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Teachers on Break

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

   This past summer, Mr. Finn spent most of his time in summer school. “That’s kind of boring, but I did that because I needed money for my son’s first college tuition payment,” said Finn. When he had some time off from summer school, he often went to the Del Mar Racetrack. On the topic of t...

Welcome To Africa

Welcome To Africa

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

September 24, 2019

  This summer I got to experience something I knew I would never have the opportunity to do ever again in my life. I earned a scholarship to spend 12 full days in South Africa researching rhinos, and 20 hour flight aside, it was one of the best things I have ever done and one of the best thi...

Soap by Spence

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

November 5, 2017

Working while attending high school certainly isn’t unique or uncommon, but when you’re self-employed like senior Spencer DeMont, it can take on an entirely new challenge. DeMont runs an auto detail business out of the back of his car, and over the last year it has grown from cleaning and detailing th...

The Amazing Alan Abramovitz

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Sophomore Alan Abramovitz is one of El Modena’s best water polo keeper   Alan Abramovitz is varsity water polo’s new goalkeeper. He began playing polo last year being a part of the Junior Varsity team and this year bumped up to varsity. Despite being a very skilled goalkeeper, this p...

Sean Warren Shares His Story

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

    FL: If it’s okay, could you possibly elaborate on what exactly happened SW: “So I was on a camping trip with my friends and we were off roading in a, kind of like a dune buggy and we were going on a turn and the dune buggy rolled over and my hand got crushed under the roll b...

Football Games: Do’s and Don’ts

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

El Modena is known for a rambunctious and energetic student crowd at all the football games. The crowd can be intimidating, especially if you are new on campus. Here are a few tips to help you embrace and become one with the crazy crowd at Vanguard games. DO -Wear El Mo attire -Cheer as loud...

Cheer is Ready for the New Year

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017

Going into her second year as a cheerleader and first year as a captain, sophomore Kayden Wagner reveals her excitement for the upcoming seasons, her plans for her team, and her thoughts on cheer and being a captain. Frontline: What do you want people to know about the cheer team this year? Ka...

Can You Dig It?

Abigail Capra, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

With volleyball season just around the corner, freshman Miranda Fahie is ready to take on the court with the varsity team. Fahie is very smart when it comes to this intense sport, and it will show on the court this volleyball season.   Frontline: How does it feel being a freshman on varsit...

William Wallace and the Future of YouTube

William Wallace and the Future of YouTube

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

August 26, 2017

   With an extensive portfolio as a vlogger, music video director, and camera guru, senior William Wallace continues to gain traction on YouTube with likes, comments, and subscribers.   Frontline: When did you start your YouTube account and what sparked your interest in vlogging? William ...

Parayao Deciphers Personalities

Parayao Deciphers Personalities

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

February 4, 2017

Roaming the halls of El Modena with a striped scarf and signature fedora, junior Kylan Parayao finds interest in discovering the personalities of his fellow students. Specifically the difference between introverts and extroverts, in which this hobby was sparked by his life as an introvert and his observant...

Live with Luis Balderas

Live with Luis Balderas

Mariah Pena, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Frontline: What is the name of the band youre in and how did it come about? Luis Balderas: Well it's Sidewalk Chumps and the name came about when our guitarist, Paul, was walking in the middle of the street. We said "there's a sidewalk for a reason" and he said "sidewalks are for chumps," and s...

A Fresh Start for the Feature Page

A Fresh Start for the Feature Page

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

September 16, 2016

Neil Young once proclaimed that, “One new feature or fresh take can change everything.” The feature page embodies this phenomenon, as it focuses on the lives of students and creates a school-wide mutual respect for the individuals who occupy El Modena. As the Feature Page’s declaration, we on...

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