The Horizon Sun

Big Dreams for the Donation Drive

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

May 24, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Events

Over the course of occasional lunch meetings within the past few months, HeForShe has designed a drive with the help of Student Council to benefit women staying at the Dream Center. The members of  HeForShe, under the guidance of club president and junior Rebecca Hamby, are determined to help others, ...

What is NJHS?

Emily Christian, Columnist

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs

National Junior Honors Society (NJHS) is an international organization for middle school students (grades 6 through 10) who are academically excellent and ethically engaged in their communities. For students, being a part of NJHS is essential to planning ahead to excel in high school, college, and fu...

GeoBee vs. BOB

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Events

In the past, Horizon Honors Elementary and Horizon Honors Middle School have competed against each other in the Battle of the Books (BOB). Each student would read around two books and would study them to find details hidden inside. The students would then compete within their grade levels in trivia ga...

That Time of Year(book)

Kate Allen, Columnist

May 16, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Events

Yearbooks have been a tradition for many years and will continue for a long time. Horizon Honors has made amazing yearbooks this year that you can cherish for the rest of your life. Memories last a lifetime and high school is a big portion of that. Make sure to get your yearbooks soon! If you haven’...

Senior Smarts

Matt Butler, Columnist

May 16, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People

Wow… 13 years of schooling in the books. I remember the first day walking into kindergarten, hyped up because I had a dope new sports blanket for nap time. Head held up high, the teachers asked me what my name was and I answered confidently “Peanut Little,” a nickname given to me by my mom. From tha...

Nik Dave Awarded Flinn Scholarship

Reese Bennett, Columnist

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People

Nik Dave, senior at Horizon Honors, has received the honor of being given the Flinn Scholarship. This scholarship is given to only 20 high-achieving seniors out of the entire state of Arizona, and comes with four years of college at an Arizona public university, study abroad, a funded internship, pe...

Arrive at the Blood Drive

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Events

Horizon Honors is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, May 16, and needs students to find the courage to become a donor. The drive will be open from 8 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. for students ages 16 and up. If you are, however, under the age of 18, you will need a permission slip to participate, signed by your ...

Spring Musical 2018: “The Addams Family”

Emily Christian and Jaidan Leonard

May 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Events

The Addams family is first introduced in a graveyard, where they summon their ancestors from the dead. The family seems to bond over their dark, violent lifestyle that they have obviously led for generations, as shown in the musical number “When You’re an Addams.” It is evident that the parents,...

V for Vitagliano

Reese Bennett, Columnist

April 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People

If you are a student on Horizon Honor’s secondary side, it’s impossible to not know who Mr. Vitagliano, more commonly known as Mr. V, is. He is a well-loved, wise, and utterly sweet teacher who loves working with kids and building relationships past the simple student-teacher level. I think this is one of t...

Fling Your Worries Away

Kate Allen, Columnist

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Events

The Spring Fling is just around the corner on April 6th. It is filled with fun games, carnival rides, and many other attractions. You can buy Horizon Bucks or wristbands at the door, and when you enter the carnival there will be live music, karaoke, food, and many volunteer opportunities at Spring Fling! ...

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