Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

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Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

College and Beyond

Working in groups builds valuable life skills.

Collaboration in the Classroom

Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist May 23, 2023

As the saying goes, two heads are better than one. Collaborating with others has many benefits in school projects. Working with others builds trust and improves leadership skills. Additionally, people...

Finals week causes a large spike in suicide rates.

Rising Suicide Rates During Finals Week

Roya Ghahreman, Columnist May 17, 2023

While it is not uncommon to experience varying amounts of stress throughout the average high school school year, research has shown that many students' mental health rapidly declines during finals season....

Senioritis can be best explained by students mental healths.

It’s Not Senioritis — We’re Overwhelmed

Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist May 9, 2023

Senioritis, the supposed condition of losing motivation in school that afflicts many seniors, isn’t as straightforward as it may seem. Many seniors report getting senioritis, but even younger high school...

A great college experience starts with a fantastic dorm situation.

Preparing for Dorm Life

Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist April 7, 2023

With graduation coming up, it is important for seniors to be thinking ahead to prepare for college. Staying in college dorms, especially, is a new experience that may be stressful to think about, but there...

Choosing what to do in the future can be a complex decision.

From Passion to Paycheck

Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist March 8, 2023

Choosing the right career can be a challenging task. With so many options available and factors to consider, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. However, by taking the time to understand your...

There are numerous ways to earn service hours while helping animals.

Amazing Animal Activities

Claire Satiroff, Columnist February 2, 2023

Community service hours are necessary to obtain at a majority of schools, including Horizon Honors. Many people feel a sort of dread or fear when coming to this realization, but community service does...

OU continues to rule collegiate softball.

The Most Dominant Program of All

Maya Zappa, Columnist November 21, 2022

The University of Oklahoma (OU) softball team has been set out as the best program seen. The Sooners have won two collegiate world championships two years in a row with coach Patty Gasso, who has been...

February is the month to prepare for your career.

February Career Month is Here!

Ella Mann, Columnist February 3, 2022

This February is Career Month for Horizon Honors Secondary School. This month is all about learning about what you want your future to look like. There will be a ton of fun activities throughout the month...

Major Arizona colleges are making postsecondary education more affordable.

New Arizona Program Will Pay for Thousands to Go to College

Myra Streit, Columnist January 18, 2022

The newly implemented Arizona Promise Program aims to increase the number of college graduates within the state. Almost half of future new jobs will require postsecondary education, says the Arizona Board...

History of MAP Testing

History of MAP Testing

Grace Freed, Columnist April 13, 2021

MAP tests, or the Measure of Academic Progress, is a computerized test required for students of a variety of grades. But what is the reason behind them? Why was the MAP testing invented? According...

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