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Homeroom Olympics Standings 5/26

Homeroom Olympics Standings 5/26

May 26, 2017

After the Homeroom Olympics’ event Synchronized Swimming Without Water, Spanish teacher Angela Vasquez-Herrera’s homeroom took first place with 3,600 points. Japanese teacher Rie Tsuboi’s homeroom...

Band Takes New Spin on Spring Concert

Band Takes New Spin on Spring Concert

May 25, 2017

Band students performed in The Spring Concert and Awards Night Wednesday, combining music pieces with animation. Band teacher Jeremy Wuertz also handed out awards to students throughout the event, honoring...

Today at SDA: Junior Java

Today at SDA: Junior Java

May 19, 2017

Juniors spent homeroom in front of the Media Center for Junior Java today drinking and eating coffee and bagels.

Today at SDA: Chemistry Demos

Today at SDA: Chemistry Demos

May 18, 2017

Students in teacher Russ Davidson's AP Chemistry class performed a demonstration called Acetylene Explosion today.

Students Dance to Japanese Music

Students Dance to Japanese Music

May 11, 2017

Students gathered outside of the PAC today for a Homeroom Olympics event put together by Japanese teacher Rie Tsuboi’s homeroom. The activity was organized as a part of the “Taking Care of Each Other”...

Today at SDA: Culinary Arts Makes Baked Potatoes

Today at SDA: Culinary Arts Makes Baked Potatoes

May 2, 2017

Students in Scott Huntley's fourth period culinary arts class made bake potatoes today as a part of the potato unit.

Today at SDA: Healthy Relationships Event

Today at SDA: Healthy Relationships Event

April 25, 2017

PALS held an event for Homeroom Olympics today where students were able to contribute to posters about healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Stoner-Osborne spent the day in silence on behalf of mistreatment towards the LGBT+ community.

[Photo] Students Honor LGBT+ Community Through Silence

April 21, 2017

Stoner-Osborne spent the day in silence on behalf of mistreatment towards the LGBT+ community.

Today at SDA: Earthquake and Fire Drill

Today at SDA: Earthquake and Fire Drill

April 19, 2017

Students took cover under desks and then walked out to the field during an earthquake and fire drill today at the end of third period.

Jake Heilbrunn, 20, speaks about connecting to the present and taking risks.

SDA Hosts TEDxEncinitas

April 3, 2017

Youth speakers addressed an adult audience at TEDxEncinitas Saturday at San Dieguito Academy. The event was titled Changing Voices, incorporating topics such as immigration, political activism and technology....

Today at SDA: Outside Learning

Today at SDA: Outside Learning

March 27, 2017

Students in teacher Ryan Cardenas' chemistry class learned about chemical equations outside today.

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[Photo] Mexico

March 17, 2017

Today at SDA: Rockets

Today at SDA: Rockets

March 15, 2017

Students in teacher Ryan Cardena's chemistry class tested rockets today during class.

Homeroom Olympic Standings 2/21

Homeroom Olympic Standings 2/21

February 22, 2017

The end of the dodge ball tournament placed teacher Stephanie Siers' homeroom in first place. Teacher Angela Herrera's homeroom made its way up to second place after a strong win at the dodge ball finals...

Today at SDA: Macaroons in Culinary Art

Today at SDA: Macaroons in Culinary Art

February 15, 2017

Culinary art students made macaroons today in class, dying them a of a variety of colors.

Today at SDA: SDA Tours

Today at SDA: SDA Tours

February 14, 2017

Eighth graders visited SDA today to tour the school during fourth period to learn about the school.The incoming freshmen class will have to select their high school by close March 6.

Today at SDA: Senior Meeting

Today at SDA: Senior Meeting

February 10, 2017

Seniors gathered in the gym during homeroom today for a senior meeting of the year to discuss senior activities and graduation. ASB Advisor Rod Keillor told students to start thinking about creating graduation...

The crowd stands in front of the County Administration Center during the San Diego Womens March on Jan. 21.

[Photo] Women’s Rights: We’re Still Waiting

January 27, 2017

The crowd stands in front of the County Administration Center during the San Diego Women's March on Jan. 21.

Fire Truck Visits SDA for Pendulum Experiment

January 27, 2017

The fire department visited SDA Friday to aid math teacher Paul Brice’s Integrated Math 2/3 class in their experiment based on Edgar Allen Poe’s short story “The Pit and the Pendulum.” “We...

Today at SDA: Girls Soccer Wins Game Versus LCC

Today at SDA: Girls Soccer Wins Game Versus LCC

January 24, 2017

Girls varsity soccer won their home game today 1-0 versus LCC. During the first half of the game, the ball remained primarily in the hands of the offense. After several attempts on goal that ended up in...

Pledge of Allegiance? Parents in the Parking Lot? All This and More at the Forum

Pledge of Allegiance? Parents in the Parking Lot? All This and More at the Forum

December 16, 2016

Students discussed the possibility of bringing back the Pledge of Allegiance, the divide between students of different grade levels and parents in the parking lot at today’s December Forum in the art...

Today at SDA: Fieldtrip to the Cemetery

Today at SDA: Fieldtrip to the Cemetery

December 15, 2016

AP Environmental Science students visited the a cemetery in Oceanside today to gather data. Students will use the data to learn about graphs and tables.

Alexis Price-Sophomore

Alexis Price-Sophomore

December 15, 2016

"My favorite moment of 2016 was winning our league for soccer. My team had a bit of a rocky start during June as our team consisted of players who hadn’t played a lot with each other. However, we blended...

Today at SDA: Cocoa for Rococo

Today at SDA: Cocoa for Rococo

December 13, 2016

AP art history students drank hot cocoa during third period today after studying paintings of the Rococo art style.

Today at SDA: Adopt a Family Gifts Delivered to ASB

Today at SDA: Adopt a Family Gifts Delivered to ASB

December 12, 2016

Students dropped off gifts for their assigned families at ASB during homeroom today for Adopt a Family.

Today at SDA: ASL Christmas

Today at SDA: ASL Christmas

December 6, 2016

ASL signed Christmas carols during lunch today.

Today at SDA: Ping Pong Tournament

Today at SDA: Ping Pong Tournament

November 30, 2016

Students participated in the second day of the ping pong tournament in front of the gym today during lunch.

Sophomores Lucy Ryall, Linnea Erisman and Sylvia Young of Spanish teacher David Bairs homeroom add newly found objects to their scavenger hunt box.

[Photo] Students Scatter Through Campus for Homeroom Olympics Scavenger Hunt

November 16, 2016

Sophomores Lucy Ryall, Linnea Erisman and Sylvia Young of Spanish teacher David Bair's homeroom add newly found objects to their scavenger hunt box.

Homeroom Olympics Standings: 11/3

Homeroom Olympics Standings: 11/3

November 4, 2016

Teacher Rod Keillor's homeroom earned 100 Homeroom Olympics points for bringing the most cans for the Thespian's canned food drive that ended on Monday. They brought a total of 30 cans. The other eight...

Students roll Ozzie down the grassy hill by the 20s building.

[Photo] Ozzie Arrives in the P Quad

November 3, 2016

Students roll Ozzie down the grassy hill by the 20s building.

[Video] Snow Falls on SDA Campus During Bubble Day

October 27, 2016

Students came dressed in spirit wear today for bubble day, the fourth dress-up day of homecoming week. After first period, students exited class to find bubble wrap on the ground at various points of campus....

LA Times Weighs in on the Election

LA Times Weighs in on the Election

October 24, 2016

Representatives from the Los Angeles Times discussed the sway of the Supreme Court and the fracturing of both the Democratic and Republican political parties after Wednesday’s debate came to an end. The...

Gender Neutral Homecoming? Eco-Friendly Buildings? This and More at the Forum

Gender Neutral Homecoming? Eco-Friendly Buildings? This and More at the Forum

October 17, 2016

With homecoming coming up, students were concerned with the lack of a gender neutral homecoming court during this month’s Forum led by seniors Chloe Williams and Kim Quach in room 61. The possibility...

My Message: Dont Bind My Dreams With Debt

My Message: Don’t Bind My Dreams With Debt

October 17, 2016

Patrick Hall Dear future president, College is expensive. Its lack of affordability binds me. I don’t want my list of colleges to be limited by what my family can and cannot afford. I don’t want...

San Dieguito Alumni Visit SDA

San Dieguito Alumni Visit SDA

October 17, 2016

The annual Founder’s Day event was held in the media center last Friday. Senior alumni from the graduating classes of ’41 all the way through ’63 attended, sharing stories, smiles, and snacks provided...

“I think real people are fascinating. I usually write about people growing up in working class neighborhoods. I like to write about people struggling a little bit,” de la Peña said.

SD Grad Wins Newbery

October 13, 2016
San Dieguito graduate Matt de la Peña is the first Latino male author to win prestigious book award.
Today at SDA: Spanish Students Dance

Today at SDA: Spanish Students Dance

October 12, 2016

Students in teacher Angela Herrera's Spanish five class watched some of their classmates perform traditional Mexican dances.

Today at SDA: Club Fair

Today at SDA: Club Fair

October 7, 2016

Students attended the club fair during homeroom and lunch today to learn about the different clubs offered on campus. Seniors Zack Kanzler and Austin Dilley were two of the many students dancing to music...

Today at SDA: Mosaic Mobile Cafe

Today at SDA: Mosaic Mobile Cafe

October 6, 2016

Students bought food from the Mosaic Mobile Cafe today, located by the vending machine near room 10.

Today At SDA: School Tour

Today At SDA: School Tour

October 5, 2016

Principal Bjorn Paige gave a tour of the school today to people working in the district.

Today at SDA: Palm Trees

Today at SDA: Palm Trees

October 4, 2016

Construction workers began adding palm trees to the construction today.

Today at SDA: Fire Drill

Today at SDA: Fire Drill

September 29, 2016

Students filed onto the field during first period today for a fire drill. Afterwards, ASB played "Safe and Sound" as students headed back to their classrooms.

Today at SDA: Greek Day

Today at SDA: Greek Day

September 23, 2016

AP art history students paraded around SDA dressed in Ancient Greek clothing in honor of the Greek Art they are studying in class.

Students Celebrate School History

Students Celebrate School History

September 22, 2016

AP art history students spent class outside on Sept. 14 in honor of San Dieguito’s first day of school 80 years ago. Art teacher Angela Jackson began this tradition last year after speaking with...

Today at SDA: #WearBlackToStopAttacks

Today at SDA: #WearBlackToStopAttacks

September 21, 2016

Several SDA students wore black today to raise awareness for victims of sexual assault.

Today at SDA: Rainy Day

Today at SDA: Rainy Day

September 20, 2016

Students took cover under books and jackets to escape from today's short rain.

Today at SDA: Girls Tennis

Today at SDA: Girls Tennis

September 19, 2016

Girls tennis had a home match against Poway after school today. The final score was 5-4.

Today at SDA: Senior Java

Today at SDA: Senior Java

September 16, 2016

Seniors spent homeroom in front of the library at the first senior java of the school year, snacking on the assortment of bagels and coffee provided by ASB. They were also able to make senior wishes and...

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