Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Process of finals adapts to hybrid learning

By Jack Xu June 3, 2021

As the school year draws to a close, finals are right around the corner. Finals will span over two weeks, from May 24 to June 3 due to the hybrid learning format. There will be adjustments to the schedule...

Freshmen on HHS sports

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno and Hope Saena May 29, 2021

With almost an entire year of virtual learning, freshmen have barely gotten a taste of the in-person high school experience. Sports allowed some freshmen to feel closer to HHS while others were expecting...

A different celebration during an unusual time

By Jack Xu May 10, 2021

Whenever people talk about the holiday season, the most common festivals referenced are celebrations such as Christmas or Thanksgiving, but right around the corner, as another year goes by, Lunar New Year...

The bell game: The final score for this year’s bell game was, 34-10, Homestead.

The battle of the bell: a years-old rivalry between HHS and FHS

By Ashley Orozco and Xochitl Neely May 10, 2021

The battle of the bell is a well-known game between the Homestead and rival school Fremont. This match is one of the most important games of the season because the winning team gets to keep a bell, which...

Students from nearby school districts joining the competition in 2019 at Oddfellow's 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,...

The Epitaph’s guide to school reopening

By Allen Zhang April 17, 2021

Mustangs! If you’re going to school for hybrid learning, this guide is for you! The Epitaph has compiled all the steps you must take before the first day of class on Monday, April 19.    Learn...

Enrollment continues to decline, adjustments throughout the district have been made to assure staff job security

Enrollment continues to decline, adjustments throughout the district have been made to assure staff job security

By Nika Bondar and Sahil Venkatesan April 8, 2021

Following the locally widespread trend in declining enrollment, the FUHSD population will lose a total of  300-400 students in the upcoming academic year, with HHS losing 76 students, FUHSD director of...

Meeting up with others can have dire consequences and affect people even outside of the group.

COVID-19 is closer than it may seem

By Christine Kim March 2, 2021

We all know someone who has been hanging out with friends, traveling around or generally just living life unaffected by COVID-19. We can see plenty of examples on social media, or maybe discreetly we have...

After months of SAT cancellations, students prepare for what might be their last chance to take an SAT before submitting applications to colleges.

Administration prepares to host November SAT amidst pandemic

By Sahil Venkatesan November 2, 2020

The statewide cancellation of SAT administrations across California led FUHSD district administrators to offer the SAT at every school in the district this coming Saturday, Nov. 7, FUHSD coordinator of...

Teri Hannigan and Anthony Nguyen are the newest additions to the Mustang staff.

HHS welcomes new dean, two new assistant principals

By Naomi Baron July 15, 2020

With the new school year approaching, HHS welcomes one new dean, Anthony Nguyen, and two new assistant principals, Terri Hannigan and Geoff Wright, to the administration team. Anthony Nguyen Anthony...

Alex Harris (12) makes a jump shot at the CHS game on Jan. 10.

Varsity boys basketball ends season with CCS qualification

By Allen Zhang March 12, 2020

Varsity boys basketball ended their regular season with a record of 14-10, allowing them to qualify for CCS.  Although the basketball team experienced great success, players agree there is room for...

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