Serving Up Memories

Serving Up Memories

Jacob Boyd, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Throughout my two years at El Modena on the Boys Varsity Tennis team, I have looked forward to the last period of the day and even spending a significant amount of time after school practicing and playing matches with a group of people who share my passion for tennis. Although this year has been cut...

New Year, New Building

Building topping ceremony.

Ashley Lewis, Photographer

February 3, 2020

   Back in April of 2019, construction workers broke ground to make way for a new science building on campus. The building is being funded by Measure S, a $288 million dollar bond that was passed in 2016 by the residents of Orange. The Measure S bond is being used to fund four new science buildings...

Boys Varsity Soccer Recap

Boys Varsity Soccer Recap

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

  Head coach of the boys varsity soccer team, Brain Beaman, shares his thoughts regarding the 2017-18 season. Beaman reflects that the season could have gone better, however, “The future looks promising as far as having a lot of returners coming back.” This year there are only five graduating s...

You Just Got Served

Wansikehian (11) poses after sharing her thoughts towards the tennis team.

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

  Vannessa Wansikehian, grade 11, has been playing tennis for three years now. In tennis there are multiple ways one can play.   Some games are played with one person, while others known as doubles require two players for each team. As a varsity player, this 2017-2018 school year will be her ...

Antics With Anna

Anna Smith(10) gets ready for Glow in the Dark themed dance on Friday night.

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

Sophomore Class President, Anna Smith, explains what she has in store for the upcoming year as well as how important a healthy balance between school, sports, and family is during a busy schedule.   Frontline: This is your first year on El Modena ASB, do you have any prior experience regarding le...

All You Need is a Door

My first visit to San Francisco was on a road trip with my best friend and her dad freshman year and I fell in love with the city.

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

May 31, 2017

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...

The Heart of Education

Photo via Wikimedia under creative commons license.

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

May 10, 2017

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...

Ben Hepner Jumps into School Record

Ben Hepner Jumps into School Record

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

April 19, 2017

El modena’s track and field team for years has produced some top athletes. Last year the jumps team saw freshman Ben Hepner dominate in the boys varsity 110m hurdles, long jump, and triple jump.   As a freshman hepner competed at the varsity level making his way into the school record books. Hepner ...

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

The traditional schedule versus the new 4x4 schedule

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 10, 2017

   Recently, a majority of teachers approved the implementation of the new four-by-four (4x4) schedule. Many new and returning students as well as parents do not fully understand the ramifications of this change.      Each school day will now consist of four ninety-minute periods rather tha...

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Xavier Williams smiles for the camera.

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 2, 2017

Xavier Williams is a senior who was nominated for the O.C Register's artist of the year by Mrs. Mull. Xavier submitted a segment of the EMTV's series "What in the world is going on with...".  Xavier is an extremely dedicated student to the art of film; he is a huge part of the EMTV program taking p...

The Last Hill to take the Hill

The Last Hill to take the Hill

February 16, 2017

The Hill tradition is a long one. Senior Zach Hill has baseball in his genes as each of his 5 brothers have made their mark and have accomplished great things playing baseball. Zach's twin brothers Jacob Hill and David Hill transferred to El Modena prior to their sophomore years in search of a more...

Vanguards take home top honors at OCSL Tournament

Vanguards take home top honors at OCSL Tournament

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

February 13, 2017

El Modena’s Speech and Debate team continues to improve as they took home top three placings in three different categories at an Orange County Speech League Tournament. Senior Arman Ghafari won 1st in Dramatic Interpretation of Literature, and Senior Katie Cunningham won 2nd in Parliamentary Debate, where Arman...

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