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Students share memorable spring breaks

Students share memorable spring breaks

By Lauren Holloway
April 25, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles, Uncategorized

Spring break allows for students to do and see  many amazing things and  junior Eran Naveh, senior Andrea Francu and junior  Audrey Devera all did 3 very different things that make for a variety of stories and memories. Junior Eran Naveh spent his break in sunny Palm Springs where he attended c...

Weekly Challenge: Carry my waste

Weekly Challenge: Carry my waste

By Kira Garlick
April 7, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Each American makes around 4.4 pounds of trash a day, According to the Environmental Protection Agency. That is roughly the size of a chihuahua. I never thought about my trash being around the size of a small dog, but then again I never thought about what I threw away, or how much. It did n...

Humans of Homestead

By Elizabeth Cook
March 29, 2017
Filed under Humans of Homestead, Lifestyles

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From my POV: Down in the dumps

From my POV: Down in the dumps

By Kira Garlick
March 25, 2017
Filed under From My P.O.V., Lifestyles

I nstead of going to class this morning, I saw a herd of goats grazing peacefully on a hill. It may have seemed cute, but the grassy hillside was covering something people don’t normally think about: the trash they created. As part of the AP Environmental Science class, I was lucky to go on a fi...

Eating on a budget

Eating on a budget

By Kira Garlick
February 5, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

I ’m the one who can never back down from a challenge. As a junior, my life being a poor college student is not far away, and the dinners of Top Ramen are looming closer and closer. It is important to be healthy, and I have made it my personal mission to find the cheapest, tastiest possible way...

Native speakers foster passion in languages

Native speakers foster passion in languages

By Anze Hao
February 2, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Composing of different native language speakers in addition to a developing language community makes the student body highly diverse. Many native speakers taking their own language may seem like they are there for the easy grade, but there is more too it than that. Often, native speakers in classes s...

Coziest time of year: winter fashion

By Hana Baig
December 14, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

What is your favorite article of clothing for the winter time? “My boots- I have a pair of brown boots that I wear. I got them at Savers which is a second hand store, like a thrift shop.” Where do you get your clothes during the winter? “I go to Forever 21, H&M, or I go thrift...

The Sage Project unites mentors with students

By Katelyn Pan
December 13, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Senior Alex Hutchins sits hunched over a computer in the library fishbowl,  forehead creased in thought as she transcribes her interview with her “sage” for a contemporary literature project.   However, this project doesn’t only require the research skills that contemporary lit students poss...

Decking out everyday tech

Decking out everyday tech

By Tara Sohal
December 9, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

I think it’s safe to say that many of us have experienced that insane frustration when it comes to trying to detangle the mess that is our headphones. The Art club held their first workshop of the year in the ceramics room on Nov. 18, where students were invited to come and decorate their own he...

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