NASA Engineer Kobie Boykins visited Horizon

HSA Dayton High School had a special guest visitor on Tuesday February 5, 2019, Kobie Boykins, whose expertise is higher than the sky. Kobie came to us from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, or JPL, in Pasadena, California, where he is a senior mechanical engineer for the Mars Rovers projects. He loves building flight hardware and […]

Field Trip to Hobart Welding

Today, 11 of our seniors took a trip to Hobart Institute of Welding in Troy, Ohio. They were shown the different parts of the facility, such as classrooms and welding booths, as well as a gallery dedicated to the history of welding (dates back to 4000 BC in Egypt!) and the Hobart family. There was […]

Hobart Welding Visited Horizon Seniors

On Thursday, January 10th, Calvin Scharrer, a representative from Hobart Institute of Welding, visited Horizon Science Academy – Dayton High School to speak to senior students interested in trade schools and the welding profession in general. Hobart is a premier welding school located in Troy, boating the largest welding facility in the nation. It has […]

Buck Creek State Park -CYSP Winter Camp

This year 17 CYSP students and 5 mentors participated for our annual CYSP winter study camp. They stayed 2 nights in the cabins, explored park flora and fauna, enjoyed BBQ and relaxed in movie theater at night. Mentors created assignments to support literacy (articles from NewsELA) and group work. They all enjoyed their time for […]

International College of Broadcasting Visits Horizon

“A representative from the International College of Broadcasting visited Horizon students, grades 9-12, over two days between October 16th and October 17th. He spoke at length with the students about his personal history, and how he has used those experiences to find success in his field. He also explained how learning at ICB can help […]

The University of Rio Grande visits Horizon

“A representative from the University of Rio Grande visited HSA-Dayton High School on October 10th to speak to our senior students about admission requirements and student life at the university. Rio Grande is a combination 2-year community college/4-year private school–the only one of its kind in the state of Ohio. Students can pursue associates degrees […]

Operating Engineers Visit Horizon Science Academy

On September 26th, 2018, Mr. Davis from Ohio Operating Engineers Apprenticeship and Training Program through Local 18 came to talk to our seniors about the Operating Equipment trade. Operators use construction equipment such as bulldozers, motor graders, backhoes, pavers, and cranes. They also repair the earth with equipment used in building roads, bridges, dams, and […]