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Why you should (maybe) watch the Bachelor

This season of Bachelor in Paradise made history with the first same-sex couple.

By Leela Miller, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Drama. Heartbreak. Extravagant dates. Excessive alcohol consumption. Big personalities. Tabloid scandals. Even those who have never watched “The Bachelor” or “The Bachelorette” have probably glanced over enough “People Magazine” covers in grocery store checkout lines to have had some sm...

‘Good Boys’ was almost as good as it seemed

Good Boys is playing in theaters now.

By Matthew Hagan, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

So… funny story for you all. Recently, whenever I’ve gone to see movies, I’ve gone with a British friend of mine named Nic. When we went to see “Midsommar,” the Ari Aster directed film about American college students visiting a Pagan village, the trailer for “Good Boys” played before it. The...

The Welcome Back dance is going to be out of this world

This year's Welcome Back dance is taking place on Friday.

By Kate Paxton, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

This Friday, September 20, is the Welcome Back Dance. The theme will be Area 51- Outer Space Aliens, inspired by the area 51 raid phenomenon.  For the first time ever, it will take place in front of the Arts and Humanities building. It will be from 7-10pm. According to ASB Director Rod Keillor, there w...

Campus is now sprinkled with new sculptures

Student-made sculptures are scattered throughout campus.

By Benjamin Deák, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

For a long time, the arts have been an important part of the culture of San Dieguito Academy. One needs only to take a walk through campus to understand how the murals and artistic pieces scattered about contribute to SDA’s unique environment. Zach Ramirez, AP Studio Art and Sculpture teacher wants to maint...

Wind Ensembles take on John William’s classics

Seniors stand to be recognized for their honor cords.

By Alexis Price, Online Sports Editor

May 23, 2019

Nostalgic melodies and excerpts from the classic soundtracks of John William’s movies filled the gym on Wednesday as the San Dieguito Academy Wind Ensembles ended their last concert of the year playing these warming pieces. Throughout the night, band students were awarded with a variety of honors - from...

SDA nominated for 2019 Broadway San Diego Awards

SDA's production of Mamma Mia is nominated for Best Musical.

By Manelle Touzni, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

SDA’s Theater and Music department was nominated for the 2019 Broadway San Diego Awards earlier this week. They were nominated in two categories: Mamma Mia for best musical, and Lily Blackman, as Sophie, and Jillian Strattman, as Donna, for best actress. They will compete in the main event at...

Prom: Across the bay

The last day to buy prom tickets is Wednesday, May 15th.

By Alex Storer and Devlin Ott

May 14, 2019

On Saturday, May 18th SDA will be having its prom on the Hornblower Cruise ship which will be cruising San Diego Bay from 7:30-11pm. This year, the theme is The Great Gatsby, so get out your jazzy instruments and sail on over to West Egg. Prom this year has a plethora of events to explore over the seve...

Drive into the Past

Tomorrow night, ASB is hosting a drive in movie at the lower student parking lot.

By Alex Storer, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

On Friday, the 19th, at 7:30 pm in the lower lot SDA will be showing a drive-in movie, Napoleon Dynamite. This is a drive in movie, which means that you need to either drive yourself or get in a friends car while watching the movie. For those of you who are too young to drive some extra seating will b...

The saga comes to an end

A trailer for the final movie in the newest Star Wars trilogy came out on Friday.

By Cade Culbertson, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

On Friday, the first teaser trailer for the new Star Wars movie coming out in late December was released and with it came many answers and even more questions. If you have not seen it yet, it is advised that you do so since this review will breakdown every significant detail that could be found. The firs...

A movie about dragons that’s actually good

A movie about dragons that's actually good

By Shayna Glazer, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

When I went to watch How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, I didn’t have particularly high hopes for the movie. I figured it would be a bit of a cliche and overall predictable but boy I was wrong. It’s cliche, sure, but in all the right ways. Hiccup, the main character is struggling wi...