The Epitaph

2016-2017 Staff

Natalie Owsley

This is Mrs. Owsley’s tenth year at Homestead and her sixth year advising the journalism program. As...

Aishwarya Jayadeep

Aishwarya, in her third year on staff and her last year at HHS, is one of the editors in chief of The ...

Aarya Gupta

Aarya Gupta — a third year Epistaffer — is currently a rising senior at Homestead High School and...

Anze Hao

Anze is a senior and second-year Epitaph reporter. Most of the time, he is either doing homework or practicing...

Claire Torii

Claire is the Senior Multimedia Editor and this is her third year on the Epitaph staff. In her senio...

Daniel Chung

Daniel is in his second year of journalism and he hopes to enjoy it. He joined journalism because he...

Elinda Xiao

Elinda Xiao has dedicated approximately 76% of her high school career to "The Epitaph," and is very enthusiastic...

Era Goel

Era is a senior at Homestead, and this is her second year on staff. When she isn't hiking with her dog...

Hana Baig

This is Hana’s third year on the Epitaph staff, and she is currently one of the Senior Lifestyles Ed...

Izzy La Rue

Izzy is The Epitaph's Senior Sports Editor, and is on HHS's football team. He was born in Mountain View,...

Jeffrey Yang

Jeffrey is a senior and this is his second year as a reporter on the Epitaph staff.  His greatest interests...

Katelyn Pan

Katelyn Pan has been a reporter for three years and the Epitaph’s business manager for two. An admitted bo...

Katie Fung

This is Katie Fung’s third year as a reporter for The Epitaph, and she couldn’t be any happier! ...

Kira Garlick

Kira Garlick is an Editor-in-Chief and has been reporting for 3 years. She is passionate about environmental...

Lily Hartenstein

This is Lily's second year on the Epistaff, and her first as a editor. Journalism is easily her favorite...

Ryan Ng Newman

This is Ryan's second year being apart of the Epitaph staff. She is Senior Design editor for the 2017-2018...

Tara Sohal

Tara is currently a senior and has expressed her passion for Journalism in being a dedicated member of...

Thomas Denome

Thomas is one of the Editors-in-Chief of The Epitaph, and is in his fourth year on the staff. A copy edito...

Brittany Prock

Brittany Prock is a senior at Homestead and this is her third year on staff. She also plays softball...

Desmond Kamas

Desmond is the design co-editor of the newspaper, and makes sure there is a balance between consistency...

Gabriella Mrozowski

Gabby is the Senior News Editor and second year Epistaffer. When she's not writing politically-fueled columns and adding ...

Katie Snell

Katie Snell is a junior at Homestead and a first-year reporter on the Epitaph. When she is not working...

Michael Huang

Michael is entering his third year on staff. As the senior sports editor, Michael enjoys writing, editin...

Noor Baig

Noor is a senior and third year staffer, and is excited - as well as bittersweet - about her final year...

Rachel Hildebrand

Rachel is excited for her fourth and final year on the Epitaph staff. She was Sports Editor her sophomore...

Raven Bautista

This is Raven’s second year with the epitaph and first year as design editor. Raven enjoys desig...

Shauli Bar-On

Shauli is has been with The Epitaph staff since his sophomore year. As the previous Opinion editor, he...