News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors

The Horizon Sun

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...

Fun and Creativity Unfold At Horizon Honors Origami Club

Fun and Creativity Unfold At Horizon Honors Origami Club

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

John Minium, a seventh grader, started Horizon Honors’ Origami Club to share his passion for folding artful and impressive creations out of paper. Here is an exclusive interview with Minium, Horizon Honors’ origami master. The Horizon Sun: What is Origami Club exactly? What do students get to do there?...

Project Group 2.0: Individual Learning, Growth, and Creation

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
February 23, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

Project Group 2.0 is an after school club for middle and intermediate school students. It is essentially a second project group, for those who miss the Project Group class in elementary school. Brad Skaggs, the club coordinator and 5-6 science teacher, describes the club’s activities and goals (interview...

Honoring National Honor Society

Hannah Browning, Columnist
February 23, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

Horizon Honors’ National Honor Society is an incredibly helpful experience for students. However, some are not sure what exactly the club is, what it does, or how to get in. This club gives students an opportunity to build their resume and develop their leadership skills. The Horizon Sun: What do you do in NHS? Ca...

FIDM Club Lookbook

FIDM Club Lookbook

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
December 9, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising) Club consists of a group of students who are interested in fashion and modern trends. This past weekend, they created a lookbook together. Each student brought two outfits for a photoshoot in Tempe. I asked the students in the club about the shoo...

Catalina Island 2016

Catalina Island 2016

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
October 27, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Events, Features, Showcase, Travel, Uncategorized

The Catalina Island trip is an annual event planned by Wilderness Club, where students and teachers get to spend three days (four days including travel) on the incredible island off the coast of California. This year, we went over fall break from October 13 to 16. Day One: We all had to meet at Horizon Honors ...

Film Club’s Featurette

Sophia Selin, Columnist
May 28, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

Over winter break, Film Club students gathered together to write the script for their 20-minute production “Remember Me.” Teacher and club sponsor Bethany Neel, along with her filmmaker husband Justin Neel, helped to film after school, and provided us with an interview. The Horizon Sun: What i...

Drive It Home, Eagles, with this Blood Drive

Drive It Home, Eagles, with this Blood Drive

Diana Gamez, Columnist
April 29, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

Hospitals in the Phoenix area are in dire need of blood donations, so the Pre-Med Club wants to help out the community by hosting a blood drive at Horizon Honors. The club got involved with the United Blood Services through Science Teacher Amanda Bors, who held a drive at her old school. President of ...

Class Spotlight: Contemporary Visual Media

Viviana Padilla, Columnist
April 22, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

Camille Hensel teaches Contemporary Visual Media, the class that explores films, TV shows, comics, graphic novels, and advertising. The class goes into depth with the films, examining different things about each film like storytelling techniques and character development. The new skills are introduced t...

Investigating the Forensics Elective

Jake Matise, Columnist
December 18, 2015
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

This year, Horizon Honors added a forensics class as a new elective. So far, forensics has been unlike any other class previously held at Horizon Honors and is definitely one to consider taking next year. However, this class does require the successful completion of biology, and an enrollment or completion...

News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors
Clubs