The Epitaph

‘Ready or Not’ enjoyable but unremarkable

By Dexter Tatsukawa

September 20, 2019

Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s horror/thriller movie “Ready or Not” is an enjoyable experience, but not one worth rewatching. The film begins with the wedding of the couple Grace (Samara Weaving) and Alex Le Domas (Mark O’Brien) and follows Grace as she is introduced to Alex...

Mustangs lose to Mountain View in season opener, but come back to slaughter SSFHS in game 2

By Dexter Tatsukawa

September 12, 2019

Varsity football opened the season against the Mountain View High School Spartans in a game on Friday, Aug. 30. The game concluded with the Mustangs losing 35-7, with Harold Rucker III scoring HHS's only touchdown during the third quarter. Before the game, coach Milo Lewis knew Mountain View’s skill w...

National bike to school day promotes healthy, safe transit

By Dexter Tatsukawa

June 5, 2019

C elebrations for National Bike to School Day swept the nation’s schools on May 8. As the name implies, the national day prompts people to get to school by bike over other forms of transportation. At Homestead, much of the event was organized by the school’s Safe Routes to School team, a parent, teacher, and student group ded...

Cultural, religious clubs create sense of community

By Dexter Tatsukawa

May 13, 2019

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...

Sushi Social attracts fans of Japanese cuisine

By Dexter Tatsukawa

May 10, 2019

Food is a major part of every culture’s identity. In keeping with that theme, the Japanese National Honor Society hosted a sushi social on May 10 to teach students how to make Japanese food. JNHS member, sophomore Erin Su, said most JNHS socials tend to share a lot in common. “A lot of our...

Boys Varsity Tennis Recap

By Dexter Tatsukawa, Patrick Yu

May 3, 2019

“Five Feet Apart” has good concept, poor execution

By Dexter Tatsukawa and Pranavi Abburi

April 30, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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.