Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

The FBLA member journey

By Nina Vasquez Cruz September 30, 2021

As sophomore Kartik Joshi was gearing up to begin a new year at HHS, he heard about FBLA and the numerous growth opportunities the club offers. Joshi said he was excited to try out the club and improve...

Lifting school spirit through the annual Welcome Back rally

By Jack Xu, Mae Richardson, Christine Kim, and Yukari E. Zapata September 10, 2021

For the past year and a half,  school events have functioned in a limited capacity considering most large student-populated events have been online.  Therefore, the annual Welcome Back rally was purposefully...

Q&A: Next step for advisory

Q&A: Next step for advisory

By Christine Kim August 27, 2021

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COLLEGES REQUIRE VACCINE: more and more colleges are requiring the covid vaccine for in person students

It’s fair that colleges require covid vaccines in order to come in person

By Raymond Ranbhise June 3, 2021

With the ongoing pandemic, over 100 colleges across the country are requiring students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine before arriving on campus in the fall, sparking much debate.  More and more universities...

ASB Cabinet 2021-2022

By Madhavi Karthik and Ritaja Subrahmanya April 28, 2021

Minnie Karki ASB social manager elect, junior Minnie Karki said in a Zoom interview that she is excited to foster school spirit as students begin the transition to in-person school. She said she...

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...

Course Selection gets new spin to accommodate distance learning

Course Selection gets new spin to accommodate distance learning

By Bobby Gorelick and Lia Klebanov March 14, 2021

Around every February, students must make decisions on their courses for the next school year. Due to distance learning, the guidance team had to adapt to the new circumstances and create an alternative...

Junior Shelby Riemenschnitter delivers donuts to her friends to maintain an in-person personal connection with them.

Casual connections missing with remote learning

By Ashley Orozco and Leila Salam October 2, 2020

From WiFi issues to Zoom crashes, remote learning has been quite the struggle this year. But one difficulty in particular for students, like junior Shelby Riemenschnitter, has been the lack of day to day...

Creating connections during remote learning

Creating connections during remote learning

By Amber Birrell, Riley Dalton, and Christine Kim October 1, 2020

Advisory is a new addition to everyone's schedule during remote learning. It is a time for students to connect with their teachers and peers to form a deeper relationship beyond faces on a screen. This...

First virtual rally broadcasted to enhance school spirit

First virtual rally broadcasted to enhance school spirit

By Naomi Baron, Lia Klebanov, Mae Richardson, and Ariana Tejeda Moreno September 28, 2020

As distance learning continues, ASB is working to keep the Mustang spirit alive through virtual rallies.  The first rally of the school year took place September 16 during the advisory period through...

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