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On to the Next Adventure: Ms. Saldutti Retires

On to the Next Adventure: Ms. Saldutti Retires

Marley Gandee May 13, 2024

As the end of the school year wraps up, so does the job of Ms. Paula Saldutti as she retires from her 19 years of work at Sahuaro. If you don't know Ms. Paula, she is one of the most crucial players in...

Domo Arigato, Mrs. Ribaudo

Domo Arigato, Mrs. Ribaudo

Montana Poe, reporter May 12, 2024

It's not a goodbye forever, just for now to one of Sahuaro's wonderful PE teachers - Susie Ribaudo. Though she has been a teacher at Sahuaro for the last eight years, she was originally a middle school...

Seniors with the Most School Spirit

Seniors with the Most School Spirit

Cayle Callahan, Reporter May 12, 2024

  In the female category, our winner for the School Spirit senior superlative is Angelica Gutierrez. Angelica loves to participate in our school spirit weeks. Her favorite and what won her some...

A New Chapter: Mrs. Fricks Departure From Sahuaro

A New Chapter: Mrs. Fricks’ Departure From Sahuaro

Tatum Crawford, Editor May 12, 2024

Mrs. Fricks, an exceptional education teacher at Sahuaro High School, is bidding her farewell at the end of this school year. As she prepares to start a new chapter of her life in Colorado with her family,...

We Wish You Well, Mr. Wells!

We Wish You Well, Mr. Wells!

Nya Brown, Reporter May 12, 2024

Sahuaro salutes math teacher, Dan Wells, who after serving in the United States Air Force for over 20 years, served Sahuaro for an additional 20+years, positively impacting staff and students wherever...

Saying Goodbye to Mr. Rutherford

Saying Goodbye to Mr. Rutherford

Se'Kara Reed, Editor May 11, 2024

When the end of a school year inevitably comes around, there are a lot of goodbyes and well-wishes to send out. We say goodbye to the seniors and the teachers who are ready to enter into the next chapter...

A Hard Farewell to our Band Teacher: Mr. Schmidgall

A Hard Farewell to our Band Teacher: Mr. Schmidgall

Cayle Callahan, Reporter May 11, 2024

It is however that with heavy hearts Mr. Schmidgall parts ways with Sahuaro after the end of this school year to teach 5th-8th grade band. Mr. Schmidgall was welcomed by our school in 2022 after many false...

Once a Cougar Always a Cougar: Steven G. Flanders

Once a Cougar Always a Cougar: Steven G. Flanders

Cayle Callahan, Reporter May 9, 2024

My grandpa, Steven Flanders, was in the eighth senior class at Sahuaro High School. He would have graduated in the class of 1976 if the principal at the time didn't expel him. Despite being kicked out...

This I Believe: Physics is the Key to our World

This I Believe: Physics is the Key to our World

Harry Barsiwal, Contributor May 2, 2024

Harry Barsiwal, a sophomore at Sahuaro, was inspired to write about physics because he is deeply captivated by the world of science and all it has to offer him. He aspires to go into the scientific field...

A Story of Human Perseverance: Benite Luhando

A Story of Human Perseverance: Benite Luhando

Marley Gandee, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2024

I have found few people to be more inspiring than Benite Luhando, a senior at Sahuaro who has more perseverance in one day than most people have in their whole lives combined. Benite was born in the Democratic...

10 Ways To Study: 2024

10 Ways To Study: 2024

April 19, 2024

Studying. The vast majority of students anywhere hate it for one reason or another, but (almost) all of us do it so we can get a good grade. So for those of you who hate it or find it challenging, read...

The Musical Journey of Rebecca Martinez

The Musical Journey of Rebecca Martinez

Tatum Crawford, Editor April 15, 2024

Within the harmonies of the violin, Rebecca Martinez, a junior at Sahuaro, shares how violin and being in the orchestra have played an important role in her life. Rebecca's journey in orchestra began because...

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