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Behind the Scenes of Homecoming

Behind the Scenes of Homecoming

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

October 5, 2017

ASB Special Events Commissioners, senior Tiffany Dang, senior Mia Granados, and junior Troy Nishimoto, collaborated to plan and execute the 2017 homecoming dance.

Justis Pearce is Captain of Smurfkids and Kingsman All Male

Justis Pearce is Captain of Smurfkids and Kingsman All Male

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

September 28, 2017

Sophomore Justis Pearce’s hard-hitting hip hop style has led him to become captain of Orange County-based dance crews Smurfkids and Kingsman All Male. Based on his advanced ability to comprehend all forms of hip hop dancing and aspirations to push himself and his fellow dancers, both hip hop crews ...

The Pathway to Hospitality

The Pathway to Hospitality

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

September 20, 2017

As an initiative to integrate 21st century career skills into high school curriculum, El Modena launched hospitality and hotel management classes for the 2017-2018 school year. Under the direction of Mr. Fregoso, students will learn about, “the diverse and exciting opportunities available in the hospitality...

ASB in Action

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

One More Light Goes Out as the Soundgarden is Silenced

One More Light Goes Out as the Soundgarden is Silenced

Victoria Tran, Media Editor

September 18, 2017

  Two months short of his fifty-third birthday, Chris Cornell took his own life in Detroit, Michigan. Fellow musician and friend Chester Bennington sang at Cornell’s funeral, but there was little to celebrate come Cornell’s birthday; that day, Chester Bennington ended his life.   Behind the stag...

AP Capstone: The New Kid On the Block

AP Capstone: The New Kid On the Block

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

September 13, 2017

This year, El Modena introduced a new course to campus: AP Capstone. “AP Capstone is a two year program that deals with AP Seminar and AP Research,” according to Mr. Benner, the AP Seminar teacher.      AP Seminar is the first class in the program and is available to take this year. It teaches students...

Sean Warren Shares His Story

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

    FL: If it’s okay, could you possibly elaborate on what exactly happened SW: “So I was on a camping trip with my friends and we were off roading in a, kind of like a dune buggy and we were going on a turn and the dune buggy rolled over and my hand got crushed under the roll b...

Football Games: Do’s and Don’ts

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

El Modena is known for a rambunctious and energetic student crowd at all the football games. The crowd can be intimidating, especially if you are new on campus. Here are a few tips to help you embrace and become one with the crazy crowd at Vanguard games. DO -Wear El Mo attire -Cheer as loud...

Forever the Voice of El Modena

Forever the Voice of El Modena

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Bob Ruddy is an iconic name on the El Mo campus. Ruddy began announcing in 1995 and his love for the microphone is leading him into his 23rd year as “The Voice of El Modena.”  Ruddy is most known for announcing the varsity football games, his pristine voice has been heard throughout Fred K...

IEC Life with Lopez

IEC Life with Lopez

Samantha Venegas, Fringe Editor

August 28, 2017

      As she enters the new school year, senior Maria Lopez let Frontline in on life being a part of the 2017- 2018 ASB class. Frontline: What made you join ASB? More specifically, what drew you to the job you chose to go after? Maria Lopez: Luisa, my sister, actually pushed me to join. Ori...

A RUNderful Cross Country Season

A RUNderful Cross Country Season

Lauren De Moor, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017

One of El Modena’s returning cross country girls, Hannah Habibi, shares her thoughts on the upcoming year and reflects on past seasons as a varsity team member.   Frontline: How will this year be different from last year? Hannah Habibi: “This year will be different from the previous ye...

Dancing Into the New School Year

Dancing Into the New School Year

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

August 28, 2017

The new captain of Vanguard Dance Company, Mia Vasquez, is excited and ready to lead the team this year with the help of the new coach.   Frontline: This year, you are the captain of VDC. How do you plan on guiding the team to a great performance? Mia Vasquez: I plan on making sure tha...

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