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 Two different rooms at Homer High School have had a mild, chemical scent seeping out of them periodically throughout the last few weeks. Its origin? Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Lowe’s classrooms, where biology students have dissected and subsequently learned about the anatomical structures of fetal pigs, preserved and filled with latex. This […]

By Gabriel Selbig For the sixth straight year at Homer High, ceramics students received the end of the year treat of a half day of school spent at Bishop’s Beach. On this field trip, ceramics teacher, Maygen Janetta educates her 50+ students on the traditional method of pit-firing. Pit firing is the ancient, low-tech method […]

By: Megan Gee Over the course of a few years, softball at Homer High School has gained a great reputation. Almost every year since the program started, the team has either won the state championship or been runners up. They have also been academic champions six times since 2004. What makes the softball team so […]


May 13, 2012 | Leave a Comment

By Ryan N Although students are staying busy with the upcoming finals and sports, Homerites have a bigger problem on their minds. The Battle for Homer is about to take place. Students are sharpening their blades and polishing their armor to prepare for the “super awesome” conflict taking place on The Point up on West […]

by Theo Noomah *Thuck* May 10th, mid fifties, overcast, not too hot but not too cold, a perfect day to work outside. *Thuck* The shovel hit the damp sod again.   *Thuck* “It just looked like fun, I don’t do this very often,” freshman Morgan Fuller peeled back a lump of grass and clay and […]

Tidal Tunage

May 11, 2012 | Leave a Comment

What happens when a science educator and a music teacher write songs together?  The result is “another angle on learning” taken by Good Dog to educate children about marine life. This Friday, at 7:00 p.m. on May 11th, Good Dog is performing “original nature songs aimed at teaching basic ocean literacy,” said co-founder Jim Pfeiffenberger. […]

By Carson Duggar “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” A quote by Marilyn Monroe, whom Irina Reutov cited in her artist’s statement. She went on to explain, “Quotes are one of my inspirations. I use a variety of mediums such as oil paint, ceramics, and […]

By Gabriel Selbig In no way has Homer High found a permanent solution, but returning students of the school can breathe a sigh of relief this coming fall, as the school starting time will remain 8:30 am sharp. As hope began to dwindle, Dr. Gee was told the state would provide additional funding for the […]

by Theo Noomah With the end of the 2011-2012 school year coming nearer and nearer each day, so does the Spring 2012 Student Council election season. Before the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year, the executive board (Student Body President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer) will need replaced as all executive officers are graduating seniors. […]

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