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Magistra Beckman: Teacher of the Year

Magistra Beckman: Teacher of the Year

Claire Elliott
May 21, 2021

Megan Beckman, known as Magistra to her students, is SACS’s Teacher of the Year. It is a just title for the Latin teacher. Beckman teaches Latin courses...

Spring Arts Week

Spring Arts Week

Madeline Phuong
May 20, 2021

It’s back! Spring Arts Week graces the virtual halls of Homestead High School for its 20th anniversary. In 2001, former Homestead English teacher and...

Earth Day

Earth Day

Claire Elliott
April 28, 2021

Created in 1970, the Dawn of the Contemporary Hippie, Earth Day grows in popularity each year. It serves as a reminder of one’s environmental sins; with...

Stop AAPI Hate

Stop AAPI Hate

Madeline Phuong and Ganga Subramanian
April 25, 2021

Pulled by the opportunity of striking it rich in gold, East Asians began to immigrate across the Pacific Ocean during U.S. westward expansion. In 1871,...

Texas: Winter Storm Uri

Texas: Winter Storm Uri

March 20, 2021

The Beginning  Today is February 9th, and you are an employee of the state with a meeting to attend. A winter storm is right around the corner, and...

Taking a Shot at Flattening the Curve

Taking a Shot at Flattening the Curve

Madeline Phuong, Writer
February 25, 2021

“Do we prioritize infrastructure or lives saved? Those are different strategies,” Allen County (Ind.) Health Commissioner Dr. Matthew Sutter said during...

The Politico Report

The Politico Report

Emmalyn Meyer, Editor-in-Chief
February 25, 2021

A Runaway Vote Just when you thought the election season was over in 2020, the beginning of January stirred the pot in Georgia with a Senate runoff race....

The Differences in Quarantine Experience

The Differences in Quarantine Experience

Jacob Houser, Writer/Designer
December 15, 2020

        Since March of this year, each and every one of us has been shut inside our homes because of the COVID-19 virus. This is common knowledge by...

Hindsight 20/20

Hindsight 20/20

Madeline Phuong, Writer
December 14, 2020

It’s safe to say that this past year has been quite a journey for all of us. In the unpredictability and anxiety of it all, the accomplishments that...

Things You Might Have Missed

Things You Might Have Missed

Ganga Subramanian, Writer
December 14, 2020

2020 has been one of the most eventful years in recent history, and it seems that the sentiment is shared by most people. But all things must come to an...

Volleyball Girls Lend a Helping Hand and Sign to Schools

Volleyball Girls Lend a Helping Hand and Sign to Schools

Mikayla Havison, Editor-in-Chief
December 14, 2020

If you step into the classroom of Jessica Holtzclaw right now, you would see box upon box of beautifully wrapped Christmas gifts. Instead of feeling like...

The Art of Giving

The Art of Giving

Madeline Phuong, Writer
November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving — a holiday rooted in the Wampanoag tribe’s legendary generosity when welcoming Plymouth settlers with a feast, spurring the annual day...

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