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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

Freshmen and Link Crew leaders participate in a group stretch at the annual freshman orientation held Aug. 9 for the incoming Class of 2026. According to school officials, the 615 incoming ninth-graders come close to the 650 enrolled in the 2018-2019 school year.

Sunny Hills enrollment of 2,433 – with the help of 615 freshmen – continues to increase for a fifth straight year

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2022

Despite declines in state, county and district enrollment in public schools, Sunny Hills has continued to increase its student population for a fifth straight year – a majority of students coming from...

 Link Crew leaders senior Alyssa Galvez (left) and junior Ellie Kim (right) hand out hot dogs to sophomores Andy Aguirre (left) and Maximiliano Soto (right) at the Sophomore Welcome BBQ held Wednesday, Aug. 11, in the quad.

Sophomores get fed hot dogs and tour the campus with Link Crew leaders since they only had an online orientation last year

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief August 16, 2021

Since Link Crew was first organized on campus five years ago, its aim has been to train juniors and seniors to become mentors, role models and leaders who guide freshmen along their transition to high...

Link Crew leader senior Jessica Kim (right) gets ready for a fist bump to greet a freshman during the line rearranging activity in the gym. A total of 500 ninth-graders attended the Link Crew-sponsored freshman orientation that started in the gym and continued in various classrooms where upperclassmen had a chance to socialize with a smaller size of the incoming Sunny Hills students.

500 freshmen show up for Link Crew’s Aug. 6 orientation – the first to be held on campus since 2019

Minjeong Kim, Feature Editor August 15, 2021

Incoming ninth-grader Max Eu wouldn’t have shown up for freshman orientation at Sunny Hills if it weren’t for his older sister, senior Yonhee Eu. The sibling is a second-year leader in Link Crew,...

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, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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, Managing Editor 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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