Horizon Community Learning Center

HCLC Junior, Stephanie, is a Natural Performer

Q. You have had a busy summer and start of fall performing in a few local theater productions. Tell us about it! A. Over the summer, I had the experience of working with Mesa Community College for their summer production of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” as the dance captain and part of the ensemble. Following that …

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McKenna Stays Busy at Horizon Honors High School

Q. You are one busy lady! Tell us all the activities you are involved in. Which one is your favorite (and why?) A. I am involved in my school’s Spiritline and Softball teams and hold captain positions in both. I also participate in a large amount of clubs within school, some of which I hold a leadership position. These clubs …

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HCLC Celebrates Past and Present Student Athletes

On August 19, Horizon Honors High School in Ahwatukee held a long overdue celebration for past and present student athletes, coaches, and their families. The occasion was simple: honor anyone involved that participated in a Horizon Honors High School team that had won a state or region championship, as well as state runner ups. Even though the school is 21 …

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Trevor Shines On and Off the Court

Q. As you prepare for the Volleyball season, you are also still playing Basketball! Your team is headed to the State Tournament this weekend. How do you juggle two sports at once? A. In all honestly, I just go through the motions as if I were only playing one. I show up when I can, treat my body right, and …

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Graphic Design Class Designs Horizon Honors New Logo

  When Horizon Community Learning Center began planning their 20th anniversary celebrations several months ago, they knew they needed a new logo for their schools. Instead of hiring an expensive advertising firm, they looked instead to their own students in Graphic Design class. Students spent hours of their free time creating drafts and testing designs before a final look was …

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Meet Eagle Scout Sergei

Q. You are passionate about the outdoors and wildlife. Tell us about why you enjoy scouting. A. I was about 13 when I joined the scouts. In four years I have been able to achieve my goal to get to the rank of eagle scout. My favorite part of scouting is when we do activities like Scout-o-Rama, which includes games, …

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HORIZON HONORS: A SCHOOL OF SERVICE

At Horizon Honors Secondary School in Ahwatukee, service to others doesn’t happen just at the holidays but throughout the year. In order to gain valuable life skills, students at the grades 7-­12 school are encouraged to complete at least 40 hours of community service each school year. The school’s philosophy is simple: service to others and character-­building lessons help student develop social excellence. When …

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Senior Danielle Travels to Thailand

Q. You are a busy lady! Tell us about all the activities you are involved in. A. I play, and have played, on the school’s varsity volleyball team since my freshman year. I am an active member of National Honor Society and Key Club. Every other weekend I go volunteer at a dog shelter called 2 Da Rescue. I also really enjoy …

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Brandon Wins Congressional Award Gold Medal for His Volunteerism

Q. You recently won a Congressional Award Gold Medal for your volunteer work. How did you come to receive it? How was Washington DC? A. When I was in eighth grade I signed up online to work toward earning the congressional award. To earn the award you have to spend at least two years setting goals and working on voluntary …

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Zach Finds Beauty Everywhere through Photography

You are a busy man! What activities will you be involved in on campus during your senior year? During senior year, I will continue with my extracurricular activities. I will pursue my passion for community service by actively contributing to National Honor Society (as an officer), Key Club (as president), and Protect Our Environment Club. Additionally, I plan on playing on the varsity …

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