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Today at SDA: Physics and Phonebooks

Today at SDA: Physics and Phonebooks

Story by Sophie Hughes, Online Editor

September 13, 2017


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Mr. Cardenas's AP Physics 1 classes tested the strength of friction between two interlaced phone books by playing tug of war using rope and metal clamps attatched to the books' spine. Cardenas had a slight mishap while attempting to balance on the "inseparable" books.

Today at SDA: Digestive System Models

Today at SDA: Digestive System Models

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor

May 25, 2017


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Students in teacher Erica Zug's anatomy and physiology class created models of the digestive system today out of paper rolls, cups and other items found around the classroom.

Today at SDA: Junior Java

Today at SDA: Junior Java

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor

May 19, 2017


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Juniors spent homeroom in front of the Media Center for Junior Java today drinking and eating coffee and bagels.

Today at SDA: Chemistry Demos

Today at SDA: Chemistry Demos

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor

May 18, 2017


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Students in teacher Russ Davidson's AP Chemistry class performed a demonstration called Acetylene Explosion today.

Today at SDA: Cyanotypes

Today at SDA: Cyanotypes

Story by Sylvia Young, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


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Students in Russ Davidson's AP Chemistry class used their knowledge of chemistry to create cyanotypes, a type of blue and white photo created by blocking sunlight

Today at SDA: Culinary Arts Makes Baked Potatoes

Today at SDA: Culinary Arts Makes Baked Potatoes

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor

May 2, 2017


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Students in Scott Huntley's fourth period culinary arts class made bake potatoes today as a part of the potato unit.

Today at SDA: Healthy Relationships Event

Today at SDA: Healthy Relationships Event

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor

April 25, 2017


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PALS held an event for Homeroom Olympics today where students were able to contribute to posters about healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Today at SDA: Earthquake and Fire Drill

Today at SDA: Earthquake and Fire Drill

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor

April 19, 2017


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Students took cover under desks and then walked out to the field during an earthquake and fire drill today at the end of third period.

Today at SDA: Band Prepares for Seattle

Today at SDA: Band Prepares for Seattle

Story by Mallika Seshadri, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 7, 2017


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In band, while some students prepared for this afternoon's departure to Seattle by packing up equipment, others made and had fun with a Ouija board and games of musicians against humanity (a play on cards against humanity).

Surprise Birthday Party

Surprise Birthday Party

Story by Mary Ford, Features Editor

April 5, 2017


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Teacher Kevin Witt was surprised by his AP European History class with a birthday celebration led by Senior Kimberly Quach.

Today at SDA: Outside Learning

Today at SDA: Outside Learning

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor

March 27, 2017


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Students in teacher Ryan Cardenas' chemistry class learned about chemical equations outside today.

Today at SDA: Rockets

Today at SDA: Rockets

Story by Kate Sequeira, Online Editor

March 15, 2017


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Students in teacher Ryan Cardena's chemistry class tested rockets today during class.

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