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The student news site of El Modena High School


The student news site of El Modena High School



An Insider with the Valedictorian

March 7, 2023

Frontline: Do you feel that all the hard work was worth it? Mitch McCormick: “I worked hard, but it was not to achieve becoming valedictorian. I do feel that it was worth it, especially because it...

Preparing and Applying to College: A Struggle Itself

Preparing and Applying to College: A Struggle Itself

Eleanor Tjoa, Fringe Editor November 1, 2022

Frontline: What is the hardest part of the college application process you’ve had? Sara Guor: “Working on essays to showcase my individuality.” FL: Which colleges’ decisions are you most...

El Modena Shows its Vocal Talent

Daniel Barragan, Focus Editor June 3, 2022

      Our school is having a concert, and you may have never heard of it. Taking place at 7:00 p.m on June 1st, this vocal concert will be the perfect start to June. Bring the family, bring your...

Cheer On Cheer!

MaryJo Dunham, Sports Editor June 3, 2022

   Cheer and Pom competed in a friendly flag football game coached by our one and only Jack Keays and Dylan Conner! On Thursday, May 26th at 6 o’clock, El Modena had our annual Powder Puff game; tons...

World-Wide Vanguards

Eleanor Tjoa, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Frontline: Why is international week important to the school as a whole student body? Lupita Alvarado: It is important to the student body as a whole because it represents the school’s history, and...

The Reality of College Life

Jimena Ramirez, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

Many Students Go to College Thinking It's All Sunshine And Rainbows, But Is It Really?! Jimena Ramirez Staff Writer  College can be stressful, especially as a freshman when you have to be independent....

Senior Class Valedictorian And Salutatorian

Jimena Ramirez, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

Frontline: “How do you feel about being the Senior Class Valedictorian?” Arvin Tamayosa: “Excited, but not excited to give the speech.” FL: “Was it expected?” AT: “Kind of, I know...

The College Application Process

Sara Bowen, El Mo News Editor April 13, 2022

As our Senior Class of 2022 inches closer and closer towards graduation, everything and anything to do with college inevitably comes up in conversation. One major college topic is the topic of the application...

Fresh Meæt for the Frontline

Eleanor Tjoa, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

Eleanor Tjoa Staff Writer    Every year, 8th-grade students from feeder schools, Santiago Charter Middle School and McPherson Magnet School make their way to their potential high school, El Modena....

Singing Valentines

Jimena Ramirez, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

  During February our choir sells singing valentines during lunch in the quad for $5. Singing valentines are when the choir goes from class to class singing songs to students. They can sing a song to...

Cupid Comes to Coffee Night

Heather Chell, Bulletin Editor February 11, 2022

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you know what that means, another amazingly fun Coffee Night hosted by our choir. If you missed the last Coffee Night, don’t worry because you have a...

The Exhilarating Week of Spirit!

MaryJo Dunham, Sports Editor February 11, 2022

   After the hectic 2020 school year, half of our El Modena campus has never experienced the joys of a true Vanguard Spirit Week. Spirit week takes place the first week of March every year and is an...

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