Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Children and parents interact with various club booths at the STEM night.

Inspiring youth in STEM fields

By Sanah Arya February 18, 2024

Science National Honors Society hosts its sixth annual STEM night on Feb. 9. The event was geared towards educating local elementary and middle schoolers about STEM fields, as well as related clubs via...

A volunteer sorts donations at the Goodwill donation drive fundraiser on Jan. 27.

PTSA hosts Goodwill donation drive to fund Grad Night Party

By Alicia Liste February 3, 2024

The PTSA hosted a Goodwill donation drive to help fund the upcoming Grad Night Party from Jan. 27-28, GNP co-chair Nanette Jackson said. The drive raised a total of $2,228.90. The GNP is entirely funded...

Boeing 737 groundings continue as the Federal Aviation Administration undergoes extensive aircraft inspections, according to the FAA website. (Photo from Lindsey Wasson, AP News)

Grounded Boeing planes delay flights home

By Kevin Miao January 31, 2024

The FAA announced a temporary grounding of 171 Boeing 737 MAX 9 planes on Jan. 6, due to an emergency door on Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 blowing off mid-flight, according to the FAA website. Because of...

Classrooms see fewer students due to declining enrollment districtwide.

Students, staff find silver lining in declining enrollment

By Varun Vijay Mani December 18, 2023

Declining enrollment continues across our district, with an expected reduction of approximately 2,000 students over the next five years, according to information from the Citizens Advisory Committee meeting...

News in a minute

News in a minute

By Evelyn Wang December 16, 2023

Local: Assembly bill allows six California cities to install speed cameras Assembly bill  645, introduced by representative Laura Friedman, will allow San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and three Southern...

EL commissioner Thien-Mai Vu hangs up winter formal posters to promote the dance around the school.

All hands on deck

By Annie Guo and Veronica Zhao December 14, 2023

The annual winter formal dance will take place on Jan. 12 at Villa Ragusa, fostering anticipation throughout campus for the event. The dance, open to all grade levels, will offer free drinks and host a...

Lead actress Sonali Wake performs in the fall play with fellow actors, creating a bond between castmates, she said.

Drama club performs first play of school year

By Danielle Feldsher and Elena Shim December 5, 2023

After months of arduous work, drama club performs three shows of their fall play, “A Lighter Shade of Noir,” from Nov. 16-18. The play follows international private detectives who aim to solve a case...

Students connect with and learn about Hinduism through painting diyas.

Creating a thread of culture

By Malar Raguraman December 3, 2023

On Oct. 8, three clubs collaborated at lunch to hold a diya social to raise more awareness about Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, Indopak co-president Sania Khanzode said. It was planned and executed...

Students can be tempted to both use and abuse AI, as there are not yet clear guidelines on the appropriate usage of it in schools, PTSA president Harita Menon said.

‘From threat to opportunity:’ PTSA hosts AI workshop

By Alicia Liste December 2, 2023

The PTSA partnered with the nonprofit organization Challenge Success to host a webinar workshop about AI’s influence on education on Nov. 29, PTSA president Harita Menon said. The workshop, entitled...

Rob Walker, a volunteer for counterfeit prescription pill awareness organization Song for Charlie, speaks about how he lost his son to fentanyl poisoning.

Bringing awareness to the fentanyl crisis

By Alan Ma, Nicole Pimenta Innecco, and Varun Vijay Mani November 6, 2023

The Cupertino Rotary Club and other local organizations, including the FUHS Foundation, partnered on Oct. 18 to organize a fentanyl crisis awareness event.  Fentanyl poses a lethal danger to teenagers...

FBLA officers and members gather for a group picture at the CS project focus meeting and discuss upcoming conference events.

FBLA conference offers valuable insight

By Sanah Arya and Danielle Feldsher October 31, 2023

Kicking off the beginning of a new season, Future Business Leaders of America officers attended the Leadership Development Institute from Oct. 20-22.  Several officer teams attended a series of activities...

Students gather to watch cheer perform during welcome back week.

Senior walk-in moved to homecoming rally

By Saira Ahmed, Nicole Kim, and Rajiv Venkatesh October 6, 2023

The annual welcome back rally was not held this year, and was replaced by a welcome back week. The senior walk-in, usually part of the welcome back rally, will instead be held during the homecoming rally...

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