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

Sripriya Srinivas

Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist

Sripriya Srinivas is a senior at Horizon Honors. Some of her hobbies are writing, reading, and art. She enjoys creative writing, specifically, and reading fiction books. She enjoys writing fantasy or contemporary stories and one of her favorite books is “Anne of Green Gables.” Srinivas loves challenges and participated in NaNoWriMo in her junior year. Srinivas also loves to volunteer and help give back to the community. She’s gained almost 400 hours throughout her high school career. She has worked with memory cares, a disability facility, and several other organizations. After high school, Srinivas plans to go to University of Arizona and major in psychology. She is excited to develop  her writing skills in Journalism this year.

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Working in groups builds valuable life skills.

Collaboration in the Classroom

Teamwork is needed in the classroom and the workplace.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
May 23, 2023
Prom royalty perform their traditional dance.

Great Gatsby, Great Prom

Prom 2023 was an extravagant night.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
May 17, 2023
Individualism can be both positive and negative, and moderation is best.

Individualism in American Society

American individualism can be best used when tempered with collectivism.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
May 11, 2023
Senioritis can be best explained by students mental healths.

It’s Not Senioritis — We’re Overwhelmed

Senioritis is the idea that students just want to get out of school as soon as possible in their senior year.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
May 9, 2023
Horizon Honors has plenty of community service opportunities for you.

Last-Minute Volunteer Opportunities

As the deadline for volunteer hours approaches, it is important to be sure to have the required 40 hours for the year. Hours need to be turned in by May 1.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
April 27, 2023
There has been an increase in acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community around the world.

Uplifting LGBTQ+ News Stories

There is hope for change regarding rights afforded to members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
April 21, 2023
Donating to this pajama drive can be a great service opportunity.

Pick-Me-Up PJs

Donations are needed to support local kids.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
April 19, 2023
A great college experience starts with a fantastic dorm situation.

Preparing for Dorm Life

Living in dorms is a key part of the college experience.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
April 7, 2023
All Too Well (The Short Film) by Taylor Swift is a perfect example of the perfect story in a music video.

Music Videos Need Storytelling

Music videos could be so much better.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
March 10, 2023
Holi is a beloved Indian festival.

Holi: The Festival of Colors

Holi falls on March 8, 2023 this year, and there is lots to learn about this fun celebration.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
March 2, 2023
LGBTQ+ people have had to find secret ways to tell others about themselves.

Language, Lavender, and the LGBTQ+ Community

The LGBTQ+ community has had to create several ways of expressing their pride in a society that does not value it.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
February 28, 2023
Horizon Honors is giving students the opportunity to help in the current blood shortage.

Vitalant Blood Drive

With the recent shortage of blood, donating blood is imperative and helpful.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
February 17, 2023
A chart of the noise levels of different sounds and activities.

Loud Noise: The Harmful Effects

Continued exposure to loud noises can cause many health problems, so prevention of such exposure is vital.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
February 15, 2023
Cultural awareness promotes diversity.

Celebrating Culture

Cultural events in schools teach students about different cultures, promote acceptance and inclusion, and help with building community.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
February 13, 2023
Homecoming 2023 was an amazing dance.

Fly Me to the Moon (or to Homecoming 2023)

Horizon Honor’s 2023 homecoming dance was a night to remember.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
February 3, 2023
Try using more productive words to console a friend.

Toxic Positivity

At what point does positivity become toxic?
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
January 27, 2023
Its important to separate the good and bad in media representation.

Media Representation: Harmful vs. Helpful

What is “good” representation and why is it important to be inclusive? Take caution of mild spoilers in the recommendations.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
December 15, 2022
The Respect for Marriage Act is an important protection for all kinds of marriages.

Understanding the Respect for Marriage Act

What does the Respect for Marriage Act actually protect?
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
December 13, 2022
There are a few improvements to be had from the Sadie Hawkins dance.

Sadie Hawkins: Super Hit or Spectacular Fail?

Sadie Hawkins wasn’t what students expected. Here’s what we want improved for the next dance.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
November 4, 2022
“Anne of Green Gables”: A Story of Belonging

“Anne of Green Gables”: A Story of Belonging

“Anne of Green Gables” is an amazing story to read after watching the play put on by Horizon Honors. Be aware that there are spoilers ahead.
Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist
October 27, 2022
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