Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

mxmtoon and Chloe Moriondo captivate the audeince with their vocals, instrumentals, and visual effects

mxmtoon’ shares her growth, fosters community with ”rising: the tour”

By Nicole Pimenta Innecco and Dan Penalosa May 21, 2022

Blue. Green. Purple. All these brilliant colors illuminated the stage of the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco when I got to watch Maia perform. Known on stage as mxmtoon, she is famed for her breakout...

Forte dance showcase

Forte dance showcase

By Dan Penalosa, Hope Saena , and Esmeralda Villalobos Soriano February 15, 2022

Leah’s solo Since the West Coast Elite (WCE) competition where senior Leah Jang received 7th place in soloist performances, she said she has made improvements to her solo for future competitions,...

The SRO contract should not be passed because it will potentially put students of color in danger.

SRO contract must be terminated

By Joss Broward and Dan Penalosa January 2, 2022

Recently, the FUHSD board has been trying to renew and expand the school resource officer contract. SRO’s are police officers who patrol schools and under the new district-proposed contract, these officers...

JOURNALISM PRESS CONFERENCE: Superintendent Polly Bove answers questions about the future of advisories and how the district plans to educate students about social injustices.

Students, administration reflect on advisory

FUHSD developed an advisory class to educate students on social justice issues and other relevant educational topics for the 2020 school year. After a year of advisories, students and staff are reflecting...

For The Trend: On social media, activist movements are overshadowed by symbolic actions, cookie-cutter infographics, and unhelpful posts. These movements are co-opted by corporations and politicians until they’re no longer deemed trendy, at which point they are killed off.

Performative activism does more harm than good

By Dan Penalosa September 10, 2021

Performative activism encompasses a variety of intentions and actors. From misguided people with good intentions, those only “woke” for the clout it brings, to corporations who are only in it for the...

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