The Horizon Sun

Coasting Through Class at Castles-N’-Coasters

Coasting Through Class at Castles-N’-Coasters

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

May 17, 2019

On May 13, Mr. Sprinzl’s Physics and Physics Honors classes took a field trip to Castles-N’-Coasters. Horizon Honors students were joined by students from several other schools throughout the valley. They spent a total of two hours there, and were able to experience everything that the park had to...

Summer Celebrations

Summer Celebrations

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

May 17, 2019

The middle school social took place on Friday, May 10, and got students excited for the end of school with its summer theme. Around 30 people were able to attend, and all enjoyed spending time with one another and celebrating their hard work throughout the year. There was plenty of food, games, leis...

A Perfectly Balanced Workload

Max Larsen, Columnist

May 15, 2019

A common misconception about extracurriculars is that having extra activities will interfere with the amount of school work you get done. However, I have noticed that the more involved I am with sports or extracurriculars, the better I seem to perform. During this year’s soccer season, I was co...

Getting Your Prom Fit on a Budget

Getting Your Prom Fit on a Budget

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

May 3, 2019

Prom is just around the corner and all the money you’ve been saving can easily be spent on just two things: a dress or suit, and a ticket. But finding an outfit to wear to prom that you love, is affordable, and is able to last the whole night is quite hard, especially when you are on a budget. T...

Horizon Honors Hosts Humane Society Drive

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

May 3, 2019

Horizon Honors is doing an animal care drive from April 22 to May 10. They are accepting many items related to pets, including old towels, toys, unopened pet food, collars, leashes, blankets, or anything else that could go toward the benefit of a pet. You can donate these items in the front office or th...

Chicken & Waffles for the Soul, Mrs. Heinrich for the Heart

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

April 25, 2019

Ingredients: 4 chicken tenders ½ to ¾ cup buttermilk ¼ cup butter, softened 2 ½ tbsp honey, plus extra for drizzling ¾ cup flour ½ tbsp garlic powder or salt ½ tsp paprika ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp onion salt or powder ¼ tsp black pepper ¾ cup oil (use sparingly) **Option...

Drawing Conclusions About Cartooning

Troy Wildy, Columnist

April 5, 2019

Cartoons have always been popular. They are a source of entertainment and a great thing to gather over on rainy days. But what many do not know is that cartoons also benefit those who create them. They are a way for people to express themselves more clearly and be better understood. There are people wh...

Horizon Honors Field Refurbishment

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

April 5, 2019

As many of the Horizon Honors students may know, the field has been under construction for quite a while. Many questions have been raised relating to the reasoning behind the renovation, as well as how it will help our school. Horizon Honors has been working to provide us with a new baseball field, w...

Importance of ILPs

Max Larsen, Columnist

April 5, 2019

At the beginning of every quarter, teachers, parents, and students arrive at school to discuss how the student is doing at school, sign off for next year’s course selections, and most importantly, develop Individual Learning Plans (ILPs). ILPs, the shorthand for these meetings, allow teachers and pa...

Effective New Electives

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

March 14, 2019

The 2018-2019 school year is coming to a close at Horizon Honors, and it’s finally time to begin selecting courses for the upcoming school year. In accordance with the trend over the past few years, secondary has added a significant amount of new electives, through both “distance” (online) and tra...

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