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SDA’s Got Talent

SDA’s Got Talent

Story by Piper Nilsen and Kate Paxton

March 22, 2019


Filed under Top Stories

Lights flashed on, the stands were filled with excited faces. The yearly talent show was a hit for SDA students and families. The hosts, sophomore Adrian Thierry and freshman Niya Mustafa walked out to welcome the anxious crowd. They handed over the microphone to the first act. The show was on. Last N...

Kindness week sidewalk chalk activity gets out of hand

Kindness week sidewalk chalk activity gets out of hand

Story by Joice He, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Custodians, administration, and some art students spent second period scrubbing away inappropriate sidewalk chalk drawings left around the gym from kindness week activities on Tuesday. Although the drawings were not hateful, they were deemed not appropriate for the school environment, according to...

Police called in response to threat on campus

Police called in response to threat on campus

Story by Joice He, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department was called in response to an anonymous written threat that was likely a prank on Friday, March 15. According to Assistant Principal Robert Caughey, the threat was written on a calculator discovered by two students during third period. The threat was immediately reported...

Senior Out: Five Feet Apart

Senior Out: Five Feet Apart

Story by Aeon Benford-Combs, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Senior Out, Top Stories

Day One: Hey, guess what guys? Five feet is five feet. Five feet isn’t five feet and 11 inches, which is the width of a 2004 Honda CRV, which is also the distance of the nearest person who was wearing denim from me tagging my person. But alas, I am cardless. Despair, sorrow… revenge. This is the...

Spirit Week: Country v. Country Club

Spirit Week: Country v. Country Club

Story by Taylor Lee, Editor-in-Chief/ Features Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Today at SDA, Top Stories

To cap off spirit week, SDA students had two options for dressing up-- country (cowboy hats, plaid, you know the drill) or country club (shoulder sweaters, polos, just a general air of condescension). Students were up to the challenge, some truly calling upon that classic SDA creativity. The double...

An “Irrational” Celebration

An “Irrational” Celebration

Story by Devlin Ott, Online Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Top Stories

Not as big as Exhibition Day, yet still attracts as many students as Battle of the Bands, Pi Day is a very important holiday at SDA. The Math department arranges a celebration of pi(e) every year in which students get to showcase their pi memorizing skills, as well as participate in other fun activities. In...

SDUHSD data systems breached by unauthorized student

SDUHSD data systems breached by unauthorized student

Story by Joice He, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

An unauthorized student was able to breach the district’s databanks last week. Though the student gained access to basic directory information such as names, addresses, and school selections, no confidential information was leaked, according to SDUHSD Superintendent Robert Haley. An email was sent...

Spirit Week: Mustang Pride Day

Spirit Week: Mustang Pride Day

Story by Victoria Lee, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Today at SDA, Top Stories

On March 14th, 2019, students showed their unique school spirit by wearing SDA clothing associated with clubs, sports, and academics. With the date being 3/14/19, San Dieguito Academy also celebrated pi day by eating pie and other treats and participating in activities....

Spirit Week: Decades Day

Spirit Week: Decades Day

Story by Manelle Touzni, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Today at SDA, Top Stories

Today was Decades Day at San Dieguito Academy. People around campus were dressed in bell bottoms to poodle skirts to 90s apparel. Even teachers, such as biology teacher Mrs. Hovey, dressed up for today’s theme....

Senior Out: Day Two, Almost an Epic Fail

Senior Out: Day Two, Almost an Epic Fail

Story by Alexis Price, Online Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Senior Out, Top Stories

Today, was extremely eventful for my senior out experience. I nearly ruined my chances of tagging out my senior out person yesterday because I simply got too excited about the whole event. Now I know - never let your nerves get the best of you. After track practice yesterday, I attempted to tag the senior I ...

Spirit Week: Teacher Appreciation Day

Spirit Week: Teacher Appreciation Day

Story by Rayelyn Burrell, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Today at SDA, Top Stories

Today was teacher appreciation day, where students were encouraged to dress up like their favorite teachers. During homeroom, ASB student came into different rooms and students were asked to write a kind note to their teachers. At lunch, students came to the PAC for teacher trivia. Thanks teac...

The jury is in

The jury is in

Story by Linnaea Erisman, Arts Editor

March 12, 2019


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

Trials is the newest show on the SDA stage and is making its preview as the first entirely student written and directed play. Showing Thursday, March 14th through the 15th and 16th, Trials is being put on at SDA.  The play follows a woman from a small town in Georgia who, at the age of only 1...

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