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  • September 27Spirit Week: Monday Oct 16 is Dynamic Duo Day

  • September 27Spirit Week: Tuesday Oct 17 is Tourist Day

  • September 27Spirit Week: Wednesday Oct 18 is Character or Celebrity Day

  • September 22Spirit Week: Thursday Oct 19 is Age Day

  • September 22Spirit Week: Friday Oct 20 is Neon Day

Heroism in Vegas

Heroism in Vegas

Laura Mejia, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Last Week Today, News

The shooting in Las Vegas has been devastating, but the unity that has come out of such a tragic event has been incredible. Rather than focusing on the life of the attacker, we should put the brave heroes in the spotlight. Hundreds of people have donated blood to blood banks for the 500 plus victims...

Weekly Announcements and Important Dates for October 2-5

Weekly Announcements and Important Dates for October 2-5

The Paper Cut

October 4, 2017


Filed under News You Can Use

Important Dates: October 6                            First Quarter Grading Day, No School                 October 9-13                      Fall Break, No School                 October 2-3               ...

Arizona Is The Worst State To Be A What?

Arizona Is The Worst State To Be A What?

Jasmine Varelas, Co Editer of Opinion and A&E

October 4, 2017


Filed under News You Can Use, Showcase

"Take a heavy workload, divide it by low pay, factor in a lack of respect and support – from our elected leaders but also from parents and administrators -- and well, you do the math." Azcentral.com reports that Arizona has mastered the trifecta: we are ranked as having the highest teacher-student...

Mandalay Bay Massacre Deadliest in Modern History

Mandalay Bay Massacre Deadliest in Modern History

Dorian Chase, Co-News Editor and Production

October 4, 2017


Filed under Last Week Today, News

At the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 1st the worst mass shooting in modern American history occurred. On the 32nd floor of the Resort and Casino, Stephen Paddock, a 64 year old American citizen from Mesquite, Nevada, opened fire on a crowd of 22,000 people attending ...

Upcoming Spirit Week For October 16-20

Upcoming Spirit Week For October 16-20

Amanda Mourelatos, Co-Editor of Cougart and Community Builder

October 4, 2017


Filed under News You Can Use, Sahuaro News

Spirit Week is just around the corner! This Spirit Week will happen as soon as we get back from Fall Break, from October 16th to the 20th, so be prepared! Kicking off the week, Monday will be Dynamic Duo Day, so grab a partner and some matching clothes. Tuesday will be Tourist Day; be sure to wear your sexiest fanny pack and your finest sunhat! In the middle of...

OJ Simpson Released After Nine-Year Sentence

OJ Simpson Released After Nine-Year Sentence

Deartis Mason, Sports Recorder

October 4, 2017


Filed under Last Week Today, News

O.J. was released from prison on October 2nd after serving 9 years in Nevada State Prison. People are confused on what crime he was convicted for.  Murdering his wife and her friend?  Nope. Supposedly he and a group of men went into a Las Vegas hotel in September of 2007 "to retrieve sports memorabilia...

Hurricane Maria Devastates Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Devastates Puerto Rico

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under Last Week Today, News

Hurricane Maria is the third strongest hurricane to ever strike the US, and the worst natural disaster to hit Dominica. After Maria struck Puerto Rico, virtually none of the 3.4 million citizens had power, and they were unable to contact friends and family. Every leaf is stripped from every tree, and...

Trinity Thompson: Forever A Cougar

Trinity Thompson: Forever A Cougar

Laura Mejia, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, Sahuaro News, Showcase

Sahuaro is mourning the loss of one of our own.  Trinity Thompson, Cougar of the class 2019, sadly passed away on Septmber 13, 2017. She was born on May 5, 2000 in Ashland, Kentucky to parents Lucio and Jacqueline Murillo.  She was 17 years old. She had 5 siblings named Calyx, Heidy, Victoria, Lucio...

Has the Mystery of the Great Pyramids Finally Been Solved?

Has the Mystery of the Great Pyramids Finally Been Solved?

Abi Nash

October 3, 2017


Filed under News

Archaeologists have done new research about the unknown construction for one of the Great Wonders of the World, the Ancient Pyramids. The Ancient Egyptians built the pyramids of Giza as a protective tomb for Pharaoh Khufu in 2600 BC. They had to transport 170,000 tons of limestone...but how?  It...

Horrifying Zombie Drug Strikes Brazil

Horrifying Zombie Drug Strikes Brazil

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

October 3, 2017


Filed under News

Fiction is now becoming a reality. A new drug called "Flakka" or "Cloud Nine" is turning everyday humans into zombie-like creatures. This drug is a stimulant similar to the makeup in bath salts and bath products. Except with a very different chemical makeup with even more lethal and serious side effects. The...

Hate Symbols and Speech Don’t Belong at Sahuaro

Hate Symbols and Speech Don’t Belong at Sahuaro

Jocelyn Reeder, Feature Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Sahuaro News

We have all heard it.  We have all seen it glaring at us in the school bathrooms and lockers, the N word. Spread throughout our campus are so many harmful and damaging words. From the N word, to Nazi symbols, to calling people names and racial slurs - these things have no place in a school that is...

Ladies Man Hugh Hefner Dies

Ladies Man Hugh Hefner Dies

Sidney Moyers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017


Filed under Last Week Today, News

After someone passes away, most people will say, "At least he's in a better place."  That's probably not the case for Hugh Hefner, a man whose life was coveted by many a teenage boy.  The infamous founder of Playboy Magazine, devastated bunnies and humans when news was released that he passed away las...

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