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El Modena’s Super Athlete of the Month

Ilaise Tamotuu, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Under the water he charges, above the water he treads, looking for his chance to strike his opponent, it’s Aquaman. Standing at six feet two inches weighing two hundred and twenty pounds is any man’s threat in the water, it’s senior Brandon Ramirez, El Modena’s very own Aquaman.   Just li...

Win with Nguyen

Win with Nguyen

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

October 9, 2017

Imagine running multiple miles everyday, training just to shave a few seconds off of your mile time. This is what junior Phillip Nguyen does during the entire cross country season.   Nguyen  has run varsity for the El Modena cross country team since his freshman year. “The team is what ma...

Leadership Found Through CTP

Leadership Found Through CTP

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 5, 2017

   CTP, or the Collaborative Technology Program, recently established leadership positions for the 2017-2018 school year, that provide juniors and seniors with a platform to create a strong and driven community within the program and around the El Modena campus.   The leadership positions were awarded ...

Acosta Tha Monsta

Matthew Cortez, Photographer

October 5, 2017

Sophomore John Acosta gets his first Varsity Football start on the defensive line.

Justis Pearce is Captain of Smurfkids and Kingsman All Male

Justis Pearce is Captain of Smurfkids and Kingsman All Male

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

September 28, 2017

Sophomore Justis Pearce’s hard-hitting hip hop style has led him to become captain of Orange County-based dance crews Smurfkids and Kingsman All Male. Based on his advanced ability to comprehend all forms of hip hop dancing and aspirations to push himself and his fellow dancers, both hip hop crews ...

The Pathway to Hospitality

The Pathway to Hospitality

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

September 20, 2017

As an initiative to integrate 21st century career skills into high school curriculum, El Modena launched hospitality and hotel management classes for the 2017-2018 school year. Under the direction of Mr. Fregoso, students will learn about, “the diverse and exciting opportunities available in the hospitality...

Natalia Huanosto: Major Keys

Natalia Huanosto: Major Keys

September 19, 2017

Drum Majors The band’s leaders and essentials. Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   Natalia Huanosto and Matthew Tu are co-drum majors for El Modena High School band. When asked about how long she has been wanting and aiming to be drum major she revealed that she has been in the band since freshman ...

Cruz on Korean Pop Culture

Ilaise Tamotuu, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

Cruz on Korean Pop Culture Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   Korean Pop Culture, also known as K-Pop, garters about thirty-five million fans worldwide, a small number of the fandom belonging to El Modena High School. Luz Cruz, a member of the Korean Pop Culture club, experiences K-Pop through da...

ASB in Action

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

Under the Lights with Josh Smith

Under the Lights with Josh Smith

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

September 18, 2017

“A nice tackle made by number 12 Josh Smith!” Bob Ruddy, Voice of the El Modena Vanguards, booms through the stadium. Football season is back baby! And Senior Tight End and Inside Linebacker, Josh Smith, is hitting it hard. But football isn’t Smith’s only specialty. The Renaissance man also busies ...

Lieber Sarmiento New Member on Varsity Water Polo

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

  Lieber Sarmiento is a sophomore on El Modena’s water polo team. Last year, as a freshman, Sarmiento played the season with the Freshman/Sophomore team and this year moved up to Varsity.   Sarmiento became motivated to first join water polo due to the fact his older sisters played the sp...

You Just Got Served

You Just Got Served

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

  Vannessa Wansikehian, grade 11, has been playing tennis for three years now. In tennis there are multiple ways one can play.   Some games are played with one person, while others known as doubles require two players for each team. As a varsity player, this 2017-2018 school year will be her ...

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