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Things Your Parents Lied to You About as a Kid

Things Your Parents Lied to You About as a Kid

Rhea Rohr and Jocelyn Reeder

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features

People lie. It's just a hard fact that we have to deal with, but it's even worse when it's our parents. Whether it is the Easter Bunny or "if you make that face again, it will stay that way forever", everyone's parents have given them some form of trust issues. We went around the school at lunch and during...

‘Feminism’ Is Merriam-Webster’s Word of 2017

‘Feminism’ Is Merriam-Webster’s Word of 2017

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features

Feminism noun: the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. The word feminism sparks different feelings and emotions for all of us. Still, even in 2017, it's certainly a hot topic. The Merriam-Webster Twitter account actually reported that "'Feminism' was looked up 70% m...

Arizona Fashion Convention & Beauty Expo

Arizona Fashion Convention & Beauty Expo

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features

On Sunday, November 13, I, along with two other Sahuaro students, participated in the Arizona Fashion Convention and Beauty Expo. This was basically a fashion show where designers could come and display their clothing to an audience of around 50 people. I got involved with this event when my frien...

Celeste Moquin, Fine Arts Aficionado

Celeste Moquin, Fine Arts Aficionado

Connor Fries, News Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features

You may have seen her around Sahuaro, most likely in one of drama's amazing plays or in one of choir's performances. Celeste Moquin, senior, has been involved with almost every fine art class imaginable for the past seven years: choir, band, guitar, drama, and drama club. Her obsession with the...

When Student Becomes Teacher – Tyler Kluck

When Student Becomes Teacher – Tyler Kluck

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

What do Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, and Tyler Kluck all have in common? Very little. However, they are (or were) all martial arts instructors. Senior, Tyler Kluck is a head instructor at the American Institute of Kenpo, and is also a first degree senior advanced black belt. Inspired by Chuck Norris, he...

Honoring Sahuaro’s Veterans

Honoring Sahuaro’s Veterans

Connor Fries, News Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features

There are a total of 18.5 million veterans in the United States who risk their lives for us every single day. Sahuaro is home to eleven of them and we are honored to have each one of them. Steven Cutler is a math teacher and he served bravely in the Army for four years. His favorite memory was...

Welcome Our First-Year Teachers to Sahuaro

Welcome Our First-Year Teachers to Sahuaro

Jocelyn Reeder, Feature Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Being a first-year teacher is not the easiest thing to do. Teachers have to be prepared for anything and everything. At times it can be really hard. Many of them struggle with classroom management, burdened by curricular freedom, and getting used to new working environments. There are currently 16...

Heeeeere’s Johnny

Heeeeere’s Johnny

Jasmine Varelas, Co Editor of A&E and Opinion

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Johnny Kirstein is a 17-year old senior who, on his free time, does something that the most of us wouldn't dare do. He does something that caused him to break his arm. What is it you may ask? Well, Kirstein started practicing parkour and free-running when he was in the 7th grade. Developed from military...

Former Art Teacher Lynn Gregson’s Artsy Home

Former Art Teacher Lynn Gregson’s Artsy Home

Sofia Brouse

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Opportunities in life sometimes boil down to one thing: it's all about who you know. Apparently, former Sahuaro art teacher Lynn Gregson, (who occasionally subs for us), knows the right people. Her "desert chic" home is so beautiful that it is featured in the November 2017 Tucson Lifestyle Magazine...

Sahuaro Welcomes Back Ms. Gantt!

Sahuaro Welcomes Back Ms. Gantt!

Samarah Peters, Freshman Liason

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Sahuaro News

Biology without Ms. Gantt was un-bear-able, but she has finally returned to Sahauro. Ms. Gantt, the teacher with the most seniority - 34 years! - suffered an incident during her trip to Alaska, but is now recovering. On July 28, Ms. Gantt was getting off a boat and onto a dock, when she slipped ...

Best friends – Jarod and Gabe

Best friends – Jarod and Gabe

Abi Nash, A&E and Opinion Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Possibly the most well-known BFF's at Sahuaro High School, Jarod Rappaport and Gabe Perales, let me interview them on their one-of-a-kind friendship. Q: What is something only you know about each other? A: "Plenty, but there's a reason no one else knows." Q: How long have y'all been friends?...

New Drivers Getting Behind the Wheel

New Drivers Getting Behind the Wheel

Avery Miller, Cougart Co-Editor, Community Builder Co-Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Features

Tucson streets are already pretty scary, so adding new drivers to the mix could make it a little more dangerous. Most sophomores are diving into the driver's manual and getting out onto the streets. What tips do they have for when you're preparing to get your permit and face the horror of driving with...

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