The Final Hour

Katy Abbe, Columnist

May 23, 2014

2014. I recall way back in fifth grade that that number meant nothing to me. When I took the AIMS and wrote down my year of graduation I remember thinking, Wow, that is so far away, I don’t think I’ll ever graduate. Today, I look at that number- 2k14- and I find myself musing, Wow, the end of th...

Finding a New Varsity Cheer Coach

Some of the cheer team and HCLC students showing their school pride. This features seniors Shelby Pearcy, Heather Dixon, and Connor Pendleton; junior Billy Hardiman; and sophomores Destiny Lovely, Bree Lientz, and Daisy Valentin.

Natori Cruz, Columnist

May 19, 2014

With upcoming tryouts for the 2013-2014 cheer searson, Horizon Honors is looking for a new high school varsity cheer coach. Athletic director, Nate Agostini is working hard to find the right coach for the team. The athletic department is in the process of collection the applications for possible coaches....

Beyond The Last Milestone: Finishing 2014 On A High Note

(L to R) Seventh grader Tessa Jung, freshmen Karolina Grgurovic, Krista Santacruz, sophomores Kori Klein, Wesley Jamison, junior Alexa Geidel, and seventh grader Finley Lindsey pose with the official No Place For Hate banner.  It declared Horizon Honors as a member of the national organization and the first charter school in Arizona to receive the recognition.

Alexa Geidel and Serge Hattasch

May 19, 2014

On Wednesday May 7, the Beyond The Walls (BTW) club of Horizon Honors was presented with an official banner making it a No Place For Hate (NPFH) school.The lunch time presentation marked the next step in the club’s fight against bullying within and beyond the walls of our school. Seventh grader...

Staying Safe this Summer

Using these helpful tips, you won’t need to worry about getting scorched in the hot Arizona sun.

Maggie Kenzler, Columnist

May 17, 2014

As the summer rolls around and the sun begins to shine brighter, here are some helpful tips for keeping your skin safe. Use a sunscreen lotion that has an SPF of 15 or higher to prevent painful sunburns and skin cancer. Putting sunscreen on your face, ears, neck, arms, back, and shoulders are the...

This Book Is Legend

“Legend” is available at the Scholastic Book Fair, running from May 12 to May 15. Marie Lu published this novel in 2011.

Kelleigh Hogan, Columnist

May 17, 2014

June Iparis, the prodigy of the Republic, has a target, and this one is personal. Although she is the only person known to have a perfect score on the mandatory testing, her antics are just as notorious in the school system. What seemed like a normal day ended with her sole guardian and brother Metias...

The World of Stories and Fables

Katy Abbe, Columnist

May 17, 2014

When everyone was ready to go, we gathered the supplies and made our way to the stables. Jason suggested that I ride with Arthur, as Dale wouldn’t jostle her rider as much as Clyde, and Arthur really needed the stability. It made sense, but even then my heart flipped when I thought about riding with...

Yearbook Distribution

Emily LaBatt, Columnist

May 14, 2014

Throughout this school year the yearbook staff has been hard at work interviewing, photographing, and designing, all with the purpose of putting together this year's yearbook. The final product will be distributed to students at lunch on May 16, with the final date to order May 15. Far more work went...

Sound of Music Senior Night

Marti Weary, Copy Editor

May 13, 2014

Last Saturday brought with it the final showing of the student production of the Sound of Music. The last show of the spring production carries with it a special tradition: senior night, a public seeing-off to all of the show’s seniors. Seniors and teacher-directors take up the front of the stage ...

Random Acts of Kindness

Random acts of kindness can easily be incorporated into your everyday activities. Next time you bake some cookies, take some to share with a friend.

Anja Asato, Editor in Chief

May 13, 2014

Do one good deed a day. This classic saying is often heard, but not carried through in our daily lives. However, doing something nice for someone else really can make the world a better place. Brightening the day of someone around you can make a significant impact. And from there, the kindness can only...

The Sound of Music: A Review

The Sound of Music: A Review

Addy Bennett, Columnist

May 13, 2014

Late on Saturday, May 3, senior Aubrey Chaston’s voice rang out with the final notes of a journey.  This particular journey took six months to complete, and it was a truly glorious finish to the race that was “The Sound of Music.” For the second time since the opening of the show, I reminisced...