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Teacher of the Year: An Astonishing Accomplishment

Teacher of the Year: An Astonishing Accomplishment

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

June 18, 2020

 It is 7:30 in the morning on a regular school day and zero period classes are just about to begin. The classroom is silent until the energetic 90’s music begins to play. In all of her radiance, the teacher with the iconic evergreen jacket and unforgettable blonde hair walks into the classroom. Her p...

Abby’s Declassified School Survival Guide

Abby Capra, Style Editor

June 17, 2020

To say that high school was crazy would be a complete understatement. I can’t believe that I am already a senior, and it’s my turn to write my final article for El Modena Frontline. High school was not was I expected, but I could not have wanted it any other way. I never would have thought my fr...

In a World of Language

In a World of Language

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

June 1, 2020

While the world continues to make advancements in technology and society, communication and the diversity of language have become increasingly important. As students prepare for college and experiences beyond their own communities, they recognize the value of early exposure to world cultures. The world la...

Coronavirus Helping The Climate

Abby Capra, Style Editor

May 18, 2020

 Throughout these last few months of chaos, panic, and isolation, the Coronavirus has impacted the environment just as much as it has the human population of the world, but in a more positive way.    The waters of Venice, Italy are known to be murky, dirty and cloudy, but now they are as clear as ...

A Letter To Seniors…

A Letter To Seniors...

Mia Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

May 6, 2020

Dear Seniors,    We all know the sadness and anger that sparks when we hear the words “unprecedented times,” and it does seem unfair that this happened to us. The year 2020 was supposed to be a new era for us. We had hoped to leave behind the previous decade and reinvent ourselves in the m...

Reflection and Recollection: The Hopeful Remedies to an Unconventional Graduation

Reflection and Recollection: The Hopeful Remedies to an Unconventional Graduation

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

The recent news that California schools will remain closed through the rest of the year due to the novel coronavirus has truly impacted the lives of the El Modena senior class of 2020. With the disappointing realization that the traditional graduation at Fred Kelly stadium will not take place at the end ...

The Kindness Shining Through During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Abby Capra, Style Editor

April 18, 2020

With the pandemic the world is facing today, it is everyone's duty to help one another. Whether it is staying home and social distancing, or even donating money, everyone should be making contributions to slow the spread of this virus. These celebrities have made significant donations to support those stru...

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...

Annaliese Ryan: El Mo’s Water Polo Standout

Annaliese Ryan: El Mo’s Water Polo Standout

Abby Capra, Style Editor

March 12, 2020

Playing water polo since she started as a freshman in 2017, Junior Annaliese Ryan plays like an experienced veteran. Ryan has helped the team get to CIF Semi-Finals this year and go 2-1 in the North Hills league, and have an overall record of 19-5. Ryan plays set which is one of the main shooters, ...

The History Behind Masquerade

Morgan Hill, photographer

February 5, 2020

For many years people have gathered together to celebrate different events. In these times of celebration a masquerade party or ball has been one of the most popular and persistent party themes. The idea of masquerade celebrations has evolved over thousands of years, but where did this themed idea begin? The...

Winter Formal Court Interview with Caleb Maffey

Winter Formal Court Interview with Caleb Maffey

Dulce Jurado and Dulce Jurado

February 3, 2020

Frontline: “How does it feel to be on court?” Caleb Maffey: “It’s pretty cool that I was chosen. I was super surprised when I first heard that I was on it, but I’m proud to be. Thank you to all those who nominated me.” FL: “What clubs are you part of?” CM:“I’m a part of V...

Winter Formal Court Interview with Mia Gutierrez

Winter Formal Court Interview with Mia Gutierrez

Dulce Jurado, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: “How does it feel to be on court?” Mia Gutierrez: “It feels nice and really exciting. I feel honored.” FL: “What clubs are you part of?” MG: “I'm the president of Elmo’s film club and I’m part of Elmo’s helpers.” FL: “What are your thoughts on the theme?” MG: ...

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