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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

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‘Enough Is Enough’-Students Protest Against Guns

‘Enough Is Enough’-Students Protest Against Guns

Avery Miller, Community Builder, Cougart Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

April 20th, 1999 was the day schooling would change forever - the first school shooting in Colombine High School left 13 students dead in Littleton, Colorado. The latest school massacre occurred on February 14th, 2018 in Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 students and injuring 17...

How to Go to Prom on a Budget

How to Go to Prom on a Budget

Jocelyn Reeder, Feature Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Prom is just around the corner, and the pre-sale for tickets has already started. Prom expenses can add up, especially if you want to go all out.  There are a bunch of different items to be prepared, items like, prom dresses (which can be up to $200), tuxedos, getting a limo, getting your nails and...

Things You Should Never Share Online and Why

Things You Should Never Share Online and Why

Bethany Seal, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Our lives are run by social media. How often have you snapped a pic of your dinner before you even picked up your fork? Maybe you enjoy updating your friends about the crazy places you enjoy going. Though it may not be your intention, putting certain information on the internet can be very risky to your...

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...

Benefits Of Not Consuming Red Meat

Benefits Of Not Consuming Red Meat

Haydee Pedersoli, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Americans eat more meat than almost anyone else in the world, according to NPR.org. Red meat is a top food choice for over 90% of the US population, but many people do not know that processed red meat is cancerous. Here are a few facts of what would happened if people consumed less of it. You w...

“Abortion Will End In Our Time”

“Abortion Will End In Our Time”

Connor Fries, News Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Mini Rant, Opinion

Almost everyone has an opinion on the highly controversial topic of abortion, and the debate continues into 2018. Vice President Mike Pence suggested at a lunch hosted by the anti-abortion organization, the Susan B. Anthony List and Life Institute, that laws that ban abortion could come once again. I...

Proper Movie Theatre Etiquette

Proper Movie Theatre Etiquette

Amanda Mourelatos, Editor of A&E and Commuity Builder

February 28, 2018


Filed under Mini Rant

Attending the movie theatres is meant to be an enjoyable experience with fun snacks, comfy seats, a delightful movie experience and, most importantly, NO DISTURBANCES. Therefore, when a couple of teenage girls sitting next to me the other night were talking excessively loud, using their phones during...

Community Service Fun Opportunities For the Whole Family

Community Service Fun Opportunities For the Whole Family

Amanda Mourelatos, Editor of A&E and Community Builder

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Community service is unpaid, voluntary work performed to benefit others. Community service, however benefits the volunteers as well. How, exactly? Well, from experience, it reminds you of the good in the world and it makes you feel good knowing that your hour or so of simple work can do wondrous things. Things like...

10 Signs of Being In an Abusive Relationship

10 Signs of Being In an Abusive Relationship

Jasmine Varelas, Editor of Opinion and A&E

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It may be Valentine's season, but don't let the holiday overshadow serious red flags. If you have been experiencing any of these signs of a toxic/abusive relationship with your significant other, you need to get out immediately. I have seen on social media people glorifying these signs saying...

Chips Have A Gender Now?

Chips Have A Gender Now?

Connor Fries, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Recently Doritos announced their "lady friendly" chips, and people all over social media went wild. The idea that chips, of all things, are geared towards a specific gender is flat out outrageous. What exactly is the point to "lady friendly" chips? According to Pepsi CEO, Indra Nooyi, the chips will...

Rape Among Males- It Happens

Rape Among Males- It Happens

Jasmine Varelas, Editor of Opinion

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We rarely hear about the male species ever being raped or molested - straight to the point, right?  But it happens and people need to know. Personally I know boys who have been molested or raped, but they rarely talk about  it because they believe that it would go against their masculinity. I have...

Acting Scam????

Acting Scam????

Samarah Peters, Freshman Liasion

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Recently, I was introduced to an acting job. I decided to go, being asked to bring a photo of myself and a pen. The audition was located at a hotel about a block away from Sahuaro, though I'd rather not give the exact location. The sign up was on ads all over Facebook, and it was very organized and...

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