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The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

Actor Ji-soo Kim from the K-pop all-girls band, Blackpink (left), glances at Jung Hae-in, who plays the character of a North Korean spy named Lim Su-ho in Disney+s Snowdrop. The episodic series was DIsney+s first Korean drama to be released on its streaming platform earlier this year and exemplifies the South Korean approach to addressing relationships known as mildang.

It’s called mildang, and that’s what keeps me hooked on K-dramas

Esther Oh May 18, 2022

Though I grew up in a fairly traditional Korean household, I didn’t join my culture’s TV/movie drama fan base until my friends persuaded me to watch one in the seventh grade.  My first K-drama...

Staff Editorial: Lunch starting first before break opens up new opportunities for ASB, other electives

Staff Editorial: Lunch starting first before break opens up new opportunities for ASB, other electives

The Accolade Editorial Board May 16, 2022

The 2022-2023 Accolade editorial board unanimously agreed that next year’s bell schedule will benefit the multiple electives and student body of Sunny Hills. To prevent student burnout, the three...

Staff Editorial: Craig Weinreichs deep roots here make for a worthy hire

Staff Editorial: Craig Weinreich’s deep roots here make for a worthy hire

The Accolade editorial board unanimously agrees with hiring Craig Weinreich as the new principal of Sunny Hills. The Fullerton Joint Union High School District [FJUHSD] left Sunny Hills with a seemingly...

Staff Editorial: Stay for lunch during IFF

Staff Editorial: Stay for lunch during IFF

The Accolade Editorial Board March 17, 2022

The Accolade editorial board unanimously agreed that students at Sunny Hills should participate in the upcoming International Food Fair. When longing for a day filled with Lancer spirit, tasty food...

Keeping with the spirit of Student Press Freedom Day, editor-in-chief senior Michelle Sheen advocates for greater awareness and increased support of journalism programs in high schools.

Using my voice with student press freedom

Michelle Sheen March 4, 2022

Like many other youths nationwide, I took part in the annual celebration of free speech for students. I attended a Zoom workshop on Feb. 23 hosted by PEN America, an organization aimed at protecting...

As the Fullerton Joint Union High School District [FJUHSD] board of trustees reviews applicants for the position of SH principal, The Accolade hopes it will choose the candidate who shares the previous leader’s qualities as an authoritative yet welcoming leader and holds visions for the future of our on-campus programs.

Students’ Pal: The Accolade shares its views on qualities of new principal

The Accolade Editorial Board February 21, 2022

Because the seniors on the editorial board will have graduated by the time the new principal at Sunny Hills will most likely start, we have decided to leave the consensus on what qualities the new campus...

With the start of the new year, editor-in-chief Michelle Sheen makes the resolution to focus more deeply on The Accolade’s print product and oversee the development of “The Accocast,” the publication’s first-ever podcast.

The new year calls for resolutions to improve The Accolade

Michelle Sheen February 7, 2022

As a sentiment of the new year, I made a 2022 resolution to continue focusing on creating high-quality print work and starting new projects for The Accolade during the remainder of my senior year.  To...

Rioters invaded the Capitol building Jan. 6 in response to President Joe Biden’s victory during the 2020 election. With its one-year anniversary, Americans should reflect on this event and work toward eliminating party divisions.

On the first anniversary of the Capitol riot, Americans need to overcome their political divide and work toward creating a more inclusive future

Rida Zar January 15, 2022

The word “anniversary” often has a positive connotation. Weddings, birthdays, the Fourth of July and several others represent the start of something meaningful and elicit joy in those who celebrate...

Considering the negative impact of  COVID-19 on student and teacher mental health, FJUHSD should implement more mental health resources for their usage.

Staff Editorial: Increasing the availability of mental wellness resources for students and teachers remains a necessity to combat rising rates of depression and anxiety

The Accolade Editorial Board January 13, 2022

The Accolade editorial board unanimously voted for the Fullerton Joint Union High School District [FJUHSD] to provide more mental wellness activities/resources on campus to aid students and teachers.  As...

With his Boy Scouts uniform on, senior Daniel Kong stands in front of the “BSA Troop 1747” banner. Kong spearheaded an Eagle Scout Project on May 15, 2020, handcrafting black bookshelves, both of which were donated to The Accolade in Room 138.

Boy Scouts is more than just an extracurricular activity; it’s a lifestyle

Daniel Kong January 10, 2022

Facing the 100 members of my Boy Scout group, I stood inside the chapel of Mission Community Church in Anaheim on Aug. 21, 2021 and proudly shouted "Troop, what do we stand for?" “For God, country,...

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