The Horizon Sun

Finals Out of the Way

Jaidan Leonard, Columnist

June 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Finals are coming up and students are getting prepared for the end-of-the semester finals. Although, if students get a proficient or higher on some of their AZMerit tests, then they can choose to not take the final. The Horizon Sun: As a student, do you think it’s a good idea to give the students a choice to do...

Yearbook Distribution

Kate Allen, Columnist

May 31, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

There were smiling faces all around campus looking at our Horizon Honors 2017-2018 yearbooks when they were distributed this Tuesday. Students from every grade bought books and were pleased with the yearbook staff’s year-long hard work to make this amazing book come to life. High school sold a tot...

Bye, I’m Not Coming Back

Matt Butler, Columnist

May 29, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People

BYE! HAHA, I get to leave early and not come back. Like shoot, I don’t even have to go to school, EVER AGAIN. Y’all will have to stay here for, like, up to five more years, that’s rough. But I am still going to school so catch me at MCC then transferring to ASU W.P. Carey after two years at MCC. ...

Big Dreams for the Donation Drive

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

May 24, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Events

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


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs

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...

GeoBee vs. BOB

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Events

In the past, Horizon Honors Elementary and Horizon Honors Middle School have competed against each other in the Battle of the Books (BOB). Each student would read around two books and would study them to find details hidden inside. The students would then compete within their grade levels in trivia ga...

That Time of Year(book)

Kate Allen, Columnist

May 16, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Events

Yearbooks have been a tradition for many years and will continue for a long time. Horizon Honors has made amazing yearbooks this year that you can cherish for the rest of your life. Memories last a lifetime and high school is a big portion of that. Make sure to get your yearbooks soon! If you haven’...

Senior Smarts

Matt Butler, Columnist

May 16, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People

Wow… 13 years of schooling in the books. I remember the first day walking into kindergarten, hyped up because I had a dope new sports blanket for nap time. Head held up high, the teachers asked me what my name was and I answered confidently “Peanut Little,” a nickname given to me by my mom. From tha...

Nik Dave Awarded Flinn Scholarship

Reese Bennett, Columnist

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People

Nik Dave, senior at Horizon Honors, has received the honor of being given the Flinn Scholarship. This scholarship is given to only 20 high-achieving seniors out of the entire state of Arizona, and comes with four years of college at an Arizona public university, study abroad, a funded internship, pe...

Arrive at the Blood Drive

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

May 10, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Events

Horizon Honors is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, May 16, and needs students to find the courage to become a donor. The drive will be open from 8 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. for students ages 16 and up. If you are, however, under the age of 18, you will need a permission slip to participate, signed by your ...

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