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Wind Ensembles take on John William’s classics

Wind Ensembles take on John William’s classics

Story by Alexis Price, Online Sports Editor

May 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Music, Top Stories

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 nominated for 2019 Broadway San Diego Awards

Story by Manelle Touzni, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Theater, Top Stories

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

Prom: Across the bay

Story by Alex Storer and Devlin Ott

May 14, 2019


Filed under Previews, Top Stories

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

Drive into the Past

Story by Alex Storer, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Previews, Top Stories

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

The saga comes to an end

Story by Cade Culbertson, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Movies, Reviews, Top Stories

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

Story by Shayna Glazer, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Movies, Reviews

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...

The jury is in

The jury is in

Story by Linnaea Erisman, Arts Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Theater, Top Stories

Trials is the newest show on the SDA stage and is making its preview as the first entirely student written and directed play. Showing Thursday, March 14th through the 15th and 16th, Trials is being put on at SDA.  The play follows a woman from a small town in Georgia who, at the age of only 1...

Humor: February Meme Review

Humor: February Meme Review

Story by Victoria Lee and Jeffrey Furgerson

March 7, 2019


Filed under CAF, Circus Animal Fun, Top Stories

DISCLAMER: Dictionary result for meme: /mēm/ noun an element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by non-genetic means, especially imitation. a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc., that is copied (often with sli...

Humor: The Hell-Rat

Humor: The Hell-Rat

Story by Jeffrey Furgerson and Victoria Lee

March 4, 2019


Filed under CAF, Circus Animal Fun, Top Stories

Youtuber Shane Dawson went to Chuck E. Cheese and said that he discovered that they reused their pizzas, so he exposed them on his channel. This caused an uproar of enraged parents and kids who couldn’t believe that Chuck E Cheese would serve them such disgusting food. Then, CEC’s pizzas became a...

Super Effective Marketing

Super Effective Marketing

Story by Cade Culbertson, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Reviews, Top Stories

  This morning, a video preview of the new main series Pokémon games, called Sword and Shield, for the Nintendo Switch was posted, which announced that the games would release later this year. The review and in depth look of this video contains obvious spoilers, so if you’re a die-hard fan, ...

Overwatch-out for the next new hero

Overwatch-out for the next new hero

Story by Alex Storer, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews, Top Stories

On Monday the popular e sports game, Overwatch, unveiled its 30th hero, Baptise. According to the official Overwatch website, “Baptise wields an assortment of experimental devices and weaponry to keep allies alive and eliminate threats under fierce conditions. A battle-hardened combat medic he is just as capa...

A Sneak -a- Pika at Detective Pikachu

A Sneak -a- Pika at Detective Pikachu

Story by Alex Storer, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Movies, Top Stories

The second official trailer for the highly anticipated movie, Detective Pikachu was released today. In the first trailer, fans were introduced to Ryme City, where humans and pokemon live together in unity. Tim Goodman, a 21-year-old has always wanted to be a pokemon trainer. His father, Harry Go...

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