Friday, February 21, 2014

Announcements: Friday, 02-21-2014

Horizon High School has once again implemented an attendance policy for students, grades 9-12 to be able to attend prom.  However, 9th & 10th grade students MUST be invited by an upperclassman in order 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. 

Senior Updates

Friday, February 28th is Cap & Gown picture day in the Student Center on the stage from 7:00-3:00.  Caps & gowns will be provided for you.  Order forms can be picked up in the Main Office.   Check out more Senior updates on Horizons website under Horizon Senior Page.

It's time to get serious.  In addition to making the grades to graduate you need to pay all fees and fines by May 1. You will not be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony or receive your diploma if you have a balance due to the District.  Please check your Infinite Campus account and pay the balance due via the Pay-For-It system.   You also have the option to pay fees at the Bookkeeping office.

Please send pictures for the Senior Slideshow to Mrs. Graf at

All scholarship offers should be reported to Ms. Jones in the Main Office. 

Counseling News

The RMASS “Zapping the ACT” prep seminar will be coming to Horizon on April 2nd & 3rd. For an opportunity to participate in this awesome two-day after school seminar, you must see Mrs. Bell or Mr. Muedeking in the counseling office to sign up for a spot. The cost of this two-day seminar is usually $89 – but Ms. Smiley will be paying $50 of the $89 for the first 100 students who sign up – so it will cost you only $39. Don’t pass up this great opportunity to get “prepped” for the ACT Test coming in April. Any questions on this ACT Prep opportunity – see Mr. Muedeking in the counseling office.

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.

Sports, Drama & Clubs

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

Good luck Wrestlers at the State Wrestling Competition.  GO HAWKS!!!!

If you are interested in diving you must be signed up with the school.  Practice officially starts Monday Feb. 24 at 3:30.  No experience needed.  All practices are Monday thru Friday at the VMAC pool across the street from Horizon.  For more information go to the diving website at https//

"Don't miss Young Frankenstein, the musical, on the Horizon stage Feb. 21 & 227 p.m., tickets sold online and at the door.  Prices are $10 for adults and $8 for students. The hilarious Mel Brooks send up is a must to see. More information is available at"