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Painting provides a creative outlet to destress and cultivate emotional growth

Try It: Painting Edition

By Kate Barr, CAF Editor February 24, 2021

Try It is a series that encourages trying different hobbies, art forms, and the way it transforms people's lives. In this article, Barr reflects on her experience and journey with painting in Mrs. Jackson's...

What would a day on campus look like?

POV: On campus without a pandemic (Part 1)

By Olivia Lyons and Rayelyn Burrell February 23, 2021

Disclaimer: This experience is not 100% realistic; this combination of classes is not necessarily possible. It is tailored to highlight some of the universal pleasantries on campus. At the same time, though,...

Vintage Jean Paul Gaultier and Cop Copine pieces like these are trending on online retail shops such as eBay and Depop

The Demand to Dress Different

By Ava DeLuca, Arts Editor February 21, 2021
How fashion individuality has fueled a demand for vintage designer clothing
Tables have signs that tell students not to sit in certain spots near the Mustang Commons and around campus

What it is like to be a student back on campus

By Caroline Wagner, Staff Writer February 18, 2021
What you need to know about life back on campus
Wow, my name is up in the sky!

A letter from the editor

By Kylie Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2021

Happy belated Valentine's Day! Did you eat any of those chalky candy hearts with the strange, cryptic sayings? Or did someone get you something actually cool?  Me, I like to walk into Vons about a...

Club members gather safely to discuss the book they are reading near the Mustang Commons

The Beach Chair Book Club: Gnomes, friends, and book galore

By Skyler Martin, Staff Writer February 9, 2021
The Beach Chair book club meets every Friday at school to discuss the book they’re reading and socialize with other members
Omar had a mini photo shoot after his picture day near the school garden on Jan. 9, 2021

Finding Omar: The Hashtag That Started It All

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor February 3, 2021

It all started with a photo Assistant Principal Celeste Barnette took of Omar Hernandez, a senior, who stuck his head out the window with a wide grin and two thumbs up on Oct. 1, 2019.  Now, Hernandez...

Embodying Self Love Club’s three leaders co-president Manelle Tounzi (top right), co-president Ellika Mohler (bottom left), and vice-president Simone Boutelle (bottom right)

Embodying Self Love Club helps students embrace body positivity

By Skyler Martin, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

One day last summer, junior Manelle Touzni had an idea. “For a long time, I struggled with body image and self-acceptance to an unhealthy degree," said Touzni. "I learned a lot from my experiences, and...

Romero contagious smile makes the campus feel a bit brighter

Cleaning with a passion: Romero’s exuberant energy shines on campus

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor January 27, 2021

As teachers and students are ending their school day, the custodians are just beginning.  Carmen Julia Romero is one of the seven custodians at San Dieguito Academy making her daily rounds in each...

Mr. Ramirez poses in front of a soccer stadium rooting for USA

SDA welcomes Alex Ramirez to staff

By Emily Broyles, Staff Writer January 23, 2021

San Dieguito Academy's strong community is continually growing, and we now have a new staff member to welcome: Alex Ramirez, SDA’s new front office assistant. Ramirez grew up in the Vista/Oceanside...

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