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The first name change was brought to administrative attention Sunday evening.

Googled SDA this week? We were surprised, too.

August 31, 2018

Google search results for San Dieguito Academy were altered Sunday evening to display inaccurate and derogatory details, which included explicit language. The information was corrected and the issue was...

Today at SDA: Valentine's Day

Today at SDA: Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2018

Students roamed the halls around the administration hallways searching for their personalized valentines taped to the walls.

Today at SDA: Wake-Up Wednesday

Today at SDA: Wake-Up Wednesday

October 25, 2017

Students wore their pajamas to school today and received free pancakes to start off their morning.

Today at SDA: Mismatch Monday

Today at SDA: Mismatch Monday

October 23, 2017

Students from Darlene Blanchard's AP Calculus AB class sported their mixed-up outifits to start off Homecoming week.

Today at SDA: Las Vegas Shooting

Today at SDA: Las Vegas Shooting

October 2, 2017

American Flags were raised at half-mast today in memory of the lives lost in the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay shooting last night.

Today at SDA: Physics and Phonebooks

Today at SDA: Physics and Phonebooks

September 13, 2017

Mr. Cardenas's AP Physics 1 classes tested the strength of friction between two interlaced phone books by playing tug of war using rope and metal clamps attatched to the books' spine. Cardenas had a slight...

Today at SDA: Pi Day

Today at SDA: Pi Day

March 14, 2017

Senior Stephanie Beraud and math teacher Darren Yamaguchi were the targets of today's pie throwing contest during lunch.

Today at SDA: Italian Cuisine

Today at SDA: Italian Cuisine

February 28, 2017

The Culinary Arts class continued with their pasta unit, making focaccia bread and lasagna today during fourth period.

NHS Hosts Food and Clothing Drive

February 16, 2017

The San Dieguito Academy National Honor Society (NHS) began their food and clothing drive this week. Student members visited homerooms to announce the drive and give some information about it, as well...

Today At SDA: Mustang Soccer vs. Sage Creek

Today At SDA: Mustang Soccer vs. Sage Creek

January 19, 2017

Girls Soccer leaves to play Sage Creek High School. Both boys and girls soccer teams face the Sage Creek Bobcats today, the boys will play at home at 7 pm and girls will be playing away from home at 6...

Today at SDA: Winter Formal Announced

Today at SDA: Winter Formal Announced

January 4, 2017

The 2017 Winter Formal dance was officially announced today. Tickets went on sale for $41 with an ASB sticker and $46 without, but the prices go up $5 on Monday.

Today at SDA: Mishap in the Parking Lot

Today at SDA: Mishap in the Parking Lot

December 9, 2016

A white truck collided with a light pole at the west end of the front parking lot during fourth period today. Counseling Secretary Diane Carol said, "I don't know what it is, but people always run...

Today at SDA: Girls Soccer Has First Preseason Game

Today at SDA: Girls Soccer Has First Preseason Game

December 5, 2016

The Girls JV Soccer Team warms up for their first preseason home game against Mater Dei today.  Varsity is at 5 pm.

Boys Water Polo Wins CIF Semi-finals

Boys Water Polo Wins CIF Semi-finals

November 18, 2016

SDA ventured even further into CIFs last night, winning their semi-final game at La Jolla High School. They beat Olympian 12-9 with goals from sophomores Matheus Gensler and Jake Holland, juniors Carl...

Today At SDA: Fire Alarm Triggered

Today At SDA: Fire Alarm Triggered

November 17, 2016

The third fire alarm of the school year interrupted students during the last few minutes of third period today.  According to Assistant Principal Robert Caughey, the alarm was set off by a heat sensor...

Today At SDA: Mural Nearly Finished

Today At SDA: Mural Nearly Finished

November 16, 2016

Painting students work on some of the last  uncompleted pieces of the newest mural today.  The mural celebrates 80 years of San Dieguito, featuring alumni and current principal Bjorn Paige.

Today At SDA: P-Quad Classes Venture Outside

Today At SDA: P-Quad Classes Venture Outside

November 14, 2016

Both Mrs. Duck's Psychology Class and Mr. Bair's Spanish V students worked outside in the warm weather during fourth period.

Today At SDA: Election Day

Today At SDA: Election Day

November 8, 2016

SDA was an official polling place for voters today. Keep an eye on the polls tonight!

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

Ozzie Arrives in the P Quad

November 3, 2016

SDA's newest addition to campus arrived in its new home at the end of the school day today. Wrapped in blankets and caution tape, Ozzie the Seahorse made his journey from the sculpture room down to the...

Today At SDA: Ozzie the Seahorse Goes on an Adventure

Today At SDA: Ozzie the Seahorse Goes on an Adventure

November 3, 2016

SDA's newest statue travels to its new home throughout homeroom, second, and third period today.  The statue will be revealed after school at approximately 3:11 pm.

Today At SDA: Ozzie the Seahorse Prepares for Travel

Today At SDA: Ozzie the Seahorse Prepares for Travel

November 2, 2016

Ozzie the Seahorse, the newest statue, is ready to be transported to the P-Quad tomorrow.  Ozzie will be moved during homeroom, second period, and third period and installed during fourth period....

Today At SDA: French and ASL Join Forces

Today At SDA: French and ASL Join Forces

November 1, 2016

ASL and French worked together on a group project during the shortened class periods today.

Today At SDA: Bubble Thursday

Today At SDA: Bubble Thursday

October 27, 2016

Students played with the "bubble snow" provided by Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps during lunch.

Today At SDA: Wear Pink Wednesday

Today At SDA: Wear Pink Wednesday

October 26, 2016

SDA showed their breast cancer awareness by wearing as much pink as they could today.  many students also competed in the watermelon-eating contest during lunch.

Today At SDA: Toddler Tuesday

Today At SDA: Toddler Tuesday

October 25, 2016

Students dug out their old elementary school outfits for face painting and balloon animal during lunch.

Today At SDA: Pajama Monday

Today At SDA: Pajama Monday

October 24, 2016

Sophomore Aliyah Holmen models her cherry-print one piece pajamas. Students showed off their favorite pajamas on "Pajama Monday" to kick off Homecoming Week.

Today At SDA: Yearbook Works On Pages

Today At SDA: Yearbook Works On Pages

October 20, 2016

Heather Temple's yearbook class begins to create the layouts for pages that will appear in the SDA yearbook at the end of the 2016-17 year.

Today At SDA: Fire False Alarm

Today At SDA: Fire False Alarm

October 19, 2016

The fire alarm interrupted the testing period this morning.  Many students were distracted by the clicking lights that did not turn off until about 20 minute after the alarm was shut off.

Today at SDA: Rain Doesn't Stop the Art Kids

Today at SDA: Rain Doesn’t Stop the Art Kids

October 17, 2016

The painting class worked on their newest mural in the rain during fourth period today.

Today At SDA: ASL Class Practices Assistance Skills

Today At SDA: ASL Class Practices Assistance Skills

October 13, 2016

ASL III class practiced an activity in which they guided their "blind" companions around the school.  The activity was based on trust and helped the students practice their aiding skills in case they...

Today At SDA: Work on New Mural Begins

Today At SDA: Work on New Mural Begins

October 11, 2016

SDA's new mural near the bell tower was started during fourth period today by the Painting class with teacher Kajsa Medak.

“Boy Meets Girl” a Successful Start to the Theater Year

October 10, 2016

SDA’s first play of the 2016-17 school year was “Boy Meets Girl”, a classic rom-com plot with a peculiar twist:  the main characters Sam and Kate are five-year-old lovebirds. Senior Thea Farber...

Today at SDA:  Varsity Tennis Prepares for Home Match

Today at SDA: Varsity Tennis Prepares for Home Match

October 3, 2016

Both SDA and San Pasqual get ready for their girls Varsity tennis 3:15 home match today.

Today At SDA: Students Use Slackline

Today At SDA: Students Use Slackline

September 28, 2016

Students spent lunch utilizing a slackline tied between two trees on the south side of campus.

Today at SDA: Heat Day

Today at SDA: Heat Day

September 27, 2016

The hot weather today sent many classes to the library in order to utilize the air conditioning.

Career Fair Occupies Freshmen and Sophomores During CAASPP & CST Testing

April 25, 2016

Lowerclassmen roamed the SDA gymnasium and discussed job options Thursday morning while the eleventh grade students took the CAT Mathematics test. Tables bordered the edge of the room with one to two...

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