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California’s Crime Relationship with COVID-19

California’s Crime Relationship with COVID-19

By Sara Cross, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a sudden shock to our daily routines, resulting in everything from financial and health related stress, to a shocking change in California’s crime rates.   The...

Floral Friday

October 15, 2021

Students had on floral tops, dresses, and even flower crowns. The flower power was endless as students looked forward to the big dance. ASB even had flowers for students to take across campus as students...

Freshman Piper Hubbard dressed as a pumpkin

Name Day

By Ruthie Bell, Staff Writer October 14, 2021
Today’s spirit day was popular and very 'SDA'
Counselor Ann Nebulon shows off her country spirit!

Country vs Country Club Day

By Halle Devine, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

This Wednesday, students celebrated Homecoming spirit week by making the difficult choice of Country or Country Club. From laid back cowboy boots to preppy polo shirts, students were ready for a rodeo...

Where you can add your vaccination information.

Close Contact Protocol Updated

By Mia Racine, Staff Writer October 13, 2021

On October 13, information from the San Diego County of Education was sent via Aeries communication to parents regarding a district-wide update to close-contact protocol.  Unvaccinated students who...

Students and faculty dressed in colorful attire for Tie-Dye Day

Tie-Dye Day

By Evan Ballow, Opinions/Sports Editor October 12, 2021

You might have spotted students wearing tie-dye around campus today: that’s because it was Tie-Day Day today! Students dressed up in their most groovy outfits, creating school spirit and doing their...

Conan Lee, sophomore, wears a snazzy onesie for pajama day.

Pajama Day

By Maya Gallego and Max Vennemeyer October 11, 2021

SDA students kicked off this year’s homecoming week in sleepy style. The morning started with coffee, chocolate pancakes, doughnut holes, and everyone’s favorite breakfast beverage: a fruit punch juice...

Cheryl James-Ward reading to children. Courtesy of @CJamesWard4Brd on Twitter.

SDUHSD’s new superintendent

By Jenna Wilson-Levin, Managing/Politics/Opinions Editor October 11, 2021

After months of searching due to the resignation of former superintendent Dr. Robert Haley, San Dieguito Union High School District has selected its sole finalist for the superintendent position: Dr. Cheryl...

Menstrual products. Courtesy of Flickr

California schools’ new menstrual health law

By Jenna Wilson-Levin, Managing/Politics/Opinions Editor October 11, 2021

A bill signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 8 requires public schools and colleges in California to provide free menstruation products in their restrooms. California's latest initiative strengthens...

Unexpected wins, close games, and great plays have made this NFL season interesting so far

1/4 of the way into the NFL season: what we’ve learned

By Brady Crawford, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

The Cardinals are For Real: There were doubts about how good Kyler Murray and the Cardinals really were. However, they have completely silenced any uncertainty. Though the defense hasn’t been flawless,...

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