Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Despite injured athletes, the varsity boys water polo team has improved their scores and playing style, senior Alex Snook Manchon said.

Splashing into a new season

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo, Brevin Reed, and Lindsey Steel October 29, 2022

Having to tread water for over half an hour while dodging aggressive opponents, water polo players must combine strength, endurance and speed in their intense games, junior, boys varsity water polo co-captain...

Athletes face uncertainty as new bell schedule cuts into practice time

With the new California mandate pushing back high school start times across the state, many student athletes are uncertain about its effects on their games, practice and academics. HHS tries to work...

 IMPROVEMENT FROM PRACTICE: Beginning her running career in middle school, Tarkington said she has since beaten her best mile time on several occasions.

Seniors stick with sports

By Brevin Reed May 31, 2022

Throughout the entirety of high school, students are offered a wide variety of sports to play, ranging from swimming and diving to golf and soccer. While some students choose to vary the sports they play,...

RECAP ADVISORY PRESENTATION: In the final advisory, students watched videos created by the district’s administration.

Final advisory promises strong future

By Brevin Reed May 31, 2022

Recapping all the advisories done in the past school year in addition to covering mental health, the school held its final advisory. Created by HHS’s mental health team and led by FUHSD director of special...

MORE COMFORTABLE SETTING: Kunz said she surrounds herself with people who embrace her for who she is.

Anti-semitism advisory scratches the surface of prejudice against Jews

By Brevin Reed April 30, 2022

HHS has covered a multitude of topics in their advisories this year, ranging from mental health to Black History Month to gratitude. As part of their latest May advisory, the administration decided...

Working out with weights

By Amber Birrell, Brevin Reed March 10, 2022

STUDENT LED ACTIVITY: In the most recent advisory, student facilitators were used to spark discussion.

Students become involved in advisory creation

By Brevin Reed February 8, 2022

Advisory has become part students’ monthly routine, teaching a variety of topics ranging from diversity to expressing gratitude. Therefore, when the advisory planned for Jan. 11 was postponed, it left...

PREPARING FOR CCS: Faith Watters practices her form during a match, which she says needs some improvement.

Varsity girls tennis team keeps up momentum mid-season

By Leila Salam, Zeinab Rakhshandehroo, and Brevin Reed November 6, 2021

Varsity girls tennis is continuing to push through their season as they begin to look ahead to the upcoming Central Coast Section finals. While they are still currently in the middle of the season, the...

Diversifying Advisory Creation: To show that sexual assault is a district-wide effort, Pranay Mamileti, a senior at Lynbrook High, gathered opinions and information from a variety of sources, but missed the key problem.

Sexual assault advisory fails to address core issues of harassment

By Brevin Reed November 4, 2021

HHS hosted its second advisory of the year during tutorial on Oct. 12, where teachers showed students a slideshow in addition to a video. The topic of this advisory was sexual assault and Title IX,...

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