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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...

The Marvelous Millie Montoya

The Marvelous Millie Montoya

Mia Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

March 28, 2020

Vanguard Alumna, Millie Montoya,  from the graduating class of 2018, is planning to transfer from Santiago Canyon College with four Associates degrees to a four year university this fall. Frontline: What motivates you to do well in school? Mille Montoya: “What motivates me to do well in schoo...

Keeping the Spirit Alive During Social Distancing

Keeping the Spirit Alive During Social Distancing

Scarlett Adams, Copy Editor

March 26, 2020

Teacher and Activities Director, Mrs. Rivera, lends some insight to coping with our current situation This past week has been a time of confusion for all Vanguards. Despite all of the uncertainties, one thing is for certain: the unwavering spirit of El Modena. Mrs. Rivera, Activities Director, sha...

Self Willed and Fast

Self Willed and Fast

Olive Sanz, Feature Editor

March 26, 2020

Frontline: What inspired you to start running? Or was it self willed? Matthew Bermudo: purely self willed. I had been practicing martial arts for nine years and thought about getting into another sport. I knew I had some talent in running so I was curious to see how good I could get if I did it o...

Commissioner of Creativity At El Modena

Commissioner of Creativity At El Modena

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

March 25, 2020

Frontline: “What’s your position in ASB?” Isabella Perez: “I’m Visual and Performing Arts, or VAPA, Commissioner.” FL: “What does that position entail?” IP: “When I interviewed for the position I asked what the different teachers of the department would like to see from me and they s...

The Life of an Artist

The Life of an Artist

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

   Maybe you’ve seen her at design or artist conventions with what looks to be Halloween-inspired art? Or maybe you’ve seen those creepy cool Christmas ornaments. You’ve seen her dressed up, but can’t quite place what character she is. Just who is this artist?   Frontline: What do you remember as your first experi...

Jocelyn Ha: Advocating for LGBTQ+

Jocelyn Ha: Advocating for LGBTQ+

Melissa Tea, Online Manager/Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Personally knowing Jocelyn Ha, every morning when I walk through the door, she smiles brightly and greets me with a hug. She radiates so much energy from any corner of the room and in Chambers choir, she greets every student excitedly with either a hug or finger hearts. On a daily basis, Ha not only p...

Jacob Rodriguez: The Man, The Myth, The Scholar

Jacob Rodriguez: The Man, The Myth, The Scholar

Brady Fox, staff writer

March 12, 2020

An interview with El Modena's very own Jacob Rodriguez on his life inside or outside of school.         There are students, and then there are scholars. Senior Jacob Rodriguez is a quintessential example of what a scholar can be.But Jacob definitely doesn’t feel like he should be compared to anyon...

Ride Your Wave, Ryder Wade

Bodie Bronson, Op/Ed Editor

March 12, 2020

Waves terrorize the shore. Each and every torrent of water accompanied by a dominant roar; a roar whose unrelenting force cannot be unheard. The water churns, and digs, bringing up the deepest of sand to the surface. All of this, to simply do it over again.      When one pictures the ocean, many tho...

The Fear of Family

Jonah Valenzuela, Front Editor

March 12, 2020

There are many walks of life on El Modena, but none could relate to a certain Junior on campus. Josh Pongco is a student in modern day America where not only does he have to worry about his academics but for his life as well. School shootings have been taking America by storm giving many students like...

Brian Mull: The Student Who Became the Coach

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

    From teaching at Orange High School to coaching the Men’s Varsity tennis team at El Modena, coach Brian Mull always stays optimistic. “It’s just a little rushed, getting to Elmo, but no big deal,” he said. As for coaching at Elmo, this will be Mull’s fifth year. Not only is he coaching h...

FEATURE STORY ON Shelly Parizeau

FEATURE STORY ON Shelly Parizeau

Brady Charette, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

“Shelly Parizeau Feature: Get to know our Counselor” Shelly Parizeau has been an El Modena Counselor for over 19 years and continues to improve our school. By: Brady Charette    Shelly Parizeau has been one of our great school counselors for 19 amazing years so we decided to ask her ten questions to ge...

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