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IN Graduation Pathways

IN Graduation Pathways

Isabella Ambrose, Writer/Designer
September 27, 2022

For the last few years, Homestead High School students have been required to complete Graduation Pathways, a module implemented by Indiana’s Board of...

Different Views of the Dress Code

Different Views of the Dress Code

Claire Houser and Katelyn Styborski
September 26, 2022

The dress code is a concept exercised in all schools in the Southwest Allen County Schools district. Rules like “no hats” and “no exposed shoulders”...

New Teachers (2022-23)

New Teachers (2022-23)

Peyton Hoffer, Writer & Designer
September 23, 2022

This year, there are 14 new teachers at Homestead. Many of these teachers already have experience teaching and helping students in other schools. The new...

Great Expectations: The Journey of College Preparation

Great Expectations: The Journey of College Preparation

Madeline Phuong and Ganga Subramanian
September 23, 2022

November. The first of many deadlines in the stress-inducing journey that is college admissions. Much like the graduating classes before it—and the ones...

Beyond High School: A Look Into a Few AP STEM Classes

Beyond High School: A Look Into a Few AP STEM Classes

Hannah Shaw, Writer
September 23, 2022

For many high schoolers, the idea of taking higher-level STEM courses is daunting enough that adding Advanced Placement (AP) classes to their schedule...

Reading and Writing in Recession

Reading and Writing in Recession

Thomas Hill and Kaitlyn Fry
September 23, 2022

It’s the first day of school. I’m sitting in my second-period class—Poetry with Mrs. Smith—and she begins to explain that we will be reading five...

The Enneagram

The Enneagram

Hannah Shaw and Melody Thrasher
March 30, 2022

For decades, people have been using numerous systems to define their own personality. These include MBTI types, astrology signs, DiSC, the Enneagram and...

The ABCs of LGBTQ+

The ABCs of LGBTQ+

Luke Gayer, Writer/Designer
March 22, 2022

Ever growing, Homestead is an incredibly diverse community which includes the LGBTQ+ community. According to the 2020 United States Census, about eight...

The Van Gogh Experience

The Van Gogh Experience

Kate Hutner
March 16, 2022

    As many of you know, living in Indiana comes with the consequences of having little to do. Yes, you can visit the art museum once a month, or travel...

Our Fondness for Fictional Characters

Our Fondness for Fictional Characters

March 10, 2022

There’s a strange phenomenon relating to literature, where people like you and me are becoming emotionally attached to fictional characters. Of course,...

Trends, Tiktok, and That Girl

Trends, Tiktok, and That Girl

Isabella Ambrose, Writer/Designer
March 10, 2022

Introduction      That girl: she is flawless, effortless, perfect. She has her life together. Deep down, we all aspire to be her. The idea of having...

The Oregon Trail Game: Fact or Fiction?

The Oregon Trail Game: Fact or Fiction?

Hannah Shaw, Writer
February 24, 2022

Imagine, you’re sitting in eighth grade social studies class. You have been trying to win the Oregon Trail game for the past half hour. You’re down...

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