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  • September 12Fall Break (10/9 - 10/13)
  • September 121st Quarter Teacher Grading Day (10/6), no school.
  • September 12Choir Concert (10/4) at 7:00pm in the Auditorium.
  • September 121st Quarter Benchmark (9/26). Testing Bell Schedule TBD.
  • September 12Early Release (9/22). School will end at 12:20.
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    Following in His Footsteps: How the Cross Country Team Still Honors Adam Boehme

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    Friday Night Lights Shine a Little Brighter for Rick Botkin

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    Student by Day, Rockstar by Night: Johny Rohde

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    Exhibiting Latino Culture at Sahuaro: Latinos Unidos

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    One More Time: Jakob Schneider

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    Cosplay Club Goes to Comic Con

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Get Your Dad Jokes Ready! LeResche and Johnson are Going Need Them!
Get Your Dad Jokes Ready! LeResche and Johnson are Going Need Them!
Sarah Bol, Reporter • September 22, 2023

Is it something in the hallway?  Mr. Johnson and Mr. LeResche, two of Sahuaro's English teachers who are next door to one another, are both expecting babies this fall! To...

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Returning Alum: Sierra Blaser
Returning Alum: Sierra Blaser
Se'Kara Reed, Reporter • September 22, 2023

Sierra Blaser, one of The Paper Cut's very own alum, has been very busy since she graduated in 2022. Originally from California, Sierra moved to Arizona during COVID-19 and...

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Rainey Condor: The Daily Life of an Average Freshmen
Rainey Condor: The Daily Life of an Average Freshmen
Tarran Benson, Reporter • September 20, 2023

Rainey Condor is just an average freshman at Sahuaro High School. "I'm just on my phone, and I play games a lot...I'm not gonna elaborate on that. But I watch some shows,...

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Vaida Knepp with her boyfriend, Jakob Schneider
Vaida Knepp: The Triple Threat in Swim, Tennis, and Band!
Tatum Crawford, Reporter • September 14, 2023

Meet Vaida Knepp, a Sahuaro High School junior whose journey from a non-athlete to a multifaceted star is inspiring peers and teachers alike. She joined swim and tennis...

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JV Linebacker: Anakin Alexander
JV Linebacker: Anakin Alexander
Coral Hall, Reporter • September 14, 2023

Anakin Alexander is a freshman here at Sahuaro High School. He's also number #19 on our JV football team. His position is both running back and linebacker, but he says he...

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One More Time: Jakob Schneider
One More Time: Jakob Schneider
Mia Payette, Reporter • September 11, 2023

"One more time!" said every band director ever, but they never really meant it. However, for Jakob Schneider, a senior in the band, this is, indeed, his last time...well,...

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Sahuaro Volleyballs Epic Win Over Amphitheater
Sahuaro Volleyball's Epic Win Over Amphitheater
Montana Poe, Reporter • September 18, 2023

On September 14, Sahuaro traveled to Amphitheater for a girls' volleyball game. This was the varsity's second official win of the season so far. They did much better on and off the court, keeping up the momentum that seemed to be lost in previous games. However, they underestimated Amphitheater, thinking because of their losing streak that they could easily bring home the win. As they played more,...

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JV Corner: Frankie Koteras
JV Corner: Frankie Koteras
Nya Brown, Reporter • September 14, 2023

Frankie Koteras, #71, is the corner for the junior varsity football team here at Sahuaro. He comes from Gridley Middle School and has been playing football for the past 8 years. He has also played other sports such as soccer, basketball, track, and is thinking of participating in wrestling later this year. He plans to continue football through high school and thinks he is on track to make varsity in...

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An Interesting Turn of Events: Sahuaro Girls Volleyball Game at Buena
An Interesting Turn of Events: Sahuaro Girls' Volleyball Game at Buena
Montana Poe, Reporter • September 13, 2023

On Wednesday, September 6th, the Sahuaro Girls' volleyball team went to Buena; unfortunately, it was the varsity team's first official loss. The girls could have won that game, but their heads and hearts weren't on the volleyball court. The girl lost each set; the first set was 20-25, the second set was 12-25, and the last set was 11-25. In the first set of the game, they kept letting simple balls...

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Men's Mental Health Awareness
Saphira Trevino, Reporter • September 11, 2023

June symbolizes something different for everyone. For some, it's birthdays; for others, it's vacation plans, or even a time to express their individuality: pride month. Very rarely do you hear someone say it symbolizes Men's Mental Health. Most people don't even know that June is Men's Mental Health Awareness because they're so focused on Pride Month. With people putting so much focus on other...

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Senior Ring Ceremonies
Senior Ring Ceremonies
Grace Brown, Reporter • September 5, 2023

There appears to be a growing issue among graduating youth who are now purchasing class rings without being fully aware of the changes made to this age-old tradition. As per traditional practice, there would be a special ceremony held where the rings would be distributed, and this event would serve as a gathering point for both family and friends to come together and celebrate the academic achievements...

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Celeberties and Humanity
Celeberties and Humanity
Tarran Benson, Reporter • September 5, 2023

Celebrities. We love them, we hate them, we love to hate them. I realize that more often than not, we as a society either idolize celebrities or completely trash on them. We don't treat a lot of them with the respect they deserve. We rarely ever hold them accountable for their actions, and when we do it's a short amount of time till we go back to supporting them again. No matter how awful or terrible...

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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Nicholas Cordova, Reporter • August 30, 2023

Spoiler warning for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was released in December of 2018 and was met with outstanding reviews from audiences and critics alike, even winning an Oscar for Best Animation, which it definitely deserved. In November 2019, a sequel was announced, and everyone was ecstatic. Unfortunately, due to Covid,...

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Olivia Rodrigo is seen performing at the Citi Concert Series for the Today show on September 08, 2023 in New York City.  (Photo by Jose Perez/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
GUTS
Nya Brown, Reporter • September 21, 2023

GUTS, Olivia Rodrigo's sophomore album, was released September 8th, 2023, 840 days after her first album, SOUR, was released. On June 13th, Rodrigo announced the album's lead single, Vampire, which was set to be released on June 30th. Rodrigo continued to tease the single on June 20th. On June 26th, Rodrigo revealed the title, album cover, and release date for the album.  Rodrigo shared that...

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The Eras Tour Movie
The Eras Tour Movie
Wynter Nye , Reporter. • September 14, 2023

Taylor Swift, the iconic singer-songwriter, has once again captured the hearts of millions with her latest musical endeavor. Recently, Swift announced the release of her highly anticipated concert film, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour Movie. This mesmerizing film takes fans on a joyful journey, showcasing her unforgettable performances and giving insight into the incredible production that made the Eras...

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Parable of the Sower
Parable of the Sower
Lynnea Montgomery, Contributor • September 5, 2023

The book, Parable of the Sower, by the award-winning author, Octavia Butler, is a first-person narrative, in the form of a diary, that follows a young, African-American woman named Lauren Olamina. Lauren is a young girl who struggles with a condition called hyper-empathy, which allows her to share others' pains and pleasures. Lauren also struggles with her religion, which is surprising considering...

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The Summer I Turned Pretty: Are You Team Jeremiah or Team Conrad?
Montana Poe, Reporter • September 1, 2023

The Summer I Turned Pretty is about a teenage girl named Belly who is caught in a love triangle between her childhood friends, Conrad and Jeremiah, who are also two brothers. She hopes to limit who gets hurt while dealing with her first love and first heartbreak during her summer break. In the show's 2nd season, there have been huge debates on who is the better brother for Belly and who will always...

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Where did the Rain Go?
Where did the Rain Go?
Tarran Benson, Reporter • September 28, 2023

Arizona is famously known for its dry heat and desert area, with less greenery than other states, unless you see a site privately owned - like...

A Fresher Tucson
A Fresher Tucson
Denaya Taylor, Reporter • September 26, 2023

The United States Department of Agriculture is spending one billion dollars to increase tree coverage across the nation as part of the Inflation...

Everything Youd Want to Know About the Brand New iPhone 15
Everything You'd Want to Know About the Brand New iPhone 15
Mia Payette, Editor • September 21, 2023

Another year means another iPhone. This time, it's the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max. This year, Apple is doing something...

Jet Worth $90 Million Mysteriously Goes Missing
Jet Worth $90 Million Mysteriously Goes Missing
Tatum Crawford, Reporter • September 21, 2023

On Saturday, September 17, the US military reported the F-35 fighter jet worth $90 million as missing after the pilot ejected himself during...

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