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Cassia Pollock, Writer

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How To Pass The Drivers Test (For Vehically Inept Nimrods)

November 8, 2011

Oh yes. A license will most certainly change every single dynamic of your lifestyle. Just don’t screw this up. Your test administrator sits next to you and smiles fleetingly. A smile without affection....

Comedy Sportz Began With a Bang

October 19, 2011

Many students braved the surprisingly chilly mid-afternoon weather, wet grass, and muddy jeans to witness the opening of Comedy Sportz last Friday. The cast appeared in the open amphitheater, wearing uniforms...

Give Me Youtube Or Give Me Death

September 21, 2011

Once again YouTube has been blocked on school computers. This terrible event occurred last Wednesday in the midst of 2nd period. I could have guessed this would happen because it isn’t the first...

Ruby Summer Visits SDA

June 3, 2011

           Last week on May 25, it seemed like a typical Wednesday hour lunch for SDA. Students collected their wallets and marched off to the cafeteria, prepared to stand in the noisy lunch...

SDA’s Got Talent

April 8, 2011

Has SDA got talent? The answer is yes! At last week’s talent show, there was a mixture of comedy, music, and dancing. Mistakes were made throughout the night, but the audience only applauded the competitors...

Greetings From Japan

April 4, 2011

Students at the Academy said, “Cute!” when they saw the Japanese exchange students’ elegant uniforms last week. The girls wore navy plaid skirts with a baby blue bow lining their collars. The boys...

R U Awak?

March 11, 2011

Meet Ann Somnia. She’s sleep deprived. She has bags under her eyes that go down to her chin. But still, when her cell goes ‘beep’ she frantically grabs at her pocket for it and clicks a terse response...

Katy Perry Introduces Shattered

March 9, 2011

These days there is so much more to singers than singing. Celebrities are always endorsing various products such as perfumes and purses, and now Katy Perry has designed her own collection of nail polish...

A Little Land Where Anything Is Possible

March 9, 2011

Imagine you are a 25-year-old girl with a long, slender figure, a face that bares an unmistakable resemblance to Heidi Klum, and a ten-year long experience in Switzerland as a ballet dancer. One day while...

Missing My Pockets

March 2, 2011

            I finally throw myself out of bed, and throw on some clothes on a Monday morning. Fifteen minutes later I’m nearly ready to go to school. I just need a few more things. My cell...

Club Fair Fun

February 23, 2011

On Tuesday February 8 during lunch in front of SDA’s gym, students could be found attending club fair. The main purpose of the Club Fair is for students to advertise their clubs and discover new clubs...

Let’s Get Back to the Basics with Japan

January 28, 2011

[singlepic id=165 w=320 h=240 float=center] Last Friday on the 28th of January, a bus full of Japanese exchange students arrived at SDA. Most of them had short black hair, plaid shirts, and colorful...

Combing Out “Tangled”

January 24, 2011

Everyone knows the story of Rapunzel. A beauty with ridiculously long hair in a tower gets rescued from an evil witch by a handsome prince, and then she lives happily ever after. The story is revamped...

SDA Holiday Traditions

December 17, 2010

The general view at the Academy is that people should be original and free. We’re wild and crazy! That’s why not much thought is given to the brilliance of holiday traditions. It seems dull to suggest...

Rubber Bandz Renaissance

December 16, 2010

A new fashion is sweeping the nation. Toddlers and teens are draping their arms in the chic new bracelet commonly referred to as Silly Bandz. Who can resist random themes and animal cracker-shaped rubber...

Online Grades

November 18, 2010

In an attempt to save money, the Academy has created a new grade distribution policy. Grades are now located online, opposed to being handed out in paper form. “Printing is expensive. Our parents and...

Take Back Halloween

November 4, 2010

What’s the freakiest part of Halloween in California? Costume shops turn it into an eye popper with their slutty costumes. All these stores ruin Halloween for girls once they become a teenager. Why their...

Battle of the Homerooms

November 4, 2010

Recently, some homerooms have been participating in playful battles that are meant to increase the school’s feeling of community. Physics teacher George Stimson and social science teachers Kerry Koda...

SDA Air

October 1, 2010

“My friend was working on one for college so I thought why not here? They’re really sick,” said Steven Forsythe, senior, when asked about his inspiration to create an internet radio for SDA called...

Freshmen and Sophomores to the Back of the Line

September 13, 2010

Put yourself in my navy blue Converse. Today is a Monday. I’m saddled with a backpack that makes me feel like a camel, loaded with brick-like books and I go to school knowing I have the rest of this...

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