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Megan Shin 
Photo Editor

Megan Shin, Photo Editor

Megan Shin, who graduated in 2020, was The Accolade's photo editor during the 2019-2020 school year.

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It’s not cool to be sleep deprived! says senior Hasan Mirza, one of the 12 valedictorians for the Class of 2020. Image posted with permission from Hasan Mirza.

20 Questions for Top of the 2020: Hasan Mirza heads for pre-med track at UCLA

May 22, 2020

In lieu of our senior print issue, The Accolade has decided to conduct a Q and A with each of the 12 valedictorians for online posting. Question #1: What are your plans after high school? Answer:...

Through an April 24 Zoom meeting that included the five campus counselors, principal Allen Whitten (third from left, top row) announces his plans for the May 28 virtual graduation ceremony and how the 12 Class of 2020 valedictorians will be honored. In the past, Whitten usually summoned seniors to his office to confirm their top of the class status, but because of COVID-19-related stay-at-home orders, he opted to make the announcement online. Photo by Accolade photo editor Megan Shin.

Principal holds Zoom session April 24 to announce to 12 seniors they are Class of 2020’s valedictorians

April 30, 2020

Since he’s been principal at Sunny Hills, Allen Whitten would summon seniors to his office to confirm their valedictorian status and congratulate them on their accomplishment. But that couldn’t...

Former Lancer swimmer Lawrence Maos mother took this picture of Accolade photo editor and swimmer senior Megan Shin as she swam the 100 fly during the Mt. Sac Meet of Champions on April  13, 2019. Shin laments the loss of a senior night meet to recognize the 12th-grade athletes in spring sports because of school closure until May 1 to stem the threat of COVID-19.

March 20: How I’m handling the abrupt end to my senior swim season in club and at Sunny Hills

March 21, 2020

LIVING UNDER THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS This is part of a series of columns from The Accolade staff about their various experiences during the school closure because of the coronavirus pandemic. If you...

Slider Archive 2019-2020 Part 3

February 13, 2020

Sunny Hills vs Notre Dame (Football) Dancing with the Staff (Rehearsal) Sunny Hills vs Trabuco Hills (Football) Sunny Hills vs San Marcos (CIF Finals for Football) Dancing with...

Slider Archive 2019-2020 Part 2

February 12, 2020

Theater Performance Football Halloween Props Tiger Mosquitoes October 31 School Lockdown COFA Fall Festival Halloween Costume Dress Up Sunny Hills...

Slider Archive for 2019-2020 Part 1

February 7, 2020

Sticker OC Auto Show 2019-2020 Homecoming Link Crew Agriculture Competition Sunny Hills vs Yorba Linda Club Rush PAC Renovations Back to School Assembly...

The entrance to Spirit Halloween in the Amerige Heights Town Center has costume selection decals on the windows. (Photos taken by Accolade photo editor Megan Shin)

Spirit Halloween offers costumes for purchase

October 19, 2019

Students looking for spooky outfits to wear on Oct. 31 can check out Spirit Halloween, which opened last month and took over the building formerly occupied by Aki-Home in the Amerige Heights Town Center "People...

Dance Production team member sophomore David Burn (left) sits down for his first professional media interview Sept. 3 with Fox 11s Megan Colarossi, co-host of Good Morning LA. As the only male performer on Sunny Hills Dance Production, Burn will be featured in Colarossis School Standouts segment on Friday, Sept. 19. Image posted with permission from Leiana Volen.

Fox 11’s Good Day LA to broadcast video segment Sept. 19 of only male performer on Sunny Hills’ Dance Production team

September 18, 2019

This story was updated Sept. 19 to show the actual air time of the "School Standouts" segment on Fox 11's Good Day LA program. As the only male member of Sunny Hills’ Dance Production [DP] team, sophomore...

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