Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

A combined STEM club would demonstrate the interconnectedness of STEM subjects to students.

Sacrificing quantity for quality

By Brian Ling May 28, 2024

Participating in STEM clubs is a phenomenal way for students to dive deeper into the subjects they are passionate about. However, a major issue STEM clubs face is the meager number of members, creating...

Children and parents interact with various club booths at the STEM night.

Inspiring youth in STEM fields

By Sanah Arya February 18, 2024

Science National Honors Society hosts its sixth annual STEM night on Feb. 9. The event was geared towards educating local elementary and middle schoolers about STEM fields, as well as related clubs via...

At STEM night, Rao said the club hoped to make neuroscience fun through activities such as matching a series of brains to their respective animals and putting the human brain together one lobe at a time.

Kickstarting the brain: juniors start neuroscience club

By David Lin and Rajiv Venkatesh March 22, 2023

Neuroscience club held its first-ever meeting on Feb. 17 with the goal of educating members about opportunities in the field. Co-president Mahi Patel said she and her fellow co-president, junior Cecilia...

Students present their programming projects to the rest of the club. Flappy Fish is one of the projects. It is a remake of the classic Flappy Bird game.

Programming club projects build engagement, necessary teamwork skills

By David Lin and Rajiv Venkatesh November 21, 2022

Programming club implemented projects this year to provide members with a way to connect with other programmers and to improve their coding skills, senior, president Katia Bravo said. Each group has around...

MOTIVATING MINORITY STUDENTS: More events such as the STEMtrum: Gender Diversity in STEM event should be held in order to support minority students pursuing STEM.

Working towards a more diverse STEM workforce

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo April 28, 2022

As the field of STEM begins to dominate the country, more attention is being placed on the demographics in this field, specifically the diversity within the Bay Area. Currently,  the STEM workforce is...

HHS’ Science Bowl team has been on a journey to improve together and now they are passing down their knowledge to others.

The cycle of knowledge

By Rajiv Venkatesh January 31, 2022

When senior Michael Ferolito was a sixth-grader looking at clubs to join for the first time at Sunnyvale Middle School, he said he was instantly drawn to Science Bowl’s welcoming environment and the...

EDUCATING AND ENCOURAGING: Lela Hanson explains her display to attendees at the SNHS booth.

STEMtrum encourages female, non-binary students to explore STEM

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo January 12, 2022

Eight STEM and diversity clubs across campus took part in HHS’s  first STEMtrum on Friday, Jan. 10. to encourage more female and nonbinary students to explore STEM fields through the many different...

Science for Change officers create a replica of HHS’ campus

STEM Night will be held on an interactive online platform

By Evelyn Solis March 25, 2021

Club officers of science for change will be holding the annual STEM Night on March 30 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. through the online platform Gather Town, to uphold this club tradition, despite the virtual medium....

At a crossroad: choosing passion over practicality will impact my studies, career and life.

The high flyer: choosing between passion and practicality

By Erin Loh December 20, 2020

I took Java freshman year.  Props to my indecisiveness, choosing Java was the result of a long process of weighing pros and cons, and comparing it with other electives like Art, Writing for Publication...

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