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Sahuaro Welcomes Ms. Rossmeissl Back to Theatre Department

Sahuaro Welcomes Ms. Rossmeissl Back to Theatre Department

Autumn Fatovich, Reporter
September 1, 2016
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With the retirement of Geri Wharam, the theater department was left with a huge hole in their hearts. The role has successfully been filled by Ms. Bridget Rossmeissl, an alumnus from Sahuaro. She decided to go to the University of Arizona to be an elementary school teacher, but after running into a former...

The Art of Emily Jonatan

The Art of Emily Jonatan

Frankie Acuña, Reporter
September 1, 2016
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Senior Emily Jonatan creates works that reflect dreamy, yet clear images through animation. Her brush strokes are smooth with the clean lines of her animated figures. Emily designed the portraits above by blocking out the basic shapes of light and color and she then later went in for the details. "I...

Sonoran Hot Dogs

Sonoran Hot Dogs

Samantha Valdez, Reporter
September 1, 2016
Filed under Cougart

Tucson is well-known for many things - John Dillinger was caught here, we have the best sunsets, U of A basketball, and Sonoran dogs. These wonderful creations are wrapped in bacon, grilled perfectly, topped with diced tomatoes, beans, mayonnaise, mustard, and jalapeno salsa.  They are full of flavor...

Make Band Great Again

Make Band Great Again

Daniella Mahler, Reporter
August 23, 2016
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Hilary Engel, Sahuaro's Band Director, strives for success while directing the 2016-2017 Sahuaro Marching Band. Ms. Engel's goals are to unite the ensemble as a family and compete at the State level by November 5th. As the season ramps up, her excitement continues to grow while she sees the creative...

Mrs. Wharam Exits Sahuaro Stage Left

Alex Stone
May 19, 2016
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"It's been a fun ride" - Geri Wharam

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Artist Spotlight: Kiana Kremer

Artist Spotlight: Kiana Kremer

April 7, 2016
Filed under Artist's Den, Cougart

Junior Kiana Lynn Kremer is this week’s artist. She is the President of Art Club, and The Paper Cut got the great opportunity to interview her and ask questions about her amazing skills. Q: How long have you been drawing for? A: I’ve been doodling all my life, but seriously have been wo...

Books vs. Movies (English Teachers Q&A)

Mekayla Phan, Features Editor
April 7, 2016
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“Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different." -Stephen King If you thought the last installment of the Divergent's Trilogy, Allegiant, was bad... Hollywood is still continuing on their literary adapting madness. With the Jungle Book coming out...

Ms. Barnes is TUSD Choir Teacher of the Year

Ms. Barnes is TUSD Choir Teacher of the Year

Mekayla Phan, Features Editor
March 15, 2016
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Student singers from across South Central Arizona auditioned and participated in the Regional Music Festival that was hosted at Sahuaro. It was the best of the best, and Sahuaro's choir did very well. It could all be thanks to our wonderfully talented choir teacher, Mrs. Suzanne Barnes. In only her...

A Chance Interview with Christopher Patterson

A Chance Interview with Christopher Patterson

Mekayla Phan, Features Editor
March 15, 2016
Filed under Cougart, Showcase

"Erik Eleodum is a simple man. He doesn't want to be a hero. He doesn't need fame or fortune. He is content farming his family's homestead in northern Háthgolthane and raising a simple family, like his father, for the rest of his life. In fact, adventure is the last thing on his mind..." -Chance Beg...

Teen Angst Never Dies

Teen Angst Never Dies

Suzza Cole, Creative Contributor
February 11, 2016
Filed under Cougart, The Paw Print

"And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They’re quite aware of what they’re going through.” – David Bowie When you’re a teenager, all you get is words being spewed at you: lectures, advice and pep talks, not to mention you’re...

Four Sahuaro Musicians Go to L.A.

Four Sahuaro Musicians Go to L.A.

Carla Hernandez, Writer/Business Manager
January 28, 2016
Filed under Artist's Den, Cougart

Sahuaro is filled with very talented musicians! During the third week of January, four students from Sahuaro went on a trip to Los Angeles with the Tucson Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. These four students are: Evan Ellingsberg, Sophie Acedo, Matt Bley, and Geoffrey Robertson, accompanied by Mr. Marrs...

Colorful Classrooms

Colorful Classrooms

Abby Latini, News Editor
December 11, 2015
Filed under Cougart

Sitting in a classroom with the boring white walls closing in doesn’t help to prevent the inevitable act of falling asleep. Maybe it would help if the walls were a little more exciting. Language arts teachers, Eva Lange and Shelley Krause, both have walls decorated with paintings by students. ...

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