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Students conquer America’s number one fear

Students conquer America’s number one fear

Story by Maya Janaswamy, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

            Echoes of laughter and speeches bounced through the normally empty hallways last weekend. A dewy mist settled around the SDA campus. Colorful, dripping signs that read “Warm Room” pointed visiting students to the crowded buzz in the...

SDA Forum discusses Exhibition Day

SDA Forum discusses Exhibition Day

Story by Aiden Fullwood, News Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Today at SDA, Top Stories

Reimagining and promoting Exhibition Day and the prospect of a mental health awareness day were the top issues at Monday’s Forum. Visiting WASC members had a chance to see the student involvement and community at SDA. Here’s what you missed: Exhibition Day The most popular topic at the for...

February Forum: Here’s What You Missed

February Forum: Here’s What You Missed

Story by Shayna Glazer, Online Editor

February 8, 2019


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Sunset moving in? The girls basketball team’s home court advantage up in the air? Students  packed room P2, the art classroom, in order to get answers to those questions and more this Friday’s Forum meeting. Here’s the rundown on discussion topics and subsequent responses: What’s going t...

An A-peeling Time Launching Potatoes

An A-peeling Time Launching Potatoes

Story by Jenna Weinhofer, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


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Ryan Cardenas’ college prep physics classes launched potatoes with their “starch projectile launcher” today. This contraption made of PVC pipe sent potatoes over 250 feet in the air and over 85 miles per hour. They aimed and hit a trash can target positioned approximately 100 feet away as well....

ACT at LCC postponed due to “security breach”

ACT at LCC postponed due to “security breach”

Story by Joice He, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

Students scheduled to take the ACT this Saturday at the La Costa Canyon test center received an email this morning stating that the test was postponed to an undetermined later date. “Please do not report to the test center on Saturday. We will notify you by email once a new test date has been determined,”...

Formal: Unmasked

Formal: Unmasked

Story by Rayelyn Burrell, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Previews, Top Stories

Winter Formal is coming up this Saturday  from 7:30 to 11pm at the Natural History Museum in Balboa Park. There will be three floors and the rooftop available to explore with many exhibits open. This year’s theme will be “Midnight Masquerade,” which allows everyone to disguise themselves for...

Awww Pink Out!

Awww Pink Out!

Story by Alexis Price and Yarisette Sequiera

February 4, 2019


Filed under Community, News, School Sports, Sports, Top Stories

On Friday, the SDA community brought a strong crowd of fans for both boys and girls basketball pink-out games, as this game held a special place in the hearts of SDA community. The game supported SDA’s athletic director Scott Jordan’s wife who has breast cancer, raising money for and awareness about t...

A fairly great time at the Club Fair

A fairly great time at the Club Fair

Story by Jenna Weinhofer, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


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Flyers fluttered in the air, attempting to catch the attention of students dancing to 80’s music and chatting about new classes at the club fair. Students visited the fair during homeroom at the courtyard of the math and science building. Student-run clubs had the opportunity to promote and encoura...

An electrical ending to the semester

An electrical ending to the semester

Story by Molly Ford, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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The last day of the semester posed to be an exciting one, at least for the students of physics teacher Mr.Cardenas in AP Physics C. The final group project didn't seem to have many rules, they just had to include things they learned during the class. Different student groups did completely different...

Winter Assembly: Full of fun games and a formposal

Winter Assembly: Full of fun games and a formposal

Story by Devlin Ott, Online Editor

January 18, 2019


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Today's assembly featured a student life video, a sports video, several student and staff games and a formposal. Current ASB student body members welcomed and announced the new ASB student body members that will take their places in the next semester.

Which came first – Kylie Jenner’s baby or the egg?

Which came first – Kylie Jenner’s baby or the egg?

Story by Alexis Price, Online Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


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Despite being on day 24 of the government shutdown, SDA students and a large portion of Internet users are focused on another issue - The World Record Egg. On Jan. 4 the Instagram account @world_record_egg, run by a user who is still anonymous, posted a picture of just a regular egg behind a white...

Suicide shakes SDUHSD. Administration hears from students.

Suicide shakes SDUHSD. Administration hears from students.

Story by Taylor Rudman, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2019


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SDUHSD students expressed concern over mental health and academic stress at a student summit hosted by new Superintendent Robert A. Haley at Earl Warren Middle School on December 20. Several student representatives from each of the 10 schools in the district attended to discuss the positive attributes...

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