May, 2024 - Horizon Academy


Meg: One Alumna’s Story

May 16, 2024

Before my time at Horizon Academy, my relationship with school was anything but positive; in fact, it was quite intimidating. Reading posed a challenge for me, I vividly recall the frustration of being pulled out of class during reading sessions. In the third grade, I reached a breaking point when I pretended to read, feeling like a failure. Thankfully, I gathered the courage to admit my difficulties to my teacher, leading to a life-changing dyslexia diagnosis following an evaluation. Despite receiving a dyslexia diagnosis, the school's additional support didn't tackle my core challenges. My fear of school persisted, worsened by…

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