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

The Highlander Online

2017-2018 Staff

Sasha Shapsis


Sasha Shapsis is a sophomore at Homestead, and this is her first year on Advanced Publications. At school, you can find her excessively worrying about tests or eating her lunch in one of her classes. But when that isn’t happening...

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Meg Niedfeldt


Meg Niedfeldt is currently a senior and this is her second year on the advanced staff. Meg dances 15-20 hours a week at a studio 40 minutes away and doesn't know how she is able to keep up with school! You'd most likely find her...

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Frances Mackinnon


Frances Mackinnon is a junior and this is her third year on staff. She is so excited to be apart of this amazing team, and is pumped for whats in store this year. When she's not in room 405 she enjoys organizing books by color,...

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Thais Marques

Assistant Editor

Thais Marques, a junior, has had an unique life as an immigrant from Brazil. She has lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil for nine years until her parents received a life changing opportunity to move to Florida. Like most other nine year olds,...

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Erin Carley


Erin Carley is a senior who spends most of her time outside of Highlander Publications participating in cross country and track, among other activities. If you can't find her out and about, it's probably because she's sitting ...

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Sasha Milbeck


Sasha Milbeck is the senior Editor-in-Chief of Highlander Publications. Sasha is a self-diagnosed fontaholic and could spend all day in Room 405 if she could. Last summer, Sasha represented the state of Wisconsin at the Al Ne...

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Caitlin Geurts


Caitlin Geurts is a senior and this is her fourth year on staff. She is beyond thrilled to be diving into many different aspects of journalism this year. You can typically find Caitlin in the art wing during school, or irish...

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