The Horizon Sun

Frankenstein’s Utensil

Max Larsen, Columnist

April 15, 2019

Sporks are the most useless and uncomfortable utensil. The fork aspect of the utensil interferes with eating “spoon foods,” and the absolute uselessness of the fork portion is laughable. Neither the spoon nor the fork is as effective as just using a spoon or a fork for eating meals. The inventor of ...

Importance of ILPs

Max Larsen, Columnist

April 5, 2019

At the beginning of every quarter, teachers, parents, and students arrive at school to discuss how the student is doing at school, sign off for next year’s course selections, and most importantly, develop Individual Learning Plans (ILPs). ILPs, the shorthand for these meetings, allow teachers and pa...

Personal & Plant Growth

Personal & Plant Growth

Noah, Stults

March 6, 2019

Growing up, my family and I used to garden together. We planted tomatoes, carrots, squash, and many more beautiful plants. The garden we made grew to be absolutely stunning and taught me many unique life lessons throughout the process. One thing gardening has taught me is responsibility. Every day I...

Best Fruit of All

Best Fruit of All

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

February 28, 2019

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...

Define “Smart”

Max Larsen, Columnist

December 17, 2018

A person's intelligence isn't just measured by their math class. All through my elementary school years, people would spring their grade level in math on me. Being one of the youngest in my class, this never got to me the way it did to some others. In regard to myself, I am more naturally gifted in l...

Spirit Days

Max Larsen, Columnist

December 7, 2018

Spirit days offer interesting ideas for students who participate by coming to school in weird and creative outfits. Students have more motivation while wearing their unique outfits to come to school and have fun with their friends. Spirit days keep students involved. According to CengageBrain, s...

How to Hand Over the Wheel

How to Hand Over the Wheel

Riley Hurlburt, Columnist

December 7, 2018

When teenagers turn sixteen, they have the opportunity to get a license in Arizona, which may result in an opportunity to have their own car. Most parents can be extremely anxious during this time, as driving is a dangerous, though important, benchmark in teen development. It is crucial to make wise deci...

The Treason for the Season

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

December 7, 2018

During the holiday season, many people enjoy spending time with family to sit down and watch a classic Christmas film or listen to carols while decorating the tree. Whatever it may be, most families that celebrate this holiday do something in relation to these time-honored pieces. Although the consumers ...

Human Growth & Development: Beyond the Awkward

Noah Stults, Columnist

December 3, 2018

Human Growth and Development (HG&D) is a series of courses that teach you about your physical and emotional development as an adolescent to an adult. Many students did not appreciate the course and couldn’t find the value in the content, but it can actually be extremely helpful in various ways. Throug...

Too Much Hype for Hydro

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

November 2, 2018

Hydro Flask is one of the fastest growing brands, with over 1 million sales in its first two years of business, according to the Hydro Flask company. They sell seven types of insulated containers including water bottles, coffee flasks, food thermoses, and coolers. Their products number over 100, with ...

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