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Traditions That Age As Well As You Do

Traditions That Age As Well As You Do

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

March 8, 2019


Filed under Diversity, Features, Showcase

Anything and everything can be a tradition, whether it be seeing friends or family every other Saturday, going for ice cream after a year of good grades, leaving town every summer break, and so on. Traditions may be hard to start, but once they develop, they’ll never truly end. In my family, we ...

After the Drought, The Flood

After the Drought, The Flood

Max Larsen, Columnist

March 8, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Environment

Many different types of native plants have recently bloomed in Arizona due to the unusual amount of rain and cool weather. According to AZ Family, Arizona has accumulated over 10 inches of rainfall just this year, which is more than any year for the past decade. In this record-breaking year, some of A...

The Bachelor: Jumping Fences and Boundaries

The Bachelor: Jumping Fences and Boundaries

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase, Television

The hit reality show “The Bachelor” is finishing up its 23rd season next Monday night and still manages to give us stories we’ve never seen before. Colton Underwood, former Illinois State University football linebacker, is this season's bachelor and has managed to dwindle his 28 bachelorettes do...

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

February 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase

You don’t want to miss out on these cupcakes. They’re a perfect blend of tart and sweet, featuring the delectable contrast of lemon cake and raspberry frosting. Lemon Cupcakes Ingredients: 3 cups flour ½ tsp. Salt 1 cup unsalted butter 2 cups white sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup milk ...

Best Fruit of All

Best Fruit of All

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

February 28, 2019


Filed under Food, Showcase, Student Opinion

The Journalism class has gathered to settle a lasting debate of which fruit deserves the title of superiority. This is an opinion-based article with the personal input of many of our students. To us, each opinion depends much on what you would define as the best. Some may say that best would be def...

Relaying Info on Relay for Life

Relaying Info on Relay for Life

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

February 7, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase

Horizon Honors has begun to fundraise for its annual Relay For Life, supporting the American Cancer Society. Relay for Life is a walk that helps raise money for cancer research and to support those battling cancer. During February and through March 8, there will be countless opportunities to help support t...

Homemade Thin Mints

Homemade Thin Mints

Riley Hurlburt, Columnist

February 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Showcase

Thin Mints are a classic chocolate mint cookie that everyone adores. With a crisp center wrapped in a decadent chocolate covering, they’re universally accepted as one of the greatest of cookies. Thin Mints are only available when they are for sale in Girl Scouts, though, so the frenzy for these treats ...

Another Season, Another Set of Sports

Another Season, Another Set of Sports

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

January 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As 2019 begins, people talk of their fitness-related New Year’s resolutions. Participating in spring sports is just one way to help that resolution become a reality. There are many sports available at Horizon Honors for boys, girls, and co-ed teams. Co-Ed Track and Field is one sport offered that can help you fee...

Eagles Play Hard at Homecoming

Eagles Play Hard at Homecoming

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

January 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Horizon Honors Eagles put up a fight during the homecoming game, but unfortunately could not beat the Paradise Honors Panthers. The Eagles lost by 53 points, with a final score of 92-39. Even though they took the loss, the team gave it their all and did not give up, no matter what the score differ...

Changing the World One Lollipop at a Time

Changing the World One Lollipop at a Time

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

December 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, The Environment

Amborella Organics is a small organization that manufactures and delivers seed-bearing lollipops. The company launched its opening back in 2016, and ever since, it has continued to promote its revolutionary concept. The company is co-owned by Brennan Clarke and Taylor Morgan, two friends that have...

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