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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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Jacqueline Chang

Jacqueline Chang, Graphics Editor

Jaqueline Chang is currently a senior and is thrilled to be a part of The Accolade staff again this year as the graphic editor. Chang — a member of the Conservatory of Fine Arts since her freshman year — has always been interested in art, applying to art programs and even earning scholarships from it. By joining The Accolade, Chang hopes to challenge herself, inspire others and contribute her art in any shape or form. Outside of school, Chang volunteers at the Fullerton Public Library where she enjoys being there with her friends, setting up crafts and helping children. Chang enjoys painting, listening to music and binge-watching shows in her spare time.

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Keeping with the spirit of Student Press Freedom Day, editor-in-chief senior Michelle Sheen advocates for greater awareness and increased support of journalism programs in high schools.

[Photo] Using my voice with student press freedom

March 4, 2022

Keeping with the spirit of Student Press Freedom Day, editor-in-chief senior Michelle Sheen advocates for greater awareness and increased support of journalism programs in high schools.

An artist’s rendering of Blackpink K-pop singer Kim (left) in her acting debut  opposite actor Jung Hae-in. Kim plays one of the main characters, Eun Young-ro, who falls in love with Hae-in’s character in this South Korean, 16-episode drama that was released Feb. 9 on Disney+.

[Photo] K-pop singer Ji-soo Kim of Blackpink impresses in her first lead acting role in the 16-episode South Korean drama, ‘Snowdrop’

February 18, 2022

An artist’s rendering of Blackpink K-pop singer Kim (left) in her acting debut opposite actor Jung Hae-in. Kim plays one of the main characters, Eun Young-ro, who falls in love with Hae-in’s character...

With the start of the new year, editor-in-chief Michelle Sheen makes the resolution to focus more deeply on The Accolade’s print product and oversee the development of “The Accocast,” the publication’s first-ever podcast.

[Photo] The new year calls for resolutions to improve The Accolade

February 7, 2022

With the start of the new year, editor-in-chief Michelle Sheen makes the resolution to focus more deeply on The Accolade’s print product and oversee the development of “The Accocast,” the publication’s...

Considering the negative impact of  COVID-19 on student and teacher mental health, FJUHSD should implement more mental health resources for their usage.

[Photo] Staff Editorial: Increasing the availability of mental wellness resources for students and teachers remains a necessity to combat rising rates of depression and anxiety

January 13, 2022

Considering the negative impact of COVID-19 on student and teacher mental health, FJUHSD should implement more mental health resources for their usage.

An artists rendering of Adele singing her new single, “Easy on Me,” at the One Night Only concert special. The English singer-songwriter released the album on Nov. 19 to detail the hardships she endured after her divorce.

[Photo] Adele releases relaxing, melodic album after five-year hiatus

December 9, 2021

An artist's rendering of Adele singing her new single, “Easy on Me,” at the "One Night Only" concert special. The English singer-songwriter released the album on Nov. 19 to detail the hardships she...

As a result of overloaded academic schedules and extracurricular responsibilities, students stay up late to finish their homework and study for their upcoming exams, leading to sleep deprivation.

[Photo] No more snoozing out on sleep

November 9, 2021

As a result of overloaded academic schedules and extracurricular responsibilities, students stay up late to finish their homework and study for their upcoming exams, leading to sleep deprivation.

School officials and students agree that the decades-old Sunny Hills High School dress code policy is outdated. Meanwhile, the Fullerton Joint Union High School District’s Student Advisory Council is also reviewing this issue for all campuses, including Sunny Hills.

[Photo] ADDRESSING THE CODE

October 6, 2021

School officials and students agree that the decades-old Sunny Hills High School dress code policy is outdated. Meanwhile, the Fullerton Joint Union High School District’s Student Advisory Council is...

Everything about Drake’s Certified Lover Boy  from its album cover, to its overdone themes and gaudy lyrics makes it worth throwing it in the trash. Kanye West’s Donda, however, should be given a listen because of its fresh sounds and  poignant tribute to his mother.

[Photo] Critic’s Notebook: Kanye West's Donda dominates over Drake’s Certified Lover Boy

September 21, 2021

Everything about Drake’s Certified Lover Boy from its album cover, to its overdone themes and gaudy lyrics makes it worth throwing it in the trash. Kanye West’s Donda, however, should be given a listen...

BTS songs Permissin to Dance, Butter and Dynamite all hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts, being the first Korean music artists to do so

[Photo] BTS’ new music becomes ‘too Westernized’ as recent singles are all in English

September 13, 2021

BTS' songs "Permissin to Dance," "Butter" and "Dynamite" all hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts, being the first Korean music artists to do so

Assembly Bill 104, passed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, now gives students the ability to change their letter grades to pass/no pass grades, interim retention and exemption. Legislation enacted the bill to counteract the effects COVID-19 had on students who found it difficult to learn through online classes.

[Photo] Staff editorial: Assembly Bill 104 provides students with a chance to academically redeem themselves upon coming out of distance learning

September 7, 2021

Assembly Bill 104, passed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, now gives students the ability to change their letter grades to pass/no pass grades, interim retention and exemption. Legislation enacted the bill to counteract...

Although the district will not enforce outdoor mask-wearing and physical distancing on campus, implementations of safety protocols for the school year should be strictly upheld because of the new Delta strain.

[Photo] Schools should say 'no' to anti-maskers

September 1, 2021

Although the district will not enforce outdoor mask-wearing and physical distancing on campus, implementations of safety protocols for the school year should be strictly upheld because of the new Delta...

As school returns to an in-person setting, a debate wages on among teachers and students about the merits of technology in education and reverting back to paper.

[Photo] Head to Head: Paper or Digital?

September 7, 2021

As school returns to an in-person setting, a debate wages on among teachers and students about the merits of technology in education and reverting back to paper.

With two years remaining in his term, Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing the sixth recall attempt of his term. However, because of all Newsom has accomplished he deserves the chance to, at the very least, finish his term.

[Photo] Gov. Newsom deserves to stay in office

May 5, 2021

With two years remaining in his term, Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing the sixth recall attempt of his term. However, because of all Newsom has accomplished he deserves the chance to, at the very least, finish...

An artist’s rendering of a movie theater before the mandatory coronavirus lockdown. Theaters are finally scheduled to reopen at limited capacity during the coming weeks.

[Photo] No lights, no camera, no action

March 15, 2021

An artist’s rendering of a movie theater before the mandatory coronavirus lockdown. Theaters are finally scheduled to reopen at limited capacity during the coming weeks.

Inspired by Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” song, Accolade staffers Alice (Lee) and Alice (Shin) debate over the merits of when’s the best time to legally drive — a common American teenage rite of passage.

[Photo] Head to Head: Licensing issues

February 19, 2021

Inspired by Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” song, Accolade staffers Alice (Lee) and Alice (Shin) debate over the merits of when’s the best time to legally drive — a common American teenage...

The Editorial Board looks forward to receiving the vaccine, but not until those who need it more receive it first.

[Photo] Staff editorial: Patience with vaccine provides perfect gift

January 17, 2021

The Editorial Board looks forward to receiving the vaccine, but not until those who need it more receive it first.

Harper Lee’s 20th century novel To Kill a Mockingbird still remains relevant today in the racially charged 21st century.

[Photo] Despite use of the N-word, the accurate portrayal of racial injustice in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ must stay in high school English classes

December 13, 2020

Harper Lee’s 20th century novel To Kill a Mockingbird still remains relevant today in the racially charged 21st century.

An artists interpretation of the writer and his comments on the environment.

[Photo] King for a day: We need to work to put out these fires

November 3, 2020

An artist's interpretation of the writer and his comments on the environment.

An artists interpretation of the writer and her thoughts on higher education.

[Photo] King for a day: Colleges must lessen tuition cost

October 31, 2020

An artist's interpretation of the writer and her thoughts on higher education.

An artists interpretation of the writer and his thoughts on immigration.

[Photo] King for a day: Let's re-ignite Lady Liberty's torch

November 2, 2020

An artist's interpretation of the writer and his thoughts on immigration.

An artists interpretation of the writer and his thoughts on police brutality.

[Photo] King for a day: Defund the police

November 1, 2020

An artist's interpretation of the writer and his thoughts on police brutality.

An artists interpretation of the writer and her thoughts on socioeconomic issues in America.

[Photo] King for a day: ‘Eat the rich’

October 30, 2020

An artist's interpretation of the writer and her thoughts on socioeconomic issues in America.

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.”

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

September 12, 2020

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...

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