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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...

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 ...

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...

They Just Want to Have “MUN”

Naya Johnson, Columnist

October 29, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Events, Featured People

Whenever I mention the Model UN club, not only am I greeted with puzzled expressions, but also with intrigue. Students who are curious will ask questions concerning its purpose, and will oftentimes find themselves even more confused by the various events that take place during a conference. The common...

Stay Warm This Winter With Eagle’s Nest Winter Wear

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

October 29, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events

Horizon Honors has a new way to allow you to support the school, get some comfy winter clothes for the coming season, and show off your school spirit: the Eagle’s Nest, also known as the School Spirit Store. The Eagle’s Nest has clothes such as beanies, jackets, sweatshirts, and more. The money that is spe...

2017 Eagle Graduates Leave the Nest

2017 Eagle Graduates Leave the Nest

Haylee Haupt, Columnist

June 2, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase

On May 30, 2017, the class of 2017 of Horizon Honors High School gathered with their loved ones for one of the moment they’ve been waiting for since they started school: graduation. The ceremony started with the teachers in their own cap and gowns walking to their seats. Then, the crowd, still standing...

“Band-amonium” Breaks Out at Secondary Band Concert

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist

May 28, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events

The secondary band concert on Thursday, May 18, was a “key” moment for the performers, as it was their last performance of the year. They all played very well, with a full sound, and everyone could definitely tell that music was their “forte.” (If you are already tired of these music puns, just...

Drama Students’ Masques of Emotion

Addy Bennett, Editor of Campus Life

May 20, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

The murmurs of the crowd subdued as the light of the MPR clicked off and darkness engulfed the audience. Ann Shaheen, the drama teacher, delivered her introduction and the night began. Senior Rachel Hogan first explained to the audience the process of crafting a character to ready their mindset for the ...

Wind Ensemble and Concert Bands “Strike a Chord” At Concert

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist

March 4, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

On February 28, 2017, the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band concerts took place at 7:00 p.m., and they put on an amazing performance. First up on stage was the Wind Ensemble. Wind Ensemble is a smaller group, so proper musical balance within each piece is difficult. However, they played their songs beaut...

Competition Cooking in the Kitchen: Cupcake Wars

Kylee Golden, Columnist

March 4, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

This past week Horizon Honors culinary class participated in a cupcake competition against the other groups in their class. It was a fun and exciting day for teams to make a cupcake of their choice – from scratch – that they had chosen weeks before. It was a very stressful and intense 50 minutes for many...

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