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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

Alice Lee

Alice Lee, Staff Reporter

As a new addition to The Accolade, junior Alice Lee passionately strives for innovative and intriguing stories to write and interest readers. To fill her position as staff reporter, she will aspire to constantly put out her proudest works. Having experienced writing stories online and on paper, she prepares for any types of stories in all formats. Lee is expecting many obstacles, but also a wonderful year in The Accolade with many accomplishments ahead.

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Junior Sharon Choi’s award-winning painting in the international 2021 Science Without Borders Challenge depicts the mangroves as a safety shelter for the small fish from the predators.

Junior wins $500 from art contest

May 28, 2021

After competing in the international 2021 Science Without Borders Challenge, junior Sharon Choi placed first in the category for 15-19-year-old students, winning $500 for her ocean conservation painting...

Senior Brandon Roberts sprints toward the finish line in the boys 400-meter relay as his team places first with a 44.70 time. Roberts’ relay team will be among others from the boys and girls track and field squad advancing to California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section preliminaries June 5 after placing in the Top 3 in their races.

Some runners finish in Top 3 in Freeway League Finals, advance to June 5 CIF Preliminaries

May 23, 2021

A total of 15 runners and one high jumper from the boys and girls track and field team will compete June 5 in the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section [CIF-SS] preliminaries after placing...

Students can take online tests to find out their Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

MBTI becomes a trend among students in order for them to discover their inner selves more

May 16, 2021

It’s a four-letter word. But not that one. Though it’s really an acronym, MBTI, which stands for Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, some Sunny Hills students are beginning to use it as part of a conversation...

English teacher Randy Oudega (left) leans in to kiss the right cheek of “Tank

Not his first rodeo — English teacher who grew up on a dairy farm gets most student votes to kiss the cow as culmination of Future Farmers of America Week

March 16, 2021

English teacher Randy Oudega never thought he would get enough votes from students to be nominated for the honor of a Future Farmers of America [FFA] spring semester tradition: Kiss the Cow. “Udder...

Yellow light means wait

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,”...

A student celebrates after a teacher announces that the semester final will be optional.

Teachers should make online finals optional

December 14, 2020

With final exams scheduled for next week, teachers have started to address what they plan to do during the two-hour period. At Sunny Hills, students normally attend two classes from Tuesday through...

Juniors Amelie Fu (bottom right), Maxwell Robey (bottom left), Serin Kong (top right) and Samuel Bae (top left) sit on ladders or skateboards to present the pink, blue and tan shirts of the season one collection of YOUTH VISION.

YOUTH VISION presents a platform to display the young generation’s views on clothing

November 7, 2020

As junior Jaden Gong’s second semester of sophomore year at Sunny Hills High School rolled in, his parents struck a deal with him that if he achieves a GPA higher than 4.0, they will financially...

An artist's rendition of the writer avoiding possible risks by remaining in cohort c.

Distance learning is the new norm; Cohort C would secure my health and that of my family

November 1, 2020

As I scrolled through Instagram stories this summer, all I saw on my feed were polls from students in the Fullerton Joint Union High School District asking whether their viewers chose Cohort A/B or Cohort...

The Hawaiian Chicken Bowls offers a fair staple -- turkey legs for $15 each.

The OC Fair is canceled, but the food isn’t: Drive-thru option worth the ride

October 6, 2020

For many families, the Orange County Fair has been a summertime staple.  Held annually at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, the event has been known for its rides, entertainment and most...

An artist’s rendering of Gang Dong-won, who stars as Jeong-seok, an ex-South Korean soldier. The protagonist fights for his life to escape from zombies and a rogue military unit established nearby Incheon Port in “Peninsula,” the long-awaited sequel to 2016’s South Korean-made “Train to Busan.”

‘Train to Busan’ sequel derails from beginning as zombies take a backseat to military troop gone awry

September 12, 2020

Earning $98.5 million worldwide, South Korea’s “Train to Busan” returns four years after its initial release with a long-awaited yet disappointing sequel that features a cliche good guys vs. bad...

Bayanihan Club members perform one of their classic routines during a March 11, 2017, Pilipino Culture Night. This year’s April 18 event would have featured a similar performance if it didn't get canceled because of school closure stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. From The Accolade photo file

Annual Pilipino Culture Night canceled because of COVID-19 pandemic; group leaders weigh possible summer show if government social distancing guidelines ease up

May 3, 2020

While organizations like the ASB and Dance Production are posting video messages or performances on social media for Sunny Hills students or others to view because of their April canceled events, one campus...

The Sunny Hills Cyber Patriots club competes in its first tournament Oct. 26 at Troy High School. The club is the only one this school year formed by a freshman, Remy Garcia-Kakebeen (third from left). Image used with permission from Minhoh Han.

Freshman forms new Cyber Patriots club at Sunny Hills

December 4, 2019

As the only freshman to have an ASB-approved club for the 2019-2020 school year, Remy Garcia-Kakebeen took initiative to create the campus’ first Cyber Patriots club at Sunny Hills High School. Inspired...

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