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The Ohio State University dance team - notably one of the most best college dance teams in the nation - poses for a team photo.

Dance as a College Sport

By Delilah Sonnenshein, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2024

      Dance has been hovering over the line between sport and art form for as long as it has existed in a formal setting. In the modern day, however, more and more people and groups are moving towards...

Logo for Ke Kula ‘o ‘Ehunuikaimalino, a Hawaiian language immersion school.

Indigenous languages need to be taught in schools

By Ruby Galbraith, News Editor March 18, 2024

In the 19th and 20th centuries, the American education system was used as a tool for cultural genocide. Hundreds of thousands of Indigenous youth were forced to attend one of over 523 boarding schools...

My favorite subject, math, depicted with all its wacky convolutions on display

How I gaslit myself into passing my math test

By Sophie Love, Editor-in-chief February 23, 2024

For 384 days, I did absolutely no math. That is to say, 0% of my time was spent doing math. In a graph of the time I spent doing math, where the y-axis represents time and the x-axis represents the amount...

A happy snowman enjoys winter break

Winter break and exams: the good, the bad, and the ugly

By Chesney Macdonald, Staff writer December 19, 2023

As the final weeks of our first semester come to a close, so begins the final exam season. With the piloting of the new two-day exam schedule, students at San Dieguito Academy are looking forward to break...

Reviewing Thanksgiving Foods

Reviewing Thanksgiving Foods

By Ella Hand and Hailey Malwitz November 17, 2023

Thanksgiving is a delightful holiday to gather with loved ones such as family and friends and express your gratitude towards one another while eating delicious food. There is a wide variety of food that...

The best way to spend a fall day is curled up with a good book - or in a good bookstore.

Fall Book Recs

By Molly Jackson, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

For those who only read Sci-fi/Dystopian: Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree “Take a break from epic battles and saving the world. Legends & Lattes is a low-stakes fantasy that delivers...

Students take an AP test

AP exams get even more complicated than we thought

By Sophie Love, Editor in Cheif November 1, 2023

Here at San Dieguito Academy, it is common for students to stack their schedule with advanced placement courses. We do this in the name of boosting our GPAs, obtaining college credits, enhancing our college...

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?
Political cartoon drawn by Rose Wong

Arming Teachers is not the Answer

By Joy Ruppert, Staff Writer May 24, 2023

Arming teachers is not the answer to school violence. There is a false idea that arming teachers and school staff will make our schools safe but arguably an armed teacher cannot, in a moment of extreme...

Books that have sparked controversy

Why YA Romance needs to stop romanticizing toxic relationships

By Shanti Henderson, Staff writer May 17, 2023

In 2022, the highest-grossing literary genre was romance, and with the explosion of readers on TikTok with hashtags such as “BookTok”, young adult novels intended for those between the ages of 12 and...

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