The Epitaph

Cultural, religious clubs create sense of community

By Dexter Tatsukawa

May 13, 2019


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, LIFESTYLES

Clubs provide students with a way to meet new people through shared interest. Through their nature, clubs create a sense of community among members. For many students, this sense of community is one of the draws of clubs. Junior Lior Kishinevsky’s membership in the French National Honor Society w...

Boys Varsity Tennis Recap

By Dexter Tatsukawa, Patrick Yu

May 3, 2019


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, MULTIMEDIA, Patrick Yu, Videos

https://youtu.be/kSP2IMPd_H8

“Five Feet Apart" has good concept, poor execution

By Dexter Tatsukawa and Pranavi Abburi

April 30, 2019


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, Pranavi Abburi

The romantic drama “Five Feet Apart” directed by Justin Baldoni has the framework of a deeply engaging plot but is unfortunately dragged down by its writing. The movie follows the story of Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse), two patients who both have cystic fibrosis. The d...

French club cooks breakfast for staff

French club cooks breakfast for staff

By Dexter Tatsukawa

March 26, 2019


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T he school’s staff put a lot of effort into their work. On March 13, French National Honor Society cooked a crepe breakfast for the staff to show their appreciation for their effort. The event, hosted in the cafeteria, served crepes with various toppings and welcomed staff to grab a plate. FNH...

Do students feel welcome?

By Pranavi Abburi and Dexter Tatsukawa

March 17, 2019


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, LIFESTYLES, Pranavi Abburi

As students are an integral part of any school, schools do their best to ensure they feel safe and welcomed during their experience. Student advocate Steve Schmidt is part of the staff that makes sure students feel comfortable on campus. “I want everyone to feel comfortable and not stressed,“...

National Chinese Honor Society hosts New Year festivities

National Chinese Honor Society hosts New Year festivities

By Dexter Tatsukawa

March 6, 2019


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, LIFESTYLES

National Chinese Honor Society hosted a celebration of the recent Chinese New Year. The event featured a variety of informative quizzes, Chinese music and crafts designed to help start the new year on a good note. NCHS member and junior Emily Yao explained the main aspects of the Chinese New Year be...

Japanese culture celebrated with karaoke social at CHS

Japanese culture celebrated with karaoke social at CHS

By Dexter Tatsukawa

December 14, 2018


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, NEWS, Showcase

S ong filled CHS’s cafeteria this Nov. 30. The school hosted an annual karaoke social which featured performances of songs sung exclusively in Japanese by students and teachers. The event brought together students and teachers from all over the district to watch and compete in a friendly two-hour ...

Japanese Honor Society hosts annual karaoke social

By Dexter Tatsukawa

December 4, 2018


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, LIFESTYLES

Students flocked to CHS's cafeteria on November 30 to sing Japanese songs and watch the performances in Japanese National Honor Society's annual karaoke social. Photos by Dexter Tatsukawa.

Footprints club performs hymns

Footprints club performs hymns

By Dexter Tatsukawa

November 7, 2018


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, LIFESTYLES

A Christian hymn starts up in the classroom, students listen with rapt attention. This is Footprints. Footprints  is a Christian club where students can practice worship through methods such as the singing of hymns. Junior Jiyong Shim is part of Footprint’s praise team, the group tasked with perf...

Junior Prateek Anand dances in KREW for second year

By Dexter Tatsukawa

October 12, 2018


Filed under Dexter Tatsukawa, LIFESTYLES

J unior Prateek Anand carefully observes the instructor’s movements before springing into action and replicating them himself. Anand is practicing for KREW, the Korean Student Association’s K-pop dance group. “[KREW] dance[s] to numerous different K-pop songs,” said Anand, “So they normally do around four perfo...