The student news site of Homestead High School in Mequon, Wisconsin.
  • Dissecting Grey’s Anatomy: Evaluating the second episode
    Blogs, Dissecting Grey's Anatomy

    Dissecting Grey’s Anatomy: Evaluating the second episode

    Abbi Passey, Staffer

    September 30, 2016

    A week after the dramatic premiere of the thirteenth season of Grey's Anatomy, the second episode of the season aired. Today, I, Abbi Passey, will be dissecting the blood, guts and drama that unfolded last night. For those of you who missed the premiere, there are a few spoilers ahead. Previously, Karev... READ MORE »»

    Sasha Milbeck, junior, and Abbi Passey, senior, watch Grey's Anatomy. The thirteenth season premiered earlier in September.

    Molly Plamann

  • Girls varsity tennis team wins conference tournament
    Fall Sports, Sports

    Girls varsity tennis team wins conference tournament

    Abbi Passey, Staffer

    September 29, 2016

    On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the girls varsity tennis team faced one of their toughest challenges yet- the North Shore conference. The conference tournament included seven other schools: Nicolet, Whitefish Bay, Cedarburg, Grafton, Germantown, Port Washington  and Milwaukee Lutheran. The tournament started... READ MORE »»

    Alyssa Boyer, junior, and Bridget Brown, freshman, embrace after winning a point. The duo played two doubles in conference. "I love the competition and I love the rush each point gives," Boyer said.

    Sasha Milbeck

  • Through the eyes of a former addict
    Feature

    Through the eyes of a former addict

    Kate Price, Staffer

    September 29, 2016

    It’s a normal day in the Slawson household. The phone rings. Mrs. Nancy Slawson picks up the phone. She is informed that her son, Will Slawson, junior, needs to stop working out immediately. After a routine checkup at the doctor, her son, Will'’s results did not looking as healthy as usual. He appeared to ha... READ MORE »»

    Will Slawson, junior, plays a song on the bass. Slawson has played the bass for many years and it is one of the ways he copes with the adversity he has faced. "This was an activity I enjoyed prior to my illness and the people I met at treatment reintroduced me to it. I really liked it so I've kept with it ever since," he said.

  • Peres dies at 93
    News, World

    Peres dies at 93

    Carly Rubin, Editor-in-Chief

    September 28, 2016

    “As a bird cannot fly with one wing, as a man cannot applaud with one hand, so a country cannot make peace with one side, with itself. For peace, we need the two of us.” Shimon Peres, a man dedicated to the peace faction in Israel, died at the age of 93 on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2016 after sufferi... READ MORE »»

    Shimon Peres, former Israeli President, died on Sept. 28, 2016 at the age of 93.

    Carly Rubin

  • A girl’s gotta eat
    Blogs, milwaukEAT

    A girl’s gotta eat

    September 28, 2016

    Another week, another 25-minute venture from the tastelessness of Mequon to the lively city of Milwaukee. Ever since last week Wednesday, I had been itching to write another blog post- rather, go spend too much money on a delicious meal downtown. As you could imagine, all of the other bazillion less... READ MORE »»

    C. Adam's Bakery in the Milwaukee Public Market bakes delicious pastries, cookies and cakes for locals.

    Talia Gottlieb

News

Latin dance club adds a whole new flavor to Homestead

Caitlin Geurts, Staffer

Get ready to rumba! On Wednesday, Sept. 29, Senora Lauber De Garza held the first Latin Dance Club meeting. There were six students in attendance. The night was full of...  Read More »

September 30, 2016 • 0 comments

Peres dies at 93

Carly Rubin, Editor-in-Chief

“As a bird cannot fly with one wing, as a man cannot applaud with one hand, so a country cannot make peace with one side, with itself. For peace, we need the two of us....  Read More »

September 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Success is undebatable

Talia Gottlieb, Assistant Editor

Ready, set, debate. Constructive, rebuttal. Rebuttal, constructive. Accusations fly from panel to panel; theories proven or shot down with each world. From the audience, ...  Read More »

September 27, 2016 • 0 comments

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Sports

Girls varsity tennis team wins conference tournament

Abbi Passey, Staffer

On Tuesday, Sept. 27, the girls varsity tennis team faced one of their toughest challenges yet- the North Shore conference. The conference tournament included seven other schools: Nicolet, Whitefish...  Read More »

September 29, 2016 • 0 comments

Homestead gains a double win

September 24, 2016

  On Friday Sept. 24, not only did the mighty football team demolish Port Washington in their game, but the soccer team scored a win against USM. With an end score of 4...  Read More »

Crossing the 50

September 22, 2016

40-0, Highlanders. Four-week winning streak. The ultimate beat down. As some would say, the mighty Highlanders wiped the floor with Milwaukee Lutheran on Friday, Sept. 14, 2016. Fiv...  Read More »

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Blogs

Dissecting Grey’s Anatomy: Evaluating the second episode

Abbi Passey, Staffer

A week after the dramatic premiere of the thirteenth season of Grey's Anatomy, the second episode of the season aired. Today, I, Abbi Passey, will be dissecting the blood,...  Read More »

September 30, 2016 • 0 comments

A girl’s gotta eat

September 28, 2016

Another week, another 25-minute venture from the tastelessness of Mequon to the lively city of Milwaukee. Ever since last week Wednesday, I had been itching to write another blog p...  Read More »

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Humor

The secret life of a camp counselor

Tori Cayle, Staffer

For some, summer is a time, free from obligations, to go to the beach and spend time with friends. For others, summer is an exhausting four-to-eight week roller coaster...  Read More »

September 20, 2016 • 0 comments

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

June 3, 2016

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