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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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Sunny Hills students enjoy the 2019 prom at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, with the DJ and dance floor set up in the main area. The dance will return to this location Saturday, April 6.

PROM PREVIEW: Titanic-themed dance to be held Saturday, April 6, at Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor April 5, 2024

With more than 800 tickets sold as of Wednesday, April 3, this coming Saturday’s “Titanic”-themed prom will be held at Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific — the same venue as in 2019 before...

The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District provides the community with information regarding the potential dangers of the West Nile virus and what can spread it. The website also offers contact information for the public to ask questions, and that’s how The Accolade learned of the district’s oversight in taking three months longer than expected to remove “PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE” signs warning about West Nile virus dangers outside the Sunny Hills campus and Raytheon Co.

OC Vector officials confirm mistake in failing to remove West Nile virus warning signs outside Sunny Hills in December

Justin Pak, News Editor April 1, 2024

In response to a Thursday, March 28, Accolade online article about “PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE” signs related to the West Nile Virus being removed around the Sunny Hills campus, Vector control officials...

 The five nominees for this years prom king stand together after being handed their sashes during the Thursday, March 28, event in the quad.

Prom court revealed during Thursday, March 28, event in the quad

Alexxa Berumen, Spotlight Editor April 1, 2024

Nearly two weeks after the prom theme video release, the Associated Student Body [ASB] announced the 10 seniors to represent the court on Thursday, March 28.  The nominees for prom king were announced...

The principals digital newsletter promotes three new tutoring programs introduced this year. The Algebra Center, however, on the top right hand corner is an after school tutoring program that has been on campus for awhile..

Faculty, Link Crew introduce new after school tutoring options for such subjects as English, Spanish

Emily Lee and Irene Park March 27, 2024

For the first time in school history, the World Language Department has created an after-school tutoring program for students struggling in Spanish classes. “During one of our Professional Learning...

The six-member Sunny Hills Math Club team (right) joins those from Sierra Canyon School to recognize their first-place tie in the Southern California Mathematics Competition Division B contest with assistant professor of mathematics Nathaniel Emerson at USC’s Taper Hall Saturday, March 23.

Math Club ties for first at Saturday, March 23, Southern California Mathematics Competition at USC

Justin Pak, News Editor March 27, 2024

A six-member team representing the school’s Math Club tied for first place Saturday, March 23, in a competition held every other year at USC. “I’m just so excited and happy for them … it was...

“PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE” signs in English (left) on one side and other languages on the other outside the school’s west parking lot have been removed. The seasonal assistants for the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District had tied them around posts outside of campus and behind Raytheon Co. last October.

Public health notice signs about West Nile virus removed from posts near Sunny Hills, Raytheon Co.

Ellen Hwang and Irene Park March 27, 2024

After six months in which “PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE” disease detection signs were placed outside of the Sunny Hills west parking lot, officials have removed the placards. Orange County Mosquito and...

Assistant principal Heather Bradley directs students to their designated grade level areas after gathering with their second period class: freshmen and sophomores separated in the tennis courts and juniors and seniors divided on opposite sides of the pool area.

SHAPING STANDARDS: FJUHSD contracts with new company, modifies safety regulations

Nicole Park, Copy Editor March 12, 2024

One device with a pull switch is blue; another, light green. Produced by Illinois-based BluePoint Alert Solutions, each equals the size of a 6-inch-by-7-inch red one usually seen in public places like...

To celebrate the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s Crown finalist nomination, The Accolade adviser Tommy Li presents a plastic container of Ferrero Rocher chocolates as a treat for staff members during the fourth period Advanced Journalism class on Wednesday, Dec. 20. Li wanted those on staff to know that regardless of any national award The Accolade will receive on Friday, March 15, he sees them as Gold Crown winners.

The Accolade, Helios earn Crown finalist nominations for second straight year from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association

Susie Kim, Web Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2024

While the Columbia Scholastic Press Association [CSPA] marks its 100th spring convention anniversary in New York next month, The Accolade staff hopes the award ceremony held there will lead to its first...

A rendering of the completed ag building. Once finished in the summer, the nearly $3.8 million three-classroom structure will replace the portable classrooms there.

Nearly $3.8 million building to be constructed on ag farm, replacing 20-year-old portables

Katelyn Ahn, Cub Reporter January 30, 2024

This story was updated Friday, April 12, with an image of what the new ag building will look like. Groundbreaking has begun on a nearly $3.8 million agriculture farm building that will contain three...

Students adjust to half a dozen teacher classroom changes in the 2023-2024 school year

Students adjust to half a dozen teacher classroom changes in the 2023-2024 school year

Aiden Park, Opinion Editor December 14, 2023

Room 185. That’s where English department chairman Scott Rosenkranz usually teaches his English and International Baccalaureate [IB] Theory of Knowledge classes. But not this school year. Math...

A worker sent by the district shows up during second period to clean up the fallen tree trunk in front of Room 137 Thursday, Oct. 26.

NEXT PHASE, LANDSCAPING: Removal of damaged lockers, disease-infested shrubbery provides new opportunities to beautify campus

Irene Park, Copy Editor November 27, 2023

This is the last of a three-part series on the extensive changes to Sunny Hills facilities over the summer and during part of August after the 2023-2024 school year started. Part 1 focused on the new...

This site cant be reached message appears on the screen for anyone trying to access the Fullerton Joint Union High School Districts Aeries attendance and gradebook web-based application since Tuesday, Nov. 14. After a Nov. 14-15 district network shutdown of the internet for undisclosed reasons, teachers were able to access Aeries by Friday, Nov. 17, before the start of school, while students and parents are expected to gain access to Aeries again by Monday, Nov. 20.

Fullerton Joint Union High School District suffers two-day internet outage with no cause given; students, parents unable to access Aeries attendance or gradebook since Tuesday, Nov. 14

Seowon Han, Spotlight Editor & Business Manager November 18, 2023

No tech Tuesday, Nov. 14. No tech Wednesday, Nov. 15. Tech Thursday, Nov. 16, but still no Aeries attendance or gradebook until the next day with access only for teachers and staff. That's what students...

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