Should There be a Horizon Honors Orchestra?

The strings deserve a place at Horizon Honors too.
Horizon Honors has a fairly successful band program. But winds and percussion are not for everyone. Some students may be more interested in the string family, so why not have an orchestra?
November 20, 2020

Art is a very important subject in school and benefits students in many ways. Horizon Honors has a music program that has seemed to work well, so it might be time to expand. That is why I advocate for...

Big Changes: New Schedule

Important modifications to Horizon Honors students’ weekly schedules have been made to help ensure safety among students, and allow the best possible sanitization on campus.
November 20, 2020

The Horizon Honors administration recently announced that starting Nov. 25, all secondary students will have asynchronous learning at home on Wednesdays. Students must do a mandatory check-in with their...

What’s the Deal With Clue?

Don't worry, the show will still go on!
With actors being quarantined and COVID-19 cases on the rise, what will happen to the Horizon Honors drama production, Clue?
November 15, 2020

With quarantine and masks being commonplace nowadays, it would make sense that it would make its way into school, but no one could predict how much it would affect the students and teachers here. As...

Christmas Music Chaos

Though there is no set point, when can we start listening to Christmas music?
Should Christmas music be played before Thanksgiving?
November 12, 2020

Many people love the classic sounds of your favorite Christmas carols, but how soon is too soon? Now of course there are no real rules, but you would probably receive some judgmental looks if you're listening...

What do Students Think About the Three Lunch Shifts?

What do Students Think About the Three Lunch Shifts?
Horizon Honors has had students eat lunch in three different shifts. While this is necessary due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for social distancing, what do students think?
November 5, 2020

Since the first day that students came back in person, they have had to eat lunch at three different times. Lunch group A goes from 11:12 a.m. to 11:42 a.m, lunch group B goes from 11:55 a.m. to 12:25...

BOO! Spooky Season During the Pandemic

Halloween during a pandemic will be very different than usual.
As Halloween approaches, pandemic uncertainty has prompted some people to change their regular plans for the holiday.
October 30, 2020

Many people around the country are wondering what to do for Halloween during the pandemic. Countless people are frightened of contracting COVID-19, supposedly meaning that a lot of people won't be going...

Split Learning: Which Teacher Has the Best Setup?

Split Learning: Which Teacher Has the Best Setup?
With distance learning and in-person learning combined, it can be hard for everyone to see each other. Many teachers are finding ways around this, but what setup works the best? 
October 29, 2020

With Horizon Honors being split between in-person and online learning, teachers have to get creative with their setups. Some teachers place a camera in their room for the online students to see their peers,...

Keeping Horizon Honors Clean

Standard sanitization procedures at Horizon Honors.
The new school cleaning procedures can be irritating, but they are necessary to keep the school healthy and safe.
October 28, 2020

School still has to go on. Horizon Honors wants the teachers, students, and staff members to be as safe as possible with the pandemic in mind. To this end, the Horizon Honors faculty made a cleaning checklist...

Halloween Day at Horizon Honors

Halloween Day at Horizon Honors
Halloween is still not celebrated at Horizon Honors, and students believe that ought to change.
October 28, 2020

Some students at Horizon Honors believe that Halloween should be celebrated at school. Personally, I believe that we should have a Halloween day at school where we get to wear costumes. I talked to Ann...

Virtual Book Fair

An advertisement for a similar virtual book fair.
As the virtual book fair approaches, many are considering the process of buying books online for the first time.
October 28, 2020

The book fair this year is going to be different from usual. Everything is happening virtually and the books will be sent directly to your home instead of you going to the school to pick. It is taking...

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