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...

Commissioner of Creativity At El Modena

Isabella Perez

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...

Thank You, Mr. Miles

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018

  Activities Director Mr. Miles has decided the time has come for him to step down at the end of this year. He feels that, “After six years, someone new should come in and breathe new ideas and new life into ASB.”   Mr. Miles’s work as Activities Director began during the second quarter of the 2012...

Meet the Artists: Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta

Baltazar (left) and Sustaeta (right) pose in front of their most recent mural.

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2018

  Seniors Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta live, breath, and sleep art. Both started making art at an early age, and haven’t stopped since. Most recently, the duo decided to use their skills to become more involved on campus, sharing the position of publicist on ASB.  As publicists, Balta...

ASB in Action

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

P.A.L. Alliance: The First of Many

P.A.L. Alliance: The First of Many

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor

May 30, 2017

  Today, May 30, 2017, was P.A.L.’s first P.A.L. Alliance with the 2017-2018 ASB class. El Modena’s P.A.L. Alliance was inspired by many other school’s P.A.L.-like groups doing similar activities. The goal of P.A.L. Alliance is to help encourage groups on campus to become more closely bonded....

ASB’s Best New Bodies

ASB's Best New Bodies

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

May 27, 2016

Welcome your new ASB class of 2016-2017. These students have gone through rigorous campaigning, voting, and interviews to represent El Modena's associated student body, make sure to congratulate them on their appointed positions. President: Ruben Romeo Vice President: Kaitlyn Meeder Secretary:...

Who Will Run This Town?

Battle of the Presidents: The candidates campaign to win El Mo's heart.

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2016

--Ruben Romeo Frontline: Why are you running for ASB president? Ruben Romeo: I am running for ASB President because I really want to serve my school as a whole. All three years I've done any sort of student government have been solely for my class... in truth, I have always desired a central connecti...

Meteors Hit El Modena

The students listen closely as Coach D. introduces the clubs.

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

In keeping with Vanguard tradition, El Modena High School students and staff extended a warm welcome to our visitors, the eighth graders from McPherson Magnet School, on campus today, February 10th. The excitement was palpable, mixed with some anxiety, and genuine curiosity. To insure a good time for a...

In the Name of Excellence

Tasty Tacos: The October luncheon served carnitas tacos for Student of the Month.

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2015

Every month ASB promotes incentives to hardworking students who do well in their daily school life, but it is not just about the free luncheon they provide. At El Modena, the teachers and staff appreciate students by rewarding them for good citizenship. Few students really know what is means to be a...

Student Spotlight: Kaylin Ikeda

Student Spotlight: Kaylin Ikeda

Everett Earl, Photographer

October 29, 2015

An overview in the living of Kaylin Ikeda as she takes us through her life’s activities.

Through the Eyes of a Leider

Through the Eyes of a Leider

Jessica Cedillo, Photographer

October 27, 2015

Frontline: What ideas have you contributed to ASB? Angela Leider: I've contributed to multiple ideas but the majority would go to dances and game ideas. FL: Which idea has been your favorite? AL: My favorite was all the game ideas on Homecoming Week to give away some free tickets. With the help of a few...

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