The October "New Perspectives" issue of the school newspaper was one of only three finalists in the BEST HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER category of the Los Angeles Press Club's 61st SoCal Journalism Awards. This is the third straight year we have been named a finalist with Mr. Li as the adviser. We will find out on June 30 whether the Accolade placed first, second or third in this category in which high school newspapers in L.A. and Orange counties compete in.


    The stag dance is this Friday! Our gym will send out the class of 2019 and bring in the class of 2020! For all sophomores and freshmen, you’ve had another great year so make sure to finish it with a lot of fun at the stag dance. It’ll be an unforgettable night so buy your tickets asap!


    It’s annual TGIF Spirit Week this week! Today is black and gold, tomorrow is college bound, it’s Dunder-Mifflin from the Office on Wednesday, Twins Day on Thursday, and Tourists on Friday for underclassmen and tutu’s for seniors. Dress out and be somebody!


    Physical forms will be cleared by our Athletic Director on Thursday, May 23rd, from 2 to 4 p.m. in room 4. 


    Any girls interested in being a part of a team, having fun, and playing basketball, the Girls Basketball Program will be having tryouts for all girls on May 20th @ 3:30 p.m. in the gym. Come try out even if you don't have experience. Please have your physical clearance by the tryout date. See you there!  


    There will be open tryouts for summer boys’ basketball on Thursday, May 23 at 8 p.m. in the gym.  You must complete the athletic clearance process to try out.  Please go to room 6 for the clearance form.  Please see Coach Ok in room 186 with any questions.


    Good morning Science Olympiad team members. Please come by room 182 for a meeting today at lunch. See you all there.


    Sports Fans! Our season is winding down, with our final meeting on Wednesday, May 22nd! But we plan to finish it strong! Come join us that date for an epic party, with lots of food and drinks! We hope to see you there! Once again, our season is winding down, and we want to finish it strong! 


    Our Final Skills USA club meeting is today May 20th. We are meeting after school at 3:00 in Room 402 of the EPIC building. All engineering students are encouraged to attend. We will be discussing the official results of the elections for next year, the WE Create Change and Jamba Juice fundraisers. See you there! 


    EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT! Hey Lancers! The last issue for the school year of the Accolade school newspaper will arrive in your Period 4 class this Friday. Don’t miss out!


    "You're not going to master the rest of your life in one day. Just relax. Master the day. Then just keep doing that every day."  Seniors, guidance wishes you all the best in your future. You will be a great impact on this planet.