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FBLA officers and members gather for a group picture at the CS project focus meeting and discuss upcoming conference events.

FBLA conference offers valuable insight

By Sanah Arya and Danielle Feldsher October 31, 2023

Kicking off the beginning of a new season, Future Business Leaders of America officers attended the Leadership Development Institute from Oct. 20-22.  Several officer teams attended a series of activities...

Students gather to watch cheer perform during welcome back week.

Senior walk-in moved to homecoming rally

By Saira Ahmed, Nicole Kim, and Rajiv Venkatesh October 6, 2023

The annual welcome back rally was not held this year, and was replaced by a welcome back week. The senior walk-in, usually part of the welcome back rally, will instead be held during the homecoming rally...

Once I reframed mentorship as a two-way street and an opportunity for mutual growth, I was able to make the impact I wanted and develop as a leader.

The Daydreamer

By Karuna Chandran May 3, 2023

When part of a collaborative class such as journalism, I am simultaneously a mentor and mentee all of the time. It is a role that constantly shifts and evolves as I learn to take inspiration from my peers...

Leadership focuses class on inclusivity and anti-racism

By Naomi Baron and Shreya Partha May 30, 2022

The leadership elective within HHS is known by many, but little is known about how the class is run and what occurs within the class on a day to day. Contrary to what one might think, leadership students...

ON THE COURT: Faith Yin and her teammates demonstrate their teamwork abilities in a game.

Leadership on, off the court

By Harshitha Vijayakumar January 2, 2022

Leadership is a trait that comes with experience, and senior Faith Yin has had a lot of experience on and off the basketball court. Yin said she has played basketball for 10 years now, starting in elementary...

NIKKI AND FRIENDS: Nikki Liu and her friends pose in front of rally decorations.

Inside school and out: Nikki Liu talks leadership, ASB, and everything in between

By Harshitha Vijayakumar December 10, 2021

If an HHS student were to ask which fellow Mustang is in charge of helping the school run smoothly and working with the administration to make change happen, they would most certainly be pointed to the...

 DEVELOPING NECESSARY SKILLS: Walch builds her communication skills by attending to an order over the phone, at the bakery she works at, Sugar Butter Flour.

Leading with Knowledge

By Harshitha Vijayakumar November 30, 2021

Many students would consider themselves to be overachievers in their academics. Still, there are a few students who seem to go above and beyond, juggling their studies and extracurriculars on top of a...

ASB Cabinet 2021-2022

By Madhavi Karthik and Ritaja Subrahmanya April 28, 2021

Minnie Karki ASB social manager elect, junior Minnie Karki said in a Zoom interview that she is excited to foster school spirit as students begin the transition to in-person school. She said she...

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...

Leadership is planning to have a gender neutral homecoming court this year as opposed to having a king and queen. The change has been made to increase inclusivity and decide titles regardless of gender.

2020 Homecoming timeline

By Leila Salam December 9, 2020

Virtual aloha rally 2020: student, leadership reactions

Virtual aloha rally 2020: student, leadership reactions

Students eagerly looked forward to their first virtual rally and all were pleasantly surprised with how well it turned out. Listen to their expectations and highlights of the rally, as well as the behind...

Leadership to plan alternatives to in person events, spread positivity

Leadership to plan alternatives to in person events, spread positivity

By Miya Liu March 26, 2020

Leadership has postponed, and will likely cancel, several of their planned events for the school year — including the IDC exchange, battle of the classes (BOTC) spirit week, spring fling and junior prom—...

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