• March 14Hundreds of El Mo students "lie in" for 17 minutes

  • March 14Renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking passes

  • March 11'Black Panther' surpasses $1 billion in global box office

  • February 4Eagles edge out Patriots to win Super Bowl LII

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#ThrowbackThursday

#ThrowbackThursday

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 1, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

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


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

 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] ...

A Positive Polo Season

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

    The varsity water polo team gave a season full of commitment, dedication, and hard work. All year long, even during summer, they prepared for their games with intense training starting from the beginning of off-season last year. In the end, they came out as second in their league and faced a...

It’s “Another Day of Sun” at the Second Annual Fall Festival of the Arts

It’s “Another Day of Sun” at the Second Annual Fall Festival of the Arts

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Showcase, Sports

Walking into the Nature Center on the sunny day of October 27, 2017, the tap of feet complimented the jazzy intro to “Another Day of Sun” from the Oscar winning film “La La Land.” The broadway-esque dance choreographed by Professional Dance and Art of Dance Composition teacher, Ms. Claire Keeley,...

Stud of the Month: Vanessa Carroll

Stud of the Month: Vanessa Carroll

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 30, 2017


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

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...

The beat down on Villa Park

Aivi Allred, Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

For what seems to have been hundred of years the rivalry between El Modena and Villa Park has seem to range on as generations carry on hate for each other. The Vanguards always seem to find themselves in bad situations against the Spartans but sometimes the Vanguards push through all the negativity to ...

Ace, Ace, Baby

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

  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...

Talent is Not in Short Supply

Talent is Not in Short Supply

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

October 13, 2017


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

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 Kneelers

The Kneelers

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

On August 26, 2016, 49-ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines when he kneeled during the national anthem in an NFL preseason game. Kaepernick said, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” A year later, Kaepernick...

The Amazing Alan Abramovitz

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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

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...

The Rowdiest of Them All

The Rowdiest of Them All

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Sports

At every El Mo game, whether it be home or away, somewhere in the stands you’ll find the student section, affectionately (and accurately) dubbed the Rowdy Rooters,a club on campus devoted to school spirit through sports. The Rowdy Rooters were recognized September 22nd. The group was named OCVa...

Controversy in the NFL

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

El Modena athletes tell all on how they feel about the NFL’s recent dispute In 2016, Colin Kapernick gained worldwide recognition when he started sitting down before games during the “Star-Spangled Banner,” prior to kickoff. Kapernick used his platform of being an NFL star to portray his personal...

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