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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

New assistant principal Heather Bradley from Sonora High School works on athletic clearances in her Room 6 office on Thursday, Aug. 18. Bradley replaces Hilda Arredondo, who accepted an administrative position at La Habra High School.

KICK STARTER: New assistant principal Heather Bradley brings a field of experience in sports, teaching

Jaimie Chun, Managing Editor September 19, 2022

Socks pulled up and shin guards secured. Players’ feet entangled and hands kept away from the ball. The turf field surrounded by spectators’ electrifying cheers and illuminating lights set the...

Associated Student Body’s posters line the walls of the gym as students cheer for Dance Production performers during the Aug. 20, 2021, Welcome Back assembly. This year’s version will take place Friday, Aug. 19, during a double third period assembly instead of the traditional second period one because of the new bell schedule.

Teacher tortilla challenge among the highlights of Friday’s Welcome Back assembly, to be held for the first time during third period

Euree Kim, Staff Reporter August 18, 2022

While this will be the freshman class’ first high school assembly in the gym on Friday, Aug. 19, sophomores and upperclassmen returning to Sunny Hills will also get to experience a first of sorts. Instead...

For the 2022-2023 school year, Peter Karavedas makes the move from social science teacher and former head football coach to an assistant principal at Sunny Hills.

CALLING AN AUDIBLE: Ex-football head coach/social science teacher starts 2022-2023 school year as SH’s new assistant principal

Susie Kim, News Editor August 14, 2022

This is the first of a series of feature profiles of new, full-time teachers or administrators at Sunny Hills High School for the 2022-2023 school year. Subsequent stories will be posted soon in the Feature...

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 , Staff Reporter 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,”...

Wordle, the once-a-day-game, interests Sunny Hills students and teachers as the game brightens their day.

‘Simple, clear, fun and free’: Clues offered for how Wordle puzzle game has become a hit nationwide

Jaimie Chun, Managing Editor March 18, 2022

For some like sophomore Maximiliano Soto, it’s the allure of beating someone else out to solve a puzzle. “You get a slight ego boost, so you feel good and get that sense of accomplishment,” Soto...

Staff Editorial: Stay for lunch during IFF

Staff Editorial: Stay for lunch during IFF

The Accolade Editorial Board March 17, 2022

The Accolade editorial board unanimously agreed that students at Sunny Hills should participate in the upcoming International Food Fair. When longing for a day filled with Lancer spirit, tasty food...

Keeping with the spirit of Student Press Freedom Day, editor-in-chief senior Michelle Sheen advocates for greater awareness and increased support of journalism programs in high schools.

Using my voice with student press freedom

Michelle Sheen, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2022

Like many other youths nationwide, I took part in the annual celebration of free speech for students. I attended a Zoom workshop on Feb. 23 hosted by PEN America, an organization aimed at protecting...

Junior point guard Chad Nguyen dribbles toward a Garden Grove player Feb 22. Even though the Lancers lost their semifinal CIF-Southern Section Division 4 game, the team won its first state CIF playoff game, since 2004, on March 1.

13th-seeded Sunny Hills boys basketball team upsets 4th-seeded Monte Vista 68-51 in first round of CIF state playoffs

Henry Lee , Web Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2022

Despite falling short of reaching the CIF-Southern Section Division 4 championship round last week, the 13th-seeded Sunny Hills boys basketball team upset fourth-seeded Monte Vista 68-51 in the first round...

Forward junior Mathias Brown (right) celebrates with his teammates after scoring the Lancers’ first goal in the first round of CIF state regionals against Panorama High School on Tuesday, March 1, at the Buena Park High School stadium. Brown, who was also playing on his birthday, came up with a hat trick with a total of three goals as Sunny Hills won 4-3.

Sunny Hills boys soccer moves on to state CIF regional semifinals after 4-3 victory

Grace Min, Sports Editor March 2, 2022

This story was updated Thursday, March 3, with more information about the game and an additional quote from one of the soccer players. After kicking in the winning goal to secure a CIF-Southern Section...

Wrestler junior Jenna Park (left), who qualified for Masters, applauds wrestler junior Kylie Yang, who qualified for State during a Feb. 22 rally on the Sunny Hills quad stage. Students and coaches gathered to celebrate the boys soccer team, boys basketball team and advancing wrestlers.

Photo Gallery: Feb. 22 CIF Quad Rally

Summer Sueki, Photographer February 23, 2022

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