Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

FBLA tryouts include writing, speaking and impromptu components to evaluate candidates’ skill levels and potentials, Patel said.

Building a stronger team

By Lindsey Steel and Evelyn Wang November 26, 2022

In the hopes of recruiting new members for their competition teams, Future Business Leaders of America held their annual tryouts from Nov. 14-18 and Nov. 21-22, junior, FBLA officer Saanika Patel said.  FBLA...

Students present their programming projects to the rest of the club. Flappy Fish is one of the projects. It is a remake of the classic Flappy Bird game.

Programming club projects build engagement, necessary teamwork skills

By David Lin and Rajiv Venkatesh November 21, 2022

Programming club implemented projects this year to provide members with a way to connect with other programmers and to improve their coding skills, senior, president Katia Bravo said. Each group has around...

News in a minute

By Erin Loh November 7, 2022

International - Iranian protests continue, highlighting women’s push for freedom Protests in Iran calling for the end of the Islamic Republic have been ongoing for several months after being sparked...

District board candidate Linda Price says she will prioritize family values and transparency if elected.

Board of Trustees candidate Linda Price discusses political, district-level standpoints

By Joss Broward November 5, 2022

Linda Price, a candidate for the FUHSD Board of Trustees, said her primary goal is to make decisions in the best interest of the students. As a Board of Trustees member, Price said she would be able to...

Students prepared for homecoming by decorating floats for the parade

Behind the scenes of Homecoming

By Saira Ahmed, Amber Birrell, and Anushruti Nagarajan October 12, 2022

Students celebrated a childhood movie-themed Homecoming week with elaborate floats, carnival games and class spirit days. Homecoming week took place from Oct. 3-7, concluding with a quad celebration, ASB...

With the return of the school year, technology remains constant in the classrooms.

Exploring modern approaches to learning

The sound of students typing away on their laptops. The low hum of the air conditioning in the background as students work diligently on their online assignments. These sounds drift throughout classrooms...

FUHSD emphasizes teacher retention practices amidst statewide teacher shortage

FUHSD emphasizes teacher retention practices amidst statewide teacher shortage

With the increase of living costs in the Bay Area and stressful school environments, FUHSD has implemented measures to support teachers both economically and mentally. FUHSD’s focus on teacher retention...

NON-STOP NOISE: Renovations of buildings cause noise and obstacles to students and staff.

Construction continues at HHS, fueled by efforts to modernize campus

After facing delays, the A building opened at the beginning of the 2022-23 school year; it was previously under renovation in an effort to modernize HHS. Following the A building, Giglio said the B...

RECAP ADVISORY PRESENTATION: In the final advisory, students watched videos created by the district’s administration.

Final advisory promises strong future

By Brevin Reed May 31, 2022

Recapping all the advisories done in the past school year in addition to covering mental health, the school held its final advisory. Created by HHS’s mental health team and led by FUHSD director of special...

Community moves forward after arrest of influential teacher

Community moves forward after arrest of influential teacher

By Saira Ahmed and Niyatee Jain May 19, 2022

The Sunnyvale Dept. of Public Safety announced the arrest of Anthony Phillips on April 12 for the sexual assault of a student in 2009. Phillips, known by students as Mr. P, was a former teacher at Cupertino...

LOW-STRESS CONFERENCE: Sophomore Pranav Gunhal said South Bay MUN was a great way for officers to experience chairing committees, and for delegates to wrap up the year with a fun, relaxing conference.

Model UN caps off year with conference

By Rajiv Venkatesh May 19, 2022

To provide an enjoyable final experience of the year for members, Model United Nations held a conference at HHS on April 2 to raise funds for the club, director of internal affairs, junior Niyatee Jain...

MASKING THE WORLD: Lets educate students to continue to mask up,

New mask mandates provides students with freedom to make own choices

By Aiko Charon and Raymond Ranbhise March 21, 2022

FUHSD recently released a crucial announcement, stating masks would no longer be required on school grounds. In an email sent to families on March 1, the FUHSD said indoor masking requirements would be...

Load More Stories