They Shoot….. THEY SCORE

Senior Rachel Irons wrestles for the ball with a Sequoia Charter player. Horizon gained possession of the ball.
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Jacinda Bringas, Columnist

December 20, 2013

The Horizon Honors Varsity girls team played against Sequoia Charter on Thursday the 19th. The lady eagles walked into the game confident and ready to play. From the start the Eagles dominated Sequoia. Within minutes sophomore Emily Rush scored the first points for the girls by making a three-pointe...

Musical Opinions: Are They Based on the Bandwagon?

Headphones, which are commonly used to listen to music.  Copyright Devin Jones 2013

Devin Jones, Head of Photography and Media

December 3, 2013

Music is something that has been debated for years, with one of the chief disputes being over which musical genre is best or has the most talent. From classic bands like The Beatles to today’s One Direction, everyone has their own opinion on what makes music “good.” But is the idea of good musi...

Photo Tips, Episode 2

Photo Tips, Episode 2

Ryan Dietchman, Columnist

October 24, 2013

September Environmental Tips Calendar

September Environmental Tips Calendar

Manu Kondapi, Associate Editor

September 11, 2013


No More Finals

No More Finals

Daisy Valentin, Columnist

June 4, 2013

Do we need to have finals? They can be a huge stress factor for teens because they can either improve their final grades or destroy them. Many things cause teen stress: school work, parents, friends’ problem, and younger and older siblings. According to teen help, school work causes 78% of teen stre...

Finals are Beneficial

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Kai Farley, Columnist

June 4, 2013

As the school year is coming to an end, finals and summer  are fast approaching.  The dreaded final exams are a tool used by teachers to assess how well you have mastered or retained information from the specific subject. They often decide on what courses you can take next year, whether it’s time ...

How Processed Foods Affect our Lifestyle

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Marty Rhey, Website Administrator

June 4, 2013

For millennia, human beings have survived off of naturally hunted, gathered, or farmed food. Only recently have we have manufactured food in the way that we do: quickly and cost effectively, but at the cost of naturality. There are other costs associated with using processed foods, however. It isn't nat...

The High School Experience

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Aaron Ruacho, Columnist, 2010-2013

June 4, 2013

In my four years of high school, I have learned a lot of lessons about life. From work ethic to how to manage different distractions, high school is one of the best places to learn and grow. However, my time as a high school student is coming to a close, and I wanted to reflect on these past four ye...

Homestuck, The Best Story Ever?

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Ethan Price, Features & Extras Editor

June 3, 2013

Homestuck is a cultural phenomenon that has swept across the internet and created one of the most popular and currently running web comics of our time. It created a cornucopia of fan-driven content that only enhances what it has already done so well. So what makes it such a cultural juggernaut in toda...

Senior Lunch

Natori Cruz, Columnist

May 31, 2013

On May 22, Horizon Honors’ class of 2013 gathered in the Community Room for the annual senior lunch.  A variety of  talented students performed; Luis Quintanilla recited an original spoken word poem, “Write with Purpose,” and Lexi Spitzer, Carlee Farhar, and Stephanie Yamamoto performed Macklemore...