The Horizon Sun

Indecent or Acceptable?

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Emily LaBatt, Columnist

February 24, 2014

As Horizon Honors’ high school and middle school students cheer from the bleachers, Spiritline yells to the crowd to arouse school spirit. Spiritline is a group of eight cheerleaders who perform at school pep rallies and in state-level competitions outside of school. However, their short skirts detra...

Athletic Director of the Year

Athletic Director of the Year

Daisy Valentin, Columnist

September 17, 2013

Nate Agostini, Horizon Honors’ athletic director, was named the AIA 2A Athletic Director of the Year. “It’s an honor and privilege... love doing it [being the athletic director],” exclaimed Agostini. This means that Agostini kept up with his responsibilities as the athletic director which includ...

Why Fancy it Up?

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Sophomore volleyball girls: Michelle Ogle, Joli Sadler and Emma Martin. Doing volleyball poses.

Daisy Valentin, Columnist

September 13, 2013

Student athletes at Horizon Honors are required to dress up on game days as a display of team spirit and school pride. Horizon Honors is a part of the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) and we take the “honors” in our title very seriously. Students live and work up to our name, Horizon Hono...

Benefits of AP Classes

2012/2013 AP Lit class.

Daisy Valentin, Columnist

June 3, 2013

High school students that feel the need to be challenged more in their education typically take Advanced Placement (AP) courses to be better prepared for college. AP classes are college level courses that have a harder curriculum than a regular and well formed subject plan. It is a well thought out ...

Turducken Recipe

Josh Taylor, Columnist, 2012-2013

November 13, 2012

Thanksgiving is approaching rapidly, and what’s a better way to impress your family than cooking a turducken? For those of you unaware of what turducken is, it is a chicken, inside of a duck, inside of a turkey. This type of cooking is called engastration, a recipe method in which one animal is stuffed inside the gastric passage of another. Here is what you’ll nee...

Wreck-It Ralph Review

Used with permission by Alex Dockery

Alex Dockery, Columnist, 2012-2013

November 12, 2012

Disney’s animated movie, Wreck-It Ralph, centers around Ralph, voiced by John C. Reilly. Ralph is a big guy who has an equally big heart. He lives within the video game Wreck-It Ralph where his job is to smash windows and buildings until the game’s hero, Fix-It Felix, voiced by Jack McBrayer (wh...

Leftover Sweet Potato Cake

Alexis Griffin, Columnist, 2011-2013

November 10, 2012

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups white sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F....

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