The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

Distance learning provides much time for introspection

Krishna Thaker November 12, 2021

Friday the 13th, 2020. That day of school before all Fullerton Joint Union High School District schools “temporarily” closed down because of increasing COVID-19 concerns is one that I am unlikely to...

Conversation among peers cleanses mind, reduces stress

Kate Yang November 12, 2021

Sophomore Year 2020-2021: No dances, no football games to attend and no classrooms to chat in. Distance learning, aside from stunting the academic aspect of school, left me staring at my computer screen...

Music to his ears. Accolade business manager senior Daniel Kong got school officials to create a Google Form that allows students to submit school-appropriate songs for playing on the speakers. Before that, assistant principal Melissa Stinson would play songs from iHeartRadio through the school speakers during break and lunch.

Don’t play the radio, let the students DJ!

Daniel Kong October 20, 2021

After more than a year of distance learning, I eagerly stepped onto the Sunny Hills campus for the first day of my senior year on Aug. 16. Many things had changed for those who never came to campus...

Gi Hun (Lee Jung Jae, “Along with the Gods”) brings his dalgona, a honeycomb-like candy, to the light, and discovers a new way to cut out the umbrella shape during ppopgi, the second round of the competition that comprises “Squid Game.”

Though a bit too violent at times, South Korean hit ‘Squid Game’ resonates with all cultures with its accurate portrayals of those in heavy debt

Rachel Yun October 19, 2021

One crack, and it’s over. Ppopgi is a traditional Korean game played by carving out the imprinted shape on dalgona, a frail honeycomb-like candy, that often leads to fractures if one is not careful...

Let’s go back to traditional worksheets

Krishna Thaker September 7, 2021

Solve 18x = 2(30/3) + 17 - 5x + 13. This particular algebra problem has at least eight steps. Eight long steps of subtracting, adding, multiplying and condensing to get the final answer.  While...

Virtual learning offers new domains

Anthony Keem September 7, 2021

The future of education is here, and it’s digital.  As students return to school, many have developed a distaste for the use of technology in learning.  Though their feelings are warranted, students...

I have the drive to drive

Alice Shin February 12, 2021

I got my driver's license last week Just like we always talked about 'Cause you were so excited for me To finally drive up to your house “Drivers License,” Olivia Rodrigo’s debut Jan....

Yellow light means wait

Alice Lee February 12, 2021

Red lights, stop signs I still see your face in the white cars, front yards Can't drive past the places we used to go to These lyrics from Olivia Rodrigo’s new hit single, “Drivers License,”...

Vice President Harris’ casual Converse look truly en Vogue

Nevya Patel January 31, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris stands in front of salmon pink and apple green drapes, paying homage to her former sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha, while wearing a smile reflecting her victory. With her simple...

Original Vice President Kamala Harris print cover a cover-up for racism and prejudice at Vogue

Krishna Thaker January 31, 2021

Option one depicts her sporting a powder blue suit while standing in front of a beautiful gold and tan backdrop. Option two, with green and pink drapes messily hung in the background, shows the vice...

Sophomore Carson Lee hits a forehand in the 64 consolation round at the USTA Boys’ 14 and Boys 12’ National Championships in June of 2018.

After runner-up finish at the Ojai Tennis Tournaments, four-star tennis recruit aims big for his upcoming season

Rachel Yun December 3, 2020

Then eighth-grader Carson Lee took his first big step of his high school tennis career in April 2019 when he played in the Boys 14 and under division at the Ojai Tennis Tournament, one of the oldest and...

Sophomore Owen Taylor smashes a serve at the San Juan Courts during practice.

Sophomore tennis all-star feels excited to compete in the upcoming season after losing most of his first to the pandemic

Rachel Yun December 3, 2020

He’s played in front of his coach, his family and his friends — but never has a former No. 1 ranked tennis player. Or at least that was the case until sophomore Owen Taylor took the court against...

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