The Paper Cut

2020-2021 Staff

Amanda Mourelatos

Editor-in-Chief

Amanda Mourelatos is a senior at Sahuaro High School and in her fourth year reporting for The Paper Cut as the Editor in Chief. She is a soccer zealot who has been playing for over 10 years, a soccer referee, and a soccer coach....

Nathalia Valdez

Editor-in-Chief

Nathalia is a senior at Sahuaro High School. This is her 3rd year in The Paper Cut. She loves her dog and has a great sense of humor. She loves to drink water, but she also gulps tea with "su chismosa", Associate Editor-In-Chief...

Gianni Martinez

Associate Editor-in-Chief

Gianni Martinez is a Senior at Sahuaro High School, and this is her second year being a reporter for The Paper Cut. On her free time, Gianni loves scrolling through Instagram, catching up on her favorite shows like Stranger Thi...

Adiana Gallardo

Reporter

Adiana Gallardo is a very sweet girl. She always cares for other people before herself. She is a 16-year-old junior who goes to Sahuaro High School. Music is her life and passion and she has done choir for 6 years. She really enjo...

Lia Ghirardi

Reporter

Lia Ghirardi is a sophomore here at Sahuaro. She loves to play competitive school and club soccer. Lia also loves to spend time with her friends, family, and teammates. This is Lia’s first year with The Paper Cut. She is very...

Nousha Aldhefery

Reporter

Nousha is a senior at Sahuaro High School and is passionate about music, writing, and Brisk Iced Tea! She is very afraid of clowns, stairs, and bugs. She loves to listen to music, play music, and buy records. Her Spotify account...

Alexzander (AJ) Braaten

Reporter

AJ is a senior at Sahuaro High School but this is his first year at The Paper Cut. He is a big fan of music, sports, photography, and movies. He has ambitions of going to GCU to become a cinematographer and travel around the world...

Paula Le

Reporter

Paula Le is a junior at Sahuaro High School and this is her first year with The Paper Cut. She likes to appreciate the little things in life, like a lizard outside her bedroom window or someone offering her cold water rather than...

Krystal Orehek

Reporter

Krystal is a Junior at Sahuaro High School and is in her first year of writing for The Paper Cut. She loves acting, dancing, and finding new music (music is always playing in the background at her house). Learning about other...

Malachi Hatfield

Reporter

Malachi has been attending Sahuaro for three years, and this is his first year as a member of The Paper Cut. He's always been someone who enjoys writing, but only recently realized it. He aspires to become a barber (but ironically...

Deartis Mason

Reporter

Deartis Mason is a 17-year-old senior at Sahuaro High School. He is from Tucson, Arizona born and raised, but he wishes that he was from somewhere exciting like California or somewhere fun besides Arizona. His big interests are...

Caleb Pearce-Huffman

Reporter

Caleb is senior at Sahuaro with a passion for sports and video games. He lifts weights, rides a mountain bike, enjoys basketball, and swimming. He likes nature and he lives to travel. He also enjoys a challenge, so this year will...

Mei Dotzler

Reporter

Mei is a junior at Sahuaro, and this is her first year in The Paper Cut. She is very outgoing and enjoys talking to people, maybe even a bit too much. Her favorite food is pizza, specifically Domino's, and her favorite condiment...

Paizley Nicole Wallace

Reporter

Paizley Wallace is a junior at Sahuaro High School who loves competitive swimming, gaming, and talking to friends. She's always open to making new friends and learning new things in life. She enjoy playing games like OSU!, Minecraft,...

Rowan Oxley

Reporter

Rowan Oxley is a Freshman. Rowan sings and raps quite often, and needs a new music goal, as she has mastered Rap God, by Eminem. She wrote a short story during the break and might publish it if requested. Rowan enjoys music and...

Jordan Myers

Reporter

Jordan Myers is a reporter for The Paper Cut, a junior at Sahuaro High School, and has been a part of the newspaper for three years. In his time away from school, he enjoys scrolling through Instagram, wasting valuable time, an...

Mikey Grimm

Mikey Grimm is a 15-year-old freshmen student at Sahuaro High School. Mikey likes watching movies, cooking/baking, going on walks, hanging out with friends, and having fun. His favorite sweet is chocolate, and he doesn’t like...

Alex Herman

Alexandra "Alex" is a junior at Sahuaro High School and this is her second year as a reporter for The Paper Cut. She has been going to Sahuaro for three years now and she can say she has adapted pretty quickly to the whole high...

Mario Reynaga

Contributor

Mario is a freshman at Sahuaro High School and this is his first year in The Paper Cut. He is a state soccer player for Manchester City. Mario has been wishing to play high school soccer for a long time now and  he has been s...

Eva Lange

Adviser

Ms. Lange has been the senior adviser for The Paper Cut since its inception in 2015.  She began her career at Sahuaro High School in 2003 and currently teaches Senior English,  Sophomore Honors, and the class she loves to end...

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