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Today at SDA: Nervous System Lab in Anatomy and Physiology

Today at SDA: Nervous System Lab in Anatomy and Physiology

Story by Sonia Rathee, Staff Writer
February 23
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Students in teacher Erica Zug’s anatomy and physiology class performed a lab of the nervous system today. At one of the stations, Senior Angela Espinoza and Brook Esposito lifted weights until sweating occurred to find out if they had nerve damage. If the forearm turned yellow it signified nerve damage...

Today at SDA: Macaroons in Culinary Art

Today at SDA: Macaroons in Culinary Art

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor
February 15
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Culinary art students made macaroons today in class, dying them a of a variety of colors.

Today at SDA: SDA Tours

Today at SDA: SDA Tours

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor
February 14
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Eighth graders visited SDA today to tour the school during fourth period to learn about the school.The incoming freshmen class will have to select their high school by close March 6.

Today at SDA: Senior Meeting

Today at SDA: Senior Meeting

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor
February 10
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Seniors gathered in the gym during homeroom today for a senior meeting of the year to discuss senior activities and graduation. ASB Advisor Rod Keillor told students to start thinking about creating graduation statements and thank yous and listed the dates for the upcoming senior events, the first of...

Today at SDA: Science Experiment

Today at SDA: Science Experiment

Story by Sylvia Young and Yarisette Sequeira
February 8
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Biology students in teacher Christina Moulton's class acted as deer and resources during an experiment today. The game helped to demonstrate what the carrying capacity of a habitat is and show how the availability of resources affects population growth.  

Today at SDA: Dodgeball Tournament Kicks Off

Today at SDA: Dodgeball Tournament Kicks Off

Story by Madison Vance, Staff Writer
February 7
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Starting off the Dodgeball Tournament, Lily Bolig’s and Cathy Ramos’ homerooms lined up in the gymnasium during lunch today. Bolig quickly lost to Ramos who easily outnumbered them. The second game was even shorter, when Zug’s homeroom took the win because John West’s homeroom was a no-show....

Today at SDA: Girls Soccer Wins Game Versus LCC

Today at SDA: Girls Soccer Wins Game Versus LCC

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor
January 24
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Girls varsity soccer won their home game today 1-0 versus LCC. During the first half of the game, the ball remained primarily in the hands of the offense. After several attempts on goal that ended up in the hands of the goalie, sophomore Aly Fisher scored on a rebound. In the last half of the game, several...

Today At SDA: Mustang Soccer vs. Sage Creek

Today At SDA: Mustang Soccer vs. Sage Creek

Story by Sophie Hughes, Assistant Online Editor
January 19
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Girls Soccer leaves to play Sage Creek High School. Both boys and girls soccer teams face the Sage Creek Bobcats today, the boys will play at home at 7 pm and girls will be playing away from home at 6 pm.

Today at SDA: Field Trip to San Elijo Lagoon

Today at SDA: Field Trip to San Elijo Lagoon

Story by Mallika Seshadri, Assistant Opinion Editor
January 17
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Students in AP Environmental Science took a field trip to the San Elijo Lagoon to study the habitat, its diverse wildlife and the challenges it endures as a result of human activity.

Bridge-Breaking Semifinals!

Bridge-Breaking Semifinals!

January 6
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Students in teacher George Stimson's AP physics class tested the weight that their self-made bridges could withstand. Made of balsa wood and required to weigh mere grams, these bridges had to support ten pounds of water. Pictured are the remnants of bridges that didn't quite make it. 

Today at SDA: Water Reclamation Field Trip

Today at SDA: Water Reclamation Field Trip

Story by Mallika Seshadri, Assistant Opinions Editor
January 5
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Students in AP Environmental Science took a field trip to the San Elijo Water Reclamation Facility to learn about the various processes involved in treating the water that is used on a daily basis in local neighborhoods. Those who chose to go assembled in front of the facility's administration building...

Today at SDA: Winter Formal Announced

Today at SDA: Winter Formal Announced

Story by Sophie Hughes, Assistant Online Editor
January 4
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The 2017 Winter Formal dance was officially announced today. Tickets went on sale for $41 with an ASB sticker and $46 without, but the prices go up $5 on Monday.

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