The Epitaph

Carlos Gonzalez fights for his goals

By Andrea Boyn and Laurel Schmidt

May 9, 2019

T he sports that HHS students participate in are not limited to the ones offered by the school. Senior Carlos Gonzalez has been boxing for over six years now however he started out doing muay thai and kickboxing. “My parents wanted me and my siblings to do some sort of self defense,” Go...

An eye-opening vacation to Bulgaria

By Andrea Boyn

January 8, 2019

I  rode a thirteen hour flight returning from Bulgaria. Anxious to come home, I walked down the confided hallway, people spilling out. As I emerged from the corridor into the grand SFO terminals, my mood lifted and a wave of happiness filled over me. No matter where I looked, I was greeted by a frien...

“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” falls short

By Andrea Boyn

January 7, 2019

Frosties or Sugar Puffs? This is the first in a series of decisions one has to make in Netflix’s newest original interactive movie “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch.” The movie tells the story of a boy named Stefan, played by Fionn Whitehead,  who develops an interactive game named Bandersnatch, and ...

Alumni share advice and regrets in aid of second semester seniors

By Andrea Boyn

December 18, 2018

I In a few months, seniors will slip on caps and gowns, proudly walk across the stage as the band belts out Pomp and Circumstance and receive their high school diplomas. However, with all of the chaos and mayhem of college applications and meeting deadlines, this bitter sweet milestone can seem like a dist...

The race to fill in last minute volunteer hours

The race to fill in last minute volunteer hours

By Andrea Boyn

June 2, 2018

S tudents often start off every year with expectations and refreshed goals to strive for academic success. As college is a common end goal for high school students, many seek to join clubs to gain an edge in the competitive college admission process. Commitments are made to not only school...

Three rival schools battle for a spot at CCS

 Three rival schools battle for a spot at CCS

By Andrea Boyn and Batool Al-Jabiry

May 11, 2018

W hile tri-meets are regular for the professional swimming world, March 23 was the first time in HHS swimming history the team participated in a tri-meet instead of a regular dual-meet. Coach Alex Romanko was faced with a scheduling conflict between a student club team event and the LAHS dual...

District Red Cross clubs create common goals

By Andrea Boyn

March 10, 2018

There are over 100 Red Cross centers stationed all over California, not to mention the Red Cross clubs run by high school students spread out over California’s 330 districts. With so many locations and vast availability of volunteers, the importance of a common goal increases. According to...

Special Episode: Singing Valentines

March 7, 2018

The call for justice of youngest siblings everywhere

By Andrea Boyn

February 11, 2018

The youngest sibling has it the hardest. The truth of birth-order stereotypes can only be confirmed when the story is heard from all perspectives. Growing up as the youngest most definitely has its perks, yet, there are some major struggles the elder siblings will never understand. As the ...

Messiness is the new objective

By Andrea Boyn

January 31, 2018

If scrambling to find last night's homework assignment in a sea of old crumpled paper seems familiar, or it has become normal to have a room that looks like a tornado has just passed through it, then one might consider themselves a student hoarder. Since the beginning of a student’s school career...

Best friends to Co-Presidents

By Andrea Boyn

December 8, 2017

The story of how Sarah Kim and Kayleah Son became Co-Presidents of the American Cancer Society club (ACS) started before they ever knew about the club. Having first met in the seventh grade, the girls have since then been through it all together, Kim said. From helping each other with school work to ...

Seniors say goodbye

By Andrea Boyn

November 8, 2017

Girls’ and boys’ water polo team shared their senior night victories on Oct. 17.   To celebrate the seniors, each team added special touches to make the celebration memorable. From giant cut-out heads and customized posters to balloon arches and Snapchat filters, the entire pool ...