Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Pursuing alternative education methods, experiences after high school

Pursuing alternative education methods, experiences after high school

By Yukari E. Hernandez October 4, 2021

As senior Gabriel Ochoa was thinking about what he wanted to do after graduation, the idea of skipping college all together and following his dream of living and working in Hollywood came to mind, but...

Girls Varsity Tennis Goals

Girls Varsity Tennis’ Goals

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Influencers are not responsible for speaking on behalf of social injustices

Influencers are not responsible for speaking on behalf of social injustices

By Yukari E. Zapata September 24, 2021

Over the past few years, I’ve noticed the rates of “cancelled” influencers spike dramatically. While some of the reasons for cancellation are understandable, some other reasons are just ridiculous...

Lifting school spirit through the annual Welcome Back rally

By Jack Xu, Mae Richardson, Christine Kim, and Yukari E. Zapata September 10, 2021

For the past year and a half,  school events have functioned in a limited capacity considering most large student-populated events have been online.  Therefore, the annual Welcome Back rally was purposefully...

Students transitioning from distance learning to in-person

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno and Yukari E. Zapata June 3, 2021

For many students such as junior Sebastian Segovia, in-person learning has been nothing but beneficial. From the consistent social interactions to help understand materials to having much easier access...

For Niki, the album tells a tale about her childhood and growing up, through the eyes of a childs imagination

‘Moonchild’ depicts tale of growing up

By Yukari E. Zapata November 4, 2020

Nicole Zenfanya, professionally known as Niki, is a 21-year-old Indonesian singer, songwriter and record producer. Niki released her third music album “Moonchild” on  Sept. 10. Although the album...

The brain can do amazing things, but keep in mind that the brain is as strong as you are when it comes to stress.

Home life, online school only pile on to preexisting stress

By Yukari E. Zapata June 15, 2020

For many students, attending school is an anxiety- and stress-filled experience that gets more difficult as assignments and work start piling up.  However, once schools shut down, one main concern was...

MEMES IN MEDIA: Many issuing topics in the news media such as COVID-19 aren’t taken seriously due to joke making and disrespectful remarks.

Memes represent gateways to humor, toxicity in modern culture

By Nitya Kashyap and Yukari E. Zapata April 25, 2020

Memes: one of the most used forms of communication and expression for students, according to The Student View. Memes can be used in many forms of communication as well as an expression of thoughts...

The boys varsity basketball team brings great effort to the court for their final game.

Seniors say farewell to high school basketball

By Yukari E. Zapata March 9, 2020

For the senior varsity basketball players, Feb. 12 marked the last high school game they will ever play.  Senior night is a time where players and their families come together to celebrate their...

New dreamworks movie shines a new light on animated Chinese movies

Abominable’s rise through cultural influences

By Yukari E. Zapata November 8, 2019

A bominable, a movie set in Beijing, China, surrounds the idea of finding yourself. The film stars actress Chloe Bennet playing the main protagonist, Yi. Albert Tsai stars as Peng, Yi’s close...

JNHS is one of many clubs that hold fundraising and volunteering in our community.

A closer look into JNHS

By Yukari E. Zapata November 8, 2019

H omestead is one of many schools in our district known for its diversity. One of the ways this diversity is shown is through the many language classes one can take.  Aside from their individual...

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