Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

SATURDAY MORNING COLLECTION: members of the Homestead community drop off canned foods, peanut butter and other non-perishable food items.

PTSA, ASB organize food drive, distribution

By Nicole Kim November 13, 2021

Members of the PTSA and ASB partnered up to host a canned food and other necessities drive to give back to the community Nov. 1-5. This event brought students an opportunity to give back to the community...

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...

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,...

Multicultural week is reformed for a virtual medium

Multicultural week is reformed for a virtual medium

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno March 23, 2021

In previous years, Homestead’s Multicultural Week, planned by ASB’s EL (English Learner) commissioners, included activities and performances from cultural clubs as well as a fashion show where students...

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...

 On June 5, crowds gathered in Los Altos to protest the killing of George Floyd. HHS students, including Indhu Chandra, were in attendance.

The new war: equality for all

By Karuna Chandran, Ritaja Subrahmanya June 30, 2020

To protest the killing of George Floyd, HHS students, including rising junior Indhu Chandra, attended a gathering in Los Altos on June 5. “I think it’s good that people are making this [movement...

Staying connected during isolation in the digital age.

Suffering in silence: lack of human interaction has detrimental effects

By Karuna Chandran April 22, 2020

“... I am currently in isolation. It is not pleasant," 55-year-old Alison Cameron said in a BBC news article. Cameron had tested positive for COVID-19 on March 9. "At the heart of it I feel like...

Resources, financial aid offered to small businesses, community during COVID-19

Resources, financial aid offered to small businesses, community during COVID-19

By Madhavi Karthik and Shruti Magesh April 8, 2020

Many small businesses have been seeing a drop in customers and profits and must use their personal savings to pay their loans amidst COVID-19, according to The Guardian.  As a result, cities across...

Family: a myriad of meanings

Family: a myriad of meanings

By Ritaja Subrahmanya April 8, 2020

Human beings need connection. The connections formed from friendships and community often evolve into something else: a family. However, a family can be so much more than the traditional definition.  “Family...

Wins, losses aside, girls soccer focuses on sisterhood, community

By Katelynn Ngo February 27, 2020

At the beginning of every single halftime during a soccer game, junior Jackie Khuong — who plays defense — and junior Abby O’Neill — who plays center mid, perform a handshake. If they don’t do...

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