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Seniors stand to be recognized for their honor cords.

Wind Ensembles take on John William’s classics

May 23, 2019

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...

Busic gets a point off a spike.

Mustangs gallop over the Pointer Dogs

May 1, 2019

SDA continued their successful season in the first round of Division I CIFs, beating the Point Loma Pointer Dogs in three sets. The final scores for each set were 25-12, 25-8, and 25-9. “I think...

Jaguars scramble to keep the ball in play.

Mustangs take down the Jaguars

April 26, 2019

The ceremonious senior night victory over the Valley Center Jaguars capped off the last home game of the season for the SDA Mustangs boys volleyball team. Seniors Alex Bright, Anders Busic, Jasper Neale,...

Senior Out: Day Two, Almost an Epic Fail

Senior Out: Day Two, Almost an Epic Fail

March 12, 2019

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 -...

(left to right) Junior Alicia Wallace, junior Rachel Hohmeyer, and senior Gracie Williams dressed head-to-toe in denim.

Spirit Week: Denim and Donuts

March 11, 2019

Waves of blue covered the SDA student landscape today, as students wore denim jeans, jackets, and overalls to celebrate the first day of spirit week. Clouds and gray skies added to the chill aura of the...

SDA girls basketball crashed the net.

Back to the Championship for Girls Basketball

February 20, 2019

A close first quarter by the SDA girls basketball team did not foreshadow the results of the 50-25 victory for the Mustangs over the Calvin Christian Crusaders in the Division III CIF Semifinals games.  The...

A huge crowd came out for the game.

Awww Pink Out!

February 4, 2019

On Friday, the SDA community brought a strong crowd of fans for both boys and girls basketball pink-out games, as this game held a special place in the hearts of SDA community. The game supported SDA’s...

The egg that tried to break the Instagram like record has succeeded, standing tall at 35 million likes and counting.

Which came first – Kylie Jenner’s baby or the egg?

January 14, 2019

Despite being on day 24 of the government shutdown, SDA students and a large portion of Internet users are focused on another issue - The World Record Egg. On Jan. 4 the Instagram account @world_record_egg,...

SDA Boys Soccer ties TP to kick off first home game of the season

SDA Boys Soccer ties TP to kick off first home game of the season

December 3, 2018

The SDA Boys Soccer team opened up their first home game of the season with a 2-2 tie against Torrey Pines on Friday. Such an intense game with two rival schools would typically mean loud players and fans...

Teachers, counselors, and the ASB president joined Spanish teacher John West to make sure the song had more cowbell

Opinion – We had the cowbell, but not the spirit

October 12, 2018

Today at SDA, the homecoming assembly was quite something. It began with senior Ariana Riel singing a beautiful version of the national anthem, a hoco-promotion video, speech and debate announcements,...

A Fight Till the End for SDA Water Polo

A Fight Till the End for SDA Water Polo

September 26, 2018

Non-stop energy. Thunderous roars from the fans in the stands. One of the highest intensity games of the season. The SDA boys water polo team brought the speed and tenacity for their home game against...

Mustangs beat Warriors to kick off first home game

Mustangs beat Warriors to kick off first home game

September 12, 2018

“I’m feeling good, we’ve beat the team before. We’re gonna go in with the same intensity as we did last game and we’re gonna win,” said junior Eli Anderson.   In the first home game...

JV Waterpolo making a splash at the Eagle Invite

JV Waterpolo making a splash at the Eagle Invite

September 6, 2018

After a tough loss against Helix High School on Saturday, the SDA JV boy’s water polo team won their last two games at the Eagle Invite in El Cajon. In the first quarter, the Mustangs won the first...

Half Mast for McCain

Half Mast for McCain

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,...

Aiden Baker poses in front of the world renowned valleys of the Swiss Alps.

Backpacking is Mud and Mangoes

June 14, 2018

Summer brings freedom from school, responsibilities, and annoying classmates. For many, summer means chilling at the pool or hanging out at the beach. Most of these activities are relaxing physically and...

NAMI club members, friends, and dogs participated in the NAMI Walk San Diego on Saturday, April 28. The SDA team raised $600 for the organzation.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 2, 2018

Focusing on raising awareness for mental illness, the NAMI club, or the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and Psychology teacher, James Hrzina are spreading information about this issue throughout the...

Sophomore Addie Werbelow scores during an earlier game against Valley Center.

Addie Werbelow Breaks Basketball Record

April 3, 2018

The San Dieguito Academy girls basketball team ended the season as Division IV CIF champions and made it to the second rounds of the state tournament. The team made history, and so did sophomore player...



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March 27, 2018

Rachel Kanevsky bringing her own flair with a polka dot dress and pops of red accessories.

SDA Brings Back the “Cool Cats”

March 16, 2018

Poodle skirts. Leather jackets. Eye-popping splashes of red in all forms, and slicked back hair, but not with grease! Today at SDA spirit week ended with bringing back the old, hip tunes of the rockin’...

A season record of fans attended the game.

White Out Wins Out

March 1, 2018

Feet stomping. Thunderous applause. Non-stop cheering. For both teams, the crowd brought an atmosphere to the girls basketball CIF semi-final game that was beyond supportive. “I definitely think...

Girls basketballs success in earlier games lead the team to CIFs.

Girls Basketball Overpowers Monte Vista in CIF Match

February 23, 2018

Thunderous cheers rose from the crowd as senior Lena Mau scored the final basket in a 47-22 victory over Monte Vista, in the first round of Division III CIF playoffs last Wednesday. “I think that...

Jenn Kerr, an SDA graduate, continues her tennis success!

Kerr Wins Again

February 21, 2018

San Dieguito graduate Jennifer Kerr, according to Columbia Athletics, received the Evelyn Houseman Lifetime Junior Sportsmanship Award Feb. 5,  for the excellent sportsmanship, conduct, and integrity...

Students gather in front of the PAC to learn about the many clubs that SDA offers.

The First Rule of Club Fair is DO Talk About Club Fair

February 5, 2018

A variety of clubs were showcased at the SDA Club Fair, which occurred during homeroom and lunch Friday. Many booths were set up exhibiting diverse student run clubs, some including Thespians, Writer’s...

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