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Art Fest


By Alynne Powers, Staff Writer

December 18, 2013

Art Fest, the new celebrative festival for the arts, will be held at San Dieguito Academy at 5:30-7:30 P.M. on Jan. 9th. This event will showcase a new student art gallery filled with exhibitions and include a live band, interactive art, and much more. This event will be taking place at the Mustang Ar...

Writers Welcome

Poetry Slam

By Elise Gout, Health Editor

November 20, 2013

Creativity surrounded the air around a single mike stand, a girl gripping white papers in jittering hands. One short pause, a breath, and so she began, reading at this year’s first poetry slam. Put on by the Writer’s Block club, slams like this past one on Nov. 19 at the Media Center occur several...

You Can’t Take it With You

You Can't Take it With You

By Dylan Hendrcikson, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013

Even if one may not have a father who makes fireworks in the basement or have a dancer sister who has spent 8 years trying to accomplish a pirouette, having to cope with family strange-ness is still something everyone has to deal with. In the recent production of the play, “You Can’t Take it with...

Mosaic Music Festival


By Sarah Kochanek, Sports Editor

November 18, 2013

Through the sale of snacks and autographed merchandise, SDA was able to raise $600 at the first ever Mosaic Music Fest. This past Friday, Nov. 15, was the fundraiser benefiting the Mosaic Business Program, Culinary Arts, and the H2O Club. Parent, teacher, and student supporters showed up to enjoy...

Live Action Painting

Live Action Painting

By Sara Portnoy and Katie McPherson

November 13, 2013

On Wednesday, November 13, the Art Wars club put up a wall next to the Mosaic and painted it during hour lunch, an activity called "live action painting."  The wall consisted of 100 individual squares which were sold for five dollars each. The event lasted all of lunch with club members constantly p...

SDA Student Art Show

SDA Art show

By Reiko Inouye, Photo Editor

October 23, 2013

Now to be honest I don’t know a lot about art, but I was not surprised when I heard that our incredible art department was having an exclusive off campus exhibition. From Oct. 12 through the 26, the Del Mar Art Center Gallery has been hosting San Dieguito Academy’s very own student art showcase to...

Live from San Dieguito, it’s Saturday Night!


By Peri Anderson, Staff Writer

October 13, 2013

The San Dieguito Academy performance 'SNL'  earned some laughs on their opening night Thursday. The performance was made up of skits taken from past episodes of the popular NBC TV show "Saturday Night Live” and included trademark aspects from the original show. Actors were introduced with the typi...

Comedy Sportz Returns


By Gabby Catalano, Arts Editor

September 12, 2013

Comedy Sportz is back! They kicked off the year on Sept. 6 and to no surprise, delivered another hilarious show filled with audience participation and creative skits. The show began with enthusiastic referee David Neal asking the audience questions to get them pumped up for the game. Some questions...

Legally Blonde Review

By Joseph Swit, Staff Writer

June 13, 2013

From the opening of the curtain, “Legally Blonde” thoroughly engaged and entertained me.  SDA theatre’s annual musical hit the mark.  The musical, based on the novel and film of the same name, follows Elle Woods (senior Brigitte Williamson), a sorority president trying to make it at Harvard Law...

The Grand Slamboree Preview

The Grand Slamboree Preview

By Joleyne Lambert, Staff Writer

June 3, 2013

Get ready for a mind-blowing, breathtaking and tear-making Grand Slamboree where SDA students perform their hearts out as they read, sing, and shout their own written work. The Grand Slamboree, occurring at 6: 30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4 in the PAC Theater, is an open mic, allowing SDA students to share...