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Exhibition Day Brings Food and Fun

Exhibition Day Brings Food and Fun

Story by Sonia Rathee, Staff Writer
May 26, 2017
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SDA students browsed through the entire campus looking at the different talents that students were showcasing throughout the day. There were a variety of booths, ranging from nail art to horchata and nachos. Due to the ongoing construction, most of the booths were located in front of the PAC, library,...

Homeroom Olympics Standings 5/26

Homeroom Olympics Standings 5/26

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor
May 26, 2017
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After the Homeroom Olympics’ event Synchronized Swimming Without Water, Spanish teacher Angela Vasquez-Herrera’s homeroom took first place with 3,600 points. Japanese teacher Rie Tsuboi’s homeroom is in second place with 3,450 points and theater teacher Stephanie Siers is in third place with 3,275...

Band Takes New Spin on Spring Concert

Band Takes New Spin on Spring Concert

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor
May 25, 2017
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Band students performed in The Spring Concert and Awards Night Wednesday, combining music pieces with animation. Band teacher Jeremy Wuertz also handed out awards to students throughout the event, honoring those who had done exceptionally well in band and had improved throughout the year. Both Wind...

Junior Representing American Legion Post 416 at California Boys State Conference

Junior Representing  American Legion Post 416 at California Boys State Conference

Story by Michael McQuarrie, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
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After an extensive application and interview process, San Dieguito American Legion Post 416 announced that SDA junior Cole Gonzales was selected to be their representative to the 2017 California Boys State conference. In addition to being able to participate in Boys State, Gonzales will give a speech...

GSA Hosts Love Lunch for Wellness Week

GSA Hosts Love Lunch for Wellness Week

Story by Jack Salz and Josh Santana
May 24, 2017
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A Love Lunch was held today by SDA’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance club (GSA) as part of the Wellness Week celebrations. Clubs and individuals from campus came together to support the LGBTQ+ community. ASB provided a PA system so students could jam out to such classic’s as “Sweet Caroline” while...

Club Santos Brought Back for Homeroom Olympics

Club Santos Brought Back for Homeroom Olympics

Story by Patrick Hall, Photo Editor
May 22, 2017
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The Club Santos event at the PAC Thursday was the break every student needed after relentless weeks of AP testing. Homeroom Olympics took it upon itself to gift students and faculty with a chance to let loose their fun side, in correspondence with the upcoming wellness week. Inspired by the club of...

Exhibition Day Approaching

Exhibition Day Approaching

Story by Megan Levan, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
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SDA will hold its annual Exhibition Day on Friday — what many consider to be the best day of the school year. The day will be structured in four sessions with various food and art vendors and performances. According to students, Exhibition Day is considered the true essence of the school and a great...

Ginger Shots: They’re healthy.

Ginger Shots: They’re healthy.

Story by Citlally Contreras, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
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Who wouldn’t want to start off their mornings drinking shots? Shots of ginger that is. Now, according to ancient Ayurvedic medicine, ginger is marked a “natural medicine chest”-- now that already seems pretty intense. Ginger shots have become more popular based on their safe, organic properties...

Students Discuss Parking in Mini-Forum

Students Discuss Parking in Mini-Forum

Story by Olivia Olander, News Editor
May 18, 2017
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A small group of students and administrators gathered in the ASB room to discuss parking solutions today at lunch. The “mini Forum” came two days after Principal Bjorn Paige announced that 50 spots will be opened to students in the front lot in the near future. Organizer senior Chloe Williams...

Students Trade Clothing in Homeroom Olympics Event

Students Trade Clothing in Homeroom Olympics Event

Story by Anna Griffin, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
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On Tuesday, Jackson’s homeroom held a clothing exchange in front of the PAC for Homeroom Olympics. Students were encouraged to bring multiple clothing items in return for someone else's. “This year we decided to expand on the events that we did last year for the Homeroom Olympics. We needed to...

Seniors Participate in Last ComedySportz Game

Seniors Participate in Last ComedySportz Game

Story by Chloe Williams and Maddy Campbell
May 16, 2017
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Audiences filled the theater seats Friday night, ready for ComedySportz’s last game of the year, the Senior Game. Referee Michael Santel started the game by differentiating the two SDA teams into Team Justice, captained by senior Jack Salz, and Team Passion, led by senior Daniel Magnuson. Team...

Students Donate Blood

Students Donate Blood

Story by Vicky van der Wagt, Sports Editor
May 16, 2017
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The second blood drive of the year took place inside the SDA gym today. Over 50 students successfully donated through the San Diego Blood Bank. For many, the idea of needles and/or blood immediately suppresses the urge to donate. Other times, many students who want to donate are turned away if they...

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