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    Living with anxiety

    Maddie Westreich, Staffer

    December 13, 2017

    Sometimes stress relief can come from the most unexpected places. There truly is nothing like coming home from a stressful day at school and being greeted enthusiastically by two giant and smelly yet adorable yellow labs. My dogs have been there with me through it all, from taying up with me until 2 ...

    Killian, Westreich's 14-year-old yellow lab enjoys the first snow of the season.

  • Living with Anxiety
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    Living with Anxiety

    Maddie Westreich, Staffer

    December 8, 2017

    This may come as a shock, but anxiety can be a gift in some ways. Along with the struggles comes a need for distraction to ease your mind of all of your worries. I was lucky enough to find not only a distraction, but something I would eventually become deeply passionate about also: dance.  I star...

  • Breaking news: AP Physics test re-scored due to cheating
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    Breaking news: AP Physics test re-scored due to cheating

    Caitlin Geurts and Frances MacKinnon

    December 8, 2017

    A cheating incident was discovered involving the AP Physics exam during the first hour class period on Wednesday Nov. 29. “A group of students were talking about [cheating on a physics test] while in a math class, and Mr. [Joe] Ordinans overheard it. There were pictures going around, and  Mr. Ord...

    This was not a photo obtained from the investigation. This photo is to demonstrate the means by which students used to cheat on the AP Physics 1 exam.

  • Breaking News: Drug search places school on administrative hold
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    Breaking News: Drug search places school on administrative hold

    Caitlin Geurts, Assistant Editor

    December 5, 2017

    At approximately 11:50 a.m. on Dec. 5, Principal Brett Bowers came over the PA at Homestead High School to announce that a non-emergency administrative hold had been placed on the building. He asked that students find their classrooms and remain in them until the hold was over. Students waited i...

    Several classrooms were escorted from their classrooms as the canine unit inspected the remaining personal belongings.

A holiday for giving

Kate Price, Staffer

December 15, 2017No Comments

Every year, Homestead's student council teams up with Kapco and other schools in the Ozaukee County area to collect toys for the Kids 2 Kids Christmas Toy Drive. Students...

Breaking news: AP Physics test re-scored due to cheating

Caitlin Geurts and Frances MacKinnon

December 8, 2017No Comments

A cheating incident was discovered involving the AP Physics exam during the first hour class period on Wednesday Nov. 29. “A group of students were talking about [cheating on a physics...

Breaking News: Drug search places school on administrative hold

Caitlin Geurts, Assistant Editor

December 5, 2017No Comments

At approximately 11:50 a.m. on Dec. 5, Principal Brett Bowers came over the PA at Homestead High School to announce that a non-emergency administrative hold had been placed on the bui...

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Photo gallery: Boys basketball team defeats Grafton

Sasha Shapsis, Staffer

December 9, 2017No Comments

 

Photo Gallery: Homestead gymnastics vs. Whitefish Bay

Photo Gallery: Homestead gymnastics vs. Whitefish Bay

December 7, 2017

Girls basketball chalks up a victory on the road

Girls basketball chalks up a victory on the road

December 5, 2017

The Homestead girls varsity basketball team defeated Port Washington on Monday, Dec. 4 in Port Washington’s gymnasium with a final score of 42-30. “I think we did pretty wel...

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Living with anxiety

Maddie Westreich, Staffer

December 13, 2017No Comments

Sometimes stress relief can come from the most unexpected places. There truly is nothing like coming home from a stressful day at school and being greeted enthusiastically ...

I tried the internet fad ‘Baby Foot’ and was blown away

December 11, 2017

You know how you watch those pimple popping videos, and they disgust you but you want to keep watching them anyways? Well, that is how peeling my dead skin off my feet was for me. The...

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No phone, no problem

Frances Mackinnon, Assistant Editor

October 19, 2017No Comments

I have a confession; I lose things, a lot. My entire life has been plagued by lost assignments, clothes, wallets and phones, especially phones. So it came as no surprise to ev...

Teachers try out fidget spinners

June 2, 2017

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