The Epitaph

Dress code for athletes draws differing opinions

By Gianella Ordonez and Batool Al-Jabiry

October 8, 2018

HHS athletes are not allowed to run without a shirt, sparking debate amongst some male runners who do not agree with the rule as they do not feel it applies to all sports. The enforcement of the rule began last year when former athletic director Lisa Nakamatsu had to come and speak to the cross cou...

HHS Cribs Episode 1: Mr. Schmidt

By Batool Al-Jabiry and Nicole Fuller

September 25, 2018

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...

The ‘Old’ Weeknd is back

The ‘Old’ Weeknd is back

By Batool Al-Jabiry

April 12, 2018

The enigmatic R&B singer Abel Tesfaye, or more popularly known as The Weeknd, is notorious for producing songs that have an alluring, soft and sensual sound. His songs carry an abundance of references to sex, drugs and other NSFW topics. He’s also popular for showing a reserved and mysteriou...

Special Episode: March For Our Lives

April 11, 2018

Former WEA officer speaks about abusive relationships

By Batool Al-Jabiry

March 23, 2018

Women's Empowerment Ambassadors (WEA) hosted a meeting at lunch on Thursday, March 15 with a former club officer, Tingyee Chang. Chang is a junior at the University of Southern California and is currently studying public policy. She chose to discuss this topic, she said, because of a roommate who had recently got...

Humans of Homestead Profile: Victoria Gibbs

By Batool Al Jabiry and Nicole Fuller

February 17, 2018

Kim’s night to remember

Kim’s night to remember

By Batool Al-Jabiry

January 17, 2018

The girl's varsity basketball team hosted “Kim Night” in memory of the honorable Kimberly Nuestro on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. A small table was set up in the student center with Kim’s basketball jersey, flowers and pictures of her. Blue and gold paper streamers decorated the entranceway of the gym. The b...

Humans of Homestead: November 2017 edition

By Batool Al-Jabiry and Nicole Fuller

November 8, 2017


Students unite against bullying

By Batool Al-Jabiry

October 27, 2017

To celebrate National Bullying Prevention Month, students participated in the second annual Unity Day at HHS. Students and staff were encouraged to wear orange to school to spread the message of support, hope and unity. The event started as a way to unite against bullying and for acceptance. PAC...

Senior Sunset Photo Gallery

By Eden Pollitt, Batool Al-Jabiry

September 30, 2017