Our Mission

The Charger Account seeks to introduce students to the field of journalism and to increase awareness of events in the school, community and the world.

About the School

The Charger Account is published monthly by Leland High School of San Jose Unified School District at:

Leland High School
6677 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95120-2142
(408) 535-6290

The student body at Leland High School is currently composed of 1818 students in grades 9-12. Leland is supported by 118 staff and faculty members.

The Charger Account has been awarded First Place since 1991 by Quill and Scroll and was awarded The George H. Gallup Award in 1997. We have been consistently awarded an All American rating with four marks of distinction every year since 1993 by The National Scholastic Press Association. We are also affiliated with both the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and the American Scholastic Press Association.

The Charger Account reaches 3100 readers monthly. The journalism staff thank the Leland Parent Club for sponsoring distribution of The Charger Account with their membership drive.


Views and opinions published in The Charger Account reflect the viewpoints held solely by their authors. All unsigned editorials are representative of the combined opinion of the editorial staff of The Charger Account.

Letters to the Editors and Guest Articles

Comments and guest articles should be brought to room J-5 or submitted online to lelandchargeraccount@gmail.com. Letters must be signed, but names may be withheld upon request. All letters and articles become the property of The Charger Account and we reserve the right to edit any submissions.


School Website

SJUSD Website


Maintained by Jonathan Li.

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