The Horizon Sun

Nothin’ But Runnin’

The Horizon Honors Family Fun Run taking off.

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

March 6, 2020

Everyone had a fantastic day at the Horizon Honors Family Fun Run. Families from all different grade levels showed up to support their school. It rained hard a few days before the race, and concerns about not being able to run were floating around. But thankfully, the event was still on. Altogether,...

Rewriting the Code

Girls Who Code encourages middle and high school girls to pursue programming careers.

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

February 23, 2020

Horizon Honors recently launched a chapter of the Girls Who Code club. Although the institution spans the country, few understand the larger mission of the organization: “to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does,” according to its websi...

Book Fair Fun

Help Horizon Honors assist its elementary students in finding the perfect book.

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

February 17, 2020

Between Feb. 28 and Mar. 6, 2020, Horizon Honors is organizing a book fair! The library needs help setting up and running the program for our elementary students, who will all come to find a good book to read. If you want to sign up, click here. For more information about volunteering, talk to Mrs. Duet in the media center. If you love books, you’ll be sure to ...

A Steady Pace Until the Race

Even the slowest runner can participate in this family event.

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

February 2, 2020

Horizon Honors is making vast progress on the Capital Campaign. Still, the school is planning many more fun events in the future, including the Family Fun Run. This is a great way to spend time with your family and support your school. Ellen Tadman is the chair of the Family Fun Run subcommittee, which...

Vetting the Vending Machines

Bella Rao, Columnist

January 19, 2020

Arriving in the third quarter, students were quick to realize the vending machines, selling most items for $1 or $1.25, were missing. Rumors have made their way through the student body, but no one has determined why we no longer have the vending machines. Many students are disappointed; they enjoye...

The Community Capital Campaign

A map of the Horizon Honors secondary side, showcasing where the updated buildings are planned to be.

Lilly Wolfe, Columnist

January 19, 2020

As the student body grows, the campus needs to grow with it. The school intends to expand its campus through the new Capital Campaign. The Capital Campaign is a fundraising event to raise money for expansions to our school. The school does not have an unlimited budget, and needs the community’s fun...

Freak Out!

The promotional poster of “Freaky Friday: the Musical.”

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

January 19, 2020

Horizon Honors Performing Arts is bringing new life to a timeless classic, “Freaky Friday.” This play has gone through many mediums, and now we will be able to see it’s musical version, “Freaky Friday: the Musical.” It has gone from page, to screen, and is now to stage. Here is everything yo...

Pa-Jammin’ in January

Pa-Jammin' in January

Cameron Foley, Columnist

January 19, 2020

Horizon Honors Key Club is holding a pajama donation drive for Phoenix Children’s Hospital while awarding community service hours for donated pajamas. Donation boxes are located in the front office and Media Center, and all pajamas must be donated with the tags still attached. Phoenix Children’s ...

Swirling Snowflakes and Graceful Flowers

Zora Griffin Todd on the front program of the Ahwatukee Foothills Nutcracker.

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

December 19, 2019

It was August of 2015, and I was begging my mom to take me to my friend’s Nutcracker performance. It was her first ever time in this show, and she was so excited. My mom was reluctant to buy the tickets because the show was in five months, and we still had to plan our holidays, but I was a persisten...

The Greatest Art Show

Yaniv Golden, Columnist

December 19, 2019

On Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, Horizon Honors hosted a special event that happens at the end of each semester: the Art and Guitar Showcase. This night celebrates the achievements of the students who participate in fine art electives such as Digital Art, Graphic Design, Culinary Arts, Guitar, and Art. The stud...

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