• March 14Hundreds of El Mo students "lie in" for 17 minutes

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Aquatics Prays for a Pool

Aquatics Prays for a Pool

Bodie Bronson, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports, Uncategorized

   All El Modena swim sports are fighting for the chance to acquire a 51 meter pool, as opposed to the current 33 meter pool. A school board meeting took place in early September to decide whether the current pool should be repaired or replaced entirely. Some of El Mo’s aquatics students at...

“Khan”-queror

“Khan”-queror

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

December 2, 2015


Filed under Columns, Feature, Showcase

During the past four years, Rayyan Khan has managed to become one of the most active and academically excellent individuals who have stepped onto the El Modena High School campus. Being part of Aquatics and juggling numerous honors and AP courses throughout his high school career, Khan has always managed...

Girl’s Water Polo Team Captain Interview

Girl’s Water Polo Team Captain Interview

Sabrina McDaniel, Photographer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Frontline: What are your team’s goals this season? Dana Schwamb: To play our best in every game and be league champs since we were so close to getting that last season. FL: What has your team done to prepare in the off-season? DS: A lot of swim sets and leg workouts. FL: What will your team’s keys to success th...

Just Keep Swimming

Just Keep Swimming

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

September 29, 2015


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase

As a senior, Francesca Sarmiento, thrives in two AP Courses, sets an example for academic excellence, swims in Aquatics, and juggles being a good member of the community. Each day, Sarmiento enters ElMo with a promise; to be a better student than she was yesterday. She rushes to each of her classes w...

Boys’ Water Polo Controversy

Boys’ Water Polo Controversy

Sabrina McDaniel, Photographer

August 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

The water polo program has been dealing with having a coach every year for four years. At this time the program doesn’t have a head polo coach but is desperately trying to find one as the boys inch their way towards the beginning of season. Junior Hunter Watts gave some of his opinions about his past t...

El Mo’s very own Brett McCormack

El Mo’s very own Brett McCormack

Olivia Addington, Advertising Editor

February 25, 2015


Filed under Focus

   Brett McCormack, senior, is a talented artist, athlete and friend. From someone who has known this boy since 3rd grade, Brett is one of those people that you truly hope never leaves your life. If there is one important thing to know about Brett, its the fact that he is NEVER afraid to be himself. Since a young age,...

Double Win Finale

Double Win Finale

Maria Minnella, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Yesterday the girl's water polo team was at Brea Olinda High School in Brea. Overall, the Brea Olinda Wildcats are 6-4, but 0-0 in league, while the Vanguards overall 4-15 but 1-3 in the league. The only two levels that engaged in competition were junior varsity and varsity. The junior varsity...

An Unexpected League Loss

An Unexpected League Loss

Maria Minnella, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This past Tuesday, the girl's water polo team of El Modena was at Esperanza High School in Anaheim for a league game. The Vanguards were expected to beat the Aztecs based on past competitions. As varsity warmed up in the pool, the frosh/soph team was closing their game with a final score of 12-6,...

El Mo vs El Do: The Fight In the Pool

El Mo vs El Do: The Fight In the Pool

Maria Minnella, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girl's water polo teams of El Dorado and El Modena met for a league game this Wednesday at El Modena. The El Dorado Hawks are 3-4-0 this season, while the El Modena Vanguards are 4-12-0. The night started off at the junior varsity level with a really strong win. Leading the game the whole time,...

The Lady Vanguards vs The Lady Knights in the Pool

The Lady Vanguards vs The Lady Knights in the Pool

Maria Minnella, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lady Vanguards of El Modena had a water polo game against Foothill High School on Tuesday, January 13th. Being known for dominating in sports, Foothill has always been a tough competitor for El Modena's water polo teams. The games went just as expected. Foothill won by a landslide, but El Modena...

Kieusa Nguyen, Fringe Editor

January 15, 2015


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

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