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Make Way For The Relay

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

November 19, 2017


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Relay for Life, a run in which students can enjoy time at their school while raising money for cancer, won’t be back at Horizon Honors until March, but that doesn’t mean the students involved aren’t preparing now. The people making this possible are the Relay for Life Leadership team, and they ...

Veteran Families

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

November 16, 2017


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Many families have someone who has, or is, serving in the military. Others may not know what it is like for those families and the struggles that they go through. We need to support them in any way we can. We can help them by spreading knowledge of their stories, and telling others how they can help. One w...

Hard Work Pays Off for Cici Collins

Hard Work Pays Off for Cici Collins

Matt Butler, Columnist

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Sports

According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, “only 1.2 [percent] of all high school volleyball players go on to play at a D1 collegiate level.” For some, this dream of playing at the next level is diminished by the competition at the high school level, but for students like senior Ce...

Diving into the Details: Caileigh Burdette

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

November 16, 2017


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Last year in 2016, Horizon Honors made a new sport available to high school students: the swim and dive team. This year, however, one student used this opportunity to become the first swimmer in school history to qualify for the state meet. Caileigh Burdette, sophomore, qualified in the 500-yard frees...

I Found the Founder: A Horizon History

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

November 9, 2017


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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...

Give a Shout for the Eagle Scout

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

November 3, 2017


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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...

“Defending The Ship” With Broken Records

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

October 29, 2017


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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...

The Creation of Capstone

Hannah Browning, Columnist

May 20, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Showcase, Uncategorized

Capstone Honors Symposium will allow students to explore topics they love with the help of their principal, Cynthia Shaheen. Shaheen would recommend the class to anyone who hopes to take a class that they basically design. If you want a class that isn’t offered at school, Capstone is an amazing option ...

Seniors’ Student Council Stories

Kylee Golden, Columnist

May 4, 2017


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The seniors on student council gave advice to future students interested in participating to come and also talked about some of the best moments during their time at Horizon Honors. The Horizon Sun: What is your position in student council? Joey Vitagliano, senior: Senior class president.   Giu...

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