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“Sense and Sensibility” comes to SDA

Sense and Sensibility runs this week and next week.

January 8, 2019

Starting January 10th, SDA’s Advanced Drama Honors class will be performing their own rendition of Sense and Sensibility, originally a novel, adapted as a play by Kate Hamill. The show will be January 10th, 11th, 12th, 17th, 18th, and 19th at 7pm in SDA’s home theatre. The show follows the main...

Take a gander(snatch) at Bandersnatch

New Netflix original movie,

By Katie Pruden, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

Ever wondered what it would be like if you ordered soup instead of salad? Or went left instead of right? Well, in Netflix’s new interactive story, “Bandersnatch” by the series known as “Black Mirror,” you get to explore alternate realities based upon your own immediate choices. If you have...

Artwork is reigning around the campus

This superhydrophobic art piece is done by the weight training room.

By Taylor Lee, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

It’s a rainy midday on a Thursday at San Dieguito Academy, and walking to class, you find what seems to be a depiction of Spongebob, Patrick, and Squidward’s house near the PAC. These were no accidents, but a rain-activated art project by the students in the Drawing and Design class taught by Zachary...

Get into the Winter spirit with our chilly playlist

A playlist centered around the bittersweet feeling the holidays brings.

By Katie Pruden, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

We have tried to make the most diverse Winter playlist we can with the season approaching. No, December 1st doesn’t mean that it’s now Winter, but it’s close enough. So here is Winter playlist that isn’t just mix of the typical Christmas songs.   Please Come Home for Christmas- The Eagles ...

SDA Bands compete in annual Battle of the Bands

Students from multiple bands jamming out onstage. while the judges decided who they thought should win.

By Devlin Ott, Online Editor

November 16, 2018

Last Wednesday night, Venture Church was filled with funky riffs and lyrics, all created by SDA students. Our annual Battle of the Bands competition was held at the church across the street from our school. Judges consisting of local musicians, and former SDA students and Battle of the Bands participants...

Vibrantly Celebrating Life with Dia de Los Muertos

Marigolds are typically seen at Dia de Los Muertos celebrations because they are used to help guide spirits with their vibrant color.

By Lila Schief, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Pergolas dripping with marigolds and delicate paper flags greeted visitors and participants as they entered Solana Beach’s Dia de Los Muertos celebration, Sunday. Grace Ortega, first time participant, said, “We live in America, but this area for many years has been for people from all over, and to...

Review: Julius Caeser at the Old Globe

The round at the Old Globe where the show was performed. Note the marble painted floor and red design.

By Maya Hamson, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

On Friday the 26th, the theater teacher, Stephanie Siers, took the Advanced Drama Honors class (and a few interested thespians) to go see a special performance of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” that was just for students. We all took a bus down to Balboa Park where we met with a few other schools...

Then, Everything Changed when the Moon Elves Attacked

Dragon Prince- A new Netflix show co-written by the writer of Avatar: The Last Airbender

By Joice He, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

When creating a TV show, it can sometimes be difficult getting people excited for the finished product. Some shows just don’t sound interesting, fade to obsolescence, or fall flat before they’ve even been released. Netflix’s new animated original, “The Dragon Prince,” is definitely not one...

It’s going to be a Totally Radical Homecoming

Last year's Star Wars themed homecoming.

By Devlin Ott, Online Editor

October 16, 2018

SDA's annual Homecoming dance, taking place in several locations with an 80's theme, is this Friday from 7:30-10:30 pm. According to ASB Director Rod Keillor, this year's dance is full of fun activities and different things students can do all around campus. In the courtyard of the Math and Science...

Get into the Halloween spirit with our spooky playlist

A Halloween playlist, without the stereotypical

By Katie Pruden, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Not feeling in the spooky mood yet? Just because it’s not “The Season” (aka christmas music season) doesn’t mean we can’t listen to music that will get us in the mood for pumpkin flavored things and the Halloweentown trilogy. Spooky music isn’t technically an actual genre but why shouldn...