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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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Christine Yoo

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor

Stepping into her first year on The Accolade staff, junior Christine Yoo looks forward to diving deeper into her responsibilities as the co-sports editor. She hopes to sharpen her journalistic skills and broaden her knowledge of the niche aspects of sports writing.

When not typing out stories, Yoo can be seen involving herself in different clubs and volunteer organizations. In her free time, she enjoys listening to true crime, finding new music and going out with her friends.

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Girl trends such as girl math, girl dinner and hot girl walks have taken over feeds since 2023  on social media platforms like TikTok and everyday life.

Barbie, move over; Tiktok posts that started last year offer new perspective on girlhood

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor May 29, 2024

“Girl dinner.” “Girl math.” “Hot girl walks.” With every scroll junior Cayenne Bagnol took on her TikTok feed, a new video appeared featuring the concept of these new trends.  Throughout...

Running back senior Kaito Inoue attempts tries to break a tackle during a September 2023 game against Sonora High School at Buena Park High School stadium. Because of the CIF-Southern Section releaguing that will start in the 2024-2025 season, the Lancers will no longer compete against the Raiders as the former will play in the Lambda division, while the latter will play in the Iota division.

CIF-Southern Section football teams to get their own leagues starting 2024-2025 season

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor April 16, 2024

Starting this fall, football will be the only sport that will have its own CIF Southern Section leagues, different from the rest of high school sports in Orange County. Sunny Hills sports teams, for...

The Puente Hills Blind Thrust Complex consists of at least three segments. The Coyote Hills segment runs almost directly under Sunny Hills.

WHAT LIES BENEATH: After the Dec. 4, 3.3 magnitude earthquake with the epicenter near Fullerton, The Accolade investigates whether a fault line runs under Sunny Hills

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor March 26, 2024

A few minutes before the nearby Fullerton earthquake on Dec. 4, 2023, sophomore Rhea Ji was sitting at her desk, solving problems on a printed worksheet for her Chemistry Lab event at an upcoming Science...

Setter sophomore Parker Mesnik gets the ball ready for middle blocker senior Boa Hwang to spike it during the boys volleyball practice on Monday, Feb. 26, in the Sunny Hills gym.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW: Boys volleyball sets out to remain dominant in the last season of Freeway League play

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor March 10, 2024

Coaches: Albert Soliguen (head coach), Victoria Guillory (assistant coach)  Top Returning Players: Augustine Cho (11), Ryan Mesnik (12), Lucas Saab (11), Jake Sueki (10) Top Newcomers: Christian...

Episode 7: LET’S TALK POLITICS – Junior State of America

Angelina Jeong and Christine Yoo March 4, 2024

Science for Kidz club member junior Amy Roh (right) helps a child construct a paper hoop glider at the Boys & Girls Club of Fullerton on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Roh serves as co-president of the Sunny Hills chapter with two other students.

[Photo] CLUB CORNER: Youngsters get to blast off into the world of STEM with help from Science for Kidz

January 30, 2024

Science for Kidz club member junior Amy Roh (right) helps a child construct a paper hoop glider at the Boys & Girls Club of Fullerton on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Roh serves as co-president of the Sunny Hills chapter...

Sophomore Charlise Tolentino (center) lifts her left leg up as part of the pyramid that her teammates are working on during the Lady Lancers’ period six practice behind the Sunny Hills PE locker rooms on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The team will compete in its first competition on Saturday, Jan. 13, at Agoura High School.

CHEER PREVIEW: Lady Lancers compete in CIF for the first time in history

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor January 12, 2024

Coaches: Patrice France (head coach), Jessica Bias (assistant coach), Monet Favreau (assistant coach) Top Returning Cheerleaders: London Channel (12), Elena Hernandez (12), Mackenzy Jung (11), Silvia...

Setter junior Dalilah Rivero gives a high five to outside hitter sophomore Kayla Thienprasiddhi after the girls volleyball team defeated Claremont in straight sets during the first round of CIF playoffs home game on Thursday, Oct. 19.

CIF PLAYOFFS: Girls volleyball eliminates Claremont in straight sets; will travel to Agoura Hills for 2nd round matchup Saturday, Oct. 21

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor October 20, 2023

Led by their captain senior Kayla Taylor with 19 kills, the Lady Lancers defeated the Claremont Wolves in straight sets Thursday, Oct. 19, at home in the first round of CIF playoffs. “I’m so proud...

New Spanish teacher Natasha Tricoche gives two thumbs up while asking how the welcome back assembly was in Spanish to her sixth period Spanish 1 class on Friday, Aug.18, in Room 72.

ONE VIAJE TO THE NEXT: From Spain, Mexico, Guatemala to Peru, new Spanish teacher settles on the Hills

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor October 20, 2023

 This is the fourth 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. In...

Senior Rachel Kim (left) oversees sophomore Draven Dovalina working on the lighting equipment in the Performing Arts Center during their second period Technical Theater class on Wednesday, Aug. 30.

CUE THE LIGHTS: Theater Tech students reveal the importance of those working behind the scenes

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor October 7, 2023

With a clipboard, papers and a pen in hand, then sophomore and now senior stage manager Rachel Kim sat at the front row seats in the Performing Arts Center [PAC], her eyes scoping the stage as the actors...

Starface pimple patches help sophomore Christine Yoo overcome insecurities about acne.

Sing it: Twinkle twinkle little patch

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor May 22, 2023

Peel. Stick.  Peel. Stick.  Peel. Stick.  I carefully remove the vibrant, yellow star from its thin plastic sheet, plaster it on the prominent sanguine bulge on my forehead and proceed to strip...

Then-4-year-old sophomore Paige Bringas stands with her mom, waving the flag toward an arriving military vehicle during a 2010 Memorial Day parade.

Military families share Memorial Day celebrations

Christine Yoo, Sports Editor May 17, 2023

Sophomore Paige Bringas and her family have been watching the live stream of the Washington D.C Memorial Day parade through her cable TV network ever since her family saw it live in 2010.  “We initially...

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