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Olivia Lyons

Olivia Lyons, Spring Arts Editor

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A flamey background with large Edward and Jacob images behind two dueling girls (Olivia and Kylie).

Which team are you on: “Twilight” Edward v. Jacob

April 23, 2021
A civil, thoughtful debate between Bella Swan's two lover boys.
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Moxie Review: a movie lacking in moxie

April 20, 2021

This article contains spoilers and trigger warnings for mentioning rape. Netflix released a new teen drama film titled "Moxie" on Mar. 3, 2021. The film was based on a book of the same name written...

Play the worlds greatest word game Mad Libs... the San Dieguito Academy edition

SDA Mad Libs Game

March 29, 2021

Play a fun game with your friends. Fill in the blanks to create your own adventure. It’s a/an (adjective) day in Encinitas. The birds are (verb -ing), the sun is shining, and there isn’t a cloud...

The Del Mar USPS Station

Opinion: I love mail, trains…all that jazz

March 12, 2021

I think it has been thoroughly established that our generation likes mail. Every person my age that I talk to about receiving letters and packages always wholeheartedly agrees with me- it’s fun. It’s...

What would a day on campus look like?

POV: On Campus Without a Pandemic (Part 2)

March 8, 2021

Disclaimer: This experience is not 100% realistic; this combination of classes is not necessarily possible. It is tailored to highlight some of the universal pleasantries on campus. At the same time,...

National Alliance on Mental Illness club members from left to right: Senior Alexa Mendes, Sophomore Mia Vassilovski, Senior and treasurer Sydney Bartholomew, Senior Brooke Levan, Senior and secretary Bronwyn Eyre, Freshman Alicia Lee, Senior and president Taylor Lee, and Senior and vice president Nicole Cockle

SDA’s Projector Night and NAMI Sock Drive

February 26, 2021
The National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Club hosted an hour-long sock drive in the front parking lot at SDA on Feb. 25. The club passed out goody bags to everyone who donated and was accompanied in their efforts by 14 ASB students and the SDA Dance Team
What would a day on campus look like?

POV: On campus without a pandemic (Part 1)

February 23, 2021

Disclaimer: This experience is not 100% realistic; this combination of classes is not necessarily possible. It is tailored to highlight some of the universal pleasantries on campus. At the same time, though,...

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Fate: The Winx Saga and their fashion misstep

February 21, 2021

Minor spoilers ahead The new six-episode Netflix not-so-original series “Fate: The Winx Saga” hit the streaming site on Jan. 22. Now, I say “not-so-original” because, in essence, this show...

Stairways have direction marks to prevent students from running into one another

[Photo] What it is like to be a student back on campus

February 18, 2021

Stairways have direction marks to prevent students from running into one another

Jules (Hunter Schafer)  starred in a special Euphoria episode  F*ck Anyone Whos Not A Sea Blob that aired on Sunday, January 24 at 9:00 pm

Euphoria Special Episodes Review

February 9, 2021

This article contains spoilers for "Euphoria" Everybody who watched the HBO drama series "Euphoria," which originally came out in the summer of 2019, has been eagerly awaiting a second season. Just...

Spongebob, a childhood staple for every early 2000’s kid

The Comforts of Childhood Cartoons

May 28, 2020

Now, it may just be me, but I have been feeling pretty stressed out lately. Maybe it’s the pandemic, maybe it's the AP tests handing over my head (good luck to everyone who needs it), or maybe it is...

Math teacher Paul Brice sits in front of the Mustang Commons.

Getting to Know Mr. Brice

April 17, 2020

Sitting down for a chat with Mr. Brice, just in case you were missing him in quarantine.    Math teacher Paul Brice is a legend on campus. Known for his deadpan deliveries and vague threats...

Olivia Lyons has some book suggestions for those looking for something to read in quarantine.

Books to read while in quarantine

March 18, 2020

Anybody unsure of what to read right now? Well here’s a list of books I would wholeheartedly recommend.   The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken Now, I really am nothing if not a tragic...

Shooby and Joey show their eternal love.

The Circle: It’s Pretty Great!

February 25, 2020

I don’t love reality TV. I can make it through a few episodes before I get annoyed or depressed. But this, this is something else.  In mid January, Netflix began us on a slow drip of their new reality...

Nick and Sabrina at the carnival.

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina becomes Riverdale 2.0

February 24, 2020

The third season of Netflix’s rendition of the comic series “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” was released on Jan. 24 to the popular streaming platform. Created by the same man who brought us The CW’s...

Mozys Cafe has been a local staple in the community for many years.

Local Encinitas businesses burn down in Monday fire

October 1, 2019

Early Monday morning, while many SDA students were sleeping in and enjoying their day off, on the corner of Daphne Street and Coast Highway, four local businesses were destroyed in a fire. The most affected...

New math teacher, Leonard Fletes is excited to be here.

New math teachers on the block: Steven Dale and Leonard Fletes

September 13, 2019

Leonard Fletes (Fle-tez) is one of this year’s new additions to the Math Department. He is teaching Math 2 and CP Stats here at SDA, joining us after 5 years at Oaks Christain School in Westlake Village...

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