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Class of 2014 students react to the movie they were watching in the Sunny Hills quad during the Oct. 3 Senior Sunrise, considered the first traditional senior event of the school year. The Class of 2021 will be the first to not be able to have one because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused all Associated Student Body on-campus events to be canceled in the fall semester. Some seniors, however, are working on organizing an off-campus gathering that's not school sponsored to be held on the roof of a downtown Brea parking structure at 375 West Birch St. on an undecided Friday in March.

Senior class president organizes off-campus, non-school-sponsored Senior Sunrise next month in Brea after traditional October event is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic

Anthony Keem February 16, 2021

With the first traditional senior event of the 2020-2021 school year -- Senior Sunrise -- getting the ax because of the coronavirus pandemic, some students are working on a free, alternative non-Sunny...

Art done by Accolade assistant graphics editor Karen Lee.

Staff Editorial: It’s time to bring back Senior Sunrise from the ‘ditch’

Alex Park August 21, 2019

Accolade editorial board vote count: 6-5 in favor of the changes made to Senior Sunrise. “Senior Ditch Day” is an unfortunate tradition that loomed over Sunny Hills High School for many years whenever...

The Class of 2016 seniors gather in the quad early in the morning to watch a movie. Back then before the jumbotron in the squad, the ASB had to set up a screen in front of the steps of the quad for the movie to be projected there for students to watch. (Accolade File Photo)

Senior event moves up two months from October to August to curb 12th-graders from ditching classes

Rebecca Choi August 21, 2019

To prevent another year of 12th-graders purposely skipping school either after attending Senior Sunrise on an October morning or not coming at all, the ASB has decided to move the traditional event two...

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