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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

The Accolade

Rebecca Choi

Rebecca Choi, Web Managing Editor

As the previous assistant copy editor of The Accolade, senior Rebecca Choi now works as The Accolade’s web managing editor for her last year on staff. Choi excelled in copy editing during her Journalism 1 class in sophomore year and was given the assistant copy editor position for her first year on staff. Last year, she also competed in regional journalism competitions and placed second in the editorial writing category. Choi hopes to further the development of The Accolade’s online career this year. In her free time, Choi can be found baking or reading while also balancing her rigorous academics with extracurricular activities.

All content by Rebecca Choi
An artist's rendering of the South Korean comic book cover, Painter of the Night. The series, which features an artist forced to illustrate erotic scenes, has recently grown in popularity.

Normalized sexual assault in media is poisonous for society

February 19, 2021

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the content of this article, we strongly encourage you to contact us at [email protected] If you wish to report any cases of sexual misconduct,...

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

King for a day: Colleges must lessen tuition cost

October 31, 2020

This is the second part of a series of stories written by five of Accolade's top editors as if they were to be "kings for a day" — all of which originally appeared in the "Photo Finish" special section,...

An artist's rendering of a hypothetical FJUHSD virtual academy including teachers and students from all over the district.

FJUHSD should create a virtual academy to respect teachers’ and students’ COVID-19 health, safety concerns

October 10, 2020

As Sunny Hills High School prepares to begin hybrid learning on Nov. 2, students must reconsider whether they will return to the hybrid model (cohorts A and B) or stay at home for continued distance learning...

Zoom’s ranked No. 1 among certain users for a reason

September 5, 2020

Ranked No. 1 in the business category and 4.5 out of five stars from over a million ratings in the App Store, Zoom is the newest, tech-savviest educational platform for our stay-at-home, COVID-19 times. In...

Senior Jiwon Hur is one of the 12 valedictorians in the Class of 2020. Image posted with permission from Jiwon Hur. 

20 Questions for Top of the 2020 Class: Jiwon Hur graduates with a full International Baccalaureate diploma and would like to thank her grandparents for motivating her

May 26, 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:...

Accolade copy editor Rebecca Choi awaits being able to watch basketball again. Lebron James Layup by Erik Drost is licensed under CC BY 2.0

NBA cancellation during quarantine period leaves me devastated

March 19, 2020

“Emergency announcement from Fullerton Joint Union High School District: Starting Monday, March 16, schools will be closed. We will begin Distance Online Learning March 16 through March 20, 2020.” When...

Art by accolade staff reporter Katherine Kim.

Instructors should show more R-E-S-P-E-C-T to students when it comes to smart phones in the classroom

December 6, 2019

“OK class, I’m going to be taking attendance based on the cell phone pockets this year. If your phone is not in the pocket, you’re going to be marked absent.” These were the words of three of...

Shooting guard and small forward senior Rachel Kim drives into the lane while in a scrimmage against team assistants and other girls basketball players at the Sunny Hills gym Nov. 14. Photo taken by Accolade photographer Paul Yasutake

Girls basketball aims for deeper run into CIF playoffs

November 18, 2019

Coaches: Jae Byun, (head coach), Gene Bordy (assistant coach), Janice Lee (assistant coach), Ronnel Quedit (graduate assistant) Top returning players: Jaidyn Decastro (12), Annika Johnson (12), Jessica...

Cafe Mak displays their cakes in a glass display case and presents their other menu items on a black chalkboard.  Photo taken by Megan Shin.

Despite its pleasant atmosphere, Cafe Mak’s breads sell out too quickly in the afternoon

September 13, 2019

Replacing the Korean bakery, Cake House, Cafe Mak Bakery has opened in Buena Park, offering assorted breads, cakes and drinks and hoping to draw in the same clientele that frequented the previous establishment. However,...

The Class of 2016 seniors gather in the quad early in the morning to watch a movie. Back then before the jumbotron in the squad, the ASB had to set up a screen in front of the steps of the quad for the movie to be projected there for students to watch. (Accolade File Photo)

Senior event moves up two months from October to August to curb 12th-graders from ditching classes

August 21, 2019

To prevent another year of 12th-graders purposely skipping school either after attending Senior Sunrise on an October morning or not coming at all, the ASB has decided to move the traditional event two...

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