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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.
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.
National Alliance on Mental Illness club members from left to right: Senior Alexa Mendes, Sophomore Mia Vassilovski, Senior and treasurer Sydney Bartholomew, Senior Brooke Levan, Senior and secretary Bronwyn Eyre, Freshman Alicia Lee, Senior and president Taylor Lee, and Senior and vice president Nicole Cockle

SDA’s Projector Night and NAMI Sock Drive

By Olivia Lyons, Arts Editor February 26, 2021
The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Club hosted an hour-long sock drive in the front parking lot at SDA on Feb. 25. The club passed out goody bags to everyone who donated and was accompanied in their efforts by 14 ASB students and the SDA Dance Team
From left to right: Kevin Baum, Lisa Tucker, Stephanie Baum, and Kathy Urbanic volunteering at the booth in the front parking lot on Feb. 18, 2021

SDA Foundation hosts senior drive-thru event

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor February 18, 2021
San Dieguito Academy Foundation celebrated seniors by hosting a senior drive-thru event. Volunteers cheered as cars pulled up to pick up pizza and a goodie bag
Class of 2021 banner near the art building and textbook pick up area

Seniors sign the “We love Class of 2021” banner

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor February 1, 2021

San Dieguito Academy seniors were encouraged to sign the "We love Class of 2021" banner outside the Mustang Commons during Seniors Materials Pick-Up on Feb. 1.

Wind I Saxophone Ensemble plays

SDA music ensemble performs in virtual winter concert

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor January 28, 2021
Flutes, trumpets, drums, xylophones, you name it. San Dieguito Academy music ensemble pieced video clips together to create a virtual winter concert. The concert featured baroque and classical music performances from Wind Ensemble I and Wind Ensemble II groups.
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