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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

MY NOTEBOOK: Reflecting on my turbulent journalism journey from a novice writer to the Editor-in-Chief of The Accolade

MY NOTEBOOK: Reflecting on my turbulent journalism journey from a novice writer to the Editor-in-Chief of The Accolade

Michelle Sheen May 27, 2022

I stood behind a line of students, two quarters clinking in the palm of my hand. As I drew nearer to the front of the line, I felt a rush of excitement — the same kind I feel on Christmas mornings...

The Accolade helped me hit a home run

The Accolade helped me hit a home run

Nevya Patel May 27, 2022

I sat in my interview chair with my hands covering my mouth to withhold a scream. The Angels Scholar interview board just gave me the news that would change the next four years of my life. I was...

‘IB’elieved in my future

‘IB’elieved in my future

Divya Bharadwaj May 27, 2022

Looking back at the past four years of high school, I’m proud of everything that I have accomplished, and I am eternally grateful for my teachers and friends who have helped me along the way.  Juggling...

The Sunny Hills boys volleyball team wins the Division 5 CIF-SS championship title May 14 after sweeping Carpinteria High School 3-0 at Long Beach City College.

It all started with a yellow index card: Win CIF

Henry Lee May 27, 2022

I remember writing down my personal and team goals on a yellow index card four months ago in January before practice as instructed by my volleyball coach – something we had never done before. I wrote,...

Learning to make a difference

Learning to make a difference

Rida Zar May 27, 2022

Growing up, we’re often told how impactful our voices are. That we should be the change we want to see and that anything is possible if we put our minds to it. But realistically, I never believed it...

Pursuing my lifelong dream through The Accolade

Pursuing my lifelong dream through The Accolade

Grace Johnson May 27, 2022

When I was a little girl, all I ever wanted to be was a dolphin trainer at SeaWorld. It was my dream, at that time, to just dance in the water with them all day and put on shows for people. But I soon...

Opposite hitter junior Nathan Casasola (left) joins middle blocker senior Sebastian Bonca in an attempt to stop Arroyo Grande’s outside hitter, senior Josh McCune, from scoring a point during the first round of the state CIF tournament Tuesday, May 18, in the SH gym.

After taking first CIF-SS Division 5 title, boys volleyball keeps momentum going with first round state CIF win Tuesday, May 17

Grace Min May 18, 2022

After claiming the CIF-SS Division 5 Championship this past weekend, the boys volleyball team blew past the Arroyo Grande Eagles in straight sets in its first round of the CIF-SS Division 3 SoCal Championship...

The Associated Student Body’s poster promotes the theme for the school’s first stag dance May 20 — the first since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020.

After two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, stag returns to the gym May 20

Hannah Lee May 17, 2022

The Associated Student Body [ASB] plans on hosting a stag dance — the first and last one of the school year — on May 20 from 7-10 p.m. in the gym, marking the school’s first stag event since March...

The Accolade feature editor senior Divya Bharadwaj sells handmade lip balms from her small business, Didi Balms, at a local farmers market.

A supply chain’s monetary impact on my small business

Divya Bharadwaj May 10, 2022

I opened my phone to a new order from a customer — two rose and one vanilla flavored lip balm. While packing the order, I realized that one lip balm was missing. I usually have 10 lip balms of each...

Senior Aute Blackwell holds her right arm up while an American Red Cross nurse preps it before the blood draw during the Thursday, April 21, blood drive in the Lyceum.

American Red Cross club’s first blood drive in two years helps to ease nationwide blood shortage

Stacy Kim May 10, 2022

The American Red Cross [ARC] club’s first on-campus blood drive in two years nearly met its goal of collecting 75 pints from student donors, organizers said. “The blood drive had an excellent turnout,”...

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