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MIX IT UP RECOGNITION!

Horizon Honors Elementary School has once again earned the recognition of being a “Mix It Up Model School!”

NO PLACE FOR HATE

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has designated Horizon Honors Elementary School and Horizon Horizon Secondary School “No Place for Hate” schools. The schools are recognized for creating safe and respectful learning environments, bringing awareness to the issues of bullying and bias throughout the 2015-2016 school year.

TWO SCHOOLS. ONE AMAZING EDUCATION.

Horizon Honors Elementary

  • Grades K-6
  • AZ Dept. of Ed. “A” Rated School
  • Multi-Age & Ability-Level Groupings
  • Performing Arts Program
  • Daily P.E.
  • Multiple After School Enrichment Clubs

Horizon Honors Secondary

  • Grades 7-12
  • U.S. News & World Report “Best High School”
  • Daily Beast “Top High School”
  • AZ Dept. of Ed. “A” Rated School
  • Honors & University Preparatory Focus
  • A.P. & Dual Enrollment Courses
  • Comprehensive Arts & Athletics Programs

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS!

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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  • School Board Organization Meeting
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: July 12, 2016 - 5:10 pm
    Location: Main Office
  • Budget Public Hearing
    Starts: 5:10 pm
    Ends: July 12, 2016 - 5:30 pm
    Location: Main Office
  • School Board Meeting
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: July 12, 2016 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Main Office
    Description: Will begin immediately following the budget meeting at 5:10 p.m.
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  • Secondary School Parent Orientation: 7th Grade - Starting Middle School
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: July 20, 2016 - 6:00 pm
    Location: Multi-Purpose Room
    Description: Parents of seniors, freshman, and 7th graders, please join us for an orientation designed to help you and your child successfully navigate this next developmental milestone. Topics covered will be specific to the social, emotional, and academic needs you and your child will experience this school year. All sessions will be held in the Multipurpose Room – please enter through the elementary doors. NOTE: These sessions will not repeat anything presented to New Families. A new Horizon family with a 9th grader, for example, should attend both the new family session and the 9th grade Parent Orientation.
  • Secondary School Parent Orientation: 9th Grade - Welcome to High School
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: July 20, 2016 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Multi-Purpose Room
    Description: Parents of seniors, freshman, and 7th graders, please join us for an orientation designed to help you and your child successfully navigate this next developmental milestone. Topics covered will be specific to the social, emotional, and academic needs you and your child will experience this school year. All sessions will be held in the Multipurpose Room – please enter through the elementary doors. NOTE: These sessions will not repeat anything presented to New Families. A new Horizon family with a 9th grader, for example, should attend both the new family session and the 9th grade Parent Orientation.
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  • Club Horizon Voucher #1 Due
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 22, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Elementary School Meet The Teacher
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: July 21, 2016 - 4:00 pm
    Description: Please join us on Thursday, July 21st for “Meet Your Teacher” Day for Kindergarten through 6th grade students and parents. On this day, our elementary families will have an opportunity to see classrooms, meet teachers, and hear more about the exciting school year ahead.
    Go to Your Child’s Listed Classroom
    Last name begins with N-Z: 1 – 2:30 p.m.
    Last name begins with A-M: 2:30 – 4 p.m.
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  • Lunch Orders Due
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 23, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Secondary School Open House
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: July 22, 2016 - 11:00 am
    Description: Horizon Honors Secondary will be hosting an Open House Friday, July 22nd. Students and family members are welcome to drop in anytime between 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. or 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Stop in and walk your schedule, meet your teachers, checkout your textbooks. Get your student ID in the Media Center if you do not have a Scholastic Lab. All other IDs will be created during Scholastic Lab the first week of school.
  • Secondary School New Student Orientation
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: July 22, 2016 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Multi-Purpose Room
    Description: Don’t miss a special orientation for all new Secondary students and their family members on Friday, July 22nd from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Multi-purpose Room. (enter through the elementary doors) This event is tailored to meet your needs as a new family and to get you up to speed as we welcome you to Horizon Honors. We will be covering many topics such as Using PowerSchool, Ordering Lunches, What’s an ILP?, Google Classroom and so much more. NOTE: These sessions do not include any of the information presented in the grade level parent orientations for 7th, 9th and 12th grade described below. A new HCLC family with a 9th grader, for example, should attend both the new family session and the 9th Grade Parent Orientation.
  • Secondary School Open House
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: July 22, 2016 - 3:00 pm
    Description: Horizon Honors Secondary will be hosting an Open House Friday, July 22nd. Students and family members are welcome to drop in anytime between 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. or 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Stop in and walk your schedule, meet your teachers, checkout your textbooks. Get your student ID in the Media Center if you do not have a Scholastic Lab. All other IDs will be created during Scholastic Lab the first week of school.
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  • First Day of School
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 26, 2016 - 12:00 am
    Description: HORIZON HONORS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:
    Half Day Kindergarten: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Extended Day Kindergarten: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    1st Grade – 4th Grade: 8:15 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    5th Grade – 6th Grade: 8 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

    First day of school ONLY:
    PreK and Kinder will begin at 9 a.m.

    HORIZON HONORS SECONDARY SCHOOL:
    7:55 a.m. - transition to classrooms
    8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Silver Days
    Block 1: 8 to 9:30 a.m.
    Block 2: 9:35 to 11 a.m.
    Lunch: 11 to 11:30 a.m.
    Block 3: 11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Block 4: 1:05 to 2:30 p.m.

    Blue Days
    Block 5: 8 to 9:30 a.m.
    Block 6: 9:35 to 11 a.m.
    Lunch: 11 to 11:30 a.m.
    Block 7: 11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Block 8: 1:05 to 2:30 p.m.

    First Day of School - Soaring Eagle Day!
    The first day of school is Monday, July 25th. All students will attend school 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM with no late starts or early releases this day. Each grade level will have a unique schedule for Soarin' Eagle Day with sessions specifically designed for that grade levels unique need. All students will report to Block 1 to receive the special schedule for Soarin' Eagle Day that includes 7th and 8th Grade Eagle Launch, Freshman Flying Start, Sophomore Scene, Junior Navigation, and Senior Seminar. Students on morning release will report to the Media Center.
  • Secondary School Soaring Eagle Day
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 26, 2016 - 12:00 am
    Description: First Day of School - Soaring Eagle Day!
    The first day of school is Monday, July 25th. All students will attend school 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM with no late starts or early releases this day. Each grade level will have a unique schedule for Soarin' Eagle Day with sessions specifically designed for that grade levels unique need. All students will report to Block 1 to receive the special schedule for Soarin' Eagle Day that includes 7th and 8th Grade Eagle Launch, Freshman Flying Start, Sophomore Scene, Junior Navigation, and Senior Seminar. Students on morning release will report to the Media Center.
  • Kinder Talk
    Starts: 9:15 am
    Ends: July 25, 2016 - 10:15 am
    Location: Multi-Purpose Room
    Description: Kindergarten parents are invited to join us after you take your child to his/her Kindergarten classroom on the first day of school. Learn the ropes from veteran HCLC parents as they give you advice on how to survive the kindergarten year and beyond.
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  • High School Fall Athletics Paperwork Due
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 28, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Elementary School Parent Coordinator Orientation
    Starts: 8:15 am
    Ends: July 27, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Secondary School Parent Dual Enrollment Information Meeting
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: July 27, 2016 - 6:30 pm
    Location: Multi-Purpose Room
    Description: Mark your calendar to attend the Trine University presentation on Dual Enrollment held Wednesday, July 27th at 5:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room. If your child is taking any of the following courses he or she is eligible to enroll for university credit:
    College Algebra Honors
    Trig/Brief Calc Honors
    AP Calculus Honors
    American Experience Honors
    AP Government Honors
    Advanced Composition Honors
    AP Literature & Composition Honors
    Come and find out about this affordable way to begin their college transcripts.
  • Secondary School 12th Grade Parent Orientation: Welcome To Senior Year
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: July 27, 2016 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Multi-Purpose Room
    Description: Parents of seniors, freshman, and 7th graders, please join us for an orientation designed to help you and your child successfully navigate this next developmental milestone. Topics covered will be specific to the social, emotional, and academic needs you and your child will experience this school year. All sessions will be held in the Multipurpose Room – please enter through the elementary doors. NOTE: These sessions will not repeat anything presented to New Families. A new Horizon family with a 9th grader, for example, should attend both the new family session and the 9th grade Parent Orientation.
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  • Instrument Rental Night
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: July 28, 2016 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Multi-Purpose Room
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  • Lunch Orders Due
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 30, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Coffee Connection
    Starts: 8:15 am
    Ends: July 29, 2016 - 9:15 am
    Location: Media Center
    Description: You won’t want to miss the first Coffee Connection of the school year! On Friday, July 29 at 8:15 a.m. both new and returning parents are invited to join us in the Media Center to meet other parents from your child’s classes and much more! Coffee and goodies will be provided.
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NEWS

Parking This Week

Parking will be a challenge this week during Back to School activities, as currently we do not have access to any parking spots in what was our South Parking Lot, located across the street from campus on Frye Road (the future home of Mountain Park Community Church.) We hope to have parking spots on that property again by the first day of school. However, for this week, please utilize the following parking areas: Church parking lot just north of campus with entrance off of 48th Street Main school parking lot in parking spaces ONLY, taking note of reserved parking spaces…

2016-2017 Student Fees Summary

HCLC provides a curriculum that enriches student learning by applying the new knowledge and skills gained each day in all subject areas to solve real-life problems in a hands-on manner. In addition to our regular curriculum, extra-curricular activities are offered before, during, and after school. In order to support these programs it requires additional funds above and beyond what the state money provides. As a result, we feel it is important to continue these programs by asking our stakeholders to pay additional fees. The current application of the Arizona Tax Credit law allows for some of these fees to be eligible for a tax credit…

Secondary Back To School Info

Student schedules are now available on PowerSchool. Returning families should login at https://horizonclc.powerschool.com/public/. New families may setup their PowerSchool account at https://horizonclc.powerschool.com/public/create_multi_student_account.html? using the instruction sheets they received during the registration process. If you have any questions regarding setting up the account, please send an e-mail to powerschool@horizonclc.org. We will also have printed student schedules available at the Open House and Soaring Eagle Day…

CONTACT

Horizon Community Learning Center
(480) 659-3000 – Phone
(480) 659-3043 – Fax
16233 South 48th Street Phoenix, AZ 85048