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Singer Tom Petty Declared Dead

Singer Tom Petty Declared Dead
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABk4ydkiNSM

Jasmine Varelas and Dorian Chase

October 4, 2017


Filed under Cougart

On October 2nd 2017, Tom Petty, lead singer of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, died after having a heart attack Sunday night in his Malibu home. When the ambulance arrived, they found 66 year old Petty unresponsive, and he was declared dead on that day. Just 2 weeks prior, Petty was on his 40th year a...

Join Color Guard

Join Color Guard

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017


Filed under Cougart, Showcase

Everyone in high school looks for a place to belong, whether it be in art, cheer, sports or even math club. It can be rather difficult, so if you're still looking for that one place where you can be yourself, consider joining color guard. As of right now, they only have four members so they could alway...

Future Engineers Go To (i)Space

Future Engineers Go To (i)Space

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017


Filed under Cougart, Showcase

On Thursday, September 14, Ben Davis and twelve of his first and second year engineering students embarked on a journey; they were going to be his first students ever to go to space - iSpace, that is. The iSpace is a "multidisciplinary learning community" that is open to the public. In short, there...

Artist Spotlight: Tina Le

Artist Spotlight: Tina Le

Dorian Chase

September 21, 2017


Filed under Cougart

Tina Le is a seventeen year old senior here at Sahuaro, and she is an artist in every sense of the word. Tina has been drawing since she was little, saying, "I've always enjoyed art since elementary school." Tina explained that art is her passion and has been a really good way to express her ideas...

Artist Spotlight: Kalena Tyo

Artist Spotlight: Kalena Tyo

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2017


Filed under Artist's Den, Cougart

Art is a major part of many of our lives. Wonderful works of art inspire people around the world and all great artists begin as children and teenagers. Kalena Tyo, senior, began her journey through the artistic world in third grade, but she says that she didn't really take it seriously until around 5...

Sahuaro MIA at U of A Band Day

Sahuaro MIA at U of A Band Day

Samarah Peters, Freshman Liason

September 21, 2017


Filed under Cougart

For the past 38 years, the Sahuaro marching band has attended "Band Day," a the competition held by the U of A. Unfortunately, this year was different. Band Day had been a source of excitement for our marching band, as it made them feel big and special to perform on our university's field. Over 30...

New Instruments…What’s That?

New Instruments…What’s That?

Amanda Mourelatos, Cougart Co-Editor and Community Builder

September 7, 2017


Filed under Cougart, Showcase

A snare drum and harness: $700 A new sousaphone: $6,000, The experience of learning to play an instrument: priceless. Being in band, learning and playing a musical instrument, and creating an irreplaceable bond with fellow band geeks is something every kid should have the opportunit...

Freshmen React to First Hall March

Freshmen React to First Hall March

Avery Miller, Cougart Co-editor, Community building Co-editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Cougart, Showcase

Storming the halls with sound - the first hall march kicks off the sports season with a wave of noise and excitement. What better way to kick off the start of a new season than with a hall march? The marching band and the cheerleaders flooded the hallway with school spirit. Every year the students wa...

This I Believe – Donna Bondoc

This I Believe – Donna Bondoc

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-In-Chef

September 5, 2017


Filed under Cougart

Donna Bondoc is a strong believer that friends can absolutely change your life. While all of us have that "bad influence" friend, the creative friend, we also have that one, or few, friends that are there for us whenever we need them. Donna had this realization last year, when she had a tough year...

Seniors Create Mosaic Mural Above 100 Building

Seniors Create Mosaic Mural Above 100 Building

Francisco Acuna

May 22, 2017


Filed under Cougart

Senior artists Madi Baity and Camila Ibarra have certainly left their mark upon Sahuaro.  Camila, who is the artist behind the cougar in the cafeteria, and Madi teamed up for their senior project. "We wanted to leave a legacy behind for our graduating class," said Ibarra. The art project took roughly...

JTED Senior Graduate Jessica Salido

JTED Senior Graduate Jessica Salido

Jocelyn Reeder and Haydee Pedersoli

May 18, 2017


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Jessica Salido is a senior at Sahuaro High School and recently graduated from JTED (Joint Technical Education District). She will graduate with her high school diploma and her CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant). This gives her an opportunity to work side-by-side with a physician and she can...

Lanissa Patterson’s Senior Project: Transcendence Through Art

Lanissa Patterson’s Senior Project: Transcendence Through Art

Alex Stone, Entertainment Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Artist's Den, Cougart

"I learned a lot about existentialism and how that can be portrayed in literature. I learned that things really don"t matter as much as I think they do. I have a long life ahead of me and in the grand scheme of things, some minuscule details are irrelevant." Lanissa Paterson, Sahuaro’s own karate...

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