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Information for Graduating Seniors Class of 2020

Senior Yearbook Information

It’s time to submit a senior portrait and (optional) baby ad for the yearbook! BOTH items will be submitted online at Directions are below. The deadline for submission is December 6, 2019.

Senior Portrait Specs

  • Color or Black and White No Team Attire (other than HHS)
  • Borderless, Square Corners 300 DPI Vertical Format
  • Appropriate Attire Individual Portrait only
  • No Product Advertising No Bandanas or Hats


You do not have to take your picture with a professional. Your portrait must meet the criteria and most importantly the DEADLINE of December 6, 2019. We cannot guarantee your picture will appear in the yearbook if it does not meet the criteria or the deadline.

Senior portraits must be submitted online. It is the student’s responsibility to check their photo in the commons during display week in January.

Baby Ad (optional)

Celebrate your child’s graduation and support the Tartan Yearbook by submitting a digital childhood photograph of your son or daughter with a message and $30 to Baby ad photos, messages & payment must be submitted online.

Directions for Uploading a SENIOR PORTRAIT

1. Go to

2. Search for “Homestead High School” in Mequon.

3. To submit a senior photo, click on the blue COMMUNITY UPLOAD link.

4. Enter the code: tartan

5. Choose “Other” in the drop down menu AND check the box THIS PHOTO IS A PORTRAIT.

6. Be sure to indicate student’s FIRST and LAST NAME and GRADE.

7. Enter your first and last name, email and click SUBMIT.

Directions for Uploading a BABY AD

1. Go to

2. Search for “Homestead High School” in Mequon.

3. Click on BUY BABY AD and click “have the school design my ad” then click GO.

4. Choose 1/16 size. Where it says ENTER HEADLINE, type your son or daughter’s first and last name. Where it says ENTER BODY COPY this is where you type your message to your child (150 characters or less). NOTE: If you are not prompted to pay the $30, you have submitted the photo incorrectly. Only paid ads will be printed. We will be emailing a list to all senior parents in January giving them one last check to see if photos were submitted correctly.

5. Upload photo(s). PAY and SUBMIT.

We no longer include senior quotes in the yearbook.

Graduation Requirements

In order to participate in the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020, the following obligations must be met:

1. All classes must be completed and final exams recorded. Please note that we will continue the senior privilege of allowing exam exemptions in the final trimester for each course in which a student meets the exemption criteria as outlined in the Parent and Student Handbook.

2. Credits must be completed as required by Wisconsin State statute and MTSD School Board policy.

3. All detentions must be served. Detentions may be served after school from 2:55 to 3:25 p.m. in room 702.

4. All fines and outstanding monetary bills must be paid.

5. IMPORTANT: The state-mandated civics exam must be taken and passed. Students who do not complete the civics exam successfully are not only excluded from the graduation ceremony. They are also not eligible for a diploma from a public school in Wisconsin. Students can take the exam on-line any time. It is available on the Homestead website under the “Students and Families” dropdown menu. Click on “Technology Resources” to access the exam. If you have not already done so, please address this obligation ASAP.