The Epitaph

The race to fill in last minute volunteer hours

The race to fill in last minute volunteer hours

By Andrea Boyn

June 2, 2018


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Lifestyles

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


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Batool Al-Jabiry, Sports, Spring Sports

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


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Lifestyles

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


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Hana Baig, Multimedia, Riley Anderson, Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lh8SPQBjFAI&t=1s

The call for justice of youngest siblings everywhere

By Andrea Boyn

February 11, 2018


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Opinion

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


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Lifestyles

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


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Lifestyles

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


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Fall Sports, Sports

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 ...

Red Cross Club works with recent fire victims

By Andrea Boyn

November 6, 2017


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Lifestyles

A little over two hours away, the wine country fires destroyed thousands of acres of land between Oct. 8 and Oct. 29. The largest fire in Napa County affected 110,720 acres. Overnight, HHS already began to feel the impact of the fires. Ash-filled air and gloomy skies loomed over the campus. As air ...