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2017 Eagle Graduates Leave the Nest

2017 Eagle Graduates Leave the Nest

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
June 2, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase

On May 30, 2017, the class of 2017 of Horizon Honors High School gathered with their loved ones for one of the moment they’ve been waiting for since they started school: graduation. The ceremony started with the teachers in their own cap and gowns walking to their seats. Then, the crowd, still standing...

“Band-amonium” Breaks Out at Secondary Band Concert

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
May 28, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Events

The secondary band concert on Thursday, May 18, was a “key” moment for the performers, as it was their last performance of the year. They all played very well, with a full sound, and everyone could definitely tell that music was their “forte.” (If you are already tired of these music puns, just...

The Creation of Capstone

Hannah Browning, Columnist
May 20, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Showcase, Uncategorized

Capstone Honors Symposium will allow students to explore topics they love with the help of their principal, Cynthia Shaheen. Shaheen would recommend the class to anyone who hopes to take a class that they basically design. If you want a class that isn’t offered at school, Capstone is an amazing option ...

Drama Students’ Masques of Emotion

Addy Bennett, Editor of Campus Life
May 20, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

The murmurs of the crowd subdued as the light of the MPR clicked off and darkness engulfed the audience. Ann Shaheen, the drama teacher, delivered her introduction and the night began. Senior Rachel Hogan first explained to the audience the process of crafting a character to ready their mindset for the ...

Seniors’ Student Council Stories

Kylee Golden, Columnist
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Featured People, Showcase, Uncategorized

The seniors on student council gave advice to future students interested in participating to come and also talked about some of the best moments during their time at Horizon Honors. The Horizon Sun: What is your position in student council? Joey Vitagliano, senior: Senior class president.   Giu...

The Clock Strikes Midnight for “Cinderella”

Hannah Browning, Columnist
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, Uncategorized

“Cinderella” was a success. It was sophomore Rebecca Hamby’s first lead role at Horizon Honors and she did an outstanding job. The cast and crew all came together to perfect this complex show, including various special effects such as a dress changing into a different costume while onstage. They all...

Cheer On Spiritline!

Hannah Browning, Columnist
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Tryouts for incoming sophomores to seniors were held the week of April 24, 2017, but there will be tryouts early next year for freshmen or anyone who just didn’t try out. Current members of the team have enjoyed their experience and hope to see new faces on the team next year. The Horizon Sun: ...

Annali Harp Skates into the Season

Hannah Browning, Columnist
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Showcase, Uncategorized

Fiesta Skate is an annual competition held by Skating Club of Phoenix. It is a qualifier for National Showcase 2017 this year. Skaters competed on Thursday, April 20, through Sunday, April 23, at AZ Ice Peoria. Fiesta Skate, according to Harp, is, “the first competition of the season” and “like a ...

Exploring the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum

Exploring the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum

Hannah Browning, Columnist
April 14, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, Uncategorized

At 7 a.m., biology students got onto the buses for the long ride to Tucson, Arizona. At the museum, they were able to learn about the Sonoran Desert and the need for preservation. They were taught about some of the conservation efforts put in place by the museum and the state of Arizona. Everyone was ...

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