DDF, The Rising Tide

November 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

By Sam Reinert Almost everyone has heard of DDF, Drama, Debate, and Forensics, but not many people know that it is becoming one of Homer High School’s most successful extracurricular programs. This year alone, DDF has traveled to Anchorage twice, and placed first both times this year. In their first meet, the team won by […]

By Matthew Meyer Most people at Homer High believe that the green house outside of the vocational hall isn’t used by anyone, while in reality it’s full of life. Mrs. Roberts Natural Resources class has been growing various amounts of plants since the start of the first quarter. Students are assigned their own garden beds […]

By Kikilia Kojin Coached by Dennis Welch, the girl’s basketball’s first practice starts November 28th everyday after school and the first game is December 10th against Nikiski at home. There are not tryouts, since no one gets cut. So far there are twenty four girls interested in playing on the basketball team and there will […]

The Physics class is rebuilding the food bins, from last year, over the next couple of weeks in the last bay port behind the school. The students are repairing the bins that did not work by attempting to make them similar to the bin that did work last year. Tuesday the physics class got to […]

FFA Takes Off!

November 14, 2011 | Leave a Comment

By Isaebelle De Armoun It’s that time of year again. Time for the FFA take off! The “Take Off” is an overnight sleepover with bonding activities, games and food. Students will also get the chance to learn what one would do in FFA. The Take Off will start at 4:30 and go until 11:00, Students can […]

By Michael de Moura When interviewed about Homer High’s dress-code, Sam Reinert, a member of the Mariner basketball team, had this to say: “Personally, I have no problem with the school dress-code, except for when they actually enforce it.” Concerns about Lady Mariner sports teams, regarding sleeveless practice shirts, have caused the administration to require […]

                    Scholarships and Admittance forms are one of the many issues on a senior’s mind during their last year at high school. This big decision will affect the rest of their lives. It determines what job they will have, and where they will live. So this process of finding the perfect college for them and finding available scholarships is a big […]

By Akane Fujimura   Alaska State Swim and Dive Championships took place in Bartlett on November 4th and 5th and many swimmers broke school records.   The boys 200yd free relay team (Kyle Wentz, Nathanael Hardy, James Reid and Richard Ginter) broke the school record with a time of 1:30.11, earning 1st place which they […]

“This theme is neon so for this dance I’ll probably be playing a lot of lively upbeat music, instead of dark hip hop,” said Shlomo Gherman, Neon Dance DJ. “[I’ll play] dance, like electro music. Fast paced music with a really good solid beat.”

Basketball Upset

November 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

The Homer High men’s basketball team finished last year with an average winning percentage around .500, and has eight returning varsity members this year. The promising prospect of a winning season was prominent on everyone’s minds until a damper was put on the proceedings. Devon Kennelty, a 6 foot 8 inch senior on the team, […]

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