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Artist Spotlight: Eli Salazar

Artist Spotlight: Eli Salazar

Haydee Pedersoli, Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Artist's Den, Cougart

Eli Salazar catches moments with paint.  Her artwork looks like she just took a picture by her specialty, blending and mixing colors.  The current senior, Eli, is inspired by three of her favorite artists: Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet. She was inspired by these artists because...

Sahuaro Hosts Multi-School Choir Concert and Heads to All-State

Sahuaro Hosts Multi-School Choir Concert and Heads to All-State

Max Becker, Sports Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Cougart

On Wednesday, March 29th, Sahuaro High School hosted a choir concert in collaboration with several other TUSD schools. The concert was free for those who wanted to attend, and offered a variety of music. However, almost all of the schools performed at least one Russian song from a variety of composers,...

Sahuaro Science Students Win Big at SARSEF Awards

Sahuaro Science Students Win Big at SARSEF Awards

Max Becker, Sports Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Cougart, Showcase

On March 30th, 25 Sahuaro High School students attended the Southern Arizona Regional Science and Engineering Fair, more commonly known as SARSEF.  The competition showcases the best and brightest science experiments in the Southern Arizona Region, and featured 2,030 total projects this year. Of that...

Mexican-American Government Visits Northern Triangle Exhibition

Mexican-American Government Visits Northern Triangle Exhibition

Francisco Acuna, Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Cougart

On March 28th, Ms. Martinez's Mexican-American Government class took an exciting field trip to the University of Arizona's Art Museum. The main objective of the trip was to experience the Northern Triangle exhibition, but beyond that the field trip still carried more purpose. "The spirit and intent of...

Sahuaro’s Speech and Debate Team Successful at State

Sahuaro’s Speech and Debate Team Successful at State

Yusuf Rahman, News Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Cougart

On March 17 and 18, Sahuaro's Debate team went to compete at the Division 2 AIA State Championship. The tournament took place at Thunderbird High School in Phoenix. The team (Mason Carr, Logan Smith, Halley Hughes, Yusuf Rahman, Winta Tekle, Marixa Switzer, and Vivian Wood) was quite successful at the...

Artist Spotlight: Vivian Nguyen

Artist Spotlight: Vivian Nguyen

Sidney Moyers, Reporter
April 3, 2017
Filed under Artist's Den, Cougart

Junior Vivian Nguyen is a very talented artist who has been drawing for around five years. She loves creating anime and cartoon-like characters and is inspired by artists Kazuki Yone, Danica Sills, and Laovaan. Vivian's favorite part about art is when she is able to "watch a pencil sketch turn into something really soft and colorfu...

Students Write One-Acts to be Performed

Students Write One-Acts to be Performed

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Cougart

The Sahuaro Theater Department is holding one act plays performed by  the beginning classes, but this year there is a twist: two of the one-acts to be performed are written by student directors, Manchester Bradley and Nora Thompson. The funding, as many know, for the Fine Arts Department is very, very...

Updated Scholarships Available for April

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Cougart

AFSA High School Scholarships Contest American Fire Sprinkler Association Contest is open to high school seniors who are citizens or aliens legally residing in the USA. Scholarship funds are payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enro...

Once Upon A Wolf

Once Upon A Wolf

Matt Brown, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Cougart

The new show from the intermediate theater class is called Once Upon A Wolf. The play is about a wolf trying to fit into any story he can. He's constantly screwing up stories in his attempt to be a part of them and get away with trying to be the good guy. He attempts to be Goldilocks, the fairy go...

Artist Spotlight: Gia Chapman

Artist Spotlight: Gia Chapman

Haydee Pedersoli, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Artist's Den, Cougart

Junior, Gia Chapman, has a talent that many people do not know about her - she is an amazing artist. Gia started becoming interested when she  turned eleven. She recently realized she was talented in her artistic abilities when she decided to share her art and many people started giving her compliments....

Bridging the Borders

Bridging the Borders

Gwyneth Sollers, Creative Contributor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Cougart, Showcase

With the world so caught up in our political problems, it’s hard to see anyone making any time for anything else, to think of anyone else. Three boys from the future generation that has been labeled as “selfish” have taken the initiative to go in and start something that’s bigger then themselves....

Sahuaro Choir Students Who Made Regionals

Sahuaro Choir Students Who Made Regionals

Daniella Mahler, Reporter
March 13, 2017
Filed under Cougart, Showcase

On Saturday, February 18th 2017 Sahuaro High School's Choir students who were able to sight-read well(which is reading music without seeing it before) were able to participate in Regionals, and those who succeeded will be able to go to All State Choir on April 8th, 2017. Regionals is a choir event...

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