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Senior Quarterback AJ Esperanza

Senior Quarterback AJ Esperanza

Wyatt Terlaak, Op-Ed Editor

August 28, 2017

Senior quarterback AJ Esperanza has led the Vanguards football team throughout each of the past two seasons, and is returning this year for a third. Esperanza was featured as an honorable mention on OC Varsity's top 150 players this year, but anyone familiar with the quarterback knows this is far to...

Lifeguard Summer

Lifeguard Summer

Ethan Simons, Arts Editor

August 28, 2017

  Frontline asked Cole Carey about his job over the summer.   Frontline: What was your summer job? Cole Carey: I was a lifeguard and swim instructor at Heart Park Pool.   FL: What made you decide to get a summer job? CC: I wanted to start saving up for college and I th...

Cheer is Ready for the New Year

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017

Going into her second year as a cheerleader and first year as a captain, sophomore Kayden Wagner reveals her excitement for the upcoming seasons, her plans for her team, and her thoughts on cheer and being a captain. Frontline: What do you want people to know about the cheer team this year? Ka...

Antics With Anna

Antics With Anna

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

Sophomore Class President, Anna Smith, explains what she has in store for the upcoming year as well as how important a healthy balance between school, sports, and family is during a busy schedule.   Frontline: This is your first year on El Modena ASB, do you have any prior experience regarding le...

Can You Dig It?

Abigail Capra, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

With volleyball season just around the corner, freshman Miranda Fahie is ready to take on the court with the varsity team. Fahie is very smart when it comes to this intense sport, and it will show on the court this volleyball season.   Frontline: How does it feel being a freshman on varsit...

Sailing Through The Currents of Senior Year

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

  Beginning her final year as a Vanguard at El Modena High School, Melanie Montoya gives insight about her experience at the school and what it's like to be apart of ASB and EMTV Frontline: Being your fourth and finals year attending El Mo, what do you think you’ll miss the most about the schoo...

Cheering From the Sidelines

Cheering From the Sidelines

Jenny Hamburg, Ads & Distribution Editor/ Photographer

August 27, 2017

  With the school year just beginning, the cheerleaders of El Modena are already prepared with Sarah Ricker as their captain.   Frontline: What is your position on the El Modena Cheer team? Sarah Ricker: “I'm the varsity captain of cheer and a backspot in stunts. So I basically have everyone's back no...

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

August 27, 2017

Luke Dunham is here to answer why 1,085,272 high school students played tackle football in the 2015-2016 school year. Frontline: You’ve played Vanguard Football for three years. What makes this upcoming season different? Luke Dunham: I’m a senior this year, and it will be my last season ...

William Wallace and the Future of YouTube

William Wallace and the Future of YouTube

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

August 26, 2017

   With an extensive portfolio as a vlogger, music video director, and camera guru, senior William Wallace continues to gain traction on YouTube with likes, comments, and subscribers.   Frontline: When did you start your YouTube account and what sparked your interest in vlogging? William ...

New Year, New People

New Year, New People

Natalia Huanosto, Front/ From Front Editor

August 26, 2017

As the new school year starts, there are many new and exciting people with great stories to tell at El Modena High School’s campus.   Junior Joshua Kistan is a transfer student from Australia who falls under this category. Frontline: How long have you lived in Australia? Joshua Kistan: All my life. FL: When did ...

Don’t let life get away from you

Zach Saldivar, Writer

June 5, 2017

To all the graduating seniors: don’t let the end of the school year bring a feeling of uncertainty and dread. While life beyond high school indeed is uncertain, don’t become complacent in that uncertainty. Make a plan for yourself, but not just a plan of “Well I got this part time job, sweet.”...

Get Off the Bench

Meranthy Meza

June 2, 2017

As children, our nature is to run around, play, have fun and explore the world we live in. However, from the inception of our educational life, we are suddenly told to sit down and shut up. Now as seniors, we are once again told to stand up, play, have fun and explore the world we live in, though we’ve...

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