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2019-2020 Staff

Jordan Myers

Associate Editor-in-Chief

Jordan Myers is The Associate Editor-in-Chief and a sophomore at Sahuaro High School and has been a part of The Paper Cut for two years. In his time away from school, he enjoys scrolling through Instagram, wasting valuable time, eating, annoy...

Nathalia Valdez

Promoter

Nathalia is a junior at Sahuaro High School. This is her 2nd 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, be careful it's hot. Last year she went to...

Winta Tekle

Reporter

Winta Tekle is a senior at Sahuaro High School, this being her first year writing for The Paper Cut. Next year, she hopes to major in Journalism and minor in Political Science. She is currently in the process of starting up a...

Nerissa Larger

Reporter

Nerissa Larger is a sophomore at Sahuaro High School, and this is her first year in the Paper Cut. She enjoys photography, writing, music, concerts, volleyball, Marvel movies, and hanging out with her friends and family. Even...

Alexis Bitnar

Reporter

Alexis Bitnar is a freshman at Sahuaro and enjoys swimming, which she has been doing since she was 8-years-old, and sleeping. After school she likes to walk her dogs and be lazy.  Alexis' friends would describe her as exciting,...

Alais Alzaga

Media Arts Editor

Alais Alzaga is a sophomore at Sahuaro High School where she is a swimmer for the Cougar swim team. When she is not at school, she enjoys listening to her collection of records and cassettes. One of the ways she unwinds is by...

Jordan Ford

Opinion Editor

Jordan Ford is a senior at Sahauro High School. She likes to read,write, and make jewelry and clothes. She also really enjoys listening to music - she's into artists such as Clairo, The Weeknd, XXXTENTACION, Rico Nasty, Kid Cudi,...

Gabriella Jamerson

Reporter

Gabriella "Gabby" Jamerson is a senior at Sahuaro High School. She loves fashion, makeup, and shopping. Gabby has a soft spot for animals- she has dogs, cats and rabbits. You can find her visiting friends in California as well...

Andy Mourelatos

A&E Editor

Andy Mourelatos is a sophomore at Sahuaro High School. Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, he enjoys listening to music, watching movies, and is a personal critic of many forms of entertainment. He plays snare drum in Sahuaro's...

Brendon Davis

reporter

Brendon Davis is a junior at SHS and is a first-year reporter on The Paper Cut. He's been playing in orchestra for almost 7 years and counting.  He is able to play the viola, violin, and the cello. He also really enjoys to write...

Calvin Mueller

Headline News Editor

Calvin Mueller is a senior at Sahuaro.  He loves architecture, geography, and vexillology. As you may know, he is from Northern Virginia. He is also interested in Motorsport, particularly Formula 1. Additionally he is somewhat...

Emma Walrath

Reporter

Emma Walrath is a senior at Sahuaro High School and on her second year of The Paper Cut. She is movie-buff, music lover, and a coffee enthusiast. She loves sushi, Rex Orange County, and the movie The Princess Bride.  She also can...

Mariana Flores

Reporter

Mariana Flores is a senior in high school, in her first year as a reporter. She does not have any eye sight, but she uses her other 4 senses to see things. When she is at school, or in any other public place such as a store,...

Nevaeh

Reporter

Nevaeh "vaeh" Castro is a sophomore in high school, as well as a first year contributor to The Paper Cut of year 2019-2020.  When it comes to being socially active, fun to be around, and easy to talk to, vaeh is all about it....

Maddy Pena

Reaporter

Maddy Pena is a junior at Sahuaro High School. She is sixteen and this is her first year at The Paper Cut. Maddy enjoys hanging out with friends, art class, and listening to music. Her taste in music changes a lot but she is cur...

Alorah Leinenbach

reporter

Alorah Leinenbach is a freshman at Sahuaro High School. This is her first year with The Paper Cut. She has 3 younger siblings and loves to watch and take care of them. Alorah loves to play with her 3 dogs during her free time....

Dacey Cervantes

Reporter

Dacey Cervantes is a Senior. Her friends describe her as the crazy yet quiet one of the group. She loves listening to music, doing makeup, drawing, and spending time with her friends. Outside of school she works with retired race...

Sawnsurae Vega

Reporter

Sawnsurae Vega is a freshman at Sahuaro High School and new to The Paper Cut. She lives with her mom, older brother, and little sister. She enjoys photography, boogie boarding, hiking, camping, and hanging out with her family....

Alex Herman

Reporter

Alexandra "Alex" is a sophomore at Sahuaro High School and this is her first year as a reporter for The Paper Cut. She went to Sahuaro last year for freshman year and adapted pretty quickly to the environment. She likes to play...

Amber Landon

Cougar Tales Editor

Amber Landon is a sophomore at Sahuaro High School and is in her first year in The Paper Cut. She enjoys spending way too much time with her friends, fun car rides, and great music. She is quite obsessed with Disneyland, and grew...

Odyssey Larsen

Reporter

Odyssey Larsen is a junior at Sahuaro High School. This is her first year working for The Paper Cut and she couldn't be more excited. As an aspiring journalist this has been on her bucket list for as long as she can remember....

Gianni Martinez

Sports Editor

Gianni Martinez is a junior in high school, and this is her first 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 Things or On My...

Amanda Mourelatos

Editor-in-Chief

Amanda Mourelatos is a junior at Sahuaro High School and in her third 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....

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