The Highlander Online

2021-2022 Staff

Mark Hartlieb
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Mark Hartlieb

Mark Hartlieb is a senior at Homestead High School. He likes football and being with friends. Mark likes learning new things.

Gavin Jensen
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Gavin Jensen

Basketball season is here. That means that Gavin, a senior at Homestead, will have a full schedule with school and practice. If you have been to a game before you would know that Gavin has been playing during all his years at...

Mason Hopfensperger
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Mason Hopfensperger

Mason Hopfensperger is a senior at Homestead High School. He enjoys playing basketball and hanging out with his friends. This is his first year taking this class and he is very excited.

Madisyn Messer
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Madisyn Messer

Madisyn Messer is a freshman. Volleyball is her sport she loves to hit the ball around and get into competition once in a while. Madisyn loves to go support and watch other sports. During the summer she does a lot of volunteer...

Desiree Pierner
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Desiree Pierner

Desiree Pierner is a freshman snowboarder who wants to pursue something with animals or photography. She loves people and is a social butterfly.

Katie Callahan
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Katie Callahan

Katie is a current junior at Homestead High School. She has a passion to dance and work with kids. To support her passion she works as a swim instructor and volunteers at her dance studio on teacher assisting dance classes.

Aidan Patten
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Aidan Patten

Aidan Patten is a senior at Homestead High School. This is his first year involved with Highlander Publications. He is involved with the Homestead athletic department through his participation in baseball and is an avid fan in...

Emma Stankowski
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Emma Stankowski

Emma Stankowski is taking her first year of Publications as a junior. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends and family, shopping, traveling and playing tennis.

Hannah Peterson
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Hannah Peterson

Hannah Peterson is a junior, and this is her first year in Publications. I love being creative and social, and I hope to relay that in to my journalism. She is a part of the gymnastics team, and she loves to hangout with friends...

Olivia Boehlke
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Olivia Boehlke

Livvy is a sophomore at Homestead High School. This being her first year in Publications, she is thrilled to improve her writing skills. Apart from school, Livvy loves to play volleyball,hangout with friends and watch movies....

Rachel Heitz
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Rachel Heitz

Rachel Heitz is a current senior at Homestead High school. For years, she has been passionate about giving back to society, serving as the Volunteer and Fundraising leader for the Service Club of Milwaukee. In her free time, she...

Jack Slater
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Jack Slater

Jack Slater is a current senior at Homestead who loves working out at the gym. He was part of state runner-up football team.

Matthew Seiberlich
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Matthew Seiberlich

Matthew Seiberlich is a freshman at Homestead High School. He is a Boy Scout, Lego collector, drama club member, and lacrosse player. Matthew enjoys fishing, reading, photography and camping. He is an Altoid lover and a proud...

Summer Rilling
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Summer Rilling

Summer Rilling is a sophomore at Homestead High School. This is her first year as a part of Intro to Publications. When she is not studying you will find her at practice with her dance team or spending time outside.

Greer Patten
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Greer Patten

Greer Patten is a sophomore in Intro to Publications. Greer is part of Drama Club and Best Buddies. She is currently in the winter musical, Cinderella, and plans to play lacrosse for Homestead for the second year.

Dilkash Luhano
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Dilkash Luhano

Dilkash Luhano is a senior at Homestead. He hopes to learn a lot from Homestead Publications as he believes that it is crucial to him as a Marketing major. Outside of school, you will find him learning how to bake brownies, or...

Colleen Klocko
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Colleen Klocko

Colleen is a current senior at Homestead and has lived in Mequon her whole life. Outside of school she is often hiking, camping, kayaking, or reading. She has a passion for helping others, and plans to become a nurse and an EMT...

Lucy Gonzalez
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Lucy Gonzalez

Lucy Gonzalez is a current senior who is very social, athletic and academically driven. Setting goals and achieving them is what most excites her about life. She believes anything can be achieved with hard work and determination.

Will Doerr
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Will Doerr

Will is a senior at Homestead High School. He is an avid skier, competing for both Homestead's ski team and Heiliger Huegel's club race team. Outside of school, Will's interests include being active, traveling, eating food, and...

Sasha Djurasovic
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Sasha Djurasovic

Sasha Djurasovic is a freshman at Homestead. She is super excited to spend more time with Publications and learn about journalism. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends, being a part of clubs and rowing.

Sanjana Vasireddy
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Sanjana Vasireddy

Sanjana Vasireddy is a freshman, and this is her first year in Publications. Outside of school, she has participated in dance since she was four and continues to volunteer at Aurora hospitals.

Emma Lemler
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Emma Lemler

Emma Lemler is a junior who loves being with family and friends. She likes writing and photography, and she also enjoys utilizing her creativity.

Gabi Hartwig
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Gabi Hartwig

Gabi Hartwig is a junior at Homestead. In her free time, she loves to play soccer, volunteer in the community, travel and hang out with friends. She likes to express her creativity whether it comes to photography, music or writing.

Delaney Buzzell
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Delaney Buzzell

Delaney Buzzell is a junior who loves to hang out with her friends and family. She plays basketball and does track & field.

Karlee Braun
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Karlee Braun

Karlee is a senior, and this is her first year in Publications. In her free time she loves to go to the gym and play softball. She loves trying new things and socializing with new people everywhere she goes. She is continuing...

Aidan Patten
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Aidan Patten

Aidan Patten is a senior in his first year with Highlander Publications. He is involved with the Homestead athletic department through his participation in baseball and is an avid fan in other Homestead sports.

Abigail Maxey
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Abigail Maxey

Abigail is currently a junior who enjoys creative writing and mingling with friends. In her free time, she frequently plays guitar, reads, and hangs out with her dog Beau. She is looking forward to improving her journalism skills...

Lutece Wasko
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Lutece Wasko

Lutece Wasko is a Junior at Homestead High School, In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, spending time with family or creating and editing videos. She also enjoys reading and playing viola in the Homestead High...

Zoe Mueller
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Zoe Mueller

Zoe Mueller, a junior at Homestead High School, is a devoted student-athlete. Zoe is currently on Homestead’s varsity basketball team for her third year and is newly on the homestead girls soccer team. Zoe also is a member of...

Lauren Van Vooren
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Lauren Van Vooren

Lauren Van Vooren, a junior at Homestead High School is committed to academic and athletic pursuits. She has enjoyed participating in the Homestead’s girls' swim and dive team for the last three years and is anticipating the...

Reilly West
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Reilly West

Reilly West is currently a senior at Homestead High School. She is shows her athletics skills through competitive Irish dance and high school soccer. Reilly is on the board for GEMS, She’s The First, and Latin club. When not...

Mary Bridget Jones
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Mary Bridget Jones

Mary Bridget Jones is a Senior at Homestead High School who runs cross country, plays softball, and is involved in Student Council. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her friends, watch movies, draw and read. She is i...

Blair Martin
Assistant Editor

Blair Martin

Blair Martin is currently a senior at Homestead High School. She’s beyond psyched about continuing her work in the pubs lab and using the lessons she learns for years to come as she pursues a career in journalism! Outside of...

Olivia Cagle
Assistant Editor

Olivia Cagle

Olivia Cagle is a junior at Homestead. She is dedicated to her board positions in clubs such as GEMS, Film club, She’s the First, and WE club, and she loves being a member of the Student Council. When she isn’t at school,...

Hannah Peterson

Hannah Peterson

Hannah Peterson is a junior, and this is her first year in Publications. She loves being creative and social and hopes to relay that in her journalism. She is a part of the gymnastics team and loves to hangout with her friends...

Alexandra Grosso
Editor-in-Chief

Alexandra Grosso

Alexandra Grosso is a junior at Homestead who was been writing for the Highlander Online for the past three years. She is best known for her articles on women's rights and history. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with...

Annie Brown
Editor-in-Chief

Annie Brown

Annie Brown is a senior at Homestead High School. She is passionate about education and community service, serving as a youth ambassador for the Ronald McDonald House and She's the First. At school, she serves as president of Home...

Rachel Starsky
Editor-in-Chief

Rachel Starsky

Rachel Starsky is a senior at Homestead High School. In room 405, she is often found designing yearbook or writing sports articles. In her free time, she enjoys dancing on the Homestead varsity dance team, playing soccer, and...

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