Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

The bell game: The final score for this year’s bell game was, 34-10, Homestead.

The battle of the bell: a years-old rivalry between HHS and FHS

By Ashley Orozco and Xochitl Neely May 10, 2021

The battle of the bell is a well-known game between the Homestead and rival school Fremont. This match is one of the most important games of the season because the winning team gets to keep a bell, which...

 Virtual spring showcase: Krew practicing for a showcase that will premiere early in April.

KREW making up for lost time

By Ashley Orozco and Xochitl Neely April 21, 2021

KREW, a subgroup of the Korean Student Association club in which members learn K-pop dances and perform at rallies, will be participating in a spring virtual showcase with schools all around California,...

Self-care

Self-care

By Madhavi Karthik and Lia Klebanov March 16, 2021

Students alleviate struggles during pandemic through art, self-care During the pandemic, many have struggled with their mental health and with learning how to cope with new challenges. According to the...

 Japanese club hosts tutoring sessions to help members with their workloads

Japanese club through multiple eyes

By Xochitl Neely and Ashley Orozco February 13, 2021

Homestead offers many ethnic clubs, all so different. Yet, overall, they all serve the same purpose in different ways. Japanese club is an optional addition to the Japanese class for students who want...

Echoes of the past

By Madhavi Karthik and Xochitl Neely January 21, 2021

Unprofessional to fashion trend cont. By Xochitl Neely Other than hairstyles, waist beads because they became a trend and people wore it as a fashion accessory without knowing the true history behind...

With limited options ethinc clubs are improvising new methods to attract student participation

Ethnic clubs struggling to engage with students

By Xochitl Neely and Ashley Orozco November 4, 2020

Keeping students connected has been one of the biggest obstacles during online learning. While clubs give students the opportunity to see and talk to Kther students, they still face a set of problems regarding...

History teacher Andrea Yee plays with her kids in the extra time given by distance learning.

‘You can’t keep everyone else warm by setting yourself on fire’

With the sudden and dramatic shift from in-person to remote learning, teachers have risen to the challenge and quickly adapted to online learning. However, issues arise for teachers who are also parents,...

School looks very different from what it used to be six months ago, as online learning brings its own set of challenges.

Teachers rise with creativity in the face of adversity

The pandemic has changed the way education works, moving the focus from in-person instruction to online learning. Because of this, teachers have needed to do plenty of restructuring, both in terms of curriculum...

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