Horizon Honors’ Class of 2017 Post-High School Plans

See where Horizon Honors' seniors are headed!
May 31, 2017

A Berry Good Lemonade

This recipe is a twist on traditional lemonade that’s absolutely perfect for the Arizona heat.
May 26, 2017

If you’re someone who likes lemonade but is starting to get tired of the same taste, maybe a berry lemonade could put a spin on things. Lucky for you, this recipe has not one but three berries to mix...

Summing Up Boys’ Volleyball

Horizon Honors’ boys’ volleyball team sadly fell to Cienega High School this past week but their accomplishments outweighed the loss.
May 22, 2017

The boys' volleyallb team went to represent Horizon Honors at the championship game last week and unfortunately lost 15-11. It was hard for the team to end their season like that, but for most of the players,...

The Creation of Capstone

Capstone Honors Symposium is going to be a new elective at Horizon Honors next year that allows students to work on a year-long project about something they’re passionate about.
May 20, 2017

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...

Drama Students’ Masques of Emotion

Family and friends gathered at the school on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 to appreciate the art of performance with the Drama class students.
May 20, 2017

The murmurs of the crowd subdued as the light of the MPR clicked off and darkness engulfed the audience. Ann Shaheen, the drama teacher, delivered her introduction and the night began. Senior Rachel Hogan...

English: The Language of a Thousand Faces

Flashlight or torch? Truck or lorry? British and American English have many differences and unique idiosyncrasies that can take some getting used to.
May 18, 2017

American English and British English may be the same language at their core, but many years of separation and isolated growth have made them into two very different dialects. Looking at both them in a...

Vegetarianism: The Environmental Effects of a Meat-free Diet

No more barbecue? Inconceivable! However, the environmental effects of vegetarianism can’t be ignored.
May 18, 2017

Many people love a nice juicy burger, or a large hot dog, or a cheesy pepperoni pizza—but not everyone. According to The Vegetarian Times, about 3.2% of Americans are vegetarian (with about 0.5% being...

Acknowledge the Community College

This summer, many upcoming high school seniors are starting to tour universities to find their future school, and yet many ignore their possible perfect option: community colleges.
May 18, 2017

Most high school juniors right now have to start looking into where they’re planning on going for college, and that can be an extremely stressful task. You have to figure out what major you want to study,...

If It Ain’t Book, Don’t Fix It!

Books vs. movies: the never-ending debate. The clear answer to this is that if the movie stays true to the original story, the winner is the audience.
May 18, 2017

Book to movie adaptations. The movies where people are bound to comment that movie was not as good as the book or that the character’s hair is different. I usually look at the movie adaptation not as...

Make Oreo Balls For Mother’s Day

These are perfect for Mother's Day.
Mother’s Day this year is on Sunday, May 14, and if your mom loves chocolate, this recipe is perfect to show her your appreciation for all she does.
May 12, 2017

These oreo balls are simple enough to make by yourself, and your mom will love them. It is surprisingly easy considering how amazing they taste. Ingredients: One package of oreos 8 ounces cream...

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