The Epitaph

FUHSD reaches agreement to keep schools closed

While thoughts on returning to in-person instruction are mixed, there remains a hesitation to reopen schools in the FUHSD due to the potential health and safety risks of all stakeholders.

By Joshua Cantwell Nahrung, Shreya Partha, and Allen Zhang

October 2, 2020

During the pandemic, schools, districts and government officials have been tasked with figuring out the logistics of reopening schools so that in the future, it is both safe and reasonable for students and faculty to return to campus. There are many aspects school officials must consider before sch...

Home life, online school only pile on to preexisting stress

The brain can do amazing things, but keep in mind that the brain is as strong as you are when it comes to stress.

By Yukari E. Zapata

June 15, 2020

For many students, attending school is an anxiety- and stress-filled experience that gets more difficult as assignments and work start piling up.  However, once schools shut down, one main concern was how students would continue their education. Many schools quickly figured out that the best way for stude...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Social distancing: the life-changing impact of staying home

STAFF EDITORIAL: Social distancing: the life-changing impact of staying home

March 17, 2020

School has been canceled. It seems like it’s the perfect time to meet up with your friends at Philz. Except, it isn’t. With 490 confirmed cases in California, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, and 251 cases reported in The Bay Area alone, Santa Clara County remains one of three hotspots fo...