The Horizon Sun

News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors

News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors

The Horizon Sun

News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors

The Horizon Sun

2021-2022 Staff

Jacob Luecker

Jacob Luecker

Jacob Luecker is in seventh grade. Luecker likes to write about sports and news. His favorite sport is soccer. On the field he plays midfield and defense. Currently he has two dogs, one named Gobo and the other Bella. In his free...

Luna Ruiz

Luna Ruiz

Luna Ruiz is currently an eighth grade student that has been going to Horizon Honors for the past seven years. This is her first year as a columnist for The Horizon Sun, and she is passionate about writing. She is excited to repor...

Ava Fuller

Ava Fuller

Ava Fuller is a seventh grader at Horizon Honors. She has been at Horizon Honors since second grade. She is passionate about baking, acting, writing in any way and has recently just gotten into skating with a skateboard, ice ...

Dakota Crider

Dakota Crider

Dakota Crider is a columnist for The Horizon Sun. Crider has a sister, Sierra Crider, who is a senior at Horizon Honors. Her favorite subject is math, and she loves to challenge herself. She supports her friends in extracurricula...

Ariel Klug

Ariel Klug

Ariel Klug, a seventh grader, was born in Greeley, Colorado, and moved to Phoenix at two years old. Ariel has two younger siblings, Eva and Judah, who are 10 and six years old. She also has a cat named Aslan, who is four years ...

Myra Streit

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

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...

Theo McShane

Theo McShane

Theo McShane is a freshman at Horizon Honors. This is their second year in Journalism and first as an editor. McShane joined Journalism because they've always enjoyed writing, and thought that taking a class to get better at it wou...

Melissa Sayadinejad

Melissa Sayadinejad

Melissa Sayadinejad is 13 years old and in eighth grade. This is her second year as a columnist. She has been attending Horizon Honors for nine years now. She has many hobbies, such as swimming, painting, reading, and writing....

Makenna Bizzack

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Luke Culver

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 ...

Kalyn McLeod

Kalyn McLeod

Kalyn McLeod is currently a sophomore at Horizon Honors. It is her third year in Journalism, and second year as an editor. Other than writing, McLeod’s passions include painting, drawing, and competitive swimming. McLeod ha...

Carsten Oyer

Carsten Oyer

Carsten Oyer is a junior at Horizon Honors. This is his fourth year of attending Horizon Honors and in Journalism, his third as an editor, and his second as Editor-in-Chief of the Horizon Sun. Oyer is excited to work with this ye...

Max Larsen

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...