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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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Groundbreaking work for the nearly $3.8 million new ag farm building can be seen behind the fence erected on the property on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Once completed in the summer, the three-classroom structure will replace the portable classrooms there.

Nearly $3.8 million building to be constructed on ag farm, replacing 20-year-old portables

Katelyn Ahn, Cub Reporter January 30, 2024

Groundbreaking has begun on a nearly $3.8 million agriculture farm building that will contain three new classrooms, replacing the portables there once the project is completed this summer.  “I was...

Two steers lie down inside the agriculture farm after school on Thursday, Dec. 21. Though the program has animals that produce manure, the unfamiliar smell that infiltrated campus in November did not originate from the farm.

DID YOU KNOW? Contrary to popular belief, animals from school’s agriculture farm are not the source of the stench around campus before Thanksgiving break

Lauren Kang, Cub Reporter December 22, 2023

As a continuing feature from last year, The Accolade investigates the strange odor that permeated the campus in November. The Accolade sends cub reporter Lauren Kang to investigate. It was a Tuesday...

Agriculture students and recent SH graduates hold up their red, blue and green ribbons to commemorate their success at this summer’s Orange County Fair livestock competition.

SH agriculture program wins 21 awards at summer Orange County Fair livestock competition

Chloe Chun, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor September 20, 2022

The Sunny Hills agriculture program won 21 awards in various categories ranging from pig to rabbit showmanship at the annual Orange County Fair livestock competition over the summer. “The students...

Agriculture teachers Brian Kim (top left) and Jeremy Cates await visitors to their Zoom session during the Jan. 7 virtual Open House. Since an on-campus Open House was not possible because of the coronavius pandemic, school officials provided the Fullerton community with a PDF file of Zoom links for anyone interested in meeting with instructors, counselors or coaches to ask them questions.

Despite reduced attendance, virtual Open House provides opportunity for eighth-graders and their parents to inquire about Sunny Hills’ programs

Nevya Patel, News Editor February 10, 2021

During the school years prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Open House gave the Sunny Hills programs and pathways a chance to attract prospective students to their booths with their unique displays. The...

Livestock like this pig remained on the Sunny Hills farm as of April 10 after live classroom instruction ended nearly a month before because of the coronavirus pandemic. Ag students were coming to the farm one at a time to take care of their animals to prep them for the Orange County Fair, which was eventually canceled because of COVID-19 health and safety concerns. After that, Fullerton Joint Union High School District officials decided to have all the animals removed.

Fullerton Joint Union High School District officials agree to allow livestock back on Sunny Hills farm

Krishna Thaker, Special Sections Editor September 25, 2020

First, the Fullerton Joint Union High School District [FJUHSD] over the summer banned all livestock from any of its farms for agriculture students because the coronavirus pandemic had forced the closure...

The four Future Farmers of America team members were in Fresno March 12 to look at some of the fruit trees in person and get some practice before their March 13 competition in Yuba City, which was canceled because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. That eventually led to the creation of a virtual event over the summer.

Four FFA students take second place in state virtual fruit tree judging contest

Gianne Veluz, Social Media Manager September 21, 2020

Coming off a first-place finish for Sunny Hills’ Future Farmers of America [FFA] program last year in a state fruit tree judging contest, a new team of four students fell three points shy of repeating...

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