Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Enrollment continues to decline, adjustments throughout the district have been made to assure staff job security

Enrollment continues to decline, adjustments throughout the district have been made to assure staff job security

By Nika Bondar and Sahil Venkatesan April 8, 2021

Following the locally widespread trend in declining enrollment, the FUHSD population will lose a total of  300-400 students in the upcoming academic year, with HHS losing 76 students, FUHSD director of...

Reopening update

By Nika Bondar March 11, 2021

Coming soon... See Nika Bondar's Instagram post about reopening here!

Members of the football team participated in fall fitness and conditioning last year.

Athletics cleared to start practices, conditioning

By Nitya Kashyap February 4, 2021

H HS athletics finally started season one practices on Tuesday, Feb. 2, according to an email sent to staff by assistant principal Brian Dong. While the county is still in the purple tier, the email...

Staff work together to improve equity

Staff work together to improve equity

By Nika Bondar, Madhavi Karthik, and Erin Loh October 2, 2020

The murder of George Floyd on May 25 generated waves of self assessment that impacted every community in the United States, including HHS.  Teachers are now required to attend seminars and re-evaluate...

Food pickup happens in the horseshoe, and IDs are not required to receive a meal. Administration asks that families do not linger on campus to eat the food, and that they simply grab the meals and go.

District provides complimentary breakfast, lunch to community members, students amidst school closures

By Nika Bondar and Shruti Magesh March 19, 2020

During the school closures as a result of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the district will continue to provide complimentary meals for students and community members, according to an email from FUHSD.  The...

Your summer opportunities

Your summer opportunities

By Nika Bondar February 13, 2020

Improved College Now

Improved College Now

By Nika Bondar December 18, 2019

Parental affection is communicated in a variety of languages tailored to the parents’ culture, values and experiences. Sometimes, speaking the language might not be enough, because the true meaning lies between the lines.

Perfect parents: the role culture plays on parenting methods

By Nika Bondar December 18, 2019

A s I watched my younger brother completely misinterpret the lyrics of an old Russian song, I found myself wishing that we could have stayed in the Ukraine for just a little longer. That way, he would...

China trade war impacts

By Nika Bondar December 13, 2019

T he infamous tariff tug-of-war between the U.S. and China debilitated global economy growth, with IHS Markit Global Link Model projecting the years of  2019 and 2020 as being only two percent away...

Senior Alexa Maletis was recruited to several colleges to play soccer.

Varsity girls soccer players showcase various athletic backgrounds

By Nika Bondar December 2, 2019

Experienced players in  sports often come with a background in other athletic fields. The girls varsity soccer team has multiple players who have achieved high levels of proficiency in other sports in...

What builds success for girls water polo

What builds success for girls water polo

By Nika Bondar November 6, 2019

F ollowing the path to success, one must first step over countless number of failures. For girls water polo, maintaining emotional stability is important not only during the game itself, but also throughout...

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