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The Accolade

Aiden Park

Aiden Park, Opinion Editor

Having been the arts & entertainment editor last year, senior Aiden Park is excited to continue his journey in The Accolade as he returns as the co-opinion editor. He hopes to make great memories and contributions to the staff.

Outside of The Accolade, Park works part-time and runs in the cross country and track and field team.

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Episode 10: DID YOU KNOW — Senior Paper Toss

Jiwoo Han and Aiden Park May 3, 2024

Accolade staff writers junior Kayden Kim (left) and sophomore Kevin Lee work on creating magazine layouts for The Accolade’s upcoming May senior issue during fourth period Tuesday, April 17, in Room 138. With the creation of an honors Advanced Journalism course starting next school year, Kim, Lee and their peers on staff can be eligible to earn honors credit for taking this elective if they become an editor.

Starting in the 2024-2025 school year, Advanced Journalism students eligible to earn honors credit

Aiden Park, Opinion Editor April 25, 2024

For the first time in Sunny Hills history, students enrolled in Advanced Journalism are eligible to earn honors credit starting in the 2024-2025 school year. “It was a long and arduous process to...

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...

Math teacher Dylan Kuhn helps freshman Favio Gonzalez with a cross multiplying worksheet during his fourth period Algebra 1 class on Wednesday, August 30, in Room 23.

TOUCH BASE: Former SH baseball athlete helps out as pitching coach and new math teacher

Aiden Park, Opinion Editor October 22, 2023

This is the seventh in a series of profiles on new, full-time instructors hired at Sunny Hills during or before the fall semester of the 2023-2024 school year. Expect more profiles to be posted soon. Though...

The Sunny Hills League of Legends Lancer Gold team celebrate winning the 2023 CIF season Friday, May 12, after their 2-0 victory over La Quinta High School the day before.


Nathan Lee, Justin Pak, and Aiden Park October 2, 2023

eSports While the school’s publications programs can trace their origins back as far as when the campus first opened in the 1959-1960 school year, this video gaming group first started out as a club...

English teacher Jill Lomheim explains a creative writing assignment to her fourth period English 1 class Friday, April 21, in Room 48 while handing out papers to the students sitting in the front row.

WELCOME BACK: Alumna finds way to alma mater as new English teacher

Aiden Park, Opinion Editor May 10, 2023

Jill Lomheim was on the path toward law school upon her final year as an undergrad at California State University, Fullerton [CSUF], in 2000. The Class of 1997 graduate would have never made an impact...

With a white cane in his hand, student teacher Isaac Rico gives his English 3 fifth period students instructions for taking a test in Room 57 on Monday, Feb. 27.

Visually impaired student teacher perseveres

Aiden Park, Opinion Editor April 4, 2023

Blurs, floaters and light movement. That is what English instructor Scott Enrico’s student teacher, Isaac Rico, is limited to seeing on a daily basis. But such a disability hasn’t stopped Rico...

Utility player senior Sofia Smith prepares to shoot the ball during a Tuesday, Jan. 17, practice at the Sunny Hills’ aquatics pool.

GIRLS WATER POLO PREVIEW: Lady Lancers shoot for a CIF title as well as securing their sixth Freeway League title

Aiden Park, Opinion Editor January 24, 2023

Coaches: Keith Nighswonger (head coach), Sergio Durango (assistant coach), Jordan Jaime (assistant coach) Top Returning Players: Jamie Cho (12), Ariana Choi (12), Brooke Shiohama (12), Sofia Smith (12) Top...

Football head coach David Wilde instructs his players on an offensive play in a Sept. 9 home game against Brea Olinda.

Coach Wilde’s Upturn: Journey from CIF winning team player to head coach

Aiden Park, Opinion Editor September 27, 2022

His efforts on the Sunny Hills football team led to two Freeway League titles. In 1990, he played defensive back and wide receiver on the Lancer football squad that won a CIF title. New head football...

Fullerton Police officer Gene Valencia makes an effort to engage with students, staff while on campus.

New school resource officer aims to bring an active presence among students, staff

Aiden Park, Opinion Editor September 19, 2022

First one here, last to leave. This is the new School Resource Officer [SRO] Gene Valencia’s motto based on his main duty.  “I want to be here first before [students] get here because I want...

Dance Production senior David Burn (left) practices his routine Monday, Nov. 15, after school in Room 130 with math teacher Cristian Bueno and junior Amber Reuter to prepare for the 10th anniversary of Dancing With the Staff. Tickets for the Dec. 9-10 event will go on sale Dec. 2.

PAC to hold Dancing With the Staff for the first time since renovation

Aiden Park, Opinion Editor November 29, 2021

After a two-year absence from having the traditional Dancing With the Staff [DWTS] in the Performing Arts Center [PAC], the event will return to the newly renovated building for its 10-year anniversary...

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