Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Colorguard runs off the field after the pregame show and keeps spirits high throughout Friday night football games

Pleasing the crowd

By Manya Girivasan and Veronica Zhao October 31, 2022

One of the more unconventional sports offered at HHS is colorguard, involving endurance, teamwork and artistic vision. It includes a variety of skills, like dancing, flagwork, spinning sabers or rifles,...

STRESSFUL STUDENT EXPECTATIONS: Teenagers are faced with unrealistic standards when choosing a career path.

Career culture adds unnecessary stress

By Veronica Zhao October 29, 2022

Instead of enjoying their fleeting childhood, teens are now faced with an impending reality--choosing a career. According to Counseling Today, career choice is a significant stressor during the development...

Playing water polo has been a valuable life experience that has helped her become part of a community, Vambenepe said.

Persevering through difficulties in the pool

By Keshav Kumar, Evelyn Wang, Faith Watters, and Veronica Zhao October 5, 2022

For many high school athletes, playing a sport involves more than practice and games. For girls varsity water polo player, senior Elise Vambenepe, it means a strong community and personal fulfillment.  Vambenepe...

Perseverance, Endurance, Fulfillment; Marching Band works long hours to create new field show

There’s no place like home

By Manya Girivasan and Veronica Zhao September 19, 2022

The sun beats down relentlessly on the burning turf.  “Reset!” John Burn calls from the press box. For a second, chaos erupts on the field, as band members scramble into a different formation. The...

A new beginning, a bittersweet end

A new beginning, a bittersweet end

Mirabelle Brathwaite:  Just a few months ago, freshman Mirabelle Brathwaite stood along with the rest of her class in front of staff and family, graduating from Sunnyvale Middle School. Fast forward...

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