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Tribute to FASE

Tribute to FASE

Melissa Tea, Online Manager/Staff Writer

May 9, 2020

“The janitors threw away our tinikling sticks!” I was dumbfounded by the news Dagny Parayao, Jessica Thi, and Emily Mai had delivered. What could be so important about 8 feet long bamboo poles? While a few lost sticks seem small, they were the center point of (FASE) Filipino Asian Student Education’...

Winter Formal Court Interview with Caleb Maffey

Winter Formal Court Interview with Caleb Maffey

Dulce Jurado and Dulce Jurado

February 3, 2020

Frontline: “How does it feel to be on court?” Caleb Maffey: “It’s pretty cool that I was chosen. I was super surprised when I first heard that I was on it, but I’m proud to be. Thank you to all those who nominated me.” FL: “What clubs are you part of?” CM:“I’m a part of V...

Winter Formal Court Interview with Mia Gutierrez

Winter Formal Court Interview with Mia Gutierrez

Dulce Jurado, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: “How does it feel to be on court?” Mia Gutierrez: “It feels nice and really exciting. I feel honored.” FL: “What clubs are you part of?” MG: “I'm the president of Elmo’s film club and I’m part of Elmo’s helpers.” FL: “What are your thoughts on the theme?” MG: ...

Winter Formal Interview with Melissa Tea

Winter Formal Interview with Melissa Tea

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: How does it feel to be on court? Melissa Tea: “It’s amazing. I’m really surprised, actually, and I really appreciate everyone who nominated me.” FL: What clubs are you a part of? MT: “I am a part of FASE and VSA.” FL: What are your thoughts on the theme? MT: “I thin...

Winter Formal Court Interview with La’Shawn Thompson

Winter Formal Court Interview with La'Shawn Thompson

Melissa Tea, Online Manager/Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: How does it feel to be on court? La’Shawn Thompson: “It’s exciting to know that I was nominated.” FL: What clubs are you a part of? LT: “Black Student Union.” FL: What are your thoughts on the theme? LT: “It’s definitely different and interesting.” FL: What i...

Winter Formal Court Interview with Dulce Sanchez

Winter Formal Court Interview with Dulce Sanchez

Melissa Tea, Online Manager/Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Frontline: How does it feel to be on court? Dulce Sanchez: “When I was informed that I was on the court, I felt nervous but very joyful at the same time.” FL: What clubs are you a part of? DS: “I’m the president of MECHA and CIA (Catholics in Action).” FL: What are your thoughts on the them...

Winter Formal Interview with Isabella Perez

Isabella Perez

Ashley Lewis, Social Media Manager

February 3, 2020

Frontline: “How does it feel to be on the court?” Isabella Perez: “To me, it feels like a great honor to be nominated for the court and I never expected it! It’s a very exciting time and I’m happy for all my fellow nominees.” FR: “What clubs are you apart of?” IP: “I’m a pa...

Winter Formal Court Interviews with Jason Hoang

Winter Formal Court Interviews with Jason Hoang

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Frontline: How does it feel to be on court? Jason Hoang: “I guess I was surprised because I didn’t think that I would get that many submissions.” FL: What clubs are you a part of? JH: “I’m on board for Red Cross and Interact, and a couple others.”  FL: What are your thoughts on th...

Under the Lights with Josh Smith

Senior TE/ILB, #12 Josh Smith, playing at the Segerstrom Game

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

September 18, 2017

“A nice tackle made by number 12 Josh Smith!” Bob Ruddy, Voice of the El Modena Vanguards, booms through the stadium. Football season is back baby! And Senior Tight End and Inside Linebacker, Josh Smith, is hitting it hard. But football isn’t Smith’s only specialty. The Renaissance man also busies ...

A RUNderful Cross Country Season

Senior Hannah Habibi at a race with other varsity girls on September 29,2016.

Lauren De Moor, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017

One of El Modena’s returning cross country girls, Hannah Habibi, shares her thoughts on the upcoming year and reflects on past seasons as a varsity team member.   Frontline: How will this year be different from last year? Hannah Habibi: “This year will be different from the previous ye...

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Senior TE/DT Luke Dunham (#80) with Sophomore DB/WR Andrew Tierney (#29) and Sophomore OL/DL Zack Dunham (#60)

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

August 27, 2017

Luke Dunham is here to answer why 1,085,272 high school students played tackle football in the 2015-2016 school year. Frontline: You’ve played Vanguard Football for three years. What makes this upcoming season different? Luke Dunham: I’m a senior this year, and it will be my last season ...

William Wallace and the Future of YouTube

Wallace in the midst of photographing the natural world (Photo via William Wallace).

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 ...

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