The Epitaph

Guidance Student Services first of many future construction projects

Guidance Student Services first of many future construction projects

By Jacqueline Beaufore, Emily Choi, Shruti Magesh and Saanvi Thakur

September 12, 2019

With the construction of the I-Hub — a center with 10 classrooms for engineering, business, art and computer programming classes — now complete, a new construction project near the original D-building has commenced. The new project will be the Guidance Student Services building (GSS), which will house the...

Science Olympiad dishes on competitions

By Shruti Magesh

June 5, 2019

Science Olympiad participates in a variety of competitions throughout the year. The competitions are comprised of participation in a variety of events.   “For science olympiad, there are many different events. There’s two teams for our club. Each team has different events and basica...

BMUN tackles social and humanitarian issues

By Shruti Magesh

April 3, 2019

T he Berkeley Model United Nations Conference is a large conference that consisted of hundreds of people, each making up different committees.  It took place from February 28 to March 3.   The three-day-long conference, looked into social and humanitarian issues and topics included t...

MUN East Bay Conference provides perspective

By Shruti Magesh

March 27, 2019

Model UN’s East Bay Conference, which took place from Dec 1-2, provides a plethora of opportunity to learn about various topics, for members of the club. The conference itself, discussed various topics related to the United Nations. “There a few committees which each talk about a differen...

Math Club nurtures appreciation for math through fun activities

Math Club nurtures appreciation for math through fun activities

By Shruti Magesh

March 27, 2019

M ath Club allows for the development of certain math skills and allows students to explore the branches of math through contests, guest speakers, college tournaments, and the continuous practice of exercising one’s brain. “Math Club is an exciting club where members get to explore the different...

Mock Trial allows students to explore the field of law

By Shruti Magesh

January 8, 2019

M ock trial works to educate students on the law, through real-life trial simulations and other preparations. “Mock trial deals closely with the law aspects of trial and also deals closely with thinking on your feet,” Katie Rizkalla, Co-Vice President of Mock Trial, said. Mock trial members work to devel...

The inner workings of Speech and Debate

By Shruti Magesh

January 8, 2019

H HS Speech and Debate allows everyone to participate in tournaments, distinguishing levels of skill by the Junior Varsity and Varsity teams. Each competition is structured in a specific way and requires a specific skill set from the competitors. HHS Debate currently has two teams, Lincoln-Doug...

Model United Nations prepares members for upcoming conferences

By Shruti Magesh

January 8, 2019

H HS Model United Nations is a debate club, where each student competitor represents a delegate from a country and creates a resolution that addresses the respective country’s issue, after debate. Model United Nations values the skill of cooperation in its members, as it is crucial to be able to ...

Mock Trial allows students to explore the field of law

By Shruti Magesh

December 8, 2018

M ock trial works to educate students on the law, through real-life trial simulations and other preparations. “Mock trial deals closely with the law aspects of trial and also deals closely with thinking on your feet,” Katie Rizkalla, Co-Vice President of Mock Trial, said. Mock trial me...

A very Homestead Halloween

By Katelynn Ngo and Shruti Magesh

October 30, 2018

Typically, people go trick-or-treating for Halloween. Children and adults alike dress up, candy is distributed and people seek the thrills they’ve been waiting for all season long. However, the best of Halloween activities lies in more unconventional ways. Some people choose to celebrate Halloween wi...

FBLA takes first place at NLC

FBLA takes first place at NLC

By Shruti Magesh and Katelynn Ngo

September 1, 2018

HHS Future Business Leaders of America, or FBLA, received top national ranking at the 2018 National Leadership Conference, or NLC.   Comprehensively, HHS FBLA earned 144 points, with North View High School trailing behind 123 points, according to a press release issued by the club.  ...