Mr. LyDay has earned his master’s degree in Educational Psychology and his Education Specialist degree. He is committed to the safety of all students and employees of Horizons High School.  Mr. LyDay is passionate about working with ALL of our students to ensure that they ALL feel welcome at Horizons and they ALL feel like they matter!


Eddie LyDay, Principal


Mission Statement:

Shawnee Mission Horizons High School strives to educate, motivate and challenge students in a safe, caring and positive educational environment designed to assist students in their development as knowledgeable and resourceful adults.

Vision Statement:

To fulfill our mission, SM Horizons follows district curriculum while employing creative and alternative methods that are provided with clear and consistent expectations. Staff will work with students to strive for academic and personal successes, address individual needs and develop productive attitudes and habits.