Thursday, October 10, 2013

Announcements, Thursday, 10-10-2013

All across America, school cafeterias are serving nutritious and tasty meals to students.  Next week is National School Lunch Week and to celebrate we are giving away free movie tickets to one lucky student who eats lunch with us this week.  Come help us celebrate National School Lunch Week.

It's that time again! This week is Homecoming week! Be prepared to show your Horizon Hawk Pride. 
Everyday is a spirit day,.  Friday is Pink Out day. Support breast cancer awareness by wearing your pink to school and to the game.  Check the Horizon website for the rest of the spirit days and homecoming events this week. 
Tickets for the 2013 Homecoming Dance will be on sale starting today in the student center. Pre-sale are $12!

Attention seniors: The deadline to submit your senior photo and quotation for the yearbook is coming up on Friday, October 18. For detailed instructions on submitting your photo and quotation, please go to the yearbook link under clubs and activities from the Horizon home page.

Students are allowed only ONE guest at the Homecoming Dance.  If you are bringing a guest to Homecoming that does not go to Horizon High School please pick up a permission slip in the Dean’s Office Forms must be turned in by Friday, October 11th.

The Hawk Supply Store is open for business!! Do you need a pencil? paper? gum? sticky notes? The Store has them all for a great price. Store is open 1st, 6th, and 8th hour daily!
All “College Fairs” are not alike!  Did you know that there are several “Fairs” coming up in October that will focus on OUT-OF-STATE colleges?  Literally 100’s of college representatives from all over the USA will be at these “Fairs” to help you discover their campuses, compare costs, & learn whether out-of-state might be perfect (and maybe even cheaper) for you.  These October “Fairs” are spread around the city, today in Denver; and Saturday morning, Oct. 12 in Highlands Ranch.  Students from all high schools are welcome!  See Counseling for details.

Seniors:  The Daniels Fund Scholarship is now open with a deadline of Nov. 15th.  This scholarship pays for 100% of your college expenses; however, families must first show economic need before the application process can begin.  For more information see Ms. Blue in the Counseling Office or go to the Daniels Fund website at and take their eligibility questionnaire.

Sports, Drama & Clubs
(Details on Athletic competitions are on our website at   Go to calendar under school information)

Congratulations to the following DECA members for their outstanding performances at the 5-Star Invitational:
-Jessica LaTerra & Leilani Osmundson - 1st Place in Marketing Communictaions
-Tony Salazar & John White  - 1st Place in Business Law & Ethics
-Logan Molson - 2nd Place in Retail Merchandising
-Sadie Thornton - 2nd Place in Apparel & Accessories
-Preston Verrill - 2nd Place in Sports & Entertainment
-Brionna Dumlao - 3rd Place in Hotel & Lodging

Boys Powder Puff Volleyball signups are happening now in the Main Office.   The game will be on Wednesday, October 16.  You must have an up-to-date physical and permission slip in order to play.

Ultimate Frisbee Club is going strong with several new members already on board, so come join us and see what it's all about! Ultimate Frisbee, today, 3:10 in the courtyard!

For all players that plan on trying out next fall there is a meeting on this Friday, October 11 @ 3:30- meet outside the weight room. See Coach Mares for questions!
Bat Boy, the Musical, Oct. 17 and 18, 7 p.m., Tickets $8, Adults $10, Online ticket sales at, Tickets also sold at the door, don't miss out! This is the perfect send up for Halloween, a pop-rock comedy musical, about a Bat Boy.