The Accolade

Lancer Regiment takes first place at Oct. 26 tournament; first time winning sweepstakes against bigger bands

Band leaders from each school in the competition march on the field before receiving their awards at Sierra Vista High School Oct. 26. Sunny Hills is the third team from the right. Image reprinted with permission from Brian Milian

Andrew Ngo

November 2, 2019

Following the Lancer Regiment’s first-place finish at the Valencia Field Tournament Oct. 12, the Sunny Hills band won sweepstakes at the Sierra Vista Field Tournament Oct. 26 in Baldwin Park, earning five trophies. “I was really happy with the performance everyone put in,” band director Whitney...

Aug. 27 Back-to-School Night changes for parents include new locations for drama, choir, band classes

Like last year's drum line presentation in the quad during Back-to-School Night, this section of the Lancer Regiment will perform again Aug. 27 in the quad before parents visit their children's teachers. (Accolade File Photo)

Michelle Buckley

August 27, 2019

Because of ongoing construction to the Performing Arts Center [PAC], parents who want to visit their children’s drama, choir, and band classes will have to go to different locations on campus during Back-to-School Night Aug. 27. “Parents will meet me in the cafeteria where we are having class...

$4.5 million PAC modernization expected to finish next February, officials say

A worker continues construction on the first day of school inside the closed Performing Arts Center. He was working on a part of the stage during a tour that principal Allen Whitten gave to two Accolade staff members. Photo by Accolade news editor Tyler Pak.

Hope Li

August 16, 2019

While the Performing Arts Center [PAC] remains closed for remodeling until at least February, the programs that use it during the school year have had to adjust to new locations ranging from Buena Park High School’s theater building to the cafeteria. “Things are always changing, but [it’s] their...

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