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A Conversation with Dr. Jessica Gold on Mental Health

Dr. Gold is a nationally recognized expert for her contributions in areas of mental health, psychiatry, and media advocacy

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor

October 15, 2020

Jessica (“Jessi”) Gold, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Wellness, Engagement, and Outreach in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine. In addition to juggling her role as a professor, she works clinically as an outpatient psychi...

SDA Takes on Virtual FIFA Tournament

How will virtual FIFA tournament work? Learn all about it here from Lucas Casazza

By Adrian Thierry, Sports Editor

October 12, 2020

Junior Lucas Casazza gives insight into the inner workings of the tournament

The Vice Presidential Debate: A Return to (Somewhat) Normal

VP Candidates Kamala Harris and Mike Pence are both skilled debaters, creating strong cases for their policies and attacking those of their opponent

By Evan Ballow, Staff Writer

October 10, 2020

Candidates Mike Pence and Kamala Harris held reasonable, productive discussions and covered a myriad of issues in the debate

SDA Welcomes New Staff Members

SDA Welcomes New Staff Members

By Beginning Journalism

October 9, 2020

You may have seen some new faces or heard new names. They came from all walks of life from La Costa Canyon to France. But the common thread that holds them together: the love for fostering a connection with students and the San Dieguito Academy community. Meet the first round of new staff members...

Club Fair Introduces SDA’s Clubs For The 2020-2021 School Year

Multicultural Anti-Racism Coalition or M.A.C. meet virtually to get students involved with their club

By Beginning Journalism

October 7, 2020

The first virtual Club Fair at SDA was held Friday, Oct 2

SDA holds first virtual dance

ASB publicizes the virtual dance poster on Instagram and over Google Classroom

By Isabella Thierry, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

SDA had its very first virtual dance, but the students’ energy had not changed a bit

President Trump and the First Lady Test Positive for Coronavirus

President Donald Trump stands on stage with first lady Melania Trump after the first presidential debate at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio on Sept. 29, 2020

By Jenna Wilson-Levin, Arts Editor

October 2, 2020

The White House announced early Friday morning that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for Coronavirus. This shortly followed an announcement that they would quarantine after one of the President’s closest aides tested positive. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive fo...

NBA Shows Solidarity against Racial Injustice

Lakers, Clippers, Pelicans, and Jazz all took a knee for the anthem for the NBA restart on Jul 30, 2020

By Adrian Thierry, Sports Editor

October 1, 2020

The NBA's actions to raise awareness for the Black Lives Matter Movement

SDUHSD Students and Parents Protest to Reopen Schools for Second Quarter

Protestors hold up signs such as 'Recess Is Over! Let's get Back to Class! SDUHSD Has NO Class!' and more in front of the SDUHSD building

By Kylie Schwartz and Taylor Lee

September 29, 2020

Students and parents gathered outside the SDUHSD building to protest against the school board's decision to continuing online school through the second quarter

2020 MLB Playoff Preview

San Diego Padres center fielder Trent Grisham celebrates after hitting a home run during sixth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park

By Matthew Schwartz, Sports Editor

September 29, 2020

Predictions for the MLB Playoffs 2020