The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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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

Trick or Treating in California

Trick or Treating in California

Jacob Kim, Illustrator October 18, 2022

Customers gather at their local Department of Motor Vehicles field office to take their drivers knowledge test on a touch screen device June 2015.

DMV offers online platform for driver’s knowledge exam

Nathan Lee, Staff Reporter October 14, 2022

Students 18 and above can now take the Department of Motor Vehicles [DMV] permit exam from the comfort of their home online instead of the traditional in-person option in which test-takers have to endure...

Junior Remy Kakebeen (left) reacts to students going ahead of her at the Roundhouse Feb. 26. Kakebeen is one of many students who noticed the increased amount of cutting in school break and lunch lines.

Long lunch lines lead to students’ irritation over waiting times

Nevya Patel, News Editor February 22, 2022

Since the state provided free on-campus meals starting in 2021-2022 for break and lunch, Sunny Hills students are noticing longer lines to get food – one reason being friends allowing a group of others...

The recall election of California Gov. Gavin Newsom will be held today on Sept. 14 until 8 p.m. It is expected to cost around $275 million with a total of 46 candidates, including media personality Caitlyn Jenner and conservative radio talk host Larry Elder. However, with many of the candidates inexperienced in politics, the recall election is a waste of time and money for California and Newsom.

Vote No: Newsom’s recall election is wasting everyone’s time and money

Daniel Kong, Business Manager September 14, 2021

During California's 171-year-old history, the state had only held 10 governor recall attempts that have successfully qualified for a ballot election. Today on Sept. 14, that number will increase to...

The state has started sending special recall election ballot information to registered voters like this one. The name and address have been removed for confidentiality.

Do you qualify to vote in the Sept. 14 special election to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom?

Jaimie Chun, Managing Editor September 3, 2021

Seniors who were born on Sept. 14, 2003, or earlier but missed the Aug. 30 time frame to register to vote for a special election to decide the fate of California Gov. Gavin Newsom will have to wait until...

With two years remaining in his term, Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing the sixth recall attempt of his term. However, because of all Newsom has accomplished he deserves the chance to, at the very least, finish his term.

Gov. Newsom deserves to stay in office

Daniel Kong, Business Manager May 5, 2021

Since 1921, three sitting governors have faced recall elections with only one retaining his seat.  “Though efforts to recall a governor have increased in recent years, it is not common for [a] sitting...

Zoom at home for me

Omar Mettwely, Cub Reporter April 30, 2021

I felt confused. My dad told me in April 2018, “ We are going to leave this country, and I’ll let you choose from the available options. The decision is yours. Your choice will determine your future....

Wearing a black skirt, freshman Jane Craig celebrates Sept. 19 her third-place finish with her sash and a horseshoe trophy she received from The Cowboy State Feis competition in Casper, Wyo. Craig was among 14 other Irish step dancers who competed in the event. The 14-year-old is currently ranked No. 1 in California for Irish step dancing, seventh in the U.S. Western Region, 12th in North America and 65th in the world.

Her gig is her jig: Ranked No. 1 in California, freshman Irish step dancer aims to tap her way to the top at the next world championship in July

Minjeong Kim, Feature Editor December 10, 2020

The jig is not up for freshman Jane Craig. In fact, this jig -- also known as Irish step dancing -- is still happening for Craig even during the coronavirus pandemic. “I love dancing because it’s...

Staff editorial: Better safe than sorry

Staff editorial: Better safe than sorry

The Accolade Editorial Board July 29, 2020

The Accolade’s editorial board count: 14 approve and one disapproves of California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s July 17 decision to close schools within the state’s coronavirus county watch list, including...

Art illustrated by contributing artist Jacqueline Chang.

Staff editorial: FJUHSD should reopen classes in fall to all students since studies show minors are less likely to contract coronavirus

The Accolade Editorial Board June 4, 2020

A May 20 online article from the Los Angeles Times describes the first day of the return of school for students at Gyeongbuk Girls’ High School in Daegu, South Korea, the epicenter of the country’s...

Disneyland in Anaheim, known for its iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle, has announced the cancellation of this year’s Grad Nite in May. This was the last traditional senior activity that has been axed because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to state-issued stay-at-home and social distancing orders. Accolade File Photo

Final traditional senior event at Disneyland nixed because of coronavirus concerns; PTSA to issue Grad Nite ticket refunds

Edmund Lee May 4, 2020

It was the final nail in the coffin for Sunny Hills’ Class of 2020. The PTSA’s Grad Nite committee held out as long as it could in hopes that seniors would at least have one traditional event they...

A screenshot of the online notice that can be accessed from the Fullerton Joint Union High School District’s website.

Trustees to meet today, April 23, in special session to discuss Fullerton Joint Union High School District’s end-of-the-semester grading policy because of COVID-19-related school closures

Rida Fatima April 23, 2020

You can read about the decision that the Fullerton Joint Union High School District made here. Trustees for the Fullerton Joint Union High School District [FJUHSD] will hold a special board meeting...

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