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New Logo, New Mojo

Olivia Doyle, Columnist
March 11, 2016
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Recently, Horizon Honors made a big change by revamping its logo, using compositions by the Horizon Honors Graphic Design students. Graphic Design, taught by Christi Britt, is a course that teaches students to use programs such as Photoshop. They started designing at the end of second quarter and have ...

Student Scheduling Meetings

Diana Gamez, Columnist
March 8, 2016
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As the final quarter approaches, the heads of the school have decided it's time for students to think ahead and prepare for the upcoming year. On Thursday, March 10, student sessions will take place at specific times to go over their plans. The scheduling handbook and forms were emailed out to all non-gr...

Falling in Love With Cantabile

Selina Fluty, Columnist
March 4, 2016
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On Tuesday, Mar. 1 at 7:30 p.m., Cantabile students walked onto the stage. Director Cori Jo VanderLey introduced the students, and they started with “Beyond the Sea,” a jazzy piece popularized by Pixar’s “Finding Nemo.” It included a string bass, piano and guitar. The song was mostly about missi...

Sweet Melodies from the Symphonic Band Concerts

Jennifer Park, Columnist
March 4, 2016
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Horizon Honors’ symphonic band represented their school with an excellent concert. They began by warming up and tuning their instruments. After they finished, Brian Murphy, the band teacher, hushed the crowd and began the concert. As the band got up on the stage, the middle school intermediate ...

Passionate Performances

Passionate Performances

Selina Fluty, Columnist
March 4, 2016
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On Tuesday, Mar. 1, at 6 p.m., Dolce Voce and Magnum Chordum were introduced by Cori Jo VanderLey, the director of the students. The seats were filled with family and friends. VanderLey explained how the concert was themed “Songs of the Heart,” which meant all of the pieces were about love and roma...

Name the Eagle!

Name the Eagle!

Diana Gamez, Columnist
March 2, 2016
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On Jan. 16, 2016, the secondary students received an e-blast inviting all students to suggest a proper name for Horizon Honors’ mascot, the Eagle. Those submissions were due on Jan. 22 for anyone who participated in submitting names. Horizon Honors received over 600 submissions and have selected t...

Horizon Honors Relayed for Life

Ilaria Cobb, Columnist
February 26, 2016
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For those of you who don’t know, Relay for Life is an event in support of the American Cancer Society. Relay features fundraising, walking and celebrating loved ones who have fought or who are still battling cancer. Well, this year was Horizon Honors first Relay for Life event. Senior Brogan Taylo...

Wind Ensemble Breezes Through Concert

Wind Ensemble Breezes Through Concert

Selina Fluty, Columnist
February 21, 2016
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The night began with friends and family filling up the crowd. They warmed up, then at 6 p.m., they began to play. Brian Murphy introduced the students, and the music began. “Legend of the Alhambra,” the first piece of the night, had a lot of different sounds and melodies combined to create an adv...

Wear a Cap, Find a Cure

Sophia Selin, Columnist
February 4, 2016
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Have you had a family member, friend, or peer, who has been affected by cancer? On Feb. 8, it is Horizon Honors’ time to step up again and show that we care about finding a cure for this disease. Participate in Cap for Cures by purchasing a pass in the office for only $5, and this will allow you to ...

Dancing Into a New Elective

Olivia Doyle, Columnist
January 29, 2016
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A dance elective has come to Horizon Honors this year, taught by the choir director Cori Vanderley. In this class, students learn many different kinds of dance and the history behind them to fulfill their physical education credit. VanderLey says, “So far in the dance class we have covered ballet, j...

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