Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

LESSONS FROM GOLF: Guidi said playing golf has taught him to be patient with himself.

From self-taught to team member: varsity golf player shares his perspective

By Erin Loh and Madhavi Karthik May 21, 2022

Before becoming a member of the varsity boys golf team, junior Nick Guidi said he learned golf through less conventional methods: instead of attending private lessons and learning from coaches, Guidi said...

FOSTERING TEENAGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Starting a business at a young age can provide a high reward for low risk.

The perks of starting a business

By Niyatee Jain May 21, 2022

Formulating a new business concept is always an impressive feat as entrepreneurs must come up with unique ideas to intrigue consumers. However, starting a business in high school is even more remarkable,...

mxmtoon and Chloe Moriondo captivate the audeince with their vocals, instrumentals, and visual effects

mxmtoon’ shares her growth, fosters community with ”rising: the tour”

By Nicole Pimenta Innecco and Dan Penalosa May 21, 2022

Blue. Green. Purple. All these brilliant lights illuminated the stage of the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco when I got to watch Maia perform. Known on stage as mxmtoon, she is famed for her breakout...

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...

The beef between Antoan Richardson and Mike Shildt shows whats wrong with baseball.

Raymond Rants

By Raymond Ranbhise May 19, 2022

On April 12, the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 13-2. While this would be nothing out of the ordinary, this game caused a lot of controversy because the Giants broke an unwritten rule to...

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...

TAKING THE SHOT: MacDonald said he is excited to continue next season.

Putting individually, succeeding as a team

By Leila Salam and Jack Xu May 17, 2022

At the ripe age of seven, freshman Anthony MacDonald had his first experience with the sport of golf, something that eventually led to him competing in tournaments. MacDonald said he was drawn to golf...

IMPROVING WHILE ADAPTING: As a new player on the varsity volleyball team, sophomore Siu said he adjusted to the new environment by giving his all on the court.

Serving for success

By Aiko Charon, Niyatee Jain, and Harshitha Vijayakumar May 15, 2022

Being on a new team can be a daunting experience due to athletes constantly being pushed out of their comfort zone in order to achieve greatness. However, for others such as varsity outside hitter, sophomore...

PIXAR’S NEW FILM: Studio releases a heartwarming film on growing up with family and social expectations.

‘Turning Red’ speaks on the difficulties students face

By Chloe Wong and Aiko Charon May 10, 2022

While Pixar is not necessarily known for deep movies, Pixar’s new movie, “Turning Red,” brings many firsts into the industry. “Turning Red” is an animated comedy about a joyful, talented and...

A COMEDIC TWIST: “The Skywalker Saga” keeps the same story as in the movies while adding humorous jokes in the scenes.

LEGO Star Wars franchise reaches new heights with ‘Skywalker Saga’

By Raymond Ranbhise May 10, 2022

After many delays, “LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga” is finally here and it does not disappoint. The long-anticipated game has a few flaws, but overall the game is incredibly fun to play and well...

KNOWING TWO LANGUAGES: the pros and cons of being bilingual.

Hidden aspects of being bilingual

By Chloe Wong May 4, 2022

Language is the doorway to the vast world of culture, expression and communication. Those who are bilingual get to explore twice as much of that vast world, but with it comes some unexpected experiences....

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