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Taina Millsap, Staff Writer

Hey guys its Taina! I’m a senior and this is my third year in journalism, I love being a part of the mustang and SDA! YAY boba YAY tv shows YAY kittens!

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Yellow Boat: An Emotional Journey

March 7, 2018

Every year SDA puts on a Theater for a Cause production in which all proceeds go to an important organization. This year’s play, “The Yellow Boat” by David Saar, tells the emotional true story of...

The day of the tournament was brisk and cloudy, but that didn't stop any team from achieving their outfit goals.

Today at SDA: Link Crew Homeroom Activity

November 7, 2017

Link Crew leaders met with their freshmen orientation groups for bonding activities and discussed their experiences at SDA so far. In addition, leaders shared the importance of healthy relationships and...

Drama teacher Stephanie Siers, senior Emma Balda, junior Colin Gasperoni and senior Makena Garvey pose in front of the Calvin Berger set in the theatre.

Homecoming Week Comes to a Close

October 27, 2017

Spirit week has come to a closing this friday with Camo Day, where activities happened during lunch. Army and Marine corps representatives set up booths in front of the PAC during lunch offering information...

Staff and administration members, including chemistry teacher Russ Davidson, Principal Adam Camacho and math teacher Gail Lee, participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony last Friday.

New Building Officially Added to SDA Campus

October 4, 2017

SDA officially welcome the new building to the school, through a ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the new facility during lunch on Friday, October 20. The new science and math building now welcomes...

Josie Lieber's chalked spot featuring a seagull from

Chalked Spots, Another Year Down

September 5, 2017

It’s senior year for many students at SDA and as always, they rushed to campus before school started, to make sure they reserved and chalked their ‘parking’ spot for the upcoming year. The day has...

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

Women’s Rights: We’re Still Waiting

January 27, 2017

Last morning I woke up and I thought my calendar read that we were in 2017 but I must be wrong. Women are still getting paid less than men while doing the same job and having to rebut simple sexist comments...

One Act Festival Brings New Actors on Stage

December 14, 2016

The one act festival put on by the acting one class last Friday was filled with laughter, tears and a roller coaster of emotions provoked by the student-run and -written show. This year’s acting...

Students Buy and Sell at the Bazaar

Students Buy and Sell at the Bazaar

December 8, 2016

The Bazaar today was filled with art pieces, jewelry, and food being sold by students in addition to many that were campaigning for the upcoming SDA student elections. The atmosphere of the annual event...

Girls Basketball Team Hosts Shoe Drive

November 30, 2016

The SDA girls basketball team is having their annual Shoe Drive to help them raise funds for their organization by collecting shoe donations. Their team goal is to collect 25 pairs of shoes per bag, adding...

SDA Artists Display Work at PAW Dance Studio

SDA Artists Display Work at PAW Dance Studio

October 11, 2016

Dark lighting, great music and vibrant art – that was the atmosphere of Friday’s art show at PAW dance studio in Encinitas. The show featured art from SDA students juniors Maddie Sadoff and Ale Adame,...

San Dieguito in the '60s

San Dieguito in the ’60s

September 29, 2016

The class of 1966 came to SDA Sept. 23 in front of the bell tower for an alumni reunion to share memories with each other and connect with old friends. During the tour, alumni remembered first boyfriends,...

Unsteady Start for

Unsteady Start for “American Horror Story”

September 15, 2016

If you can remember from the first few weeks of U.S history, the lost colony of Roanoke was probably abducted by aliens or, according to the new season of “American Horror Story,” in North Carolina,...

Middle School Students Tour Campus

Middle School Students Tour Campus

February 25, 2015

The delicious smell of chocolate ganache wafted out of the Culinary Arts room as a tour full of nervous 8th grade students approached it one day last week. “He’s sold,” said one parent to another,...

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