Warming Up Pups: Pillows for Pets

Pillows for Pets Donation Box

Jacinda Bringas, Columnist

November 22, 2013

As colder weather approaches, juniors Julie Drake and Shannon Henschel have only one thing in mind, and that’s the countless homeless pets in Arizona. As a result, they have set up the Pillows for Pets drive, a program through which students, parents, and staff can donate items to help keep the ani...

Make a Wish, Fold a Star

Cute li'l paper stars

Marti Weary, Copy Editor

November 6, 2013

Lucky paper stars make an excellent aesthetic and hobby. Many people are scared away from them because they appear so delicate and complicated, but you don't need to be an origami master to fold these stars! Make enough to fill a jar as a gift or decoration, or simply fold a few to make some wishes....

Trick-or-Tree: Candy Corn Decor

Candy Corn Tree

Emily LaBatt, Columnist

November 1, 2013

Now that fall is in full swing, and Thanksgiving is approaching, it is a perfect time to decorate your home for the season.  This candy corn tree is a quick and easy craft that will really bring the beauty of fall into your home. Supplies: -clean, empty jar -bag of candy corn -decorative fall ribb...

Truce: a Review of Andrea Gibson’s Newest Album

Andrea Gibson performing in Flagstaff, Arizona

Jacinda Bringas, Columnist

November 1, 2013

With her popularity on the rise, spoken word artist and activist Andrea Gibson released her sixth studio album on October 8, 2013. With her release date being pushed back week after week, fans were excited to finally get their hands on Truce. As a fan myself, I have been waiting for this album to dro...

String Picasso

String Art

Kelleigh Hogan, Columnist

November 1, 2013

Have you ever tried to create visually appealing artwork? But, after hours of work, all you have to show is a mess of paint stains and a whole lot of frustration and anger; art that definitely needs a title to show what it is. However, there is a medium of art that is simple to make and clean up! St...

The Eagles Land on Catalina Island

Catalina Island

Jacinda Bringas, Columnist

October 25, 2013

On October 18, around 12 pm, 37 students and four chaperones from Horizon Honors high school touched the shore of Catalina Island. Their day started off quickly when students were ushered into their dorms and placed into groups within an hour of being on the island. Once in their groups, students wer...

Winter is Coming: MS Winter Sports

Sports folders in the front office

Emily LaBatt, Columnist

October 25, 2013

Horizon Honors middle school offers a variety of sports, including girls and boys basketball, co-ed soccer, girls volleyball, co-ed cross country, boys baseball, co-ed spirit line, and girls softball. As our sports handbook states, our teams encourage responsibility, teamwork, and good sportsmanship for all team...

Everything is Chrome in the Future: Horizon Honors’ New Chromebooks

New Chromebooks

Serge Hattasch, Columnist

October 23, 2013

Horizon Honors has been planning for a while to give students a 1-to-1 ratio with computers, and that dream is finally being realized. New Google Chromebooks have arrived at school, and are now available for students to use. Kathy Lacey, the school technology assistant, tells us the new Chromebooks will...

Leaving Home and the Death of Childhood

Marti Weary, Rescue Copy Editor

October 23, 2013

In my mind, I often compare leaving home to dying of a terminal illness. While the comparison isn’t perfect, and callous at its worst, it provides me with the best way to describe my feelings about growing up and leaving home. Imagine this: an invisible clock ticks down on your last moments of existence...

Babysitting: Expectations vs. Reality (Comic)

Kids don't like me.

Marti Weary, Rescue Copy Editor

October 23, 2013

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