Horizon Middle School

Horizon Middle School Students Honor Victims of Columbine Massacre

The students wore white t-shirts and stayed silent throughout the school day in memory of the thirteen victims

MOORHEAD, Minn. –Students at Horizon Middle School spent the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre with a unique tribute. Thirteen students wore white t–shirts with the name and age of each victim. Each of the students stayed silent throughout the school day, only speaking if a teacher asked them a question related to class. The students feel this tribute was…

Horizon Middle School Students Remove Invasive Buckthorn

Seventh Grade Students Partnered Up With River Keepers, Fargo Park District, and the City of Fargo to Clean Up Invasive Buckthorn In Lindenwood Park

FARGO, ND — Horizon Middle School students put on some gloves and headed out into nature Friday. The seventh graders traveled to Lindenwood Park where they helped remove invasive buckthorn that arborists had cut down. Buckthorn is an invasive woody plant that grows along the forest and takes over the forest understory. The students worked with River Keepers, Fargo Park…

Copper Contamination Confirmed At Horizon Middle School

Copper was found in the school water fountain

MOORHEAD, Minn. Water tests at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead came back positive for copper contamination. Several students became ill earlier this week after drinking water from a fountain at the school. The school flushed its water systems and is giving students bottled water. They still cannot drink from the fountain until a second test result comes back showing the…

Horizon Middle School Still Waiting to Find What Contaminated The Water

The city says their water is clear, if copper is to blame it came from the schools own pipes

Water at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead was tested after several students fell ill from suspected copper poisoning after drinking from a fountain. Some of the students were able to return to school this morning. Moorhead Public Service tested their water system that feeds into the school and found copper levels were normal. “We’ve never seen an incident like this…