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 current volleyball team prepares to block the hit from the alumni team. 2007 graduate, alumnus Ryan Dedrick and varsity captain Scott Moore both said playing against each other is rewarding skill-wise.

Boys volleyball alumni play against current players

By Mackie Vu, Catherine Yang, and Veronica Zhao March 4, 2024

Alumni are an integral part of the school community, providing a network of support and experience, varsity boys volleyball head coach Danny Chan said. The annual alumni game — which took place on Feb....

The Jewish Student Union gathers at Homestead Bowl for a fun, outside-of-school social which creates a closer community, president Mai First said.

Building bonds while bowling

By Jonathan Xue February 7, 2024

Multicolored lights illuminate the glistening alley of Homestead Bowl on Jan. 28 as Jewish Student Union members eat food, hurl bowling balls and form connections with each other. Throughout the school...

Hiring more track and field coaches will help athletes in all events succeed, which will bring a better season, athletic director Chris Grossman said.

Leading a final lap

By Nathan Gu February 2, 2024

After a successful cross country season at the beginning of the school year, many runners and athletes from other sports are preparing for the upcoming track season by attending the offseason workouts,...

Psychology club meets for their biweekly general meeting and plays a trivia game.

Clubs drive passion for medicine, wellness among students

By Sanah Arya November 3, 2023

With various science and health clubs on campus, students have the opportunity to develop deeper interests in medicine, wellness and research, Future Physicians of America treasurer Mika Cohen said. Out...

A visit from a loved one can brighten up anyone’s day.

Taking the chance to care

By Ella Chan October 29, 2023

In the chaos of modern life, it is easy to overlook the simple and significant acts of volunteering, especially in nursing homes. However, some of my favorite memories with my mom include visiting the...

Cross country members socialize before a practice.

Running for friends and fun

By Annie Guo, Alicia Liste, and Nicole Kim October 7, 2023

Running countless miles under the blazing sun is not how most students would choose to spend their weekday afternoons. But for the select few that decided to join the cross country team, this tiring routine...

Shaurya Prayag crafts dog toys during the Key Club and animal welfare collaboration event.

POV: From community service to self-discovery

By Aviv Matas October 2, 2023

For me, knowing who I am and who I want to be is difficult. I am young and awkward, and there are a lot of things I do not know. So, when I found a passion for working with kids in education by doing community...

My first time acting outside of school was during drama clubs first murder mystery, where I played Wyleen Black, a reporter for the tabloid newspaper, investigating the affairs of the north and south gangs of Chicago in the roaring 20s. (Photo courtesy of Yenting Lin)

POV: From the eyes of a theater student

By Gabriela Salazar May 22, 2023

In my freshman year, I had the choice of choosing between ceramics or drama for an elective, and I was placed in drama. I was nervous at the idea of performing on stage in front of strangers for the first...

To increase membership, the club holds many events that coordinate with the latest holidays and celebrations.

Being aware of animal welfare

By Ella Chan and Helen Tam April 29, 2023

There are millions of animals that coexist with humans on this planet, sharing homes, farms and even the wild. Those animals can feel emotion, pain, and happiness just like people, which is why the animal...

With complimentary food provided, members watch AYM’s presentation during a Friday lunch.

Shedding light and building community

By Nicole Kim and Mackie Vu April 19, 2023

Sophomore Angelina Cuan said she first learned of Footprints Christian club through her older brother. She joined to build stronger relationships with fellow Christians.  Christianity helps her have...

Softball players see team bonding as a way to improve their performance and enjoy their time on the team

Sweet satisfaction of softball

Ever since Sana Ranganathan was seven years old, softball has been a key part of her life. By age 10, the junior started playing competitively and she has been part of the HHS varsity softball team since...

The differences among us club hosts their Santa smoothie social to raise awareness for different disabilities and form bonds within the school community.

Sharing differences together

By Nicole Kim and Mackie Vu April 12, 2023

With over two thousand high schoolers, HHS has an incredibly diverse spectrum of students, all with different backgrounds, interests and aspirations. The differences among us club celebrates people with...

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