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The Surreal Sounds of Hollywood

Grace Oveson, Front Editor

October 18, 2018

   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

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

"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

  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

   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

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

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

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

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,...

Vanguard Volleyball Serves Up A New Manager

Victoria Tran, Social Media Director/Media Editor

August 28, 2017

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...

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...

I Got By With a Little Help From My Friends

I Got By With a Little Help From My Friends

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

May 31, 2017

 I was never big on school dances, Spirit Week celebrations, or assemblies. I loathed waking up early, pulling all nighters for school work, or just the simple task of having to spend 7 to 8 hours of my life every day in a classroom. High school is a strange thing. You love it without knowing you lo...

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