The Paper Cut




2018-2019 Staff

Eva Lange


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 and the class she loves to end her day with - The...

Amanda Mourelatos

Associate Editor-in-Chief

Amanda Mourelatos is a sophomore at Sahuaro High School and the Associate Editor in Chief of The Paper Cut. She is a soccer player who has been playing for over 10 years. She also plays vibraphone in the marching band and...

Kianna Montano

Beat Investagator-ELL/Foreign

Kianna is a junior at Sahuaro High School and is excited to finally be a part of her school newspaper. She is also attending JTED for her cosmetology license; she will be staying at JTED cosmetology school for 2 years. She enjoys...

Marcela Marcial

Beat Investigator-Featured Athlete

Marcela Marcial is a sophomore at Sahauro High School and it's her first year in The Paper Cut. She hates to sit at home all day and do nothing, so she is always doing something, whether it's swimming, hanging out with friends...

Samantha Crowson

Cougar Tales/Features Editor

Samantha is a senior, and the Cougar Tales and Feature editor, She has been a member of The Paper Cut for 3 years, including the first year. She enjoys spending time making art and reading fun fictional stories. Her dog, Hershe,...

Jocelyn Reeder


Jocelyn Reeder is a senior. This is her third year in The Paper Cut and she is proud to be involved. She loves to watch and take pictures of sunsets. She also loves to listen to music. She loves movies, especially horror and her...

Jordan Myers

Entertainment Editor

Jordan Myers is a Freshman at Sahuaro High School and the Entertainment Editor for The Paper Cut. In his time away from school he enjoys scrolling through Instagram, wasting valuable time, eating, annoying others, and watchin...

Jamie Beck

Fine arts editor, slideshow editor

Jamie Beck is a junior at Sahuaro High School.  This is her first year in The Paper Cut and she is very excited to be joining. Jamie is the oldest of four siblings. She enjoys taking pictures of nature and ones with her friends...


Fresh Face Editor

Ariela Sanchez Hermosillo is a freshman here at Sahuaro. Ariela loves music - she like all kinds of music, she listens to different types of music depending on her mood. She worships Bob Marley, she loves the way her lived his...

Emma Walrath

Headline News Editor

Emma Walrath is a junior at Sahuaro High School and the headline news editor for The Paper Cut. She is movie-buff, music lover, and a coffee enthusiast. She is on her second year of playing on the Sahuaro golf team. She loves...

Caleb Pendleton

Op-Ed Editor

Caleb Pendleton is a junior at Sahuaro High School and this is his first year in The Paper Cut. His favorite thing's to do are listen to music as well as make music, which he has been doing on Ableton Live for almost 2 years...

Samantha Valdez

Opinion Editor

Samantha Valdez is a junior at Sahuaro High School and this is her second year in The Paper Cut. She absolutely loves all animals, especially horses.  They have been in her life since a very early age and right now she owns...

Nathalia Valdez


Nathalia is a sophomore at Sahuaro High School. She loves her dog and has a great sense of humor. She loves to drink water. This year she went to Disneyland but unfortunately didn't get Aladdin's number *insert sad face here*....

Alyssa Urff

Sahuaro News Editor

Alyssa Urff is a junior at Sahuaro High School. She has been in Orchestra, Varsity Swim, Varsity Track & Field, and Choir. She has been playing the violin for 10 years, in track & field for 6 years, and swim for 3 years....

Azalia Munoz

Senior Profile Editor

Azalia is senior at Sahuaro HS who spends most of her life with earbuds in her ear. The Killers, The Neighbourhood, Fleetwood Mac, and The Growlers are some of the few that occupy her head space.  She spends way too much money...

Brandon Barr

Sports Editor

Brandon is the Sports Editor of The Paper Cut. Brandon is a senior this year and has been a part of the marching band and the volleyball team for all four years of high school. Brandon has been in band for 8 years and has been...

Denise Najera

Sports Recorder

Denise Najera is a sophomore at Sahuaro Highschool. She is both ready and excited for her first year in The Paper Cut as a Sports Recorder. Some Facts: For as long as she can remember, Denise has always had a love for writing....

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