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May 14: Reflecting on how my last spring dance concert went virtual

Senior dance co-captain Lauren Kim (far right) and some of her fellow Dance Production [DP] members put on a costume and create a pose Feb. 20 in the dance room. Kim didn’t expect that she would never be able to perform with her senior DP team at the April 9-11 spring dance concert, which was among the campus events canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Image used with permission from Leiana Volen.

Lauren Kim

May 14, 2020

LIVING UNDER THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS This is part of a series of columns from The Accolade staff about their various experiences during the school closure because of the coronavirus pandemic. If you would like to submit some of your experiences, please email us at [email protected] Sitting in one of...

Overcomer: Born deaf, sophomore joins Sunny Hills swim because it’s the only sport that doesn’t ‘really require me to hear’

Sophomore Rachel Green takes a breath during her breast stroke practice in the Sunny Hills aquatics pool. Born deaf, Green relies on a light to go off as her starting signal when she competes in individual heats. Photo taken by Accolade photo editor Megan Shin

Lauren Kim

April 30, 2020

This is the second in a series of articles featuring Sunny Hills students who are also athletes despite their physical or emotional disabilities. Sophomore Rachel Green often swims the middle legs of relays like the 200 individual medley relay and the 200-meter freestyle for the Lady Lancers’ f...

Girls soccer prepares for defense of CIF title

Junior goalkeeper Cil Avila kicks off the soccer ball during a goalkick in practice Nov. 7 at the field next to Hydroflow. Photo taken by Paul Yasutake

Lauren Kim

November 16, 2019

Coaches: Jeff Gordon (head coach), Erick Hurtarte (varsity assistant coach), Sergio Miramontes (varsity assistant coach), Top Returning Players: Cil Avila (11), Auburn Burnett (12), Taylor DeGuzman (12), Brianna Figueroa (9), Zoe Ip (12), Acira Mehta (11), Jazmin Montalvo (11),  Jocelyn Pineda (12) L...

Hey Pomona, Williams! I’m more than my SAT/ACT score

Art by Accolade staff reporter Katherine Kim

Lauren Kim

September 24, 2019

The SAT and ACT – three- to four-hour tests that hover over students’ heads, heavily stressing them out for much of their high school experience. While in high school, students develop intellectual knowledge and academic skills to help prepare them for their future careers. In fact, many take Adva...

Charge it! Students can now pay for stag dances with a credit card

The Sunny Hills Webstore offers Lancers a chance to use a credit card to buy a

Lauren Kim

August 16, 2019

Students interested in going to all three stag dances this school year but don’t have cash on hand can now pay using a credit card. Credit card purchases can be done by going to the Sunny Hills website, sunnyhills.net, and then clicking on the “SHHS Webstore,” which is directly next to the sea...

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