Freshman Friday: Avery Schlesinger


Every Friday, Highlander Publications chooses a freshman to be featured in “Freshman Friday,” giving the student population the opportunity to get to know its freshman class. Read below to learn about this week’s freshman, Avery Schlesinger.

What are 3 words to describe how you felt coming into Homestead?

Excited, nervous, and a little overwhelmed

What sports do you play?

Dance, lacrosse, and tennis

What’s one thing you’re looking forward to in high school?

Meeting new people and learning new subjects

What’s your favorite food?


What’s your favorite place that you’ve ever traveled to?

Bali, Indonesia

What’s your go to Starbucks drink?

Caramel frappuccino 

What’s your favorite way to pass time?

Listening to music

What’s your dream job to have one day?

Orthopedic surgeon

If you could stay one age for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Maybe 20?

Do you have any pets?
Yes, a puppy named London

What’s your favorite TV show?

Stranger Things

Who’s your favorite teacher at Homestead so far?

Mrs. Kroll