El Modena campus. Take the new SkoolLive Kiosks for example. The kiosks are used as a digital bulletin board to help connect students with the capabilities of using technology. These 60-inch, high-definition, and touch-sensitive digital notice boards...

Frosh/Soph Water Polo Places in Weekend Tournament

Frosh/Soph Water Polo Places in Weekend Tournament

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

September 12, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

This weekend the El Modena boys Water Polo team competed in the Inaugural tournament and the Frosh/Soph team Fell short of 2nd place overall. Friday September 9 and Saturday September 10, the El Modena Water Polo team competed against 5 other schools, 2 on Friday and 3 on Saturday. The Vanguards swept...

Another Nail-Biter For El Modena

Another Nail-Biter For El Modena

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

September 11, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Sports

The Vanguards had another crazy finish Thursday night against Kennedy at Handel Stadium. Going into the game, El Modena was predicted to lose to Kennedy. In fact, Elmo was down 14-7 during half-time. The game began to pick up directly after the half, though, with the Vanguards scoring immediately...

college footballs key players

college footballs key players

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Sports

   With the start of the college football season, it's time to begin to recognize teams for the final four playoff in January. As with last year and the year before the four top teams in the nation will play a bracket system playoff to determine the best team in the U.S.   All eyes will be on th...

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