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Best of Girls: 2020

Best of Girls: 2020

Senior Issue Staff

May 19, 2020

Best Nickname: Ashley "Ashdad" Schlegel "I think I won this category because it’s not a usual nickname and almost all my friends call me it! It’s so different from just shortening a name and that’s why I love it!" Best Twitter: Claudia Garcia (@meatballsubs) "I think I won because I ...

Best of Boys: 2020

Best of Boys: 2020

Senior Issue Staff

May 19, 2020

Most Likely To Become Famous: Joaquin Cota "I don’t know how I won this category, but if I look back on who I am, I’m very theatrical and involved in the arts." Class Clown: Jamaal Barnhardt "I  believe I won because I'm the most genuinely funny person. I try to make everyone laugh and hav...

Mrs. Hughes’ 25-Year Legacy Comes to a Close

Mrs. Hughes' 25-Year Legacy Comes to a Close

Alais Alzaga, Media Arts Editor

April 26, 2020

After teaching for 25 years Mrs. Megan Hughes is retiring. Mrs. Hughes began her teaching career at Sahuaro in 1995 after she had recently gotten married that May to her husband and fellow TUSD teacher, Lance. She said, "It was perfect timing...I began my career at Sahuaro as Mrs. Hughes and didn't...

Farewell Mr. Robinson!

Farewell Mr. Robinson!

Gabriella Jamerson, Foreign Correspondent

April 25, 2020

Mr. Robinson, a kind-hearted, culturally educated, and well respected teacher, says goodbye to Sahuaro as he takes on a new journey in Utah. “I want to be closer to family.” he explained. Mr. Robinson has worked at Sahuaro for 4 years, and while his time with us was short, his impact on Sahuaro will last forever. He's taught African American Culturally Relevant Literature and History, ...

Born to Survive

Born to Survive

Dacey Cervantes, Senior Spotlight Editor

April 24, 2020

As a senior at Sahuaro High School, I've dreamt 0f the day I would get to wear a pretty dress while having a night full of smiles and laughs at prom, wearing my cap and gown while walking across a stage in front of all our families and friends, the end of four years together is difficult. We can't see...

Mental Health Awareness Month – Students Speak Out

Mental Health Awareness Month - Students Speak Out

Gabriella Jamerson, Foreign Correspondent

April 24, 2020

May is Mental Health awareness month, so to recognize its importance, I've asked a couple of Cougars how they get through tough times in life dealing with mental illness.   "When I was 14 I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety. Two years later I went to see a psychiatrist and was diagnosed ...

Senior Issue Announcement

Senior Issue Announcement

Emma Walrath, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2020

The Paper Cut’s final issue will be dedicated to SENIORS – CLASS OF 2020: Best of the Best! Even though these are hard and disappointing times for all upcoming graduates, The Paper Cut wants to still maintain our tradition of the senior issue, even if it will be all digital this year. Therefore,...

Chalking the Streets

Students expressing their  love to their teachers

Dacey Cervantes, Senior Spotlight Editor

April 14, 2020

Chalk? It's the new normal, it's the new fancy way to decorate the streets, sidewalks, and of course walls. Due to all the children being home and parents going crazy trying not to pull their hair out from the screams, messes, and video games, chalk has become a great escape. As school districts are...

How Art Class Is Still Creating

Kimbley's example of their current at-home art project.

Amanda Mourelatos, Editor in Chief

April 7, 2020

Regular core classes have a much easier time assigning work online than fine arts teachers do. This includes the art teachers, who may struggle to assign their students projects; how will they keep their students creating? One of Sahuaro's art teachers, Kate Kimbley, said, "That is something we are...

The Strength of Ms. Stedman: In Loving Memory

Mr. Mensing makes his Paper Cut debut with Ms. Stedman

Jordan Myers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2020

Many of us knew her as Ms. Stedman, a nice friendly teacher at Sahuaro, but her students knew her as so much more. Mr. Stedman was a wonderful person who looked out for others and cared fondly for students. The first time I met Ms. Stedman, my partner (Jordan Myers, Associate Editor-in-Chief) and I,...

Tutorial For All Students – How to Submit Assignments

Tutorial For All Students - How to Submit Assignments

Ms. Good, Contributor

March 31, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAMviqrgDgc  

Sahuaro – More Than Just a Job

In NYC in my Sahuaro Hat

Eva Lange, Sponsor

March 30, 2020

My very first "real" job was working at a TrueValue Hardware store in Queens, NYC.  I was thirteen and working off-the-books for $3/hour.  In retrospect, this was totally against child labor laws and I never should have been permitted to work, hence the $3/hour.  My mom was a struggling single-mom,...

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