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Senior Smarts

Matt Butler, Columnist

May 16, 2018


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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


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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...

V for Vitagliano

Reese Bennett, Columnist

April 26, 2018


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If you are a student on Horizon Honor’s secondary side, it’s impossible to not know who Mr. Vitagliano, more commonly known as Mr. V, is. He is a well-loved, wise, and utterly sweet teacher who loves working with kids and building relationships past the simple student-teacher level. I think this is one of t...

Oskar Knoblauch, Holocaust Survivor

Courtney Kendall, Columnist

March 15, 2018


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On March 14, students at Horizon Honors had the privilege of hearing from Holocaust survivor Oskar Knoblauch. For more than an hour, this distinguished guest shared with Horizon Honors students stories about his life during the Holocaust and the positive lessons he learned from his horrible experience. A...

Praise the Players of Girls’ Varsity Basketball

Reese Bennett, Columnist

March 7, 2018


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Horizon Honors has incredible players for all of its sports. Students in high school are offered various options, such as volleyball, beach volleyball, swimming, track and field, cross country, baseball, softball, soccer, and more. All of these activities are well-participated in and successful, but there’...

HHMS Boys’ Basketball Begins

Max Larsen, Columnist

February 23, 2018


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Middle school boys basketball tryouts are over, and a few practices have commenced. Another season filled with games and action is starting. With hopes of the making it to the championship, Horizon Honors boys have well thought out objectives and strategies for this season. The Horizon Sun: What are your expectations for ...

A Day in the Life of a Teacher

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

February 23, 2018


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Attending school is the perfect way to give both children and adults a better perspective of each others’ lives. Of course, teachers and students are required to have different goals and are restricted to certain circumstances based on who they are and their roles in the education environment, so i...

Rising Records

Max Larsen, Columnist

February 16, 2018


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Horizon Honors has won multiple championships in several sports and is an athletically skilled, capable school. Over the years, students have continued to set records , including now-teacher Ann Shaheen’s shot put record of 33’3”. Nate Agostini, the schools sports director, is also a long time s...

Kylee, Horizon Honors’ Golden Girl

Reese Bennett, Columnist

February 14, 2018


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There’s only a few more quarters left for the seniors attending Horizon Honors, and they’re all preparing for the world outside of grade school. Kylee Golden, one of those seniors, has decided to attend Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA. This high-academic college offers a variety of sports, suc...

Pairing Perspectives

Naya Johnson, Editor of Features & Extras

February 14, 2018


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When sophomore Toko Oba arrived for the first time at Horizon Honors as a foreign exchange student from Japan, she had captured the attention of students such as myself who couldn’t help but be curious as to what her life before her arrival was like and what she thought of the United States. The same ...

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