Frontline

Letter to Seniors

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

May 9, 2020

   The end of the road is finally here. You’ve done your tests, projects, and homework. You’ve made connections with teachers and students alike. Maybe you struggled in a class or two. Nevertheless, you’ve made it, and now you’re on your way to college.      You’ve done a lot this year. Some of...

Avery Miles Keeps Her Smile

Avery Miles Keeps Her Smile

Abby Capra, Style Editor

March 30, 2020

Senior Avery Miles serves many roles on the El Modena campus. Miles is ASB President and Co-Captain of Vanguard Dance Company. As Miles senior year slowly comes to a close, Miles shares some valuable advice to underclassmen.  Frontline: You are currently on VDC at school. How long have you dance...

The Marvelous Millie Montoya

The Marvelous Millie Montoya

Mia Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

March 28, 2020

Vanguard Alumna, Millie Montoya,  from the graduating class of 2018, is planning to transfer from Santiago Canyon College with four Associates degrees to a four year university this fall. Frontline: What motivates you to do well in school? Mille Montoya: “What motivates me to do well in schoo...

Keeping the Spirit Alive During Social Distancing

Keeping the Spirit Alive During Social Distancing

Scarlett Adams, Copy Editor

March 26, 2020

Teacher and Activities Director, Mrs. Rivera, lends some insight to coping with our current situation This past week has been a time of confusion for all Vanguards. Despite all of the uncertainties, one thing is for certain: the unwavering spirit of El Modena. Mrs. Rivera, Activities Director, sha...

Commissioner of Creativity At El Modena

Isabella Perez

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

March 25, 2020

Frontline: “What’s your position in ASB?” Isabella Perez: “I’m Visual and Performing Arts, or VAPA, Commissioner.” FL: “What does that position entail?” IP: “When I interviewed for the position I asked what the different teachers of the department would like to see from me and they s...

The Fear of Family

Jonah Valenzuela, Front Editor

March 12, 2020

There are many walks of life on El Modena, but none could relate to a certain Junior on campus. Josh Pongco is a student in modern day America where not only does he have to worry about his academics but for his life as well. School shootings have been taking America by storm giving many students like...

Brian Mull: The Student Who Became the Coach

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

    From teaching at Orange High School to coaching the Men’s Varsity tennis team at El Modena, coach Brian Mull always stays optimistic. “It’s just a little rushed, getting to Elmo, but no big deal,” he said. As for coaching at Elmo, this will be Mull’s fifth year. Not only is he coaching h...

Behind the Benner

Behind the Benner

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

March 12, 2020

   Mr. Benner is a teacher hundreds of students on campus can recall with one, two, or even a myriad of funny or fond memories throughout their time at El Modena, but his influence started long before any of these students were even a thought in their parents head.     When I sat down with this El Mo icon, ...

Nish Nguyen: An El Modena Fencing Phenom

Nish Nguyen: An El Modena Fencing Phenom

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Most high school students only hear the words, “foil,” “épée,” and “saber” in a movie or theater play, but do not personally relate to these French terms. However, to sophomore Nish Nguyen, these are his tools of expertise in a physically demanding and time-consuming sport.    Ngu...

Alexandria, an Actress and an Inspiration

Alex strikes a pose

Scarlett Adams, Copy Editor

March 12, 2020

Alexandria Mangrich, senior at El Modena High School, is closing in on her high school career as the second semester slowly begins to wind down. Yet Alex has been keeping busy with her involvement in the drama department on campus and in the social scene here at El Modena. Being a very outspoken and ...

Desde México Hasta Orange County

Desde México Hasta Orange County

Mia Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

March 12, 2020

Abigail Ramirez was born in the city of Garden Grove and lived there with her family for the first three years of her life. She later moved to Riverside, stayed there until age five when she left for Mexico with her parents and brother and stayed there for 10 years. Ramirez and her family moved to Mexico...

Back to the Campus

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

   Welcome back, Vanguards, and greetings to all the new students on campus. This time of year bustles with back-to-school activities such as Homecoming, freshman elections, and club rush. But this school year will be a little different, as Fred Kelly and the new science building are under construction...

The student news site of El Modena High School
FrontlineFeed