Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

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...

English and drama teacher Alana Caires said she believes theater has the power to bring out a different side of people and to tell important stories in an enjoyable way.

‘Total drama geek’: Alana Caires takes the stage as new drama teacher

English teacher Alana Caires said she began her acting journey in elementary school, performing in a musical production of “Hansel and Gretel.” Now, that journey has come full circle as she takes over...

Catcher, junior Emma Sundland said she hopes to move up to varsity next year and change to another position, such as shortstop or outfield.

JV softball reflects on progress, looks to future after difficult season

By Lindsey Steel, Rajiv Venkatesh, and Faith Watters May 18, 2023

JV softball started their season off strong last year, winning nine of their first 10 games. However, after instrumental players began quitting to focus on school work, the team struggled to replicate...

Windian team practices for their upcoming performances during multicultural week and at Sapnay.

Windian team whirls back following year-long hiatus

By Brevin Reed and Rajiv Venkatesh April 21, 2023

Indopak’s senior team, also known as the Windian team, is making its return this year with an all-new group of choreographers and performers. The team plans to perform at brunch during multicultural...

At STEM night, Rao said the club hoped to make neuroscience fun through activities such as matching a series of brains to their respective animals and putting the human brain together one lobe at a time.

Kickstarting the brain: juniors start neuroscience club

By David Lin and Rajiv Venkatesh March 22, 2023

Neuroscience club held its first-ever meeting on Feb. 17 with the goal of educating members about opportunities in the field. Co-president Mahi Patel said she and her fellow co-president, junior Cecilia...

Senior, co-software lead Justin Hwang said the team’s 9-1 record in qualifying rounds gave them the right to choose the other teams in their alliances, groups of three teams that compete together. HHS’ position as alliance leader makes its historic victory even more impressive, Hwang said.

Robotics brings home the win

By David Lin and Rajiv Venkatesh December 13, 2022

As the final scores of the three-day CalGames robotics competition were announced on Oct. 9, HHS robotics stampeded down the bleachers to receive their trophy. Team members screamed and embraced each other...

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...

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