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

Melissa Sayadinejad

Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist

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. Sayadinejad also enjoys hanging out with her older sister, Nikki. You will often find Sayadinejad watching her favorite shows: “The Office'' and “Criminal Minds.” She is on the Lifetime Arizona Swim Team, and has been competing for almost six years.  Sayadinejad’s dream is to swim at a division 1 college, and her dream job is to become an environmental engineer. She also loves to travel, and has been to 21 countries so far.  She joined Journalism to improve her skills as a writer and expand her knowledge on the subject.

All content by Melissa Sayadinejad
Prime has become a hit due to its innovative formula and active marketing.


Prime, founded by Logan Paul and KSI, has become an extremely popular drink recently.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
May 23, 2023
The upcoming FINA World Championships have the potential to be revolutionary.

Chasing Greatness: Rewriting Records at the 2023 FINA World Championships

The highly anticipated 2023 FINA World Championships have captured the attention of swimming enthusiasts worldwide, as elite athletes prepare to push the boundaries and shatter existing records.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
May 19, 2023
Central Park is a place where nature can thrive for human enjoyment.

Preserving Paradise: The Enduring Role of Central Park

Central Park, with its serene landscapes and iconic features, continues to be a treasured retreat where visitors can escape the city's hustle and bustle, fostering a sense of tranquility and connection with nature.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
May 11, 2023
These five episodes of the famous sitcom demonstrate the best of the show.

“The Office” Hidden Gems

Discover what has made “The Office” a cultural phenomenon with five underrated episodes that showcase the show's relatable characters, witty humor, and heartfelt moments.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
May 9, 2023
Katie Ledecky continues to inspire the next generation of swimmers.

The Legacy of Katie Ledecky

Katie Ledecky is a legendary swimmer known for her Olympic gold medals and world records, as well as her advocacy for women's rights and inspiring others.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
April 27, 2023
Sports organizations continue to crack down on PEDs and APEDs.

Beyond Natural Talent

Performance-enhancing and appearance-enhancing drugs endanger college sports and athletes, emphasizing the need for prevention measures and athlete awareness.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
March 30, 2023
Choosing what to do in the future can be a complex decision.

From Passion to Paycheck

Discovering your career path opens up many opportunities for the future. These are effective strategies for navigating through the career crossroads.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
March 8, 2023
Red for Ed is a movement that seeks to improve education systems.

The Revolution of #RedforEd

The purpose of Red for Ed is to change the future generation for the better.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
March 2, 2023
Dhar Manns image has been marred by recent revelations of poor workplace conditions.

Dhar Mann Mistreats Actors: What Happens Next Will Shock You

Dhar Mann, the well-known motivational videographer, is not as brilliant as he appeared to be.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
February 15, 2023
Celebrating Black History Month allows Americans to more full appreciate the legacy of Black citizens.

The Significance of Black History Month

An interview with the Black Student Union of Horizon Honors to understand the importance and impact of Black History month.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
February 9, 2023
Butterfly is surely the greatest, yet hardest swim stroke.

The Superior Swimming Stroke

Butterfly is the dominant stroke in swimming.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
February 3, 2023
Yearbooks are available for purchase.

Buy a Yearbook!

Yearbooks are a great way to review your year at Horizon Honors!
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
February 3, 2023
Basketball is a great way to improve yourself.

Big Basketball Opportunity

Horizon Honors Middle School has a big basketball opportunity for students looking to be better.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
January 20, 2023
The Horizon Honors art show was a great place to survey terrific art.

An Appealing Art Show

The Horizon Honors Secondary School's art show is an amazing experience.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
December 15, 2022
Swimmers smash current records.

Records Broken at the U.S. Open

Many outstanding meet records were broken at the Toyota U.S. Open Swimming Championships.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
December 9, 2022
The supercharged tree has the ability to change the fate of the climate.

The Spectacular Supercharged Tree

This newly altered tree may be able to stop global warming.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
November 21, 2022
The NJHS toy drive is a great way to get service hours and help others.

Terrific Toy Drive

Your donation to the toy drive being held by Horizon Honors would be highly appreciated!
Melissa Sayadinejad,, Columnist
November 17, 2022
Apples newest iPhones are as advanced as ever.

Apple’s Advanced iPhone 14

Apple's newest devices have come out, and they are unbelievably futuristic.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
November 2, 2022
Blood is a vital resource that you can give to those in need.

The Reasons for Donating Blood

Donating blood is an amazing opportunity to help yourself and others.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
October 27, 2022
Using animal tissue for human needs is increasingly common.

The Ups And Downs of Xenotransplantation

Xenotransplantation has the potential to save humans; however, there are risks involved.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
October 19, 2022
Michael Phelps has accomplished much in the sport of swimming.

The Legacy of Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps’s career changed many views on swimming, perseverance, and dedication.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
September 29, 2022
The swim and dive team is a great opportunity.

Superb Swim Team Opportunity

Swimming is an amazing sport, and you have the chance to join Horizon Honors’s team.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
May 25, 2022
Community service is a very beneficial activity.

The Value of Volunteering

Community service is an amazing activity to do, and Horizon Honors provides many opportunities for it.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
April 29, 2022
Therapy animals are proven to be beneficial to peoples physical and mental health.

Therapy Animals: Why We Love Them

Therapy animals are beneficial, caring, and attentive creatures that are highly suggested for those who are suffering from illness and need support.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
April 21, 2022
North Sentinel Island has been illegal to travel to since the middle of the 20th century.

The Illegal Island

North Sentinel Island has been banned because of its many associated dangers.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
February 17, 2022
The finished product

Simple Origami Heart

These hearts are uncomplicated and fun origami pieces to make.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
January 20, 2022
The Potential Future of Human-like Robots

The Potential Future of Human-like Robots

Human-like robots have the opportunity to be a large part of the future.
Melissa Sayadinejad,, Columnist
January 18, 2022
Recycling is an important part of protecting our planet.

Start Recycling, Save Our Earth

Though recycling has challenges, it is the first step to a better environment.
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
December 9, 2021
The final product

Flavorful Red Velvet Cupcakes

These cupcakes will make your day. They are an easy and succulent sweet!
Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist
December 3, 2021
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