-Mike De At first glance, another Mission Impossible movie didn’t have the same appeal it once had, but Simon Pegg’s considerable role managed to completely change my attitude.  With only brief tie-ins to Mi: III, Ghost Protocol manages to form a surprisingly independent story arc; complete with new characters, gadgets, and stunning settings. Mission Impossible: […]

-Theo Noomah Alaskans and the weather are at war six months out of the year. Usually the weather wins and we put on extra socks and sweaters and lean into the wind on our way out to our frosty cars. Hope is not lost for Alaskan-kind though, there are still the rare symbols of inspiration […]

The creators of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) presented the bills before congress this month in an effort for media corporations to control online piracy, copyright infringement, and intellectual property theft. Online pirating of movies, TV shows, and music has caused a serious decrease to cooperation and artists’ […]

Peer Mentoring

January 31, 2012 | 1 Comment

By: Megan Gee     Peer mentoring took off this year to help freshmen transition from middle school to high school. Homer High School started peer mentoring to also make sure the freshmen earned all their credits to help them graduate when they are seniors. Many universities all over the United States are using peer mentoring […]

By Akane Fujimura Eligibility at Homer High School is an issue that many students, parents, and faculty seem to not fully understand. Many people think if they don’t have passing grades, above 70 percent in all classes, on that particular day then they can’t practice that afternoon in sports. This rule is not in the […]

By Lauren Cashman Homer High School was going to host a transportation meeting this Thursday, January 26, to discuss rescheduling school hours to meet transportation budget cuts. While the meeting has been rescheduled due to poor weather, the material that will be discussed remains the same. One solution to the funding problem that has been […]

Review of Winter Ball!

January 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

  (Photo by:Mallory Drover) Article By: Tabitha Drover Homer High School hosted the Winter Ball on January 20, 2012. Ever since the snow started to fall kids talked in anticipation about the Winter Ball and how much fun it was going to be. During the dance teenagers that attended grabbed their dates and went to […]

BY Aurora Roderick The only male cheerleaders on the Homer high School team are Travis Smith and Tyler Wolfe. The winter of 2012 is the first time Homer High School has had any male cheerleaders in a long while. The two boys have very different reasons for joining. Travis says his motivation for trying out […]

By Cayenna Anderson Living in a small town like Homer, most kids at one point in time before they graduate will utter the inevitable words, “I’m sick of school! I just want to get out of this town!” This is what the experts refer to as “senioritis.” Most are diagnosed after college applications and mid-year […]

By Isabelle DeArmoun                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Many students have wondered, even questioned why their class was not going to the movies last Wednesday while the freshman class was. It was not because the freshmen class is more superior or because other classes merit punishment. It was actually because of a grant of $6,000 dollars targeted at freshman […]

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