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Link Crew Connects with Freshmen Virtually

Zachary Joelson and Melia Lorch, both juniors,  check-in with freshmen to see how they are adjusting to high school and how classes are going

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor

September 25, 2020

Link crew leaders check in with freshman to see how they are doing and adjusting to high school

San Dieguito Union High School adopts new attendance policy

The Family Guide to Attendance & Engagement during the Distance Learning document lays out the engagement notes category from teacher input

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor

September 25, 2020

San Dieguito Union High School District adopted a state-mandated attendance in accordance with SB-98 this past Tuesday

Sante Fe Underpass Mosaics

A collection of just a few of the mosaics created by Mr. Wright and other community members in Encinitas

By Emily Broyles, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

The new "mini art gallery" anyone can enjoy

ASB Executive Interviews Q&A: Get to know ASB at SDA

ASB students pose for the camera as they are wrapping up the Q&A session

By Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

A total of 41 students attended the Q&A hosted by Associated Student Body students at SDA. We got a chance to learn about ASB and the amazing students that are involved.  During the Q&A, ASB students discussed various topics and themes for the school year, such as school dances, fundraisers, ...

The Reality of In-Classroom Learning

Symptom checking and other COVID-19 precautions will be taken upon the return to campus

By Sydney Randolph, Business Manager

September 22, 2020

Will students and teachers return for in-classroom learning for the 2020-2021 school year?

SDA counselors host a senior college application Q&A session

Counselor DeJesus presents her screen to show the resources SDUHSD has put together

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor

September 22, 2020

San Dieguito Academy counselors answer seniors concerns, questions, and more at the Q&A session

The Uighurs of China: A Silent Genocide

Protestors take part in Brussels, on October 1, 2019 on the day of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the People's Republic of China, in a protest organized by the World Uyghur Congress, the International Campaign for Tibet, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation, the Belgian Uyghur Association and the Tibetan Community in Belgium.

By Matthew Hagan and Jenna Wilson-Levin

September 21, 2020

The Uighurs (pronounced WE-GERS) are an ethnic minority group that primarily speaks Turkish and practices Islam. 12 million Uighurs live in China, with 11 million in the North-East region of Xinjiang. The region has been a hotbed of religious violence and ethnic tensions between the most recently settled...

Trump approves Oracle and Walmart deal for TikTok

Trump says he’s given his blessings to TikTok’s deal

By Jenna Wilson-Levin and Sydney Randolph

September 21, 2020

President Trump announced Saturday that he gave the acquisition deal between TikTok and Oracle “his blessing." The deal would possibly avert a ban on TikTok in the U.S.  Companies Oracle and Walmart will be able to acquire a stake in TikTok, a total of 20%. Additionally, the deal would expand T...

September Forum: New school year, new discussions

The Forum held its first meeting virtually for this school year

By Jake Tabor and Delilah Campos

September 21, 2020

The first forum of the school year shared concerns of racial inequality, 2nd quarter, and more

A Champion of Equality has Passed: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (born 1933) unfortunately passed on Friday September 18th, 2020.

By Kylie Schwartz and Jenna Wilson-Levin

September 18, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday evening at age 87 due to complications related to pancreatic cancer. She passed surrounded by her family in her Washington, D.C. home. Her granddaughter stated that her last words were, “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.”