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The Horizon Sun

Performing with Poinsettias

Performing with Poinsettias

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase

As the year progresses, the holiday festivities start. Carolers start singing, Christmas trees are put up, relatives are shopping for one another, and a general happy feeling is present when Christmas comes to town. Everyone loves that moment when you run over to the tree, waiting for Santa Claus’s pre...

Lunchtime or Clubtime?

Emily Christian, Columnist

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Student Opinion, Uncategorized

One of the most popular club slots is during lunch, and these clubs generally have around the same attendance as their after-school counterparts. They are beneficial when considering the average student’s schedule, but lunch is also a time to eat food with friends and interact socially, more than ju...

Make Way For The Relay

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

November 19, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Featured People

Relay for Life, a run in which students can enjoy time at their school while raising money for cancer, won’t be back at Horizon Honors until March, but that doesn’t mean the students involved aren’t preparing now. The people making this possible are the Relay for Life Leadership team, and they ...

Study In A Sister City

Naya Johnson, Columnist

November 19, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Features, Travel, Uncategorized

Studying abroad is a shared desire of many Horizon Honors students, and maybe you’re one of those wishful thinkers. Fortunately for you, you now have the opportunity to chase that dream thanks to the 2018 Tempe Sister Cities Student Exchange. It may sound like a mouthful, but the process to register is ...

Veteran Families

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Uncategorized

Many families have someone who has, or is, serving in the military. Others may not know what it is like for those families and the struggles that they go through. We need to support them in any way we can. We can help them by spreading knowledge of their stories, and telling others how they can help. One w...

Hard Work Pays Off for Cici Collins

Hard Work Pays Off for Cici Collins

Matt Butler, Columnist

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Sports

According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, “only 1.2 [percent] of all high school volleyball players go on to play at a D1 collegiate level.” For some, this dream of playing at the next level is diminished by the competition at the high school level, but for students like senior Ce...

Diving into the Details: Caileigh Burdette

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Uncategorized

Last year in 2016, Horizon Honors made a new sport available to high school students: the swim and dive team. This year, however, one student used this opportunity to become the first swimmer in school history to qualify for the state meet. Caileigh Burdette, sophomore, qualified in the 500-yard frees...

I Found the Founder: A Horizon History

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

November 9, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Uncategorized

Our school, Horizon Honors, has been around for almost 21 years (founded in 1996) and has gone through changes, improvements, and events that have led it to be the school that it is today. Over the course of 20 years, most of the original staff have parted from Horizon, but three remain. Brad Sk...

Contribute to the Cure

Reese Bennett, Columnist

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events

Horizon Honors Secondary School is participating, along with 27,000 schools across the United States, to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Leukemia is a cancer where white blood cells abnormally multiply and overcrowd one’s red blood cells and platelets. The excessive amount...

I Survived Model UN: Tales from Horizon Honors Delegates

Naya Johnson, Columnist

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs

This past Saturday, the Horizon Honors Model United Nations team had the opportunity to compete in the Westwood Model United Nations (WMUN) conference at Westwood High School. The team consisted of six members: freshman Ben Brady, sophomore Nicole Johnson, sophomore Allison Hale, sophomore Sarai Crawford,...

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