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Campus deals with student death

Campus deals with student death

Story by Aiden Fullwood, News Editor

May 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

On Monday, May 20, San Dieguito Academy teachers announced to their classes that a fellow SDA student died by suicide on Saturday. ASB is inviting all students and staff to wear yellow for suicide awareness on Friday in light of the event. Also, students are creating benches out of painted skateboard de...

Wind Ensembles take on John William’s classics

Wind Ensembles take on John William’s classics

Story by Alexis Price, Online Sports Editor

May 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Music, Top Stories

Nostalgic melodies and excerpts from the classic soundtracks of John William’s movies filled the gym on Wednesday as the San Dieguito Academy Wind Ensembles ended their last concert of the year playing these warming pieces. Throughout the night, band students were awarded with a variety of honors - from...

Opinion: Bye Sister…

Opinion: Bye Sister…

Story by Jeffrey Furgerson and Victoria Lee

May 23, 2019


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On Friday, May 10, 2019, sister James Charles was laid to rest; his lies no longer concealed, his dirty deeds highlighted in a shade of Flashback, and his sisters no longer lip-sticking with his fake ass. Beauty guru Tati Westbrook was fed up with James’ sister scandals, and decided to destroy his...

Opinion: High Crimes and Misdemeanors

Opinion: High Crimes and Misdemeanors

Story by Cade Culbertson, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


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On Saturday, Justin Amash, a Republican, broke party lines to become the first member of the GOP to advocate for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Just one day before, Amash tweeted his support for impeachment proceedings, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defied a subpoena t...

ASB postpones Exhibition Day

ASB postpones Exhibition Day

Story by Devlin Ott, Online Editor

May 21, 2019


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Today, ASB made the decision to postpone Exhibition Day to next Friday, May 31. “This was decided after careful consideration after what is happening on campus,” ASB said in a Remind 101 text to students. In the statement, ASB said, “I know this might be an inconvenience to some- but we think...

Opinion: Keep calm and ditch prom

Opinion: Keep calm and ditch prom

Story by Cade Culbertson, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


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Tomorrow night is prom and unlike many of the people I know, I’m not going. I know, I know; this is my last year at this school and this is a once in a lifetime opportunity that everyone should go to right? Well, not exactly. Let’s take a step back and look at how much of a dent an experience...

SDA nominated for 2019 Broadway San Diego Awards

SDA nominated for 2019 Broadway San Diego Awards

Story by Manelle Touzni, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Theater, Top Stories

SDA’s Theater and Music department was nominated for the 2019 Broadway San Diego Awards earlier this week. They were nominated in two categories: Mamma Mia for best musical, and Lily Blackman, as Sophie, and Jillian Strattman, as Donna, for best actress. They will compete in the main event at...

Prom: Across the bay

Prom: Across the bay

Story by Alex Storer and Devlin Ott

May 14, 2019


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On Saturday, May 18th SDA will be having its prom on the Hornblower Cruise ship which will be cruising San Diego Bay from 7:30-11pm. This year, the theme is The Great Gatsby, so get out your jazzy instruments and sail on over to West Egg. Prom this year has a plethora of events to explore over the seve...

Students help save lives on campus

Students help save lives on campus

Story by Alexandra Joelsons, Business Manager

May 14, 2019


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Today San Dieguito Academy hosted a blood drive for students, parents and the community. Many students joined to donate their blood to help people in need.   “I like saving people and helping people” said junior Bella Meyer, “When I grow up I want to be a doctor and I just love the id...

Staff Out: An Insider’s Perspective

Staff Out: An Insider’s Perspective

Story by Jenna Weinhofer, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Teachers and staff competed in Staff Out these past two weeks. Similar to the annual “Senior Out,” the objective was to tag their pre-selected target. The only way they could remain safe was being within five feet of another individual. Amidst the paranoia, many participants chose to lock their...

Vandalism causes shut down in boys bathroom

Vandalism causes shut down in boys bathroom

Story by Maya Janaswamy, Carolina Gutierrez, and Peter Gao

May 8, 2019


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The boys bathrooms in the new building were closed last week due to vandalism and have yet to be reopened. According to head custodian Gabriel Figueroa, “There was a privacy divider between the urinals, [and the vandals] pulled it off the wall and broke some tiles.” Robert Caughey, assistant principal,...

Free Minecraft: not a joke

Free Minecraft: not a joke

Story by Alex Storer, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019


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In celebration of Minecraft’s tenth anniversary, Microsoft launched Minecraft classic, a free browser version of minecraft in its original state at launch. This edition includes the original 32 blocks of Minecraft and can only be played in creative mode. Minecraft Classic also allows you to invite up to...

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