Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

A CLUB REVIVAL: With the hard work from officers, BSU brings together members and officers.

BSU makes a comeback with more member involvement

For many years the Black Student Union has struggled with member involvement —  and the beginning of this year was no different. However, that changed after officers placed significant emphasis on...

KNOWING TWO LANGUAGES: the pros and cons of being bilingual.

Hidden aspects of being bilingual

By Chloe Wong May 4, 2022

Language is the doorway to the vast world of culture, expression and communication. Those who are bilingual get to explore twice as much of that vast world, but with it comes some unexpected experiences....

HHS’ Science Bowl team has been on a journey to improve together and now they are passing down their knowledge to others.

The cycle of knowledge

By Rajiv Venkatesh January 31, 2022

When senior Michael Ferolito was a sixth-grader looking at clubs to join for the first time at Sunnyvale Middle School, he said he was instantly drawn to Science Bowl’s welcoming environment and the...

Spikes constructed below bridges is an attack against homeless communities.

Hostile architecture harms homeless community

By Nicole Pimenta Innecco January 2, 2022

I have often sat on public benches and been confused as to why there was a divider installed in the middle of it. It didn’t seem to serve a clear purpose: the bench wasn’t made more useful, comfortable,...

Committee aids community: With the help of NEHS’ committee and the HHS community, the book drive ended as a success, with a total of 60 books donated.

NEHS hosts first book drive to aid readers in need

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno, Ashley Orozco Plata, and Hope Saena December 12, 2021

The National English Honors Society held their first-ever book drive from Nov. 1-12 to involve the HHS community in an effort to provide books to students and communities who may not have access to them,...

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...

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