Thursday, March 13, 2014

Announcements: Wednesday, 03-12-2014

Students & Staff.  If you would like to play against each other in a basketball game, nows your chance.  Sign up today outside the Student Government room Q2701.

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS:  The weather has changed and is very nice and warm however, the dress code policies are still the same.  Please remember this when dressing for school.

Student Government is now selling A Day Without Hate (DWOH) T-shirts, Youth $5 and Adults $8. Cash or checks accepted.   Make checks payable to Horizon High School.  All proceeds go directly to the Peace Scholarship and the rally.  Order forms can be picked up in the Main Office and must be returned by March 14.

Prizes, Prizes, Prizes: It is National School Breakfast Week. Nutrition Services has basketballs, footballs, and soccer balls to give away.  Drum roll please.....Two lucky recipients will even be awarded a shiny new Titan Mountain bike. All you have to do is eat breakfast to be entered to win. So, come hungry and come often and good luck!!!!!

Juniors and Seniors, if you are planning to take someone to Prom who does not attend Horizon, please pick up a permission form in the Dean’s Office.  All forms are due by Wednesday, April 9th.

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

SENIORS:  If you will be pursuing a post-high school career as a pilot or in aircraft mechanics, please see Ms. Blue in the counseling office about the Lee Larson Memorial scholarship.

If you attended either Tarver Elementary or Hunters Glen Elementary, you should check out the scholarships that both of their Parent/Teacher Organizations are offering! The Tarver deadline is March 28 and Hunters Glen's deadline is April 9. More information is available on NAVIANCE or on the Counseling Office bulletin board.  

It's time to get serious.  In addition to making the grade 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.  The Senior fine list is posted outside the Bookkeeping Office and is updated regularly.

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

All scholarship offers should be reported to Ms. Jones in the Main Office by April 4th in order for them to be recognized at the Senior dinner on the 28th of April and to be acknowledged in the graduation program. 

Counseling News

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS:  BACKPACKS TO BRIEFCASES is a FREE event for Adams County students.  During a professional luncheon, you will learn cell phone etiquette, how to dress for interviews even on a tight budget, how to make "small talk" at a business luncheon . . . and even which fork to use at fancy dinners!  Space is limited, so grab your friends and register online or in the counseling office before March 17!  Horizon upperclassmen have totally enjoyed this fun event in past years!

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.
Sports, Drama & Clubs

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

Congratulations Pom ladies Amber, Brooke, Kailey, Alexis, Rachel, Alyssa, Rainy, Kristina, Raelynn, Kelsey, Hope and Ms. Kim Kubsch for ranking in the top ten in the Nation.  Way to go ladies!!