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COVID-19 forces school officials to change the Aug. 25 Back to School Night into Zoom experience for parents

Traditionally held on campus, Back to School Night for students' parents will be held through Zoom meetings with teachers Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 5:45 p.m. for zero period and 6 p.m. for first period. Sunny Hills officials had to resort to an all-virtual program in keeping with COVID-19 health guidelines, and so like the current situation with students, they will be unable to see some of the newly designed aspects of the school such as the front doors in the main office wing.

Rida Zar

August 24, 2020

For the first time, Sunny Hills will hold a virtual Back-to-School-Night Tuesday, Aug. 25, for students’ parents in keeping with COVID-19 social distancing and health guidelines, school officials said. “We take pride in the positive and energetic school culture we have here at Sunny Hills High School,” ...

School officials asking for help in identifying three who vandalized 11 student lockers in November

Students' belongings lay scattered on the floor near the set of lockers attached to the 30s building in the aftermath of a Nov. 16 early morning vandalism at Sunny Hills. Image posted with permission from Jennifer Kim.

Andrew Park

December 23, 2019

School officials are still looking for the three unidentified male suspects caught on security cameras showing them vandalizing items inside of 11 students’ lockers last month. “We are asking other schools if they recognize the guys,” principal Allen Whitten said. “We can get a glimpse of...

ASB cancels Mr. Sunny Hills because of uncertainty over completion date of PAC remodeling

Theater teacher Amanda Gieser (left) and the site construction project manager survey the new stage extension during a recent inspection of the PAC, which has been closed since May for remodeling. Posted with permission from Melissa Stinson.

Jaden Hom

November 15, 2019

A previous version of this story had the wrong year for when Mr. Sunny Hills started. It has been corrected on March 5 in this version to show it was in the spring of 1995. While school officials expect the Performing Arts Center [PAC] to reopen in early March, the ASB has decided to cancel the an...

New Sunny Hills administrator brings extensive experience from La Habra

New assistant principal Melissa Stinson works in her office dealing with tasks given to her at her new position. Photo taken by Paul Yasutake.

Andrew Hong

October 1, 2019

 “Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.” Willliam Shakespeare’s character, Lucio, makes this statement to Isabella, the protagonist of the play, Measure for Measure. Lucio’s advice has also been adopted by new assistant principal Melissa Stinson, ...

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