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The New Kid at School

The New Kid at School

Story by Skylar Masterson, Staff Writer

March 25, 2017

Anthony Valencia has three children that he parents with his girlfriend. Dogs to be exact. Valencia has three yorkie terriers named, Rudy, Allie and Boomer. Valencia is San Dieguito Academy’s new part-time campus supervisor and has been working here for about a month. Valencia’s usual...

Best of Spring Break

April 13, 2016

How to Get a Valentine

How to Get a Valentine

Story by Hana Chen, Business Editor

February 12, 2016

Due to the fact that Valentine’s Day will soon be dawning upon us, I thought I’d give a few tips to all the single men and ladies pining for that romantic Valentine’s experience. You’re welcome in advance for the love that will come your way, if you just follow these simple steps. Best of luck. Acquire...

What Brought Adam McDonald Back to SDA?

What Brought Adam McDonald Back to SDA?

Story by Sarah Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

As soon as the student walks into the Writing Lab, her paper is already pulled up on the computer. Having read the paper beforehand, writing lab tutor Adam McDonald points to a specific part that he wants to address first. McDonald and the student sit huddled around the computer as he begins asking...

Formal Proposals!

Formal Proposals!

Story by Sophia Mock, Staff Writer

January 12, 2016

Here are some fun, quirky ideas about how to ask that hunk to SDA’s winter dance. Hello ladies and congratulations on deciding to attend formal! It’s a magical night (Think prom but bigger). As you all know, formal is a Sadie Hawkins, girls-ask-guys dance. This means that in the midst of picking...

The First Step to Fulfilling my Purpose

The First Step to Fulfilling my Purpose

Story by Tasha Gardiner, Guest Writer

December 17, 2015

It's hard to find what your purpose in life is. Once you have figured it out, there's nowhere to go but forward. I’m one of the lucky people that has found her purpose early on. I believe my objective in life is to make an impact in the world, and that impact is to improve the lives of others b...

5 Best Movies and Docu-Films to Watch on Netflix

5 Best Movies and Docu-Films to Watch on Netflix

Story by Zach McInnis, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015

Netflix has become increasingly popular, but everyone can agree that there are some shows watched more than others. Here are some of the best cult movies and documentaries for the movie-lover in all of us. 1. “2001: A Space Odyssey:” (movie) This classic just came to Netflix and no movie buff...

What to do When Autumn Falls

What to do When Autumn Falls

Story by Kate Bilse, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015

Now is the time of year when the air is getting crisp, leaves are turning orange, and people are putting together their Halloween costumes. Here is a list of activities to fully embrace the fall spirit and celebrate Halloween. 1. Go shopping at Trader Joe's and taste all of the fall flavors- sample...

My Scream Zone Experience

Story by Brittany Serbin, Arts Editor

October 22, 2015

My night started with a nearly two-hour wait for the Haunted Hayride. I knew the lines were going to be long, but still, I had cross country practice earlier that day, so my legs were already tired. Despite the line, the wait wasn’t boring. Actors wearing elaborate costumes and face paint walked...

Signing Stress

Signing Stress

Story by Brittany Serbin and Vicky van der Wagt

June 10, 2015

It’s that time of year again. On Thursday, yearbooks were passed out in front of the gym after school by members of the yearbook class. Along with the distribution comes the inevitable beginning of yearbook signing. Whether it’s in class or during lunch groups of people can be seen trading books...

Saying Goodbye Sucks

Saying Goodbye Sucks

Story by Caroline Daniel, Online Editor

June 8, 2015

Normally at the end of every school year, I smile to my teachers and my classmates and say,“See you next year!” This year, I’m signing yearbooks and smiling to my teachers saying, “Good luck in the future! I’ll miss you!” This part of life is rather terrifying and scary, for everyone...

Forget Me Not Club

Story by Courtney Stead, Staff Writer

June 3, 2015

The Forget Me Not Club works to raise awareness about the growing population of old people. Today, our world has the biggest elderly population ever seen because of new technologies and medicines. However, as someone ages, health issues become more common. Due to this, many younger people tend to...

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