The Epitaph

Messiness is the new objective

By Andrea Boyn

January 31, 2018

If scrambling to find last night's homework assignment in a sea of old crumpled paper seems familiar, or it has become normal to have a room that looks like a tornado has just passed through it, then one might consider themselves a student hoarder. Since the beginning of a student’s school career...

Denae Nurnberg describes her path to HHS

By Anze Hao

January 30, 2018

Assistant Principal Denae Nurnberg was born in the Santa Clara Valley and grew up going to schools in the Campbell Union School District. “There was a lot of open land when I was growing up, orchards,” Nurnberg said. “The tree next to [State Route 85] was where I used to hang out all the time...

Seniors, listen up!

Seniors, listen up!

By Avalon Allen

January 29, 2018

Seniors have only one more high school semester to deal with. College applications are finished and students are spending time with friends and family before they leave. In just a few months, they will be walking across the stage with their diplomas in hand, ready to take on college and adulthood. D...

More than a place for books

More than a place for books

By Leiyonee Bosé

January 26, 2018

The library is available as a work space, resource and a place to hang out. It is usually easily accessible and available to all students as a resource, including printing, using the computers and using the textbooks. The library is largely used as a place to get work done. The computers are especia...

FBLA Recycling Drive encourages greener campus

By Katelyn Pan

January 24, 2018

Future Business Leaders of America has broadened their business-centric focus to include greener pursuits.  Community service project leaders Shelby Jennett and Abby Shamelashvili held a recycling drive on Dec. 16, 2017 to decrease the effects of plastic pollution in the Bay. “We’re tryin...

From my POV: Rose Parade

By Leiyonee Bosé

January 17, 2018

Hearts racing, we waited on the streets in the cold. In just a few minutes, we would step onto Colorado Boulevard. Waiting for us would be thousands of pedestrians and millions of viewers watching from their TV sets. It has been over a year since the band directors first announced that the marching...

Lia Pinelli’s life before HHS

Lia Pinelli’s life before HHS

By Anze Hao

January 8, 2018

Dean Lia Pinelli was born in Pacifica, California and grew up in San Francisco. Because she was born to an Italian-American family, Pinelli said she grew up eating a lot of pasta. “I was born in my house, not in a hospital, not on accident. [My mom] purposely chose that,” Pinelli said. Pinelli went to hi...

Spotlight: Speech and Debate Club

Spotlight: Speech and Debate Club

By Laurel Schmidt and Jacqueline Beaufore

January 3, 2018

  Public speaking is a tricky thing to master. Thankfully, there are clubs created to help students with speaking such as Speech and Debate Club. This club helps others improve their public speaking skills and gives opportunities to compete against other schools. Speech and Debate club has ...

Steven Puccinelli fulfills dreams and aspirations

Steven Puccinelli fulfills dreams and aspirations

By Anze Hao

December 9, 2017

Dean Steven Puccinelli was born in Silver Spring, Maryland and moved to Cupertino, California when he was two years old. He said he grew up locally in the Bay Area, attending Collins Elementary School, Hyde Middle School and Cupertino High School before moving on to college at California Polytechnic ...

From animals to officework: Tricia Goulet describes her challenges

From animals to officework: Tricia Goulet describes her challenges

By Anze Hao

December 9, 2017

In her childhood years, Executive Assistant Tricia Goulet said the environment she was born into was drastically different to how it is now. “I grew up here and lived my whole life in the same city until I graduated from high school,” Goulet said. “Back then, there were orchards and we, as kids...

UIC brings community to school in the Bay

UIC brings community to school in the Bay

By Andrea Sun

December 8, 2017

Within almost every school in the Bay Area, there is a Christian Club. Often overlooked and even criticized, Christian clubs are not the first choice for a community on campus. Because of that, many events that they hold pass by students’ eyes. At HHS, Footprints Christian Club aims to spread comm...