Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Self-learning through club: Junior Arielle Turullols has learned about her background by being apart of Spanish club.

Passing on the Knowledge: Spanish club president works to bring a sense of community

When junior Arielle Turullols joined the Spanish club, also known as the Spanish National Honor Society for students in Spanish 3 or higher, she did not realize how much she would learn about herself and...

Drive for success: Marina Ong shares her experiences as the president of the French club.

President of the French club breaks down her experiences

Walking into the French club, there’s always a fun atmosphere with students eager to learn about France through food centered activities led by the president of the French club, senior Marina Ong.  Ong...

Underrepresented clubs deserve greater recognition

By Nina Vasquez Cruz and Esmeralda Villalobos Soriano December 22, 2021

Our campus is home to a diverse collection of clubs. With the variety of options available, students are bound to discover one that suits their personal interests. Many of these organizations are dedicated...

ABSENCE OF PARTICIPATION: BSU officers hope to make their club known by spreading their message around campus.

BSU looks to make a comeback with member involvement

Clubs often face a variety of problems when returning back to school, but BSU has had the same problem for years — member involvement. When vice president, junior Xochitl Neely walks into the room and...

Students from nearby school districts joining the competition in 2019 at Oddfellows Lounge.

Esports club: a community more than just video games

By Jack Xu May 10, 2021

Esports is a form of video game-based sports competition. Senior Justin Truong and juniors William Meng and Jay Paek created the esports club on campus to build a community for students with common interests. “Previously,...

Second annual Night of Service held virtually

Second annual Night of Service held virtually

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno April 24, 2021

Interact club held its second annual Night of Service event to collaborate with other service clubs including CSF, red cross and cancer society, on March 19. Senior Sean Malani, interact club co-president,...

 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...

TRIUMPH OVER OBSTACLES: The Wilderness Adventurers Club finds a way to enjoy the outdoors despite health concerns through a socially distant walk.

Wilderness Adventurers Club encourages students to experience world around them

By Alyssa Zimmerman January 13, 2021

The Wilderness Adventurers Club encourages students to go outside and respect nature. “I don't know what each person is dealing with,” senior Sammie Shenon, WAC president, said. “I know that mental...

Co-President, Samantha Sung proudly represents Key Club in her attire.

Interact, Key Club offer more than just volunteerism

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno January 8, 2021

Service clubs, such as Interact and Key club raise students to be compassionate, active, and self-aware members of the community. Co-president of Homestead’s Key club, senior Samantha Sung said the club...

Science for Change wants to emphasize the importance of community service during the pandemic

Science for Change members create 1000 paper cranes project

By Evelyn Solis December 6, 2020

Co-presidents of Science for Change Kiarra Ning and Steven Lefaive started the "1000 Paper Crane Project" as an asynchronous community service event. The project, Ning said, is inspired by the non-fiction...

Although many clubs are struggling with the number of members attending their meeting, the robotics club is satisfied and happy with their turnout.

Robotics club: still thriving during distance learning

By Evelyn Solis November 20, 2020

In a typical year, the robotics team would have held business and mechanical programming workshops as well as a recap competition in the first semester, while in the second semester they would begin the...

Service clubs find new ways to accomplish goals

Service clubs find new ways to accomplish goals

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno November 16, 2020

Due to COVID-19, many restrictions have been implemented to prevent large groups from forming together in person, according to Santa Clara County Public Health. As a result, service clubs, such as Red...

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