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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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Juniors, assigned Kevin the Minion from “Despicable Me,” huddle together to celebrate their victory after surviving the final round of musical chairs in the quad Sept. 8.

Juniors bring home first win with ‘Battle of the Classes’ debut

Kayla Martinez, Staff Reporter September 21, 2022

After at least 16 rounds of playing musical chairs in the quad, the last student standing during lunch Sept. 8 was an 11th-grader, securing the first victory of the school year for the juniors as part...

The House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act Nov. 19, 2021 with the hopes of rebuilding the middle class and mitigating climate change. Disagreements within the Democratic Party, however, stall the bill from passing into legislation.

White House turns green with $2.27 trillion Build Back Better Act

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2022

Passed by the House of Representatives Nov. 19, 2021, the Build Back Better Act allocates billions of dollars to expanding job opportunities, rebuilding the middle class, investing in children’s education...

Some faculty and students at Fullerton Community College nearby Sunny Hills High School hold a demonstration outside their campus March 25.

Many Sunny Hills Asian students, alumni not surprised by nationwide and countywide series of hate crimes against their ethnicity though the actions remain hurtful

Nevya Patel, News Editor May 10, 2021

Accolade copy editor Michelle Sheen and staff reporter Esther Oh contributed to this report. Sophomore Jeffrey Tran spent his Sunday afternoon on March 28 helping out his friend’s parents tidy up...

With superintendent Scott Scambray’s upcoming retirement, district board members must decide whether to continue the pattern of electing a white male to the position.

Time to hire first woman to lead Fullerton Joint Union High School District

The Accolade Editorial Board April 29, 2021

This story was updated May 8 to correct an error regarding past superintendents in the Fullerton Joint Union High School District. The Accolade editorial board vote count: 8 consider diversity or gender...

Vice President Harris’ casual Converse look truly en Vogue

Nevya Patel, News Editor January 31, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris stands in front of salmon pink and apple green drapes, paying homage to her former sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha, while wearing a smile reflecting her victory. With her simple...

Image of the Capitol building taken during the November 2019 National Scholastic Press Association journalism convention held in Washington, D.C. More than a year later, it was sieged Jan. 6 by a radical faction of Trump supporters.

Guest Column: Trump doesn’t deserve all the blame for Wednesday’s Capitol chaos

January 8, 2021

The Accolade has agreed to keep the guest columnist -- a Republican student and supporter of President Donald Trump -- anonymous for the writer’s safety. The last time the U.S. Capitol Building was...

An artists interpretation of the writer and her thoughts on socioeconomic issues in America.

King for a day: ‘Eat the rich’

Annie Bang, Web Managing Editor October 30, 2020

This is the first part of a series of stories written by five of Accolade's top editors as if they were to be "Kings for a day" — all of which originally appeared in the "Photo Finish" special section,...

An artists interpretation of what the final debate could look like.

Those opposing debate commission’s changes to tonight’s presidential debate are the ones who should be muted

Rida Zar, Opinion Editor October 22, 2020

A representative of the people deserves to be chosen by the people. And to do this, eligible voters should know as much about their potential future leaders as possible including their policies, mannerisms...

Robert Hathaway, a former FJUHSD trustee who opted not to run for re-election for his FJUHSD school board seat in 2018, wore many hats throughout his life — being a veteran, engineer, lawyer and educator before his death on Sept. 18.

Former Fullerton Joint Union High School District board of trustees president dies at 91

Tyler Pak, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2020

Robert Hathaway, who had served for 33 years as a trustee on the Fullerton Joint Union High School District [FJUHSD] — seven terms as the president — died of a heart attack on Sept. 18. He was 91.  Hathaway...

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