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Weekly Announcements for 5/22/2017

Weekly Announcements for 5/22/2017

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under News You Can Use

Attention all students - If you think you are in danger of having 10 or more absences in any one class, you must stop by the Attendance Office and pick up an appeal form. Due dates are coming quickly. Congratulations to seniors Sam Kalberer and Brandon Pelton for winning the Sahuaro badminton tournament...

Senior Sunset Scheduled for May 23

Senior Sunset Scheduled for May 23

May 21, 2017
Filed under News, News You Can Use

Sahuaro High School's Student Council is inviting the Class of 2017 to come out on the football field to celebrate this year's seniors who worked hard all four years to get to where they are now. The celebration will be jam-packed with kickball, water balloons, music, and food. It will be kicked...

Mattison Garry’s Senior Project is the Bomb

Mattison Garry’s Senior Project is the Bomb

Jessica Luna
May 21, 2017
Filed under News

Remember the bomb threat incident that happened 3 years ago? Well, what Mattison Garry chose for her senior project had the whole school spooked.  She happily brought in officers and two police dogs to show off to the class her experience learning about bomb-sniffing dogs and the airport police. The...

Senior Project – Michael Meneguin

Senior Project – Michael Meneguin

Nora Thompson, Cougart Editor
May 21, 2017
Filed under News

Michael Meneguin's senior project was normal enough, he learned to play piano. It was his presentation that was note worthy. Meneguin is a very quiet, "in the background" kind of person, so when he stood up to do his presentation the class wasn't ready for his stage presence, or how funny it was going...

Sahuaro’s School Picnic

Sahuaro’s School Picnic

Yusuf Rahman, News Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under News

On Friday, May 12, Sahuaro had an end-of-year school picnic. This is the first time in years that this tradition has been revived. The picnic took place after school, from 2:15 to 3:15, following a Wednesday bell schedule. It featured various activities for students to participate in. For example,...

Lead Found in Sahuaro Water

Lead Found in Sahuaro Water

Sidney Moyers
May 4, 2017
Filed under News, Sahuaro News

In March, TUSD volunteered their drinking water to be tested by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. Unfortunately, after the results came in, many schools including Catalina High, Maxwell K-8, Myers Ganoung, Palo Verde Magnet High, Rincon High/University High and our beloved Sahuaro, found...

Sahuaro’s School Picnic Tradition Returns

Sahuaro’s School Picnic Tradition Returns

Lily Merritt, Opinion Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under News, News You Can Use

For years Sahuaro had upheld the tradition of a school-wide picnic in May to celebrate the ending of another school year and start of summer. This annual day of fun in the sun that students looked forward to at the end of each school year suddenly came to an end about five years ago and has never...

Help Sahuaro Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary

Help Sahuaro Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under News

Next year Sahuaro will be celebrating its 50-year anniversary. Mr. Estrella has met with committees that represent Sahuaro and his idea is to have a huge carnival that would tie into an important event like homecoming or a dance. Principal Estrella is very excited to have the honor of planning the 50th...

New “No-Hands” Cellphone Law in Effect in Tucson

New “No-Hands” Cellphone Law in Effect in Tucson

Max Becker, Sports Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Beginning on May 1st, new laws regarding driving while being on a cellphone will come into effect in Tucson, Arizona. Under the new rules, it is unlawful to be on a cellular device while driving at all times. The law instates a $250 fine for the first offense, with the rates doubling to $500 for a...

Turkey Purges 4,000 Officials and Blocks Wikipedia

Turkey Purges 4,000 Officials and Blocks Wikipedia

Jocelyn Reeder, reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under News

On April 30th, the Turkish Government expanded its crackdown on dissent and free expression over the weekend, purging nearly 4,000 more public officials, blocking access to Wikipedia, and banning television matchmaking shows. Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Edrogen may ease the crack and build greater...

Chechnya Purges on Gays

Chechnya Purges on Gays

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under News

Beginning in April, Chechnya president, Ramzan Kadyrov,  has ordered to wipe out the gays. Over 100 gay people were rounded up by the police and were brutally beaten in secret prisons, at least three were killed. 75 people have called into LBGT hotlines in Russia pleading for help and what actions...

Another Tragedy on Facebook Live

Another Tragedy on Facebook Live

Daniella Mahler, Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Last Week Today, News

On Monday, April 24 2017, another brutal killing was uploaded to Facebook Live. According to the authorities, a twenty-year-old man used Facebook Live to stream him hanging his eleven-month old daughter before committing suicide. The video was filmed at an abandoned hotel in Phuket, Thailand and showe...

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