Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

ABSENCE OF PARTICIPATION: BSU officers hope to make their club known by spreading their message around campus.

BSU looks to make a comeback with member involvement

Clubs often face a variety of problems when returning back to school, but BSU has had the same problem for years — member involvement. When vice president, junior Xochitl Neely walks into the room and...

LSU creating a club of inclusivity

LSU creating a club of inclusivity

When you walk into the Latinx Student Union (LSU), you can always feel the positive energy around the room and see all the different students from different cultural backgrounds come together. Students...

Toxic productivity culture: An unachievable goal that prevents students from being proud of their accomplishments.

The growing obsession with toxic productivity endangers students

By Ashley Orozco May 22, 2021

Toxic productivity, an unhealthy and extreme obsession with productivity, has become increasingly prevalent in today’s society. Toxic productivity stems from the culture that praises productivity, but...

The bell game: The final score for this year’s bell game was, 34-10, Homestead.

The battle of the bell: a years-old rivalry between HHS and FHS

By Ashley Orozco and Xochitl Neely May 10, 2021

The battle of the bell is a well-known game between the Homestead and rival school Fremont. This match is one of the most important games of the season because the winning team gets to keep a bell, which...

 Virtual spring showcase: Krew practicing for a showcase that will premiere early in April.

KREW making up for lost time

By Ashley Orozco and Xochitl Neely April 21, 2021

KREW, a subgroup of the Korean Student Association club in which members learn K-pop dances and perform at rallies, will be participating in a spring virtual showcase with schools all around California,...

 Japanese club hosts tutoring sessions to help members with their workloads

Japanese club through multiple eyes

By Xochitl Neely and Ashley Orozco February 13, 2021

Homestead offers many ethnic clubs, all so different. Yet, overall, they all serve the same purpose in different ways. Japanese club is an optional addition to the Japanese class for students who want...

Netflix successfully creates a new addition to the Holmes movies.

‘Enola Holmes’ is the mystery of the year

By Ashley Orozco January 7, 2021

As I was scrolling through Netflix trying to find something new to watch, I came across the movie “Enola Holmes.” I hadn't heard much about it, so I decided to give it a try. Little did I know, it...

With limited options ethinc clubs are improvising new methods to attract student participation

Ethnic clubs struggling to engage with students

By Xochitl Neely and Ashley Orozco November 4, 2020

Keeping students connected has been one of the biggest obstacles during online learning. While clubs give students the opportunity to see and talk to Kther students, they still face a set of problems regarding...

Junior Shelby Riemenschnitter delivers donuts to her friends to maintain an in-person personal connection with them.

Casual connections missing with remote learning

By Ashley Orozco and Leila Salam October 2, 2020

From WiFi issues to Zoom crashes, remote learning has been quite the struggle this year. But one difficulty in particular for students, like junior Shelby Riemenschnitter, has been the lack of day to day...

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