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The Role of Art in Child Development

By Sarina Sonnenshein, Staff Writer October 23, 2023

     Many of us can likely recall making handprint paintings, playing with clay, or coloring at some point in our early childhood, but the true impact this made on our lives probably wasn’t understood....

The Door to Nowhere sits adjacent to SDAs Mosaic Cafe.

The Door to Nowhere

By Katarina Maric, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

“It kinda feels like a Chronicles of Narnia thing,” says San Dieguito Academy teacher Martin Chaker. Cloaked by rustling leaves and covered in pillar-shaped shadows, the ‘Door to Nowhere’ - the...

A fall-themed monthly log for September.

Bullet Journaling

By Sarina Sonnenshein, Staff Writer September 14, 2023

            There are a lot of ways to organize your life online these days - digital calendars, note-taking apps, and a variety of other websites and programs. But for paper-pencil people,...

Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey movie poster

Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey

By Joseph Janni, Staff Writer March 31, 2023

The classic name we all know and love is back in an all new film, but this time he isn’t on the search for honey. The original Winnie the Pooh has recently stepped into the public domain, making it free...

One of Nathan Sawayas pieces from the exhibit: an orca made entirely out of Legos.

The Lego Art of the Brick Exhibit

By Skyler Martin, Arts Editor September 21, 2021
A beautiful exhibit at the Los Angeles Science Center showcases artist Nathan Sawaya’s amazing creations.
Three SDA students help Max Vennemeyer  rescue the Frida Kahlo trash can.

Opinion: Pretty Trashy

By Max Vennemeyer, Today at SDA Editor September 13, 2021

“Kobe!” a student says, tossing their cardboard school pizza tray, indistinguishable by taste from the pizza itself, into SDA’s beautifully painted trash cans. But like their dreams of being a basketball...

Painting provides a creative outlet to destress and cultivate emotional growth

Try It: Painting Edition

By Kate Barr, CAF Editor February 24, 2021

Try It is a series that encourages trying different hobbies, art forms, and the way it transforms people's lives. In this article, Barr reflects on her experience and journey with painting in Mrs. Jackson's...

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The soundtrack to my life

By Isabella Ferrea, Opinions Editor February 22, 2021

What do I love about life? Music comes first to mind. It is the only thing in the world that can match my every emotion, impact my mood, brighten my darkness, expand my soul. Even when I've thought I had...

Cyberpunk 2077s in-game photo mode

Cyberpunk 2077 from an artist’s perspective

By Ria Chockalingam, Staff Writer January 24, 2021
An artist's review on the long-awaited video game Cyberpunk 2077
This photo is actually a 3d render. Unfortunately this house does not exist but by learning how to 3d model you can create rooms like this too!

3D Modeling: A New Approach to Art

By Ria Chockalingam, Staff Writer September 26, 2020

Generally, when we think of art, traditional mediums like painting, theater, and writing come to mind. However, there is another dynamic realm of art that goes largely unnoticed, especially among teenage...

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