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Sahuaro’s New Pop Of Color

Sahuaro’s New Pop Of Color

Amber Landon, Reporter

August 16, 2019

Have you been walking around the campus, noticing colorful art that wasn't there before? Well, Sahuaro is starting to bring color to the eyes of students by adding murals around the school. Many students contacted art teachers Mrs. Kimbley and Mr. Long with the ideas of bringing murals to our school,...

The Parking Lot’s New Look

The Parking Lot’s New Look

Emma Walrath, Reporter

August 15, 2019

I am by no means an artist, but taking the time over summer to paint my parking spot definitely made me feel like one. Even thought it was pretty insanely hot and expensive, at the end of the long process, I was left with a work of art I get to look at all year. This is all because of Sahuaro's new program...

Wood You Believe This?!

Wood You Believe This?!

Amanda Mourelatos, Reporter

August 15, 2019

"I love the opportunity to create whatever you'd like and being able to have some alone time," said Junior Alexander Rios-Fuentes. His art teacher in 7th grade introduced stone carving, wood carving, and oil paintings to his class. Wood carvings stood out the most, so he talked to his parents and they...

Rest in Power Toni Morrison

Rest in Power Toni Morrison

Gabriella Jamerson, Reporter

August 13, 2019

Toni Morrison was an American writer who wrote about the experience of the black community, more specifically, the black woman experience and finding their cultural identity. Unfortunately Morrison passed August 5th,2019 at the age of 88, causes still unknown. Morrison won many awards throughout h...

Meet Our New SRO – Officer Bateman

Meet Our New SRO – Officer Bateman

Nathalia Valdez, Social Media & Communications

August 12, 2019

Imagine a normal day on the job, but as a police officer of course nothing is normal. You get a call on your radio, saying there's some crazy naked people at the park, you race over there, and unfortunately have to arrest them. For Officer Bateman, it was probably the weirdest thing he's ever had to. Off...

Best of Girls 2019

Best of Girls 2019

By all of us :)

May 17, 2019

Most Changed Since Middle School: Marissa Lynn Q: If you could go back to middle school, what would you say to yourself? A: I wouldn't say anything. I'd punch myself in the face Q: What was your favorite thing to do with friends in middle school and what's your favorite now? A: I didn't have friends in m...

Best of Boys 2019

Best of Boys 2019

By all of us :)

May 16, 2019

Most Well-Known on Campus: David Urias What makes you so known throughout the school? My YouTube channel "Papo Davey" How many people do you greet or talk to in the hallway everyday? Roughly around 40 people What do you think is the first thing that comes to mind when people hear your na...

Hislope’s Retirement Leaves Sahuaro Less Fun…

Hislope’s Retirement Leaves Sahuaro Less Fun…

Alyssa Urff, Sahuaro News Editor

May 16, 2019

Between his crazy Halloween costumes, his banging/yelling out his classroom window, and his hilarious laugh, Mr. Hislope has left quite a mark on Sahuaro. He has also left quite a mark on me all through his teachings, stories, and moments he's shared. After over 30 years of teaching, Mr. Hislope is retir...

Top Three Scholars of Sahuaro Compete for Valedictorian

Top Three Scholars of Sahuaro Compete for Valedictorian

Nathalia Valdez, Social Media & Communication

May 16, 2019

Coming into High School everyone has a different dream. Some want to dress cute every day and some want to make a lot of new friends. It is rare to find someone who aspires to be the best scholar, but it's not unheard of. This 2018 - 2019 school year 3 competitive students have been so close to Valedictorian,...

DePugh DeParts Sahuaro

DePugh DeParts Sahuaro

Samantha Crowson, Cougar Tales and Feature Editor

May 15, 2019

"She's a very sweet woman with a very sharp attitude," stated senior Kinglsy  Ugwu, which pretty accurately sums up Social Studies teacher Ms. DePugh, who is leaving us after 16 years as a Cougar. She started working here in 2003, has taught AP US History, US History, Government, Economy, and Student...

Sahuaro Lost Our Own Hall of Famer

Sahuaro Lost Our Own Hall of Famer

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

May 1, 2019

Sahuaro lost a great one on April 23. Dick McConnell, Sahuaro's long time basketball coach, died in Phoenix at the age of 89. Dick McConnell left behind more than titles and a gym named after him. He left behind all the people's lives he had touched. Dick McConnell was more than a coach, he was a mentor...

Update on TUSD Teacher Raises

Update on TUSD Teacher Raises

Samantha Valdez, Opinions Editor

May 1, 2019

For the past few weeks, there has been a rumor that only teachers in the math, science, and special education departments will receive a pay raise: however, there was no confirmation that this is actually going to happen. On April 19, I finally received an email response from Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo,...

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