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HORIZON HONORS
HIGH SCHOOL


9.21.2018

RATED AN "A" SCHOOL BY THE AZ DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

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Dual Enrollment class payment is due by Monday, October 1st.  Payments can be made through the Student Information System through the Maricopa Community Colleges at my.maricopa.edu. If you have any difficulties, please contact the dual enrollment staff at dual.enrollment@southmountaincc.edu or call 602-243-8303.
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
LOWEST PRICE ON YEARBOOKS ALL YEAR!
The Horizon Honors Secondary Yearbook is an award-winning book five times over.  Be sure to reserve your copy of the 2018-19 yearbook at Jostens.com now - prices are the lowest that they will be all year!  Don't procrastinate! 

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ATHLETICS
IT’S A GREAT DAY TO BE AN EAGLE!  COME AND SUPPORT YOUR TEAMS!
*Dates and times are subject to change.

Tuesday, September 25th:
  • Girls Volleyball Home vs Bourgade Catholic
    JV Girls 4:00 pm
    Varsity Girls 5:00 pm
Wednesday, September 26th:
  • Girls Volleyball Away @ Veritas Prep
    JV Girls Volleyball 5:00 pm
    Varsity Girls Volleyball 6:00 pm
  • Co-Ed Cross Country Miami Invite @ Globe 3:00 pm
Thursday, September 27th:
  • Co-Ed Swim& Dive Sedona Red Rock @ Sedona Community Pool 4:00 pm
Saturday, September 29th:
  • Co-Ed Swim& Dive Invitational Saturday Night Fever @ Chandler HS

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JV GIRLS VOLLEYBALL UPDATE
The JV Girls Volleyball Team went 1-1 this week, losing on Monday, September 17th 0-2 to Valley Christian and winning 2-0 over Yuma Catholic on Tuesday, September 18th.  Breanne O'Meara led the team with eight kills, followed by Allison Hale with four kills. Next home match is Tuesday, September 25th at 4:00 pm. Come out support the girls!

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COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is holding an Admissions Information Meeting for prospective students and their families on Sunday, September 23rd at the Scottsdale Hilton Resort from 1:00 to 2:30 pm.    The featured speaker will be the current Chief Flight Director of NASA Mission Control, Mr. Norm Knight (Embry-Riddle Prescott graduate).  There will also be a multimedia presentation discussing Embry-Riddle’s STEM-focused degree programs, career outcomes, scholarships/financial aid, etc.  Please RSVP at Admissions Presentation.
 
Phoenix Performing and Visual Arts College Fair
Sunday October 14th 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
ASU Memorial Union
1290 S. Normal Avenue
Tempe, AZ
Register: https://www.gotomyncf.com/Registration/EventSelectForState?stateName=All
 
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering Open House
Saturday, October 20, 2018
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
ASU Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
699 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ
Tempe Campus
 
•Learn about admission and scholarship information.
•Discover career paths in chemical and materials engineering.
•Visit Instructional and Research Labs.
 
Register* online: etouches.com/semteopenhouse
*Lunch will be provided for all registered event quest.
 
Greater Phoenix National College Fair
Sunday, October 21st 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Phoenix Convention Center
100 N. 3rd Street
Register:  https://www.gotomyncf.com/Registration/EventSelectForState?stateName=All
 
College and Career Website
http://www.horizonhonorssecondary.org/ccc
 
College Testing:
SAT:  www.collegeboard.org/register
ACT:  www.actstudent.org/start
 
Transcripts
  • Horizon Honors, order through Parchment at parchment.com
  • Dual Enrollment/Concurrent Enrollment
    • Any college agency that holds the credits
      • SMCC, Trine Univ., Rio-The providers that show the college credit
      • Horizon transcripts only have the high school credit
  • Don’t forget to order final transcripts to be sent after graduation through Parchment.
  • Transcript includes weighted and unweighted GPA, class rank, community service and all high school courses and credits.
Test Scores
  • SAT, ACT, AP and sometimes PSAT
    • Needs to be sent directly from the provider agency (College Board or ACT).

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SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
This is a unique summer opportunity for motivated Arizona high school students with a strong interest in bioscience, biomedical engineering, environmental health, or biostatistics to work side-by-side with top faculty in University of Arizona laboratories and conduct hands-on research.  For more information about KEYS please visit  website: https://keys.arizona.edu or contact us at either keys@bio5.org or (520) 626-8124.

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The opening of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 academic school year is right around the corner (October 1st)! Get your FAFSA out of the way with College Depot during our College Goal FAFSA event! Feel free to stop by the Burton Barr Central Library anytime between 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 6th for free, hands-on FAFSA assistance and Q&A with experts.

Call 602-261-8847 for more information. Click here to register if you would like a text or email reminder regarding the event. For a Facebook reminder, RSVP here.

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YEA! Ahwatukee Information Night
Thursday, September 27, 6-7 PM
HomeBridge Financial Services

Start as a student, finish as a CEO!
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is an intensive seven-month program that teaches middle and high school students how to start and run their own REAL businesses and social movements. Students are guided through each step of starting an enterprise, from brainstorming the idea to pitching their business plan to investors. The Ahwatukee Chamber Community Foundation sponsors the program as a way to invest in our community’s future.  YEA! Classes will be held at Altadena Middle School October through April, Tuesday evenings.  Because of Horizon Honors' Chamber of Commerce membership, our students receive a $100 tuition discount. 

REGISTER for an Information Night: www.ahwatukeechamber.com/young-entrepreneurs.html  

COMMUNITY SERVICE

LEARN... BELIEVE... DREAM... DARE

MEDIA CENTER

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PARENT INVOLVEMENT
SPEECH AND DEBATE TEAM NEEDS JUDGES
Parents! Alumni! Staff members! If you are looking for a way to get involved with student activities, please consider judging Speech and Debate events!  Every time the team goes to a tournament, we must bring judges for the events we enter.  Don’t worry if you have no experience in Speech/Debate -- we will train you!  Our team is currently competing in Lincoln-Douglas debate and in Individual Events such as oral interpretation and original oratory (argumentative speaking).  Tournaments are typically on Friday-Saturday and are in the Phoenix metro area.  If you are interested or have questions, please contact Ms. Hensel at Camille.Hensel@horizonclc.org.
ILP CONFERENCES
Individual Learning Plan Conference (ILP) Days will be school days with early release, followed by ILP Conferences beginning at 1:00 pm.  Horizon Honors Secondary School students will be released at 12 pm with scheduled conferences beginning at 1:00 pm.  Second Quarter ILP Conferences are Thursday, October 11th and Friday, October 12th. Appointment times are 1:00 pm to 6:15 pm.  Students must attend with their parents.  Call the office for an appointment at 480-659-3000.  There will be NO lunch on early release days.
 
SECOND QUARTER ILP CONFERENCES
Please call the office for an appointment at 480-659-3000.
Thursday, October 11th 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Friday, October 12th 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
 
ILP DATES FOR FUTURE PLANNING
Thursday, January 10th 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Friday, January 11th 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Thursday, March 28th 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Friday, March 29th 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm.


PARENT PARTNERSHIP

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SEPTEMBER
AT A GLANCE
  
September 21
Free Write Club meets during lunch in room 210
National Honor Society (NHS) meets during lunch in room 209
Safe Space Club meets during lunch in College & Career Center (CCC)
Lunch Orders Due
 
September 22
Fall Drama Set Construction 8 am to 4 pm in the Multipurpose Room

September 24
Key Club meets during lunch in room 122
Book Fair
School Improvement Team (S.I.T.) meeting @ 3:30 pm
 
September 25
Gamers meets after school in room 210
Protecting Our Environment (POE) meets during lunch in room 109
Spanish Club meets during lunch in room 215
Book Fair
 
September 26
Design, Style & Media Club (DSM) meets during lunch in room 127
FCA Huddle meets during lunch in room 208
Student Council meets after school in room 105
HS Pep Rally 2:00 to 2:45 in the gym
Book Fair
 
September 27
Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) meets during lunch in room 109
He for She Club meets during lunch in room 101
Kindness Krew meets during lunch in room 127
Movie Watchers Club of America during lunch in room 210
Book Fair
Choir Council meets during lunch in the Choir Room

 
September 28
Band Council meets during lunch in Band Room
Pre-Med & reSEARCHing for the Cure meets during lunch in room 211
Safe Space Club meets during lunch in College & Career Center (CCC)
Lunch Orders Due

OCTOBER
AT A GLANCE
October 1
Fall Break
Dual Enrollment Payment is due
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 2019-20 academic year opens
 
October 2
Fall Break
 
October 3
Fall Break
 
October 4
Fall Break
 
October 5
Fall Break
Lunch Orders Due
 
October 8
Fall Break
 
October 9
Fall Break
 
October 10
Fall Break
 
October 11
First Day of Second Quarter
Early Release Day:  Students must be off campus by 12:15 PM
ILP Conferences 1:00 to 7:00 PM
 
October 12
Early Release Day:  Students must be off campus by 12:15 PM
ILP Conferences 1:00 to 7:00 PM
Lunch Orders Due
 
October 13
Design, Style & Media Photo Shoot
 
October 15
Spring Break Travel Clubs ½ payment due
Key Club Leadership meets during lunch in room 122
Wilderness Club meets during lunch in room 109
 
October 16
HS Spirit Day:  Dig Pink
Gamers meets after school in room 210
Harry Potter Club meets 2:45 to 3:45 in room 102
 
October 17
Be A Leader Foundation Club meets during lunch in room 102
MUN Club meets during lunch in room 210
Student Council meets after school in room 105
Guest Band Clinician: Brian Murphy 8:30 am to 10:30 am in the Band Room
 
October 18
Anime & Manga Club meets during lunch in room 217
Art Club meeting during lunch in room 122
Kindness Krew meets during lunch in room 127
Movie Watchers Club of America during lunch in room 210
Wilderness Club departs for Catalina Island
 
October 19
Free Write Club meets during lunch in room 210
National Honor Society (NHS) meets during lunch in room 209
Safe Space Club meets during lunch in College & Career Center (CCC)
Lunch Orders Due
 
October 20
Fall Drama Production Set Construction 8:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Media Center
 
October 22
Key Club meets during lunch in room 122
PSAT:  Pre-Administration Meeting @ 2:45 location TBA
Guest Band Clinician: Brian Murphy 8:30 am to 10:30 am in the Band Room
 
October 23
PSAT:  Pre-Administration Meeting at 2:45 pm location TBA
Pre-Med Club Blood Drive 8:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Multipurpose Room
Gamers meets after school in room 210
Harry Potter Club meets 2:45 to 3:45 in room 102
Protecting Our Environment (POE) meets during lunch in room 109
Spanish Club meets during lunch in room 215
 
October 24
High School Winter Athletics Paperwork Due
PSAT Testing 8:00 am to 4:00 pm in the gym
Design, Style & Media Club (DSM) meets during lunch in room 127
FCA Huddle meets during lunch in room 208
Student Council meets after school in room 105
 
October 25
Jostens Sophomore Ring Presentation at 8:10 am in the gym
Choir Council meets during lunch in the Choir Room
Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) meets during lunch in room 109
He for She Club meets during lunch in room 101
Kindness Krew meets during lunch in room 127
Movie Watchers Club of America during lunch in room 210
 
October 26
Jostens Senior Presentation at 8:10 am in the gym
Band Council meets during lunch in Band Room
Pre-Med & reSEARCHing for the Cure meets during lunch in room 211
Safe Space Club meets during lunch in College & Career Center (CCC)
Lunch Orders Due
 
October 27
Fall Drama Production Set-up 8:00 am to 9:00 pm in the Multipurpose Room
MUN Competition @ Westwood High School 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

October 29
High School Winter Athletics Tryouts Begin
Key Club Leadership meets during lunch in room 122
Wilderness Club meets during lunch in room 109
 
October 30
Gamers meets after school in room 210
Harry Potter Club meets 2:45 to 3:45 in room 102
 
October 31
Student Council Fundraiser:  Donut Day @ 7:55 am in the High School Courtyard
Be A Leader Foundation Club meets during lunch in room 102
MUN Club meets during lunch in room 210
Student Council meets after school in room 105
Guest Band Clinician: Brian Murphy 8:30 am to 10:30 am in the Band Room


​​For a full list of Secondary School activities, check out the Events Calendar.

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Horizon Honors Secondary School
Horizon Honors High School
​Horizon Honors Middle School

16233 South 48th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Office: 480.659.3000
Attendance: 480.659.3062
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