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The Horizon Sun

Movie Watchers of America Comes to Horizon Honors

Matt Butler, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs

Horizon is known for their vast variety of clubs that appeal to almost every student’s interest. There are clubs for everything ranging from baking to Harry Potter.  Movie Watchers of America was started by a few students that believed that they could make an impact on other people through movies....

What’s Shakin’, Bakin’?

Emily Christian, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs

The smell of fresh-baked cookies straight from the oven is always mouth-watering. Imagine that now, and every Friday after school in Spanish teacher Shannon Barden’s classroom. If that sounds great to you, Baking Club is here to make your dreams come true. Plan, bake, and enjoy your own creations di...

The New Alternative to “College, Career, and Life”

The New Alternative to “College, Career, and Life”

Naya Johnson, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs

In the past, Horizon Honors students turned to the “College, Career, and Life” (CCL) elective taught by Christi Britt when seeking advice and instruction in preparing for the future. The class has been said to be especially beneficial to the students taking it, and essential to the well-being of ...

Seniors’ Student Council Stories

Kylee Golden, Columnist

May 4, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Featured People, Showcase, Uncategorized

The seniors on student council gave advice to future students interested in participating to come and also talked about some of the best moments during their time at Horizon Honors. The Horizon Sun: What is your position in student council? Joey Vitagliano, senior: Senior class president.   Giu...

Fun and Creativity Unfold At Horizon Honors Origami Club

Fun and Creativity Unfold At Horizon Honors Origami Club

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist

April 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

John Minium, a seventh grader, started Horizon Honors’ Origami Club to share his passion for folding artful and impressive creations out of paper. Here is an exclusive interview with Minium, Horizon Honors’ origami master. The Horizon Sun: What is Origami Club exactly? What do students get to do there?...

Project Group 2.0: Individual Learning, Growth, and Creation

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist

February 23, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

Project Group 2.0 is an after school club for middle and intermediate school students. It is essentially a second project group, for those who miss the Project Group class in elementary school. Brad Skaggs, the club coordinator and 5-6 science teacher, describes the club’s activities and goals (interview...

Honoring National Honor Society

Hannah Browning, Columnist

February 23, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

Horizon Honors’ National Honor Society is an incredibly helpful experience for students. However, some are not sure what exactly the club is, what it does, or how to get in. This club gives students an opportunity to build their resume and develop their leadership skills. The Horizon Sun: What do you do in NHS? Ca...

FIDM Club Lookbook

FIDM Club Lookbook

Haylee Haupt, Columnist

December 9, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising) Club consists of a group of students who are interested in fashion and modern trends. This past weekend, they created a lookbook together. Each student brought two outfits for a photoshoot in Tempe. I asked the students in the club about the shoo...

Catalina Island 2016

Catalina Island 2016

Haylee Haupt, Columnist

October 27, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Events, Features, Showcase, Travel, Uncategorized

The Catalina Island trip is an annual event planned by Wilderness Club, where students and teachers get to spend three days (four days including travel) on the incredible island off the coast of California. This year, we went over fall break from October 13 to 16. Day One: We all had to meet at Horizon Honors ...

Film Club’s Featurette

Sophia Selin, Columnist

May 28, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

Over winter break, Film Club students gathered together to write the script for their 20-minute production “Remember Me.” Teacher and club sponsor Bethany Neel, along with her filmmaker husband Justin Neel, helped to film after school, and provided us with an interview. The Horizon Sun: What i...

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