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Dogs That Serve

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Alais Alzaga, Media Arts Editor

May 17, 2020

Service dogs. What is it like to train a service dog? What is the process? What are service dogs used for? Service dogs can be trained and used for many purposes. This can include, anxiety, PTSD, autism, diabetes, sight dogs, and other impairments or psychological disorders. It is important to hav...

Flinn Scholar, Christina Niyigena

Flinn Scholar, Christina Niyigena

Dacey Cervantes, Senior Spotlight Editor

May 11, 2020

The Flinn Scholarship, a merit-based award for Arizona high-school seniors, covers the full cost of tuition, mandatory fees, housing, meals, and a myriad of exclusive opportunities—a package valued at more than $120,000.  A record 1,014 students applied for the 2020 Flinn Scholarship.  A record 1,0...

Happy Nurses Week!

Happy Nurses Week!

Alais Alzaga, Media Arts Editor

May 8, 2020

During this time of crisis many are realizing the importance of these heroes, nurses. Nurses have always been our heroes, giving hope and saving lives, that's why this week honors them. Nurses week has been recognized since October of 1954. So, I have interviewed two nurses to learn more about their...

Local Helper, Mr. Davis

Mr. Davis delivering a box of face shields he made

Amanda Mourelatos, Editor in Chief

May 4, 2020

Around the world, everyone is lacking face masks and needed protective medical gear. Hospitals are struggling to find the supplies they need to help their patients and stay safe in the process. Luckily, there are many local heroes doing their best to change that. One of our local heroes is Mr. Benjamin...

Congrats Isabella Hoy

Congrats Isabella Hoy

Gabriella Jamerson, Foreign Correspondent

May 4, 2020

Isabella Hoy, a local senior at Sahuaro, was awarded the Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency. This award takes hard work and dedication regarding the arts. This is a rewarding seal that requires a grade B or up in their fine arts courses, at least 20 hours of Extra Curricular Hours (related to the ...

Mrs. Hughes’ 25-Year Legacy Comes to a Close

Mrs. Hughes' 25-Year Legacy Comes to a Close

Alais Alzaga, Media Arts Editor

April 26, 2020

After teaching for 25 years Mrs. Megan Hughes is retiring. Mrs. Hughes began her teaching career at Sahuaro in 1995 after she had recently gotten married that May to her husband and fellow TUSD teacher, Lance. She said, "It was perfect timing...I began my career at Sahuaro as Mrs. Hughes and didn't...

Mental Health Awareness Month – Students Speak Out

Mental Health Awareness Month - Students Speak Out

Gabriella Jamerson, Foreign Correspondent

April 24, 2020

May is Mental Health awareness month, so to recognize its importance, I've asked a couple of Cougars how they get through tough times in life dealing with mental illness.   "When I was 14 I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety. Two years later I went to see a psychiatrist and was diagnosed ...

My Second Day of Senior Year…Until Now

My Second Day of Senior Year...Until Now

Gabriella Jamerson, Foreign Correspondent

April 24, 2020

I watch as my mom makes a U-turn towards me in her large black Yukon, the scratches my nephew drew with a rock still on the doors from this summer. I get into the front passenger seat. Already I can hear my nephews and niece in the backseats. One is busy watching a movie on the car monitor, the younger...

Overcoming Allstate Cancellation

Overcoming Allstate Cancellation

Michael Gilding

April 21, 2020

Something happened recently, that demonstrates my resilience. It was the cancelation of AMEA Allstate auditions and performance, because of the coronavirus. I worked so hard and was first chair and concert master for the AMEA South-Central Regional Band this year. I tutored one hour every day and practiced...

In The Name of Quarantine, Let’s Have a Talk…

In The Name of Quarantine, Let's Have a Talk...

Nathalia Valdez, Associate Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2020

As my long brown hair cascaded over my... no  no, let me try again, as my long- oops once again WRONG. That's right I cut it off, shoulder length, and no professional help. Quarantine got the best of me. The only looks I gets are of disapproval from my mom; my dad on the other hand hasn't even noticed...

The Uninvited Guest

The Uninvited Guest

Megan Hughes, Contributor

April 20, 2020

You come in March and stay for months like an uninvited guest A bully we can't escape ruining our beautiful, temperate days unending ubiquitous unrelenting a 4-letter word WIND

My Favorite Albums Made Into a Poem About Senior Year

My Favorite Albums Made Into a Poem About Senior Year

Jordan Ford, Opinion Editor

April 8, 2020

Senior year felt almost “Handwritten” throughout the year I felt so “Wiped out” with all of the things we needed to achieve. Though there was “Beauty Behind the Madness” throughout the craziness of senior year. I was ready to say “Thank u, Next” to all my teachers and admin...

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