Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Sophomore Elisa Floyd participated in Job Shadow Day.

Looking back on Job Shadow Day

By Nicole Kim November 30, 2021

Students looking to immerse themselves in a profession of their interest were given the opportunity to do so in the PTSA Job Shadow Day Program that occured Nov. 11-14. Parent volunteers hosted virtual...

SATURDAY MORNING COLLECTION: members of the Homestead community drop off canned foods, peanut butter and other non-perishable food items.

PTSA, ASB organize food drive, distribution

By Nicole Kim November 13, 2021

Members of the PTSA and ASB partnered up to host a canned food and other necessities drive to give back to the community Nov. 1-5. This event brought students an opportunity to give back to the community...

Quad celebration replaces traditional homecoming dance

The annual homecoming dance was substituted this year for the quad celebration in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines. The celebration took place Oct.15 as a precedor for the football game, ASB president...

Smoke from wildfires has worsened air quality in the Bay Area, forcing changes to Homesteads campus routines.

Impact of climate change felt at Homestead through local wildfires

By Keshav Kumar October 11, 2021

Poor air quality caused by California wildfires has prompted HHS administration to cancel sports practices, postpone outdoor events and revamp classroom ventilation systems.  Wildfires have devastated...

FUHSD has implemented a variety of procedures for the grade conversion process.

FUHSD adapts learning recovery options for students

As school reopens, a variety of learning recovery options have been introduced for students whose grades were affected by distance learning during the 2020-2021 school year.  FUHSD implemented these...

JOURNALISM PRESS CONFERENCE: Superintendent Polly Bove answers questions about the future of advisories and how the district plans to educate students about social injustices.

Students, administration reflect on advisory

FUHSD developed an advisory class to educate students on social justice issues and other relevant educational topics for the 2020 school year. After a year of advisories, students and staff are reflecting...

New, alternate learning options for 2021-2022 school year

New, alternate learning options for 2021-2022 school year

For many, the incoming school year brings many students back to in-person instruction. However, following State Assembly Bill 130, some students may choose to continue the virtual format. State Assembly...

Q&A: Next step for advisory

Q&A: Next step for advisory

By Christine Kim August 27, 2021

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Process of finals adapts to hybrid learning

By Jack Xu June 3, 2021

As the school year draws to a close, finals are right around the corner. Finals will span over two weeks, from May 24 to June 3 due to the hybrid learning format. There will be adjustments to the schedule...

COLLEGES REQUIRE VACCINE: more and more colleges are requiring the covid vaccine for in person students

It’s fair that colleges require covid vaccines in order to come in person

By Raymond Ranbhise June 3, 2021

With the ongoing pandemic, over 100 colleges across the country are requiring students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine before arriving on campus in the fall, sparking much debate.  More and more universities...

News in a Minute

News in a Minute

By Madhavi Karthik June 2, 2021

Local: Current pandemic status allows California to reopen in June California is set to reopen completely on June 15, according to ABC News. All businesses — including bars, retail stores and...

Even though theyve never met in person, Zoe Del Vecchio and Sarah Yun worked together well, placing in their Public Forum Novice event.

Speech and debate finishes virtual year strong in final tournament

By Miya Liu May 24, 2021

Five students from the speech and debate club competed in the Silicon Valley Urban Debate League (SVUDL) Spring Invitational on April 10 and 11. HHS was just one of the 76 institutions from across the...

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