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Kristel Laceste

Kristel Laceste, Photographer

Junior Kristel Laceste, now in her first year as an Accolade photographer, has been taking photographs for the last five years. Not just being school photography but have done sports writing for her past schools' newspaper. Laceste had also experienced freelance photography for a year but stopped in wanting to pursue extracurricular activities at Sunny Hills High School. Sports photography is one of Laceste's biggest passion and all started at her former school. She was the first official photographer and was awarded the Technology award with her definite skills. Aside from photography, Kristel Laceste does a lot of activities including playing tennis, participating in different types of clubs like GIRL UP, cooking and singing. Her favorite music genres are indie and alternative.

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The Lancers’ No. 1 singles player, sophomore Carson Lee, returns a serve with a forehand during a 6-0 victory over Fullerton’s No. 1 singles player, junior Nathaniel Lee. Carson Lee would win all of his three sets, which contributed to a 15-3 Lancers victory over the Indians on April 8.

[Photo] Boys tennis dominates Fullerton 15-3 to hold on to first place in Freeway League

April 11, 2021

The Lancers’ No. 1 singles player, sophomore Carson Lee, returns a serve with a forehand during a 6-0 victory over Fullerton’s No. 1 singles player, junior Nathaniel Lee. Carson Lee would win all of...

Tight end and linebacker freshman Connor Irons does a dumbbell shoulder press in front of the weight room during a Jan. 27 practice in preparation for the return of the football season, which will begin at a March 12 home opener against Fountain Valley.

[Photo] Lancer football ready to make return to the field this Friday even without title defense opportunity

March 10, 2021

Tight end and linebacker freshman Connor Irons does a dumbbell shoulder press in front of the weight room during a Jan. 27 practice in preparation for the return of the football season, which will begin...

While maintaining social distancing and wearing masks, the Lancer football team practices along the baseball field Nov. 10, 2020. These athletes will not have a chance to defend their CIF-SS Division 8 title this year after a Jan. 20 announcement from CIF canceled the fall sports playoffs. Kristel Laceste

[Photo] Sunny Hills teams unable to participate in playoffs after the cancellation of CIF playoffs in football and fall sports

February 13, 2021

While maintaining social distancing and wearing masks, the Lancer football team practices along the baseball field Nov. 10, 2020. These athletes will not have a chance to defend their CIF-SS Division 8...

Since the start of hybrid learning on Nov. 2, agriculture students have had the chance to see the three newly born kids and one lamb whose mothers are shown eating grass almost two months before the first lamb was born on Dec. 10.

[Photo] Six mother goats and lambs give birth on recently reopened campus farm

December 17, 2020

Since the start of hybrid learning on Nov. 2, agriculture students have had the chance to see the three newly born kids and one lamb whose mothers are shown eating grass almost two months before the first...

The area in front of the building is enclosed with fences in preparation for the ongoing school construction of the landscaping of the PAC, which will include the installation of a retaining wall.

[Photo] COVID-19 pandemic delays many on-campus plans, reopening of school on Nov. 2 will not affect progress

November 22, 2020

The area in front of the building is enclosed with fences in preparation for the ongoing school construction of the landscaping of the PAC, which will include the installation of a retaining wall.

Many public colleges, including California State University, Fullerton, have decided against requiring an SAT or standardized test score on college applications, as College Board testing centers have been closed throughout much of California because of the coronavirus pandemic.

[Photo] Relief, frustration, confusion among student reactions to cancellation of SAT testing locations, California public universities’ decision to not require scores on college applications

November 19, 2020

Many public colleges, including California State University, Fullerton, have decided against requiring an SAT or standardized test score on college applications, as College Board testing centers have been...

While the Sunny Hills campus is devoid of students until it reopens to hybrid learning, some like sophomore Michael Ramirez have been coming out to the quad after school hours to practice their skateboarding skills. Here, Ramirez uses a broken umbrella base as a prop to hop over while riding his skateboard.

[Photo] Photo Gallery: Skaters at Sunny

September 27, 2020

While the Sunny Hills campus is devoid of students until it reopens to hybrid learning, some like sophomore Michael Ramirez have been coming out to the quad after school hours to practice their skateboarding...

The El Dorado wildfire worsened air conditions across the Los Angeles metropolitan area and caused this orange-tinted sky on Sept. 9.

[Photo] Photo Gallery: Wildfire aftermath

September 30, 2020

The El Dorado wildfire worsened air conditions across the Los Angeles metropolitan area and caused this orange-tinted sky on Sept. 9.

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