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The Accolade

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The Accolade

Justin Pak

Justin Pak, Copy Editor

After taking the Journalism 1 course as a freshman, sophomore Justin Pak joined The Accolade as one of the copy editors. Through journalism, he aims to strengthen his writing skills, manage his time better and improve his social skills. As a cub reporter, Pak primarily wrote news stories and now hopes to write in other sections to broaden his horizons.

In his free time, Pak enjoys watching videos, playing games with friends or sleeping.

All content by Justin Pak
Richard Thomas plays Atticus Finch, an attorney who agrees to defend a Black man accused of sexually harassing a white woman in the stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.

To Kill a Mockingbird stage adaptation worth scouting for something to do during holiday break

November 22, 2022

Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird has faced controversy in recent years, especially during the Black Lives Matter movement. The novel about an Alabama lawyer — Atticus Finch — defending a Black...

Senior Ricardo Gonzalez belts to “Hypocrisy,” a song that Gonzalez wrote and performed Wednesday, Oct. 26,  with three other band members during the Fall Festival held after school in the quad.

PHOTO ESSAY: Conservatory of Fine Arts draws after-school crowd with carnival-themed Fall Festival

November 8, 2022

While New Orleans usually celebrates the Mardis Gras season in the spring, the Conservatory of Fine Arts [COFA] wanted to create a carnival atmosphere for its annual Fall Festival last month. “We...

New World Language teacher Cindy Ruiz passes out papers to her fourth period Spanish 1 class on Tuesday, Aug. 16. Ruiz also coaches the girls frosh-soph soccer team.

Second time’s the charm for new Spanish teacher who applied for a position in the district in 2020

September 6, 2022

The second – instead of the third – time became the charm for new Spanish teacher Cindy Ruiz. Before joining the faculty this school year, Ruiz said she applied to teach Spanish for the Fullerton...

After making an impressive appearance on season 19 of the “American Idol” before withdrawing from the competition, 19-year-old Benson Boone returns to the music scene with his debut single. “GHOST TOWN” conveys sorrowful and pensive emotions felt after a breakup.

Debut song by upcoming artist Benson Boone impressive

May 18, 2022

Whether it’s watching from the sidelines or having first-hand experience, being involved in a sour and rapidly plummeting relationship is a situation many people can relate to. Upcoming artist Benson...

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