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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...

Phony Tonys – Theatre’s End Of The Year Award Show

Phony Tonys – Theatre’s End Of The Year Award Show

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
May 18, 2017
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The Phony Tonys, much like the real Tony Awards, is an awards ceremony and showcase for the senior thespians at Sahuaro. This tradition carried on even though there is a new teacher, Ms. Rossmeissl.  Michael Accurso and Michelle Miller had the grand opportunity to be the hosts of the night. They performed as...

Lylah Fields’s Senior Project: Singing her way to Success

Lylah Fields’s Senior Project: Singing her way to Success

Matt Brown, Reporter
May 18, 2017
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For Lylah Fields'  senior project for Ms. Krause, she composed a 4-song classical music album that she intends to use for her application into the Opera program at the University of Arizona. Lylah's  wanted to make her repertoire more diverse and her acceptance rate higher. She's been working on it...

Prom 2017

Prom 2017

Nora Thompson, Cougart Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under Cougart

Prom is one of those events that most seniors look forward to all year long. It's a dazzling display of fancy dresses and extravagance. This year's prom was no different  - students (and teachers) all poured into Skyline Country Club for A Night in Disguise... even though very few people actually particip...

Thank you Sahuaro Teachers

Thank you Sahuaro Teachers

Jessica Salido, Creative Contributor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Cougart

Success does not come by choice. It comes with hard work and dedication Not only from the student But from the teachers Who encourage, commit, and support you. I am thankful For those teachers Who see our desire To grow and expand In our knowledge Those amazing teachers Who share their gifts Those amazin...

Teen Take on Travel

Teen Take on Travel

Laynie Tharp, Creative Contributor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Cougart

“Personally, I was worried about my money situation. I was nervous that something would come up with the bank while I was gone, and I wouldn’t be able to enjoy myself and bring back souvenirs and stuff,” said eighteen-year-old Jaden Walker when I asked him about his biggest concerns before leaving...

The Class That Lets You Eat Biscuits and Play With Legos

The Class That Lets You Eat Biscuits and Play With Legos

Vince Dame, Creative Contributor
April 27, 2017
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No native student can deny that Sahuaro is home to a bounty of rare and special classes. We are one of only two schools in Tucson to have a driving simulator, an auto shop run by one of the most experienced mechanics in the state of Arizona, and plenty of AP courses for the intellectuals. But there is...

English vs. Math At Last School Assembly

English vs. Math At Last School Assembly

Samantha Valdez, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Cougart

At first, few students were aware of the chaos that was about to go down. Both English and Math departments faced down against each other at the last school assembly, singing a 90's song of their choice. But as soon as the English department started Will Smith's "The Fresh Prince of Bell Air", the crowd...

Fresh Face: Meet Marixa Zazueta-Switzer

Fresh Face: Meet Marixa Zazueta-Switzer

Jacob Hernandez, Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Cougart

Marixa Zazueta-Switzer comes to Sahuaro from Magee Middle School. Right now she is on the Debate team, in the Drama club, and she volunteers. Marixa likes to write on her free time. With thousands of followers, she writes on a website called Wattpad, an online reading and writing community. She writes...

Come Join the Young Authors Club!

Come Join the Young Authors Club!

Jessica Luna, Associate-Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2017
Filed under Cougart

Love to write? Have a passion for reading? Come down to join Sahuaro's new Young Authors Club  every Monday in Room 315 from 3:20 - 4:15 p.m after school.  The club is a place where you will have all the freedom to write anything you wish in a warm - welcoming environment. Anything you write in this c...

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