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The Creation of Capstone

Hannah Browning, Columnist
May 20, 2017
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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 ...

Seniors’ Student Council Stories

Kylee Golden, Columnist
May 4, 2017
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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...

Cheer On Spiritline!

Hannah Browning, Columnist
April 28, 2017
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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
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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 ...

Welcome to the NCAA: Student Sports Journalism

Kylee Golden, Columnist
April 6, 2017
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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...

Mirjam Makes For America

Mya Smith, Columnist
February 23, 2017
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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...

Student Spotlight: Joey Vitagliano

Student Spotlight: Joey Vitagliano

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
December 9, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Campus Life, Featured People, Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

Joey Vitagliano, also known as Joe Vito, is a senior at Horizon Honors whose music career has been taking off. Joey won second place as a soloist in Alice Cooper’s Annual Christmas Pudding on Nov. 18 and is working on his third EP at the moment. His music can be described as a mix of indie, folk, and al...

What Are You Thankful For?

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
November 23, 2016
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Below is a video of students and teachers answering the question, “What are you thankful for?” There were many different responses, some funny, some serious, but overall each person had something to be thankful for, and in the end that's all that matters. Make sure you share what you're thankful ...

Eagle Becomes a Yellowjacket

Eagle Becomes a Yellowjacket

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
November 11, 2016
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On Wednesday, senior Alexa Smythe signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Montana State University – Billings (MSUB). Smythe’s friends, family, and coaches gathered around outside Horizon Honors’ gym to watch. A letter of intent is when a student athlete signs a contract stating th...

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