2021-2022 Staff

Kalyn McLeod
Campus Life Editor

Kalyn McLeod

Kalyn McLeod is currently a ninth grader at Horizon Honors Secondary School. This is her third year in Journalism, and first year as an editor. Some of McLeod’s passions include running, painting, and competitive swimming. When ...

Luke Culver
Student Opinion Editor

Luke Culver

Junior student and Student Opinion Editor for The Horizon Sun, Luke Culver is a proud, nerdy artist who is always excited to try new things. Culver spends most of his time painting and playing board games such as Warhammer 40k ...

Myra Streit
Columnist

Myra Streit

Myra Streit is an eighth grade student at Horizon Honors. She has attended this school since kindergarten. Her favorite classes include art, English, mythology, and science. Streit enjoys drawing, reading, and swimming. She has ...

Emma Jason
Columnist

Emma Jason

Emma Jason was born in Denver, Colorado, and is a 12-year-old seventh grader attending Horizon Honors. Jason lived in Colorado for about two years, lived in two different parts of California for around four years, and moved he...

Theodore McShane
Columnist

Theodore McShane

Theodore McShane was born on Aug. 11, 2008, in Phoenix, Arizona where he still lives today. He transferred to Horizon Honors this year, and is in eighth grade. McShane lives with his mom, dad, brother, and cat, named Kitty, who is a ...

Melissa Sayadinejad
Columnist

Melissa Sayadinejad

Melissa Sayadinejad is 12 years old and in seventh grade. This is her first year as a columnist. She has been attending Horizon Honors for eight years now. She loves to swim and bake. Her favorite thing to bake is chocolate chip...

Makenna Bizzack
Columnist

Makenna Bizzack

Makenna Bizzack is an eighth grader at Horizon Honors, and has been attending since Kindergarten. She did dance for six years, gymnastics for one year, and then competitive cheer for one year. She is currently playing volleyball...

Adara Stiffler
Columnist

Adara Stiffler

Adara Stiffler is a seventh grade student attending Horizon Honors and is a columnist for The Horizon Sun. This year is her first year attending Horizon Honors and in Journalism. She loves to draw and write. She has two dogs, an...

Kenady Huth
Columnist

Kenady Huth

Kenady Huth has been at Horizon Honors since fifth grade, and is currently in seventh grade. Huth enjoys hanging outside, dirt biking, playing video games, baking, skateboarding, hiking, and watching the rain, especially thundersto...

Rafael Cruz
Columnist

Rafael Cruz

Rafael Cruz is in seventh grade and this is his first year in Journalism. Cruz has been at Horizon Honors for five years. He enjoys reading, baking, and watching “The Voice.” Cruz has a two-year-old brother named Andre and a 14-ye...

Ella Mann
Columnist

Ella Mann

Ella Mann is in seventh grade. Mann is excited to spread the word in Journalism. She likes writing about sports and reading. Her favorite sport is soccer. On the soccer field, she plays goalie and right defense. Currently, she h...

Rindala Hantas
Columnist

Rindala Hantas

Rindala Hantas is a sophomore at Horizon Honors. This is her second year attending the school and her first year as a journalist for The Horizon Sun. She was born and raised in Arizona, and her birthday is on June 26, 2006. She comes from...

Amie Murray
Columnist

Amie Murray

Amie Murray is a columnist for The Horizon Sun. This is Murray’s first year in Journalism. Murray has been going to Horizon Honors for two years and is in eighth grade. She is involved in many different extracurricular acti...

Nadav Golden
Columnist

Nadav Golden

Nadav Golden is a 14-year-old student at Horizon Honors, currently enrolled in eighth grade. He has been at Horizon Honors for almost five years. This is his first year as a columnist for The Horizon Sun; he is looking forwar...

Ainsley Olvey
Columnist

Ainsley Olvey

Ainsley Olvey is in eighth grade, and this is her second year of Journalism. Her favorite topics are either arts and crafts or baking. Olvey also loves singing, acting, and playing the piano. Not only does she like writing arti...

Grace Freed
Columnist

Grace Freed

Grace Freed is a columnist for The Horizon Sun and has been in Journalism for two years. Freed is an eighth grader and joined Journalism last year to improve her writing skills. She now loves the class. Freed has been a part of ...

Carsten Oyer
Editor-in-Chief

Carsten Oyer

Carsten Oyer is a sophomore and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Horizon Sun this year. This will be his third year in Journalism, and his first full year as an editor, beginning last year partway through the second quarter. He ...

Max Larsen
Sports Editor

Max Larsen

Max Larsen is the Sports Editor for The Horizon Sun. This is his fifth year in Journalism, and his third year as an editor. Larsen is excited to be a senior at Horizon Honors, and looks forward to graduation. Larsen is very at...