The Epitaph

Football springs back into season

Football springs back into season

By Allison Moore

May 8, 2018

  Although football fans may reluctantly put away their banners and green face paint at the end of the fall season, the game is not over for many players. This spring offseason, for instance, the team maintains a rigorous practice schedule, training Monday to Thursday for two hours eac...

(SATIRE) Students graffiti bathrooms in hopes of forcing repairs

March 15, 2018

T o motivate HHS administration to repaint the — notably faded — green of the restroom walls on campus, students have turned to the ageless protest-method of high schoolers: vandalism. Across campus, restroom patrons have dotted the walls of their stalls with everything from artwork to inspirati...

Students stick together with community artwork (SATIRE)

December 8, 2017

A new beautification initiative has added color to HHS’ otherwise green and white visage. “Gum” covers the entirety of the HHS campus. The project, which encourages students to decorate their desks with chewing gum, has greatly improved campus moral. The gentle swirls of the gum on the des...

Pad Reputation

By Allison Moore

November 6, 2017

A found-art piece on the door of the Lower B building girl’s bathroom, entitled “Women,” boldly addresses the stigma surrounding menstruation. Just as the the female figure typically depicted on restroom sign is completely obscured by a pad in “Women”, women who menstruate are often overlo...

On-Campus Art Piece Captures the Teenage Experience (Satire)

On-Campus Art Piece Captures the Teenage Experience (Satire)

By Allison Moore

October 14, 2017

S ituated in the girl’s bathroom of the lower B Building, “I Hate Homestead” is often misinterpreted as a commonplace defacement. This is not the case. Rather, “Homestead” is a high-brow form of conceptual art that offers a classic take on the trials facing modern secondary school stude...

Students reflect on course selection

By Allison Moore

October 11, 2017

  LANGUAGES   Freshman Eileen Hansa switched to Japanese this year after taking Spanish in middle school. “I like sushi… and my teacher is really awesome.” Hansa said. Although Hansa is glad she switched to Japanese, she was surprised by some aspects of the class. “We have to do Japanese ex...