Friday, March 10, 2017

Announcements: Friday 3-10-2017

Horizon High School
Daily Announcements
Friday, March 10, 2017


If you are planning on bringing a guest to Prom that is not a Horizon student you must have a guest pass filled out.  Please see Mrs. Sweet in the Dean's office to get a pass. In addition, you and your guest, if they are a Horizon student, 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. 

Ping Pong for the Heart! NHS is hosting a ping pong tournament on Wednesday, March 22 from 1-3. Registration begins March 6 and ends March 17th. There will be tables in the lobby on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during 2-8 period. Registration is also online through the Horizon homepage. Support the American Heart Association by participating in a fun ping pong tournament with friends!

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!

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

DECA is selling Horizon Apparel!  There are short sleeve cotton shirts for $10, short sleeve dri-fit shirts for $15, long sleeve dri-fit shirts for $20 and Horizon hoodies for $25.  They are being sold in the student center 4th, 5th and 6th hour or in the DECA room, E0506.  Stop by and pick something up to show your school spirit before they run out.

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 you did not pick up your ordered announcements or mug and you have a zero balance, you can now pick them up at the bookkeeping office. If you still owe on your announcements or mug you can make final payments at or call 1-800-567-8367.


Ultimate Frisbee Club  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


Speech & Debate Club – 3:00 – D0408   -- Kenya Pakenham & Blair Gonzales

Powerlifting Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday from  3:30 - 5:00 pm..  Weight Room   –Frank Ybarra

Hawk's Community Service Club- The 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month.  - 3:00  – Lisa Peratt