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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

Following two years of cancellations of International Baccalaureate [IB] exams because of the pandemic, the assessments are to take place in person throughout the month of May during the 2021-2022 school year according to the organized schedule on the IB website.

IB tests to return in person for the first time in two years

Alice Shin, Managing Editor February 4, 2022

For the first time in two years, students in the International Baccalaureate [IB] program will be required to take in-person exams on campus to determine their IB diploma status. Even though Omicron...

How to deal with cheating during distance learning? Get rid of tests or make them all open notes, Google or friends

How to deal with cheating during distance learning? Get rid of tests or make them all open notes, Google or friends

Daniel Kong, Business Manager April 14, 2021

In an effort two months ago to convince the Fullerton Joint Union High School District [FJUHSD] trustees to reopen schools for the first time in 2021, sophomore Natania Spradley wasn’t afraid to address...

Four Sunny Hills students share their stories of how they contracted COVID-19 throughout the year since the March quarantine.

Coronavirus Testimonies: Students open up about their COVID-19 experiences

Hope Li, Opinion Editor March 13, 2021

It was only a month into the lockdown that started last March when senior Marcus Llajaruna went for a run and started experiencing muscle weakness, a coronavirus symptom. It was worse for junior Kelly...

Junior Daniel Kong finishes the last of his SAT Prep material from Sapient Academy. Rescheduled in March, Kong’s test has been canceled four times because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

I spent thousands of dollars on SAT practice, and it looks like it’s going all to waste because College Board keeps canceling SoCal test dates

Daniel Kong, Business Manager January 19, 2021

The third time wasn’t the charm. On Dec. 2, I was supposed to take my SAT at Harvard-Westlake High School in Los Angeles, but unsurprisingly, College Board canceled the administration of the test. That...

The College Boards March 20 tweet reveals that Advanced Placement testing will still be offered amid the coronavirus crisis -- the earliest in May -- with each subject exam comprising a 45-minute, free-response section instead of a multiple choice that students can take from home. Hand completing a multiple choice exam by Alberto G. 2UqYwRv license under CC BY 2.0

Coronavirus pandemic will not deter College Board from offering a 45-minute, free response online version for all AP exams

Tyler Pak, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2020

This story was updated March 24 at 3:17 p.m. with a teacher reaction quote to the College Board's decision about testing students from home. The College Board announced via Twitter on March 20 that...

Accolade staff writer Hope Li sits in a 2018 BMW i3 Oct. 3 at the Orange County Auto Show at the Anaheim Convention Center. Photo taken by Accolade adviser Tommy Li

OC Auto Show in Anaheim Convention Center is quite electric

Hope Li, Opinion Editor October 5, 2019

I don’t like cars. Nice cars are exactly what they sound like … nice. But on Oct. 3, I had the chance to visit the 2019 Orange County Auto Show at the Anaheim Convention Center with no expectations. I...

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