The Epitaph

Girls tennis optimistic for new season despite loss of graduated players

Sophomore Thien Ni Vu works hard at practice, preparing for this season's upcoming schedule of games.

By Katelynn Ngo

September 12, 2019

This year, more than half the players on the girls tennis team are new, JV tennis coach and photography teacher Edmond Kwong said. Nevertheless, Kwong said he has high hopes for the season. “It’s always fun to see what the new players can bring to the team and what type of team chemistry w...

Coach Bridges moves to varsity

Junior Emma Tommasi blocks a shot during a practice.

By Naomi Baron

September 9, 2019

Water polo coach Haley Bridges will be moving from coaching the JV team to the varsity team for the 2019-2020 season. The previous varsity coach, Heather Bonvechio, who teaches in the resource department, is taking the season off due to maternity leave, Bridges said. Bridges previously assisted Bonvechio i...

Carlos Gonzalez fights for his goals

By Andrea Boyn and Laurel Schmidt

May 9, 2019

T he sports that HHS students participate in are not limited to the ones offered by the school. Senior Carlos Gonzalez has been boxing for over six years now however he started out doing muay thai and kickboxing. “My parents wanted me and my siblings to do some sort of self defense,” Go...

Sports Soundbites: Girls Softball Recap

By Hana Baig

April 3, 2019

Varsity boys volleyball team aims to keep high profile

Hitter Seth Markley (12) jumps up for a kill

By Emily Choi

March 4, 2019

The boys varsity volleyball team kicked off the spring season with a scrimmage against Saratoga the Friday before winter break. The team graduated two major players, their first string senior setter Josh Bokholt and senior outside hitter John Weisner. From the sidelines it is clear the team is still ...

How Rachel Nozaki fell in love with dance

Nozaki’s favorite types of dance are hip-hop and contemporary. 
Photo courtesy of Rachel Nozaki.

By Steven Lefaive

January 6, 2019

Sophomore Rachel Nozaki loves to dance. She has been moving her feet for the past 12 years and does not intend on stopping anytime soon. Nozaki was born in New Jersey, and moved to California in 7th grade. Even though she does not dance with the Equestriettes, Nozaki has been on a competitive dance te...

Fierce Fhockey Females

By Eden Pollitt, Senior Design Editor

October 20, 2018

Dress code for athletes draws differing opinions

By Gianella Ordonez and Batool Al-Jabiry

October 8, 2018

HHS athletes are not allowed to run without a shirt, sparking debate amongst some male runners who do not agree with the rule as they do not feel it applies to all sports. The enforcement of the rule began last year when former athletic director Lisa Nakamatsu had to come and speak to the cross cou...

Varsity Football: Los Gatos vs. HHS

By Claire Torii

September 28, 2018