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  • December 14Happy Holidays & Happy New Year from The Paper Cut!

  • December 4Spirit week: Monday Dec. 18 is holiday hat and socks day

  • December 4Spirit week: Tuesday Dec. 19 is ugly sweater day

  • December 4Spirit week: Wednesday Dec. 20 is red and white day

  • December 4Spirit week: Thursday Dec. 21 is pajama day

Teachers By Day and Rockers By Night

Teachers By Day and Rockers By Night

Amanda Mourelatos, Co-Editor of Cougart and Community Builder

December 14, 2017


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What's that? Some of Sahuaro's teachers made a band? You heard me right. I walked into the band room one Saturday morning for a band competition and there was a group of teachers simply having a jam session. The band consists of math teachers Andrew Christian on bass and Dan Wells on rhythm guitar, former...

Fine Arts Gets Sahuaro in the Mood for the Holidays

Fine Arts Gets Sahuaro in the Mood for the Holidays

Jasmine Varelas, Co Editor of A&E and Opinion

December 14, 2017


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On Friday, December 8, 2017 between 9:05-10am and 10:05-11am - depending on which Winter Assembly you attended - all of Sahuaro came together to appreciate the amazing talents of our fellow Cougar musicians. Orchestra, band, guitar, choir, and jazz band all showcased their talents. For Josh Bell and Max ...

Winter Formal, a Winter Wonderland

Winter Formal, a Winter Wonderland

Abi Nash

December 14, 2017


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Winter Wonderland was held at the Jewish Community Center under the hour of 8:00 pm. Most of the girls waltzed in, covered in gowns, body-con dresses, high-low dresses and everything in between, while others strutted in blazers, suits, and bow-ties. Sparkles, ruffles, lace, and satin textures painted...

Artist Spotlight: Samantha Crowson

Artist Spotlight: Samantha Crowson

Jocelyn Reeder, Feature Editor

November 29, 2017


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Art is a daily part of our lives. Art is all around us, and it comes in many different forms. You can paint, draw, sculpt, and so much more. Samantha Crowson is a junior at Sahuaro and loves to draw. She got really into art when she was a kid, and has been practicing ever since. Samantha took Mr. Long's...

And the Award Goes To…

And the Award Goes To…

Amanda Mourelatos, Co-Editor of Cougart and Community Builder

November 29, 2017


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Recently, fifteen advanced drama students competed in a state festival in Phoenix. Shoutouts to Tyler Petri, Macy Sigafus, and Ivory Bacy for their successes! Tyler Petri, a fellow senior at Sahuaro, went head-to-head with 80 to 100 other drama students his age. "I think it went really well. We didn't hav...

Night of One Acts

Night of One Acts

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017


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On November 30th and December 1st, our wonderful drama program will be having two one act plays in the Little Theater. The two plays will be "!Artistic Inspiration" as well as "The Internet is Distract- Oh Look a Kitten!" Their show will begin at 7:00 pm, so make sure to show up around 6:30 pm to grab...

How It Feels to Be Latina Me

How It Feels to Be Latina Me

Jasmine Varelas, Opinion and A&E Co Editor

November 22, 2017


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I am Latina, but my skin is fair and sprinkled with freckles, unlike my fellow Mexicanos/Mexicanas  whose skin is rich mocha; I also may be the only Latina who can't dance. I discovered this newfound patriarchy towards my motherland when this feather headed orange chicken  ,stirred up hatred towards my peopl...

Godzilla Hits Sahuaro

Godzilla Hits Sahuaro

Deartis Mason, Sports Recorder

November 9, 2017


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Godzilla - an enormous, destructive, prehistoric sea monster awakened and empowered by nuclear radiation. With the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki still fresh in the Japanese consciousness, Godzilla was conceived as a metaphor for nuclear weapons. That's pretty cool, right?  Also if you s...

Brandon Dasso and The Great Citizens

Brandon Dasso and The Great Citizens

Dorian Chase, News Co-Editor and Production

November 9, 2017


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The guitar. It is his "passion", his "hobby", his "everything." It's how he expresses himself by practicing and listening to music, as well as helping others express how they feel through this musical medium. Brandon Dasso is an 18-year-old SHS senior.  You may know Brandon as the kid who rocked the...

Marching Band Championship: Veteran’s Day Vexation

Marching Band Championship: Veteran’s Day Vexation

Amanda Mourelatos, Co-Editor of Cougart and Community Builder

November 7, 2017


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The marching band season is quickly coming to an end, and that means that the championships are right around the corner. The only problem is championships just so happen to be on a very important holiday: Veteran's Day. This day includes several events that honor the men and women who have served for...

Tangy and Tasty; Sahuaro’s Advanced Culinary Class

Tangy and Tasty; Sahuaro’s Advanced Culinary Class

Amanda Mourelatos, Co-Editor of Cougart and Community Builder

October 25, 2017


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I took a visit down to Mr. Raemaker's advanced cooking class on Tuesday, October 3rd, to see just how skilled the advanced culinary class is. This class consists of advanced chefs that learn all there is to know about cooking techniques. The chefs cook all sorts of different foods with the proper skills...

Debating On A Club? Perfect For The Debate Team!

Debating On A Club? Perfect For The Debate Team!

Samarah Peters, Freshman Liason

October 24, 2017


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There are only three Speech and Debate teams in all of Tucson, and only one in TUSD - Sahuaro's Speech and Debate Team, led by Mrs. Hughes and Mr. Robinson.  That's a big deal. Being on the debate team is extremely helpful for people who are working on the fine art of talking in front of people....

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