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Benvenuto to Sahuaro

Benvenuto to Sahuaro

Andrea Valdez, Exchange Student from Italy
Marley Gandee, Reporter September 13, 2021

What makes a teenager leave his home country in the middle of a pandemic to go to school for a semester in Tucson, AZ?  I went to Andrea Valdez, an exchange student from Livingo, Italy to hear it first...

Senior Spotlight - Rhiannon Archer

Senior Spotlight – Rhiannon Archer

Sierra Blaser, Reporter September 13, 2021

Shears and thermal curlers are the favorite beauty tools of senior Rhiannon Archer. This is Rhiannon's second year in JTED with a focus in cosmetology. She spends four hours every day after school learning...

Karyck Donnelly- A Fresh Face

Karyck Donnelly- A Fresh Face

Toge Inumaki, Reporter September 7, 2021

Q: Who are you and what do you like to do? A: Karyck is a freshman who's currently 14-years-old. She is from the Nogales, Arizona area and moved to Tucson 4 years ago, she struggles with math and gets...

Welcoming Teachers With Open Arms - Ms. Millett

Welcoming Teachers With Open Arms – Ms. Millett

Lia Ghirardi, Editor September 3, 2021

One month into the school year, Sahuaro juniors finally have a new teacher,  Rather than doing worksheets every day, the junior class is excited to welcome the newest addition to Sahuaro’s English department,...

Becky Fajardo, the OG, One and Only, GOAT

Becky Fajardo, the OG, One and Only, GOAT

"Be Positive."
Paula Le, Editor September 1, 2021

When you needed ice, Becky was there. When you forgot to stretch your muscles, Becky was scolding you--sort of. When you got a concussion, Becky was around the corner prepared. Becky, known for wearing...

New Guidance To Sahuaro - Mr. Frerking

New Guidance To Sahuaro – Mr. Frerking

Sierra Ayers, Reporter August 31, 2021

Counselors have always been a huge part of the school community. You go to them for schedule changes, credit concerns, advice, to cry, your future even. They're always there to help, and although we don't...

Sahuaro's History Savant Mr. Rogers

Sahuaro’s History Savant Mr. Rogers

Government teacher by day, JFK conspiracist by night.
Mei Dotzler, Editor August 27, 2021

LA Chargers merch adorns his classroom, while he thoroughly explains the legislative and executive branches to his seniors. There's a lot of layers to the government teacher in Room 224. Mr. Rogers is...

Introducing Mr. Griffin: A New Addition to the Math Department

Introducing Mr. Griffin: A New Addition to the Math Department

Gabriel Davidson, Reporter August 27, 2021

A University of Arizona alumni, Mr. Griffin, first became enamored with teaching when reciting his master's oral exam, where his professors convinced him to live the life of an educator.  When asked about...

Pythagorean Theorem Won't Be The Same - Farewell Mr.Holbrook!

Pythagorean Theorem Won’t Be The Same – Farewell Mr.Holbrook!

Lia Ghirardi, Reporter May 25, 2021

Geometry and Algebra and math oh my! But now it's time to say goodbye. Mr.Holbrook is a math teacher here at Sahuaro and his time here has sadly come to an end. Q: When did you first start teaching...

Beth & Conner, Marching Off Into the Sunset

Beth & Conner, Marching Off Into the Sunset

Alexzander (AJ) Braaten, Reporter May 25, 2021

Every year here at The Paper Cut, we like to end off the year by showcasing some of the teachers and seniors who will be leaving us after the year. This school year, especially, we should celebrate  a...

Nathalia in her cap 'n gown!

Nathalia Valdez- Our Beloved Senior

Krystal Orehek, Reporter May 25, 2021

I remember meeting Nat when I was in geometry as a freshman. We had our little table group and helped each other on all the proofs you can imagine. She started convincing me to do track... and suddenly...

Colorado Mesa's Very Own Ronaldo - Lucas Fulginiti

Colorado Mesa’s Very Own Ronaldo – Lucas Fulginiti

Mei Dotzler, Reporter May 24, 2021

Graduating in less than just 2 weeks, Lucas Fulginiti's got it all figured out. With aspirations of making it big, Lucas has been accepted into a Division 2 school called Colorado Mesa University, located...

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