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Today: 2/21/17
12:00 AM Winter Break - No School
12:00 AM Baseball Online Fundraiser
3:30 PM Class of 2018 Chipotle Fundraiser

Vision Statement

Homestead High School is a community which aspires to:

• Develop motivated lifelong learners and creative,
innovative thinkers

• Practice honesty, integrity, social responsibility,
accountability and respect

• Develop an appreciation of diverse cultures and the arts

• Respond to the academic and personal needs of all students

• Be supportive and active members of the
community at large




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The Academic Center
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Peer tutoring for student success. Learn more.

Support Homestead

Support Homestead Baseball! Check out their fundraiser page here


Goodwill Donation Drive Feb. 18 & 25

Support Winter Guard by bringing household donations to the Homestead staff parking lot on Feb. 18 or Feb. 25 between 9 am and 2 pm. Download this flyer for more info. 


Music Boosters eScrip
Buy face-value gift cards to places like Safeway, Amazon, Chipotle, Home Depot and more, and help the Music Boosters reach their $1000 goal.  Contact the eScrip team for more info or view the order form hereescrip logo1.JPG


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Keep checking this space
for current and upcoming fundraisers!


Mustang Field plaze.jpgHelp finish the entrance plaza to the Homestead High School Athletic Fields by participating in the DONOR BRICK PROGRAMCustomize and purchase a brick online or view the brochure for more information. 
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Our Alma Mater

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Click here to listen.

Thank you to Mr. Burn and the Wind Ensemble for recording our Alma Mater!

Course Selection Begins Mar. 1!

9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will attend Course Selection presentations, for the 2017-18 school year, the week we return from Winter Break.  Current 9th grade students will attend on Wednesday, March 1st, current 10th grade students on Thursday, March 2nd and current 11th grade students on Friday, March 3rd.  Students with last names beginning with A-Fh will meet in the Field House; students with last names beginning with Fi-Lia will meet in the Large Gym; students with last names beginning with Lib-Rh will meet in the Cafeteria; students with last names beginning with Ri-Z will meet in the Auditorium.  Homestead will observe a Rally schedule on those days.

March 1st – 3rd
Course selection presentations, fill out Course Request Forms, obtain teacher and parent signatures
March 6th – 10th
Enter courses in Infinite Campus (IC).  Instructions will be on website starting this week
March 14th or March 15th
Turn Course Request Forms into your ENGLISH Teacher

Congratulations HHS FBLA!

Homestead FBLA was champion for the 20th consecutive year at the Bay Section Leadership Conference held at Homestead on Saturday, Feb. 4.   Over 1190 students from 31 school over the Bay Area competed in the annual event.  Homestead placed 1st in 14 events and a total of 74 Homestead competitors qualified for the State Leadership Conference, which will be held in Sacramento in April 6-9.  The top five schools:  Homestead earned 583 points, Monta Vista 224, Cupertino 213, Lynbrook 151 and Dougherty Valley 136. Read the official press release here. Great job, Mustangs!


break down the barriers ...

Homestead's last Challenge Day of the year will be on Wednesday, March 8. In this powerful event, students, staff and volunteers open up about their individual struggles with racism, sexuality, family, friends and academics. Be the change you want to see in the world. Download your invitation here or contact Ms. Rivera for more info. 


AP Exam Registration Info

The registration period for AP exams begins on Monday, January 30th and will be complete on Tuesday, February 28th at 3:10 p.m. Registration will take place in the ASB office between 7:15 a.m. and 7:45 a.m., during 7th period until 3:10 pm, and during tutorial, brunch and lunch. Please note student signature is required so students (not parents) must register for their exam(s) in person.  

Please read additional important information about AP exam registration here.  You can also find the AP Chinese priority registration schedule here



Submit your original work of prose or poetry between March 1 and March 21 for a chance to win a basket of writer-y goods and be featured in a special issue of Frontier, Homestead's literary magazine. Click here for more info or check out the HHS Frontier website at http://hhsfrontier.weebly.com. 



Course Selection for current 9th, 10th and 11th grade students, for the 2017-18 school year, will take place March 1st - 3rd.  Please see below for dates, times and locations:

  • Current 9th Grade Students - Wednesday, March 1st, from 9:25-10:10am
  • Current 10th Grade Students - Thursday, March 2nd, from 9:25-10:10am
  • Current 11th Grade Students - Friday, March 3rd, from 9:25-10:10am

**Students not doing their Course Selection will attend extended Tutorial from 9:25-10:10am**


Alpha Group

(by last name)

Location Presenter/Counselor
A - Fh Field House Mrs. Amezquita
Fi - Lia Large Gym Ms. Arranaga
Lib - Rh Cafeteria Mrs. Wu
Ri - Z Auditorium Mrs. Ogawa-Boon




BrandingPays™ for ALS: a seminar and fundraiser hosted by the Fremont Union High School District to benefit the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALSTDI). Monta Vista High School Cafeteria, 21840 McClellan Road, Cupertino on Saturday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register at https://www.classy.org/events/-/e114350. Click HERE for the flyer with additional details.


IS YOUR STUDENT ADDICTED TO VIDEO GAMES…SOCIAL MEDIA…THE INTERNET? Please join Homestead High School & the PTSA in a special showing of SCREENAGERS – Growing Up In The Digital Age, a documentary exploring the impact of mobile devices on teens’ lives. Screenagers probes the impacts smartphones and other mobile devices are having on teenagers and their social, emotional and psychological lives and offers parents and teens practical solutions that can work. 

Did you know – recent studies show: 

  • The average teen spends 6.5 hours per day looking at screens, and that doesn’t include classroom or homework screen time. 
  • Screen time increases dopamine production and causes behavior that mimics addiction. 

Our kids are growing up in the digital age surrounded by screens, which begs the question – how much screen time is healthy? How can we empower our children to best navigate the digital world? Join us as we explore these questions and understand the struggle and emerging solutions to best empower ourselves and our children in navigating this digital world. 
CLICK HERE to watch the 3-minute Trailer
Free showing of the film will be followed by a short-moderated discussion. Panel will include HHS administration, students and more. 
This film is recommended for adults and students 3rd grade on up! 
When: March 15, 2017 – Homestead High School Auditorium Time: 6:45pm 


Our 8th Grade Parent Student Information Night, for the Class of 2021, will be held on Wednesday, February 15th, from 6:00-7:45pm, in the Large Gym.  This event will provide you and your student with information regarding course offerings.  You will have the opportunity to visit 5 classes that evening.  Please be seated by 6:00pm.  Due to limited space, we ask that only parents and the incoming 9th grade student attend.  


Our Course Selection Nights will take place as follows:

  • Last Name: A - Lia, Tuesday, February 28th at 5:30pm, in the Field House
  • Last Name: Lib - Z, Wednesday, March 1st at 5:30pm, in the Field house

The Field House is located next to the Student Parking Lot, on the stadium-side of campus.


  • If parent and student can't attend on their assigned date, for course selection, they should attend on an alternate date.
  • Students will not be registered for classes if Residency Verification has not already been provided.  
  • Please bring a pen/pencil.

HHS marching Band to perform at the Rose Parade on Jan. 1, 2018

Homestead High School’s Marching Band was just announced as 1 of 15 bands selected world-wide to perform for more than 700,000 spectators and a worldwide TV audience in excess of 60 million in the 129th Annual Rose Parade held in Pasadena on January 1, 2018. The Homestead High School marching band is the flagship for one of the most accomplished scholastic music programs in Northern California. The selection committee for the Rose Parade cited the band’s dedication to excellence as a key factor in its decision. Read the official press release here and check out the article in the San Jose Mercury News here. Homestead High School marching band has previously performed in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Super Bowl 50 NFL Fan Zone.


pardon our dust!

In our ongoing efforts to improve the facilities at Homestead High School supported by Measure K improvement funds, we will soon be embarking on a new phase of an infrastructure modernization project at the front of the school. 


Click HERE for a brief overview, progressive photos, architect renditions, and this LINK that will provide an insight to all HHS bond improvement projects. 

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The Fremont Union High School District Board of Trustees is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals.  The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these perceived or actual characteristics.  The Board shall promote programs ensuring that discriminatory practices are eliminated in all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district.

The District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

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Important Dates

Current and future District Calendars 

2016-17 Calendar-at-a-Glance
(updated as of 1/25/2017)

No School Feb. 20-24

Special Bell Schedule Apr. 3-7

Also see News and Events for details of upcoming items

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Principal's Corner

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Read Mr. Giglio's Principal's Message for January 2017. 

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Mighty Mustang Award

Nominate an exceptional Homestead teacher or staff member for a Mighty Mustang award!
Staff members recently receiving recognition include: 
James Ratti, Heather Bridges, Kenrick Sealy, Andrea Westgate, Kelly Ronsheimer, Muriel Von Stein, Megan Rupe, Greg Russo, Niloo Vakili, Susan Mrozack, Matt Guevara, Daniel Nunez, Wilma Wu, Sukhraj Sohal and Tamara Tarkington.


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Learn more about state financial aid for undocumented immigrants, which remains legal and protected in California.

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