Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Sullivan said one of the things he loves about teaching is working with students and getting them to enjoy math as much as he does.

Math teacher Sean Sullivan leaves HHS in search of new experiences

By Nitya Kashyap June 3, 2021

As all things come to an end, Algebra 1 teacher Sean Sullivan will be leaving HHS next year to embark on a new career path. “I’m leaving because I don't want to have any regrets in my life,” Sullivan...

Students transitioning from distance learning to in-person

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno and Yukari E. Zapata June 3, 2021

For many students such as junior Sebastian Segovia, in-person learning has been nothing but beneficial. From the consistent social interactions to help understand materials to having much easier access...

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...

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...

A different celebration during an unusual time

By Jack Xu May 10, 2021

Whenever people talk about the holiday season, the most common festivals referenced are celebrations such as Christmas or Thanksgiving, but right around the corner, as another year goes by, Lunar New Year...

Sophomore Andria Cao feels optimistic about next year despite her hardships.

Getting candid about connections with Cao

By Christine Kim May 6, 2021

Sophomore Andria Cao said in a Zoom interview that over the year of online classes, she lost touch with her friends, interests and “disconnected.”  “Distance learning has really made me feel...

HHS CRIBS: Maker Space

By Miya Liu April 28, 2021

Richard Porticos gives a tour of his room, home to tools and equipment that promote creativity and innovation.

Combat Asian Hate

Combat Asian Hate

By Amber Birrell and Ritaja Subrahmanya April 26, 2021

Sign this petition that asks elected officials to address the systemic racism and address the needs of affected communities.  This site provides various resources to educate yourself and be part...

FBLA’s PwB project educates students through business partnerships

By Hope Saena and Jack Xu April 25, 2021

Launching in the beginning of the school year, FBLA’s Partnership with Business project began its efforts to enhance student entrepreneurship by partnering with real-life businesses, partner with business...

Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

By Madhavi Karthik April 21, 2021

Click the image to check out The Epitaph’s tips to celebrate Earth Day  

 Virtual spring showcase: Krew practicing for a showcase that will premiere early in April.

KREW making up for lost time

By Ashley Orozco and Xochitl Neely April 21, 2021

KREW, a subgroup of the Korean Student Association club in which members learn K-pop dances and perform at rallies, will be participating in a spring virtual showcase with schools all around California,...

REFUGE FOR STUDENTS: Tabletop club serves as an opportunity for students to destress and enjoy various board games.

Quarantine is the perfect opportunity to set up a virtual game night

By Alyssa Zimmerman April 20, 2021

Board games can be a perfect way to spend time with friends. Their engaging structure can be the perfect opportunity for new acquaintances to get to know each other or for age-old friends to spend time...

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