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Orange Tree Lighting

Orange Tree Lighting

Natalia Huanosto, Front Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Music, Showcase

The El Modena Chambers Choir and seniors in the El Mo Vocal Music Department performed with Orange High School’s Choir on December 3rd. The Tree Lighting is an annual ceremony in which these groups perform for hundreds of local Orange citizens. This year was the 23rd annual Tree Ligthung Ceremony,...

The Music That Defined 2017

The Music That Defined 2017

Keegan Lamb, Ashley Ramynke, and Revelstoke Sanz

December 6, 2017


Filed under Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

Grammy Nominations 2018: Album of the Year Bruno Mars 24K Magic Childish Gambino Awaken, My Love Jay-Z 4:44 Lorde Melodrama Frontline's Prediction: Kendrick Lamar DAMN.   Top Singles: DJ Khalid Wild Thoughts Drake Passionfruit Dua Lipa New Rules Ed Sheeran Shape of You Future Mask Of...

Vanguard Victory Vanguard Memories

Vanguard Victory Vanguard Memories

Jessica Corson, El Mo News Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

   On December 2, 2017, El Modena Football made history by leaving the final CIF-SS Division 7 game victoriously with the title, for the first time since 1984. During the past three seasons El Modena’s football team placed as North Hill League Champs, and for the past four seasons El Modena football...

A Night 33 years in the making

A Night 33 years in the making

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday December 2nd the El Modena football team played in the division 7 championship against Don Lugo high school. It had been 33 years since El Mo football had made it this far, and  Vanguard nation was more than eager to be back. The away stands were packed for El Modena. It was standing r...

El Modena Cheer and Pom Showcase: Year Four

El Modena Cheer and Pom Showcase: Year Four

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

  The fourth annual El Modena cheer showcase will be held in the gym on Saturday, January 27, 2018. However, this year, there will not be four routines from the program, but five. Pom -- in addition to the varsity cheer, JV cheer, competition cheer, and the whole program -- will have their own unique r...

Brayden Metoyer advancing onto Round 2 of CIF

Brayden Metoyer advancing onto Round 2 of CIF

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Sports

Senior, Brayden Metoyer has earned his spot in CIF Finals cross country. Metoyer qualified for Finals last week in the Division II preliminary, however, CIF Finals will incorporate qualified runners from Division I, Division II, and Division III. Metoyer is currently dealing with pressured nerves as ...

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Sports

Frontline: This is your 4th year playing for the Vanguard Football team. How are this year’s playoffs different from previous years? Andrew Carvajal: “This year we are seniors, and this year we will win CIF.” FL: I assume it can be stressful to play football, so how do you keep your cool w...

Multilingual Mrs. Davis

Multilingual Mrs. Davis

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

First year El Modena teacher, Mrs. Lauren Davis is fluent in English and Spanish, and has extensive knowledge in French, Italian, and Arabic. Mrs. Davis teaches Spanish I and assists the girls basketball team as the strength and conditioning coach.   Mrs. Davis is an undergraduate of University ...

Pom in Review

Pom in Review

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Though this is only pom’s first year on the sidelines alongside cheer, any onlooker would never be able to tell. Their presence this football season has seamlessly blended with every other group that is associated with the Friday (and Thursday)  night lights.   Pom captain, senior Camryn Stein, spent...

1984: Finding Verse in Prose

1984: Finding Verse in Prose

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

  “1984” by George Orwell was originally published in 1949. David Bowie was inspired by this book, thus releasing his song, “1984,” in “Diamond Dogs,” his 1974 album.   Bowie intended for his song to be released as part of a musical based off of George Orwell’s novel, but it ulti...

Matthew Anderton

Matthew Anderton

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase

  Freshman class president Matthew Anderton’s talents certainly do not end at leadership; he is also a very proficient artist. Inspired by his sister’s artistic capabilities, he began to draw in the third grade. Anderton believes that anyone can be an artist, stating that, “Some people think the...

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