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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

Extraordinary Attorney Woo, released on June 29, revolves around a female attorney with autism who shows her competence and intelligence in law through each case.

Latest Netflix law series from South Korea offers worthy alternative to Disney+’s “She Hulk”

Faith Jung, Social Media Manager October 6, 2022

“Extraordinary Attorney Woo” is a touching drama that helps people recognize and be more aware of autism and mental health in general. It’s also an enjoyable series with a deep, heartwarming plot...

Sophomore Chloe Chun (left) as Alice joins junior Delaney Jackson as the Queen of Hearts and senior Zion Mejia as the King of Hearts in costume backstage during the video streaming production of “Alice.”

My Adventures in Wonderland as Alice

Chloe Chun, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor December 13, 2021

Settling on the living room couch, I take a worn book and open it with a smile — the perfect way to spend my fifth-grade summer break.  For the rest of that warm, quiet afternoon, I sit there in...

Actress Scarlett Johansson, who reprises her role as Black Widow in Marvel’s “Black Widow,” has filed a lawsuit against Disney citing a contract breach.

Actress Scarlett Johansson’s fight for justice in lawsuit against Disney emphasizes the Black Widow in her

Rida Zar, Opinion Editor August 23, 2021

Since the 1930s, superheroes, largely regarded for their passion, sense of justice and commitment to the people, have served as role models for younger and older generations.  As one of Marvel’s...

The Red Car Trolly transports guests up to Buena Vista Street at Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim, Calif.

Tips that you should know before visiting the Downtown Disney District

Minjeong Kim, Feature Editor February 16, 2021

To kick off 2021, consider checking out what the “Happiest Place on Earth” has to offer. Even though the main amusement parks with rides remain closed to the public, Disney Resorts began a phased...

An Accolade artists illustration of a still from the Drivers License music video.

Rodrigo’s ‘Drivers License’ revs up students’ emotions, past heartbreaks

Hanna Jung, Videographer February 9, 2021

For most teens, having a license comes with the freedom to drive around with friends and make great high school memories. For 18-year-old Olivia Rodrigo, it turned out to be much more.  Actress and...

Dance Production [DP] member junior David Burns teaches a Sept. 19 9:30-10 a.m. dance class for special needs children ages 8-12. Burns teaches dance classes for fellow DP member senior Elliana Kim’s brainchild The Always Dancing Project.

Senior’s efforts featured on ABC7’s Eyewitness News offers an opportunity for special needs children to ‘Always Dance’

Hope Li, Opinion Editor December 20, 2020

It’s called the Always Dancing Project. But for the 150 kids with such disabilities as cerebral palsy, down syndrome and autism, they are learning to do much more than that. For two sisters in the...

Actress Liu Yifei plays Mulan, whose family has her dressed up to impress the local Chinese village matchmaker in the live-action movie based more on the original Chinese story than the 1998 original animation.

Live-action ‘Mulan’ tanks for fans of Disney’s animated classic hoping for a closer adaptation

Hanna Jung, Videographer October 8, 2020

“Loyal, brave, true.”  In the 2020 live-action movie adaptation of “Mulan,” this phrase either appears or is repeated quite a few times to represent the title character’s beliefs and family...

Liu Yifei, as Mulan, fights her own inner conflicts and physical battles in the new live action Mulan to be released Friday, Sept. 4, for Disney+ subscribers at a cost of $29.99.

Is live-action adaptation of ‘Mulan’ worth $29.99?

Accolade Staff September 3, 2020

Disney fans, it’s finally here. Not another Star Wars movie. Or a Marvel Universe flick. But the latest live-action Disney princess film adapted from 1998’s “Mulan.” After the rapid...

Actor Jin Ha plays Augie (left), who joins Anna Kendricks character, Darby, in a karaoke room as she looks for true love in HBO Maxs new comedy romance series, “Love Life.” Set to debut on May 27, HBO Max is among the last few new streaming services to hit the market this year in hopes of pulling away subscribers from Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime. Image posted with permission from WarnerMedia.

Those missing ‘Friends’ episodes need only to wait until May 27 when HBO Max debuts

Alice Shin, Managing Editor May 17, 2020

It’s like the race between the turtle and the hare. While new streaming services like Apple TV+ and Disney+ entered the market last November to compete against mainstays like Netflix, Amazon Prime...

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...

Get ready to sing along with Disney Plus’ latest movie adaptation of the young adult novel, ‘Stargirl’

Hope Li, Opinion Editor March 22, 2020

In a March 13 interview with USA Today, Grace VanderWaal said she wrote her song, “Today and Tomorrow,” on the set of her debut film, “Stargirl,” without any intention of including it in the...

Tom Holland of Marvels Spider-man voices Ian Lightfoot (left), who chants a visitation spell and uses a Phoenix Gem and a wizards staff to bring back his father while his older brother Barley watches. This incites the brothers fantastical quest to find another magical gem to complete their task to resurrect their dead father. Image used with permission from Disney Studios.

Despite cliche elements, Pixar’s first fantasy production, ‘Onward,’ moves with dramatic flair

Hope Li, Opinion Editor March 15, 2020

Although Disney/Pixar’s “Onward” has a predictable redemptive plot, the wholesome film impressively crafts a time-conscious story containing multiple layers within 102-minutes. Blue-skinned elf...

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