• 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

Frontline

The Surreal Sounds of Hollywood

Grace Oveson, Front Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Music

   The production of sounds in movies are typically made with different items than what is shown on screen. This process is called foley. Foley is the use of sound effects reproduced by everyday items that are added to film, video, and other media in post-production to enhance audio quality. ...

Conversation with Choir

Conversation with Choir

Hassan Khan, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Mrs. Solis has big ambitions and big plans for this year’s choir

See You on the Flip Side

See You on the Flip Side

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Feature, Music, Showcase

"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

Thank You, Mr. Miles

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018


Filed under El Mo News

  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...

Dance Rules

Dance Rules

Jenny Hamburg, Ads and Distribution Editor/ Photographer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Music, Showcase

   Winter formal is coming up on February 3rd at Fête the Venue in Costa Mesa and there are a few important things students need to remember. When one arrives to the dance, one must show his/her student ID to be admitted. The doors will close 90 minutes after the dance has begun, and no students will...

Sophomore Scores Spotlight

Sophomore Scores Spotlight

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

Sophomore Cassie Lewis is a continuous starter as well as an influential player and key asset to the El Modena girls varsity soccer team. Lewis has been playing soccer since age five, as this sport is not uncommon in her family, considering her brother and sister have both played, and her father who sh...

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 Pathway to Hospitality

The Pathway to Hospitality

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

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...

Coming Soon to an El Modena Theater Near You

Toni Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts

The drama program at El Modena high school has produced a large number of wonderful productions. The past school year there was The Importance of Being Earnest and Once Upon a Mattress. Each play featured a wonderful cast chosen by Deborah Gillen, the drama teacher at El Modena. Similar to last year,...

Everything You Want to Know About Measure S

Jessica Corson, El Mo News Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, FrontlineFeed

  After Measure S was passed in November 2016, many Vanguards have wondered what renovations will occur, where they’ll take place, and when they’re breaking ground. In an interview with Frontline, Dr. Saxton answers these questions and responds to the many curiosities of the El Modena student bod...

Madam ASB President on the New Year

Madam ASB President on the New Year

Jessica Corson, El Mo News Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Feature

     Embarking on her final year as a Vanguard, Aly Barraza reflects on the unforgettable experiences and valuable lessons she’s come across throughout her time at El Modena. Barraza speaks on her goals for the 2017-2018 school year and gives her perspective on how you can make your years at El M...

Vanguard Volleyball Serves Up A New Manager

Victoria Tran, Social Media Director/Media Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Just as the school year starts up again, so do the fall sports. For the 2017-2017 school year, first-year freshman manager Vivienne Tran will have to to look out for the books as well as the balls. Frontline: How do you feel about being part of the team as a non player? Vivienne Tran: I don't feel as excluded as people...

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