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A Stellar Symphonic Concert

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

March 4, 2017

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, Horizon Honors’ Symphonic Band concert put on a remarkable performance that filled up every seat in the multipurpose room. Before the band performed, the Intermediate Band and Symphonic Band both combined to perform a song called “Clarinets Packing Up Early.” Eric Best, ...

My Model UN Experience

My Model UN Experience

Hannah Browning, Columnist

February 6, 2017

Contrary to what a couple of my classmates seem to think, Model UN is not a fashion club. Model United Nations is a club or, in some schools, a class, where students pretend to be a delegate from a country and have conferences similar to those of the United Nations where they try to pass resolutions...

Horizon Honors’ Choirs Usher in Holiday Cheer and an Audience

Addy Bennett, Editor of Campus Life

December 13, 2016

Anticipation spread through the crowded audience the night of the choir concerts as parents and siblings readied their recording devices. At 6 p.m., Cori Jo VanderLey, choir director, lead her students out onto the stage and introduced them before they began to sing. To kick off Horizon Honor’s winter concert...

Teachers Tell You How to Study for their Final

Teachers Tell You How to Study for their Final

Hannah Browning, Columnist

December 9, 2016

Finals can be one of the most stressful experiences in high school and middle school. In a tough class where you have difficulty with short quizzes, a test on everything you’ve done in a semester can seem overwhelming and impossible. That’s why I’ve asked some teachers at Horizon Honors for their adv...

Horizon Honors’ Secondary Bands Toot Their Own Horns

Horizon Honors’ Secondary Bands Toot Their Own Horns

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist

December 4, 2016

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, the Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, and Symphonic Band had their semester concerts. For the first time, the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band had combined performance pieces, though they each had their own individual pieces as well. First, the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band tuned and warmed up on...

Sadie Hawkins Plays Ball

Sadie Hawkins Plays Ball

Hannah Browning, Columnist

November 23, 2016

Students enjoyed dancing and hanging out with their friends at this year’s Sadie Hawkins dance. Unlike last year’s Sadie’s, this dance was sports themed instead of something more formal. In addition to this, the dance was held outside instead of in the MPR. For only $7, students could dance, play ...

Want to Save a Life? Donate Blood!

Hannah Browning, Columnist

November 16, 2016

Horizon Honors will be hosting their blood drive on Mon. Nov. 21. It will be held in the multipurpose room from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. People scheduled to donate blood will go to the multipurpose room and check in; walk-ins are welcome, too, but they may be unable to donate blood immediately. They will fil...

Raising Awareness Using School Spirit

Raising Awareness Using School Spirit

Hannah Browning, Columnist

November 11, 2016

On Thursday, Nov. 10, the students of Horizon Honors showed their support for causes that meant something to them. People at the school wore colors to raise awareness for specific causes. Many colors are commonly associated with a specific cause, such as pink for breast cancer, but many colors can rep...

AZ Culinary Adventures

AZ Culinary Adventures

Hannah Browning, Columnist

November 4, 2016

The culinary students took a tour of the Arizona Culinary Institute this past Wednesday, Nov. 2, and Thursday, Nov. 3, and were served a meal cooked by the students. During the tour, students saw the different parts of the school and met Chef Tracy Dewitt. Dewitt has appeared on the Food Network Challenge m...

Never Mind What Happened, How Did It Go?

Never Mind What Happened, How Did It Go?

Haylee Haupt, Columnist

November 4, 2016

Horizon Honors’ drama department is on their final week of their play “Never Mind How It Happened, How Did It End?” which is about a family throughout three generations and their experiences with young love. The play takes place in the 1920s, 1960s, and everything in between, making for an inter...

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