The Horizon Sun

I Found the Founder: A Horizon History

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

November 9, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Uncategorized

Our school, Horizon Honors, has been around for almost 21 years (founded in 1996) and has gone through changes, improvements, and events that have led it to be the school that it is today. Over the course of 20 years, most of the original staff have parted from Horizon, but three remain. Brad Sk...

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...

I Survived Model UN: Tales from Horizon Honors Delegates

Naya Johnson, Columnist

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs

This past Saturday, the Horizon Honors Model United Nations team had the opportunity to compete in the Westwood Model United Nations (WMUN) conference at Westwood High School. The team consisted of six members: freshman Ben Brady, sophomore Nicole Johnson, sophomore Allison Hale, sophomore Sarai Crawford,...

Give a Shout for the Eagle Scout

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People

On Sep. 26, 2017, Horizon Honors senior Zachary Lockwood earned the rank of Eagle Scout. For those who don’t know, the award is considered to be the “the highest advancement rank in Scouting,” according to the National Eagle Scout Association, or NESA. NESA also states that only about five perc...

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...

Let’s Get Magical!

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

October 29, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs

Horizon Honors is known for having great clubs, and Harry Potter Club is one of the best additions yet. The club has different “lessons” every time the club meets and they’re all based on real classes in the “Harry Potter” universe (including the books and movies). This club also does crafts and ...

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...

“Defending The Ship” With Broken Records

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

October 29, 2017


Filed under Featured People, Sports

Our Horizon Honors high school volleyball team has had an outstanding season so far with 32 matches won and only four matches lost. After winning State last year, the volleyball team has continued to improve. Through practices and games, the team has shown dedication and determination. Out of all t...

Bring Back Basketball

Bring Back Basketball

Jaidan Leonard, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Sports

Basketball has been a popular sport since 1891, and many students enjoy playing it. At most schools, students have basketballs available to play with. At Horizon Honors, the middle school courtyard has no basketballs, even though there’s a basketball court. This is unhelpful and a waste of resources; stude...

Movie Watchers of America Comes to Horizon Honors

Matt Butler, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Clubs

Horizon is known for their vast variety of clubs that appeal to almost every student’s interest. There are clubs for everything ranging from baking to Harry Potter.  Movie Watchers of America was started by a few students that believed that they could make an impact on other people through movies....

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