Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

HOMESTEAD THROUGH THE AGES

HOMESTEAD THROUGH THE AGES

By Erin Loh November 24, 2021

Quad celebration replaces traditional homecoming dance

The annual homecoming dance was substituted this year for the quad celebration in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines. The celebration took place Oct.15 as a precedor for the football game, ASB president...

Is high school easier for older or younger siblings?

By Erin Loh May 24, 2021

Happy National Siblings Day, Homestead! Celebrate all the mustang siblings out there by following Chloe and Desiree Poon, and Daniel and Hannah Wehbeh as they describe what it’s like to experience high...

Disfavor to appreciation: Rereading Bridge to Terabithia allowed me to recognize themes I wasn’t able to when I first read it in elementary school.

The High Flyer: The importance of rereading books

By Erin Loh May 12, 2021

I still remember picking up the book “Bridge to Terabithia” by Katherine Paterson in elementary school. I was bored, had nothing to read, found the title vaguely familiar and saw the Newbery Medal...

Looking back: The absence of pressures, expectations and responsibilities I enjoyed during childhood are things I miss as a high schooler.

The High Flyer: Childhood is over

By Erin Loh April 14, 2021

A few weeks ago while I was cleaning the house with my family, my mom decided to play our old “Steve Songs” CD. “Steve Songs” is my family’s name for an album of children’s songs we used to...

Trapped in schoolwork: Perfecting homework assignments is impossible, and refusing to accept this notion can lead to being trapped in a school life with no personal time.

The High Flyer: Less is more

By Erin Loh February 9, 2021

With a month of 2021 already gone, I’m proud to say I’ve maintained my new year’s resolution of putting less effort into my schoolwork.  Let me explain.   I’ve always been someone who...

At a crossroad: choosing passion over practicality will impact my studies, career and life.

The high flyer: choosing between passion and practicality

By Erin Loh December 20, 2020

I took Java freshman year.  Props to my indecisiveness, choosing Java was the result of a long process of weighing pros and cons, and comparing it with other electives like Art, Writing for Publication...

2020 vision: looking back at an unforgettable year

2020 vision: looking back at an unforgettable year

Remote learning shapes future for education system Students share their opinions on advantages, disadvantages of distance learning As schools transitioned to remote learning, many students, including...

New teachers, administrators join HHS staff

New teachers, administrators join HHS staff

By Lia Klebanov and Erin Loh November 16, 2020

Liz Angel From activities to athletics, to communication and technology and finally to AP exams and leadership, AP Secretary Lizbeth Angel is always juggling a wide variety of tasks.  Angel, a new...

HHS Frontier: students share different forms of artwork created, published through Frontier club

HHS Frontier: students share different forms of artwork created, published through Frontier club

By Erin Loh November 16, 2020

“Art is just a great way to express your inner emotions,” Frontier club co-editor in chief Zoe Li said. “[When] I went through something in freshman year, I felt like I could channel all my anger...

The high flyer: time management during distance learning

The high flyer: time management during distance learning

By Erin Loh November 4, 2020

For me, learning to set personal time management goals has been incredibly important during distance learning. With this year’s reduced extracurriculars and lightened workloads, I thought I would...

Staff work together to improve equity

Staff work together to improve equity

By Nika Bondar, Madhavi Karthik, and Erin Loh October 2, 2020

The murder of George Floyd on May 25 generated waves of self assessment that impacted every community in the United States, including HHS.  Teachers are now required to attend seminars and re-evaluate...

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