Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

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,...

Self-care

Self-care

By Madhavi Karthik and Lia Klebanov March 16, 2021

Students alleviate struggles during pandemic through art, self-care During the pandemic, many have struggled with their mental health and with learning how to cope with new challenges. According to the...

2020 vision: looking back at an unforgettable year

2020 vision: looking back at an unforgettable year

Remote learning shapes future for education system Students share their opinions on advantages, disadvantages of distance learning As schools transitioned to remote learning, many students, including...

Imposters win after turning all crewmates into ghosts.

Among us: the right thing for the right time

By Jack Xu November 2, 2020

During this unique time, due to COVID-19, many people are staying at home with less face-to-face conversations. The world may have started out by playing “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” for amusement,...

A quarantine day in a life of a student

By Seoyoung Hwang and Mae Richardson October 26, 2020

Videos courtesy of Karen Chow (@artiens28), Beatrice Ho (@happybeemole), Maggie Le (@magghehe) and Katherine Wang (@k.wang04)

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Library opens for on-campus pickup

By Miya Liu October 23, 2020

To encourage students to read during virtual learning, Verna Grant, the new library media teacher, and Shannon Vakili, the library media specialist, have created a system to pick up library books from...

Students have found different ways to organize themselves at home. This is sophomore Karina Lim's desk.

Coping with COVID-19: HHS students share organizational tips

By Amber Birrell and Karuna Chandran October 22, 2020

Online learning has forced many students to change their habits. For sophomore Emily Tumacder, doing school from home has led to issues with organization. “I find myself a lot less organized because...

With the combined efforts of many students in the HHS community, more and more hope is being provided to the homeless and the underprivileged.

Combatting struggles of homeless, underprivileged

By Macy Li June 15, 2020

With the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic and the implementation of stay-at-home orders, the frenzied lives of many have come to a halt. For the vast majority of students, school and work now happen at home,...

 A system like quarantine is heavily reliant on the efforts of its participants. As residents of the country with the highest number of COVID-19 infections, Americans have a heavy responsibility to participate in the quarantine. Protests against the quarantine, which have flared up across the U.S. only help to prolong the virus’s stay in the U.S. and put the lives of many at risk.

Quarantine Protests: Ill aimed discontent

By Dexter Tatsukawa May 16, 2020

With over 1 million Americans infected, the U.S. now has the highest number of COVID-19 cases according to NPR. Even so, these numbers have not stopped some from protesting the measures used to keep...

How to set up a bullet journal

How to set up a bullet journal

By Sara Shohoud May 5, 2020

The boredom of quarantine has gotten to me. I have been passing time binge-watching Netflix shows and staying up for hours on end watching mediocre TikToks. I realized that I wanted to use this free time...

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, students and staff have turned to remote learning methods.

No books, only digitized work

By Anika Karody April 7, 2020

FUHSD announced on Friday, March 13 that all schools — in accordance with county guidelines — would close for three weeks to reduce the risk of staff and students contracting the novel COVID-19. The...

Both before and during the rapid developments of the pandemic, the school has prepared for online classes through technology assistance and cooperation with staff and students.

Transition into online classes increases communication, possible loss of educational experience

By Dexter Tatsukawa April 5, 2020

Ten days after a complete school shutdown was announced, classes sprang back to life online. During that 10-day period, the staff spent time preparing for the massive amount of resources the transition...

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