Divergent: One Watch Will Transform You

Lauren Bander, Columnist

April 24, 2014

Divergent’s setting takes place in the future, where Chicago has turned into what its residents would call a utopia. Citizens are born into a faction--Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Erudite, or Dauntless--and at age sixteen, they take a test to tell which one you truly fit in to. Each person is supposed to o...

The Eagles Face-Off Against Skyline

Carter Robinson, Sports Editor

March 7, 2014

March 4, 2014 marked the first official game of the boys’ volleyball season. The Eagles played away against Skyline High School. The Boys’ Varsity started the first game off with a bang, with each school trading off the lead. As the points racked up and with each team neck and neck, Skyline took...

MS Girls Basketball Games

Hannah McGerty, Columnist

March 7, 2014

On Wednesday the MS Girls Basketball team played their first game against Rancho Solano’s Girls Basketball team in Scottsdale. Although Horizon Honors lost by 11 points, the girls put forth all their effort and tried their hardest. The Girls Basketball team plays their second game on Monday the 10th aga...

Living in Excess

A screenshot from the #firstworldproblems video. 
Photo by: TheGiftOfWater © 2012

Tyler Danner, Columnist

December 20, 2013

Rihanna, a future resident of New York City, will move into an apartment that will cost her $40,000 a month. However, the luxury space is not ready for move-in until her $500,000 renovation turning three bedrooms into three walk-in closets is done. Consider the stark contrast between a celebrity in Americ...

Cantabile Pre-Tour Concert

Cantabile singing at Performing Arts California Tour, used with permission by Kelly Bonowski.

Evan Rosser, Columnist

June 4, 2013

Cantabile’s 4th quarter concert was a resounding success this year. This final concert offered an array of upbeat Disney themed songs in preparation for their tour to Disneyland, and excellent instrumental accompaniment when needed. The concert opened with Turn the World Around with Tony Salatino gra...

Serving Up Horizon’s Next Big Thing

Photo of Agostini, used with permission by Christi Britt.

Colton Peters, Columnist, 2012-2013

June 4, 2013

As most of the students have probably heard by now, Horizon will have a boys’ Volleyball team starting next year. I’ve heard personally from numerous students about how interested they are in the program, so I interviewed Horizon Honor’s Athletic Director, Mr Agostini, and ask him a few more q...

Student Band: Froski

Joey, Josh, and Zane practicing together.
Photo taken by Bennet Wood.

Colton Peters, Columnist, 2012-2013

June 4, 2013

Different students have different interests, some like to draw, others play sports, and some people like to craft things. You could even go so far as to say that there is an extracurricular activity for everyone, and for a small number of students, this takes the form of a student band. It’s not a...

Horizon Honors Ranking Rises

Horizon Honors Rank, taken by Marty Rhey.

Marty Rhey, Website administrator

June 4, 2013

Recently, the 2013 U.S. News and World Report Nation’s Best High Schools was released, and Horizon Community Learning Center was ranked 17th in the state, out of 385. This is a personal best for the school, as last year, our slotting was 22nd. The rank is decided on four factors: teacher student rati...

Cheer Tryouts

The 2013-2014 Horizon Honors Cheer Team ~ used with permission of Daisy Valentin

Daisy Valentin, Columnist

May 31, 2013

Lots of high school and middle school girls have been looking forward to cheer tryouts. For several years the high school team has been very small. The cheerleaders from last season were thrilled to find out that more girls would be trying out for cheer this season. Tryouts began on Wednesday, May 15, 2013...

Thnks fr th Mmrs

Courtesy of Aaron Ruacho

Aaron Ruacho, Columnist, 2010-2013

May 31, 2013

Well, crap.   I’ve only been here for three years, but it feels like I’ve been going to this school since kindergarten. I never thought I would be sad to leave school, but it sucks to leave. I never thought a school would become the thing I fret over. I’m not afraid of life outside high s...