Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

JOURNALISM PRESS CONFERENCE: Superintendent Polly Bove answers questions about the future of advisories and how the district plans to educate students about social injustices.

Students, administration reflect on advisory

FUHSD developed an advisory class to educate students on social justice issues and other relevant educational topics for the 2020 school year. After a year of advisories, students and staff are reflecting...

Britney Spears’ conservatorship is doing more harm than good.

The only thing ‘toxic’ is Britney Spears’ conservatorship

By Amber Birrell and Niyatee Jain July 19, 2021

Britney Spears, known for being “the Princess of Pop” has recently exposed her father of countless human rights violations stemming from her conservatorship at a trial this past June. This comes as...

Combat Asian Hate

Combat Asian Hate

By Amber Birrell and Ritaja Subrahmanya April 26, 2021

Sign this petition that asks elected officials to address the systemic racism and address the needs of affected communities.  This site provides various resources to educate yourself and be part...

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

By Amber Birrell February 12, 2021
Different cultures and students celebrate unique traditions
HHS students were surveyed about their thoughts on the COVID-19 Vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccine brings schools one step closer to re-opening

By Amber Birrell February 8, 2021

With the new development of a vaccine, many questions arise as to what this means for students. California is currently in the first tier of vaccine distribution. It is expected by the summer of 2021,...

Anya Taylor-Joy stars as Beth Harmon in the Netflix series The Queens Gambit.

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ a captivating story

By Amber Birrell January 9, 2021

When I first heard of “The Queen's Gambit” I was skeptical of it but after watching the first episode, I was pleasantly surprised. It felt fresh and new and unlike anything I had ever watched. The...

Staying sustainable through the holidays

By Amber Birrell December 6, 2020

Choosing sustainable products is important for our environment; here are some sustainable gift ideas for the upcoming holidays. Click this link to find how you can help the enviornment this season!

Allowing logging in forests creates concern for climate activists

Allowing logging in forests creates concern for climate activists

By Amber Birrell December 6, 2020

The largest temperate rainforest in the world, Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, recently lost its environmental protections.  On Oct. 29, over half of this 17 million acre forest became open to...

Smoke covers the view of the mountains and ocean from Arnolds home.

Major wildfires continue to spread across California

By Amber Birrell November 2, 2020

Across the U.S. families have been displaced and homes have been destroyed by the record-breaking fires throughout California, the Los Angeles Times reported. It has been two months since the first...

Space to Create: a collection of inspirational home workspaces

Space to Create: a collection of inspirational home workspaces

By Raymond Ranbhise and Jack Xu October 29, 2020

Coping with COVID-19: HHS students share organizational tips. Click on the following images to see their purposes and the thought behind their positioning! “It's tough to stay focused during these...

Students have found different ways to organize themselves at home. This is sophomore Karina Lims desk.

Coping with COVID-19: HHS students share organizational tips

By Amber Birrell and Karuna Chandran October 22, 2020

Online learning has forced many students to change their habits. For sophomore Emily Tumacder, doing school from home has led to issues with organization. “I find myself a lot less organized because...

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