The Highlander Online

2022-2023 Staff

Natalie Ham
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Natalie Ham

Natalie Ham is a sophomore at Homestead High School. She just came to America mid-year from Australia. This is her first year in Pubs. Ham's favorite classes are Psychology and Pubs. She also enjoys doing extra curricular activities...

Jake Emold
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Jake Emold

Jake Emold is a senior at Homestead High School. He took Publications because he is passionate about writing. Outside of school Jake likes to run, play tennis and lift. He works at the Mequon Chancery and loves to hang out with...

Raima Naurin
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Raima Naurin

Raima Naurin is a sophomore at Homestead High School. She is excited to receive an opportunity to hone and develop her skills in design and photojournalism during her time in Publications. When she’s not writing, she enjoys...

Nicole Zhuk
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Nicole Zhuk

Nicole Zhuk is a senior at Homestead High School, and this is her first year writing for the Highlander Online. She is beyond excited to dive into many different journalism aspects this year. She enjoys hanging out with friends...

C.J. Starke
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C.J. Starke

C.J. Starke is a senior at Homestead. She played volleyball for school as well as club and plans to continue her career at St. Ambrose University. She is also involved in track this year and proceeds to also continue in tae kwon...

Mariah Reynolds
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Mariah Reynolds

Mariah Reynolds is a senior at Homestead High School, and this is her first year doing Publications. In school, she is a motivated student. Her favorite classes she has taken at Homestead are AP Seminar and AP Environmental Science....

Rowan Rembert
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Rowan Rembert

Rowan Rembert is a junior at Homestead. At school, Rowan can usually be found in the black box, the place she has learned to call her second home. Outside of school and theatre, Rowan enjoys reading, writing and rewatching old...

Reese Plautz
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Reese Plautz

Reese Plautz is currently a freshman at Homestead High School. She enjoys running and spending time outdoors in her free time. Her passion for photography and design sparked her interest in Publications. Outside of school, she...

Allie Paredes
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Allie Paredes

Allie Paredes is a senior at Homestead High School. This is her first year doing Publications. In school, Allie gives her one hundred percent in everything she does, and she is a very active participant in class. Some of her favorite...

Roman Moser
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Roman Moser

Roman is a junior at Homestead, and in his first year of Publications. He enjoys hanging out with his friends and spending time at home with his family. He also likes to travel (when he has the time and money for it). He joined...

Shannen McGuire
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Shannen McGuire

Shannen McGuire is a senior at Homestead. She decided to take Publications because she is very interested in photography and writing. If she’s not doing school work, you can probably find her dancing. She teaches and choreographs...

Grace Luedtke
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Grace Luedtke

Grace Luedtke is a senior at Homestead High School. Grace is attending the University of Wisconsin La-Crosse next fall. She is a part of She’s the First, Gems and Ping Pong club. In her free time, she likes to hang out with...

Emma Kramer
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Emma Kramer

Emma is a senior at Homestead High School, and it's her first year taking Publications. She loves writing, so she's excited to take this class! Outside of school she loves hanging out with friends and family and she plays soccer...

Emma Kennedy
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Emma Kennedy

Emma Kennedy, a senior at Homestead High School, is the co-captain of the girls golf team. When not in school she enjoys working out, drinking coffee and being surrounded by people who make her laugh. Her love for sharing stories...

Ella Endres
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Ella Endres

Ella Endres is a freshman at Homestead High School. She loves being around her friends and family, especially her dog. She spends most of her free time either reading or watching any sports on TV. She participates in volleyball...

Greta Diehl
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Greta Diehl

Greta Diehl is a senior at Homestead High School. She is the president of table tennis club and frequently attends Teens Against Trafficking Club. Outside of school she loves to spend time with family, friends and her art supplies....

Olivia Boyle
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Olivia Boyle

Olivia Boyle is a current junior at Homestead. She is a part of the varsity cross country and track teams as well as Environmental Club. At school, she loves to go to the football and basketball games and when not at school she...

Mira Boegel
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Mira Boegel

Mira is a senior at Homestead High School. At school, she is the captain of the Ski Team and participates in softball, Environmental Club and Best Buddies. Outside of school, you will most likely find Mira on the slopes or lifting...

Sasha Abasova
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Sasha Abasova

Sasha Abasova is a senior at Homestead. This is her first year in Publications. Outside of school you can find her hanging out with friends, going out to eat or driving around listening to music. When the weather becomes warmer,...

Elsa Heinrich
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Elsa Heinrich

Elsa Heinrich is a sophomore at Homestead High School who is delighted to be a part of Highlander Publications. She is a part of National Art Honors Society and plays varsity tennis. Off the court, you can probably find her studying,...

Rachel Stein
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Rachel Stein

Rachel Stein, a tenth grader at Homestead High School, is bright student and very dedicated to her studies. On the side of school, she works with special need kids at Friendship Circle in Fox Point and with young Jews at her Synagogue...

Sadie Shaw
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Sadie Shaw

Sadie Shaw is junior at Homestead High School. She is excited to be part of Publications this year! In her free time, Sadie is involved with a rowing team, as well as enjoying hanging out with friends and family.

Rita Ferrero
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Rita Ferrero

Rita Ferrero, a current sophomore at Homestead High School, is eager to pursue her interests in writing as a first-time staff member of the Highlander Publications. Aside from journalism, you’ll find her with friends, on the...

Sidney Ahart
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Sidney Ahart

Sid Ahart, senior at Homestead High School, is the president of the Homestead Film Club. When not in school, you can often find her watching movies, reading or playing intense games of family trivia (which she always wins). She...

Emily Braunstein
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Emily Braunstein

Emily Braunstein, a senior at Homestead High School, is the co-president of Fashion Club. She enjoys doing yoga, writing poetry and finding new clothes to add to her closet. Her love of photography and writing has led to her interest...

Emma Stankowski
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Emma Stankowski

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

Delaney Buzzell
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Delaney Buzzell

Delaney Buzzell is a senior who enjoys to hang out with her friends and family. She also loves playing basketball and traveling.

Lutece Wasko
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Lutece Wasko

Lutece Wasko is a Senior at Homestead High School. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, spending time with family or creating and editing videos, whether it be short form or long form content. She also enjoys...

Matthew Seiberlich
Assistant Editor

Matthew Seiberlich

Matthew Seiberlich is a sophomore at Homestead High School. Outside of Publications, Matthew is an Eagle Scout, historian for the Wisconsin Junior Classical League, a Drama Club member, historian for the Latin Club, a Student...

Megan Carr

Megan Carr

Megan Carr is a senior at Homestead High School. She leads the FIDM Fashion Club and is also a member of the student council. When she is not at school, you can find her practicing with the Lakeshore Lighting Ice Hockey team,...

Sasha Djurasovic
Co-Editor

Sasha Djurasovic

Sasha Djurasovic is a sophomore at Homestead. She is super excited to spend more time with Publications and work on design. In her free time she enjoys rowing and hanging out with friends.

Abigail Maxey
Co-Editor-in-Chief

Abigail Maxey

Abigail has been in publications for two years and is currently a senior. In her free time, she enjoys creative writing, playing guitar, and spending time with family and friends. She is super excited to continue pursuing journalism...

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