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Best of Class of 2017 – Boys

Best of Class of 2017 – Boys

Giselle Enriquez, Editor-In-Chief
May 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Best Hair - Ivan Hostetler What is your favorite hair style? Fade the sides, flip the top up. Hollister Model look. Who is your celebrity hair style inspiration? Hunter Hayes What is the craziest hair style that you have ever worn? Joe Dirt Mullet What products do you use in your hair (What i...

Best of Class of 2017 – Girls

Best of Class of 2017 – Girls

Giselle Enriquez, Editor-In-Chief
May 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Best Hair - Ashley Crawford What is your favorite hair style? Down and natural Who is your celebrity hair style inspiration? Pocahontas What is the craziest hair style that you have ever worn? When I was 5, I decided to cut my own hair by myself. Yikes. What products do you use in your hair (What is your styling ...

Senior Project- Gabe Rojo Builds a Home From Shipping Containers

Senior Project- Gabe Rojo Builds a Home From Shipping Containers

Daniella Mahler, Reporter
May 18, 2017
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Gabe Rojo is a Sahuaro High School senior, studying and designing his own structure of a home built from shipping containers for his senior project. Earlier this year he got into this YouTube channel called Living Big In A Tiny House. Most of their videos are just really tiny homes but what attracted...

Shaylynn Walsh’s Senior Project: Helping the Homeless

Shaylynn Walsh’s Senior Project: Helping the Homeless

Mekayla Phan, Features Editor
May 18, 2017
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When people think of the poor and homeless, most think of third world countries, not America.  However, America currently has 1.56 million homeless people. In Tucson, we pass them on the street and drive past them in our cars, but when most people pass someone asking for change on the street - not...

Chambray Colter’s Senior Project: Making Wigs for Cancer Patients

Chambray Colter’s Senior Project: Making Wigs for Cancer Patients

Lily Merritt, Opinion Editor
May 15, 2017
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Chambray Colter chose to create wigs, makeup, and skin care products because she wanted to create a line that she can eventually donate to cancer patients. This idea for her senior project stemmed from her own mother's ongoing struggle with cancer, who she says is at a healthier state right now. Colter wanted...

Mr. McCane McLeaving

Mr. McCane McLeaving

Giselle Enriquez, Editor-In-Chief
May 4, 2017
Filed under Features

After one year at Sahuaro, Mr. McCane will be leaving us to begin a new endeavor at University High School. The beloved AP Government and World History teacher will be teaching AP World History and AP Government at UHS. "The primary purpose of me leaving is that I see an opportunity that is very good...

From 324 lbs to Skinny, When Weight Loss Is Not Enough

From 324 lbs to Skinny, When Weight Loss Is Not Enough

Nora Thompson, Cougart Editor
May 4, 2017
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When Michael Accurso was 14 and a freshman he was in Beginning Theatre here at Sahuaro, he was funny, awkward, and a little weird but so was everyone else in the drama department. Accurso was instantly one of the best kids in the class, and was a natural on the stage. He said that he joined theatre because...

Farewell to Sahuaro’s Justin Timberlake

Farewell to Sahuaro’s Justin Timberlake

Mekayla Phan, Features Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Features

The Math-Street Boys shot to fame at the last Spirit Week's pep assembly after they sang a cover of Backstreet Boys's hit "I Want It That Way".  Their smart song choice and Mr. Van Gelder's powerful vocals secured them a win in the battle of "Math vs. English". However, now they are unfortunately losing...

What’s In Your Time Capsule, Mrs. Erickson

What’s In Your Time Capsule, Mrs. Erickson

Francisco Acuna, Reporter
May 4, 2017
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Mrs. Erickson is an admired English teacher at Sahuaro, well-known among students for giving non-traditional and interesting assignments like her famous time capsules, boxes that the freshmen make which captures "who they are as freshmen". She keeps them until senior year, when students come back to...

Mr. Stott, Don’t Stott Believing

Mr. Stott, Don’t Stott Believing

Jacob Hernandez, Reporter
May 4, 2017
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Bryant Stott has been a long term sub for the English department all year, however, he also won't be returning next school year (along with Lawson and Erickson, who will both retire). He chose to teach at Sahuaro because he was already coaching football - last year he was the JV head coach for football....

Exceptional Ed Department Chair, Cyndi Dwyer, Retiring

Exceptional Ed Department Chair, Cyndi Dwyer, Retiring

Samantha Crowson
May 4, 2017
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With a school as great as ours you have to wonder, who makes it great. Well for starters the students, but also our staff. For six years Mrs. Cynthia Dwyer has worked as our Exceptional Education Department Chair, and  it's no lie when we say she will be missed. “Mrs. Dwyer has been a wonderful...

Goodbye Mr. Riley

Goodbye Mr. Riley

Yusuf Rahman, News Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Features

Mr. Riley has been a math teacher for nearly 28 years, with half of them being at Sahuaro. It's safe to say that the geometry teacher has had a great time here. In fact, Riley even graduated from Sahuaro, and he definitely thinks that his senior year was one of his favorite parts of being at Sahuaro....

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