Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun


A cow.

Animals and People Across the Country Catch Bird Flu

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist April 5, 2024

Across the United States, farm animals such as cows and chickens have been testing positive for a disease known as avian influenza, more commonly referred to as avian flu or bird flu. According to the...

Depiction of correlation between social media and mental health decline

The Worsening Mental Health of Today’s Society

Jet Taft, Columnist March 8, 2024

It has become more and more apparent that the mental health of the world has declined. Time says, “Almost a third of U.S. adults now report symptoms of either depression or anxiety, roughly three times...

COVID vaccine before being administered.

COVID Vaccine Found to Have Three Links to Cardiac and Neurological Conditions

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist February 27, 2024

A new vaccine safety study has uncovered new side effects to many COVID vaccines. The effects, which are extremely rare, were discovered during the largest vaccine safety study to date. The side effects...

Ryne Sandberg during his prime while a member of the Chicago Cubs.

Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg Diagnosed with Cancer

Joey Miller, Columnist January 29, 2024

CNN reports that hall of famer Ryne Sandberg is undergoing treatment for his recent metastatic prostate cancer diagnosis. Sandberg has had a phenomenal career, playing 16 seasons in the Major League, winning...

The vaccine that is being used throughout Cameroon.

Cameroon Begins First Malaria Vaccine Rollout

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist January 25, 2024

Cameroon and the World Health Organization (WHO) have begun rolling out the first ever malaria vaccine to the public. This comes after many years of Cameroon, along with other sub-Saharan countries, have...

Healthy habits that contribute to longer lives.

Healthy Habits to Support a Longer Life

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist December 18, 2023

Being a healthy individual has many positive effects on people's lives. Whether they be physical or mental health benefits, being healthy always has a good outcome. One of the largest rewards for having...

A representation of a human’s life.

America: The Life Expectancy Exception

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist December 12, 2023

Life expectancy is a helpful stat that determines the average age at which a country’s resident is predicted to pass away. Across the world, life expectancy has been on a rise due to modern medicine...

The Help and Harm of Mental Health Days

The Help and Harm of Mental Health Days

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist November 14, 2023

The world’s mental health problem has been on a rapid rise over the last couple decades. No matter the cause, many people are experiencing struggles with their emotions and feelings. One large contributor...

The news can be depressing. Thats bad for your mental health.

Media Burnout and Strategies for Addressing It

Canon Grant, Political Analyst October 20, 2023

NBC reported in October of 2022 that a series of universities and institutes have attributed doom and gloom news stories to a decline in mental health. With news outlets reporting war, disease, and other...

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