The Horizon Sun

New Year, Old Achievements

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

January 23, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

As 2018 begins it opens up new opportunities and challenges to conquer. Horizon Honors not only conquered, but soared above these challenges last year. From donation drives to successful athletic teams and seasons, students, teachers, and the community all played a part in helping Horizon Honors have ...

Coca-Cola Give

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

January 20, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Events

Horizon Honors has recently joined the “Coca-Cola Give” program. This opens the school up to funding to help improve learning opportunities, and, donations don’t come out of your own wallet. You donate every time you buy a Coca-Cola product. Not only are you donating to your school, but getting a n...

History of Homecoming

Jaidan Leonard, Columnist

January 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Features, Uncategorized

Homecoming is an exhilarating event for students throughout their high school years. Boys and girls try to ask each other to the dance in a sweet and creative way. As a tradition, there is a sports game before the dance to start the excitement after Chester Brewer, a college football coach, began t...

Christmas Changes as We Do

Max Larsen, Columnist

December 22, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Student Opinion

Over the years, how I experience Christmas has changed. For example, when I was younger, I was super excited for Christmas. In fact, I could hardly fall asleep on Christmas Eve. I have gotten a little less excited over receiving gifts each Christmas for the last few years. Now, I'm more focused on just s...

Varsity Lady Eagles Take the One-Point Win

Kate Allen, Columnist

December 22, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Sports

Horizon Honors varsity girls basketball team won their game against Arizona College Preparatory school 39-38 in the last minute of the game. All of the girls were super excited to have made this accomplishment in such a tough and close game. Freshman starter Piper Corey was the MVP of the night with 2...

Student Soldiers of the Salvation Army

Naya Johnson, Columnist

December 22, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Uncategorized

The Salvation Army is in need of more troops to help in their annual bell-ringing, and it found some numbers among Horizon Honors Key Club students, who gladly devoted their time. One of the Salvation Soldiers, Alexis Blasko, freshman, commended the organization for “killing with kindness” and recounts h...

Horizon Honors’ Seasonal and Sensational Winter Art Exhibition

Reese Bennett, Columnist

December 22, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Uncategorized

Horizon Honors’ exquisite 2017 Art Show occured on Friday, Dec. 15. The exhibition displayed art projects students from Beginning Art all the way to Art 5-6 labored on all semester. The Media Center also featured multimedia projects, graphic design pieces, and Design, Style, and Media club (DSM) mat...

The Story Behind the Sweaters

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

December 20, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Fashion, Features, Uncategorized

Over the last decade or so, the holiday season just hasn’t been complete without an ugly Christmas sweater. As soon as Halloween ends the stores are filled with ornaments, decorations, and most importantly, cute and cuddly sweaters-- well, at least, they used to be cute. Recently, there are lights, bow...

Study Tips for Finals

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

December 18, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Features, Uncategorized

Studying is the most important thing you can do to help ace a test. Tests are often a huge part of students’ grades, and failing one can drop your grades drastically. Let’s be honest, though: studying is so boring and not many of us do it. Even if we do study, there’s always a chance we’ll forget ...

Holiday Harmonies At Horizon Honors

Holiday Harmonies At Horizon Honors

Reese Bennett and Savannah Selin

December 14, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Uncategorized

Beautiful voices rang out in the multipurpose room as the Horizon Honors “Songs of the Season” concert began. Bella Voce started their concert off by surrounding the audience and beginning with “Sing We Now Noel!”, moving onto the stage as the song progressed. The piece was extremely pretty,...

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