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Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 1, 2017

El Modena’s Varsity Football team has gone 7-2 this season, and 2-0 in league. After (beating/losing to) El Dorado, the Vanguards are on their way to CIF. During the season, El Modena exceeded the national average in total touchdowns (39) and receiving yards (177). The team also tied with the national...

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017

 Americans are still not settling with the conclusion of the election of 2016, despite the fact that it has been around ten months since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Currently, ordinary people have insisted on offering their two cents when it comes to politics, especially when a [personally] ...

Stud of the Month: Vanessa Carroll

Stud of the Month: Vanessa Carroll

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 30, 2017

As the Collaborative Technology Program’s junior class president, Vanguard Dance Company’s co-captain, and competitive dancer at South Coast Performing Arts, junior Vanessa Carroll finds a harmonious balance between academics and athletics amongst the chaos of life. Carroll began dancing at the...

Picture This: El Modena’s Photography Club

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

President Juliette Kronenberg shares her excitement for the upcoming events of the Photography Club The new photography club on campus was created “right before Club Rush” sophomore Juliette Kronenberg says, yet she reports that there’s already a total of 79 members. Kronenberg reports that c...

Ryan Johnson, The Rising Rookie

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

Frontline: What motivated you to play water polo?  Ryan Johnson: “My friend got me into playing club before and I just moved from club to high school. Once I got into high school polo I just stopped playing for club.”   FL: What’s your favorite part of being in El Modena’s water polo ...

Helping Hands of Homecoming

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

Homecoming is one of the most fun dances of every year. This year’s homecoming, “A Night in Italy,” brought excitement to most El Mo students, but hard work for ASB. Sophomore Class President, Anna Smith, Troy Nishimoto, one of the three special event commissioners, and tech commissioner Alessand...

Ace, Ace, Baby

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017

  Sophomore, Hanna Zorrilla, has been playing tennis since she was 12 years old.   Before she began high school tennis, she had previously entered in tournaments outside of school, this is a trait that separates her from many other players. Many of her teammates don’t start out with prior ex...

Walk for a Cure

Walk for a Cure

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

October 13, 2017

El Modena is a family, a home, a place. Naturally, this family will support their community in sickness or in health. This is where Girl’s Leagues steps in with Walk for a Cure. This will be El Modena’s ninth consecutive Walk for a Cure Event. The purpose of the event is to raise money for breast...

Talent is Not in Short Supply

Talent is Not in Short Supply

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

October 13, 2017

Libero: noun. the rearmost, roaming defensive player in volleyball. Also where the shortest player on the court is located. Standing just above five-foot, Katie Real is one of the liberos for the Varsity volleyball team. Her position is to sub in for the middle blocker and pass back row. However, at the...

The Amazing Alan Abramovitz

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Sophomore Alan Abramovitz is one of El Modena’s best water polo keeper   Alan Abramovitz is varsity water polo’s new goalkeeper. He began playing polo last year being a part of the Junior Varsity team and this year bumped up to varsity. Despite being a very skilled goalkeeper, this p...

Halloween Fun for All at Irvine Park

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

From September 16 to October 31, families can go enjoy the Halloween festivities that Irvine Park has to offer. Take advantage of free entry to the Pumpkin Patch (with paid entry into the park). This Halloween event is geared towards children, with a variety of bouncy houses, face-painting, train rides,...

First Stop Spotify, Next Stop: The World

First Stop Spotify, Next Stop: The World

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017

  Just this August, senior Alan Sanchez has released his band’s first album, “America De Los Gentiles” on Spotify. Lux Vestra is a large musical group that has been in the works for the past ten years, but only began recording just around this time last year. Sanchez, the youngest and only hig...

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