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  • September 22October 6 First Quarter Grading Day, No School

  • September 22College and Finial Aide Night September 26 6:00-7:30pm 

  • September 15Go to NYC/DC Over Spring Break - Parent Meeting 9/26 6pm Room 207

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All About NHS

All About NHS

Attention sophomores and juniors: if you get the opportunity to apply for the National Honor Society, take my advice and do it. NHS is a great way to give back to the community, as well as boost your college applications....

September 18, 2017No Comments

Site Council Minutes September 12, 2017

Site Council Minutes September 12, 2017

Date: September 12, 2017 Location: Room 207 Time: 4:03-5:30 pm Certified Representatives: Eva Lange Matthew Barany Ashley Depugh Michael Halfmann Student Representatives: Austin Molina Katelyn Kubly Parent...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Sahuaro’s Hurricane Harvey Drive for Toiletries Asking for Donations

Sahuaro’s Hurricane Harvey Drive for Toiletries Asking for Donations

Jasmine Varelas, Opinion and Entertainment Co-Editor

Hurricane Harvey hit Texas late August of 2017  and it changed Texans lives forever. People had lost their homes and their lives. The Interact Club and Student Council will be holding a toiletry and money drive starting...

September 7, 2017No Comments

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Last Week Today

Hepatitis A Outbreak Hits San Diego and Threatens L.A

Hepatitis A Outbreak Hits San Diego and Threatens L.A

September 21, 2017

Texas Gunman Shot and Killed His Ex-Wife and Seven Friends

Texas Gunman Shot and Killed His Ex-Wife and Seven Friends

September 21, 2017

Acid Attack in France

Acid Attack in France

September 21, 2017

St. Louis Riots Over White Police Officer’s Acquittal

St. Louis Riots Over White Police Officer’s Acquittal

September 21, 2017

Eight Dead in Florida Nursing Home

Eight Dead in Florida Nursing Home

September 21, 2017

Shooting Terrorizes Downtown Tucson

Shooting Terrorizes Downtown Tucson

September 21, 2017

Snow Leopard No Longer Endangered

Snow Leopard No Longer Endangered

September 19, 2017

Huge Earthquake Breaks Out in Mexico

Huge Earthquake Breaks Out in Mexico

September 12, 2017

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Features

Norwegian Foreign Exchange Student : Lisa Evju

Norwegian Foreign Exchange Student : Lisa Evju

Jasmine Varelas

Lisa Evju is a 17-year-old foreign exchange student from Sigdal, Norway. Evju came to the U.S. in August...

September 21, 2017No Comments

The Pet Peeves of Sahuaro Peeps

The Pet Peeves of Sahuaro Peeps

Avery Miller, Cougart Co-Editor, Community Building Co-Editor

After spending eight hours a day at school, five days a week, people get under your skin. It might not...

September 21, 2017No Comments

9/11: We Will Remember

9/11: We Will Remember

Samarah Peters, Freshman Liason

On Monday, Principal Estrella came over the loudspeaker during homeroom and asked that everyone take...

September 21, 2017No Comments

Two New Baby Cubs Join the Cougar Pack

Two New Baby Cubs Join the Cougar Pack

Is there something in the drinking water in the front office? If so, Mrs. Echols and Mrs. Boice have been drinking too much of it, leaving poor Mr. Irwin all by his lonesome t...

September 7, 2017No Comments

From Syria to Sahuaro

From Syria to Sahuaro

Sofia Brouse, Media Editor

In the past five years, 14,333 Syrian refugees have relocated to America, and Diana Haj Hasan is one...

September 7, 2017No Comments

Sahuaro’s Own YouTube Star: David Valencia

Sahuaro’s Own YouTube Star: David Valencia

Jasmine Varelas

David Valencia aka PapoDavey is Sahuaro's very own YouTuber. Valenica is a junior who has 529 YouTube...

September 7, 2017No Comments

Mandy Worrell: Future Sailor

Mandy Worrell: Future Sailor

September 7, 2017

What do you plan to do after high school? Normally the answer would just be "college", but Sahuaro...

First Woman Site Engineer at Sahuaro: Tori Moore

First Woman Site Engineer at Sahuaro: Tori Moore

September 7, 2017

Our very own Site Engineer, Tori Moore, has been working at Sahuaro for the past three years. She began...

Skateboards vs Bikes

Skateboards vs Bikes

September 7, 2017

The controversy between bikes and skateboards has finally come to a conclusion. The question about bikes or...

From SHS Student-Athlete to Teacher-Coach: Welcome Back Mr. Shingler

From SHS Student-Athlete to Teacher-Coach: Welcome Back Mr. Shingler

September 7, 2017

Adam Shingler has been an over achiever ever since he attended Sahuaro from 2009-2012. Mr. Shingler's...

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Calendar of Events

September 23 African American Parent Conference at Palo Verde High School 8:00am-1:00pm)
Sept 25-Oct 5 Benchmark Assessments
September 26 College and Financial Aide Prep Night 6:00-7:30pm

Parent Meeting for Info on Spring Break Washington DC/NYC Trip at 6pm in room 207
October 6 First Quarter Grading Day, No School
October 9-13 Fall Break, No School
October 2-3 PSAT/ ACT Prep Course Room Career Center 3:30-6:00pm
October 4 Financial Aide Night 6:00-7:30pm
October 17 Blood Drive Aux Gym 7:00am-2:15pm
October 20 Homecoming with Buena (Pre-Game Tailgate/Post-Game School Dance) 7:00pm
Assembly I Bell Schedule (Homecoming Assembly in the Gym)
October 24 College Night at TCC 6:30-9:30pm
October 25 PSAT/ASVAB (Special Testing Bell Schedule)
November 1 Financial Aide Night 6:00-7:30pm
November 4 Cougar Foundation Hall of Fame Breakfast  http://www.sahuarocougars.org/
November 15 Future Frosh Night 6:00-8:00pm
Nov 20-Dec 15 Student Surveys of Teachers
December 1 Teacher Self Review Due in My Learning Plan
December 8 Winter Concert Assembly (Assembly II Bell Schedule)
Winter Formal at JCC 8:00-11:30pm
Dec 11-21 2nd Quarter Benchmarks Benchmark
December 13 Winter Concert Auditorium 7:00-9:00pm
December 20 Finals (Final Exam Bell Schedule) No Lunch Services
Periods 1, 3, 5
December 21 Finals (Final Exam Bell Schedule) No Lunch Services
Periods 2, 4, 6

Cougart

Artist Spotlight: Kalena Tyo

Artist Spotlight: Kalena Tyo

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-in-Chief
September 21, 2017

Art is a major part of many of our lives. Wonderful works of art inspire people around the world and all great artists begin as children and teenagers. Kalena Tyo, senior, began her journey through the artistic world in third grade, but she says that she didn't really take it seriously until around 5th and 6th grade. Kalena explains how she believes that "Art is just fun in general," and t...

Sahuaro MIA at U of A Band Day

Sahuaro MIA at U of A Band Day

Samarah Peters, Freshman Liason
September 21, 2017

For the past 38 years, the Sahuaro marching band has attended "Band Day," a the competition held by the U of A. Unfortunately, this year was different. Band Day had been a source of excitement for our marching band, as it made them feel big and special to perform on our university's field. Over 30 teams participated in the tournament to broadcast their skills in front of friends, family, and other...

New Instruments…What’s That?

New Instruments…What’s That?

Amanda Mourelatos, Cougart Co-Editor and Community Builder
September 7, 2017

A snare drum and harness: $700 A new sousaphone: $6,000, The experience of learning to play an instrument: priceless. Being in band, learning and playing a musical instrument, and creating an irreplaceable bond with fellow band geeks is something every kid should have the opportunity to experience. Band is a very expensive activity, and as of right now, Sahuaro does not have the appropriate fund...

Delivering Sahuaro's Cutting Edge News & Saving Trees
Delivering Sahuaro's Cutting Edge News & Saving Trees