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Madison Vance

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Love Lunch

Love Lunch

May 24, 2018

As a part of SDA's wellness week organized by NAMI, the GSA held a Love Lunch today at the PAC to build the SDA community. Gathering around the PAC, students ate their lunches, talked to one another,...

Juniors Amber Tse and Jenna Weinhofer work to clean out the Carlsbad Lagoon.

SWPPP Students – Keeping It Clean

May 8, 2018

Only in its second year at SDA, the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) has made an impact on campus and in the community. Student interns spoke at the First Friday with the principal on May...

Spain Church visited by the students on their trip

SDA Goes to Spain

April 21, 2018

Fifteen SDA students, Spanish teacher Ivonn Barriga, and her husband enjoyed their time in the Spanish cities of Leon, Salamanca, and Madrid during the second half of a student exchange over spring break....

Senior Milo Spearman and junior Caeden Schlosser won first place for their piano duet.

‘A Mix of Humor and Talent’ – The SDA Talent Show

March 23, 2018

Dressed in all black, senior Zach Lewis, toting a guitar case, joined junior Caeden Schlosser seated at piano on the stage. Unzipping the case, he dramatically removed a recorder, only a recorder. With...

Principal Adam Camacho addresses students at this months forum.

What You Missed at the Forum Today

March 9, 2018

Discussion about the walkout and sexual education dominated the student forum today at lunch in the new building courtyard. Natasha Gardner, junior, and Faith Kelly, senior, facilitated the conversation. A...

The Varsity Mustang Minds team meets with their mediator before the match.

SDA Academic Team sweeps against Sage Creek

February 6, 2018

Wandering up from the parking lot in their blue plaid flannels, the San Dieguito Academy Mustang Minds teammates greeted one another warmly, entering the Media Center for last week’s Academic League...

Senior Gabriela Navarro receives a scholarship award.

Scholarships and Awards Announced at SDA “Academy Awards”

May 31, 2017

Honoring the accomplishments of SDA seniors and some select juniors for academic achievements and scholarship recognition, the “Academy Awards” came to campus with blue and silver balloons and a red...

Gallery Displays Art from 24-Hour Comic

Gallery Displays Art from 24-Hour Comic

May 2, 2017

With about 30 students, three SDA alumni, and art teacher Jeremy Wright taking their spots to get one page down per hour, the largest group yet of cartoonist returned for this year’s 24-Hour Comic. The...

Junior Holds Book Drive for Children in Kenya

Junior Holds Book Drive for Children in Kenya

March 13, 2017

Junior Kara Sagunsky has organized a book drive on campus for the local non-profit organization in Carlsbad called Kids for Peace. Sagunsky said, “I’m collecting books for the kindergarten through...

Students participate in the  practice game during lunch.

Today at SDA: Dodgeball Tournament Kicks Off

February 7, 2017

Starting off the Dodgeball Tournament, Lily Bolig’s and Cathy Ramos’ homerooms lined up in the gymnasium during lunch today. Bolig quickly lost to Ramos who easily outnumbered them. The second game...

Elective and Club Fair Introduce New Opportunities to Students

Elective and Club Fair Introduce New Opportunities to Students

February 3, 2017

Colorful flyers exchanged hands as students milled around the space in front of the PAC for the second semester Elective and Club Fair during homeroom and lunch on Friday. During Homeroom, the elective...

Photo from one of last years Forums.

Design Club? Senior Pranks? That and More at the Forum

May 24, 2016

Students talked about the design club’s plans to improve the campus recycling system and administration’s response to the senior prank pillow fight at the last Forum meeting of this school year Friday....

Fairly Busy College Fair for SDUHSD Students

April 23, 2016

O’Brien Hall at the Del Mar Fairgrounds bustled with students and parents as they toured the flier-stacked tables of the San Dieguito Union High School District’s college fair Tuesday night. John...

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