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  • February 19Choir Concert: March 4th
  • February 19Spring Break: March 13th - 23rd

Tucson’s Biggest Robotics Tournament

Tucson’s Biggest Robotics Tournament

Emma Walrath, Editor in Chief

February 18, 2020

One of our most important teams here at Sahuaro that doesn't get the same recognition other teams do, is our VEX Robotics club. On Saturday February 8th, McConnell Gym was filled to the brim with robotics teams from all over Arizona, even as far as New Mexico, to compete. This tournament was specia...

Just Clownin’ Around

Just Clownin’ Around

Amanda Mourelatos, Editor in Chief

February 18, 2020

This year for Sahuaro's winter drumline season, the show music is being written, rather than purchased, by previous Sahuaro drumline members - Kiara Garrett, Miles Guerrero, and Charlie Meneguin. The show is titled Beyond Evil There Is Insanity, and it's a show about crazy, creepy clowns. Beyond Evil There I...

Sahuaro Alum Alex Verdugo is Making Waves in the MLB

Sahuaro Alum Alex Verdugo is Making Waves in the MLB

Calvin Mueller, Headline News Editor

February 17, 2020

Lives being ripped apart, raging fans with pitchforks, this is the reality of the business of baseball. In the most recent case, the Boston Red Sox came under scrutiny by trading their star player, Mookie Betts, to the Los Angeles Dodgers. This isn’t the first time the franchise from Boston tra...

The 12th Annual Youth African-American Heritage Day

The 12th Annual Youth African-American Heritage Day

Gianni Martinez, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

In the spirit of Black History Month, where we celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans who have shifted the history of the United States, where women and men of color walk confidently wherever they go, this is our freedom, this is our heritage, this is us. What better way to bring all of ...

Coach K Scores His 300th win

Coach K Scores His 300th win

Alais Alzaga, Media Arts Editor

February 5, 2020

The Sahuaro Varsity Girls Soccer team has had large success over the past years with the help of the one and only, Coach David Kruszewski. Coach Kruszewski, also known as Coach K, Scored his 300th win against CDO, beating them with a score of 3-0 on January 28th, 2020. Athletic Director Coach Botkin...

Coach Of The Decade: Steve Botkin

Coach Of The Decade: Steve Botkin

Alais Alzaga, Media Arts Editor

January 30, 2020

Coach Steve Botkin's resume would look like this: Coach at Sahuaro since 1987 Over 500 wins State Semifinals 3 times Coach-of-the-Game Phoenix Mercury 2019 Male Coach-of-the-Year 2018 Mike Argrave's Coach-of-the-Year 2018-2019 and now... Coach of the Decade. Coach Botkin received...

Sahuaro: Then and Now

Sahuaro: Then and Now

Emma Walrath, Editor in Chief

January 29, 2020

After 52 years of operation, it's incredibly interesting to think back on all the people who walked the halls of Sahuaro throughout the decades. It's difficult to imagine the campus that Cougars of the past spent the majority of their time in just like you and me. That's why these pictures from 1968...

Alexya Amezcua-Sophomore Class President

Alexya Amezcua-Sophomore Class President

Jordan Myers, Associate Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2020

Alexya Amezcua- an athlete, a stellar student, and sophomore class president. To say the least, she's a hard worker and it's proven through her tireless efforts that not all of Sahuaro may see. Through sudden upheavals, problems, and large workloads, Alexya remains assiduous and extremely diligent behind...

Ms. Engel Hosting Community Service

Ms. Engel Hosting Community Service

Amber Landon, Cougar Tales Editor

January 27, 2020

Melting ice bergs, fires that are killing millions of animals, people on street corners holding up signs saying they are hungry.  Most of us would like to do something about the problems we are hearing about, but either we don't know how to help or we do't think we can make a difference. But not band...

Dear Kobe, Thank You

Dear Kobe, Thank You

Gianni Martinez, Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

  "Dear Kobe, thank you for your passion, your commitment, and your dedication to basketball. Thank you for showing us that the number 24 isn't just a number but the amount of hours in a day you devoted to be the best. Thank you for giving and pushing through when your body said no but your ...

Nousha – Loud and Proud

Nousha – Loud and Proud

Winta Tekle, Sahuaro News Editor

January 16, 2020

Nousha Aldhefery’s presence at Sahuaro seems to have a bigger presence than she originally intended. From the time that I have known Nousha, she's always been loud. Whether it is refusing to tie her shoelaces, announcing her belief that Abraham Lincoln is the “sexiest president to date” to kidding...

Calvin Mueller: Sahuaro’s Only Fourth-Year French Student

Calvin Mueller: Sahuaro’s Only Fourth-Year French Student

Emma Walrath, Editor in Chief

January 16, 2020

Calvin Mueller is a regular trailblazer here at Sahuaro, as he is our first ever fourth-year French student! Calvin's passionate amour of the French language and culture has made pursuing a further education past the normal 2 years easy for him. Calvin, whose name in French class is Laurent, approached Ma...

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