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Erin Maxwell

Erin Maxwell, Assistant Features Editor

“I walk around like everything is fine, but deep down, inside my shoe, my sock is sliding off”

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SDA students support the boys lacrosse team in their game.

SDA Boys Lacrosse Makes a Strong Comeback

April 26, 2018

After a rough start put the boy’s lacrosse team behind by three points, SDA came back in the last quarter to win 10-7 against Murrieta at a home game Tuesday. The game started off quickly, with a...

Some students expressed concerns about the Bollywood theme of Prom this year.

Bollywood and Boas- SDA Prom

April 19, 2018

SDA’s 2018 prom will take place at the San Diego Zoo on May 19, from 7:30-11 pm. Seniors and juniors, along with an invited  guests, are welcome to attend. The theme? Bollywood. In addition to...

Students show off their work at the most recent Open Mic night.

Students Share Work at Open Mic Night

March 30, 2018

Starting around 6:15 on Thursday night, students filtered into SDA’s learning commons, ready to participate in one of Creative Writing Club’s after school Open Mic Nights. The signup sheet sat on...

A Mustang reporter asked George Stimson, teacher of the year, the reasons he likes teaching. Stimson pointed to the students around him, saying, “Well, I can think of one, two, three….”

George Stimson, Teacher of the Year: ‘Genuine, Passionate, Loving, Dedicated’

March 7, 2018

Senior Connor Still remembers his first robotics competition freshman year: “I was controlling the robot for one match and I was having a really bad match. It was horrible and I felt awful, but then...

Back to School Night...Again?

Back to School Night…Again?

February 9, 2018

Around 4:45, parents start trickling up to the table that sits at the front of the school, grabbing flyers for second semester’s Back to School Night. The classroom visits don’t start until 6,...

Homeroom Olympics, Parking, and More at the Forum

Homeroom Olympics, Parking, and More at the Forum

May 16, 2017

Students and faculty gathered in Room 61 during lunch today for the last Forum of the school year. Led by seniors Katie Wimsatt and Blake Stoner-Osborne, the attendees enjoyed free pizza while listening...

Shawlin Supreme and the Kick Back Boys perform at the talent show, winning first place.

SDA Talent Shines at the Talent Show

March 24, 2017

Some of SDA’s most gifted musicians and dancers performed in SDA’s talent show Wednesday. The Masters of Ceremony, juniors Gibran Mustafa and Josh Lim, led the audience through the 11 acts, which...

No Lottery for SDA

No Lottery for SDA

March 24, 2017

All the eighth graders who have applied to SDA and the three other district high schools will be let in without a lottery, the San Dieguito Union High School District announced last week. District policy...

Meet Ann Areeckal, Social Worker at SDA

Meet Ann Areeckal, Social Worker at SDA

March 6, 2017

Ann Areeckal is San Dieguito Academy’s school social worker for this year. Areeckal is one of four social workers hired by the San Dieguito Union High School District to work at its various high schools...

Trump Rescinds Bathroom Protections for Transgender Students

February 28, 2017

President Donald Trump’s decision to repeal Obama’s protection of transgender student’s bathroom rights garnered criticism from many San Dieguito Academy students, but Principal Bjorn Paige said...

Students to Take California Healthy Kids Survey Tuesday

February 3, 2017

SDA students will take the California Healthy Kids Survey during second period on Tuesday, Feb. 7. There will be a revised bell schedule that lengthens second period to give 76 minutes for the survey....

Solana Beach Festivities Ready to Kick-Off Summer

Solana Beach Festivities Ready to Kick-Off Summer

May 19, 2016

Solana Beach’s annual festival, Fiesta del Sol, will welcome in summer this weekend from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day. The festival includes food vendors, local artists and businesses, and lots of live...

Who Won the Talent Show?

March 27, 2016

A collection of SDA’s finest singers and dancers performed to a full house in SDA’s annual talent show Thursday. MC Hailey Reeves, a senior, kept the audience entertained in between each act, as...

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