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Mark Chandler Beats Cancer

Mark Chandler Beats Cancer

Samantha Valdez, Opinions Editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Cougar Tales, Showcase

It all really started with nothing but a lump on his neck - no cough, no fatigue, no other symptoms at all.  Actually, Mark Chandler, Sahuaro Social Studies teacher, became more concerned at his mother's funeral when everyone began commenting on the clearly visible size of the lump.  Chandler, a former...

Nine Student Athletes Sign

Nine Student Athletes Sign

Kianna Montano, Beat Investagator-ELL/Foreign

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sahuaro News, Showcase

On April 9th, Sahuaro athletics held a small signing ceremony for 9 students of the class of 2019 who have committed to continuing their sport at the next level in colleges across America. Brianna Jackson- Softball- Chandler Gilbert Community College Claudia Roller- Soccer- Goucher College Kingsley ...

Sahuaro Goes To GCU to See a Cadaver Lab

Sahuaro Goes To GCU to See a Cadaver Lab

Jocelyn Reeder, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2019


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On Friday, April 12th, Ms. Trujillo and Ms. Hubbard's anatomy classes took a trip to Grand Canyon University in Phoenix to get a tour of the school and to get an inside look - literally - at the human body.  Students got to see the inside of a corpse as well as random boy parts that had already been...

Sahuaro’s PHENOMenal Musicians

Sahuaro’s PHENOMenal Musicians

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019


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Two of Sahuaro's band members, Joaquin Cota and Miles Guerrero, are in the Phoenix marching band, Phenom. Phenom is a marching band outside of school comprised of musicians from all around the state who auditioned to participate. Phenom is a lower-level marching band compared to Drum Corps, but is still...

The Chance Siblings from Tanzania

The Chance Siblings from Tanzania

Marcela Marcial, Beat Investigator - Featured Athlete

April 17, 2019


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Charlotte, 19, Pascal, 18, and Louise, 15 are Cougars who arrived here from Tanzania almost three years ago. Recalling this moment exactly, they moved here on November 16, 2016 from a beautiful jungle to the dry desert. They describe Tanzania as a beautiful place that's full of jungle and nice weather a...

Spirit Week April 8-12, 2019

Spirit Week April 8-12, 2019

Amanda Mourelatos, Associate Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019


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Remembering Mauriano Hendricks

Remembering Mauriano Hendricks

Jordan Myers, Entertainment Editor

April 4, 2019


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Mauriano Buster Joaquin Hendricks was a beloved son, brother, and friend. Friends remember him as strong, beyond caring, loyal, and golden-hearted. At the end of April 2017, Mauriano was diagnosed with an Osteosarcoma, the tumor was located near his knee. After receiving chemo, doctors performed surgery...

Remembering Nick Fezzey – Class of 2017

Remembering Nick Fezzey – Class of 2017

Jamie Beck, Fine Arts/ Slideshow Editor

April 4, 2019


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On March 25th, 2019 a former graduate of 2017 at Sahuaro High School lost his life in his sleep due to a seizure. "Nick was just a phenomenal guy. He was a great kid," Principal Estrella, who knew Nick well, stated.  Nick was a special part of Ms. Barnes' Mixed Advanced Choir class. Many current students...

Mexican-American Class Refugee Field Trip

Mexican-American Class Refugee Field Trip

Denise Najera, Sports Recorder

April 4, 2019


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Ms. Krause, one of Sahuaro's amazing English teachers, organized and her two Mexican-American Literature classes on a field trip for an excellent cause - helping refugee asylum seekers in Arizona. The class of Juniors and Seniors had just finished reading a book called Enrique's Journey By:Sonia Nazario. It is...

Dissecting A What……..?

Dissecting A What……..?

Jocelyn Reeder, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2019


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Most people when they hear the word "dissection" think of a frog or those videos of people dissecting grapes. On Monday, Ms. Trujillo's 5th and 6th period classes got to dissect a sheep's brain. In all honesty, it was really different from dissecting a frog or a grape. The sheep's brain was like a...

Waiting…For Next Drumline Season

Waiting…For Next Drumline Season

Amanda Mourelatos, Associate Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2019


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Sahuaro's Drumline took their season by storm and placed for the first time in 4 years! Our show, Waiting..., shares a story about a man who isn't happy with his life, but all that changes when he is shown the path to happiness. Various emotions are displayed through the various phases of a rainstor...

Fresh Face ft. Coraly Felicie

Fresh Face ft. Coraly Felicie

Ariela, Fresh Face Editor

March 29, 2019


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Q: What do you enjoy about school? A: Being able to see and hang out with my friends and being able to make new friends. Q: What is your opinion on the schedule change for next year? A: I am so used to this schedule it would be hard to adjust to the other schedule and both have their pros and cons...

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