Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

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Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Amanda Mourelo

Amanda Mourelo, Columnist

Amanda is a freshman at Horizon Honors Secondary School. It is her first year at Horizon Honors. Amanda is very excited for the rest of the school year. She is Costa Rican and has lived in Arizona for her whole life. She enjoys figure skating, writing, trying new foods, hanging out with her boyfriend, laughing, and going on walks. Mourelo has two pets, a bird named Colores and a cat named León. They are her babies. Mourelo is excited for the opportunity to write for the Horizon Sun this year.

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Technology has its benefits in childhood development, but can also be detrimental.

Kids Growing Up with Technology vs. Kids Who Don’t

The impact of technology in childhood development is immense.
Amanda Mourelo, Columnist
May 23, 2023
The final girl trope is a common horror plot archetype.

The Final Girl Trope

That one poor girl in a horror film who has seen it all.
Amanda Mourelo, Columnist
May 19, 2023
Teens looking for service hours should apply for an upcoming opportunity at the Ironwood Library.

A Summer at Ironwood Library

The public library near Horizon Honors has great summer community service opportunities for teenagers.
Amanda Mourelo, Columnist
May 8, 2023
Euthanasia allows people to die when they want.

Euthanasia and Voluntary Death

The process of being assisted as you die is highly controversial.
Amanda Mourelo, Columnist
April 27, 2023
Pills are a useful tool, but not the only option.

Pill Problems

Pills can be useful to improve mental health, but there are different activities to get you through the day.
Amanda Mourelo, Columnist
April 21, 2023
Adopting the lessons of Blue Zones can lead to longevity.

Understanding Blue Zones

The long life and how it’s done.
Amanda Mourelo, Columnist
April 7, 2023
Russian Olympic figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva delights the audience on the ice.

The Commonality of Eating Disorders in Figure Skating

The art of figure skating can also do a lot of damage.
Amanda Mourelo, Columnist
March 30, 2023
With course scheduling coming out, it is important to recognize the aid the CCC can provide.

The Crazy Cool College and Career Center

The CCC can do a lot for students.
Amanda Mourelo, Columnist
March 10, 2023
Barbie has come a long way since her inception.

Mattel and Barbie’s Evolution

The pretty blonde doll and her legacy.
Amanda Mourelo, Columnist
February 28, 2023
WhereUBean Coffee is just one of the amazing local coffee finds in the Phoenix area.

Underrated Coffee Shops Local to the Valley

Check out these amazing local coffee shops!
Amanda Mourelo, Columnist
February 13, 2023
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