Frontline

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...

Isabel Martinez: Stud of the Month

Isabel Martinez: Stud of the Month

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

   Sophomore Isabel Martinez, a member of the talented El Modena Pom team, embodies the hard-working cheerleader and always takes her duties seriously on and off the field.     Martinez has plenty of experience, having been on the Pom team since freshman year and dancing since she was three ye...

2020 Vision: The Evolution of Sunglasses

2020 Vision: The Evolution of Sunglasses

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

   According to Glasses History, “The first sunglasses were invented sometime in the 12th century in China. They were a crude slab of smoked quartz that was made to block out the light from the sun. The primitive frames were roughly shaped to hold them against the user's face.”     Gla...

Wrestling in the Past

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

The El Modena Girls Wrestling team has put up quite the fight over the years, especially this season. So far, the girls have both a winning league record as well as a winning overall record.     The girls have defeated various high schools, such as Brea Olinda and El Dorado, creating many memorie...

Star Wars: Brilliant or Bust

Star Wars: Brilliant or Bust

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: What are your thoughts on the new Star Wars film?   Caleb Maffey (12): “There is a lot of fanservice which I appreciate, but it fails to be original.”   Rayne Lejano (11): “I didn’t like some of the small details, but the plot was solid.”   Ethan Tjoa (10): ...

Childish Gambino: A Man of Mastery

Childish Gambino: A Man of Mastery

Joshua Pongco, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

  Donald Glover,also known as  Childish Gambino,  made his music debut in the 10’s. Most of his lyrics came from fellow Hip-Hop artist Eminem’s absurd tendencies. At the 61st GRAMMY awards, Glover along with co-writers Ludwig Göransson and Jeffery Lamar Williams, won song of the year for ...

Adventure in Palm Springs

Adventure in Palm Springs

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

  Freshman Brian Houl took advantage of his time off for winter vacation to go on a memorable adventure with his family through the deserts of Palm Springs. During their time in the desert, they made sure to explore what nature had to offer.    Houl and his family spent two days enjoying the...

The student news site of El Modena High School
humans of el modena