The Beginning Of M.U.N.

The Beginning Of M.U.N.

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

It was 8A.M. on September 24th. El Modena's brand new Model U.N. team was heading off to Santa Margarita Catholic High School for their very first caucus. Representing Zimbabwae and Vanuatu, the team was placed in the Not Freshman category; a category for those new to Model U.N. but were not freshmen. T...

Swept Away by Santiago Santanas

Santanas watch as El Modena's ASB performs a skit.

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

   After a successful “trial run” with McPherson Magnet School, El Modena welcomes another herd of hormonal tweens from Santiago Charter Middle School. The eighth graders were divided into three groups that would rotate from the amphitheater to the cafeteria to the gym, eagerly anticipating all ...

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...

The Top Crew on Campus

Senior Maria Ramirez looks forward to helping the Class of 2019.

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

September 16, 2015

Starting high school can seem challenging.  New students can often feel intimidated by teachers, classmates, and homework.  That’s where Vanguard Crew comes in. Vanguard Crew is a club dedicated to helping freshmen adjust to high school.  The club pairs freshmen with older mentors and hosts activities...

Girl’s Run The World

Girl's League Advisor Vicki Mull

Mackenzie Watkins, Social Media Advisor

September 7, 2015

As Club Rush sparked a fire in the motivated minds of El Modena, one club stood out as it continues to pave the way for young women everywhere. Girl's League, to most students, is one of the most sought after clubs on campus. This year, a fresh face showed up on the scene to take over, the club's President,...

Introducing PAL! What’s That?

Be a PAL: Introducing the new advisor Mr. Garrett

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor

August 30, 2015

Out of the tons of activities, clubs, and classes created on our campus, most don’t always get the chance to hear all of the different options, possibly missing out on some wonderful opportunities. One of these includes PAL. When people hear around campus that someone’s first period is a Peer Assistance...

The Curious Case of Club Rush

Join a club to represent El Modena!

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

August 30, 2015

Get involved. The students of El Modena are a representation of this school and becoming involved in school activities is important. What is the best way to represent your Vanguard Pride? By joining a club. Friday, September 4th, 2015 is Club Rush; a chance for each vanguard to observe and hopefully...

Look on the Green Side

The Environmental Club aims to make the planet a better place.

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

August 28, 2015

“We need to take care of our earth and our community.  If we don’t, we make our own future a less desirable place to live.  We have to start somewhere, and our campus is the best place.” At least, senior Amy Fernandez believes so.  After taking AP Environmental Science with Ms. Kung, Fernan...

Getting Formal with Colin and Madison

The playful sides of Colin Eacobellis and Madison Anderson.

Kelsey Luce, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015

Because I’m gorgeous and I’m Colin Anthony Eacobellis a.k.a. a stud.

The PALs of El Modena make a difference

The 2014-2015 El Mo PAL club members smile for the camera

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015

Aside from helping Pennies for Pasta, the "PALs" hold a door decorating fundraiser, in which the winning class with the best design gets a pizza party. At the Friendly Center, PAL club members help create supplies and an enjoyable atmosphere for the children who visit.

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