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The Mustangs prepare for CIF Championship match.

Girls Basketball CIF Runner-ups

February 24, 2019

Girls basketball battled Mission Vista for the Division III CIF Championship Thursday. After a close match, the Mustangs (22-7) fell 34-38 to Mission Vista (21-2). “I think the team did well,” said...

Girls soccer takes on Escondido Charter.

SDA Achieves CIF Success

February 14, 2019

San Dieguito is 6-0 in San Diego CIF playoffs, an undefeated run for all winter sports teams. Girls water polo is 2-0 after taking down Mira Mesa 11-2 and Mission Bay 7-6. They now advance to the Division...

Photo courtesy of Lila Schief

Girls Tennis Comes in Second in Open Division CIFs

October 26, 2018

SDA girls tennis took home second place in the Open Division CIF Finals after falling short to CCA Thursday. The Mustangs will continue to compete Tuesday, as they play in Varsity League Individuals.

Senior Sophie Getty represents the Mustangs on the court.

Girl’s Tennis Advances to Open Division CIF Finals

October 25, 2018

After consecutive victories over Coronado and Bishops, the Mustangs have advanced to the Open Division CIF championship game. The Mustangs, who are seeded #6, will take on the #1 seed CCA at the San Diego...

Senior Jack Butler competes in Sunday's surf contest.

SDA Surf Team Competes in First Contest of the Season

October 25, 2018

Competing under Division I and II, SDA ’s surf team had their first contest of the year at Oceanside Harbor, Sunday. The Mustangs placed fifth out of six teams in Division I and fifth out of five in...

Freshman Jojo Bear

SDA Tennis Comes Out on Top After Undefeated Season

October 19, 2018

A stellar 11-0 run for the SDA girl’s tennis team gave them the Avocado East League Championship, Tuesday after their victory over Sage Creek. The Mustangs are 17-2-3 overall and have beaten high-level...

The Mustang cross country team competes in first meet of the season.

Cross Country Competes in First Meet of the Season

September 12, 2018

Competing in the Division II Bronco Roundup Invitational, the Mustangs kicked off their first cross country meet of the season at Kit Karson Park’s hilly two mile course on Saturday. Out of 16 total...

The SDA Boys Volleyball team advances to CIF finals.

SDA Boys Volleyball Advances to CIF Finals

May 17, 2018

An exceptional 3-1 victory over St. Augustine Wednesday spurred joy and excitement among the SDA volleyball team. The win has advanced them to CIF finals where they will take on Montgomery for the DII...

Some members of the SDA Track and Field team competed against five other schools Saturday.

SDA Track and Field Competes in League Finals

May 15, 2018

Nearing the end of the season, the SDA track and field team entered the Avocado West League Finals eager to achieve personal records and qualify for CIF Prelims.   Competing against five other...

Sophomore Addie Werbelow scores during an earlier game against Valley Center.

[Photo] Addie Werbelow Breaks Basketball Record

April 3, 2018

Sophomore Addie Werbelow scores during an earlier game against Valley Center.

The SDA boys volleyball played against Sage Creek Friday.

Boys Volleyball Falls to Sage Creek

April 2, 2018

The San Dieguito boys volleyball team went into Friday afternoon’s home game eager to keep Sage Creek from their sixth consecutive victory. Despite a strong effort by the Mustangs, the Wildcats captured...

Democrat Mike Levin is running for Darrell Issa's seat in the House of Representatives.

End the NRA’s Political Power. End the Sale of Assault Weapons. Would You Vote for Him?

March 22, 2018

Democrat Mike Levin is running for Congressman Darrell Issa’s seat in the House of Representatives, which represents Encinitas, and discussed his stances on gun control. Levin said he would not take...

Paul Kerr is a democrat running for the House of Representatives.

No to NRA. No to Arming Teachers. Yes to Banning Assault Rifles. Would You Vote for Him?

March 21, 2018

Democrat and businessman Paul Kerr is running for Congressman Darrell Issa’s seat in the House of Representatives, which represents Encinitas, and discussed his stances on gun control. Kerr said that...

SDA Mustangs won their previous game against Valley Center.

Girls Basketball Finishes Strong Season

March 12, 2018

After falling short 53-44 during the second round of the state championships against Desert Christian on Saturday, the Mustang’s ended their six-game winning streak. Despite the loss, the Mustangs have...

A season record of fans attended the game.

[Photo] White Out Wins Out

March 1, 2018

A season record of fans attended the game.

The San Dieguito team huddles together before the start of the big game.

Girls Basketball Storms Past Valley Center

March 1, 2018

Pom Poms swayed, students chanted, and the biggest crowd turnout of the season for San Dieguito contributed to an ecstatic energy that never faded. This capped off what turned out to be an overpowering...

Junior Makenzie Moe held off Calipatria during the fourth quarter of the game.

Girls Basketball Dominates Calipatria

February 26, 2018

A strong attack balanced by an aggressive defensive effort gave San Dieguito Academy an overpowering 56-39 victory during the Division IV San Diego CIF quarterfinals Saturday night, facing Calipatria. The...

Boys basketball was successful in their first CIF playoff.

Boys Basketball Advances in CIF Playoffs

February 22, 2018

The Mustangs opened the first round of their Division III CIF games in a fast-paced match up against Valley Center Tuesday. Supporters filled the stands to cheer on the Mustangs to what ended in a 75-57...

SDA Cross Country Competes in North County Conference Championships

November 15, 2017

Placing fifth in both the girls and boys race, the Mustangs put out a great effort to end their last league race at the North County Conference Championships at Kit Carson Park Finishing first for the...

Girls Tennis Finishes Season with a Bang

November 6, 2017

Competing in its first CIF final since 1994, the San Dieguito Academy girls tennis team faced off against Cathedral High School, Tuesday October 31. Although the match may not have ended in their favor,...

Senior Sarah Colla won player of the match at SDA's Dig Pink game.

SDA and CCA Compete in Dig Pink Match

October 13, 2017

The Mustang varsity volleyball team went into Wednesday night's Dig Pink home match eager to capture the win over Canyon Crest Academy. Although the Mustangs did not get the elusive victory, the night...

Math Teacher Wins Crystal Apple Award

Math Teacher Wins Crystal Apple Award

June 2, 2017

During the 24th annual Crystal Apple Awards, math teacher Jacqueline Parks was honored for excellence in teaching and recognized as an outstanding teacher in the San Dieguito Union High School District. The...

JV Mustang Minds Team Becomes SDA's First League Champions

JV Mustang Minds Team Becomes SDA’s First League Champions

April 28, 2017

During the high-stakes match against Fallbrook High School, the junior varsity Mustang Minds team pulled through to become SDA's first-ever North County Academic League champions April 20 at CCA and remain...

Students excitedly watch as others get their hair cut in front of the PAC.

Lots of Love for Locks of Love

March 31, 2017

Friends cheered, the crowd roared, and SDA girls anxiously waited for the first snip of the scissors to cut off their long locks of hair on Thursday at lunch. As what was once long instantly became short,...

Boys Soccer Senior Night vs LCC

Boys Soccer Senior Night vs LCC

February 11, 2017

San Dieguito Academy boys soccer took on La Costa Canyon High School during one of the most important nights of the season, senior night. Friends and family filled the bleachers to support the team...

Today at SDA: Science Experiment

Today at SDA: Science Experiment

February 8, 2017

Biology students in teacher Christina Moulton's class acted as deer and resources during an experiment today. The game helped to demonstrate what the carrying capacity of a habitat is and show how the...

Hay Bales? Cross Country Takes on Final League Meet

Hay Bales? Cross Country Takes on Final League Meet

November 1, 2016

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Airbands Exhibits SDA Creativity

June 6, 2016

Funky costumes, fun props, and fantastic choreography combined into one of SDA’s most creative competitions, air bands. On Friday June 3rd, the SDA PAC was filled with world language students performing...

SDA Band Concert

May 26, 2016

The band students showcased their talent during the annual Spring Concert, held in the San Dieguito Academy gymnasium last Thursday night. The Concert was open to all family and friends and featured...

Blind SDA Alumnus Inspires Freshmen and Sophomores

Blind SDA Alumnus Inspires Freshmen and Sophomores

April 21, 2016

Motivational speaker, Jeremy Poincenot told SDA students Wednesday, “I'm happier today at 26 years old and legally blind than I was at 19 with 20/20 vision.” Due to Wednesday's testing schedule,...

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