Friday, March 3, 2017

Announcements: Friday 3-03-2017

Horizon High School
Daily Announcements
Friday, March 3, 2017


Calling all Hawks!!  Come to the Denver Coliseum to cheer on the Girls Basketball team against Regis tonight in the ELITE 8, 8:30pm game time.   Admission with Student ID is $7.  Without Student ID it’s $9.

Just wanted to give a shout out to of all the finalists and ICDC qualifiers. Again, thank you for all of your support!
ICDC Qualifiers: Jarred Gurss - 1st - Independent Business Plan, Erin Martin - 1st - Chapter of Excellence, Gabrielle Courtney - 1st - Chapter of Excellence, Charles Pastor - 3rd - Principles of Business Administration and Management
Ashley Potthoff - 5th - Human Resources, MacKenzie Lancaster - 3rd - Business Finance, Gabrielle Courtney - 6th - Quick Serve Restaurant Management,
DECA State Officer Team:  Courtney Haendler - DECA District 13 Representative
Finalists: Wyatt Nelson - Automotive Services Marketing, Alexandria Pruitt - Business Services Management
Haley Hartin - Marketing Communications Management, Courtney Haendler - Restaurant and Food Services Marketing
Emilianna Pruitt - Retail Merchandising Management, Vivian Ha & MacKenzie Lancaster - Business Services Operations Research, MacKenzie Lancaster - Business Finance, Kirkland Johnson, Lorenzo Molina, and Charles Pastor - Hospitality & Tourism Operations Research, Charles Pastor - Principles of Business Administration and Management
Ashley Potthoff - Human Resources Management, Ashley Potthoff - Community Service Project, Jarred Gurss - Independent Business Plan, Jarred Gurss - Personal Financial Literacy

Hawk readers: Now is the time to help the library select magazine subscriptions for next school year. The survey is on the library web site or come to the library to access it using the QR code at the front desk. Thanks for your input!

Hey boys of all grade levels, Student Government is hosting a Mr. HHS Contest.  If you think you’ve got what it takes to compete for the crown, then come to the Main Office and sign-up today.

You must have 95% or better attendance to attend Prom as of the beginning 2nd quarter.  Please check the list in the hallway across from the Dean's office. 

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and helps students to be more alert, pay better attention in class and be sick less often.  Starting your day with a healthful meal goes a long way and Nutrition Services is here to help in that process.  Join us for breakfast here at Horizon each day and enjoy all the benefits it brings now and in the future.  Adams 12 breakfast includes a fruit or 100% juice every day and is 100% whole-grain rich.

Looking for a summer job?  The City of Thornton is looking to hire high school age students for seasonal jobs for the summer.  These jobs range from lifeguards, boat attendants, summer camp help, etc.  If you are interested go to the city website at to apply.  You can get more information by seeing Officer “Q” or pick up a flyer in the Main Office.

The RMASS “Zapping the SAT” prep seminar will be coming to Horizon on Wednesday, March 15th & Thursday, March 16st.  For an opportunity to participate in this awesome two-day after school seminar, you must see Mrs. Bell or Mrs. Neumann in the counseling office to sign up for a spot.  The cost of this two-day seminar is usually $89 – but Dr. Shadwell 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 SAT Test coming in April.  For any questions on this SAT Prep opportunity – see Mrs. Neumann in the counseling office.
Sports, Drama, & Clubs

"Have you always wanted to take on a huge leadership role? Well four seniors are looking to pass on the responsibility of the Umbrella Project, an education-based program that helps eliminate offensive language including racial and derogatory terms used in our hallways. Now that it is part of the health curriculum here at Horizon, they are looking for more qualified students to run it next year. If you are interested, come to the main office and pick up an application, due by the 6th of March!

Grease tickets are on sale.   Check out today to purchase your tickets. Get yours now for the final two nights of this amazing production, March 3rd & 4th at 7:00 pm.   

Senior News

Seniors:  Please report any & all scholarship offers to Ms. Jones in the Main Office.  Those you choose to accept and those you do not choose to accept.

Hey Seniors – It’s time to start clearing your fines so you can walk the line. The senior fine list is now posted next to the bookkeeping office.  Please check often as new fines will be posted daily. All fines and fees must be cleared by May 1st in order to pick up your cap and gown and participate in the graduation ceremony. 

Cap & gown pictures can still be ordered at Use the password HorizonHS2017Grad.  At checkout for teacher name use Tami Jones.  If not order after today, March 3rd prices will go up.

Today from 10:00-2:00, on the stage in the Student Center, you can pick up your ordered announcements & mug if you have a zero balance. You can also pay any outstanding balance at that time to pick up your order.


Ultimate Frisbee Club now meets on Fridays! Never played? No problem! We'll teach you! Meet in the courtyard after school on Fridays, then we move to Northbrook Park behind the parking lot at 3:10. It's fun, it's fast, it's Ultimate Frisbee!  --Steve Windness