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Alex Thwaits: Women’s Day Senior Spotlight

Alex Thwaits: Women’s Day Senior Spotlight

Emma Walrath, Editor in Chief

March 11, 2020

The STEM field is predominately male, with an overwhelming 87% majority. Alex Thwaits, Sahuaro senior, is a part of the 13% of females in STEM-related programs swimming against the current. When Alex Thwaits joined Mr. Davis' engineering class sophomore year, she was the only girl. Alex has been here...

Sheree Greenberg: Aspiring Linguist

Sheree Greenberg: Aspiring Linguist

Mariana Flores, Beat Investigator

March 10, 2020

Sheree Greenburg is not your typical person at Sahuaro. If you do see her, you might hear her speaking in a different language. If you are one of her teachers like Mr. Davies, you would know that she writes her name in a different language, which she calls her signature. Meet Sheree Greenberg, another memb...

Samantha Valdez: She Didn’t Choose The Pug Life, The Pug Life Chose Her

Samantha Valdez: She Didn’t Choose The Pug Life, The Pug Life Chose Her

Nathalia Valdez, Associate-Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

Working all weekend, back-to-back classes, and tons of homework is nothing new to Samantha Valdez, senior at Sahuaro High School. For the past two years she has been attending Pima JTED's Veterinary Science program. She admits the program has given her the hardest challenges in her life, but it has been...

Artist Spotlight: Maria Cooperstein

Artist Spotlight: Maria Cooperstein

Brendon Davis, Beat Investigator

February 27, 2020

Since she was little, Maria Cooperstein, sophomore, has been great at creating traditional art. Everything she creates is made with just a pencil and paper, but in the future she'd like to try digital drawing.  She enjoys drawing characters for her stories and random characters she can think of,...

Mosaic Turner’s Syndrome

Mosaic Turner’s Syndrome

Brendon Davis, Beat Investgator

February 19, 2020

Being born missing part of one of your X chromosomes can be stressful and hard for a young girl, and her parents as well. It comes with many different symptoms and a profusion of medical bills. My sister, Cheyenne, ended up with this disorder. She only has an acute version of it where she is only missing...

Fresh Face Ft Mia Smalling

Fresh Face Ft Mia Smalling

Alorah Leinenbach, Beat Investigator

February 18, 2020

Q:Since you have been in high school for a while, what do you think of it? A:It’s pretty cool because it’s really open and there is a lot of freedom. Q:Is there anything you wish you could change about the school? A:How much trash there is around the school. It’s pretty disgusting. ...

Sahuaro Alum Alex Verdugo is Making Waves in the MLB

Sahuaro Alum Alex Verdugo is Making Waves in the MLB

Calvin Mueller, Headline News Editor

February 17, 2020

Lives being ripped apart, raging fans with pitchforks, this is the reality of the business of baseball. In the most recent case, the Boston Red Sox came under scrutiny by trading their star player, Mookie Betts, to the Los Angeles Dodgers. This isn’t the first time the franchise from Boston tra...

Fresh Face Ft. Samantha Peterson

Fresh Face Ft. Samantha Peterson

Alexis Bitnar, Fresh Face Editor

February 17, 2020

Samantha is a freshman here at Sahuaro and she is still finding her way around high school. Q: What your favorite class? A: "My favorite class is, culinary" Q: How is your freshman year so far? A: "My freshman year is good and so far just successful" Q: How do you like Sahuaro? A: "I actuall...

Don’t Do the Don’ts on Dates!

Don’t Do the Don’ts on Dates!

Jordan Myers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

Oh, dating...the butterflies, the excitement, and the romance. But also the fear and heartbreak that leaves you bed-ridden and humiliated. Since Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, I think we all know what that means...horrible date memories are about to be made all over again. So why not prep...

Highschool Sweethearts

Highschool Sweethearts

Hope Emmett, Contributor

February 14, 2020

Has a bad end to a relationship ever left you wondering why you decided to do it? Relationships are a delicate topic for every age group, but our high school years tend to be overlooked. The many months we spend with one person are deemed useless and unimportant so quickly. Teens are considered naive...

Heartbreak and Road to Recovery

Heartbreak and Road to Recovery

Jenna Timms, contributor

February 14, 2020

Everybody can remember that time in highschool when they thought they would never get over that person that broke their heart into a million pieces. Not trying to sound like a motivational speaker or anything, but this won’t last forever and you will be okay. The world will not end because of an ended...

Eric Monjue Foiryolo – It’s All in a Name

Eric Monjue Foiryolo – It’s All in a Name

Nathalia Valdez, Associate Editor-In-Cheif

February 6, 2020

"My name is Eric Foiryolo and I have been in this country for 6 years." Eric, a junior, is originally from a small village in Liberia called Montserrado. When Eric first came to America, he got to pick his own name. "I think the name Eric is an easy name to pronounce," he says with a mouth full of Ramen...

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