The Highlander Online

2019-2020 Staff

Hannah Kennedy

Assistant Editor

Hannah Kennedy is a junior at Homestead. She enrolled in publications class to pursue her dream of being a journalist. When not in school, Hannah can be found doing CrossFit, cooking or hanging out with friends. She is so exc...

Ariel Leykin


Ariel Leykin is a senior at Homestead High School. When she’s not frantically worrying about her grades, you can catch her rowing on the Milwaukee River with the Milwaukee Rowing Club and flipping for the Homestead gymnastics te...

Annie McCormick


Annie McCormick is a Senior at Homestead High School. She participates in clubs at Homestead including kids for kids and Spanish club. Outside of school, Annie enjoys spending time with her friends, hanging out with her big family...

Serena Said


Serena Said, currently a senior at Homestead High School, enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, playing with her dog, watching Netflix, and working. During the fall, she participates in swim team, and is apart of t...

Ashley Zaiss


Ashley Zaiss is a junior at Homestead High School. Aside from the classroom, Ashley participates in the Homestead Gymnastics team and the Homestead Girls Soccer team. She also plays for the Bavarian Soccer Club. Ashley is also apa...

Claire Baden


Claire Baden is a junior at Homestead. She is involved in Homestead cross country and lacrosse, as well as many clubs at school. Outside of school she enjoys to spend time with her friends and family. This is her third year in Highl...

Katie Price


Katie Price, a Homestead High School junior, is excited to begin her second year in Publications. She is also apart of the soccer team, and is a member of Best Buddies, Link Crew, and Champions. Katie plays soccer for Bavarian...

Avery Bersell


Avery Bersell, a Homestead High School Junior, will always be found with a laugh on her face whenever she is with her friends and family. At school she is involved in cross country, lacrosse and performs in forensics. She is e...

Rachel Starsky


Rachel Starsky is a sophomore at Homestead High School. In room 405, you can always find her sitting in front of the computer writing a sports web story. In her free time, she enjoys dancing on the Homestead varsity dance tea...

Christina Zingale


Christina Zingale is a Senior at Homestead and is excited for her third year of publications. She spends most of her time dancing for her school and is apart of many different clubs like Champions, She's the First, and SEM. She i...

Lexi Buzzell


Lexi Buzzell is a junior at Homestead High School. She is excited to be a part of the Highlander Publications staff for her third year.  Outside of school, she enjoys playing basketball, soccer and hanging out with friends. ...

Sasha Shapsis

Co Editor-in-chief

Sasha Shapsis is a senior at Homestead, and this is her third year on Advanced Publications. In room 405, she’s busy indexing yearbook, taking photos, and writing articles about what’s happening in school. She’s excited to b...

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