Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Pride Club hosts a variety of social events that bring together the community, GSA president, sophomore Shaurya Prayag said.

From pride to prejudice: exploring the LGBTQ+ experience

By Parker Lin and Aviv Matas June 2, 2024

The LGBTQ+ community at HHS is prevalent through a variety of clubs. Living in a more liberal place tends to create a more neutral atmosphere, as most people are either supporting or indifferent, freshman...

First baseman and pitcher Avinash Lohitsa said working on the mental side of the game and communication has helped the team improve.

Varsity baseball off to a hot start

By Andrew Fekete and Aviv Matas April 12, 2024

Varsity baseball has improved significantly since last year, outfielder and pitcher Logan Christianson said. This is largely a result of stronger team chemistry and a larger emphasis on team bonding, he...

“The Other Zoey” is a movie we have all seen at least 10 times before. (Photo from imdb)

‘The Other Zoey’ is predictable, unoriginal

By Aviv Matas December 15, 2023

The 90-minute rom-com “The Other Zoey” was recently made available for viewers to stream on Prime Video – an action I strongly advise against. When the movie begins, we are introduced to Zoey...

 Students should be allowed to use restrooms at any time.

Let’s pass on hall passes

By Aviv Matas December 14, 2023

A big yellow toilet, a ginormous triangle ruler, a Raiders helmet and a stuffed dinosaur: these are all examples of silly hall passes teachers give students so they can go to the restroom. These passes...

A small team of Red Cross members uses a tarp they found on the ground to move the trash to the designated space.

Red Cross hosts trash pick-up at Stevens Creek trail

By Aviv Matas November 1, 2023

This past weekend, 30 Red Cross volunteers set out on a mission: to clean the area around the Yuba Drive entrance of the Stevens Creek trail. Volunteers split into smaller groups to cover sections of the...

Junior Bella Castaneda said despite the importance of senior leadership in sports, in golf, skill level is more valuable.

No seniors, no problem

By Aviv Matas, Kevin Miao, and Annabelle Yip October 20, 2023

In high school sports, seniors are often the players with the most experience, who lead the rest of the team. But, for the girls golf team, this season has brought a significant change: there are no seniors...

Shaurya Prayag crafts dog toys during the Key Club and animal welfare collaboration event.

POV: From community service to self-discovery

By Aviv Matas October 2, 2023

For me, knowing who I am and who I want to be is difficult. I am young and awkward, and there are a lot of things I do not know. So, when I found a passion for working with kids in education by doing community...

Principal Greg Giglio said affirmative action effects will depend on where students are applying to in a panel interview.

From the Supreme Court to FUHSD: affirmative action affects applications

Affirmative action — a policy made in an effort to increase diversity on college campuses, college and career adviser Shay Bellamy said — was ruled out by the Supreme Court on June 29. Bellamy said...

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