Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Coaches received a 2.7 percent raise in stipends for the 2022-2023 school year.

Coaches to receive first stipend raise in 6 years

By Harshitha Vijayakumar December 21, 2022

FUHSD coaches will receive a long-awaited increase in their stipend salaries for the 2022-2023 school year for the first time in 6 years. Principal Greg Giglio said that the wait was a result of the...

Running toward the goal

By Saira Ahmed December 17, 2022

Regardless of experience or skill, students attend ping pong club’s free plays to have an enjoyable time competing with each other.

Ping pong club serves up entertainment

By Annabelle Yip December 12, 2022

The sound of students’ chatter surrounds the small gym, with ping pong balls bouncing from paddle to table, as students filter in and out, challenging their friends to a match. Ever since its founding...

Yusim treats a student athlete.

Injury prevention on campus

By Faith Watters December 4, 2022

Sports are an essential part of the high school experience and at HHS, athletic trainer Daniel Yusim plays a large role in maintaining this culture. As an athletic trainer, Yusim said his job is to provide...

Players from both the girls and boys golf team have to commute long distances for practices.

Accessibility and inclusivity for all

By Karuna Chandran, David Lin, and Gabriela Salazar November 28, 2022

HHS is home to a variety of sports and facilities for students to play on. There is a swimming pool, a football stadium and tennis courts. So why is there not an area for the boys and girl’s golf team...

Despite injured athletes, the varsity boys water polo team has improved their scores and playing style, senior Alex Snook Manchon said.

Splashing into a new season

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo, Brevin Reed, and Lindsey Steel October 29, 2022

Having to tread water for over half an hour while dodging aggressive opponents, water polo players must combine strength, endurance and speed in their intense games, junior, boys varsity water polo co-captain...

Golf unites athletes and fosters improvement.

From newcomers to professionals

By Joss Broward, Nathan Gu, Brian Ling, and Lindsey Steel October 13, 2022

For those looking to try a new activity in high school, one sport gained the attention of several athletes: golf. While some sports require dedication from a young age, golf is welcoming toward newcomers...

CHANGING OF SEASONS: From freshman to senior year, Lucas Pickles said he has improved tremendously, developing strong relationships with his team and coach.

A full circle journey

By Karuna Chandran October 12, 2022

Sports are an integral part of many high schooler’s lives, with every season marking a new beginning. Senior, water polo captain Lucas Pickles has been a part of the team since his freshman year when...

Just Keep Treading

Just Keep Treading

By Annabelle Yip October 7, 2022

Playing water polo has been a valuable life experience that has helped her become part of a community, Vambenepe said.

Persevering through difficulties in the pool

By Keshav Kumar, Evelyn Wang, Faith Watters, and Veronica Zhao October 5, 2022

For many high school athletes, playing a sport involves more than practice and games. For girls varsity water polo player, senior Elise Vambenepe, it means a strong community and personal fulfillment.  Vambenepe...

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