Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Self-learning through club: Junior Arielle Turullols has learned about her background by being apart of Spanish club.

Passing on the Knowledge: Spanish club president works to bring a sense of community

When junior Arielle Turullols joined the Spanish club, also known as the Spanish National Honor Society for students in Spanish 3 or higher, she did not realize how much she would learn about herself and...

A GOOD SHOT: Leistiko ends the season off well as team captain.

Varsity boys soccer captain Sam Leistiko discusses importance of leading with strength

By Nina Vasquez Cruz and Ashley Orozco Plata March 17, 2022

The final year on the HHS soccer team. Working hard while making sure others are putting their all in. This is the job of senior captain Sam Leistiko who continues working hard to make the team push to...

Sustainable steps can help save the environment

The 3 R’s: reduce, reuse, recycle. A longstanding eco-phrase applicable to almost everything. Instead of driving, walk to the store to reduce your carbon footprint. Reuse those old cardboard boxes. And...

Drive for success: Marina Ong shares her experiences as the president of the French club.

President of the French club breaks down her experiences

Walking into the French club, there’s always a fun atmosphere with students eager to learn about France through food centered activities led by the president of the French club, senior Marina Ong.  Ong...

ANIMALS DESERVE BETTER: There are many alternatives to the use of animals in the fashion industry.

Whose skin are you wearing?

By Ashley Orozco Plata and Nina Vasquez Cruz January 27, 2022

No animal's life is worth a new wallet. As an advocate for the proper treatment of animals over a material item, I find it's necessary to avoid some luxury brands. Popular brands, like Fendi, Dior and...

Cross country, track and everything in between

By Erin Loh and Ashley Orozco Plata December 17, 2021

After completing the fall season of cross country, athletes are preparing for the track and field season by engaging in lighter training, sophomore Caleb Leung said. Despite the first meet being held Feb....

Committee aids community: With the help of NEHS’ committee and the HHS community, the book drive ended as a success, with a total of 60 books donated.

NEHS hosts first book drive to aid readers in need

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno, Ashley Orozco Plata, and Hope Saena December 12, 2021

The National English Honors Society held their first-ever book drive from Nov. 1-12 to involve the HHS community in an effort to provide books to students and communities who may not have access to them,...

A better time left behind

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno and Ashley Orozco Plata December 9, 2021

There have been changes made to the bell schedule every year since we've been at HHS, but one thing has remained the same, the 8 a.m. start. In late November, FUHSD sent an email saying that Gov. Gavin...

Another unneeded change: A later school start will not help improve student sleep schedules.

A better time left behind

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno and Ashley Orozco Plata December 9, 2021

There have been changes made to the bell schedule every year since we've been at HHS, but one thing has remained the same, the 8 a.m. start. In late November, FUHSD sent an email saying that Gov. Gavin...

Learning crepe techniques: Members took turns making their own crepes and topping them off with a variety of toppings.

French club’s sweet social

The sweet scent of crepes and the sound of laughter from members playing games in the room can mean only one thing — French club’s crepe making social has begun.  HHS French club in collaboration...

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...

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