Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Library encourages reading, students reading books for a chance to win gift cards.

HHS library introduces new spring reading program

By Nitya Kashyap and Elaine Huang May 11, 2021

For the first time in HHS history, the library hosted a spring reading program this year, library media specialist Shannon Vakili said in a Zoom interview. According to the HHS weekly bulletin email sent...

Senior Van Pham talks about the unique qualities of the Japanese language.

AP Japanese students’ journeys to fluency

By Elaine Huang January 19, 2021

Japanese is an East Asian language spoken by millions around the world. As a part of the FUHSD graduation requirements, students have the option to choose to take Japanese to fulfill their language credit.  Yu-Cheng...

From my POV: Family is never lost

From my POV: Family is never lost

By Elaine Huang April 29, 2020

Family is most commonly defined as a group of people united by the ties of marriage, blood or adoption. When one talks about their family, it usually consists of their spouse, parents, children or siblings....

FBLA hosts meetings in the new space opening up the foldable wall between rooms I1 and I2.

New building opens up new opportunities for FBLA

By Elaine Huang January 8, 2020

Future Business Leaders of America, or FBLA, is an educational association for middle school and high school students to learn more about the free enterprise system. FBLA is one of the most popular...

Coach recalls journey through tennis

Coach recalls journey through tennis

By Elaine Huang October 30, 2019

JV girls and boys tennis Coach Edmond Kwong said he has been interested in tennis  since he was in high school, and has been able to continue his passion for the sport through an unexpected coaching position.  “I...

Former student arrested with loaded weapon

By Miya Liu, with additional reporting by Saanvi Thakur, Shreya Partha and Elaine Huang September 24, 2019

FUHSD staff, parents and students received an email on Sept. 19 stating that a current HHS student had received threatening messages on social media from a student at San Jose State University. The...

HHS’ student to counselor ratio is above average nationally but lower in California.

Guidance department prepares students for college

By Elaine Huang, Jane Park, Leila Salam, Renee Wang, and Allen Zhang September 9, 2019

Students are well aware of the pressures in Silicon Valley surrounding college acceptances. According to the district website, HHS has a 93 percent college-going rate. This puts Homestead well above the...

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