The Epitaph

A new tradition has risen

A new tradition has risen

By Cameron Logie

October 27, 2015

Students of the Class of 2016 had a great time Oct. 9 at the first senior sunrise at HHS. Seniors woke up at around 6 a.m. to attend the event that began at 6:30 a.m. While students waited for the sun to rise, they participated in a variety of activities that included talking with friends, tossing ...

The new (inter)face of Programming Club

The new (inter)face of Programming Club

By Nicole Nobre

October 26, 2015

HHS has had several tech icons pass through its halls, including Apple founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Senior Amrita Venkatraman is similarly contributing her computing influence to the school by becoming the first female Programming Club president since its creation in 2011. Venkatraman was intro...

Fashion update: 2015 fall trends

Fashion update: 2015 fall trends

By Karla Agudelo

October 23, 2015

According to the teenage beauty magazine, Seventeen, 2015 fall trends include: cropped sweatshirts, statement tee, sweatshirt t-shirt, draped cardigans and rugged anoraks. “I think about cozy knit sweater, leggings, scarves, boots,” junior Janette Santiago replied about what 2015 fall trends...

Students fashionably showcase individuality

Students fashionably showcase individuality

By Zainab Islam

October 17, 2015

While the average high school students opt for the classics, hoodies and sweats, after the  the first few weeks of school, sophomore Yuzu Ido and seniors Jillian Trinh, Miles Crawford and Sophia Beliaev are some of the fashionable exceptions. Despite their notably different styles - Ido and Tr...

In the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety we trust

October 17, 2015

Even with recent reports of police brutality nationwide, students living in Sunnyvale still trust the local police department. For senior Nicolle Ayon Campos, upholding her trust in the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety is no difficult feat as she believes the media over-sensationalizes the frequen...

Taking high school at college

Taking high school at college

By Desmond Kamas, Reporter

October 8, 2015

High school can be difficult.  Although most students are fine with curriculum and class selection, for some the traditional system doesn’t work.  Fortunately, they have middle college.     Middle college is a partnership between FUHSD and De Anza Community College that allows students to sp...

Vallco, the ghost mall with boundless potential

Vallco, the ghost mall with boundless potential

By Jacob Jiao, Reporter

October 3, 2015

With Vallco in the hands of a new owner, one can only hope that major renovations will rejuvenate the mall.

EL Ambassador’s Program connects Homestead students

EL Ambassador’s Program connects Homestead students

By Odette Wang, Reporter

September 28, 2015

The English Language Development (ELD) department recently kicked off the Ambassador’s Program, a yearlong activity that connects EL students with student mentors. The program, which meets weekly during Tuesday tutorials, aims to help EL students with the social and communicational aspects of high sc...