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Best of Girls 2019

Best of Girls 2019

By all of us :)

May 17, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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"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


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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


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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,...

“A Tale as Old as Time” Prom 2k19!

“A Tale as Old as Time” Prom 2k19!

Jocelyn Reeder, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2019


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Mark Chandler Beats Cancer

Mark Chandler Beats Cancer

Samantha Valdez, Opinions Editor

April 22, 2019


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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


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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...

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