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President Biden signing at a table with Kamala Harris on the left in the Oval Office

The first 100 days of the Biden Administration

By Andrew Sinclair, Staff Writer March 31, 2021
New presidency, new policies
While enrollment numbers are high, the entering class will not have to worry about a lottery in order to attend SDA as a freshman in the fall

A future return to the lottery system

By Kylie Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief March 23, 2021
With growing class sizes, SDA could see a return to the lottery admissions system in the future–though not for the upcoming freshman class
Freshman Torrey Wallace in sculpture class. Classes are going well despite the distance.

Students return back on campus twice a week

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor March 23, 2021
Some students who chose to learn in-person, with their teachers two days per week, are back on campus bustling in and out of class each period
Spanish teacher Ivonn Barriga with her dogs Wrigley and Kona

Spirit Week: Show your pet day

By Caroline Wagner, Staff Writer March 19, 2021
Students and staff showed off their pets in class today for the last day of Spirit Week. It was a great way to connect with everyone while still doing online classes.
Science teacher Trish Hovey goes all out for Decade Day

Spirit Week: Decade Day

By Kaya Simcoe, Staff Writer March 18, 2021
Students and staff dressed up today as their favorite decade. This begins to round out Spirit Week, the third since distance-learning started, but students and staff are still finding ways to bring creativity and spark to the day, whether online or on campus.
Senior Anna de la Fuente celebrates spirt day by sporting her green attire.

Spirit Week: St. Patrick’s Day/Mental Health Awareness Day

By Rayelyn Burrell, Features Editor March 17, 2021
Students and teachers wore green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and mental health awareness. Each period was encouraged to do a small mental health activity.
Four girls sitting in a school chair desk writing

Seniors participate in time capsule activity

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor March 16, 2021
San Dieguito Academy seniors are participating in a time capsule hosted by ASB from March 16 to April 15.
Senior Taylor Lee goes outside to take her friend's dog on walks as a way to destress

Opinion: The positives of COVID-19 (besides tests)

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor March 16, 2021

March 13th, 2020. I had no idea that day would completely change my life, especially not for the better. When COVID hit the U.S, I thought it was the worst thing that could have ever happened. The first...

Administrative Assistant Jennifer Beales (left) and Administrative Assistant Rachel Miller (right) with Micky headbands

Spirit Week: Disney Day

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor March 16, 2021
Students and staff dressed up in their Disney gear and costumes for March Spirit Week. Students who signed up for in-person learning once a week started their first day back on campus.
SDUHSD District photo for reopening

SDUHSD Reopening Plans

By The Mustang Staff, Journalism March 9, 2021
Latest updates and timeline on the SDUHSD reopening plan
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