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See You on the Flip Side

See You on the Flip Side

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

June 7, 2018

"You know, people get married, people get divorced, people die, people don't die, people get all kinds of problems, they lose jobs but still, we keep the records going at night. And, you know, 33 rpm: life's not so bad at that speed." - Brian Fallon

Dance

Dance

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Frontline: What are your keys to success for this upcoming season? Mia Vasquez: “Just to make sure the girls are in shape and we have competitions planned so we need to prepare for those, as well as just making sure people really get into the dances.” FL: What are your hopes for the season? MV: “My hopes ...

Girls Lacrosse

Girls Lacrosse

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Frontline: What are your keys to success for this upcoming season? Leady Trejo: “Basically personal growth from every individual.” FL: What are your hopes for the season? LT: “As a new sport, I just hope we grow as a team and grow new skills, so every game we improve.” FL: What’s yo...

Boys Lacrosse

Boys Lacrosse

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Frontline: What are your keys to success for this upcoming season? Dylan Zamora: “Probably working on defense, we have offense mostly down already.” FL: What are your hopes for the season? DZ: “Since this is still a new sport and for most of the team it is their first year playing, I want...

Boys Tennis

Boys Tennis

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Frontline: What are your keys to success for this upcoming season? Jason Bae: “To always hold my head up high and play the best I can, and encourage others to do the same.” FL: What are your hopes for the season? JB: “I hope that we have a good run with no regrets and that we make it ...

Stud of the Month: Vanessa Carroll

Stud of the Month: Vanessa Carroll

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 30, 2017

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...

Success is in the Details

Success is in the Details

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017

This season, the Vanguard football team has been off to a hot start. Winning four of their first five games, including a major second half comeback against Yorba Linda to bounce back after a close loss to their cross-town rival Villa Park high. Much of El Mo’s success can be contributed to their...

The Pathway to Hospitality

The Pathway to Hospitality

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

September 20, 2017

As an initiative to integrate 21st century career skills into high school curriculum, El Modena launched hospitality and hotel management classes for the 2017-2018 school year. Under the direction of Mr. Fregoso, students will learn about, “the diverse and exciting opportunities available in the hospitality...

El Modena named “Best OC Public School 2017”

El Modena named “Best OC Public School 2017”

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

September 13, 2017

   Commencing the 2017-2018 school year, El Modena was named “Parenting OC” Magazine Editor's Choice Best Public School 2017. An award presented to El Modena from the editors of “Parenting OC” Magazine based on the Vanguard Nation’s, “Strong sense of community and service, an award winning ...

New Year, New People

New Year, New People

Natalia Huanosto, Front/ From Front Editor

August 26, 2017

As the new school year starts, there are many new and exciting people with great stories to tell at El Modena High School’s campus.   Junior Joshua Kistan is a transfer student from Australia who falls under this category. Frontline: How long have you lived in Australia? Joshua Kistan: All my life. FL: When did ...

All You Need is a Door

All You Need is a Door

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

May 31, 2017

To be cliche, people like to say that when one door closes, another door opens. When you do not end up doing what you want to do, what you've been working for or hoping for, there is always another opportunity waiting for you. Five years ago, I fell in love with travel when I went to Europe. Since t...

Dear Mrs. Jansen and Mrs. Werner

Dear Mrs. Jansen and Mrs. Werner

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

May 26, 2017

Mrs. Jansen began teaching at El Modena in 1998, and over a span of nineteen years has graced the Language Department by teaching multiple languages: German 1/2/3/4/AP, Spanish 1, English 9, and Beginning English and Reading. Intermingled with her role as a teacher, Mrs. Jansen also acts as an Academ...

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