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Reflection and Recollection: The Hopeful Remedies to an Unconventional Graduation

Reflection and Recollection: The Hopeful Remedies to an Unconventional Graduation

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

The recent news that California schools will remain closed through the rest of the year due to the novel coronavirus has truly impacted the lives of the El Modena senior class of 2020. With the disappointing realization that the traditional graduation at Fred Kelly stadium will not take place at the end ...

The Marvelous Millie Montoya

The Marvelous Millie Montoya

Mia Gutierrez, Editor-In-Chief

March 28, 2020

Vanguard Alumna, Millie Montoya,  from the graduating class of 2018, is planning to transfer from Santiago Canyon College with four Associates degrees to a four year university this fall. Frontline: What motivates you to do well in school? Mille Montoya: “What motivates me to do well in schoo...

Commissioner of Creativity At El Modena

Isabella Perez

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

March 25, 2020

Frontline: “What’s your position in ASB?” Isabella Perez: “I’m Visual and Performing Arts, or VAPA, Commissioner.” FL: “What does that position entail?” IP: “When I interviewed for the position I asked what the different teachers of the department would like to see from me and they s...

Boyd Builds His Future

Boyd Builds His Future

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

   When the end of summer approaches, most high school students anxiously await the start of a new school year, reluctantly giving up their video games and preparing their school supplies. However, circumstances were different with freshman Andrew Boyd. Boyd, soon to be a sophomore, sacrificed his firs...

Brian Mull: The Student Who Became the Coach

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

    From teaching at Orange High School to coaching the Men’s Varsity tennis team at El Modena, coach Brian Mull always stays optimistic. “It’s just a little rushed, getting to Elmo, but no big deal,” he said. As for coaching at Elmo, this will be Mull’s fifth year. Not only is he coaching h...

Nish Nguyen: An El Modena Fencing Phenom

Nish Nguyen: An El Modena Fencing Phenom

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Most high school students only hear the words, “foil,” “épée,” and “saber” in a movie or theater play, but do not personally relate to these French terms. However, to sophomore Nish Nguyen, these are his tools of expertise in a physically demanding and time-consuming sport.    Ngu...

A Wrestler’s Role Model

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: Who is your role model and why? Andrew Boyd: “My role model is definitely my dad. He inspires me to try my best at everything, including wrestling. My dad also wrestled in high school and loved it. In the beginning, he taught me some moves and that’s when I realized that I wanted to wres...

A Coach’s Successful Season

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: Who has really shown off their skills this year? Coach Biagini: “Everyone has stood out this year, but there’s a core group of guys who really help lead the team. That’s sophomore Kameron Gardner, sophomore Jack Simons, senior Joseph Palacios, junior Sal Muñoz, and senior Zack Du...

Boys Wrestling Victory

Boys Wrestling Victory

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

  On Wednesday, January 22nd, El Modena’s Boys Wrestling team earned the title of North Hills League Champions. Through tremendous effort and maintaining a positive attitude throughout the season, the boys went on to win League for the first time in seven years.    According to the boys’ coa...

2020 Welcome: New Decade New Rules

2020 Welcome: New Decade New Rules

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

    As the new semester began, certain rules were ratified. One of the three new rules introduced is the no hat policy. This policy was first implemented by administration at the beginning of the second semester. The only exceptions for this policy are solid-colored or El Modena headwear. Administ...

A Hooper’s Hero

A Hooper's Hero

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: Who is your role model and why?   Dimitri Pilafas: “My role model is Mel Gibson. He is just an everyday guy who defies all odds by being a great actor and making some of the best movies. I look up to him everyday.  

A Basketball Coach and His Ballers

A Basketball Coach and His Ballers

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: Who has really shown off their skills this year?   Coach Henderson: “Our two offensive leaders this season have been  Senior Kyle Rasmussen and Senior Jacob Stock. Rasmussen can score from anywhere on the floor and he’s the guy we go to when we need a bucket. Stock has really stepped into t...

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