Rewriting the Code

Girls Who Code encourages middle and high school girls to pursue programming careers.

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

February 23, 2020

Horizon Honors recently launched a chapter of the Girls Who Code club. Although the institution spans the country, few understand the larger mission of the organization: “to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does,” according to its websi...

Crafting Calligraphy

Jolie Flack, Columnist

December 7, 2019

Few realize the amount of time and effort it takes to master a skill in our fast-moving world. In many cases, people give up their craft too soon. Calligraphy is one of those unique skills that takes lots of patience, but is worth it in the end. At Horizon Honors, middle school students have formed a c...

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...

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...

Broadcast at Long Last

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

February 1, 2019

This 2018-2019 school year is the first year Horizon Honors has offered a course in video broadcasting and now, you can join the club, too! Starting after school on Tuesday, January 29th, the Video Broadcasting Club will make its debut. The club will be held in the community room and is supervised by Kris ...

Contribute to Kindness

Max Larsen, Columnist

January 27, 2019

Starting January 28th, Horizon is starting The Great Kindness Challenge. Kindness challenges aren’t a competition to see who can complete them the fastest; they have actual meaning. Telling someone they have a nice shirt without any real thought behind it is not improving anyone's life. To give a proper...

CIMI Next Year in Catalina

Sunrise over Catalina.

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

October 29, 2018

Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) is a camp catered to students on Catalina Island off the coast of California. Wilderness Club takes a weekend trip there every year. Over the course of two days, students get to experience a variety of activities such as snorkeling, tidepooling, hiking, and more. ...

Take Flight With HS Travel Club

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

October 25, 2018

It’s that time of the year again! Sign up is currently open for HS Travel Club’s newest adventures, this time to Costa Rica and the cities of Paris and London. These trips are a great way to learn about new cultures and places while enjoying it all with your friends. The 2019 Costa Rica trip, which...

Big Dreams for the Donation Drive

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

May 24, 2018

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

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...