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Advanced Placement Psychology teacher Greg Abbott speaks to his fifth period Cohort B students who attend class in-person on March 12 while the rest of his class Zooms in.

Head to Head: New Normal?

March 15, 2021

In response to The Accolade’s call for guest columnists, two students debate whether the district should require all to return to campus next school year; take our online poll and tell us what you think:...

In-person will help freshmen

Sienna Pak March 15, 2021

When I attended Sunny Hills’ Open House assembly in January 2020, I thought my freshman year would be one to remember. It has been a memorable one, but not in the way that I imagined. I imagined football...

The three chromebook models: Acer R11 (left), Lenovo 300e (middle) and Dell 3100 (right) lined up from oldest to newest. Dell Chromebooks have been distributed to freshmen on all campuses after the Lenovo models’ manufacturer discovered a defect that caused technical difficulties.

Fullerton Joint Union High School District opts for new Dell Chromebook models for freshmen after Lenovo manufacturer finds defect

Aaliyah Magana October 21, 2020

For the second straight year, Sunny Hills freshmen have been given a new brand of a chromebook instead of the Lenovo ones that the Class of 2023 got the year before. The Fullerton Joint Union High School...

Forward and then-freshman David Rezko (left) kicks the ball during a 2-1 home victory over Buena Park on Jan. 24. The sophomore, along with his new teammates, will vie for a second Freeway League title in as many years when their season begins next February. Meanwhile, on Sept. 3, head coach Mike Schade held tryouts drawing 13 candidates.

13 try out for boys soccer, but recent poor air quality has prevented coach from scheduling more sessions for newcomers

Henry Lee September 16, 2020

This is the second of a series of reports the Sports section will cover regarding team tryouts in the 2020-2021 school year.  Before the coronavirus pandemic affected high school sports nationwide,...

Then-junior Daniel Magpayo (center) gives instructions to Krystopher Bagunu (left) and Leoni Nguyen, then juniors, in the gym during the Aug. 6, 2019, Link Crew freshman orientation. For the 2020-2021 school year freshman orientation, Link Crew had to resort to meeting with freshmen through the Zoom meeting platform because of COVID-19 health and safety guidelines.

COVID-19 health guidelines force Link Crew to welcome freshmen via Zoom instead of live orientation on campus

Michelle Sheen September 9, 2020

After three years of holding freshman orientation on campus before the start of the school year, Link Crew had to resort to a virtual one that attracted 450 students to meet COVID-19 health and safety...

Art by contributing artist JungHyun Lee.

Success of freshmen taking AP Human Geography should open path for incoming ninth-graders to take more rigorous courses like AP Literature and Composition or AP Biology

Jaden Hom May 28, 2020

About 250 freshmen took the Advanced Placement Human Geography [AP HUG] exam on the second day of online testing from the College Board. Like other AP exams offered online as an adjustment to the COVID-19...

Freshmen Jack Bender, Bohdan Faulkner, Dustin Staggs and Russell Yang (from left to right) pose for a picture at their victory parade in Downtown Fullerton Aug. 22. Photo used with permission from Mason Morris.

4 SH freshmen from Junior Little League World Series championship team hope to bring success for Lancers baseball team

Hannah Kim September 23, 2019

Four Sunny Hills freshman baseball players experienced the parade of their lives last month after being part of a Junior Little League championship team, and now they’ll turn their attention to what...

Students sign up for the Junior States of America club. (Photo taken by Accolade photographer Brianna Zafra)

67 campus groups participate in annual Club Rush

Chloe Lee September 17, 2019

It was three days in the quad at break with students shouting, waving posters and offering free candy such as Jolly Ranchers, Dum Dums and Snickers. The first day -- Aug. 27 -- featured 20 student clubs. Two...

Senior Link Crew leader Aimee Park helps two students find their name tags during the Aug. 6 orientation (Image posted with permission from Julia Hur).

Link Crew welcomes 500 freshmen in gym

Elijah Jhee August 16, 2019

This story was updated Aug. 31 with additional information from other freshmen. In its third year at Sunny Hills, Link Crew organized a freshman orientation Aug. 6 at the gym to help incoming students...

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