The Epitaph

Spotlight on new staff

By Kate Gabrielson and Era Goel

October 23, 2017


Filed under Kate Gabrielson, LIFESTYLES

Not pictured: Nicole Zambrano Learning skills teacher Nicole Zambrano came to HHS after studying culinary arts for several years. When she is not teaching or in school herself, Zambrano loves to spend time with her rescue dog and watch “The Walking Dead.” You can find her listening to countr...

My POV: Living off the grid

By Kira Garlick

May 13, 2016


Filed under From My P.O.V., LIFESTYLES

If I could advise anyone to take some time away from the Internet, I’d say go for it. But I would also say it is nearly impossible. I challenged myself to go a whole week without using the Internet, including no emails, SchoolLoop and (gasp) iMessage. So many people wondered how I made it throu...

May the fourth be with you

May the fourth be with you

By Karshin Gupta and Aria Hejazi

May 4, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLES

We have compiled some of the most applicable quotes from the Star Wars saga in honor of Star Wars day. “Do or do not. There is no try.” - Yoda Do what you want all the time and have no regrets. YaknowwhatImean? #YOLO “In my experience there is no such thing as luck.” - Obi Wan K...

It’s not a waste of time to recycle

It’s not a waste of time to recycle

By Kira Garlick

April 27, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLES

The average person produces 4.3 pounds of trash a day, according to Duke University’s Center for Sustainability and Commerce. This should be very alarming --- that’s the size of a small chihuahua every day. “There’s a lot of paper plates and food wrappers out [in the quad],” AP Environmen...

Fashion club hosts annual community fashion show

Fashion club hosts annual community fashion show

By Eva Chiu

March 21, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLES

The cafeteria resonated with music played by student band The White Elephant as Fashion Club hosted its annual Community Fashion Show, featuring student models and designers from across FUHSD. This year’s theme was “Wear the World,” in which designers showcased a variety of clothes from differe...

Fwd:love pieces together community

Fwd:love pieces together community

By Gloria Cheng

March 20, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLES

Throughout this week, fwd:love club organized a “puzzle piece project” where students filled in the blank in the sentence, “I wish my peers knew _____” anonymously on colored puzzle pieces cut out from construction paper. The club plans to piece together the puzzle pieces into a large post...

Lights, camera, Forté

Lights, camera, Forté

By Nathan Mijares

February 24, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLES

The smell of hairspray and rhinestones filling the atmosphere of the large gym indicates the beginning of the annual Forté dance competition. On Jan. 30, the HHS Equestriettes dance team hosted schools from around the Bay Area to compete in the annual dance competition. “Forte has been hosted fo...

It’s better than you think

It’s better than you think

By Karshin Gupta

February 23, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLES

When students are asked what college they would like to go to, responses usually include a handful of personal favorites the student has either had family members attend or believes to be academically-high achieving. However, no one ever exclaims the desire to attend a community college after graduatio...

Japanese program enlightens students to culture and language

Japanese program enlightens students to culture and language

By Gabriella Mrozowski

February 10, 2016


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From the colorful projects lining the L-building walls to the adorable workbooks that everyone carries around campus, it’s no lie that Japanese is one language many secretly wish they took. “Japanese just sounded really fun and really interesting and just different,” junior Sandija Linde, wh...

From my POV: Being a human Etch-A-Sketch

From my POV: Being a human Etch-A-Sketch

By Jeanna Totah

February 3, 2016


Filed under From My P.O.V., LIFESTYLES

For many children, going for a swim during a hot summer day is a normal activity. For someone who struggles with sensitive skin, like myself, the consequence of going into a chlorine-filled pool is annoying dry and itchy skin. Growing up, I always knew I had sensitive skin and often encountere...

Seeing the brighter side of 2015

Seeing the brighter side of 2015

By Crystal Chen

January 13, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLES

In the U.S., 2015 was a year of police brutality, religious intolerance and gun violence. Events such as the San Bernardino massacre and the death of Freddie Grey sparked national outrage,controversy and, inevitably, fear and frustration. Our fellow citizens lost their lives due to senseless viol...

January events calendar

January events calendar

By Zainab Islam

January 8, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLES

Get a printable version of the calendar here.        ...