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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

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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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

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

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

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

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,

Seventh period Theatre Production cut because of low enrollment

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 2018's

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

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

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

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 artist's rendering of a scene from Netflix's Korean-imported TV series,

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

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

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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