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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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The Student News Site of Sunny Hills High School

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Reporter’s notebook: A reflection on my journey as a journalist

Reporter’s notebook: A reflection on my journey as a journalist

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...

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...

New, full-time on-campus nurse inspired by mom, a first responder

New, full-time on-campus nurse inspired by mom, a first responder

Minjeong Kim May 25, 2022

Amy Hernandez wanted to be a nurse since she was in middle school at South Junior High School, especially since her mother was one. “I remember my mother gifting me toy sets, and one of my favorites...

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...

Senior Patrick Jimenez (left) uses his fingers to show the first letter for win as he greets senior Abby Hahm after the two were announced as prom king and queen, respectively, during the April 9 event held at Fullerton Airport.

The King and I

May 18, 2022

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...

Seniors Patrick Jimenez (left) and Darian Choi spring out of gift boxes to commence the Winter assembly on Dec. 12, 2021 in the gym. In addition to assemblies returning to double second format, the Associated Student Body will move to third period for the next school year, adjusting to the new bell schedule.

ASB moves to third period this fall to accommodate new bell schedule

Kate Yang May 16, 2022

To accommodate for the new 2022-2023 bell schedule that positions lunch before break, the Associated Student Body [ASB] got administrative approval to move from fifth to third period. “We generally...

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