Thursday, May 1, 2014

Announcements: Thursday, 05-01-2014

Attention Horizon Hawks!  Horizon’s The Profile will be doing a carwash at Firestone Complete Auto Care on 3720 E. 120th Ave on May 4th.  If your car drastically needs a cleaning, please come out and support our school!  In addition to getting a discounted wash, South Philly Cheesesteaks and Yogurt Yum has offered to give our school 20% of the profit.  Make sure to show your coupon or mention Horizon High School’s carwash if yo decided to grab lunch or a snack in those two places.

Now is the time to buy your yearbooks!  You can buy your yearbook at or go to the Horizon web page and click on the “Yearbook” tab.  Yearbooks are $75.00 and distribution will begin for all grades on Monday, May 5th.  But as a special treat, Seniors can receive their yearbooks on Friday, May 2nd!

Are you interested in a career in law enforcement?  The City of Thornton is currently recruiting juniors and seniors interested in a career in law enforcement for our Youth Police Academy.  The academy runs from June 9 through June 13, 2014 and August 4 through the 8th, and applications are due to Officer Quintana by today.  See officer “Q” for applications and further information.

To all students:  Do not leave your backpack unattended at any time during the school day.

Students: The library has over 700 books that are overdue. Please come in and renew or return your books to avoid any further fees or fines.

Senior Updates

Graduation is fast approaching Seniors and you must have all fees and fines paid by today. You will NOT be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony or receive your diploma if you have a balance due to the District.  Your Infinite Campus account has the  balance due and you can pay the bill via the Pay-For-It system.   You can also pay fees at the Bookkeeping office.   The Senior fine list is posted outside the Bookkeeping Office and is updated regularly.

Be sure to return all books and materials to your teacher.

Counseling News

Congratulations to Horizon's AP Psychology Bowl team for winning the Adams 12 AP Psychology Bowl for the third consecutive year! Skyler, Caitlyn, Laurae, Olivia, Jacey great job!
Are you credit deficient?  Summer school early registration paperwork is in.  If you need to make up credits in summer school, please see your counselor as soon as possible.

ATTENTION JUNIORS:  Guess what?  The "BBB STUDENT OF INTEGRITY SCHOLARSHIP" is posted for students who are JUNIORS right now!  It is worth $10,000 and awarded to current juniors who with a 3.0 GPA and who demonstrate ethical behavior!  See bulletin board outside of counseling office, look at NAVIANCE, or talk to your counselor!  
Sports, Drama & Clubs

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

Congratulations to Heather Kroll for taking 2nd place in the Invitational Golf tournament at Rolling Hills Country Club.  Great job!!

"LINK leader applications are due today.  Links to the application can be found on the Horizon home page or see Mrs. Hoffmann or Mrs. Kathan for details."