Monday, January 27, 2014

Announcements: Monday, 01-27-2014

Start your day in a healthy way. Warm your body and your spirit with a nutritious breakfast. The main kitchen is open daily for breakfast from 7 until 9 a.m. Remember that students in all grades that qualify for reduced meal prices will receive breakfast at no charge. So, do your body and academic achievements some good-come eat breakfast.

Seniors please send pictures for the Senior Slideshow to Mrs. Graf at

Attention Seniors:  Don’t miss out.  Go to Horizons website and cast your vote today for your Senior favorites.

Horizon High School has once again implemented an attendance policy for students, grades 9-12 to be able to attend prom.  All Students wishing to attend prom are expected to maintain a minimum 95% attendance rate starting December 2, 2013 through April 11, 2014.  We are only monitoring unexcused absences and unexcused partial absences. 

Counseling News

Are you looking for a summer job?  The Governor's Summer Job Hunt is right around the corner.  This year you can pick from two different options. On February 26th from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. you can attend the Youth Job Fair at the Adams County Regional Park. This option is for youth ages 16-21 years of age. On February 27th and 28th you can attend the Virtual Job Fair.  This option is for youth 14-21 years of age.  All youth must pre-register on  Please call 720-523-6964 for registration assistance.

Seniors:  Are you checking your NAVIANCE account for scholarships?  Don't forget that NAVIANCE is the place where we list all new scholarships that come to our attention!  February, March, and April are HUGE scholarship deadline months.  GET BUSY LOOKING FOR THAT FREE MONEY!

Also Seniors:  If you are attending a private vocational/technical school after graduation, see Ms. Blue in the counseling office for information on the February 1st deadline for the "Colorado Association of Career Colleges" scholarship opportunity.  Some examples might be:  PIMA, Lincoln Tech, DeVry, Westwood, ITT Technical Institute, Denver School of Massage, etc. 

Attention Students:  If your family needs help paying for college -- and who doesn't? -- then be sure to bring your parents to upcoming presentations about "How to Apply for Financial Aid." 
Financial Aid is for 2-year colleges, 4-year colleges, or vocational-technical schools AND HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH GPA OR ACT SCORES -- it is strictly money because your family needs help! BUT YOU MUST APPLY FOR IT BY THE END OF FEBRUARY!  The next presentation is on January 28 is for seniors only in Horizon's computer lab, where an expert will actually be at Horizon, helping families submit their applications online. Don't miss this great opportunities to learn how anyone can afford college! 

One more Seniors - Do you know where you are going to college? When you have received your acceptance letter and make your final decision, come to the counseling office and let us know so that we can get your college choice along with your senior picture up on the college bulletin board in the lobby!  Please report any and all scholarship offers to Ms. Jones in the Main Office.

Sports, Drama & Clubs

(Details on Athletic competitions are on our website at   Go to calendar under school information)

Congratulations to Heather Kroll and Zach Rodriguez for hitting the longest drives on Saturday at Dick's Sporting Good.  Heather hit one 264 yards right down the middle and Zach crushed one 310 yards.  Thanks to all who participated and supported this event!   Coach White