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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

Senior class vice president savors title earned in 1st prom since 2019

Scarlett Chang May 18, 2022

With the lights dimmed and the crowd hushed, anticipation grew with the patters of a drum roll as the emcee, junior Ariana Choi, prepared to announce the prom king. Though senior Patrick Jimenez, the...

Athlete gets enough ‘track’tion from peers to wear crown as queen

Faith Jung, Social Media Manager May 18, 2022

Senior Abigail Hahm thought it was going to be another ordinary break full of chatting with her friends near the quad. As she lightheartedly started getting out her snack, Hahm was ready to applaud...

Yaawwn! This version of Batman way too long to hold viewers’ attention

Alex Lee, Staff Reporter May 10, 2022

“Avengers: Endgame” runs two minutes past three hours. “Avengers: Infinity War” goes on for two hours and nearly 30 minutes. “Spider-Man: No Way Home” almost equals “Infinity War”...

Director’s version of Gotham and its elements make the runtime worth it

Austin Maushund , Cub Reporter May 10, 2022

Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” is in my opinion one of the best films ever made. Before that, “Minari” about a Korean family moving from California to Arkansas in search of the American dream was...

Sophomore Julia Bautista makes a snack purchase on March 3 from the vending machine in the quad because it was during lunch time. The dispensers are turned off during certain class times and display a message alerting students when sales are available.

Students can now only make purchases on vending machines during certain class times

Susie Kim, News Editor March 8, 2022

Some students were disappointed upon finding out last week that school officials had initiated the implementation of timers on the campus’s three snack and three beverage vending machines — prohibiting...

A Lancer ‘acts wisely’; so getting ahead without having to wait violates social norms

Dominique Chang, Assistant Business Manager January 28, 2022

I grew antsy as the first five minutes of break passed. My stomach growled, and the line to get food from the Roundhouse remained stagnant. Just as the cafeteria staff came into view, a girl abruptly...

It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, and that’s why I have no beef about what I do

Alex Lee, Staff Reporter January 28, 2022

OK, I know, I know. According to a recent Accolade online poll of 76 respondents, 62% agreed that “cutting [in a food line] is against my moral judgment.” Another 24% agreed that this recurring...

Musician Taylor Swift released her second re-recorded album, Red (Taylor’s Version), on Nov. 11. The 30 tracks, including 14 new songs, suit anyone looking to wind down, have a cry or dance.

Red (Taylor’s Version) gives listeners the ideal mix of nostalgia and ambience

Rida Zar, Opinion Editor December 16, 2021

A core memory for many entails jamming out to the latest music releases, giving a soulful performance to a crowd of dedicated stuffed animals. These special songs hold a key place in the hearts of their...

Dead branches stick and poke at Xmas fun

Irene Sheen, Special Sections Editor December 9, 2021

Nothing represents the winter holiday season more than watching the blue garbage truck haul away the decaying, “memory-filled” Christmas tree. Nearly 15 million of these plants annually wind up...

Plastic Trees pollute the holiday season

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2021

A forest green pine tree decked head-to-toe in luminous lights. Such a scene encapsulates my impression of the much anticipated holiday season next month. For the past 15 years, my family and I took...

Distance learning provides much time for introspection

Krishna Thaker, Special Sections Editor 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...

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