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2022-2023 Staff

Lia Ghirardi
Editor-In-Chief

Lia Ghirardi

Lia Ghirardi is a senior here at Sahuaro. This is her third year at The Paper Cut and her second year as Editor-In-Chief. In Lia's free time she likes to go watch sunsets, thrift, go out with friends, and work at her job. She...

Marley Gandee
Associative Editor-In-Chief

Marley Gandee

Marley Gandee is a sophomore here at Sahuaro High School. This is her second year in the Paper Cut, and she loves to write articles. She also enjoys running cross country and track. She runs on a daily basis, (besides at least...

Jaden Jewett
Entertainment Editor

Jaden Jewett

Jaden is a senior at Sahuaro High School and is the president of the JTED Cosmetology program. He is originally from Chicago, Illinois and moved to Tucson when he was 10. He aspires to be a celebrity makeup artist and move to...

Natalya Larez
Editor

Natalya Larez

Natalya Larez is a senior at Sahuaro High School. She is extremely excited that this is her first year on The Paper Cut. She loves to eat- especially burritos. She works full-time at Wingstop and thoroughly enjoys her job. She...

Montana Poe
Sports Editor

Montana Poe

Montana Poe is a sophomore at Sahuaro High School. She aspires to be a Journalist in the future. She is very excited for new fun experiences with her first year in The Paper Cut. Montana's free time includes practicing and playing...

Gabriel Davidson
Opinion Editor

Gabriel Davidson

With a penchant for politics and global affairs, Gabriel pivots towards major international happenings and national developments, studies of neoimperialism, and the history and modern state of Marxism. They enjoy reading, writing,...

Marlisa Gallardo
Headline News Editor

Marlisa Gallardo

Marlisa is a senior and new student here at Sahuaro. In Marlisa's free time, she likes to hang out with friends, spend time with family, and practice gymnastics.  At school Marlisa is in The Paper Cut and the diversity club. ...

Emma Brinke
Reporter

Emma Brinke

Emma is a junior starting her first year here at Sahuaro. She moved from Intermountain Academy. She LOVES food, but mostly pizza, sushi, and salads. She is also in love with all musical genres, but especially Cage the Elephant. She is a...

Priseis Baker (PB)
Reporter

Priseis Baker (PB)

Priseis Baker is a sophomore attending Sahuaro High School and this is her first year in The Paper Cut. Priseis is not afraid to be herself and express herself. She loves all art because it is a stress reliever for her and a ...

Camron Gonzalez
Reporter

Camron Gonzalez

Camron is a freshman at Sahuaro and it is his first year at The Paper Cut. He is very interested in sports such as football and basketball. In Camron's free time, you can catch him playing video games. His top 3 favorites are...

Aiden Miller
Reporter

Aiden Miller

Aiden Miller is a freshman here at Sahuaro High School.  He has a dark sense of humor, but otherwise he is nice with his jokes. He enjoys quiet reading, going to the gym, wrestling on the SHS wrestling team and sports. In his...

Killian Wilkowski
Reporter

Killian Wilkowski

Killian Wilkowski is on the freshman football team. He is the team's running back. Killian like's to hangout with his friends and family on his free time and he also likes to watch movies and play video games. His favorite movies...

Neela Luna
Reporter

Neela Luna

Neela is a freshman and is a very hard working and outgoing person. She is a reporter for The Paper Cut. Neela is on the JV cheer team at Sahuaro.  She loves to be around friends and spend time with her cousins. She is a very...

Aaliyah Wider
Reporter

Aaliyah Wider

Aaliyah Wider is a senior at Sahuaro. This is Aaliyah's first year in The Paper Cut, and she is excited to see what she gets to report about. In Aaliyah's free time she likes to cook, watch tv, go shopping, and listen to music....

Summer Campbell
Reporter

Summer Campbell

Summer is a freshman at Sahuaro. She likes listening to music, journaling, painting, and watching movies on her free time. She likes making friends and learning about other people. She has 3 sisters and one of them is also a freshman...

Tayton Schwartz Jr
Reporter

Tayton Schwartz Jr

Tayton Schwartz Jr is a very interesting person. He is 17-years-old and this is his first year in journalism. "I have always been quiet and shy, but I am a very humble and a big friendly giant". Tayton has also played as the mascot...

James Force
Reporter

James Force

James Force is a baseball player who hates ice cream but works at Baskin Robbins. In his free time, James likes to either go out in the world and help people or play video games with his friends. James isn't the nicest person...

Taelyn Nordbrock
Reporter

Taelyn Nordbrock

Taelyn Nordbrock, or Tae to most, is a freshman at Sahuaro High School. She enjoys playing sports and hanging out with her friends. In her free time, however, you'll normally catch her sleeping. In the future she would love to...

Ronaldo Felix
Reporter

Ronaldo Felix

Ronaldo is a freshmen at Sahauro High School, and he is very new to things like this. He has never done anything like join the school newspaper before, but he is willing to give it a chance. Ronaldo likes to go by Ronnie - it's...

Kayla Dwornik
Reporter

Kayla Dwornik

Kayla is a junior here at Sahuaro High School. This is also her first year attending Sahuaro. Kayla enjoys hanging out with friends, eating, going to the gym and listening to music. Kayla was born and raised in Tucson Arizona,...

Natalie Valdez Martinez
Reporter

Natalie Valdez Martinez

Natalie Valdez Martinez is a freshmen at Sahuaro. She was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona but prefers spending her time in Oceanside, California. She has high hopes for her future and is looking towards majoring in Psychology...

Tiena Navarro
Reporter

Tiena Navarro

Tiena Navarro is freshman at Sahuaro.  She really enjoys basketball and volleyball because basketball gives her comfort and volleyball is really fun. She also has 7 brothers and 2 sisters. Tiena likes to cook a lot of things - so...

Nicholas Cordova
Reporter

Nicholas Cordova

Nicholas Cordova, or Nico to his friends, is a junior at Sahuaro. He has three dogs and four younger siblings. He enjoys hanging out with his friends and watching anime. His favorite hobby is sleeping. His favorite school subject...

Marisa Linke
Reporter

Marisa Linke

Marisa Linke is a senior here at Sahuaro High School. She has directed and written short films in her free time and plans to become a screenwriter and director of horror movies after university. Admiring the composition of flicks...

Ali Wood
Reporter

Ali Wood

Ali Wood is a freshman at Sahuaro High School and is a reporter for The Paper Cut. Ali was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. Every summer, Ali and her family try to visit California. She is the middle child of two siblings....

Baneen Saedi
Reporter

Baneen Saedi

Baneen Saedi is a freshman at Sahuaro and this is her first year in The Paper Cut. She is from Iraq and came to Tucson when she was only 2; she has been living in Tucson for 12 years now. She likes talking to people and making...

Jayla Harris
Reporter

Jayla Harris

Jayla Harris is a junior at Sahuaro. She enjoys driving late at night with her sun roof down, just listening to music. Anything that brings peace to her life, she loves having around. Having personal relationships with people...

Anissa Garcia
Reporter

Anissa Garcia

Anissa Garcia is a freshman at Sahuaro.  She was born in Phoenix and was raised in Tucson. She likes to play basketball. She likes to do makeup and hair for fun. She has 2 brothers and 2 sisters, and she has 5 dogs. She likes...

Louraine Bouraima
Reporter

Louraine Bouraima

Louraine is a senior at Sahuaro, so this is her first and last year at The Paper Cut. She could be described as a very cultural, fun-loving person. She is seen as quiet, but she isn’t afraid to step up and help others. She is...

Ariana Gallardo
reporter

Ariana Gallardo

Ariana Gallardo is a freshman at Sahuaro. She was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. Ariana likes to hang out with her friends during her free time. She also enjoys watching The Flash. Her favorite singer is Jhene Aiko and her...

Cymona Abellard
reporter

Cymona Abellard

Cymona is a senior at Sahuaro High School, and this is her first and last year being in the Paper Cut. She enjoys hanging out with friends and watching T.V.. One of her passions is decorating/organizing anything you let her, which...

Sienna Ramirez

Sienna Ramirez

Sienna Ramirez is a sophomore at Sahuaro, and this is her first year in journalism. She came to Sahuaro freshman year, moved, went to Empire, and then came back. Her family and friends are the most important in her life. She l...

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