The Highlander Online

2017-2018 Staff

Caroline Downey

Caroline Downey is a freshman, and this is her first year on the Homestead Publications staff.  She is involved in several different activities, such as cross country, Latin Club, Slopes for Hope, and Reading Buddies.  When she...

Thomas Hadcock

Thomas Hadcock is a current sophomore at Homestead High School. He runs cross country in the fall and rows at the Milwaukee Rowing Club the rest of the year. Thomas participates in Model UN and Best Buddies after school. On t...

Jasmine Medley

Jasmine Medley is a sophomore at homestead High School this is her first year in the district and in the highlander publications staff. She is very social and loves interaction with different people and she loves Drake!...

Allison Yang

Allison Yang is a senior at Homestead High School, and this is her third year on staff for Highlander Publications.  When she’s not worrying about her grades, you can find Allison skiing and playing volleyball.  Allison i...

Megan Carley

Megan Carley is a junior at Homestead High School, and this is her first year on the Highlander Publications staff.  Outside of school, you can find her running cross country and track or spending time with friends or family.  ...

Jaeli Rivera

Jaeli is a sophomore here at Homestead. This is her first year at this school. Jaeli is a member of the anime club founded by her sister Alyssa Rivera. Jaeli likes to write stories and publish them online, she also draws, sing, a...

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...

Hannah Halaska

Hannah Halaska is a sophomore who spends most of her time participating in Cross Country and the Highlander Forensics team. If you can't find her outside on the track or Mrs. Cicero’s room, it's probably because she's at a cof...

Ally Chung

Ally Chung is a Sophomore at Homestead High School and is super excited to begin her first year of Publications. Outside of school she can be found participating for the Homestead Dance Team, her dance studio, or various other ...

Anna Greisch

Anna Greisch is a Sophomore at Homestead High School and is excited to be enrolled in her first year of Publications. Outside of school, she enjoys being apart of the HHS Dance Team, her dance studio, HHS soccer, and clubs such as C...

Jessie Lappin

Jessie Lappin is a Junior at Homestead.  Aside from publications, Jessie is involved in Champions, Kids 4 Kids, Soccer, and Girl's Cross Country.  Jessie loves to hang out with her friends and spend time with her family.  S...

Declan Ciurlik

Declan Ciurlik is a sophomore at Homestead, and this is his first year in publications. During the school day you can see him roaming the halls with friends and procrastination about upcoming test, quizzes, and projects. When he ...

Ayelia Moore

Ayelia is a freshman at homestead. She likes to draw, act, sing, and dance. She is very introverted but once you get to know her more she is very outgoing in her gestures and ideas. If she isn’t in her room drawing she also sp...

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. ...

Danny Klein

A senior at Homestead High School and looking to pursue journalism in college (wherever that may be), Danny Klein is excited to finally enroll in the journalism classes. As an actor, a writer, a gamer, a dancer, a volunteer, m...

Kate Wade

Kate Wade is a sophomore at Homestead High School, and this is her first trimester in Advanced Publications. She is excited to continue to learn more about journalism and grow her writing, photography, and design skills. In her free ...

Lindsey Brown

Lindsey is a freshman at Homestead high school, intrigued to see where high school will take her.. When she’s not at school, you can find her playing volleyball at the gym, hanging out with friends, making art, binge watching show...

Hannah Kennedy

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, skiing, cooking or hanging out with friends. She i...

Lauren Curtis

Lauren Curtis, a sophomore at Homestead High School, who is enrolled in nonfiction writing and visual storytelling class. While Lauren isn’t at school, she plays hockey for the Milwaukee Jr. Admirals and loves hanging out with her ...

Karly Konik

Karly Konik is a sophomore at Homestead High School.  She is extremely excited to learn more about journalism and writing in intro to publications.   When Karly gets out of school you can find her performing with the Homeste...

Ally Wang

Ally Wang is a Sophomore at Homestead High School, she is currently enrolled in the nonfiction writing and visual storytelling class. While Ally isn’t at school, she is a part of the Homestead Varsity Dance Team, and also en...

Grace Magee

Grace Magee, a Homestead High School senior, is excited to further her love for writing in this course. When she isn't in school, Grace enjoys being active, reading a good book or being with her friends and family. She is extr...

India Wilkerson

Hi I am India Wilkerson a current senior here at Homestead High School. I love to be social and always stay busy. I am apart of the gymnastics team and compete all-round. This year I am a Staffer on the Highlander Publications...

Sarah Blaubach

Sarah Blaubach is a senior at Homestead High School and this is her third year writing for Highlander Publications. This year, she is delighted to have the title of Editor in Training and hopes to continue to learn many new things...

Giovanna Fallucca

This is Giovanna’s third year writing for Highlander Publications as a junior. At school, she plays on the JV Tennis team. She is always trying new things as well as hanging with her friends, traveling and shopping....

Sasha Shapsis

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...

Molly Plamann

Molly is a junior and this is her third year in Advanced Publications.  Most school days, you can find her in room 405 doing anything from designing a yearbook spread to eating a bagel.  When she isn't taking pictures or writing...

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...

Frances Mackinnon

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

Trinidy Pate

Trinidy Pate is a Senior at Homestead High School and is attending Winona State University to play Women's Golf. She enjoys playing different types of sports but mostly golf. She has a very productive life, but her grades come first...

Thais Marques

Thais Marques, a senior, 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,...

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 ...

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...

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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