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Wisconsin high school cracks down on e-cigs while doctors worry about vaping dangers

November 29, 2017 by WQOW TV News 18

WQOW TV News 18MADISON (WKOW) -- Parents at one Wisconsin school are being warned about the dangers of students vaping or using electronic cigarettes. Mequon's Homestead High School sent out a letter this week saying they're cracking down on the Nicotine high at ...

School pressures parents to make kids stop vaping

November 28, 2017 by WKOW

WKOWMEQUON (WKOW) -- Schools in Wisconsin are starting to crack down on vaping; smoking with an electronic device called an e-cigarette. Smokers get the nicotine, but the devices can be very easy to hide. So, Homestead High School in Mequon is cracking ...

Parents warned about students' vaping

November 28, 2017 by WISN Milwaukee

WISN MilwaukeeNo ifs, ands, or buts, and they have to have their ID on them," said Jerrod Aiello, a manager at Hugh G. Vapes store in Mequon. Aiello said underage kids often buy online from overseas. "There's nothing that any law can do, or person can do, to stop ...

Homestead High School drama teacher got suspended because of students' spanking tradition

November 16, 2017 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelHomestead High School drama teacher and theater director Amelia Figg-Franzoi returned to school Thursday, Nov. 16, after a 10-day suspension thought to be related to a longstanding tradition among theater students. A post on a Facebook group page ...

Shotgun shell found at Homestead High School

November 9, 2017 by WISN Milwaukee

WISN MilwaukeeMequon police confirm that a shotgun shell filled with birdshot was found Thursday morning at Homestead High School. The school district said the shell was found about 11 a.m. on the floor of a high school locker room. Advertisement. A student told ...

Shotgun shell found on floor of Homestead High School locker room was brought by accident

November 9, 2017 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

... brought it to school unintentionally, accidentally leaving it in a sweatshirt worn when hunting last weekend, said a statement from the Mequon-Thiensville School District. The high school did not receive a threat related to the shell, and at no ...

Kansas Picks Up Verbal Commitment from Backstroker Sydnie Horne

October 1, 2017 by SwimSwam

Sydnie Horne from Mequon, Wisconsin has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Kansas for the class of 2022. “I am extremely humbled and honored to announce that I will be continuing my academic and swimming career at the University of ...

Oriole Lane Elementary School named 2017 National Blue Ribbon School

September 29, 2017 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelThe school joins Homestead High School, which won the award in 2004, and Lake Shore Middle School, which won in 2015, as the third school in the Mequon-Thiensville School District to earn the honor. “It is our job as educators to ignite each student's ...

MTSD board approves Eric Ebert to be new Homestead assistant principal

September 6, 2017 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelThe Mequon-Thiensville School Board on Aug. 30 named Eric Ebert a new assistant principal at Homestead High School. Ebert, who was previously a teacher at Sussex Hamilton High School, will serve alongside fellow assistant principal Kari Lutter. Brett ...

Team Harris Finds Biggest Fan in Milwaukee

August 1, 2017 by SLAM Online

SLAM OnlineDenver Nuggets shooting guard Gary Harris sat in the second row of the bleachers a couple of Fridays ago at Homestead High School in Mequon, Wisconsin watching intently and reacting to plays. Team Harris, the AAU squad he sponsors, dropped a ...

Credit union to open branch at Homestead High as part of naming rights agreement

July 9, 2017 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelKohler Credit Union will open a branch on the Homestead High School campus, the latest in a string of naming rights agreements expected to bring the Mequon-Thiensville School District about $400,000 over the next 15 years. Former Superintendent Demond ...

Jordan Niebrugge makes cut in first US Open

June 16, 2017 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelMaking the cut at Erin Hills was the goal for the Mequon native and Homestead High School alum since qualifying last week in Tacoma, Wash. It took a big-time bogey-save on the final hole in his second round to do so, but he did so nonetheless. “I was ...

Mequon's Jordan Niebrugge opens the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills

June 15, 2017 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelAmong those in his gallery were his father, Rod; Steve O'Brien, his golf coach at Homestead High School; Bill Linneman, director of rules and competitions for the Wisconsin State Golf Association; and Rich Tock, the ambassador of golf at Erin Hills. A ...

Jordan Niebrugge embraces first US Open in home state of Wisconsin

June 13, 2017 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelTOWN OF ERIN - The applause given to Jordan Niebrugge after a dialed-in iron shot that landed feet from the pin on hole No. 4 of Tuesday's practice round will pale in comparison to the reaction he'll get on Thursday morning. At 6:45 a.m., in an all ...

USA Football camp at Homestead HS in its 4th year: “The goal is to get football into the Olympics”

May 4, 2017 by

fox6now.comMEQUON -- During any season, football proves to be popular in Wisconsin, so when a couple hundred kids show up for a spring football camp, it's not that unusual, but this particular camp offers more than just drills. On a cool spring day, kids from as ...

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