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The Accolade: We’ve still got issues planned during distance learning; meanwhile, check us out online during this historic COVID-19 period

<i>The Accolade</i>: We've still got issues planned during distance learning; meanwhile, check us out online during this historic COVID-19 period

Tyler Pak

August 24, 2020

This past school year, The Accolade has truly lived up to its namesake.  In previous years with our print issues, we’ve traveled down a two-year win streak of taking the Best High School Newspaper title from the Southern California Journalism Awards sponsored by the Los Angeles Press Club (we’ve b...

As it celebrates 50 years, April 22 Earth Day still has value in the midst of coronavirus pandemic

Art illustrated by Accolade assistant graphics editor Karen Lee

Audrey Seo

April 22, 2020

Since its first celebration in 1970, Earth Day has become a cherished event for environmental activists and tree-huggers alike. But with its 50th anniversary today on April 22, those stuck at home because of COVID-19-related government orders should still honor the occasion by trying out the many online a...

Senior year doesn’t get easier after getting college acceptance letters

As college acceptance letters are rolling in for Accolade feature editor Lira Jeong, she is struggling to figure out what major to settle on. Art by Accolade assistant graphics editor Karen Lee

Lira Jeong

March 21, 2020

“Congratulations! We are pleased to offer you admission …” As I was reading this on March 7, I sighed with relief. I finally received the assurance that I have the option of going to a college of my choice. Unfortunately, all the anxiety and stress didn’t disappear after one letter. As...

Instagram Cheetos filter earns recognition for Sunny Hills senior

Senior Ruben Parker promotes his

Aaliyah Magana

March 19, 2020

Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok and Twitter. These platforms have become more popular among youth because of word-of-mouth about the latest trends. Instagram entered the fray Aug. 13 by collaborating with Spark AR Studio, a Facebook-owned designing software used to create the augmented reality (AR)...

Staff Editorial: With the campus closed to students until March 30, thank goodness we have a news website to keep us connected and informed

The 2019-2020 Accolade staff with its sixth-place Best of Show award for its first issue of the year titled,

Alex Park

March 15, 2020

A message from The Accolade editorial board: If COVID-19 happened just two years ago, The Accolade would have had to wait until students can return to campus for our staff to publish any articles related to this pandemic in our print product. With the school shut down for a week before spring ...

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