Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Therapy and other mental health care options should be seen as preventative measures, rather than options when a worsening mental health gets uncontrollable.

POV: the blurred line between being a hypocrite and being authentic

By Shreya Partha December 27, 2021

When I tell people  I am an advocate for mental health and spread the message of seeking help through various organizations, the reaction I receive has been pretty similar — their eyes widen a fraction,...

Students in AP Physics 1 perform a lab to learn about collisions and momentum.

Labs and COVID-19: the impact on student learning

By Naomi Baron and Olivia Shen December 14, 2021

During the shift to online learning, COVID-19 forced science teachers to shift gears and alter the way that they teach science. Many facets of education were heavily impacted, science included, chemistry...

NIKKI AND FRIENDS: Nikki Liu and her friends pose in front of rally decorations.

Inside school and out: Nikki Liu talks leadership, ASB, and everything in between

By Harshitha Vijayakumar December 10, 2021

If an HHS student were to ask which fellow Mustang is in charge of helping the school run smoothly and working with the administration to make change happen, they would most certainly be pointed to the...

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What matters in the long end

By Christine Kim December 10, 2021

We live on a floating rock. This concept, although not quite applicable to all problems, is a refreshing reminder to step back and realize what actually matters in the grand scheme of things. Life is so...

ELD provides a stepping stone to success

By Chloe Wong December 10, 2021

Moving to another country in the prime of your teenage years comes with obstacles not everyone can handle on their own. ELD is a class that allows students to learn English and quickly adapt to the cultures...

An Investment in Pride

By Joss Broward December 10, 2021

The power of a book is anything but negligible. They have the ability to inspire, validate and change minds. For members of the LGBTQ community, queer literature has not often been easily attainable. The...

Balanced senior year stresses and college applications

By Yukari E. Hernandez December 10, 2021

When it comes to graduating seniors, there are many things these upperclassmen have to do in order to prepare for both graduation and adulthood. There are senior pictures to take, caps and gowns to order...

Top 10 ways to get an A+ on ur finals

By Raymond Ranbhise December 9, 2021

With every tick of the clock, the most miserable part of the year approaches. As finals come closer, here are the top 10 ways to do well on your finals so your grade doesn’t fall right below an A.  ...

HOLIDAY CLASS BONDING: ELD spends quality time together to celebrate Thanksgiving.

ELD provides a stepping stone to success

By Chloe Wong December 9, 2021

Moving to another country in the prime of your teenage years comes with obstacles not everyone can handle on their own. ELD is a class that allows students to learn English and quickly adapt to the cultures...

VACCINE SPARKS DISAGREEMENT: The COVID-19 Vaccine has been a source of much debate and speculation since it’s first distributions a year ago in December of 2020.

California becomes the first state to mandate vaccines for K-12 students

By Nicole Pimenta Innecco December 7, 2021

In times where the very prospect of staying in school is a luxury, California takes another step towards keeping students in classrooms with the announcement of the first-in-the-nation vaccine mandate...

Learning crepe techniques: Members took turns making their own crepes and topping them off with a variety of toppings.

French club’s sweet social

The sweet scent of crepes and the sound of laughter from members playing games in the room can mean only one thing — French club’s crepe making social has begun.  HHS French club in collaboration...

 DEVELOPING NECESSARY SKILLS: Walch builds her communication skills by attending to an order over the phone, at the bakery she works at, Sugar Butter Flour.

Leading with Knowledge

By Harshitha Vijayakumar November 30, 2021

Many students would consider themselves to be overachievers in their academics. Still, there are a few students who seem to go above and beyond, juggling their studies and extracurriculars on top of a...

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