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

Jameson Kowalski

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist

Jameson Kowalski is a 14-year-old columnist for The Horizon Sun. Kowalski is an eighth grader at Horizon Honors, and is in his 14th year at the school. The 2023-2024 school year marks Kowalski’s second year as a columnist. Kowalski has one sister, three dogs, and a cat. He enjoys hiking, biking, camping, volunteering, and watching motorsports and soccer with his friends. Kowalski enjoys traveling and everything that comes with it. He is engaged in photography and loves taking photos of his family, pets, and the world around him. Kowalski is excited to do another year of Journalism and is ready for the challenges that it brings.

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Post Malone and Morgan Wallen performing.

The Resurgence of Country Music

Country used to be the laughing stock of the music world, but not anymore.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
May 15, 2024
Planes land at the Phoenix Sky Harbor airport.

Phoenix Sky Harbor to Build a New Terminal

City of Phoenix approves construction for a new international-focused terminal.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
May 9, 2024
An infographic concerning the Bird Flu.

Bird Flu (H5N1) Outbreak Information

An infographic.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
May 3, 2024
The finished product.

Juicy Jell-O Cupcakes

An odd-sounding but delicious recipe.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
April 29, 2024
The Bayer Leverkusen team celebrating their title with a cardboard cutout of the Bundesliga trophy.

Bayer Leverkusen Wins Historic First Bundesliga Title

German soccer club Bayer Leverkusen won their first league title five weeks before the end of the season.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
April 19, 2024
An employee at the Target forensics lab in classic Target uniform.

The Target Forensics Lab

One of America’s largest retailers has one of the best forensics labs, even better than what many police forces have.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
April 11, 2024
A cow.

Animals and People Across the Country Catch Bird Flu

Multiple farm animals in the United States test positive for the avian disease.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
April 5, 2024
Middle School Travel Club in front of the National Archives.

Middle School Travel Club Trip to Washington D.C.

A day-by-day recap of the Horizon Honors Middle School Travel Club trip to Washington D.C. over spring break.
Eli Geist, Erin McGinty, and Jameson Kowalski
March 28, 2024
The aircraft that went missing in 2014.

After 10 Years, Search for MH370 May Resume

The Malaysian transportation minister reveals the country's intent to continue the search for the missing aircraft.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
March 6, 2024
A photo of Bushnell next to a photo of him before setting himself on fire.

Active-Duty Airman Sets Himself on Fire in Protest

Airman Aaron Bushnell self-immolated in front of the Israeli embassy in Washington D.C.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
February 29, 2024
COVID vaccine before being administered.

COVID Vaccine Found to Have Three Links to Cardiac and Neurological Conditions

A new study has found many COVID vaccines have had small links to health issues.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
February 27, 2024
The Apple Vision Pro is a strange device with dangers for society.

Apple’s Dystopian Device

Apple’s new mixed-reality headset is being overused.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
February 16, 2024
A California neighborhood after a mudslide.

California Faces Severe Storms

An atmospheric river has caused heavy rain and flooding throughout southern California.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
February 12, 2024
Apple and Android are engaged in a fierce competition.

Split Perspectives: Which Phone Is Superior?

Two columnists discuss the benefits of Apple and Android.
Matthew Greco and Jameson Kowalski
February 2, 2024
The vaccine that is being used throughout Cameroon.

Cameroon Begins First Malaria Vaccine Rollout

Health officials start their efforts to prevent malaria by vaccination.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
January 25, 2024
A holiday themed sign in Maine.

So-Long to Silly Street Signs

United States highways may no longer be able to display humorous messages on digital road signs.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
January 23, 2024
Two people walking during one of the storm surges.

Winter Storms Whip the Country

Much of the United States has experienced record-breaking winters.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
January 12, 2024
Healthy habits that contribute to longer lives.

Healthy Habits to Support a Longer Life

Daily habits that people could implement into their lives in order to live a longer, healthier life.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
December 18, 2023
A representation of a human’s life.

America: The Life Expectancy Exception

The United States has become the exception in the rapid rise in worldwide life expectancy.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
December 12, 2023
The three students shot.

Three Palestinian Students Shot in Vermont

Three students of different northeastern universities were severely wounded after a suspected hate crime.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
December 4, 2023
The finished cornbread in a bag.

Sweet Pumpkin Cornbread Recipe

A simple, yet delicious Thanksgiving dish.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
November 22, 2023
Tourists sitting next to an Iceland volcano that has already erupted.

Iceland’s Impending Eruption

Recent seismic activity suggests that Iceland may experience yet another massive volcanic eruption.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
November 20, 2023
The Help and Harm of Mental Health Days

The Help and Harm of Mental Health Days

Mental health days have become an escape for many, even with the set-backs that come with them.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
November 14, 2023
A small amount of the sports Red Bull has ventured into

Red Bull: More Than an Energy Drink Company

Red Bull uses the oddest, yet most effective types of advertising.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
November 7, 2023
Main characters of the Five Nights at Freddy’s movie

Five Nights at Freddy’s Movie has a Record-Breaking Opening Week

The Five Nights at Freddy’s movie had great box office success, despite less than ideal critic reviews
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
November 7, 2023
A neighborhood in Phoenix that has been overrun by homelessness and poverty.

Arizona Homeless Problem

Homelessness in Arizona has been on a steady, noticeable rise.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
October 26, 2023
Indycar driver Romain Grosjean using his at-home simulator.

How Sim Racing is Succeeding

Sim racing is constantly changing the way that real-world racing takes place.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
September 28, 2023
Formula 1: Drive To Survive is one of the main factors in the large growth of Formula 1.

How Netflix Introduced Americans to a New Sport

A large amount of Formula One’s recent growth has come from Americans watching Netflix during lockdown.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
May 23, 2023
The finished lasagna after being cut.

Family Lasagna Recipe

This is a simply delightful lasagna recipe used by my family for years.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
May 17, 2023
One of many Bed Bath & Beyond stores advertising closing sales.

Bed Bath & Bankrupt

After many attempts to stay alive, the retail giant will be shutting its doors after 52 years of business.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
April 27, 2023
The University of Arizona Tech Park, one of many tech developments that have popped up all around the valley.

Big Tech Comes to Arizona

Technology companies have chosen to move to the Arizona desert for a variety of different reasons.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
April 19, 2023
Arizona Speedway just days before closing on Nov. 30, 2021.

The Speedy Shutdown of Arizona Race Tracks

Race tracks in Arizona have very quickly been shut down, despite heavy pushback.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
April 7, 2023
Students evacuating Covenant School just after the shooting.

Nashville Laments Six Dead in School Shooting

The Covenant School shooting has devastated the Nashville community and America.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
March 30, 2023
Phoenixs own Sky Harbor briefly became the busiest airport after the Super Bowl.

Sky Harbor, the Busiest Airport in the World for One Day

The Super Bowl helped Phoenix’s local economy in many ways, especially with the heavy usage of its airport.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
February 28, 2023
The health consequences of vaping are dire.

The Truth and Consequences of Vaping

Vaping has quickly become one of the most popular, yet dangerous, alternatives to smoking.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
February 2, 2023
A meme being used as a protest sign against inflation.

Very Wow: A Cultural Change

Memes have slowly become a large part of our everyday live.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
January 26, 2023
Air Horse One getting ready for takeoff after loading 12 horses on board.

Air Horse One: The Horse Airline

This “airline” allows horses to get to far away places for an affordable price.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
December 19, 2022
Electric cars arent as ecofriendly as they seem.

Think Again About Electric Cars

While they may seem environmentally friendly, electric cars are anything but.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
December 9, 2022
The finished product

Special Bacon Mac and Cheese

A creative family take on the classic dish of mac and cheese.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
November 23, 2022
A rat in a box while music is being played for it. The multi-colored dots represent the rats most common movement points.

Musical Rats

A recent study by the University of Tokyo has found that rats have a taste for music.
Jameson Kowalski, Columnist
November 19, 2022
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