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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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Yeihn Lee

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter

Senior Yeihn Lee is a second year staff reporter for The Accolade. During her first year on staff, Lee wrote multiple stories including a review on a Korean Netflix drama and a game ball on a freshman golf player. She had the opportunity to be an arts and entertainment mini editor and hopes she can continue contributing to the staff by covering many interesting stories. Lee is also a part of the girls tennis team, practicing with her teammates and playing matches against other schools.

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Voting for Associated Student Body executive cabinet candidates will take place on Friday, March 11, through the 5-Star app. Juniors Rebecca Tualla and Ariana Choi (not pictured) are running unopposed for the positions of secretary and treasurer, respectively, while two candidates each are running for president and vice president.

Friday, March 11, ASB executive cabinet election features all-girl candidates with two running unopposed

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter March 10, 2022

While students will have the chance Friday, March 11, to vote for 2022-2023 Associated Student Body [ASB] executive cabinet positions, they will not see these candidates in person at an election assembly...

Video production senior Daniel Johnson (left) and junior Sasha Flores (right) live stream the football game against El Modena on Sept. 3 at Buena Park High School.

Zooming in on the behind-the-scenes of video production

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter February 20, 2022

In his first year as a teacher at Sunny Hills, Daniel Flores has already elevated the level of video production of campus events. Flores, the new instructor for the Regional Occupation Program’s video...

Actor Jung Hae-in (left) plays Lim Su-ho, a North Korean spy who falls in love with the character played by Blackpinks Ji-soo Kim, the first time the singer is acting in a lead role of a series. The 16 episodes of Snowdrop were released Feb. 9 for streaming on Disney+.

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

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter February 18, 2022

Although it has already been released overseas in Asia, Disney+ recently picked up and made available all 16 episodes of the South Korean drama, “Snowdrop,” nearly a week before Valentine’s Day. It’s...

New English teacher Thomas Butler goes over his goals for the beginning of the school year with his sixth period sophomore honors English class.

Self-published author joins the English teaching ranks at Sunny Hills

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter September 22, 2021

Sunny Hills now has a resident author among its teaching staff. New English teacher Thomas Butler has two paperback novels available on Amazon – Some Experience Preferred for $14.99 and originally...

The government of California passes Assembly Bills 104 and 130, giving students a second chance for a better year of high school through retention, pass or no pass grade requests and local graduation requirements exemption.

Students receive opportunity for pass or no pass grade change

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter August 30, 2021

Students and their parents will have until Aug. 31 to decide whether to take advantage of a recent California law that allows for any letter grades from the 2020-2021 school year to switch to pass or no...

The Sunny Hills and Brea Olinda robotics team, along with principal Allen Whitten (top right corner of the group) and a few firefighters held the care packages that were delivered to the frontline workers on Jan. 18, Jan. 20 and Jan. 22 for their service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fullerton, Brea robotic teams give back to local frontline workers

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

Many in the Sunny Hills and Brea Olinda robotics team are usually on target when estimating how much time it would take to complete any of their projects.  To complete a new game called Milling Mania...

Majority opt for home setting for Advanced Placement test

Majority opt for home setting for Advanced Placement test

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter April 30, 2021

Upon finding out that the College Board will offer students online and on-campus testing options for the 2021 Advanced Placement [AP] exams, normally only in May, many students lean toward taking them...

The Lancers’ No. 1 singles player, sophomore Owen Taylor, serves during a 6-2 victory over El Dorado’s No. 1 singles player, Nathan Chung. Taylor would win one of his two sets en route to a 14-4 Sunny Hills victory over the Golden Hawks on March 1.

[Photo] Sunny Hills boys tennis becomes second sport on campus to start its season, defeats El Dorado 14-4 in a home match March 1

March 2, 2021

The Lancers’ No. 1 singles player, sophomore Owen Taylor, serves during a 6-2 victory over El Dorado’s No. 1 singles player, Nathan Chung. Taylor would win one of his two sets en route to a 14-4 Sunny...

Freshman Yurang Li swings her club during the AJGA Junior All-Star at Morongo tournament in Beaumont in July 20-23. She would finish tied for second.

Game Ball: Freshman strives to become Sunny Hills’ next top golfer

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter December 23, 2020

A day without golf practice is like a day wasted. Freshman Yurang Li practices golf four to five days a week for two to three hours to be efficient with professional golfer Rory McIlroy as her role...

Seventh period theater tech students put together stage sets like this one from the 2019 spring play, Miracle Worker, based on the life of Helen Keller. Less than a month into the 2020-2021 school year, administrators axed the class. Any of the 18 students there who were willing to and had the schedule flexibility were transferred to theater teacher Amanda Giesers third period combination class of theater 1 and 2 students. The coronavirus pandemic has also led to Giesers decision to cancel the fall musical, Newsies.

Seventh period Theatre Production cut because of low enrollment

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter November 30, 2020

Seventh period Technical Theater and Theater Production have been like a second home for senior Rebecca Back. As a tech lead since the beginning of junior year, Back has supervised the behind-the-scenes...

Theater teacher Amanda Gieser (left) glances at one of her performers being lifted up by cast members of 2018s Chicago during a rehearsal. The musical about women in the Roaring 20s was the last one staged in the Performing Arts Center before it was closed down for renovations at the end of May in 2019. Last year, Sister Act was performed at Buena Park High Schools Performing Arts Center. Gieser had planned to stage Newsies for the fall musical of the 2020-2021 school year but had to cancel it because of COVID-19 health and safety restrictions.

The show will not go on; fall musical axed because of COVID-19 health and safety

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter November 17, 2020

“We'll all be out there carrying the banner man to man. We're always out there soakin' ev'ry soaker that we can. Here's the headline: Newsies on a mission!” Those words from the musical “Newsies”...

School officials have placed plexiglass in front of the checkout counter of the campus library as one of several other COVID-19 health and safety measures added inside. Since Sunny Hills reopened Nov. 2 for live classroom instruction, the library has also opened with updated hours for students to use, though the maximum amount that can be inside at a time has been reduced by 24%.

School library reopens to students though only 40 allowed inside at a time

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter November 7, 2020

As Sunny Hills reopened for live classroom instruction under the hybrid learning model Nov. 2, the school’s library also became available for student use with 40 out of the regular maximum of 164 allowed...

Nearly eight months after the start of the coronavirus pandemic and the shuttering of classrooms, the Fullerton Joint Union High School District will reopen on Nov. 2.

COVID-19 forces about 60% to stay home next week

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter October 31, 2020

When Sunny Hills moved to a distance learning form of education in March, Fullerton only had six positive coronavirus cases, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency [OCHCA].  When the 2020-2021...

An artists rendering of a scene from Netflixs Korean-imported TV series, Its Okay to Not Be Okay. Actress Seo Ye-ji (left) plays Ko Moon-yeong, a childrens book author who stares into the eyes of Moon Gang-tae, played by Kim Soo-hyun, because of a situation over a smartphone.

First season of Netflix’s Korean-imported drama quite ‘Okay’ to binge watch

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter August 29, 2020

It’s a classic story revolving around a pair of star-crossed lovers -- only with a hint of mild horror yet still quite satisfying to watch. The debut season of the Korean TV drama, “It’s Okay...

Suh Lin Hong sits in front of the cabinet of her Fullerton home, where she has stored the soap she has made after the spread of the novel coronavirus forced Sunny Hills High School to close down in mid-March. Before school closure, she had made $80 selling her Bunny Bars on campus through word of mouth and through her Instagram story page (@bunny.bars). Image used with permission from Woojin Hong.

Going for a clean slate: Sophomore sells home-made soap to pay off fines for losing school textbooks

Yeihn Lee, Staff Reporter May 26, 2020

$180. That’s how much money in school fines sophomore Suh Lin Hong had accrued since her freshman year. “The truth is, I lost all my textbooks and my chromebook charger both my freshman and sophomore...

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