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Faith Jung

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor

After spending her first year on The Accolade staff as the social media manager, junior Faith Jung returns as the arts & entertainment editor for the 2023-2024 school year. Jung is excited to work with the rest of the staff once again to write more stories and expand the influence of the school paper.

Aside from working for The Accolade, Jung often takes part in community service, club activities and studying. She also likes to watch Korean dramas and hang out with her friends in her free time.

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Sunny Hills students enjoy the 2019 prom at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, with the DJ and dance floor set up in the main area. The dance will return to this location Saturday, April 6.

PROM PREVIEW: Titanic-themed dance to be held Saturday, April 6, at Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor April 5, 2024

With more than 800 tickets sold as of Wednesday, April 3, this coming Saturday’s “Titanic”-themed prom will be held at Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific — the same venue as in 2019 before...

Section editors of the 2022-2023 school year work on newspaper layouts in  The Accolade  room after school. This was a recurring daily routine during the week that print issues were released.

Old-style methods just lower my GPA

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor February 20, 2024

This story was originally published in our March 3 print issue last year. Because of our oversight, the full version never got posted online, which is why...

Angourie Rice plays Cady Heron (center) who along with her two new friends at North Shore High School finds an area on campus where they can spy on Regina George to plot revenge against her.

MOVIE REVIEW: Adaptation of Broadway’s ‘Mean Girls’ succeeds with musical that’s so ‘fetch’

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor February 8, 2024

The iconic “Mean Girls” (2004) movie remains a popular classic among teens, and although hardly anything can surpass it, the new adaptation of the same name is one worth watching.  The decision...

Episode 5: Netflix and ‘Grill’ing with Paul Dergarabedian

Faith Jung and Stacy Kim January 29, 2024 Song: Compton by Lincoln Reads (

New engineering teacher Martin Rodriguez introduces the Capstone Project to his students in Room 402 on Tuesday, Aug. 29. This project allows students to gain experience in engineering by designing and creating a prototype of something that should benefit the world.

PITCH PERFECT: New engineering teacher aims to bring stability to EPIC program

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor October 23, 2023

This is the final 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. One sports injury in high school ended...

Students enjoy their break at the quad on May 4. After a school year in which lunch came before break, school officials have decided to return to the 2021-2022 bell schedule.

TIME FOR CHANGE: First-year bell schedule of lunch before break gets the ax for 2023-2024

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor May 30, 2023

Sunny Hills was the only campus in the Fullerton Joint Union High School District [FJUHSD] this school year that featured a bell schedule in which the 30-minute lunch period came before a 15-minute break. When...

Indian Student Association members freshman Norah Chowdhury (left) and senior Krisi Patel practice a traditional Indian choreography for their International Food Fair performance in front of the gym Thursday, Jan. 26.

PTSA prepares increased food and performance variety for IFF

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor February 6, 2023

For the first time, the annual International Food Fair [IFF] and assembly will be held on a Friday next week with an increased number of students participating in performances as well as food and drink...

Using an iPad, new math teacher Christina Vu (left) assists freshman Terah Nohl in her fourth period Algebra 2 Honors class in Room 105 at the beginning of the fall semester.

ALL IN THE FAMILY: New teacher follows in her mother’s footsteps as an educator; aims to multiply the joy of math with her students

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor January 10, 2023

Christina Vu sat in the back of her mother’s classroom at Rancho Alamitos High School in Garden Grove 20 years ago as she watched her role model teach math to Advanced Placement Calculus and Algebra...

Drum major senior Lana Luu accepts a second-place plaque for the Lancer Regiment during the Saturday, Nov. 12, Division Championships at Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo. The Lancer Regiment, comprised of the school marching band and the Color Guard, will advance to the championship round Saturday, Nov. 19, in Garden Grove, where they will compete for a chance to earn a first-place award for a second consecutive year.

Lancer Regiment to compete Saturday, Nov. 19, in Garden Grove for chance to repeat as California State Band champions

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor November 18, 2022

Copy editor Seowon Han and cub reporter Kevin Lee contributed to this story. After placing second in a divisional round last weekend, the marching band and Color Guard will advance to compete Saturday,...

Extraordinary Attorney Woo, released on June 29, revolves around a female attorney with autism who shows her competence and intelligence in law through each case.

Latest Netflix law series from South Korea offers worthy alternative to Disney+’s “She Hulk”

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor October 6, 2022

“Extraordinary Attorney Woo” is a touching drama that helps people recognize and be more aware of autism and mental health in general. It’s also an enjoyable series with a deep, heartwarming plot...

Knotts Berry Farms annual Halloween fright fest will debut tonight, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m., ending at 1 a.m. the next morning. Because of a new park policy, Sunny Hills students and minors 17 and under will be banned from enjoying Knotts Scary Farm unless they are accompanied by an adult 21 years or older.

For the first time, those 17 and under won’t experience the frights of Knott’s Scary Farm unless accompanied by an adult

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor September 22, 2022

As Knott’s Berry Farm turns into Knott’s Scary Farm for the first time this year tonight, Sept. 22, and through Halloween, those 17 and under will be banned from the Buena Park venue unless accompanied...

The Sunny Hills boys cross country team practices after school at the track Wednesday, Aug. 24.

CROSS COUNTRY PREVIEW: Boys, girls squads make push for Freeway League title

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor September 12, 2022

Coaches: Jacob Holloway (head coach), Ashley Bordy (assistant coach) Top Returning Runners: Esther Kim (11), Katelyn Marin (11), David Perez (12), Sergio Perez (12), Silas Procaccini (11), Kayla Thomsic...

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

Faith Jung, Entertainment Editor 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...

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