The Horizon Sun

A Steady Pace Until the Race

Even the slowest runner can participate in this family event.

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

February 2, 2020

Horizon Honors is making vast progress on the Capital Campaign. Still, the school is planning many more fun events in the future, including the Family Fun Run. This is a great way to spend time with your family and support your school. Ellen Tadman is the chair of the Family Fun Run subcommittee, which...

Swirling Snowflakes and Graceful Flowers

Zora Griffin Todd on the front program of the Ahwatukee Foothills Nutcracker.

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

December 19, 2019

It was August of 2015, and I was begging my mom to take me to my friend’s Nutcracker performance. It was her first ever time in this show, and she was so excited. My mom was reluctant to buy the tickets because the show was in five months, and we still had to plan our holidays, but I was a persisten...

Our A+ Teacher of the Week: Mrs. K

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

December 14, 2019

Horizon Honors’ very own Mrs. K was recognized for all her hard work by receiving the Channel 12 A+ Teacher of the Week award. I have had the honor of knowing Kelly Kowalczyk (known as Mrs. K to all her students) for all of my elementary school life, and she has helped me through so much. She personally helped me...

Bye, I’m Not Coming Back

Matt Butler, Columnist

May 29, 2018

BYE! HAHA, I get to leave early and not come back. Like shoot, I don’t even have to go to school, EVER AGAIN. Y’all will have to stay here for, like, up to five more years, that’s rough. But I am still going to school so catch me at MCC then transferring to ASU W.P. Carey after two years at MCC. ...

Senior Smarts

Matt Butler, Columnist

May 16, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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