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  • May 18Senior breakfast Thursday May 24 at 8 am

  • May 18Senior grades due Tuesday May 22

  • May 17Senior sunset Tuesday May 22 at 6:45 pm

  • May 7Final Exams: 5/23 Period 2/4/6; 5/24 Periods 1/3/5

  • May 7May 18 All-School Picnic - Bring money

Sahuaro Bops to the Top with High School Musical Play

Sahuaro Bops to the Top with High School Musical Play

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018


Filed under Features

Yes, that's right. Sahuaro High School is putting on our own take of the early-2000s hit: High School Musical. The understudy performance was on Thursday, April 26, and it was a success! The dialogue was witty and well-scripted, and there were even a few new songs thrown in. You'll be singing along...

Sahuaro Says Goodbye To Six Staff Members

Sahuaro Says Goodbye To Six Staff Members

Connor Fries, News Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This year six staff members have announced their departure from Sahuaro: Social Studies teacher Mr. Kornmuller, English teacher Mrs. Bouchard, CTE teacher Ms. Depugh, Librarian Mrs. Dillon, CTE teacher and Yearbook sponsor Mr. Halfmann, and Exceptional Ed teacher Mr. Goitia. While Sahuaro will miss them...

James Posey Interview

James Posey Interview

Aries Robles, Contributor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Junior Aries Robles gets inspiration on a career path from an assignment for Mr. Robinson's class  - interview someone with chose career path. She chose to write about her boyfriend, who is going into the army.  He inspired her because he knows what he wants to do and she was not so sure yet. "He ins...

Speech and Debate Team Victorious!

Speech and Debate Team Victorious!

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2018


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Throughout the month of March, Sahuaro's Speech and Debate team competed in two different tournaments. March 2nd and 3rd, they attended the Southwest Speech and Debate Institute Tournament in Scottsdale. Contrary to many other competitions, each student was only allowed to participate in one event....

Liam Olauson Goes Sugar Free

Liam Olauson Goes Sugar Free

Deartis Mason, Sports Recorder

April 6, 2018


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Imagine a life with no sweets, in fact, no sugar at all.  Well, for the past seven months senior Liam Olauson eliminated all candy, cake, cookies, ice-cream, and everything sugary from his diet.  Why, you might ask? has been eating so sweets at all for at least seven months and he likes it. The reason...

Students Voice Safety Concerns During National Walkout

Students Voice Safety Concerns During National Walkout

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Sahuaro News

"School should not be a place where we learn to run from bullets," said senior Kyle Slagle. On March 14th at 10:00 am, hundreds of Sahuaro students packed into the auditorium to protest lack of gun control and security, and honor the memory of the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School....

Sahuaro Teachers – Thoughts On School Shootings

Sahuaro Teachers – Thoughts On School Shootings

Jasmine Varelas, Co Editor of A&E and Opinion

March 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

After the shooting in Florida, teachers everywhere are concerned about their safety and the safety of their students. The day after the shooting, EVERY one of my teachers were talking to us about their opinions on the safety and the lack of safety that Sahuaro has. My math teacher told us that he...

Alyssa Urff – Outspoken Writer Wins Essay Competition

Alyssa Urff – Outspoken Writer Wins Essay Competition

Avery Miller, Cougart Editor, Community Builder

March 13, 2018


Filed under Features

Alyssa Urff, sophomore, had no idea that she was going to be presented an award when she sat down at the computer to start writing her persuasive essay about "Why Parks Need People". During the middle of February, her Honors English teacher received an email about a young authors competition and decided...

Sahuaro Welcomes Ms. Trujillo & Ms. Hubbard!

Sahuaro Welcomes Ms. Trujillo & Ms. Hubbard!

Connor Fries, News Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features

With open arms, Sahuaro has been welcoming a plethora of new teachers this year. Among those new teachers are Ms. Trujillo and Ms. Hubbard, both first-year science teachers, teaching anatomy and physiology in the lower-100 building. She looks young enough to be a student, and at just 5 feet tall,...

Sahuaro Students Learn History Through Hamilton Performance

Sahuaro Students Learn History Through Hamilton Performance

Dorian Chase, News Co-Editor and Production

March 6, 2018


Filed under Features

In February, members of Social Studies teachers, Mrs. Stevenson and Mrs. Martinez's classrooms, were given the opportunity to see the extremely popular play, Hamilton. Mrs. Stevenson and Ms. Martinez won a contest held by the Gilder Lehrman Foundation to see the play in the ASU Gammage Auditorium (one...

My Entire Paycheck Goes Towards…

My Entire Paycheck Goes Towards…

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features

Everyone looks forward to the end of the week when they receive their paycheck, even though most of the money will probably go towards bills, insurance, food, etc. While these things are necessities and are important to have, sometimes we just want to spend our cash on a new TV or some new clothes. ...

Sammi Peterson Receives VA Scholarship for Volunteer Service

Sammi Peterson Receives VA Scholarship for Volunteer Service

Amanda Mourelatos, Editor of A&E and Community Builder

February 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

You've probably seen senior Sammi Peterson performing in band or getting us into the Cougar spirit before a game or assembly. You probably didn't know, however, that Sammi received a scholarship from the Veterans Affairs Hospital, otherwise known as the VA Hospital, and Sammi is the 3rd person in...

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