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“A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius” by Dave Eggers Reviewed

“A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius” by Dave Eggers Reviewed

Hailey Alfaro, Creative Contributor
February 9, 2017
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Review by Hailey Alfaro, junior  Despite the fact that Eggers was writing a story about his life, he was also making fun of the accepted form of memoir writing. Eggers leaves nothing untouched in his book, including the copyright page which says "This is a work of fiction". He continues to explain that,...

Register for CTE Electives for 2017-2018

Register for CTE Electives for 2017-2018

Giselle Enriquez, Editor-In-Chief
January 26, 2017
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It's that time of the year again where students can enroll in courses for their future 2017-2018 schedule. Sahuaro offers an impressive array Career and Technical Education courses, anywhere from Culinary Arts to the Fundamentals of Sports Medicine. Read on to discover classes that can turn into careers,...

Information About Fine Arts Credits Offered for 2017-2018

Information About Fine Arts Credits Offered for 2017-2018

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
January 26, 2017
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Here at Sahuaro, we the students and faculty, take great pride in our Fine Arts programs.  Whether you want to learn to play various instruments, sing, draw or act there are classes that fit your skill level. Art: Sahuaro offers beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes. You learn to paint,...

Tinkers and Art Club Team Up to Repair Sahuaro

Tinkers and Art Club Team Up to Repair Sahuaro

Mekayla Phan, Fetures Editor
January 26, 2017
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Sahuaro's newly-formed Tinkers Club is unlike any club we've had here before. Student "tinkers" learn real-life skills under the tutelage of handy-man/math teacher, "Mr. Fix-it" himself, Mr. Andy Christian. Repairing a leaky faucet, fixing a dilapidated desk. and even dry-walling techniques are put into ...

Senior Q&A with Lylah Field

Senior Q&A with Lylah Field

Jacob Hernandez, Reporter
January 26, 2017
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Q: What has been your best memory at Sahuaro? A: Making it into the Arizona All-State Choir under the direction of Ms. Barnes. Q: How was the Arizona All-State Choir? A: The All-State Choir was a phenomenal experience. I got to work with a professor from Temple University of Pennsylvania and...

Artist Spotlight: Elizabeth Grijalva

Artist Spotlight: Elizabeth Grijalva

Sidney Moyers, Reporter
January 26, 2017
Filed under Artist's Den, Cougart

"Honestly, the amount of sketches required for an art project is unbelievable. That, and the many eraser shavings," said the very talented junior, Elizabeth Grijalva. Like many of us, she would draw occasionally as a kid, but she didn't really take it seriously until her freshman year, when she took...

Thespians Put On Annual Winter Showcase

Thespians Put On Annual Winter Showcase

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
December 16, 2016
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The traditional motivational speech is over. Rossmeissl goes on the main stage, talks to the audience and with the last words, "I hope you enjoy the shows," it's show time. This Winter Showcase was put on by the beginning, intermediate, and advanced theatre programs. The December performance at Sahuaro...

Artist Spotlight: Caitlin Cruz

Artist Spotlight: Caitlin Cruz

Sidney Moyers, Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Artist's Den, Cougart

Caitlin Cruz is a seventeen-year-old junior who loves drawing and has been in art class for the past two years. She began her artistic journey at the age of nine because at the time, she didn't have a TV or anything else to keep her busy throughout the day. Caitlin has continued her artistic...

Thespian Superiors

Thespian Superiors

Mekayla Phan, Features Editor
December 16, 2016
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"Our performance made people cry, and that was exciting," senior Nora Thompson says of the duo-scene she and fellow-senior Michael Accurso performed. On November 18-19th, Thompson and Accurso went to the Arizona Thespian Festival at the Phoenix Convention Center and won Superiors for their amazing scene...

Holiday Gifts That Should Have Been Returned

Holiday Gifts That Should Have Been Returned

Mekayla Phan and Creative contributors
December 16, 2016
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Stories of unforgettable bad Christmas gifts that Sahuaro Cougars have received in the past. Students Sophomore Samantha Crowson- "Back in elementary school, I received this gift as a secret Santa thing. They were all broken in half color pencils in a plastic bag. I ended up throwing them away....

This I Believe, Showers Are The Greatest Remedy

This I Believe, Showers Are The Greatest Remedy

Giselle Enriquez, Editor-In-Chief
December 16, 2016
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We all start off with baths. We all do. Our guardian teaches us how to properly wash our bodies and hair, taking extra precautions so no shampoo falls into our eye sockets, even though in one out of every five baths, our innocent minds got to enjoy the stinging hell-like sensation of soap in our eyes....

Merr-Oreo Christmas

Merr-Oreo Christmas

December 16, 2016
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When Christmas time rolls around, it seems like it's a mess getting things for everyone on your list. You spend a ton of money and then you're broke until the next year, but maybe you don't have to be. This year you can try something new and all you need are some Oreos and a few simple ingredients. The...

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