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Senior Profile: Essence Jackson…Miracle Baby

Senior Profile: Essence Jackson…Miracle Baby

Nathalia Valdez, Reporter

September 21, 2018


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Essence is a normal teenager. Like everybody else she can run, walk, jump, and speak. At first sight you would think her whole life she has been perfectly fine, but as a baby Essence had a seizure and died for 6 minutes before she was able to be revived. The doctors said there was nothing that could...

Q&A With Four Math Teachers

Q&A With Four Math Teachers

Samantha Valdez

September 21, 2018


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Q: What is the difference between math and meth? A: One can make your life miserable and the other is a dangerous drug! But seriously...Sahuaro is lucky to have math teachers who know their stuff.  The Paper Cut caught up with four math teachers for a little Q&A session.  They were: Mr. Davis,...

Senior Profile: Autumn Fatovich…NAU Scholarship Recipient

Senior Profile: Autumn Fatovich…NAU Scholarship Recipient

Jocelyn Reeder, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under Cougar Tales, Showcase

When one thinks of Autumn, perhaps the image of spiced cider comes to mind - the actual color of senior, Autumn Fatovich's long hair.   Or maybe Autumn makes you think of cool gentle breezes - which is kind of what it's like when Autumn walks into a room - a break from the heat.  One thing is for sure, Au...

Got Class Spirit?

Got Class Spirit?

Alyssa Urff, Reporter

September 21, 2018


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Christian Gause, a junior at Sahuaro High School, is repping 2020 class spirit with custom shoes that he made himself. Chris made them in honor of graduating next year. He wanted to show school spirit through his art.  He started with purchasing a pair of white Vans Slip-On Skate Shoes.  These shoes have a canvas material that's great for des...

Fresh Face ft. Kailene Figueroa

Fresh Face ft. Kailene Figueroa

Ariela, Fresh Face Editor

September 21, 2018


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Q: Were you nervous coming into high school? A: No, I already knew people who go to Sahuaro and my brother Cito graduated from here last year. Q: What is your goal to complete by the end of the school year? A: I want to graduate with a 4.0 GPA and hopefully get academic or sports scholarships. I p...

Jordan Ford – Wattpad Author

Jordan Ford – Wattpad Author

Jaelen Whitehead, Fine Arts Editor

September 20, 2018


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"It was the same thing every time - a white girl with blonde hair and blue eyes getting the guy of her dreams," Jordan Ford says about the books she read as a child. Jordan Ford loves to write.  As a matter of fact, she recently wrote about her love of writing.  I was given the opportunity to interview Jor...

Behind Every Good Teacher is a Great Teacher’s Aid

Behind Every Good Teacher is a Great Teacher’s Aid

Jamie Beck, Fine Arts Reporter/ Slideshow Reporter

September 20, 2018


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Ms. Hoyt is a teacher in training at Sahuaro High School. Ever since her junior year of high school, she's had an interest in history, saying it's "very exciting". Her mother and sister are both teachers, influencing her interest in teaching. Hoyt is currently a student at the University Of Arizona and...

Senior Spotlight: Brianna Latham

Senior Spotlight: Brianna Latham

Samantha Crowson, Reporter

September 18, 2018


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It's always fun to travel to a new place, see new things and generally experience the culture of a new place. Although some of us may not have the money to go to these places, there are other ways to experience a culture, and one of those ways is Hosting. Brianna Latham has provided the cultural experience...

Fresh Face: Raquel Martinez

Fresh Face: Raquel Martinez

Denise Najera, Reporter

September 18, 2018


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Raquel Martinez. Another Freshman here at Sahuaro. And to her surprise, she finds it to be "Pretty okay". I asked her about how her high school experience has been so far, and what was surprising her most about high school. "Well, what surprised me most was I thought there was going to be a lot more...

Artist Spotlight: Sam Kerr

Artist Spotlight: Sam Kerr

Amanda Mourelatos, Reporter

September 18, 2018


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Freshman Sam Kerr has been creating art since she was around 2 or 3 years old. She works with watercolor, copic markers, pencil sketches, and she's begun to learn about charcoal in art class. Her favorite utensil is a mechanical pencil and her favorite drawing is of 2D from the band Gorillaz. Jamie Hewlet...

Fresh Face: Breanna Seamour

Fresh Face: Breanna Seamour

Jamie Beck, reporter

September 10, 2018


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Q: What surprised you most about high school? A: What surprised me most about entering high school was seeing how many people actually go here. Q: If you could change one thing about Sahuaro what would it be? A: One thing I would change would probably be the lunch lines. I stand in line some...

Mr. Jardini Fun Facts

Mr. Jardini Fun Facts

Jordan Myers, Entertainment Editor

September 10, 2018


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Michael Jardini is a Geometry teacher at Sahuaro High School and here are some fun facts: What's one childish thing that you still do, that you did as a kid? I will doodle on ANYTHING and EVERYTHING. What's a crazy, silly, or fun skill that you have? I am among the 20% of people who can wiggle their ...

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