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Mischievous girl sips Starbucks drink

Why Starbucks is so addictive…

By Kate Russell, Staff Writer May 25, 2023
What do you really know about the Starbucks menu?
Freshman James Durkin and Sue Foote pose in their grill parent outfits.

Grill Parent v Soccer Parent

By Fairen Rachow, Today at SDA Editor October 25, 2022
Choose your fighter, parent edition!
(From left) Seniors Jackson Stringfellow, Ethan Stuman, Ella Hinkle, Blake Newhouse, and Spencer Nguyen pose for a quick picture in their PJs.

Pajama Day

By Fairen Rachow, Today at SDA Editor October 24, 2022
Students rolled out of bed and walked onto campus to start off Homecoming Spirit Week
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Dance postponed

By Jenna Wilson-Levin, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Opinions & News Editor September 8, 2022

Arghh. The Pirates of the Carribean-themed Welcome Back Dance was aptly postponed by the scourge of the sea, a hurricane. Hurricane Kay, now a tropical storm, is supposed to cause rain in Encinitas on...

Chloe Davis and Makayla Blumenthal, Sophomores, rocking their track suits.

2000s Day

By Liana DiLauro, Staff Writer March 10, 2022

Today was 2000s day!  With many Y2k outfits including, short skirts, tanks, baby t-shirts, ties, and unique belts, students of SDA got really creative in recreating popular looks.  2000s day brought...

Juniors Julia Morrow and Ella Alexander sport pink looks in honor of breast cancer awareness

Class Color Wednesday

By Sophie Love, Staff Writer March 10, 2022
Each grade dressed up in symbolic colors for yesterday’s spirit day
(From left) Seniors Skyler Crook, Ryan Overton, James McKenzie, and Jack Righetti in their Hawaiian shirts and boardshorts

Surfers vs bikers

By Elliot Ryan, Staff Writer March 8, 2022
A throwback to the core childhood film, "Teen Beach Movie"
Freshmen Taylor Belanich, Isabella Zumot, Jovia Gutierrez, and Penelope Rolley hanging out in their pajamas during lunchtime.

The best way to kick off Spirit Week

By Delilah Sonnenshein, Staff Writer March 7, 2022
SDA hosted a Pajama Day to start Spirit Week on a high note.
The Mustang Commons. Courtesy of ASB

Today at SDA: Door decoration and dedicated dressers

By Max Vennemeyer, Today at SDA Editor October 29, 2021

SDA had a haunted homeroom today, with teachers spooking up their doors and students trick-or-treating between classrooms. Ms. Foote won the door contest with her ocean-themed decorations. There...

Floral Friday

October 15, 2021

Students had on floral tops, dresses, and even flower crowns. The flower power was endless as students looked forward to the big dance. ASB even had flowers for students to take across campus as students...

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