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Will Your Homeroom Be This Year’s Olympic Winner?

Will Your Homeroom Be This Year’s Olympic Winner?

Story by Sylvia Young, Assistant Online Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Currently, the top three homerooms are: 1.  Duck 2. Vasquez-Herrera, Siers 3. Brice, Witt, Tsuboi, Di Cristina, Moulton   Close behind are: PALS, Hawkins, Park, Ramos, Ross, Faris, Smith, Iffergan, Parks, Bolig, Huntley, Jackson, Floyd, Leonard, Barriga, Bevers The next...

Freshmen and Communication Discussed at the Forum

Freshmen and Communication Discussed at the Forum

Story by Hunter McGahan and Drew Atkins

November 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Students and teachers at this month's Forum were upset about the lack of communication in terms of “The Bulletin” and talked about possible solutions to what Link Crew leaders said was an increase in uninterested freshman. People crowded into the art room today. Ryan Cardenas, science teacher,...

Team Paradox 2102 Hosts FIRST Lego League Qualifying Tournament

Team Paradox 2102 Hosts FIRST Lego League Qualifying Tournament

Story by Jenna Weinhofer, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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The SDA Robotics team Paradox 2102 held the FIRST Lego League Qualifying Tournament (FLL QT) on campus Nov. 4 and 5. The team wanted to encourage kids to continue doing robotics through elementary and middle school. Thirty-five elementary school teams around San Diego County came to participate in...

“Stranger Things” Season Two Leaves Us Needing Even More

Story by Sienna Riley, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Reviews

*SPOILER ALERT. DO NOT READ THIS IF YOU ARE NOT CAUGHT UP AND ARE WANTING TO ACTUALLY WATCH THE SHOW. You’ve been warned.* Ever since Netflix’s original series Stranger Things hit the scene in 2016, fans of the show could hardly wait for a season two of the sci-fi thriller (me being one of them)....

Old Panels, New Home

Old Panels, New Home

Story by Patrick Hall, Photo Editor

November 1, 2017


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The painted wooden panels that once supported the border between the 110’s and the construction zone have found a new home at Oak Crest middle school. Two years ago, SDA started construction on its first two-story complex, what is today known as the “new building.” Most of the students remember...

#metoo Movement Brings Awareness to Sexual Assault

#metoo Movement Brings Awareness to Sexual Assault

Story by Mallika Seshadri and Nohemia Rosales

October 31, 2017


Filed under News

The increasing number of rape allegations toward director Harvey Weinstein caused celebrities to open up about their experiences with sexual harassment/assault in Hollywood by posting #metoo.  These public figures who propelled the movement forward caused #Metoo to garner public interest, including...

Fire False Alarm Draws Homecoming to a Close

Fire False Alarm Draws Homecoming to a Close

Story by Olivia Olander, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

This year’s homecoming dance ended with students evacuating the gym and the fire alarm replacing the typical high volume ‘00s dance tunes. Through a panel in the office that shows causes of alarms, administration quickly determined that the box by the gym was deliberately pulled, said Assistant Principal...

Battle of the Bands: Rubenstein Drive By

Battle of the Bands: Rubenstein Drive By

Story by Nadia Ballard, Humor Editor

October 30, 2017


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The first day of battle of the bands started out with a bang, clatter, and boom. The band Rubenstein Drive By performed in front of the PAC. In her golf cart, even Leslie couldn't drive by Rubenstein Drive By performing their opening song Slam Salad. With seniors Sam Goldsmith on the drums, Aiko Woody...

Homecoming Week Comes to a Close

Homecoming Week Comes to a Close

Story by Taina Millsap, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Spirit week has come to a closing this friday with Camo Day, where activities happened during lunch. Army and Marine corps representatives set up booths in front of the PAC during lunch offering information about careers along with a pull up contest where winners could receive cupcakes, shirts and more. Navy...

Dancing to the ‘70s with weather in the 90s

Dancing to the ‘70s with weather in the 90s

Story by Taylor Rudman, Arts Editor

October 24, 2017


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In honor of spirit week’s “Groovy ‘70s Tuesday,” ASB put on a ‘70s dance party during homeroom. The event was held in the courtyard of the new building and featured far-out ‘70s hits along with a homeroom flag competition. Many students joined in on the fun, despite the blazing sun and mid-90...

Drums, Lightsabers, and Homecoming Nominees

Drums, Lightsabers, and Homecoming Nominees

Story by Jenna Weinhofer, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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Students filled the gymnasium for the homecoming assembly during homeroom Friday. The SDA Band played while everyone settled in their seats. Shortly after, the lights dimmed and a countdown begun. Phone flashlights scattered the stands and excitement roared. Senior Lawrence Cecio and juniors Wyatt...

Dress Code, Murals, and More at the Forum

Story by Simmone Stearn, News Editor

October 13, 2017


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Students criticized dress codes while teachers supported them today during lunch at the student Forum. Also, they talked about putting art on the new math and science building. Many claimed that dress codes are unclear and unfair. Female students voiced their opinion that dress coding individuals...

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