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  • December 14Happy Holidays & Happy New Year from The Paper Cut!

  • December 4Spirit week: Monday Dec. 18 is holiday hat and socks day

  • December 4Spirit week: Tuesday Dec. 19 is ugly sweater day

  • December 4Spirit week: Wednesday Dec. 20 is red and white day

  • December 4Spirit week: Thursday Dec. 21 is pajama day

Weekly Announcements and Important Dates for Decemeber 11 – 15

Weekly Announcements and Important Dates for Decemeber 11 – 15

The Paper Cut

December 15, 2017


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Important Dates:                 Dec 11-21                            2nd Quarter Benchmarks Benchmark                 December 20                     Finals (Final Exam Bell Schedule) No Lunch Services                            ...

5 Places to Visit in Tucson to Get into the Holiday Spirit

5 Places to Visit in Tucson to Get into the Holiday Spirit

Jocelyn Reeder, Feature Editor

December 15, 2017


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The holidays are approaching faster than you think. With only a week  left of school, it's time to start wondering what to do for those 2 weeks of break. Tucson has many festivals, celebrations, and attractions to go to with your family and friends. Here are five places to visit during the holidays. Winterhaven: Winterhaven is open...

Top World Headlines of 2017

Top World Headlines of 2017

Rhea Rohr

December 15, 2017


Filed under Last Week Today, News

Over the last year, the world has been jam-packed with major events that shaped 2017. Here are the top five occurrences that shaped the year all over the planet. International Women's Day - On March 8, millions celebrated International Women's Day, a day to commemorate all of the struggles and achievem...

Top Arizona Stories of 2017

Top Arizona Stories of 2017

Amanda Mourelatos, Co-Editor of Cougart and Community Builder

December 15, 2017


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Arizona comes in as the 15th most dangerous state and Tucson has the highest violent crime rate in Arizona. Tucson especially was shocked at the discovery of Isabel Celis' remains.  It seemed as if we would never know the fate of the little girl who touched our hearts and sent parents throughout the...

2017 Natural Disasters Around the World

2017 Natural Disasters Around the World

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

December 15, 2017


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While the debate about climate change continues, the effects are being felt around the world.  Climate and weather disasters have hit every continent so far in 2017.  From hurricanes to landslides, many of these events have been the most dramatic we have ever seen. Mother nature definitely did not...

Top U.S. News Stories of 2017

Top U.S. News Stories of 2017

Deartis Mason, Sports Recorder

December 15, 2017


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Opioid Crisis - Many people probably don't know what opioids are, but every day, more than 90 Americans die after overdosing on opioids - drugs such as prescription pain relievers, heroin, and fentanyl.  The number of addicted pregnant women has been increasing in numbers. Nationally, the rate of American children born with neonatal abstinence syn...

Uncontrolled Wildfires Devastate California

Uncontrolled Wildfires Devastate California

Rhea Rohr, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2017


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California firefighters are struggling to control the six wildfires currently ablaze. The Thomas Fire, covering over 240,000 acres, is now the fifth largest wildfire in modern Californian history. Much of Los Angeles has been evacuated, and a red flag warning has been placed in LA and Ventura counties. ...

Attempted Bombing In NYC Subway

Attempted Bombing In NYC Subway

Connor Fries, News Editor

December 14, 2017


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On December 11, 2017, a man named Akayed Ullah, 27, attempted to suicide bomb the New York City Subway near Times Square with a homemade pipe bomb. The blast failed when he attempted to detonate it, only inflicted some hearing damage and headaches to the travelers; the only one seriously injured...

Choir’s Incredible Popsta Night

Choir’s Incredible Popsta Night

Connor Fries, News Editor

December 14, 2017


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Sahauro is home to an amazing choir, and  every year our choir never ceases to amaze the hundreds of students and teachers here at Sahauro. This year the choir certainly outdid themselves, by designing a special dinner-theater night called "Popsta" that acted as an interesting spin on the classic...

Update On Russia’s “Significant Part”

Update On Russia’s “Significant Part”

Abi Nash, Opinion and Entertainment Co Editor

December 14, 2017


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Russian president, Vladimir Putin, withdrew his troops from Syria on Monday. Putin showed up in Syria unannounced to proclaim Russia's significant part from their militaristic presence in the Syrian Civil War. Putin made the same disclosure earlier in the year, however military operations continued. The...

Fellow Student Opens Fire in High School

Fellow Student Opens Fire in High School

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

December 14, 2017


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Every students' nightmare came alive in a small high school in New Mexico. It began as just another day at school when a fellow student opened fire on a crowd of students. 15 were injured and 2 were shot, on 12-7-17. The school was in lock down, and the students were hiding under desks and inside...

Ex Cops Gets 20 Years For Murdering Walter Scott

Ex Cops Gets 20 Years For Murdering Walter Scott

Jasmine Varelas

December 14, 2017


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On April 4th of 2015 Walter Scott was shot and killed by former officer Michael Slager after a traffic stop. At the time of the shooting, Scott was only the latest black man to be killed in a series of controversial officer-involved shootings that prompted "Black Lives Matter" protests and vigils. Now,...

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