The Skyline Horizon

Skyline Congratulates its 2019 Sterling Scholar Nominees

Skyline Congratulates its 2019 Sterling Scholar Nominees

Maddie Moulton, Kelly Dolan, Journalism 1 Staff

January 10, 2019

The Sterling Scholar Award is a Utah scholarship that is awarded to high school seniors who display excellence in scholarship, leadership, and citizenship. This program is conducted in five independent areas throughout the state’s 40 school districts and 29 counties. Each school can nominate one st...

Should High School Students be able to Grade Their Teachers?

Should High School Students be able to Grade Their Teachers?

Kody Bogue, Journalism 1 Staff

October 25, 2018

Teachers are graded through standardized testing and observations from the administrators, but should students be included in the conservation, too? After all, they are the ones who spend the most time with their teachers. Students can offer insights and observations about teachers that school administra...

Top 10 Differences Between Generation Z and Millennials

Top 10 Differences Between Generation Z and Millennials

Drew Abbott, Journalism 1 Staff

October 25, 2018

The world is constantly changing and evolving, with each new generation bringing a new aspect to life along with them. Today, I will discuss the top ten differences between Millennials and Generation Z. For those who might not know, the Millennial era consists of those born somewhere between the earl...

Lacrosse is now a Sanctioned Sport

Lacrosse is now a Sanctioned Sport

Lily Inks, Feature Editor

October 17, 2018

Lacrosse is now a well-known sport, and most people know someone who plays. Though in the state of Utah, high school lacrosse has never been sanctioned. However, lacrosse will officially be sanctioned in 2018-2019 thanks to the Utah High School Activities Association voting to sanction lacrosse for boys a...

How to ACE the ACT

How to ACE the ACT

Drew Abbott, Journalism 1 Staff

October 17, 2018

The ACT is easily one of the most daunting, high-stakes tests that a student can take in their lifetime. The score you receive on this test, along with your cumulative GPA, will help determine which colleges will accept you, and which will disappoint you. However, there are many tips and strategies co...

Skateboarding Sucks

Skateboarding Sucks

Tor Lindquist and Crystal Eldredge

May 8, 2018

Skateboarding has grown into a multimillion-dollar industry, being legitimized in the public's eyes by large events such as street league, and most recently the introduction of skateboarding into the Olympics. But with this increase in popularity, have skateboarders assumed a more professional and respect...

Is “Climate Change” Even a Thing? (Satire)

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Will Ginsburg, Journalism 1 Staff

April 16, 2018

Why do people care about “climate change” anyway? To be honest, I don’t really see what all the fuss is about. Firstly, is it even real? What do we even know about this so-called “Global Warming” that our former President Barack Obama was so passionate about? C’mon people, do some of you actually th...

Trump’s Foreign Policy (Satirical)

Trump’s Foreign Policy (Satirical)

Crystal Eldredge, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 16, 2018

Trump’s foreign policy is setting the standard for diplomacy and peaceful negotiation all over the world and will surely be written about in textbooks in our grandchildren’s schools. The policy can be summed up as a fresh modus operandi of genius strategy and late-Merovingian action. Sure, he may have calle...

Seniors Baffled by Disappearance of Motivation (Satirical)

Seniors Baffled by Disappearance of Motivation (Satirical)

Olivia Ward, Web-Editor-In-Chief

April 16, 2018

Multiple twelfth graders have come forward claiming that their motivation has disappeared. One student claimed, “I knew I had it last year, I just don’t know how I could lose it so fast.” Perhaps it has developed from a serious case of Senioritis that has hit high schools across the nation. The ...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Rocket Launch

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy lifts off from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A on its inaugural flight Feb. 6.

Mia Mellem, Journalism 1 Staff

March 19, 2018

On February 6 at 3:45 p.m., Elon Musk--SpaceX and Tesla founder, launched his own Tesla Roadster into space from the Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This was a test launch of SpaceX’s new Falcon Heavy rocket which claims to be capable of lifting up to 64 metric tons (141,...

The Incredible Iditarod

The Incredible Iditarod

Ava Northrop, Journalism 1 Staff

March 19, 2018

What is the Iditarod? You’ve probably heard of it and know that it is sled dog race, but the meaning behind it, and the details are quite interesting. This race takes place in Alaska and covers one thousand miles in fifteen days. This years' Iditarod starts on March 3 and the awards ceremony is on March 18. The...

Sleep: A High School Epidemic

Sleep: A High School Epidemic

Helen Wang, Horizon Writing Staff

December 12, 2017

Sleep is a vital part of life, as it happens every night. As students, getting enough sleep is important for an energetic day and for growing up. The recommended amount of sleep for teenagers is about 8-10 hours each day, but how much sleep are Skyline students actually getting? Out of the 20 students...