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Field Day Volunteer Info
May 6, 2015
Thank you to everyone who has signed up at VolunteerSpot. Though students will be in mixed groups you will be able to look up your child's assignment that morning and help at that station. Navigation to Cottonwood (displayed as "Unnamed Road") is available at Google Maps and also as a downloadable map. Please see the schedule below for shift times.

Morning volunteers | 8:30 - 11:30
All-Day volunteers | 8:30 - 2:00
Afternoon volunteers | 11:15 - 2:00


News on the Horizon
May 6, 2015
April's episode of News on the Horizon is now available. Current and past episodes are archived on the News on the Horizon page under the Kids menu.


Field Day Volunteers Needed
April, 30, 2015
Currently, we only have 1/2 the number of volunteers needed for this amazing event. Reason's to volunteer for Field Day:

* A fun, easy way to support the school
* A great excuse to get out of the house/office
* Nearly free - the only cost is your time
* A chance to play with your kids
* Work on your tan

Horizon's Field Day is Friday, May 15th, 2015 at Cottonwood Recreation Center. We need over 60 volunteers in the morning and 60 volunteers in the afternoon to make Horizon's Field Day a Success! Please sign up on Volunteer Spot.

Thank you in advance for helping make your child's Field Day a success! The kids look forward to this day every year!

Any questions, email Chelsea Tanke at chelseytanke@hotmail.com


PTO Meeting
April 30, 2015
The next PTO meeting is Tuesday, May 12 at 7:00pm in the library at Horizon. Social outing to follow...look for info. about location soon! Hope to see you there!


Art Show Postponed
April 14, 2015
Horizon's Annual Art Show has been postponed due to technical difficulties with the kiln. The Art Show will take place on Tuesday, May 5 from 5:30 - 7:00. We appologize for any inconvenience. This change will allow all Horizon students to have their clay fired and on display.


Kindergarten Visit Day
April 14, 2015
Incoming kindergarteners for the 2015-2016 school year are invited to our Kindergarten Visit Day. Parents will meet with teachers and the principal about the program while incoming kindergarteners will participate in learning centers to get a taste of being a student at school. Please call the office if you have not registered for a specific time.


3-hour Early Dismissal
April 14, 2015
Students will be dismissed at 12:35 on Friday, April 17. Teachers will be participating in professional learning.



News On The Horizon
April 14, 2015
The March episode of News On The Horizon is available. Past episodes are also available by following the link in the menu. News On The Horizon is a monthy news broadcast written, produced, and edited, and starring 5th grade students in Horizon's Digikidz program.


Kindergarten Music Program
April 14, 2015
Horizon's Kindergarteners will present their vocal concert Monday, April 27 at 6:30 in the Horizon Cafeteria. The theme is Sleepytime and students are encouraged to dress in their pajamas (no stuffed animals or objects to hold). Please enter through the KTC doors.


1st Grade Music Program
April 14, 2015
Horizon's 1st Graders will present their vocal concert Tuesday, April 28 at 6:30 in the Horizon Cafeteria. The theme is Sleepytime and students are encouraged to dress in their pajamas (no stuffed animals or objects to hold). Please enter through the KTC doors.

Create, Think, Grow
Aug. 22, 2014
Our theme this year at Horizon is Create, Think, Grow. Teachers have been sharing ways we improve ourselves even as adults. One of our strongest teaching strategies is sharing our thinking out loud. This helps students learn how to learn. Have you considered sharing ways that you Create, Think, Grow?