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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?...

Welcome to the NCAA: Student Sports Journalism

Kylee Golden, Columnist
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

This past Friday I got the chance to be a part of a program called Full Court Press, where I got to go to the Final Four events in addition to a seminar put on by Ed Graney of the Las Vegas Review-Journal and also USBWA president, Nicole Auerbach of USA TODAY, Jim O’Connell of the Associated Press a...

Wind Ensemble and Concert Bands “Strike a Chord” At Concert

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
March 4, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

On February 28, 2017, the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band concerts took place at 7:00 p.m., and they put on an amazing performance. First up on stage was the Wind Ensemble. Wind Ensemble is a smaller group, so proper musical balance within each piece is difficult. However, they played their songs beaut...

Competition Cooking in the Kitchen: Cupcake Wars

Kylee Golden, Columnist
March 4, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

This past week Horizon Honors culinary class participated in a cupcake competition against the other groups in their class. It was a fun and exciting day for teams to make a cupcake of their choice – from scratch – that they had chosen weeks before. It was a very stressful and intense 50 minutes for many...

How to Schedule for Next Year

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
March 4, 2017
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On March 2, the scheduling handbook was emailed to every student and parent for our course selection meetings on March 8. It’s important to look extensively into the handbook, especially if you’re going to high school, so that you can plan how you want your schedule to look not only for this year ...

A Stellar Symphonic Concert

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist
March 4, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, Horizon Honors’ Symphonic Band concert put on a remarkable performance that filled up every seat in the multipurpose room. Before the band performed, the Intermediate Band and Symphonic Band both combined to perform a song called “Clarinets Packing Up Early.” Eric Best, ...

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...

Mirjam Makes For America

Mya Smith, Columnist
February 23, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Showcase, Uncategorized

Sophomore Mirjam Werther is an exchange student from Germany and is enjoying her experience staying in the United States and attending Horizon Honors. The Horizon Sun: What is different from America than Germany, culture and pop culture wise? Mirjam Werther: I don't think it’s that different, [ex...

Student Spotlight: Kylee Golden

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
February 8, 2017
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Kylee Golden, our newest columnist to The Horizon Sun, has adjusted to her new school, and I thought it was about time to learn more about her. The Horizon Sun: What school did you go to before Horizon Honors, and why did you decide to switch? Kylee Golden, junior: I went to Mountain Pointe and I...

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