• 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

From CIF to the Future

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The upcoming winter season, will be a tough challenge for the girls’ soccer program this year. Last year, almost the entire team were graduating seniors, which was extremely helpful to the team. Many of these seniors had extraordinary talents El Modena hadn’t seen before, and when they all came...

2017-18 Tennis Recap

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Garcia shares that over the season the team didn’t win every game, but “The season was a lot of fun for all of us and we made the best of it.” “The girls have definitely become more consistent in their game and the bonds have grown as well.” Over the season, the team has achieved goals, such...

Ace, Ace, Baby

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

  Sophomore, Hanna Zorrilla, has been playing tennis since she was 12 years old.   Before she began high school tennis, she had previously entered in tournaments outside of school, this is a trait that separates her from many other players. Many of her teammates don’t start out with prior ex...

Is The New Schedule Actually That Bad?

Jessica Corson, El Mo News Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Feature

   The new schedule has generated discussions among teachers and students about whether or not the new schedule has burdened students with homework or teachers with delayed lessons.   When Mrs. Mull was asked about any modifications she’s made to her planning routine she noted, “I have to plan out my c...

Counselor Advice On Finding The Right College For You

Jessica Corson, El Mo News Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News

  With college application deadlines growing nearer, seniors can be heard all across campus discussing their college choices. However for many others, the search for the right college fit is still underway. Counselors Mrs. Echavarria and Mrs. Parizeau are dedicated to helping the senior class amongst th...

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...

Don’t let life get away from you

Zach Saldivar, Writer

June 5, 2017


Filed under Feature

To all the graduating seniors: don’t let the end of the school year bring a feeling of uncertainty and dread. While life beyond high school indeed is uncertain, don’t become complacent in that uncertainty. Make a plan for yourself, but not just a plan of “Well I got this part time job, sweet.”...

All You Need is a Door

All You Need is a Door

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

May 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

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...

History Made at BBMAs

History Made at BBMAs

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

May 21, 2017


Filed under Music, Showcase

The Billboard Music Awards of 2017 brought in many outstanding artists who accomplished numerous achievements over the past year. This year was the first time ever an artist under the genre of K-pop was nominated and invited to the music awards. BTS, a South Korean K-pop group, was revealed to have...

The Risk of Livestreams

The Risk of Livestreams

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

With a growing audience, and a growing number of content creators, live streaming has become a worldwide industry. Many streaming sites, such as Twitch and Chinese site Xiandanjia, pay their streamers using ad revenue or their subscriber base who pay a monthly fee to have perks. Websites such as Facebook...

The Heart of Education

The Heart of Education

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Uncategorized

Around the age of five or six, one enters the new world of learning associated with elementary school. They meet a man or woman who has made it their purpose to spread knowledge to every youthful, voracious mind they meet.   They’re taught the alphabet, the glories of sharing, the skill of reading, a...

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