Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

The Daydreamer

By Karuna Chandran October 27, 2021

My name is Karuna Chandran. It's a statement that is refreshing and simply therapeutic to say.  Most people, myself included, pronounce my first name the Americanized way: [kah-roo-nah]. It is simple,...

New clubs at hhs

New clubs at hhs

By Saira Ahmed and Karuna Chandran September 24, 2021

Click the image to check out Epitaph's New Clubs At HHS

A Year With COVID-19

A Year With COVID-19

Click here to see the full story! One year ago today, HHS students received an email stating that schools were going to be closed for the next three weeks. Thoughts of having an unexpected...

Space to Create: a collection of inspirational home workspaces

Space to Create: a collection of inspirational home workspaces

By Raymond Ranbhise and Jack Xu October 29, 2020

Coping with COVID-19: HHS students share organizational tips. Click on the following images to see their purposes and the thought behind their positioning! “It's tough to stay focused during these...

Behind the Screens: What happens in an HHS classroom

By Karuna Chandran and Raymond Ranbhise October 23, 2020

Special thanks to the actors: Meghna Krishnan, Andria Xu, Elise Vambenepe, Raymond Ranbhise, Karuna Chandran, and Asha LaManque

History teacher Andrea Yee plays with her kids in the extra time given by distance learning.

‘You can’t keep everyone else warm by setting yourself on fire’

With the sudden and dramatic shift from in-person to remote learning, teachers have risen to the challenge and quickly adapted to online learning. However, issues arise for teachers who are also parents,...

School looks very different from what it used to be six months ago, as online learning brings its own set of challenges.

Teachers rise with creativity in the face of adversity

The pandemic has changed the way education works, moving the focus from in-person instruction to online learning. Because of this, teachers have needed to do plenty of restructuring, both in terms of curriculum...

 On June 5, crowds gathered in Los Altos to protest the killing of George Floyd. HHS students, including Indhu Chandra, were in attendance.

The new war: equality for all

By Karuna Chandran, Ritaja Subrahmanya June 30, 2020

To protest the killing of George Floyd, HHS students, including rising junior Indhu Chandra, attended a gathering in Los Altos on June 5. “I think it’s good that people are making this [movement...

Summer travel is almost at a standstill, as the world is dealing with a global-scale pandemic.

Adapting to a new type of summer vacation

By Karuna Chandran and Lia Klebanov June 30, 2020

COVID-19 has caused many students to completely change their initial summer plans. To adapt to the situation at hand, several programs popular with high school students have shifted online. Sophomore...

Social distancing regulations have prevented HOP commissioners from planning an in-person HOP day like in previous years.

HOP forced to go online

By Karuna Chandran and Leila Salam June 30, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, incoming freshmen will attend a virtual Homestead Orientation Program (HOP) for the first time in HHS history. HOP commissioners Olivia Lee (12) and Bobby Gorelick (11)...

Trying new things can be a positive distraction from being at home constantly.

Students and staff use their free time to pick up new hobbies

By Karuna Chandran and Madhavi Karthik April 29, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreaks can be stress-inducing for many people, according to the CDC. However, according to the Australian Government Department of Health, learning a new hobby can offset this stress and...

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