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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

Q &A with Valedictorian Contenders of 2017-2018

Q &A with Valedictorian Contenders of 2017-2018

Bethany Seal, Sports Editor

May 18, 2018


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It's a coveted title - valedictorian.  But how exactly do high schools choose valedictorians? The valedictorian is the student in our class who has the highest GPA, but GPA can be measured on more than one scale. Sahuaro use weighted GPAs, meaning students in higher level classes can earn higher GPAs,...

Tradition of Excellence – Honors & Awards Recipients 2018

Tradition of Excellence – Honors & Awards Recipients 2018

May 17, 2018


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Sahuaro students, families, and staff gathered in Egbert Auditorium on Tuesday night to recognize students for their scholarships, achievements, awards, and honors they earned. Greetings and Pledge Opening Music...…………………………………... Sahuaro Orchestra Student Body President ...

Amy Porter – Animal Fashion Designer

Amy Porter – Animal Fashion Designer

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018


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Everyone wants to look their best when it comes to their clothing, which is probably why we're willing to spend $60 on shoes. Deciding that the option of Gucci clothes should be inclusive for the animal kingdom, senior Amy Porter whipped out her sewing machine to make clothes for her pets for her sen...

Plants Sit Down to Dinner – VJ Evans’s Senior Project

Plants Sit Down to Dinner – VJ Evans’s Senior Project

Avery Miller, Cougart Editor and Community Builder

May 16, 2018


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Virgil Wayne (VJ) Evans Jr. had the idea to make planting tables for his Eagle Scout project, the biggest and final project in Boy Scouts, but it grew into not only his Eagle Project, but also his Senior Project. Evans came up with the idea to make planting tables when his Boy Scout leader introduced...

Isaiah McAuley Releases an EP

Isaiah McAuley Releases an EP

Dorian Chase, News Co-Editor and Production

May 16, 2018


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Isaiah McAuley, an 18-year-old senior at Sahuaro, did something truly unique for his senior project in Ms. Krause's senior AP English class. Isaiah released an extended play album entitled "Summer Tsunami" styled after Chance the Rapper's distinct artistic flair in the rap genre. "I was gonna do it with...

Shaundiin’s TJI Experience

Shaundiin’s TJI Experience

Amanda Mourelatos, Editor of A&E and Community Builder

May 16, 2018


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Shaundiin Smith, a graduating senior at Sahauro, got the once in a lifetime opportunity to travel with her band from Tucson Jazz Institute (TJI) to New York. There were 30 musicians who went and competed in the Essentially Ellington competition; TJI placed 3rd out of 15 different bands who attended...

Taylor Kemp Explores Her Culture For Senior Project

Taylor Kemp Explores Her Culture For Senior Project

Connor Fries, News Editor

May 15, 2018


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Taylor Kemp sought to do something different for her senior project. Rather than learning a new skill, she instead decided to learn more about her culture. Taylor, along with 18 other students, visited historical black colleges and monuments around the country with a program through TUSD that only ...

Alanna Burke Senior Project: Teddy Bears For Comfort

Alanna Burke Senior Project: Teddy Bears For Comfort

Jocelyn Reeder, Feature Editor

May 14, 2018


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We all have fond memories of teddy bears, whether it's was dragging them by the ear wherever we went or getting tucked into bed at night with them.  Alanna Burke decided to make teddy bears for her senior project. While many seniors went through countless ideas before settling on something, this w...

Shout-Outs to Staff from Class of 2018!!!

Shout-Outs to Staff from Class of 2018!!!

May 14, 2018


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Abigale Nash will be attending Lamar University. Mr. Shingler: Thank you for being my mentor since I was 13, wish you the best! Alec Nguyen will be attending Pima. Alexa Cramer will be attending Pima. Ms. Krause and Ms. Stevenson: Krause is the nicest, empathetic teacher I know. Stevenson is th...

Matt Brown DJs Downtown

Matt Brown DJs Downtown

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2018


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On Friday, May 4, for Matt Brown-Pazmino's senior project, he decided to book a gig at The Schoolhouse of Rock to DJ an EDM/rap show. He was preceded by The Great Citizens and Woodro, both musical artists originating from Sahuaro. The audience consisted of mostly Sahuaro students. This was Matt's...

Cassidy Ratzan: The Seamstress Queen

Cassidy Ratzan: The Seamstress Queen

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


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Prom is a night to remember. You're able to dance with your significant other, take photos with your friends, and admire all of the fancy suits and gowns of your classmates. But after adding up all of the costs of tickets, dinner, and attire, it can get pretty expensive. This, along with the ...

Meet Miss Vietnam Southern Arizona Contestant No. 4: Tina Le

Meet Miss Vietnam Southern Arizona Contestant No. 4: Tina Le

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


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On Saturday, April 7, the amazing senior Tina Le participated in the MVSA (Miss Vietnam Southern Arizona) beauty pageant. She was the youngest of ten contestants competing for the prize of $1,000 and the title of Miss Vietnam Southern Arizona. Tina was first introduced to the contest in 2013, when...

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