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Senior Homecoming Court Interview

Senior Homecoming Court Interview

Josh Taylor, Columnist, 2012-2013

February 1, 2013


Filed under Campus Life

Homecoming Court is a prestigious honor bestowed on certain high school students who show values that the rest of the students greatly admire. These people are voted on before the Homecoming pep rally, and the nominees are shown at the pep rally. Finally the winners of each class are announced at th...

Jonas Brothers Tickets Winners

Jonas Brothers Tickets Winners

Alexis Griffin, Columnist, 2011-2013

January 31, 2013


Filed under Campus Life

In January of 2013, Horizon Honors raffled Jonas Brothers tickets for National School Choice Week, an event that focuses on creating effective education options for all children. One of the over 100 winners was  Karley MacArthur, grade 10. A super fan of the band, she started screaming for joy when...

More to Homecoming than a Game

More to Homecoming than a Game

January 18, 2013


Filed under Campus Life, Photo Gallery

Horizon Honors alum, Tyler Popescu (class of 2012) takes some time during the Homecoming games to chat with Horizon Honors middle school student, Cameron Klein (7). These are the moments that make Horizon Honors a community.

Soaked at Spring Fling

Soaked at Spring Fling

January 9, 2013


Filed under Campus Life

Mrs. Benedict, Horizon Honors math teacher, prepares to get soaked at Spring Fling 2012 as lines of students gather to dunk their favorite teachers. This year, Spring Fling will be held on March 15.

Fall Production is a Roaring Success

Fall Production is a Roaring Success

Evan Rosser, Columnist

December 13, 2012


Filed under Campus Life

Horizon Honors put on another fantastic show this fall, The Mouse That Roared. This play was a comedic satire about a small European country called Grand Fenwick that is in a financial crisis on account of their one trade item, wine, being mass produced in California and being sold at half their price....

Interview With A Superfan

Interview With A Superfan

Aaron Ruacho, Columnist, 2010-2013

December 12, 2012


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

At a Horizon Honors home game, you will see people with their faces painted, singing, and generally going crazy. They do much more than just the bare minimum to show their spirit, and it is always enjoyable to watch what they do. These people are sometimes referred to as superfans, and Horizon Honors...

Student Spotlight: Soha Ghanian

Student Spotlight: Soha Ghanian

Alex Dockery, Columnist, 2012-2013

December 10, 2012


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People

It’s no surprise that while most people were sitting in their rooms spending obscene amounts of time on the internet this summer, Soha Ghanian, grade 12, was  immersed in research. She spent her time at the Barrow Neurological Institute, studying and researching neural stem cells in animal models with m...

Artifacts in Mythology

Artifacts in Mythology

December 9, 2012


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Spencer Knippers (11), Sam Walker (12), and Kelly Lockett (11) watch Tyler Wright-Klepfer (11) as she makes an artifact in Mythology. She and her classmates have spent the year learning about myths, legends, folklore, and histories from around the world. Using these ideas as starting points, the class...

Teacher Interview: Mr. Vitagliano

Teacher Interview: Mr. Vitagliano

Carter Robinson, Editor, Campus Life

December 8, 2012


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People

Mr.Vitagliano is a rare teacher, one who genuinely strives to inspire his students. His combination of empathy and excitement makes him an excellent teacher. His life experience prior to teaching has prepared him to become a skilled mentor; before becoming a teacher, he worked at a psychiatric hospital wh...

Bids for Kids

Bids for Kids

Alex Dockery, Columnist, 2012-2013

November 12, 2012


Filed under Campus Life

If you are a member of the Horizon Honors family it is very likely that you have seen posters taped all over the school talking about Bids for Kids. If by some chance you haven’t heard anything about Bids for Kids, here’s all the information you need. Bids for Kids is a fundraiser to raise money for...

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