The student news site of Homestead High School in Mequon, Wisconsin.

The Highlander Online

  • A future of service: Murphy pursues volunteer work
  • Mighty Highlanders participate in annual blood drive
  • Homestead named AVID national demonstration school
  • Trump’s foreign calls raise controversy
  • When teacher becomes student
  • A future of service: Murphy pursues volunteer work
    Humans of Homestead

    A future of service: Murphy pursues volunteer work

    Abbi Passey, Staffer

    February 22, 2017

    "Starting in September, I'll be going on a nine-month mission trip. I'll be traveling to five different countries: Colombia, Ecuador, Thailand, Cambodia and Albania. My team and I will be working with local churches, orphanages, schools, farms and pretty much any other sort of organizations you can think...

    While in Jamaica, Murphy plays with one of the young kids.

    Submitted Photo

  • Mighty Highlanders participate in annual blood drive
    News, School

    Mighty Highlanders participate in annual blood drive

    Molly Plamann, Editior-In-Training

    February 18, 2017

    The annual Homestead blood drive took place on Feb. 17. Over 190 students participated, either by giving blood or volunteering through Student Council. Every person that gives blood had the ability to help three people.  "It was my first time donating blood and I was nervous, but it was really fun and...

  • Homestead named AVID national demonstration school
    News, School

    Homestead named AVID national demonstration school

    Sasha Milbeck, Editor-in-Chief

    February 17, 2017

    The Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) validation team pronounced Homestead a National Demonstration School after the last of multiple visits on Feb. 16.  AVID National Demonstration Schools are exemplary models of the AVID College Readiness System and promote schoolwide devotion to preparing...

    Homestead teachers pose with the National Demonstration School poster minutes after receiving the news of the award. Homestead received the designation on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2017.

    Submitted photo

  • Trump’s foreign calls raise controversy
    Opinion

    Trump’s foreign calls raise controversy

    Thais Marques, Editor in Training

    February 16, 2017

    Over the past couple of weeks, President Donald Trump has made phone calls to several prominent world leaders in order to further his immigration plan to '"keep America for the Americans." His calls have raised nationwide controversy. Trump's radical proposals and temperamental behaviors have created a cont...

  • When teacher becomes student
    Feature

    When teacher becomes student

    Frances Mackinnon, Staffer

    February 15, 2017

    Walking into the 900 wing hallway feels very familiar to Mrs. Susan Lueders because she spent many years in that very hallway as a social studies teacher before retiring in 2016; however, this year, she is in the opposite role as a student in Mr. Tom Fugate’s AP Macroeconomics class. “I feel like a fish ...

    Mr. Tom Fugate teaches his economics class while Mrs. Susan Lueders, his former department chair, attends his class first hour each day.

    Frances Mackinnon

News

Mighty Highlanders participate in annual blood drive

Mighty Highlanders participate in annual blood drive

Molly Plamann, Editior-In-Training

The annual Homestead blood drive took place on Feb. 17. Over 190 students participated, either by giving blood or volunteering through Student Council. Every person that gives...

February 18No Comments

Homestead named AVID national demonstration school

Homestead named AVID national demonstration school

Sasha Milbeck, Editor-in-Chief

The Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) validation team pronounced Homestead a National Demonstration School after the last of multiple visits on Feb. 16.  AVID...

February 17No Comments

Bomb threat at Jewish community center hits close to home

Bomb threat at Jewish community center hits close to home

Sasha Milbeck, Editor-in-Chief

Nationwide, Jewish community centers have been recieving bomb threats. Throughout late January, over 50 Jewish community centers were targeted in over 20 states. On Tuesday,...

January 311 Comment

View All »

Sports

Boys varsity basketball defeats Whitefish Bay

Boys varsity basketball defeats Whitefish Bay

Sofia Mendoza, Staffer

The boys varsity basketball team defeated Whitefish Bay on Friday, Feb. 18 in Homestead’s main gym with a final score of 78-50. “It was really good to win as that is now four out of five. We exp...

February 18No Comments

Jugmen take on conference

Jugmen take on conference

February 15

Girls varsity basketball defeats tough opponent

Girls varsity basketball defeats tough opponent

February 12

The girls varsity basketball defeated Milwaukee School of Languages on Saturday, Feb. 11 with a score of 49-47. The game determined the team's seed for the playoffs. “With the...

View All »

Blogs

A future of service: Murphy pursues volunteer work

A future of service: Murphy pursues volunteer work

Abbi Passey, Staffer

"Starting in September, I'll be going on a nine-month mission trip. I'll be traveling to five different countries: Colombia, Ecuador, Thailand, Cambodia and Albania. My team...

February 22No Comments

Adventures with Rio: Therapy

Adventures with Rio: Therapy

February 21

Therapy is like going to the gym, but you have your parent in your session . Also, you do fun activities to help your body become stronger. I have had some amazing therapists. My first...

View All »

Humor

Socks and sandals: Rad or bad?

Socks and sandals: Rad or bad?

Molly Plamann, Editor-in-Training

Socks and sandals- a combination for the fashion police, or the newest and most stylish way to wear your favorite pair of Chacos year-round? As the winter season is approaching and the ...

November 19No Comments

Testing twin telepathy

Testing twin telepathy

November 16

View All »

The student news site of Homestead High School in Mequon, Wisconsin.
The student news site of Homestead High School in Mequon, Wisconsin.