Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Emmy Walker

Emmy Walker, Columnist

Emily Walker is a freshman who just started her first year at Horizon Honors. Although going to a new school is never easy, she absolutely loves HCLC.For her electives, she chose to do journalism and photography, which are both hobbies that she enjoy. Family is something that is very important to Emily. Besides her parents, she has an older brother and a younger brother.

When Emily isn’t writing, she enjoys dancing, reading, hanging out with friends, and playing sports. She also loves watching football with her family, especially when the Denver Broncos are on! She enjoys writing because it is a way for her to show how she feels, as well as connecting to her readers.

All content by Emmy Walker

A Question of Intelligence: Street Smart or Book Smart

Even though being book smart is great, it is more beneficial to be street smart.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
June 5, 2015

Skin Cancer Selfie

One woman’s selfie of what skin cancer treatment looks like has gone viral and warns people of the danger of tanning.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
May 23, 2015

Boston Bombing Trial

The Boston Bombing trial’s jury is out for deliberation on Wednesday.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
May 13, 2015
A decorated vase is perfect for Mothers Day. 
Photo courtesy of Emmy Walker

Mother’s Day Masterpieces

Homemade crafts are the perfect Mother’s Day gifts, because they are made by you.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
May 8, 2015

Nepal Earthquake

Thousands are dead and many are injured after the earthquake on Saturday, Apr. 25, 2015.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
May 1, 2015
There are tips and tricks that will make it easier to do your makeup.

Brilliant Beauty Hacks

There are many beauty hacks that are sure to make your life easier, here are a few to get you started.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
April 21, 2015

Harper Lee Turns A New Page

After the announcement that Harper Lee will be publishing a new book, there has been some controversy on whether or not her mental condition is steady enough after the death of her sister.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
April 14, 2015
On Thursday, April 2, 2015, Horizon Honors played against Chandler High School in Boys Volleyball.

HS Varsity Boys’ Volleyball

Horizon Honors’ Eagles beat the Chandler Wolves in the volleyball game on Thursday.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
April 10, 2015
Mint pie will add a sweet touch to your St. Patricks Day.
Photo courtesy of Emmy Walker

A Little Green for Saint Patrick’s Day

Mint chocolate pie is a perfect dessert for St. Patrick’s Day.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
March 17, 2015

Saving on Spring Break

Spring break is great, but many people feel limited on activities to do without spending tons of money.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
March 12, 2015
MS Girls Basketball

MS Basketball’s Lady Eagles Put Up Good Fight

Although Horizon Honors’ Middle School Girls’ Basketball team lost, they fought hard and had fun.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
March 8, 2015
Brown sugar cookies are delicious and easy to make.

Brown Sugar Cookies Are Anything But Dull

Warm, rich sugar cookies made with brown sugar will make you never want to go back to normal sugar cookies.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
March 1, 2015
Photo courtesy of Emmy Walker

Red Velvet Blossoms

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and Red Velvet Blossom cookies are festive treats for the upcoming holiday.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
February 13, 2015

Smashing Stereotypes

Stereotyping may be unavoidable for humans but it can be controlled by a clear conscience.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
February 11, 2015

JV Boys’ Homecoming Game

Horizon Honors’ JV Boys fought hard against Chino Valley, but ended up with a loss.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
January 24, 2015
Dress up your hair for homecoming with these easy tutorials.

Homecoming Hair Tutorial

Homecoming is on Jan. 24, and beautiful hair is the perfect way to complete your evening look.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
January 22, 2015

Alone Together

Social media is a great way to connect with friends, but people tend to overuse it.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
January 19, 2015
Its the most wonderful time of the year all across America this season. What are you doing during the festivities?

Captivating Christmas Party

Winter is finally here, and with it comes many Christmas parties. There are many ideas that will make your celebration unforgettable.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
December 19, 2014
Anna LaBatt

Student Spotlight: Anna LaBatt

Anna LaBatt won Chandler’s Trashion Fashion Show with her intricate dress made entirely out of trash.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
December 15, 2014
Christmas Music - Radio

Christmas Music Madness

Christmas music starts playing earlier and earlier every year. Some people think that it may be playing too soon.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
December 9, 2014
Teens today often find themselves in an Its all about me state of mind. How plaguing is it to society?

Are We Living in a Self-Centered Generation?

People today seem focused on only one thing: themselves.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
November 23, 2014
Soccer Camp

Soccer Camp 2014

Horizon Honors’ soccer team spent their weekend at soccer camp having a blast and getting ready for the upcoming season.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
November 23, 2014
Gooey caramel and delicious chocolate make
this chocolate turtle cake irresistible.

Chocolate Turtle Cake

This cake is a chocolate lover’s dream, with layers of rich caramel, pecans, and chocolate chips.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
November 10, 2014

Washington School Shooting

Many lives have changed, all because of one teenager’s bad decision.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
October 31, 2014
Winter Sports

Bringing the Heat in Winter Sports

Winter Sports are a great way to stay active as the temperatures drop.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
October 27, 2014
While magazines are busy cramming the image of perfection down society’s throat, girls need to look beyond that standard of beauty and realize they are perfect in their own way.

Unattainable Beauty

Magazines and commercials are filled with “perfect” girls that make women feel insecure about themselves. Many people don’t realize this standard of beauty is unattainable.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
October 19, 2014
Texting and Driving

Texting, Driving, and You

Most of us know texting while driving is unwise. Despite all the precautions made against it, many drivers continue to do the activity on their phone while driving.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
October 1, 2014

Spectacular Spiritline

The Spiritline kicks it up a notch on Wednesday at their Stunt Clinic.
Emmy Walker, Columnist
September 21, 2014
Junior Marisol Andrade-Munoz is recognized for her outstanding work in Graphic Design.  Munoz was asked by Organization Drop In The Bucket to display her work.

Student Spotlight: Marisol Andrade-Munoz

“As an HCLC student, I commit to learn, believe, dream, dare…”
Emmy Walker, Columnist
September 14, 2014
I enjoy a cup of joe in the mornings on occasion but I have learned to consume my caffeine in moderation. The evidence behind why overdoing it with caffeine can be harmful is too bountiful to ignore each morning in line at Starbucks.

Combating The Coffee Craze

Coffee may seem necessary to stay awake, but is it really the best choice?
Emmy Walker, Columnist
September 14, 2014
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