Non-Toxic and Edible Cookie Dough

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Grace Freed, Columnist

October 19, 2020

Cookie dough can be toxic and non-edible when some ingredients are not correctly baked, stirred, mixed, or heated up. This article will teach you how to create delicious non-toxic, edible cookie dough. Ingredients:    2 cups flour                             ½  cup...

Swimming into Season

The Horizon Honors Swim Team doing the team cheer after a successful meet.

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

October 16, 2020

On Wednesday, the Horizon Honors Swim team took on their third meet of the season, against Valley Christian. This was the swimmers’ first in-person meet this year, due to coronavirus worries. New precautions were put in place to ensure the safety of all the swimmers and spectators. With this new s...

Carnivores: Leaf Me Alone!

Carnivores:  Leaf Me Alone!

Madeeha Akhtar, Columnist

October 16, 2020

Pitcher Plant There are many different species of Pitcher Plants, but they all have one thing in common: brightly colored, elongated pitchers with sweet nectar. According to Gardenerdy, Pitcher Plants have developed their own lures. Some species create irresistible scents to attract their prey. Once inside, th...

Rainbow Jell-O Bundt Cake

Rainbow Jell-O Bundt Cake

Ainsley Olvey, Columnist

October 16, 2020

Ingredients: Raspberry Instant Jell-O Orange Instant Jell-O Lemon Instant Jell-O Green-apple Instant Jell-O Bundt cake mold (12 cups) Cooking spray, olive oil, vegetable oil Cover inside of bundt cake mold with oil/spray. Directions for each box of instant Jell-O:  Boil 2 cups water; ad...

Nothin’ But Runnin’

The Horizon Honors Family Fun Run taking off.

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

March 6, 2020

Everyone had a fantastic day at the Horizon Honors Family Fun Run. Families from all different grade levels showed up to support their school. It rained hard a few days before the race, and concerns about not being able to run were floating around. But thankfully, the event was still on. Altogether,...

Bring on the Brigadeiro Branco

These delicious bites will bring you right to Brazil.

Isabel Kasathsko, Columnist

February 28, 2020

If you have been to Brazil, you most likely have heard of one of their most popular desserts: brigadeiro. Brigadeiro, also known as “negrinho,” is a simple chocolate or vanilla bonbon that was created in the 1940s by Heloisa Nabuco de Oliveira, according to Santa Barbara Chocolate. The original brigadeir...

Post-Test Time-Wasters

You'll never be bored after a test again.

Cameron Foley, Columnist

February 23, 2020

Everyone knows the basic post-test activities: reading a book, doing homework, drawing, or taking a nap. But, this isn’t the end of the list. Even in the dead, awkward silence after you’ve turned in your test, there’s always something creative that everyone can work on. One thing everyone can p...

The Perfect Pet

The best pet is a personal debate, but one that should be addressed.

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

February 17, 2020

Everybody knows that a dog is a man's best friend. However, not everyone agrees. Many have other pets, and consider them part of their family. And some strong opinions come with defending family members. At The Horizon Sun, each columnist has their own opinion on what the best pet is. Many different factors contr...

What is a Caucus?

Iowans everywhere gathered this past week to debate the next presidential Democratic nominee.

Lilly Wolfe, Columnist

February 7, 2020

While most states use primaries to select their choice for Democratic and Republican Presidential nominees, the first state in the process, Iowa, uses something called a caucus to make their selection. While a primary is basically a simple secret voting process, a caucus is different. It is more like a...

Famed Planters Mascot “Mr. Peanut” Dies in Freak NUTmobile Accident

Mr. Peanut in his final moments.

Selina Fluty and Erika Sonnemann-Creed

January 26, 2020

In the final hours of the morning on Jan. 22, 2020, a deeply-beloved mascot that has played an iconic role in the American market for over 100 years passed away. Mr. Peanut’s Twitter account, renamed “The Estate of Mr. Peanut” after the tragedy, posted a 31-second video that took the world by storm. It revealed Mr. Peanut sacrificing himself to save Matt...