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Guidance counselor prepared students for their life ahead

Saffiya Sheikh, Horizon Charter School April 1, 2023

As the school year wraps up and seniors at Horizon Charter School are getting ready to embark on the next chapter in their lives, so is another crucial member of Horizon’s community — Gabriel Robert. At...


‘Rise 1’ course helps students appreciate themselves and others in diverse learning environment

Saffiya Sheikh, Horizon Charter School March 11, 2023

As students adjust to their schedules and work in the new term at the Rocklin Sierra College campus there is a course that pops up on the class schedule – especially for freshmen--Rise 1. On the surface,...

Lasha R. Bayden, Acting U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of California address student participants at the District Attorneys Youth Academy. Photo from the District Attorneys Youth Academy and shared by Raquel Hernandez.

Law enforcement agencies collaborate to present District Attorney’s Youth Academy to local teens

Saffiya Sheikh, Horizon Charter School January 2, 2023

The rule of law is one of the components in our society that ensures stability and order. The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office acknowledges this and seeks to educate young people on topics...

All of the school staff members who are advisors of the different clubs at Horizon Charter High School came together and talked about their respective clubs. From the left, Gabriel Robert, Elizabeth Anderson, Cynthia Davidson, Marie Zambrana, and Kelly McIntosh.  Photo by Julie Powell, Horizon Charter School.

Horizon Charter hosts pizza party for students, staff to build community

Saffiya Sheikh, Horizon Charter School November 30, 2022

Horizon Charter School recently hosted a pizza party for high school students and teachers to interact with one another over a nice meal. Students from grades 9-12 came together on Nov. 7 and got to meet...


UC, community colleges create new transfer opportunities for California students

Saffiya Sheikh, Horizon Charter School October 27, 2022

This spring, the University of California system and California community colleges will be teaming up to create new opportunities for California students to transfer to a UC campus.   Six UC campuses...

Photo by Saffiya Sheik, Horizon Charter School.

College Board launches new African American History course in schools across the nation

Saffiya Sheikh, Horizon Charter School October 2, 2022

This school year the College Board is sparking change in the K-12 curriculum by piloting a new advanced placement course on African American history in 60 schools across the country. Advanced Placement...

A student taking notes from a Spanish lecture given at Horizon Charter School. Photo by Saffiya Sheik, Horizon Charter School.

Homeschool enrollment skyrocketing after reopening of schools

Saffiya Sheik, Horizon Charter School September 3, 2022

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many students have been forced to stay home and continue their education through online schooling. Currently, with a few exceptions, California prohibits distance learning,...

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