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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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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 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 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”...

Classrooms will reopen on the Sunny Hills campus on Nov. 2, nearly eight months after the coronavirus pandemic sent students and teachers home and shuttered classrooms nationwide.

Sunny Hills scheduled to reopen for hybrid learning classroom instruction Nov. 2

Aaliyah Magana October 6, 2020

After nearly an hour of listening to public comments and discussing the school reopening issue, the Fullerton Joint Union High School District [FJUHSD] board voted unanimously Tuesday to offer hybrid learning...

Like last years drum line presentation in the quad during Back-to-School Night, this section of the Lancer Regiment will perform again Aug. 27 in the quad before parents visit their childrens teachers. (Accolade File Photo)

Aug. 27 Back-to-School Night changes for parents include new locations for drama, choir, band classes

Michelle Buckley August 27, 2019

Because of ongoing construction to the Performing Arts Center [PAC], parents who want to visit their children’s drama, choir, and band classes will have to go to different locations on campus during...

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