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

Art done by Accolade assistant graphics editor Karen Lee.

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 Senior Sunrise arrived on a Friday in October.  For those that do not know, Senior Sunrise is an event for th...

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

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)

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 months earlier to this coming Thursday. “Students took advantage of it being on a Friday in October,...

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