Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

The Epitaph’s guide to school reopening

By Allen Zhang April 17, 2021

Mustangs! If you’re going to school for hybrid learning, this guide is for you! The Epitaph has compiled all the steps you must take before the first day of class on Monday, April 19.    Learn...

Model U.N. often plays games at meetings to practice speaking and debating skills.

Model UN attends Berkeley conference

By Allen Zhang March 18, 2021

Eight students from HHS’s Model United Nations team virtually attended a three-day-long Berkeley Model U.N. Conference. Taking place from Friday, Feb. 26 to Sunday, Feb. 28, the conference, hosted by...

Exploring local businesses

Exploring local businesses

By Allen Zhang February 3, 2021

While many industries have been affected by the pandemic, the food and beverage industry has been struggling more than most.  The National Restaurant Association estimated that at least 17% of food...

“Grand Army” centers around the lives of five Brooklyn teens from different backgrounds.

‘Grand Army’ suffers from low-quality writing, bad handling of social issues

By Allen Zhang January 4, 2021

With different teen drama series like “Euphoria” and “13 Reasons Why,” newcomer “Grand Army” attempts to — and epically fails to — set itself apart from the rest of its companions. “Grand...

Setting up a movie night

Setting up a movie night

By Allen Zhang December 9, 2020

From my POV: Im tired of Zoom!

From my POV: I’m tired of Zoom!

By Allen Zhang October 5, 2020

It’s been 202 days and counting since schools across the nation shut down. Back then, everyone was excited to have an extra two-week vacation; unfortunately, those two weeks soon turned into over half...

While thoughts on returning to in-person instruction are mixed, there remains a hesitation to reopen schools in the FUHSD due to the potential health and safety risks of all stakeholders.

FUHSD reaches agreement to keep schools closed

By Joshua Cantwell Nahrung, Shreya Partha, and Allen Zhang October 2, 2020

During the pandemic, schools, districts and government officials have been tasked with figuring out the logistics of reopening schools so that in the future, it is both safe and reasonable for students...

HHS interactive map offers virtual tour of campus

HHS interactive map offers virtual tour of campus

By Miya Liu, Sahil Venkatesan, and Allen Zhang August 19, 2020

The first week of school is usually filled with a flurry of students getting to know their teachers and each other, all while trying to figure out where everything is located on campus. With school starting...

The neighborhood drive-by was canceled, but that didnt stop HHS teachers from sharing their love.

Teachers celebrate students with virtual ‘We miss you neighborhood drive-by’

By Allen Zhang May 2, 2020

Teachers and staff members, led by band teacher John Burn and assistant principal Brian Dong, worked together to plan an elaborate parade route through the HHS neighborhood boundaries, as a way to say...

Brothers Ian and Barley embark on a magical journey with the lower half of their father, following stereotype after stereotype to fulfill the plot.

Yawnward: Pixar’s latest film follows predictable formula

By Allen Zhang April 18, 2020

Disney-Pixar’s latest animated film “Onward” debuted on Disney+ April 3 after a short-lived premiere due to the closure of many theaters caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Forbes,...

Alex Harris (12) makes a jump shot at the CHS game on Jan. 10.

Varsity boys basketball ends season with CCS qualification

By Allen Zhang March 12, 2020

Varsity boys basketball ended their regular season with a record of 14-10, allowing them to qualify for CCS.  Although the basketball team experienced great success, players agree there is room for...

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