By HALEY BOND and SIERRA DELOACH HOMER, Alaska — Homer High School likes to think of itself as bully-free, but every school will have some bullies, regardless of the measures taken against bullying. It’s true that not much is reported here, and what is reported is taken care of. The biggest problem our school faces […]

Money in the Bank

September 26, 2013 | Leave a Comment

By NAHOA JETTE Alaska residents rejoice! It’s October and for us elite U.S. citizens, and it’s time to collect our reward in the form of a $900 check! Yes, the 2013 Permanent Fund Dividend has been announced at $900 this year, which is a $22 increase from last, but still not near the entrancing $2,069 […]

By ANNIE WORSFOLD Every couple of months, it seems there is one YouTube video that nobody can stop talking about. The viral masterpiece is shared on every social networking website, is conversed about amongst every group of friends, and usually has a fantastically hilarious and catchy musical number that can’t seem to leave the brain. […]

Teen Community Leader

September 26, 2013 | Leave a Comment

By SAM DRAVES HOMER, Alaska — Who is the first person you think of that works hard, is a true leader, and helps constantly in the community? Does Zoe Story come to mind? She works at the R.E.C. Room on Neilson Circle off of Ben Walters in Homer, and is a senior at HHS. The […]

By GRIFFIN SHERO On the rainy day of Aug. 29, 2013 at  Homer High School, I talked to an old cranky sea captain about his summer adventures in Cold Bay. The Captain’s name is Clayton Smith. Captain Smith has worked at the school for more than a decade and spends his summers as ship captain […]

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By Mallory Drover Several scattered warriors surrounded Kyle Wentz of The Weeping Angels. Armed only with one arrow in defense, Kyle faced numerous attackers from every side wielding shields, spears, and swords. He fought valiantly, but in the end was charged upon and killed at 8:27pm “Apparently it’s true. One man can’t beat twenty Spartans,” […]

By Lauren Cashman As Robert Frost so eloquently states, “nothing gold can stay.” This, quite unfortunately, holds true in the case of Mark Robinson, who last Friday announced his retirement after a 27 year teaching career; 23 of which were spent amongst the students of Homer High School, building what is renowned as one of […]

By Mallory Drover On lamp posts, sign posts, doors, bulletin boards, and walls, Sarah D’Water and Grace Steiner taped posters with bright red and black images, with a single bold name and date- Kony 2012.“The purpose was to just spread the word any way possible, as long as it is legal, smart, and gets the […]

 By:Tabitha Drover To skip or not to skip, that is the question! Every year seniors are faced with the dilemma whether they should skip with their classmates on senior skip day or rebel against the crowd and go to school. Why would people choose to go school when their classmates are outside soaking in the […]

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