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Thespians face Comedy Sportz in Epic Showdown

Thespians face Comedy Sportz in Epic Showdown

Story by Lane Levin, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Top Stories

As “Come on Eileen” played over the speakers, the audience began to flow into San Dieguito Academy’s theater for a game of Comedy Sportz on Feb. 9. The players, including representatives from the Thespian Club, huddled back stage waiting for their introduction. Thespians wore red, Comedy Sportz...

Setting the Mood with a Love Lunch

February 15, 2018


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To celebrate the day love, you didn't need a bae in order to eat chocolate and have fun. During lunch in P15, Baggin’s room, the GSA club sponsored and hosted a Love Lunch. Pizza (quality pizza nice and thick), Oreos, sugar cookies, and chocolate (so much chocolate) was all available for everyone ...

SOUL Charter School Not Coming to LCC

Story by Olivia Olander, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2018


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The School of Universal Learning, the new charter school that opened at the Solana Beach Boys and Girls Club this fall, encountered some controversy in recent months from SDUHSD when they unsuccessfully tried to move onto the La Costa Canyon campus. The school proposed moving onto LCC’s campus earlier...

Anxiety, Exhibition Day, and More at the Forum

Anxiety, Exhibition Day, and More at the Forum

Story by Sienna Riley, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The main topic of interest in this month’s Forum meeting was anxiety and how it affects students here at SDA. A few months ago, the counseling office posted a student survey asking who at SDA is affected by anxiety and what the cause of that anxiety is. Student counselor Ann Nebolon brought in the...

Need a Sandbag? Encinitas Has Got You Covered

Need a Sandbag? Encinitas Has Got You Covered

Story by Chris Mellusi, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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The City of Encinitas’ Public Works Department hosted a Sandbag Give-a-Way Event for residents Saturday.  They had a total of 1,500 sandbags to give away and each resident could get up to 10.  The department was expecting 50 to 100 residents to show up to get some sandbags. Jayme Foster,...

Exhibiton Day Poll

Exhibiton Day Poll

Story by Kieran Zimmer, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Want to give your two cents on Exhibition Day? The Student Congress has voiced several questions as to what students really want during the four sessions, and we at the Mustang have taken those questions and snagged them into this handy poll, so that our ASB, staff, and congress can make Exhibition Day...

Venezuela’s Government A Prime Example Of Socialism

Venezuela’s Government A Prime Example Of Socialism

Story by Aeon Combs, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions, Top Stories

The people of Venezuela are experiencing only what Americans can imagine when they think of “dystopianism” and “extreme oppression.” The freedom of the Venezuelan people, rated by freedomhouse.org, as a 5.5/7 (1 being most free and 7 being the least). The kidnapping and murder rates have skyrocketed,...

Who Will Bop to the Top of Homeroom Olympics?

Who Will Bop to the Top of Homeroom Olympics?

Story by Sylvia Young, Assistant Online Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Students flocked to the gym last Thursday for the biggest physical competition in SDA history: the homeroom dance party. Although everyone shook their groove thangs real hard, the winning homeroom was Vazquez-Herrera, followed by Ifergan in second, and Smith and Mullen/Leonard tied for third. Now,...

Back to School Night…Again?

Back to School Night…Again?

Story by Erin Maxwell, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Around 4:45, parents start trickling up to the table that sits at the front of the school, grabbing flyers for second semester’s Back to School Night. The classroom visits don’t start until 6, but these parents have arrived early for the 5 o’clock information sessions. They have three choices:...

SDA Academic Team sweeps against Sage Creek

SDA Academic Team sweeps against Sage Creek

Story by Madison Vance, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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Wandering up from the parking lot in their blue plaid flannels, the San Dieguito Academy Mustang Minds teammates greeted one another warmly, entering the Media Center for last week’s Academic League competition, this time against Sage Creek High School. About a half hour before the match was to...

The First Rule of Club Fair is DO Talk About Club Fair

The First Rule of Club Fair is DO Talk About Club Fair

Story by Alexandra Joelson, Shayna Glazer, and Alexis Price

February 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

A variety of clubs were showcased at the SDA Club Fair, which occurred during homeroom and lunch Friday. Many booths were set up exhibiting diverse student run clubs, some including Thespians, Writer’s Block, Young Leaders in Health Care (YLHC), Mission Mustang, and the Animal Care Club. Each club...

Third Period Bell Incident, Explained

Story by Olivia Olander, Editor in Chief

January 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

An announcement over the loudspeaker in third period Friday, which asked teachers to hold their students in their classes until further notice, was the result of a student who had written an assignment with “threatening implications,” according to a written statement by Principal Adam Camacho se...

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