The Mustang

SDA counselors host a senior college application Q&A session

Counselor DeJesus presents her screen to show the resources SDUHSD has put together

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor

September 22, 2020

San Dieguito Academy counselors answer seniors concerns, questions, and more at the Q&A session

PALs Talk about Suicide Prevention

PALs present their slides on Suicide Prevention over on Google Meets

By Taylor Lee, Online Editor

September 18, 2020

The PALs presented a pre-recorded presentation about Yellow Ribbon Day during homeroom today. In alignment with the Suicide Prevention program, the yellow ribbon was a way to symbolize life and hope to help others understand it was ok to ask for help by going to a trusted adult.  PALs took turns talking about...

This horse gets new legs

Look at her run!

By Kylie Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2020

San Dieguito Academy's foremost news medium launched their brand new website Tuesday afternoon. This high-quality revamp of The Mustang’s website-- comes during an age where staying informed and being on top of the story is paramount.  With students off campus, distributing the h...

SDA unites against threats to the school’s values at Unity Lunch

Seniors Katie Pruden and Mila Roemer kick off the unity lunch by explaining what SDA means to them.

By Lila Schief, Arts Editor

December 20, 2019

In response to recent vandalism and the harm its caused to SDA’s sense of community, seniors Katie Pruden and Mila Roemer organized a unity lunch complete with free pizza, speeches by various staff members, students, the superintendent, and thank-you-letter-writing today.  Originally, the event was created to recogni...

SDA Students gather together for second skate demo honoring a former student

Students show their stuff on one of the ramps.

By Ella Wright, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

San Dieguito Academy students gather near the gymnastiam to watch SDA’s annual skate demo during lunch and homeroom today. The demo was sponsored by the foundation Rollin’ From the Heart, a non-profit that provides mentorship for disadvantaged and at-risk youth through skateboarding. The event stands...

SDA comes together for suicide prevention awareness

Students were encouraged to wear yellow for suicide awareness.

By Devlin Ott, Online Editor

May 24, 2019

Today, ASB organized a suicide prevention awareness event that allowed students to come together in several activities. Students were encouraged to wear yellow through social media announcements. Before school, pancakes, coffee, and other food was served in front of the Mustang Commons. During...

SDA overpowers Santana

SDA high-fives Santana after the game.

By Alexandra Joelson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

“Parker on three, Parker on three, one, two, three Parker!” A cheer involving freshman player Parker Roach helped hype up the Mustangs for their match against Santana on Monday.  After a strong effort, the Mustangs captured the win 3-0. San Dieguito took on Santana relentlessly and kept the crowd on ...

SDA responds to Kavanaugh allegations

President Trump welcomes the Kavanaugh family as he nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.

By Aiden Fullwood, News Editor

October 5, 2018

Many SDA students said they believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh are not being taken seriously by politicians. “A person had an event in their life that has changed their life, and this man is still being considered for the Supreme Cour...

Half Mast for McCain

Half Mast for McCain

By Alexis Price, Online Sports Editor

August 31, 2018

Today, the American Flag stood at half mast in front of the school for the passing and burial of John McCain. His body was laid to rest at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland this morning, beside his wingman Charles Larson. ...

SDA Blood Drive

The Blood Drive set up in the gym

By Amelia Kaiser, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

San Dieguito Academy hosted the San Diego Blood Bank in the gym today to collect blood for those in need of it. Over 60 students signed up to participate. “[The blood drive] is important because there are many people who need blood and just one donation from one person can save three lives,” said...