Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Though they do not have an extensive discography, Vallis Alps makes every single one of their songs perfect.

Underrated Artists: Vallis Alps creates versatile, innovative melodies

By Saira Ahmed March 8, 2023

I associate artists with specific aesthetics or landscapes, usually because I listen to different artists and genres based on where I am and what I am doing. If I am doing homework, I listen to chill,...

As a newly reactivated club, badminton club has seen increased student attendance at open gyms.

New blood revives badminton club

By Annabelle Yip February 28, 2023

The sound of badminton rackets and chatter fill the large gym, as the badminton club hosts an open gym. However, this would not have been the case just a few months ago.  At the beginning of the school...

Based on a survey of 210 responses, 51% of HHS students report having transportation issues due to the storm.

It’s raining cats and dogs

By Anderson Picone, Mackie Vu, and Veronica Zhao February 15, 2023

Breaking a long period of dryness, storms across California caused flood warnings for 90% of Californians in early January, prompting President Joe Biden to declare them a "major disaster," according to...

At their latest general meeting, Key Club decided to take a different approach and have members play a competition game, Angelina Kwan said.

The key to Key club

By Anderson Picone February 13, 2023

I’ve heard several people raving about Key club, but for almost two years I had no idea what anyone really did there. Turns out Key club is a community service club that has volunteer opportunities integrated...

 Callahan performs at the annual HHS forte dance showcase and competition.

The start of something new

By Anushruti Nagarajan February 10, 2023

As 2023 begins, many recollect on their progress of previous goals and look forward to the new beginning. For Equestriettes officer, Madelyn Callahan, the junior said she feels New Year’s is all about...

Lou said his goals for the season include placing at CCS.

Standing his ground

By Saira Ahmed, Rajiv Venkatesh, and Mackie Vu February 8, 2023

Wrestling continuously challenges its players to improve their moves and themselves. In this Q&A with The Epitaph, team captain, junior Colin Lou shares his experiences with the sport, and why he decided...

With a paintbrush in hand, participants paint the pot for the succulents they get to bring home and foster.

Building bridges between art, science

By Nicole Kim and Mackie Vu February 7, 2023

On a busy Friday afternoon, members from Greens Ops and National Art Honor Society assembled to paint pots for the succulents they will get to take home and take care of. The collaboration event between...

“Pokemon: Scarlet and Violet” rides off the success of the series’ other entries for profit, yet is the most unpolished game yet.

‘Pokemon: Scarlet and Violet’ reaps what it does not sow

By Faith Watters February 7, 2023

Pokemon: a name that is associated with friendship, nostalgia and far too many electric mice. Throughout its almost thirty years of existence, it has grown a substantial following with an estimated revenue...

Heaton has brought about much change to social science at HHS.

Christy Heaton leaves a lasting impact on government and economics at HHS

By Parth Dhaulakhandi January 20, 2023

With a summer job turning into a long-lasting career, AP government and economics teacher Christy Heaton said her journey to finding her teaching passion has been one of great self-discovery.  “When...

The family-centered themes of holiday movies offer messages for all.

Sweater weather sagas

By Erin Loh January 12, 2023

My taste in movies is more mellow than most people’s. I like action and adventure movies if they have relatable characters and enticing plots, but I would never watch a horror movie. That’s what makes...

Coaches received a 2.7 percent raise in stipends for the 2022-2023 school year.

Coaches to receive first stipend raise in 6 years

By Harshitha Vijayakumar December 21, 2022

FUHSD coaches will receive a long-awaited increase in their stipend salaries for the 2022-2023 school year for the first time in 6 years. Principal Greg Giglio said that the wait was a result of the...

Students have fun learning and playing traditional French board games.

Board game bonding

By Brian Ling December 20, 2022

While entertainment is becoming increasingly digitized, the French National Honor Society decided on going a more traditional route for their first social of the year: a board game event where students...

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