The student news site of Homestead High School in Mequon, Wisconsin.
  • Arrowhead defeats Homestead in season opener
    Fall Sports, Sports

    Arrowhead defeats Homestead in season opener

    August 19, 2016

    Football Photos Photo credits to Hannah O'Leary  Additional photos by Thais Marquez here https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B-Gfi9hxI8Ltb21jcmtqMVpWRzQ?usp=sharing Click to view album Student Section Photos Photo credits to Hannah O'Leary Click to view album ... READ MORE »»

    The Homestead boys' varsity football team storms the field before the season opener against Arrowhead. The Highlanders would go on to lose the game 25-18.

  • A new home, a new sport
    Feature, Sports, Spring/Summer Sports

    A new home, a new sport

    Katya Mikhailenko, Lead Magazine Editor

    June 13, 2016

    Moving halfway across the world to live in a new country, speak a different language, is not an easy task. Leaving the home you grew up in, leaving the family and friends who have been in your life for as long as you can remember, leaving the familiarities that have served as comforts for you all these y... READ MORE »»

    Zanelle Willemse, sophomore, runs in her 4 by 800 relay at Nicolet High School.

  • Debate team to compete at national tournament
    Feature

    Debate team to compete at national tournament

    Hannah O'Leary

    June 8, 2016

    As the final school bell rings, most students will head off to their summer breaks, but not Katie Cao and Mitchell Larson, juniors. The duo will be heading off to the National Speech and Debate championships in Salt Lake City, Utah, from June 12 to 17 to compete against the best high school debate tea... READ MORE »»

    Mitchell Larson and Katie Cao, juniors, pose after this year's state debate tournament. The pair will compete at the national debate tournament from June 12 to 17. "The hardest part of debate is the speed and complexity. There are so many plans and topics to discuss," Larson said.

  • Kennin named Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation Player of the Year
    Sports, Spring/Summer Sports

    Kennin named Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation Player of the Year

    Erin Connolly, Web Editor

    June 7, 2016

    Along with the first season of Homestead lacrosse came another first: the first time ever a goalie has earned the recognition of Player of the Year from the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation. Anthony Kennin, senior goalie, was the pioneer for all goalies in the state when he was recognized as the Player... READ MORE »»

    Anthony Kennin, senior goalie, helped the Highlanders to a 13-6 finish on the season and won the Player of the Year award from the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation.

    Abbi Passey

  • Homestead students share their excitement for Lionfest
    Feature

    Homestead students share their excitement for Lionfest

    Molly Ryan, Photographer

    June 6, 2016

    Starting on Friday, June 10 and lasting until Sunday, June 12, located at the Thiensville Village Park, the annual Lionfest will be hosted by the Mequon-Thiensville Lions Club. Eight students share their excitements and past experiences: Alison Griesch, junior, said, "My favorite part is immediately... READ MORE »»

    Lion Fest will take place on Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12, as advertised on the poster above.

    photo used from e-clubhouse.org

News

Special Education teacher transfers into Guidance Department

Sydney Roeper

For the 2016-2017 school year, Mrs. Molly Navarre, special education teacher, will transfer departments from special education to guidance, taking over for Mr. Dave Markso...  Read More »

June 7, 2016 • 0 comments

Milwaukee’s skyline is changing

Margaret Martin

The U.S. Bank Building, 100 East Wisconsin, the University Club Tower and the Milwaukee Center--these four skyscrapers currently cast a shadow over all other buildings in...  Read More »

June 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Students compete at national level for forensics

Four talented students competed in the National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Tournament this Memorial Day weekend, May 28-29. William Clark, David Giersch, ju...  Read More »

June 2, 2016 • 0 comments

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Sports

Arrowhead defeats Homestead in season opener

Football Photos Photo credits to Hannah O'Leary  Additional photos by Thais Marquez here https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B-Gfi9hxI8Ltb21jcmtqMVpWRzQ?usp=sharing Click to view album Student Section Photos Photo credits to Hannah O'Leary Cl...  Read More »

August 19, 2016 • 0 comments

A new home, a new sport

June 13, 2016

Moving halfway across the world to live in a new country, speak a different language, is not an easy task. Leaving the home you grew up in, leaving the family and friends who have bee...  Read More »

Kennin named Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation Player of the Year

June 7, 2016

Along with the first season of Homestead lacrosse came another first: the first time ever a goalie has earned the recognition of Player of the Year from the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation. Anthony...  Read More »

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Blogs

Loving her job

Abbi Passey, Humans of Homestead; Photographer

"In five years, I imagine myself still teaching both the AVID elective class and English.  I’ll be pursuing my Master’s Degree in something; I’m just waiting f...  Read More »

May 10, 2016 • 0 comments

Once-in-a-lifetime experiences

May 4, 2016

"I've seen a good chunk of the United States, and I've encountered some really neat events in my lifetime. I've been extremely fortunate to be able to travel. Years ago, I'v...  Read More »

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Humor

The Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny: Mr. James Engle and Mr. David Savage face off in a diss match

Madina Jenks, Copy Editor

In the halls of Homestead, there is one battle that everyone knows. The newest freshmen whisper about the mythical rivalry in hushed, reverent tones, and the most seasoned...  Read More »

June 3, 2016 • 1 comment

Graduation party season to commence

May 16, 2016

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