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May 27, 1959
Do any of you Lancers remember the nickname selection? What were some ofter mascot names that were submitted by students? How come Ladera Vista Junior High students weren't included?

 

La Habra Star, Number 89, 27 May 1959

 

Sunny Hills High School Seeks Nickname for New Student Body

 

Looking forward to the opening Sunny Hills High School in September, ninth graders at Fullerton Union High School who will be sophomores in the new school in the fall have started active planning for their new student body, according to Oswald L. Egertson, principal designate. 

 

Ninth grade representatives of the new student body, working with eighth graders at Nicolas and Wilshire Junior High Schools who will be attending SHHS, made a personal appearance at the last meeting of the Board of Trustees and won approval for their school colors gold, white, and black. 

 

Attention Is now being turned to the selection of an appropriate name for the school student body. Other Nicknames Well - known throughout Southern California are the Fullerton Junior College “Hornets,” the Buena Park High School “Coyotes,” the Fullerton Union High School “Indians,” and the La Habra High School “Highlanders." Suggestion blanks for all students who will he attending Sunny Hills High School next year are available in the

 

SHHS office on the Fullerton High campus. 

 

The committee in charge of name selection will carefully consider all recommendations, how the name is connected with the school or the area, and how it can be used by the school in its organizations and activities. 

 

Deadline Set 

 

The student committee has set a deadline of June 15 for the selection of a name, Egertson said,' and parents as well as students are invited to make suggestions. 

 

“We are pleased to see the students who will be the pioneering class of Sunny Hills High School both ninth graders at a FUHS and eighth graders at a Nicholas and Wilshire Junior High Schools taking such an active interest in planning for their now school,” Egertson stated. 

 

“These students will be the leaders at Sunny Hills High School during the next few years in developing a strong and active student body," he pointed out, “and they will have an unusually fine opportunity to develop leadership qualities as they guide their classmates during the formative years of our new school.

 

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