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The Masque: An Evening of Theater

The Masque: An Evening of Theater

Diana Gamez, Columnist
May 20, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, May 18, the Horizon Honors’ drama students presented an evening of theater in the MPR. Some of the drama students, of all levels, performed either a monologue or a scene. The Masque began at 6 p.m. when drama teacher Ann Shaheen gave welcoming remarks and explained how she was able to e...

Read for the World Record!

Read for the World Record!

Tommy Billings, Columnist
May 20, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

The “Read for the World Record” event by Scholastic is going on now. The event promotes reading in the summertime by allowing students to log their minutes, play games, and create their own avatar online. Logging minutes is very simple; simply sign in and look at for the list of days in the cu...

Mrs. Patterson Wins Surprise Award

Mrs. Patterson Wins Surprise Award

Caroline Lilleoer, Columnist
May 13, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Showcase, Uncategorized

On May 1, Flinn Scholarship recipient and Horizon Honors’ senior Kara Dunn attended the Flinn Scholars Recognition Dinner. She took master teacher Kathleen Patterson as her guest, where she then was awarded the 2016 Flinn Distinguished Educators Award. The Horizon Sun: What does your job include? ...

Songs of the Symphony on Wednesday

Selina Fluty, Columnist
May 13, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, May 11, at 6 p.m., the students in Symphonic Band had finished warming up. Their director introduced the band and announced their biannual tour to Disneyland. The music was supposed to be upbeat, as it’ll be performed in front of a wide audience in California. After his introductions, the ba...

Honoring NHS Inductees

Honoring NHS Inductees

Jenny Park, Columnist
May 13, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

The National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization first established in 1921 to recognize outstanding high school students. It was founded on four pillars that serve as a foundation of the society: scholarship, leadership, service, and character. It is essentially an organization consisting of over...

Horizon Honors’ Eagle Becomes an Eagle Scout

Horizon Honors’ Eagle Becomes an Eagle Scout

Viviana Padilla, Columnist
May 13, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Showcase, Uncategorized

Sophomore James Gauntt was first inspired to do this project by filling bags for a charity. Then he decided he wanted to something bigger. He collected 100 tote bags, but in the end, he had 165 tote bags to give away. Each bag had a blanket, toothbrush set, book and a stuffed animal. His project was...

Cantabile Prepares for California Concert

Cantabile Prepares for California Concert

Selina Fluty, Columnist
May 13, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

Students in Cantabile choir stepped onto the stage for the last time this year on Wednesday, May 11, at 7 p.m. in preparation for their Disneyland tour. Cori VanderLey stood in front of the parents and introduced the students, and then the music began. Starting with “Turn the World Around,” which feat...

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 ...

Homerun Seniors

Jake Matise, Columnist
April 29, 2016
Filed under Featured People, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Following a 15-4 victory on Senior Night on April 25 and with a spot in the state tournament in reach, it has been a very successful season for the Horizon Honors’ baseball program and the three seniors on the team. Chase Edwards, Joseph Holguin, and Connor Sorrells have been an integral part of t...

Students Go Wild on Zoo Field Trip

Addy Bennett, Editor of Student Life
April 29, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

Most of the freshman class with a handful of sophomores and juniors scattered among them chatted in the courtyard as they waited to load their buses. Biology teacher Lura Owes took attendance, and the students and chaperones grouped together, excited for their field trip to the zoo. Upon arrival, th...

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