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The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

Irene Sheen

Irene Sheen, Social Media Manager

After a year of gaining journalism knowledge and experience from the prerequisite class, sophomore Irene Sheen looks forward to contributing to the Advanced Journalism program as one of the social media managers. She hopes to aid The Accolade in reaching new heights and expanding its publicity to a larger audience.

In her spare time, she enjoys jamming to music and binge-watching Netflix shows.

All content by Irene Sheen
A roller coaster train swerves through Goliath’s track at the world’s fastest wooden coaster speed of 72 mph as it nears the record-breaking 180 foot drop. This was one of the many rides in which several park goers remained unmasked, which sparked concerns from those who preferred to strictly adhere to the Center of Disease Control’s COVID-19 regulations.

Buckle up for a glimpse into my daring visit to Magic Mountain

September 8, 2021

Last June, after the end of the distance-learning school year, my mom informed me that my three cousins had purchased Six Flags Magic Mountain tickets reserved for June 19, in hopes that my sister and...

Chemistry teacher Walter Haberaecker introduces his class curriculum for families attending a 2019 Back to School Night. This year's event has a hybrid option.

SH staff and families set off the new school year with a hybrid Back to School Night alternative option

August 30, 2021

After going all virtual for Back to School Night last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Aug. 31 event will be in person but with a hybrid option provided by some teachers. “It’s...

Upon reaching out to teachers, students who would like to add to their Chromebooks for school use Chrome extensions that are blocked by the district’s web filters need to know that the process to unblock them isn’t that difficult. It just takes making that request with a teacher first.

Speak up students, the school’s all ears

May 24, 2021

As a freshman learning how to navigate my school year via distance learning from home, I often felt frustrated with the district’s constraining content filters that block online resources such as educational...

Freshman Hannah Jung performs a split leap with deep arch during her hoop routine on April 17 at her 2021 USA Gymnastics Junior Level 9 Classic and Regional Team Championships in Grand Rapids, Mich.

IN RHYTHM: Freshman aspires to move up levels in different style of gymnastics

May 20, 2021

One minute and 30 seconds. She has but one chance to gracefully execute the routine perfected throughout the months of long and grueling practices. At just 11 years old, freshman rhythmic gymnast Hannah...

The Accolade speaks to various experts including Sunny Hills teachers
and even some local forecasters — yes, psychics — to find out what the new year has in store for Americans and the rest of the world.

What’s in the cards for 2021?

December 30, 2020

During the last presidential debate, Democratic nominee and former vice president Joe Biden described 2021 as the start of a “dark winter” because of the spread of COVID-19. Will 2021 start out...

Sisters junior Michelle (left) and freshman Irene Sheen haggle over a Choco Pie snack, one of many tiffs they've had since the March lockdown.

My distant relationship with my sister — a result of the COVID-19 quarantine

December 12, 2020

“Where are you going?” “To my room, obviously. Where else would I be going?” my sister retorted. “Are you not going to clean up? So you’re just going to leave the dishes like that?”...

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