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March 26

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Unplug and Connect!  Make a plan to unplug from your electronic devices and connect with a friend or family member at least once a day for 30 minutes or more.


STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Taco Bar with turkey taco meat, jalapenos, tomatoes, lettuce, cheese and tortilla chips.

The elections for the school's ASB cabinet are coming up! Please come to A114 during lunch on Wednesday, March 27th if you would like to learn more information about the positions or run for one yourself.  This meeting is MANDATORY if you wish to run for any ASB position.  More detailed information about each position and how to run for office will be given at the meeting. Hope to see you all there!    

CAASPP/CAST Testing will be taking place during the week of April 8 – 12 and there will be a special bell schedule that week.  Please see the web site for the special bell schedule.    

Hey Old Sport! Get ready to party like it’s the 1920’s. The Junior class will be hosting a "Roaring 2020's" Prom on May 17th at the Corinthian Grand Ballroom. Ticket sales start on Monday, April 1st and end on Thursday, April 11th. Make sure to bring money, a permission slip, and your ID card to the front of the ASB office. Go out there and ask your Gatsby or Daisy!    

Homestead!  Make sure to come out to the Winter Guard and Percussion Home Show on March 28th in the large Gym.  There are two shows, 6:15 and 8:00 pm.  See the posters around campus for more information.    

Equestriettes Dance Team Tryouts – Interested in becoming a part of the award winning dance team? Attend the mandatory info meeting tonight at 7pm in the PE classroom! Parent or guardian encouraged to attend too. Tryouts will be held April 9th-April 11th. Check the dance website for more details!    

Hey Guys! Come out this Saturday at 8:30am to the track for Cancer Society’s 5K Run/Walk.  All proceeds will to go Cancer Care Point! There will be Jamba Juice and free bagels! We will also have raffles for Bundt Cake gift baskets! Bring your friends and family for a fun Saturday morning and to support a great cause. Tickets for HHS students are $5.
    
Hey Mustangs!! The very last IDC exchange of this school year is happening at Monta Vista High school on April 5th! If you are interested in experiencing a day as a Matador, fill out the IDC exchange application by March 27th at the end of brunch. Applications can be found on your class facebook pages!

Students! As a reminder, having food delivered to campus through delivery services like Door Dash and others is not permitted at any time.


CLUBS
Hi there Homestead! Come out to Economics Club's meeting today at lunch in B205, Mrs. Heaton's room! We'll be introducing officer applications, playing a fun game, and introducing some upcoming events! We will also be talking about the AP Econ tests so make sue to come if you are taking those!    

Engineering Club will be presenting an introduction to environmental engineering and simulating an oil spill this Wednesday at lunch in B107.

Please join Red Cross Club this Wednesday during lunch for an information fair regarding the Uyghur Crisis. In addition, please come listen to our guest speaker/Homestead student this Friday during lunch in the Field House. Don’t miss this powerful and informative conversation detailing her personal experiences of oppression. We will also be having whiteboard socials at brunch and lunch all week in the quad. Please come support!    

Konnichiwa! Do you want to learn more about the amazing culture of Japan?  Then come out to J-night Friday, March 29th from 4-6pm in the cafeteria for food, games, and more! A portion of all donations and profits will be going to support earthquake and flood survivors in Japan. Hope to see you there!    

Creative Bookkeeping is collecting your old books for a used book sale benefiting the Homestead PTSA Scholarship Fund. Drop off donations at the library any time before April 5th, and make sure to come out to the sale April 10-11th at lunch in the quad!    
 

March 25

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Unplug and Connect!  Make a plan to unplug from your electronic devices and connect with a friend or family member at least once a day for 30 minutes or more.

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Pesto tortellini with garden vegetables and a roll.

CAASPP/CAST Testing will be taking place during the week of April 8 – 12 and there will be a special bell schedule that week.  Please see the web site for the special bell schedule.    

Just a reminder that I need your permission slip for Challenge Day ASAP!!!  If you did not receive one and would like to attend, come pick one up!  We are continuing to fill spots so please get yours turned in to secure your spot!  If you have questions, please stop by and see Mrs. Fisher.  First 100 students to turn in their permission slips will be confirmed to attend on Tuesday, March 26th.    

Hey Old Sport! Get ready to party like it’s the 1920’s. The Junior class will be hosting a "Roaring 2020's" Prom on May 17th at the Corinthian Grand Ballroom. Ticket sales start on Monday, April 1st and end on Thursday, April 11th. Make sure to bring money, a permission slip, and your ID card to the front of the ASB office. Go out there and ask your Gatsby or Daisy!    

Homestead!  Make sure to come out to the Winter Guard and Percussion Home Show on March 28th in the large Gym.  There are two shows, 6:15 and 8:00 pm.  See the posters around campus for more information.    

Equestriettes Dance Team Tryouts – Interested in becoming a part of the award winning dance team? Attend the mandatory info meeting Tuesday, March 26th at 7pm in the PE classroom! Parent or guardian encouraged to attend too. Tryouts will be held April 9th-April 11th. Check the dance website for more details!    

Hey Homestead! Come out and support the AVID Class of 2020 on Saturday, March 30th at Applebee’s! We’ll be hosting a pancake breakfast from 7am-10am. Enjoy three generous-sized pancakes, bacon, coffee, juice or milk for just $10 a plate. Proceeds will benefit the AVID Class of 2020. Purchase tickets in room C105.    

Hey Mustangs!! The very last IDC exchange of this school year is happening at Monta Vista High school on April 5th! If you are interested in experiencing a day as a Matador, fill out the IDC exchange application by March 27th at the end of brunch. Applications can be found on your class facebook pages!    

Students! As a reminder, having food delivered to campus through delivery services like Door Dash and others is not permitted at any time.


CLUBS
Hi there Homestead! Come out to Economics Club's meeting this Tuesday March 26 at lunch in B205, Mrs. Heaton's room! We'll be introducing officer applications, playing a fun game, and introducing some upcoming events! We will also be talking about the AP Econ tests so make sue to come if you are taking those!    

Konnichiwa! Do you want to learn more about the amazing culture of Japan?  Then come out to J-night Friday, March 29th from 4-6pm in the cafeteria for food, games, and more! A portion of all donations and profits will be going to support earthquake and flood survivors in Japan. Hope to see you there!    

Creative Bookkeeping is collecting your old books for a used book sale benefiting the Homestead PTSA Scholarship Fund. Drop off donations at the library anytime before April 5th, and make sure to come out to the sale April 10-11th at lunch in the quad!    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
The City of Sunnyvale is hiring for Recreation leaders, lifeguards, and more.   Positions start at $15.21/hour!  If you are interested, please see Sunnyvale staff, at their table in the quad, during lunch today!    
 

March 22

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Most students need between 9 and 9 ½ hours of sleep every night. Many average only 7 hours. Sleep has a strong effect on your ability to concentrate and do well at school. Try to plan your evening to allow yourself to get enough sleep during the week.


STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  BBQ Chicken with roasted sweet potatoes.

The Equestriettes dance team has returned from Nationals with not one, but two wins this year!!!! Please help me in congratulating the girls on their success this past weekend: 2nd place in the Varsity Small Dance/Pom division & and 5th place in the Championship Medium Jazz division!    

Congratulations Homestead Science Olympiad for placing 7th in the Regionals Competition last weekend and congratulations to Reet Mishra for placing 5th in her event in the Regionals.    

Homestead! Don’t miss Movie Night tonight, featuring Incredibles 2 at 5:45 PM, in the HHS Field House. Chipotle + Boba will be available for purchase for $5 each along with awesome snacks. Bring a blanket and your friends from other schools, and join us for a night of fun!    

CAASPP/CAST Testing will be taking place during the week of April 8 – 12 and there will be a special bell schedule that week.  Please see the web site for the special bell schedule.    

Just a reminder that I need your permission slip for Challenge Day ASAP!!!  If you did not receive one and would like to attend, come pick one up!  We are continuing to fill spots so please get yours turned in to secure your spot!  If you have questions, please stop by and see Mrs. Fisher.  First 100 students to turn in their permission slips will be confirmed to attend on Tuesday, March 26th.    

Hey Old Sport! Get ready to party like it’s the 1920’s. The Junior class will be hosting a "Roaring 2020's" Prom on May 17th at the Corinthian Grand Ballroom. Ticket sales start on Monday, April 1st and end on Thursday, April 11th. Make sure to bring money, a permission slip, and your ID card to the front of the ASB office. Go out there and ask your Gatsby or Daisy!    

Homestead!  Make sure to come out to the Winter Guard and Percussion Home Show on March 28th in the large Gym.  There are two shows, 6:15 and 8:00 pm.  See the posters around campus for more information.    

Equestriettes Dance Clinic – Want to dance with the Equestriettes? Come to our dance clinic on Saturday March 23 from 2-4pm in the Field House, and get a taste of what it takes to be on the HHS dance team! Registration and waiver is required. Check out our page on the HHS website for all the details and forms.    

Equestriettes Dance Team Tryouts – Interested in becoming a part of the award winning dance team? Attend the mandatory info meeting Tuesday, March 26th at 7pm in the PE classroom! Parent or guardian encouraged to attend too. Tryouts will be held April 9th-April 11th. Check the dance website for more details!    

Hey Homestead! Come out and support the AVID Class of 2020 on Saturday, March 30th at Applebee’s! We’ll be hosting a pancake breakfast from 7am-10am. Enjoy three generous-sized pancakes, bacon, coffee, juice or milk for just $10 a plate. Proceeds will benefit the AVID Class of 2020. Purchase tickets in room C105.    

Hey Mustangs!! The very last IDC exchange of this school year is happening at Monta Vista High school on April 5th! If you are interested in experiencing a day as a Matador, fill out the IDC exchange application by March 27th at the end of brunch. Applications can be found on your class facebook pages!    


CLASS NEWS

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!


CLUBS
Hey Mustangs! Want to embrace your inner maker and build a room-sized Rube Goldberg Machine? Come out to the Makers' Society's first meeting today at lunch in room C100.    

TEDxHomesteadHighSchool2019 takes place tonight in the Auditorium from 5-8 pm! Come to hear some of your Homestead peers give talks that are thought provoking, entertaining, and that dive deep into ideas that are not common discourse. Everyone is welcome, so feel free to bring friends too! Check out our Facebook page TEDx Homestead High School for more details. Hope to see you there!    

Hi there Homestead! Come out to Economics Club's meeting this Tuesday March 26 at lunch in B205, Mrs. Heaton's room! We'll be introducing officer applications, playing a fun game, and introducing some upcoming events! We will also be talking about the AP Econ tests so make sue to come if you are taking those!    

Konnichiwa! Do you want to learn more about the amazing culture of Japan?  Then come out to J-night today from 4-6pm in the cafeteria for food, games, and more! A portion of all donations and profits will be going to support earthquake and flood survivors in Japan. Hope to see you there!    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
The City of Sunnyvale is hiring for Recreation leaders, lifeguards, and more.   Positions start at $15.21/hour!  If you are interested, please see Sunnyvale staff, at their table in the quad, during lunch on Monday, March 25!
 

March 21

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Most students need between 9 and 9 ½ hours of sleep every night. Many average only 7 hours. Sleep has a strong effect on your ability to concentrate and do well at school. Try to plan your evening to allow yourself to get enough sleep during the week.


STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  California Fresh! Cod with coconut curry or sweet chili sauce, wild rice and vegetables.

The Equestriettes dance team has returned from Nationals with not one, but two wins this year!!!! Please help me in congratulating the girls on their success this past weekend: 2nd place in the Varsity Small Dance/Pom division & and 5th place in the Championship Medium Jazz division!    

Homestead! Get hyped, because tomorrow, March 22nd, is our 2nd ever Movie Night featuring Incredibles 2! Starting at 5:45 PM, in the HHS Field House, the movie night will feature Chipotle + Boba for $5 each and awesome snacks. Make sure to bring a blanket and your friends from other schools, and join us for a night of fun!    

CAASPP/CAST Testing will be taking place during the week of April 8 – 12 and there will be a special bell schedule that week.  Please see the web site for the special bell schedule.    

Homestead!  Make sure to come out to the Winter Guard and Percussion Home Show on March 28th in the large Gym.  There are two shows, 6:15 and 8:00 pm.  See the posters around campus for more information.    

Equestriettes Dance Clinic – Want to dance with the Equestriettes? Come to our dance clinic on Saturday March 23 from 2-4pm in the Field House, and get a taste of what it takes to be on the HHS dance team! Registration and waiver is required. Check out our page on the HHS website for all the details and forms.    

Equestriettes Dance Team Tryouts – Interested in becoming a part of the award winning dance team? Attend the mandatory info meeting Tuesday, March 26th at 7pm in the PE classroom! Parent or guardian encouraged to attend too. Tryouts will be held April 9th-April 11th. Check the dance website for more details!    

Need help with homework or tutoring in a subject?  Visit the Academic Center!  In addition, Athena is an online digital platform that enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors in the Homestead Academic Center!    

Hey Homestead! Come out and support the AVID Class of 2020 on Saturday, March 30th at Applebee’s! We’ll be hosting a pancake breakfast from 7am-10am. Enjoy three generous-sized pancakes, bacon, coffee, juice or milk for just $10 a plate. Proceeds will benefit the AVID Class of 2020. Purchase tickets in room C105.    


CLASS NEWS
Seniors—Applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!    


CLUBS
Do you want to learn how to solve a Rubik's Cube? Do you want to get faster? If so, come to Homestead Cubing Club's first meeting today at lunch in B102, Mr. Guevara's room, where you can learn to solve all sorts of cubes!
    
Hey Mustangs! Want to embrace your inner maker and build a room-sized Rube Goldberg Machine? Come out to the Makers' Society's first meeting Friday at lunch in room C100.    

Get TEDdy guys! TEDxHomesteadHighSchool2019 will be taking place on Friday, March 22nd in the Auditorium from 5-8PM! Come to hear some of your very own Homestead peers give talks that are thought provoking, entertaining, and that dive deep into ideas that are not common discourse. Everyone is welcome, so feel free to bring friends too! Check out our Facebook page TEDx Homestead High School for more details. Hope to see you there!    

Hi there Homestead! Come out to Economics Club's meeting this Tuesday March 26 at lunch in B205, Mrs. Heaton's room! We'll be introducing officer applications, playing a fun game, and introducing some upcoming events! We will also be talking about the AP Econ tests so make sue to come if you are taking those!    

Frontier, Homestead's Art and Literary Magazine is hosting our annual writing contest! Submit any poetry or prose pieces you have for a chance to win a gift basket and be featured in a profile on The Epitaph. Visit hhsfrontier.weebly.com for more information!    

Konnichiwa! Do you want to learn more about the amazing culture of Japan?  Then come out to J-night on Friday, March 29th from 4-6pm in the cafeteria for food, games, and more! A portion of all donations and profits will be going to support earthquake and flood survivors in Japan. Hope to see you there!    
 

March 20

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Most students need between 9 and 9 ½ hours of sleep every night. Many average only 7 hours. Sleep has a strong effect on your ability to concentrate and do well at school. Try to plan your evening to allow yourself to get enough sleep during the week.

STUDENTS

Today’s lunch is:  BBQ Day! Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, ribs and veggie burgers.

Homestead! Get hyped, because Friday is our 2nd ever Movie Night featuring Incredibles 2! Starting at 5:45 PM, in the HHS Field House, the movie night will feature Chipotle + Boba for $5 each and awesome snacks. Make sure to bring a blanket and your friends from other schools, and join us for a night of fun!    

Come out to the quad during lunch today to visit the GoGoBiblio, Cupertino Library’s mini-bookmobile, to borrow books or sign up for a personal library card.    

Homestead!  Make sure to come out to the Winter Guard and Percussion Home Show on March 28th in the large Gym.  There are two shows, 6:15 and 8:00 pm.  See the posters around campus for more information.    

Equestriettes Dance Clinic – Want to dance with the Equestriettes? Come to our dance clinic on Saturday March 23 from 2-4pm in the Field House, and get a taste of what it takes to be on the HHS dance team! Registration and waiver is required. Check out our page on the HHS website for all the details and forms.    

Equestriettes Dance Team Tryouts – Interested in becoming a part of the award winning dance team? Attend the mandatory info meeting Tuesday, March 26th at 7pm in the PE classroom! Parent or guardian encouraged to attend too. Tryouts will be held April 9th-April 11th. Check the dance website for more details!    

Need help with homework or tutoring in a subject?  Visit the Academic Center!  In addition, Athena is an online digital platform that enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors in the Homestead Academic Center!    

Hey Homestead! Come out and support the AVID Class of 2020 on Saturday, March 30th at Applebee’s! We’ll be hosting a pancake breakfast from 7am-10am. Enjoy three generous-sized pancakes, bacon, coffee, juice or milk for just $10 a plate. Proceeds will benefit the AVID Class of 2020. Purchase tickets in room C105.    

CLASS NEWS
Seniors—Applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!    


CLUBS
Do you know what really cranks my gears? When I don't have any ride buddies or know anything about bike maintenance. Ride into the Homestead Cycling Club's first meeting today during lunch in C100 to learn more about upcoming events!    

Do you want to learn how to solve a Rubik's Cube? Do you want to get faster? If so, come to Homestead Cubing Club's first meeting this Thursday at lunch in B102, Mr. Guevara's room, where you can learn to solve all sorts of cubes!
    
Hey Mustangs! Want to embrace your inner maker and build a room-sized Rube Goldberg Machine? Come out to the Makers' Society's first meeting Friday at lunch in room C100.    

Get TEDdy guys! TEDxHomesteadHighSchool2019 will be taking place on Friday, March 22nd in the Auditorium from 5-8PM! Come to hear some of your very own Homestead peers give talks that are thought provoking, entertaining, and that dive deep into ideas that are not common discourse. Everyone is welcome, so feel free to bring friends too! Check out our Facebook page TEDx Homestead High School for more details. Hope to see you there!    

Hi there Homestead! Come out to Economics Club's meeting this Tuesday March 26 at lunch in B205, Mrs. Heaton's room! We'll be introducing officer applications, playing a fun game, and introducing some upcoming events! We will also be talking about the AP Econ tests so make sue to come if you are taking those!    

Frontier, Homestead's Art and Literary Magazine is hosting our annual writing contest! Submit any poetry or prose pieces you have for a chance to win a gift basket and be featured in a profile on The Epitaph. Visit hhsfrontier.weebly.com for more information!    

Konnichiwa! Do you want to learn more about the amazing culture of Japan?  Then come out to J-night on Friday, March 29 from 4-6pm for food, games, and more! A portion of all donations and profits will be going to support earthquake and flood survivors in Japan. Hope to see you there!    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
College Information Night for Juniors and their parents is tonight from 6:00-7:30 pm in the HHS Auditorium.  The presentation will include an overview of UC, CSU and out of state systems.                     
        

March 13

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Be in control. Remember it’s your phone. You decide if and when to send and read texts, so take control!  Consider turning your phone off, setting it to silent or even storing it in the glove box before hitting the road.


STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Oven fried chicken, peas, carrots and corn bread.
    
Happy Battle of the Classes Week, Mustangs! Today is Sports Day. Remember to come out for cheer offs today during brunch in the quad. Tomorrow is Elements Day!    

COURSE REQUEST FORMS DUE: Completed and signed request forms are due to English Teachers or the guidance department by the end of the day today.    

Students - Monday, March 18th is a Teacher Work Day and there are no classes.    
    
Students!  Your first Progress Report for second Semester Grades is available on the Infinite Campus Portal.      

Need help with homework or tutoring in a subject?  Visit the Academic Center!  In addition, Athena is an online digital platform that enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors in the Homestead Academic Center!        


CLASS NEWS
Seniors—Applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

The class of 2021 and 2022 is hosting this year’s annual “bring your friends from other schools movie night featuring...INCREDIBLES 2!” Join us on Friday, March 22nd from 5:45-7:30 in the HHS field house.  Make sure to bring your friends from all FUHSD schools and money for chipotle/tpumps! Presales for chipotle and tpumps, for $5 each, continue today during brunch and lunch in the quad. Limited quantities will be available for purchase at the event. Admission is free.    


CLUBS
Come to the library during tutorial today to hear author Kelly Loy Gilbert talk about her book Picture Us In The Light, which takes place in a competitive high school in Cupertino (sound familiar?) and explores family secrets and how we are all shaped by others. All students are welcome – you don’t need to have read the book to come.    

Frontier, Homestead's Art and Literary Magazine is hosting our annual writing contest! Submit any poetry or prose pieces you have for a chance to win a gift basket and be featured in a profile on The Epitaph. Visit hhsfrontier.weebly.com for more information!    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
The College & Career Center has information on all kinds of summer opportunities and jobs.  Check your school loop email regularly, or come in to find out more.        
    

March 19

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Most students need between 9 and 9 ½ hours of sleep every night. Many average only 7 hours. Sleep has a strong effect on your ability to concentrate and do well at school. Try to plan your evening to allow yourself to get enough sleep during the week.

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Spicy ground turkey with cheese, beans, tortilla chips and salsa.
    
Hey homestead, Indopak's Sapnay is coming up and we are looking for some fantastic MC's to bring the show together.  With over 16 teams performing this year, we are excited for a great show and want you to be a part of it. Interested in trying out? Check the flyers located by the ASB bulletin boards for more information!    

Homestead!  Make sure to come out to the Winter Guard and Percussion Home Show on March 28th in the large Gym.  There are two shows, 6:15 and 8:00 pm.  See the posters around campus for more information.    

Equestriettes Dance Clinic – Want to dance with the Equestriettes? Come to our dance clinic on Saturday March 23 from 2-4pm in the Field House, and get a taste of what it takes to be on the HHS dance team! Registration and waiver is required. Check out our page on the HHS website for all the details and forms.    

Equestriettes Dance Team Tryouts – Interested in becoming a part of the award winning dance team? Attend the mandatory info meeting Tuesday, March 26th at 7pm in the PE classroom! Parent or guardian encouraged to attend too. Tryouts will be held April 9th-April 11th. Check the dance website for more details!    
    
Need help with homework or tutoring in a subject?  Visit the Academic Center!  In addition, Athena is an online digital platform that enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors in the Homestead Academic Center!    

For those of you who have received a Challenge Day permission slip this week, please return it to me ASAP!  There is only a limited number of spots available so bring in that permission slip if you would like to attend this special day!  The first 100 students that bring me their permission slip, will secure their spot!  However, if you did not receive a permission slip and would like to attend, please stop by and pick one up from me in the Main Office.        


CLASS NEWS
Seniors—Applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

The class of 2021 and 2022 is hosting this year’s annual “bring your friends from other schools movie night featuring...INCREDIBLES 2!” Join us on Friday, March 22nd from 5:45-7:30 in the HHS field house.  Make sure to bring your friends from all FUHSD schools and money for chipotle/tpumps! Presales for chipotle and tpumps, for $5 each, continue today during brunch and lunch in the quad. Limited quantities will be available for purchase at the event. Admission is free.    

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!    

CLUBS
Hey Mustangs! Want to embrace your inner maker and build a room-sized Rube Goldberg Machine? Come out to the Makers' Society's first meeting today at lunch in room C100.    

Do you want to learn how to solve a Rubik's Cube? Do you want to get faster? If so, come to Homestead Cubing Club's first meeting this Thursday at lunch in B102, Mr. Guevara's room, where you can learn to solve all sorts of cubes!
    
Konnichiwa! Do you want to learn more about the amazing culture of Japan?  Then come out to J-night on Friday, March 29 from 4-6pm for food, games, and more! A portion of all donations and profits will be going to support earthquake and flood survivors in Japan. Hope to see you there!    

Get TEDdy guys! TEDxHomesteadHighSchool2019 will be taking place on Friday, March 22nd in the Auditorium from 5-8PM! Come to hear some of your very own Homestead peers give talks that are thought provoking, entertaining, and that dive deep into ideas that are not common discourse. Everyone is welcome, so feel free to bring friends too! Check out our Facebook page TEDx Homestead High School for more details. Hope to see you there!    

COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
College Information Night for Juniors and their parents is Wednesday, March 20th from 6:00-7:30 pm in the HHS Auditorium.  The presentation will include an overview of UC, CSU and out of state systems.        
        

March 15

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Be in control. Remember it’s your phone. You decide if and when to send and read texts, so take control!  Consider turning your phone off, setting it to silent or even storing it in the glove box before hitting the road.

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Orange chicken with vegetables and brown rice.
    
Happy Battle of the Classes Week, Mustangs! Today is Class Color Day.    

Students - Monday, March 18th is a Teacher Work Day and there are no classes.    

Hey homestead, Indopak's Sapnay is coming up and we are looking for some fantastic MC's to bring the show together.  With over 16 teams performing this year, we are excited for a great show and want you to be a part of it. Interested in trying out? Check the flyers located by the ASB bulletin boards for more information!    

Homestead!  Make sure to come out to the Winter Guard and Percussion Home Show on March 28th in the large Gym.  There are two shows, 6:15 and 8:00 pm.  See the posters around campus for more information.    

Equestriettes Dance Clinic – Want to dance with the Equestriettes? Come to our dance clinic on Saturday March 23 from 2-4pm in the Field House, and get a taste of what it takes to be on the HHS dance team! Registration and waiver is required. Check out our page on the HHS website for all the details and forms.    

Equestriettes Dance Team Tryouts – Interested in becoming a part of the award winning dance team? Attend the mandatory info meeting Tuesday, March 26th at 7pm in the PE classroom! Parent or guardian encouraged to attend too. Tryouts will be held April 9th-April 11th. Check the dance website for more details!    
    
Need help with homework or tutoring in a subject?  Visit the Academic Center!  In addition, Athena is an online digital platform that enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors in the Homestead Academic Center!    

For those of you who have received a Challenge Day permission slip this week, please return it to me ASAP!  There is only a limited number of spots available so bring in that permission slip if you would like to attend this special day!  The first 100 students that bring me their permission slip, will secure their spot!  However, if you did not receive a permission slip and would like to attend, please stop by and pick one up from me in the Main Office.    


CLUBS
Hey Mustangs! Want to embrace your inner maker and build a room-sized Rube Goldberg Machine? Come out to the Makers' Society's first meeting on Tuesday, March 19 at lunch in room C100.    

Get TEDdy guys! TEDxHomesteadHighSchool2019 will be taking place on Friday, March 22nd in the Auditorium from 5-8PM! Come to hear some of your very own Homestead peers give talks that are thought provoking, entertaining, and that dive deep into ideas that are not common discourse. Everyone is welcome, so feel free to bring friends too! Check out our Facebook page TEDx Homestead High School for more details. Hope to see you there!    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
College Information Night for Juniors and their parents is Wednesday, March 20th from 6:00-7:30 pm in the HHS Auditorium.  The presentation will include an overview of UC, CSU and out of state systems.        
 

March 14

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Be in control. Remember it’s your phone. You decide if and when to send and read texts, so take control!  Consider turning your phone off, setting it to silent or even storing it in the glove box before hitting the road.

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Herb roasted turkey with mashed potatoes, green beans and a roll.
    
Happy Battle of the Classes Week, Mustangs! Today is Elements Day. Remember to come out for cheer offs today during brunch in the quad. Tomorrow is Class Color Day!    

Students - Monday, March 18th is a Teacher Work Day and there are no classes.        
Students!  Your first Progress Report for second Semester Grades is available on the Infinite Campus Portal.      

Need help with homework or tutoring in a subject?  Visit the Academic Center!  In addition, Athena is an online digital platform that enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors in the Homestead Academic Center!    

For those of you who have received a Challenge Day permission slip this week, please return it to me ASAP!  There is only a limited number of spots available so bring in that permission slip if you would like to attend this special day!  The first 100 students that bring me their permission slip, will secure their spot!  However, if you did not receive a permission slip and would like to attend, please stop by and pick one up from me in the Main Office.    

CLUBS
Hey Mustangs! Want to embrace your inner maker and build a room-sized Rube Goldberg Machine? Come out to the Makers' Society's first meeting on Tuesday, March 19 at lunch in room C100.    

COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
College Information Night for Juniors and their parents is Wednesday, March 20th from 6:00-7:30 pm in the HHS Auditorium.  The presentation will include an overview of UC, CSU and out of state systems.
 

March 12

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Be in control. Remember it’s your phone. You decide if and when to send and read texts, so take control!  Consider turning your phone off, setting it to silent or even storing it in the glove box before hitting the road.


STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Taco Tuesday! Spicy ground beef or vegan meat with toppings and a corn taco shell.
    
Happy Battle of the Classes Week, Mustangs! Today is Tie-Dye Tuesday. Remember to come out for cheer offs today -Thursday during brunch in the quad. Tomorrow is Sports Day!    

Students!  Your first Progress Report for second Semester Grades is available on the Infinite Campus Portal.  If your parent/guardian hasn’t opened their account on the Infinite Campus Portal yet, please urge them to do so today!  See the HHS website for more information.    

The Homestead Academic Center is releasing its new online digital platform: HHS Athena. Athena enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors at the convenience of their phones and laptops. If you want immediate help on any subject, go to our website: https://hhsathena.org/ now or access it from the Student portal on the website! Look out for more information in your classes to sign-up!    

If you have attended a Challenge Day in the past, please consider being a leader at the upcoming Challenge Day on Tuesday, March 26th. If would like to be a leader, please contact Mrs. Fisher in the Main Office or by responding to her e-mail!  Space is limited!    


CLASS NEWS
Seniors—Applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

The class of 2021 and 2022 is hosting this year’s annual “bring your friends from other schools movie night featuring...INCREDIBLES 2!” Join us on Friday, March 22nd from 5:45-7:30 in the HHS field house.  Make sure to bring your friends from all FUHSD schools and money for chipotle/tpumps! Presales for chipotle and tpumps, for $5 each, continue today during brunch and lunch in the quad. Limited quantities will be available for purchase at the event. Admission is free.    


CLUBS
Come to the library during tutorial on Wednesday to hear author Kelly Loy Gilbert talk about her book Picture Us In The Light, which takes place in a competitive high school in Cupertino (sound familiar?) and explores family secrets and how we are all shaped by others. All students are welcome – you don’t need to have read the book to come.    

Frontier, Homestead's Art and Literary Magazine is hosting our annual writing contest! Submit any poetry or prose pieces you have for a chance to win a gift basket and be featured in a profile on The Epitaph. Visit hhsfrontier.weebly.com for more information!    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
The College & Career Center has information on all kinds of summer opportunities and jobs.  Check your school loop email regularly, or come in to find out more.    

March 11

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Be in control. Remember it’s your phone. You decide if and when to send and read texts, so take control!  Consider turning your phone off, setting it to silent or even storing it in the glove box before hitting the road.

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Spaghetti with meatballs and Italian bread with butter.
    
Happy Battle of the Classes Week, Mustangs! Today is Flashback Monday. Remember to come out for cheer offs today -Thursday during brunch in the quad. Tomorrow is Tie-Dye Tuesday!    

Homestead! The class ‘22’s second vlog is now available to watch at bit.ly/VLOG2HHS.    
    
Students!  Your first Progress Report for second Semester Grades is available on the Infinite Campus Portal.  If your parent/guardian hasn’t opened their account on the Infinite Campus Portal yet, please urge them to do so today!  See the HHS website for more information.    

If you have attended a Challenge Day in the past, I would like to invite you to be a leader at the upcoming Challenge Day on Tuesday, March 26th. All you have to do is arrive early to help set up and stay a few minutes later to help clean up & wear a red shirt so that you are easily recognizable. If would like to be a leader, please contact Mrs. Fisher in the Main Office or by responding to her e-mail!  Space is limited!    


CLASS NEWS
Seniors—Applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. This is a state recognition for high school graduates who have achieved a high level of proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking a World Language in addition to English. Depending on how you will meet the eligibility requirements, you may or may not need to submit an application. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

The class of 2021 and 2022 is hosting this year’s annual “bring your friends from other schools movie night featuring...INCREDIBLES 2!” Join us on Friday, March 22nd from 5:45-7:30 in the HHS field house.  Make sure to bring your friends from all FUHSD schools and money for chipotle/tpumps! Presales for chipotle and tpumps, for $5 each, continue today during brunch and lunch in the quad. Limited quantities will be available for purchase at the event. Admission is free.    

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!    


CLUBS
Come to the library during tutorial on Wednesday to hear author Kelly Loy Gilbert talk about her book Picture Us In The Light, which takes place in a competitive high school in Cupertino (sound familiar?) and explores family secrets and how we are all shaped by others. All students are welcome – you don’t need to have read the book to come.    

Frontier, Homestead's Art and Literary Magazine is hosting our annual writing contest! Submit any poetry or prose pieces you have for a chance to win a gift basket and be featured in a profile on The Epitaph. Visit hhsfrontier.weebly.com for more information!    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
The College & Career Center has information on all kinds of summer opportunities and jobs.  Check your school loop email regularly, or come in to find out more.        
 

March 8


TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Life is like taking a photograph.  Focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t turn out, take another shot.”  (Author Unknown)

 
STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Kung Pao chicken with peanuts and Soba noodles.
    
Course Selection Make-Up Day for Freshmen is today during tutorial in the College and Career Center. If you have not attended the course selection presentation you must attend today. If you have any questions regarding course selection, stop by and speak with the guidance counselors. Completed and signed Course Selection forms are due to English teachers on March 12th -13th for current 9th-11th grade students.    

Homestead! Come on out to IDC Fantastics, a district-wide rally, to support Homestead as we battle against the other four schools in the district. Fantastics is TODAY from 7-9 pm at Fremont High's Large Gym. It will be a great way to warm up to BOTC since there will be rally games, performances, AND TPUMPS ($5). Tickets are $2 sold in front of ASB during brunch and lunch. They are $3 at the door. Make sure to bring your student IDs!    

Mustangs. It's the moment you've all been waiting for...BATTLE OF THE CLASSES! The Battle of the Classes spirit week is NEXT WEEK, March 11 - 15. The theme is Elements! Freshmen are earth, sophomores are wind, juniors are water, and seniors are fire. The first dress-up day is Flashback Monday, so unleash your inner “old trend” self!        
    
What would a Mustang do? With the rainy weather, a lot more students are hanging out inside of classroom always during brunch and lunch to stay dry. If that is you, please make sure that you stay respectful to teachers and staff that may be using the classrooms for meetings, teaching or club activities. Keep the volume down and keep the language appropriate. This has been an especially big problem in Upper C, but all students should remember to act appropriately.
    
If you have attended a Challenge Day in the past, I would like to invite you to be a leader at the upcoming Challenge Day on Tuesday, March 26th. All you have to do is arrive early to help set up and stay a few minutes later to help clean up & wear a red shirt so that you are easily recognizable. If would like to be a leader, please contact Mrs. Fisher in the Main Office or by responding to her e-mail!  Space is limited!    

Students!  Your first Progress Report for second Semester Grades is available on the Infinite Campus Portal.  If your parent/guardian hasn’t opened their account on the Infinite Campus Portal yet, please urge them to do so today!  See the HHS website for more information.    

Every 2 seconds, someone in the United States is in need of blood. Drop by the sign-up table today during lunch or talk to a CSF officer to sign up! All donors get a free T-shirt!    

CLASS NEWS
Seniors—Applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. This is a state recognition for high school graduates who have achieved a high level of proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking a World Language in addition to English. Depending on how you will meet the eligibility requirements, you may or may not need to submit an application. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

The class of 2021 and 2022 is hosting this year’s annual “bring your friends from other schools movie night featuring...INCREDIBLES 2!” Join us on Friday, March 22nd from 5:45-7:30 in the HHS field house.  Make sure to bring your friends from all FUHSD schools and money for chipotle/tpumps! Presales for chipotle and tpumps, for $5 each, continue today during brunch and lunch in the quad. Limited quantities will be available for purchase at the event. Admission is free.    

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!    

Attention Seniors! Seniors sweatshirts are now available! Order yours in person in front of ASB during brunch or lunch today or online at tinyurl.com/sweatshirtsale19.  The price is $25. If you have already filled out our form online, please bring $25 to the table in front of ASB to pay for your order.    


CLUBS
Hello Mustangs! In honor of National Women’s Day, come out to Martial Arts Club and Women’s Empowerment Ambassadors joint self-defense seminar! It will be held today, from 3:30 - 4:30 in the small gym! No experience is necessary!    

Frontier, Homestead's Art and Literary Magazine is hosting our annual writing contest! Submit any poetry or prose pieces you have for a chance to win a gift basket and be featured in a profile on The Epitaph. Visit hhsfrontier.weebly.com for more information!    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

The College & Career Center has information on all kinds of summer opportunities and jobs.  Check your school loop email regularly, or come in to find out more.                                

Seniors!  Amazon is hiring for a variety of hourly positions in the Bay Area.  You must be 18 years old. See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.                              
    
    

March 7

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Life is like taking a photograph.  Focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t turn out, take another shot.”  (Author Unknown)

 
STUDENTS

Today’s lunch is:  Roast chicken, mashed potatoes, seasonal veggies
    
If you have not attended a course selection presentation and need the material you MUST attend a Course Selection Make-up Day: Friday, March 8, 2019 for current 9th grade in the College & Career Center (A108) during tutorial. If there are any questions regarding course selection, stop by and speak with the guidance counselors.         

The Homestead Academic Center is releasing its new online digital platform: HHS Athena. Athena enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors at the convenience of their phones and laptops. If you want immediate help on any subject, go to our website: https://hhsathena.org/ now or access it from the Student Portal on the website! Look out for more information in your classes to sign-up!                

What would a Mustang do? With the rainy weather, a lot more students are hanging out inside of classroom always during brunch and lunch to stay dry. If that is you, please make sure that you stay respectful to teachers and staff that may be using the classrooms for meetings, teaching or club activities. Keep the volume down and keep the language appropriate. This has been an especially big problem in Upper C, but all students should remember to act appropriately.
    

Hello Mustangs! In honor of National Women’s Day, come out to Martial Arts Club and Women’s Empowerment Ambassadors joint self-defense seminar! It will be held this Friday, from 3:30 - 4:30 in the small gym! No experience is necessary!                                                

If you have attended a Challenge Day in the past, I would like to invite you to be a leader at the upcoming Challenge Day on Tuesday, March 26th. All you have to do is arrive early to help set up and stay a few minutes later to help clean up & wear a red shirt so that you are easily recognizable. If would like to be a leader, please contact Mrs. Fisher in the Main Office or by responding to her e-mail!  Space is limited!                            

Students!  Your first Progress Report for second Semester Grades will be available on the Infinite Campus Portal TODAY, if your parent/guardian hasn’t opened their account on the Infinite Campus Portal yet, please urge them to open their account today!  See the HHS website for more information.                        

Every 2 seconds, someone in the United States is in need of blood. CSF will be having sign-ups for the Spring Blood Drive all week in front of ASB. Drop by during lunch or talk to a CSF officer to sign up! All donors get a free T-shirt!
    

CLASS NEWS
Seniors—applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. This is a state recognition for high school graduates who have achieved a high level of proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking a World Language in addition to English. Depending on how you will meet the eligibility requirements, you may or may not need to submit an application. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31st.    

The class of 2021 and 2022 is hosting this year’s annual bring your friends from other schools movie night featuring...INCREDIBLES 2!! Join us on Friday, March 22nd from 5:45-7:30 in the HHS field house.  Make sure to bring your friends from all FUHSD schools and money for chipotle/tpumps! We’ll be hosting presales for chipotle and tpumps for $5 each the week of March 4-8 at brunch and lunch in the quad. Limited quantities available for purchase at the event. Admission is free.                                             

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
Seniors!  Sunnyvale Little League is looking for volunteers to help set up for the Spring Season.  See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.    

The College & Career Center has information on all kinds of summer opportunities and jobs.  Check your school loop email regularly, or come in to find out more.                                

Seniors!  Amazon is hiring for a variety of hourly positions in the Bay Area.  You must be 18 years old. See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.                            

What will you do this summer?  Check your school loop email or the College & Career Center for opportunities. 


 

March 6

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Life is like taking a photograph.  Focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t turn out, take another shot.”  (Author Unknown)

 
STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  BBQ day!
    
Homestead is on a special bell schedule TODAY due to the WASC visit and there is NO LATE START TODAY.

Due to the special WASC schedule this week, the Library will be closed TODAY beginning at 1:55 for the remainder of the day.  Please plan accordingly.    

If you have not attended a course selection presentation and need the material you MUST attend a Course Selection Make-up Day: TODAY for current 10th & 11th grade in the College & Career Center (A108) during a special tutorial time 9:30-10:05 AM. Friday, March 8, 2019 for current 9th grade in the College & Career Center (A108) during tutorial. If there are any questions regarding course selection, stop by and speak with the guidance counselors.         

The Homestead Academic Center is releasing its new online digital platform: HHS Athena. Athena enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors at the convenience of their phones and laptops. If you want immediate help on any subject, go to our website: https://hhsathena.org/ now or access it from the Student Portal on the website! Look out for more information in your classes to sign-up!                

What would a Mustang do? With the rainy weather, a lot more students are hanging out inside of classroom always during brunch and lunch to stay dry. If that is you, please make sure that you stay respectful to teachers and staff that may be using the classrooms for meetings, teaching or club activities. Keep the volume down and keep the language appropriate. This has been an especially big problem in Upper C, but all students should remember to act appropriately.
    

Hello Mustangs! In honor of National Women’s Day, come out to Martial Arts Club and Women’s Empowerment Ambassadors joint self-defense seminar! It will be held this Friday, from 3:30 - 4:30 in the small gym! No experience is necessary!                                                

If you have attended a Challenge Day in the past, I would like to invite you to be a leader at the upcoming Challenge Day on Tuesday, March 26th. All you have to do is arrive early to help set up and stay a few minutes later to help clean up & wear a red shirt so that you are easily recognizable. If would like to be a leader, please contact Mrs. Fisher in the Main Office or by responding to her e-mail!  Space is limited!                            

Students!  Your first Progress Report for second Semester Grades will be available on the Infinite Campus Portal TOMORROW, if your parent/guardian hasn’t opened their account on the Infinite Campus Portal yet, please urge them to open their account today!  See the HHS website for more information.                    

Every 2 seconds, someone in the United States is in need of blood. CSF will be having sign-ups for the Spring Blood Drive all week in front of ASB. Drop by during lunch or talk to a CSF officer to sign up! All donors get a free T-shirt!
    

CLASS NEWS
Seniors—applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. This is a state recognition for high school graduates who have achieved a high level of proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking a World Language in addition to English. Depending on how you will meet the eligibility requirements, you may or may not need to submit an application. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31st.    

Unfortunately, the Programming Club guest speaker for TODAY has been canceled. We apologize for the trouble, but please look out for a rescheduled day for this event!                            

HHS Programming Club is hosting a fundraiser at Panda Express TONIGHT. A portion of your proceeds will help the club! Come and show your support!
                                                    J. Shelby
The class of 2021 and 2022 is hosting this year’s annual bring your friends from other schools movie night featuring...INCREDIBLES 2!! Join us on Friday, March 22nd from 5:45-7:30 in the HHS field house.  Make sure to bring your friends from all FUHSD schools and money for chipotle/tpumps! We’ll be hosting presales for chipotle and tpumps for $5 each the week of March 4-8 at brunch and lunch in the quad. Limited quantities available for purchase at the event. Admission is free.                                             M. Amezquita

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!    HHS PTSA


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

Seniors!  Sunnyvale Little League is looking for volunteers to help set up for the Spring Season.  See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.    M. Lund

The College & Career Center has information on all kinds of summer opportunities and jobs.  Check your school loop email regularly, or come in to find out more.                                           M. Lund

Seniors!  Amazon is hiring for a variety of hourly positions in the Bay Area.  You must be 18 years old. See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.                            M. Lund

What will you do this summer?  Check your school loop email or the College & Career Center for opportunities. 
M. Lund


 

March 5

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Life is like taking a photograph.  Focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t turn out, take another shot.”  (Author Unknown)

 
STUDENTS

Today’s lunch is:  Nacho bar!
    
Homestead is on a special bell schedule today thru Wednesday due to the WASC visit. Please note LATE START is on Tuesday, and NO LATE START on Wednesday.    

Due to the special WASC schedule this week, the Library will be closed today from 7:45-9:05 and on Wednesday beginning at 1:55 for the remainder of the day.  Please plan accordingly.    

The Homestead Academic Center is releasing its new online digital platform: HHS Athena. Athena enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors at the convenience of their phones and laptops. If you want immediate help on any subject, go to our website: https://hhsathena.org/ now or access it from the Student Portal on the website! Look out for more information in your classes to sign-up!                

What would a Mustang do? With the rainy weather, a lot more students are hanging out inside of classroom always during brunch and lunch to stay dry. If that is you, please make sure that you stay respectful to teachers and staff that may be using the classrooms for meetings, teaching or club activities. Keep the volume down and keep the language appropriate. This has been an especially big problem in Upper C, but all students should remember to act appropriately.    

Hello Mustangs! In honor of National Women’s Day, come out to Martial Arts Club and Women’s Empowerment Ambassadors joint self-defense seminar! It will be held this Friday, from 3:30 - 4:30 in the small gym! No experience is necessary!                                            

If you have attended a Challenge Day in the past, I would like to invite you to be a leader at the upcoming Challenge Day on Tuesday, March 26th. All you have to do is arrive early to help set up and stay a few minutes later to help clean up & wear a red shirt so that you are easily recognizable. If would like to be a leader, please contact Mrs. Fisher in the Main Office or by responding to her e-mail!  Space is limited!                    

Every 2 seconds, someone in the United States is in need of blood. CSF will be having sign-ups for the Spring Blood Drive all week in front of ASB. Drop by during lunch or talk to a CSF officer to sign up! All donors get a free T-shirt!
    

CLASS NEWS
Seniors—applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. This is a state recognition for high school graduates who have achieved a high level of proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking a World Language in addition to English. Depending on how you will meet the eligibility requirements, you may or may not need to submit an application. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

Hello Homestead! HHS Programming Club is proud to announce that the original creator of the PHP programming language, Rasmus Lerdorf, is coming to Homestead for a special talk THIS Wednesday, March 6th, at 3:35 in the Auditorium! He will be talking about his experience creating this extraordinary programming language and how it has changed the way websites are developed! Bring your friends as well as your questions!

HHS Programming Club is also hosting a fundraiser at Panda Express THIS Wednesday, March 6th, after the speaker event. A portion of your proceeds will help the club! Come and show your support!
                                                    
The class of 2021 and 2022 is hosting this year’s annual bring your friends from other schools movie night featuring...INCREDIBLES 2!! Join us on Friday, March 22nd from 5:45-7:30 in the HHS field house.  Make sure to bring your friends from all FUHSD schools and money for chipotle/tpumps! We’ll be hosting presales for chipotle and tpumps for $5 each the week of March 4-8 at brunch and lunch in the quad. Limited quantities available for purchase at the event. Admission is free.                                             

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER

Seniors!  Sunnyvale Little League is looking for volunteers to help set up for the Spring Season.  See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.    

The College & Career Center has information on all kinds of summer opportunities and jobs.  Check your school loop email regularly, or come in to find out more.                                           

Seniors!  Amazon is hiring for a variety of hourly positions in the Bay Area.  You must be 18 years old. See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.                        

What will you do this summer?  Check your school loop email or the College & Career Center for opportunities. 


 

March 4

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Life is like taking a photograph.  Focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t turn out, take another shot.”  (Author Unknown)

 
STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Pasta Prima Vera with parmesan cheese and garlic bread.
    
Homestead is on a special bell schedule today thru Wednesday due to the WASC visit. Please note LATE START is on Monday and Tuesday, and NO LATE START on Wednesday.    

Due to the special WASC schedule this week, the Library will be closed today and tomorrow from 7:45-9:05 and on Wednesday from 1:55-3:15.  Please plan accordingly.    

What would a Mustang do? With the rainy weather, a lot more students are hanging out inside of classroom always during brunch and lunch to stay dry. If that is you, please make sure that you stay respectful to teachers and staff that may be using the classrooms for meetings, teaching or club activities. Keep the volume down and keep the language appropriate. This has been an especially big problem in Upper C, but all students should remember to act appropriately.
    

If you have attended a Challenge Day in the past, I would like to invite you to be a leader at the upcoming Challenge Day on Tuesday, March 26th. All you have to do is arrive early to help set up and stay a few minutes later to help clean up & wear a red shirt so that you are easily recognizable. If would like to be a leader, please contact Mrs. Fisher in the Main Office or by responding to her e-mail!                            

Every 2 seconds, someone in the United States is in need of blood. CSF will be having sign ups for the Spring Blood Drive all week in front of ASB. Drop by during lunch or talk to a CSF officer to sign up! All donors get a free T-shirt!
    

CLASS NEWS
Seniors—applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. This is a state recognition for high school graduates who have achieved a high level of proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking a World Language in addition to English. Depending on how you will meet the eligibility requirements, you may or may not need to submit an application. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

The class of 2021 and 2022 is hosting this year’s annual bring your friends from other schools movie night featuring...INCREDIBLES 2!! Join us on March 22 from 5:45-7:30 in the HHS field house.  Make sure to bring your friends from all FUHSD schools and money for chipotle/tpumps! We’ll be hosting presales for chipotle and tpumps for $5 each the week of March 4-8 at brunch and lunch in the quad. Limited quantities available for purchase at the event. Admission is free.                                         

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!    

COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
Seniors!  Sunnyvale Little League is looking for volunteers to help set up for the Spring Season.  See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.    

The College & Career Center has information on all kinds of summer opportunities and jobs.  Check your school loop email regularly, or come in to find out more.                                           
 

March 1

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”  -  Booker T. Washington

 
STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Stir Fry Teriyaki Chicken and Vegetable bowl with Jasmine Rice and a Fortune Cookie.
    
Homestead is on a special bell schedule Monday, March 4th thru Wednesday, March 6, due to the WASC visit. Please note LATE START is on Monday and Tuesday, and NO LATE START on Wednesday.    

Due to the special WASC schedule next week, the Library will be closed during on Monday and Tuesday from 7:45-9:05 and on Wednesday from 1:55-3:15.  Please plan accordingly.    

The AP Chinese exam lottery closes at 4:00 p.m. today.  Students who are selected in the lottery will be notified March 4th.    

Attention 11th Grade Students - You will attend your Course Selection presentations, for the 2019-20 school today during tutorial.  See the website for more information.    

The Virtual Enterprise class is hosting an environmentally friendly, reusable cup fundraiser, this week in the quad.  The cup comes with a top and straw and you get to choose the color from 5 different options.  $7 for one cup or $12 for two cups, come out to help the environment and support your peers!                     

On March 4th - 6th, Homestead will be welcoming a team of visiting teachers from the WASC accreditation organization.  Six teachers will be visiting throughout the day to learn about what we do here on campus.  They will be visiting classrooms, meeting with students and staff, and providing us with feedback on how we are doing. Let’s welcome them to mustang territory next week!    

What would a Mustang do? With the rainy weather, a lot more students are hanging out inside of classroom always during brunch and lunch to stay dry. If that is you, please make sure that you stay respectful to teachers and staff that may be using the classrooms for meetings, teaching or club activities. Keep the volume down and keep the language appropriate. This has been an especially big problem in Upper C, but all students should remember to act appropriately.
    

The Battle of the Classes rally is coming up and we are looking for MC's. Try-outs will be on Tuesday March 5th at lunch in the large gym. Sign-ups to tryout will be posted on the door of A114 until March 4th! If you’d like more information see Ms. Kirby for questions.    


CLASS NEWS
Seniors—applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. This is a state recognition for high school graduates who have achieved a high level of proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking a World Language in addition to English. Depending on how you will meet the eligibility requirements, you may or may not need to submit an application. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    


Seniors, save the date! Friday, May 24 is Senior Prom at Levi’s Stadium from 8pm to midnight! Ticket sales start Tuesday, April 23.    

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!

    
The class of 2021 and 2022 is hosting this year’s annual bring your friends from other schools movie night featuring...INCREDIBLES 2!! Join us on March 22 from 5:45-7:30 in the HHS field house.  Make sure to bring your friends from all FUHSD schools and money for chipotle/tpumps! We’ll be hosting presales for chipotle and tpumps for $5 each the week of March 4-8 at brunch and lunch in the quad. Limited quantities available for purchase at the event. Admission is free. 
    


CLUBS
Frontier, Homestead's Art and Literary Magazine is hosting our annual writing contest! Submit any poetry or prose pieces you have for a chance to win a gift basket and be featured in a profile on The Epitaph. Visit hhsfrontier.weebly.com for more information.    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
Seniors!  Sunnyvale Little League is looking for volunteers to help set up for the Spring Season.  See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.    

The College & Career Center has information on all kinds of summer opportunities and jobs.  Check your school loop email regularly, or come in to find out more.                                
 

Last Month's Bulletins

February 28

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”  -  Booker T. Washington

 
STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  California Thursdays! Local Broccolini Fettuccini with Grilled Chicken.

Homestead is on a special bell schedule Monday, March 4th thru Wednesday, March 6, due to the WASC visit. Please note LATE START is on Monday and Tuesday, and NO LATE START on Wednesday.    

Due to the special WASC schedule next week, the Library will be closed during on Monday and Tuesday from 7:45-9:05 and on Wednesday from 1:55-3:15.  Please plan accordingly.    

Congrats to Homestead Cheer who competed at Nationals last week and scored a perfect routine.  The team finished 20th in the national competition and wrapped up a very successful competitive season.    
    
The District has extended the AP Chinese exam lottery to 4:00 p.m. this Friday, March 1st.  If you have already entered the lottery, you do not need to do anything additional.   If you wish to enter the lottery, you may do so on line via the link on our website.  Students who are selected in the lottery will be notified March 4th.    

What would a Mustang do? With the rainy weather, a lot more students are hanging out inside of classroom always during brunch and lunch to stay dry. If that is you, please make sure that you stay respectful to teachers and staff that may be using the classrooms for meetings, teaching or club activities. Keep the volume down and keep the language appropriate. This has been an especially big problem in Upper C, but all students should remember to act appropriately.
    

Attention 11th Grade Students - You will attend your Course Selection presentations, for the 2019-20 school year on Friday.  See the website for more information.    

On March 4th - 6th, Homestead will be welcoming a team of visiting teachers from the WASC accreditation organization.  Six teachers will be visiting throughout the day to learn about what we do here on campus.  They will be visiting classrooms, meeting with students and staff, and providing us with feedback on how we are doing. Let’s welcome them to mustang territory next week!    

The Virtual Enterprise class is hosting an environmentally friendly, reusable cup fundraiser, this week in the quad.  The cup comes with a top and straw and you get to choose the color from 5 different options.  $7 for one cup or $12 for two cups, come out to help the environment and support your peers!                         

Hey Homestead! Want to show off Homestead during our BOTC rally? Have a friend you want to host? Apply to be a host for the Homestead Exchange on March 15th (last day of BOTC)! Even if you don't have a specific friend in mind, apply and make a new friend! Host applications can be found in your class Facebook pages or in the ASB office after the break. They are due tomorrow.    

The Battle of the Classes rally is coming up and we are looking for MC's. Try-outs will be on Tuesday March 5th at lunch in the large gym. Sign-ups to tryout will be posted on the door of A114 until March 4th! If you’d like more information see Ms. Kirby for questions.    


CLASS NEWS
Seniors—applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. This is a state recognition for high school graduates who have achieved a high level of proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking a World Language in addition to English. Depending on how you will meet the eligibility requirements, you may or may not need to submit an application. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

Seniors, save the date! Friday, May 24 is Senior Prom at Levi’s Stadium from 8pm to midnight! Ticket sales start Tuesday, April 23.    

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!    


CLUBS
Creative Bookkeeping will be discussing the book Picture Us In The Light, which takes place in at a school in our district, before the author visits Homestead next month. Join us today at lunch in the library for an interesting conversation about issues that hit close to home.    

Frontier, Homestead's Art and Literary Magazine is hosting our annual writing contest! Submit any poetry or prose pieces you have for a chance to win a gift basket and be featured in a profile on The Epitaph. Visit hhsfrontier.weebly.com for more information.    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
Seniors!  Sunnyvale Little League is looking for volunteers to help set up for the Spring Season.  See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.    

The College & Career Center has information on all kinds of summer opportunities and jobs.  Check your school loop email regularly, or come in to find out more.                
 

February 27

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”  -  Booker T. Washington

 
STUDENTS

Today’s lunch is:  Pulled pork sandwich, kale & cabbage coleslaw and applesauce or vegie burger with sweet potato fries.

Congrats to Homestead Cheer who competed at Nationals last week and scored a perfect routine.  The team finished 20th in the national competition and wrapped up a very successful competitive season.    

Hola Homestead! For the third day of Multicultural Week we will be having a KSA dance performance during brunch, followed by a Lion Dance performance during lunch, both of which are on stage in the quad. The Lion Dance group is coming all the way from San Francisco, so don’t miss out on this unique performance! Additionally, we will be holding ticket sales for Multicultural Night today, as well as Friday, during lunch in front of ASB. Remember, that Friday will not only be Multicultural Night from 6-8 PM, but also be Cultural Day! Be sure to get decked out in your cultural gear to show off your heritage!    

The District has extended the AP Chinese exam lottery to 4:00 p.m. this Friday, March 1st.  If you have already entered the lottery, you do not need to do anything additional.   If you wish to enter the lottery, you may do so on line via the link on our website.  Students who are selected in the lottery will be notified March 4th.

Current 10th grade students will attend their Course Selection presentations today during tutorial and current 11th grade students will attend on Friday. See the website for more information.    

On March 4th - 6th, Homestead will be welcoming a team of visiting teachers from the WASC accreditation organization.  Six teachers will be visiting throughout the day to learn about what we do here on campus.  They will be visiting classrooms, meeting with students and staff, and providing us with feedback on how we are doing. Let’s welcome them to mustang territory next week!    

Attention potential AVID tutors! Please make sure you or your recommending teacher have turned in your application to either Mr. Ratti’s room C-101 or his box in the office. Thank you!    

Hey Homestead! Want to show off Homestead during our BOTC rally? Have a friend you want to host? Apply to be a host for the Homestead Exchange on March 15th (last day of BOTC)! Even if you don't have a specific friend in mind, apply and make a new friend! Host applications can be found in your class Facebook pages or in the ASB office after the break. They are due on March 1st.    

The Battle of the Classes rally is coming up and we are looking for MC's. Try-outs will be on Tuesday March 5th at lunch in the large gym. Sign-ups to tryout will be posted on the door of A114 until March 4th! If you’d like more information see Ms. Kirby for questions.    

Homestead is on a special bell schedule Monday, March 4th thru Wednesday, March 6, due to the WASC visit. Please note LATE START is on Monday and Tuesday, and NO LATE START on Wednesday.    

The Homestead Academic Center is releasing its new online digital platform: HHS Athena. Athena enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors at the convenience of their phones and laptops. If you want immediate help on any subject, go to our website: https://hhsathena.org/ now or access it from the Student portal on the website! Look out for more information in your classes to sign-up!    


Homestead High School is participating in the Princess Project. For more information, please see the Homestead website or stop by and talk to Mrs. Fisher.     

Want to be a part of Homestead’s Award Winning Dance Team and perform at football games and rallies and more?  For more information about the Equestriettes, see the HHS website under Student Life / Athletics / Dance-team.    
    

CLASS NEWS
Seniors—applications for the California Seal of Biliteracy are now available. This is a state recognition for high school graduates who have achieved a high level of proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking a World Language in addition to English. Depending on how you will meet the eligibility requirements, you may or may not need to submit an application. For more information, see the district website, a World Language teacher, or your school’s main office. Applications are available on the district website and are due March 31.    

Seniors, save the date! Friday, May 24 is Senior Prom at Levi’s Stadium from 8pm to midnight! Ticket sales start Tuesday, April 23.    

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!


CLUBS
…And a 5, 6, 7, 8--Oh, hey Homestead, come out to Indopak's dance Workshop today, from 3:30-4:30pm in the dance studio. Our Nasha (nu-sha) captain Ruchi Chhadwa (Roo-chi Cha-Had-Wa) will be teaching a fun Bollywood styled choreo piece. Hope to see you there!    

Frontier, Homestead's Art and Literary Magazine is hosting our annual writing contest! Submit any poetry or prose pieces you have for a chance to win a gift basket and be featured in a profile on The Epitaph. Visit hhsfrontier.weebly.com for more information.    

Creative Bookkeeping will be discussing the book Picture Us In The Light, which takes place in at a school in our district, before the author visits Homestead next month. Join us Thursday at lunch in the library for an interesting conversation about issues that hit close to home.    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
Seniors!  Sunnyvale Little League is looking for volunteers to help set up for the Spring Season.  See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.    
 

February 26

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”  -  Booker T. Washington

 
STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Nacho Bar!  Spicy Ground Turkey with cheese, beans, tortilla chips and salsa.
    
The District has extended the AP Chinese exam lottery to 4:00 p.m. this Friday, March 1st.  If you have already entered the lottery, you do not need to do anything additional.   If you wish to enter the lottery, you may do so on line via the link on our website.  Students who are selected in the lottery will be notified March 4th.    

Attention 9th, 10th and 11th Grade Students - You will attend your Course Selection presentations, for the 2019-20 school year. Current 10th grade students will attend this Wednesday and current 11th grade students will attend on Friday.    

On March 4th - 6th, Homestead will be welcoming a team of visiting teachers from the WASC accreditation organization.  Six teachers will be visiting throughout the day to learn about what we do here on campus.  They will be visiting classrooms, meeting with students and staff, and providing us with feedback on how we are doing. Let’s welcome them to mustang territory next week!    

Attention potential AVID tutors! Please make sure you or your recommending teacher have turned in your application to either Mr. Ratti’s room C-101 or his box in the office. Thank you!    

Hey Homestead! Want to show off Homestead during our BOTC rally? Have a friend you want to host? Apply to be a host for the Homestead Exchange on March 15th (last day of BOTC)! Even if you don't have a specific friend in mind, apply and make a new friend! Host applications can be found in your class Facebook pages or in the ASB office after the break. They are due on March 1st.    

The Battle of the Classes rally is coming up and we are looking for MC's. Try-outs will be on Tuesday March 5th at lunch in the large gym. Sign-ups to tryout will be posted on the door of A114 until March 4th! If you’d like more information see Ms. Kirby for questions.    

Homestead is on a special bell schedule Monday, March 4th thru Wednesday, March 6, due to the WASC visit. Please note LATE START is on Monday and Tuesday, and NO LATE START on Wednesday.    

Homestead High School is participating in the Princess Project. For more information, please see the Homestead website or stop by and talk to Mrs. Fisher.    

Want to be a part of Homestead’s Award Winning Dance Team and perform at football games and rallies and more?  For more information about the Equestriettes, see the HHS website under Student Life / Athletics / Dance-team.    
    

CLASS NEWS
Seniors, save the date! Friday, May 24 is Senior Prom at Levi’s Stadium from 8pm to midnight! Ticket sales start Tuesday, April 23.    

Attention Seniors!  Purchase your Grad Night Party Ticket Now!  Go to www.hhsgradparty.org. Tickets are $175 and prices go up on April 12th!    

CLUBS
Frontier, Homestead's Art and Literary Magazine is hosting our annual writing contest! Submit any poetry or prose pieces you have for a chance to win a gift basket and be featured in a profile on The Epitaph. Visit hhsfrontier.weebly.com for more information.    


COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
Seniors!  Sunnyvale Little League is looking for volunteers to help set up for the Spring Season.  See Mrs. Lund in the College & Career Center for more information.    


 

February 15

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. “      Harriet Tubman

 
STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Orange chicken with oriental vegetables served over brown rice. 

AP Exam registration concludes today.
    
Hey Mustangs! Are you interested in joining the Journalism staff next year and writing for The Epitaph, then please come to our information meeting today at lunch in room C105. Graduating Senior Editors will be there to answer your questions and tell you all about the class. See you there!    

Hey Leg Reps! Today is the first meeting of the year during tutorial in the field house! Make sure to come out to this important update meeting and as a reminder, leg reps are all expected to attend. See you there!    

Attention 9th, 10th and 11th Grade Students - You will attend your Course Selection presentations, for the 2019-20 school year. Current 9th grade students will attend on Monday, February 25th, current 10th grade students will attend on Wednesday February 27th  , and current 11th grade will attend on  Friday March 1st.    

The City Of Sunnyvale in conjunction with Columbia Neighborhood Center is hosting a Youth Drop-In Basketball Gym during the February break, Tuesday – Friday, February 19 – 22 from 1 – 4 PM.   See the website or visit Sunnyvale.ca.gov for more information.    

Attention students, the County of Santa Clara is working on making improvements along the Homestead Road corridor between Los Altos and school. There is a community meeting on Monday, February 25 at 6pm in the HHS Auditorium, and we would love to have students present their feedback and experiences traveling the corridor.    

Our district is seeking a motivated, dedicated, and energetic student to be the Student Board Representative for the 2019-20 school year and be a student voice to the Board of Trustees. Applications are in the ASB office and are due on February 25th.    

The IDC Fantastics is an intense rally battle between Homestead, Fremont, Monta Vista, Lynbrook, and Cupertino, taking place at Fremont High School on March 8th from 6:30-9 pm! Pick up a Participation Waiver Form from the ASB office and turn it into the ASB office by February 25th by the end of brunch!    

Homestead is on a special bell schedule Monday, March 4th thru Wednesday, March 6, due to the WASC visit. Please note LATE START is on Monday and Tuesday, and NO LATE START on Wednesday.    

Homestead High School is participating in the Princess Project. For more information, please see the Homestead website or stop by and talk to Mrs. Fisher.    


CLASS NEWS
Seniors -   We are pleased to announce that the Barbara Emerich Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications from qualified 2019 graduating seniors. Please see the HHS website for more information.


CLUBS
Are you interested in medicine? Want to participate in fun activities? Come to FPA's clinical diagnoses meeting today during lunch in S8.    

Do you want to oFISHally (officially) express your love for poke? Come to Pokenomics today to support Japanese National Honor Society/J-Club. Flyers can be found in room L103 and on posters around campus. Hope to see you there!    
    
Tired of taking the L when you play games? Want to learn how math can help you level up?  Come join us in B101 at lunch today for the Math Club's first ever guest talk! Our speaker, Dr. Simon Rubenstein-Salzedo, is an experienced mathematician and a Stanford PhD. He is giving an entertaining talk on "Take-Away Games." We hope to see you there!
 

February 25

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”  -  Booker T. Washington

 
STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Macaroni & cheese, broccoli and corn muffin
    
Attention students, the County of Santa Clara is working on making improvements along the Homestead Road corridor between Los Altos and school. There is a community meeting today at 6pm in the HHS Auditorium, and we would love to have students present their feedback and experiences traveling the corridor.    

Attention 9th, 10th and 11th Grade Students - You will attend your Course Selection presentations, for the 2019-20 school year. Current 9th grade students will attend today, current 10th grade students will attend this Wednesday and current 11th grade will attend on  Friday March 1st.    

Hey Homestead! Want to show off Homestead during our BOTC rally? Have a friend you want to host? Apply to be a host for the Homestead Exchange on March 15th (last day of BOTC)! Even if you don't have a specific friend in mind, apply and make a new friend! Host applications can be found in your class Facebook pages or in the ASB office after the break. They are due on March 1st.    

Homestead is on a special bell schedule Monday, March 4th thru Wednesday, March 6, due to the WASC visit. Please note LATE START is on Monday and Tuesday, and NO LATE START on Wednesday.    

Homestead High School is participating in the Princess Project. For more information, please see the Homestead website or stop by and talk to Mrs. Fisher.    

Want to be a part of Homestead’s Award Winning Dance Team and perform at football games and rallies and more?  For more information about the Equestriettes, see the HHS website under Student Life / Athletics / Dance-team.    


CLASS NEWS
Seniors - Buy your Grad Night Party ticket NOW! GNP tickets are on sale now.  Ticket prices will increase on April 12th so get your tickets for only $175.  Print out the forms from www.hhsgradparty.org and return them to the GNP box in the office. Sign up now for a fun evening celebrating with your classmates.    

Seniors, save the date! Friday, May 24 is Senior Prom at Levi’s Stadium from 8pm to midnight! Ticket sales start Tuesday, April 23.
 

February 14

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. “      Harriet Tubman

 
STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Herb roasted turkey with mashed potatoes, steamed green beans and a roll. 

AP Chinese Lottery - 9th and 10th grade students not enrolled in FUHSD Chinese program may sign up for the lottery of remaining seats (if available after groups 1, 2, and 3). The online form will be open from Sunday, Feb. 10 at 7 a.m. and will close on Friday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. Students will receive notification via email provided by 5 p.m. on Feb. 26.  AP Exam registration concludes this Friday, February 15th.
    
Our district is seeking a motivated, dedicated, and energetic student to be the Student Board Representative for the 2019-20 school year and be a student voice to the Board of Trustees. If you want to learn about education and policy-making in our district and beyond, don’t miss this chance to serve your district and make an impact on education! Please pick up an application from the ASB office. Applications are due on February 25th.    

Hey Mustangs! Are you interested in joining the Journalism staff next year and writing for The Epitaph, then please come to our information meeting Friday, February 15th at lunch in room C105. Graduating Senior Editors will be there to answer your questions and tell you all about the class. See you there!    

Attention 9th, 10th and 11th Grade Students - You will attend your Course Selection presentations, for the 2019-20 school year during tutorial. Current 9th grade students will attend on Monday, February 25th, current 10th grade students will attend on Wednesday February 27th, and current 11th grade will attend on  Friday March 1st.    

The City Of Sunnyvale in conjunction with Columbia Neighborhood Center is hosting a Youth Drop-In Basketball Gym during the February break, Tuesday – Friday, February 19 – 22 from 1 – 4 PM.   See the website or visit Sunnyvale.ca.gov for more information.    

Attention students, the County of Santa Clara is working on making improvements along the Homestead Road corridor between Los Altos and school. There is a community meeting on Monday, February 25 at 6pm in the HHS Auditorium, and we would love to have students present their feedback and experiences traveling the corridor.    

Homestead High School is participating in the Princess Project to support students needing affordable prom dresses for the upcoming prom season. If you are interested in more information, please see the Homestead website for more information or stop by and talk to Mrs. Fisher.     

Hey Mustangs! Are you interested in competing against the rest of the FUHSD schools in a BOTC style rally? The IDC Fantastics is an intense rally battle between Homestead, Fremont, Monta Vista, Lynbrook, and Cupertino, taking place at Fremont High School on March 8th from 6:30-9 pm! Pick up a Participation Waiver Form from the ASB office and turn it into the ASB office by February 25th by the end of brunch!    

The Homestead Academic Center is releasing its new online digital platform: HHS Athena. Athena enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors at the convenience of their phones and laptops. If you want immediate help on any subject, go to our website: https://hhsathena.org/ now or access it from the Student portal on the website! Look out for more information in your classes to sign-up!    

Attention Students! – Please be sure to check the website for the special bell schedule Monday, March 4 thru Wednesday, March 6, due to the WASC visit.      


CLASS NEWS
Seniors -   We are pleased to announce that the Barbara Emerich Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications from qualified 2019 graduating seniors. Please see the HHS website for more information.    


CLUBS
Econ Club is hosting a meeting today at lunch in B205. Be sure to stop by to learn about upcoming second semester activities, and updates about preparing for the Econ Challenge!    

Are you interested in medicine? Want to participate in fun activities? Come to FPA's clinical diagnoses meeting on Friday during lunch in S8.

Are you single on Valentine’s Day? Do you want to oFISHally (officially) express your love for poke? Come to Pokenomics this Friday, February 15, to support Japanese National Honor Society/J-Club. Flyers can be found in room L103 and on posters around campus. Hope to see you there!

Women’s Empowerment is collecting sanitary products to benefit local homeless women throughout this week! Simply drop off your donations of unopened packages of pads or tampons in the donation box in your 2nd period class.
    
Tired of taking the L when you play games? Want to learn how math can help you level up?  Come join us in B101 at lunch on Friday, February 15th for the Math Club's first ever guest talk! Our speaker, Dr. Simon Rubenstein-Salzedo, is an experienced mathematician and a Stanford PhD. He is giving an entertaining talk on "Take-Away Games." We hope to see you there!    


 

February 13

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. “      Harriet Tubman

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Oven fried chicken, corn bread, peas and carrots.

AP Chinese Lottery - 9th and 10th grade students not enrolled in FUHSD Chinese program may sign up for the lottery of remaining seats (if available after groups 1, 2, and 3). The online form will be open from Sunday, Feb. 10 at 7 a.m. and will close on Friday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. Students will receive notification via email provided by 5 p.m. on Feb. 26.  AP Exam registration concludes this Friday, February 15th.
    
All Current 10th Graders are required to complete the Residency Verification process for the 2018-19 School Year Registration Make-Up Day is today from 8:00 am—1:00 pm in the Homestead High School Main Office.    

Our district is seeking a motivated, dedicated, and energetic student to be the Student Board Representative for the 2019-20 school year and be a student voice to the Board of Trustees. If you want to learn about education and policy-making in our district and beyond, don’t miss this chance to serve your district and make an impact on education! Please pick up an application from the ASB office. Applications are due on February 25th.    

If you are interested in joining the yearbook staff next year or want to know more about it, please come to Mr. Kwong's room P3, today during lunch.  The yearbook staff will be there to share information and answer your questions.  See you there!    

Hey Mustangs! Are you interested in joining the Journalism staff next year and writing for The Epitaph, then please come to our information meeting Friday, February 15th at lunch in room C105. Graduating Senior Editors will be there to answer your questions and tell you all about the class. See you there!    

The library will be closed during 4th period and Tutorial today, February 13th for the American Mathematics Competition.    

Attention 9th, 10th and 11th Grade Students - You will attend your Course Selection presentations, for the 2019-20 school year. Current 9th grade students will attend on Monday, February 25th, current 10th grade students will attend on Wednesday February 27th  , and current 11th grade will attend on  Friday March 1st.    

The City Of Sunnyvale in conjunction with Columbia Neighborhood Center is hosting a Youth Drop-In Basketball Gym during the February break, Tuesday – Friday, February 19 – 22 from 1 – 4 PM.   See the website or visit Sunnyvale.ca.gov for more information.    

Attention students, the County of Santa Clara is working on making improvements along the Homestead Road corridor between Los Altos and school. There is a community meeting on Monday, February 25 at 6pm in the HHS Auditorium, and we would love to have students present their feedback and experiences traveling the corridor.

Homestead High School is participating in the Princess Project to support students needing affordable prom dresses for the upcoming prom season. If you are interested in more information, please see the Homestead website for more information or stop by and talk to Mrs. Fisher.    

Hey Mustangs! Are you interested in competing against the rest of the FUHSD schools in a BOTC style rally? The IDC Fantastics is an intense rally battle between Homestead, Fremont, Monta Vista, Lynbrook, and Cupertino, taking place at Fremont High School on March 8th from 6:30-9 pm! Pick up a Participation Waiver Form from the ASB office and turn it into the ASB office by February 25th by the end of brunch!    

The Homestead Academic Center is releasing its new online digital platform: HHS Athena. Athena enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors at the convenience of their phones and laptops. If you want immediate help on any subject, go to our website: https://hhsathena.org/ now or access it from the Student portal on the website! Look out for more information in your classes to sign-up!    

Attention Students! – Please be sure to check the website for the special bell schedule Monday, March 4 thru Wednesday, March 6, due to the WASC visit.      

CLASS NEWS
Juniors, are you interested in taking AP Government next year?  Please attend the informational meeting for insights from current students and pick up a course contract.  There is a meeting today at lunch in Room 206/207 and beginning of 6th period in Room B210.  Do not attend the 6th period meeting if you have a class.  Please be on time and plan to stay for the entire meeting.  If you cannot attend, talk with Ms. Nakamura in Room B202 before February Break.    
    
Seniors -   We are pleased to announce that the Barbara Emerich Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications from qualified 2019 graduating seniors. Please see the HHS website for more information.    

CLUBS
Women’s Empowerment is collecting sanitary products to benefit local homeless women throughout this week! Simply drop off your donations of unopened packages of pads or tampons in the donation box in your 2nd period class.
    
Tired of taking the L when you play games? Want to learn how math can help you level up?  Come join us in B101 at lunch on Friday, February 15th for the Math Club's first ever guest talk! Our speaker, Dr. Simon Rubenstein-Salzedo, is an experienced mathematician and a Stanford PhD. He is giving an entertaining talk on "Take-Away Games." We hope to see you there!    

Homestead Baseball is hosting a fundraiser today from 3:00 – 9:00 pm at The Habit Burger Grill in Sunnyvale.  Bring a flyer or take a picture of a poster around campus and show your server upon ordering.  Thank you for your support.    
    

COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
Great America is hiring for summer! They are coming to Homestead to recruit applicants today during tutorial in the College & Career Center.
 

February 12

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. “      Harriet Tubman


STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Taco Tuesday! Spicy ground beef or Vegan Beyond meat with toppings and a corn taco shell.

AP Chinese Lottery - 9th and 10th grade students not enrolled in FUHSD Chinese program may sign up for the lottery of remaining seats (if available after groups 1, 2, and 3). The online form will be open from Sunday, Feb. 10 at 7 a.m. and will close on Friday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m. Students will receive notification via email provided by 5 p.m. on Feb. 26.  AP Exam registration concludes this Friday, February 15th.
    
If you are considering taking AP Chemistry next year, please come to C108 today, at lunch to pick up a contract!    
    
Our district is seeking a motivated, dedicated, and energetic student to be the Student Board Representative for the 2019-20 school year and be a student voice to the Board of Trustees. If you want to learn about education and policy-making in our district and beyond, don’t miss this chance to serve your district and make an impact on education! Please pick up an application from the ASB office. Applications are due on February 25th.    

If you are interested in joining the yearbook staff next year or want to know more about it, please come to Mr. Kwong's room P3, on Wednesday during lunch.  The yearbook staff will be there to share information and answer your questions.  See you there!    

Hey Mustangs! Do you want to surprise that special someone with a rose before the break to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Then come out to the senior stage during brunch or lunch today to pre-order a $2 Rose Gram. Roses will be distributed during 1st period on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14th.    

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so treat your friends and your crush to Singing Valentines presented by HHS Choir!  Valentine delivery will be 2nd period on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb 14th.   Sales will be in the quad during brunch and lunch today.    

Homestead High School will be hosting ONE Registration Make-Up Day on Wednesday, February 13th from 8:00 am—1:00 pm in the Homestead High School Main Office. Current 10th Grade Students who do not complete the Registration/Residency Verification Process may be dis-enrolled this year and will not be enrolled in classes for the 2019-20 School Year.  See the website for more information.    

Attention 9th, 10th and 11th Grade Students - You will attend your Course Selection presentations, for the 2019-20 school year. Current 9th grade students will attend on Monday, February 25th, current 10th grade students will attend on Wednesday February 27th  , and current 11th grade will attend on  Friday March 1st.    

The library will be closed during 4th period and Tutorial on Wednesday, February 13th for the American Mathematics Competition. Please plan accordingly.    

The City Of Sunnyvale in conjunction with Columbia Neighborhood Center is hosting a Youth Drop-In Basketball Gym during the February break, Tuesday – Friday, February 19 – 22 from 1 – 4 PM.   See the website or visit Sunnyvale.ca.gov for more information.    

Attention students, the County of Santa Clara is working on making improvements along the Homestead Road corridor between Los Altos and school. There is a community meeting on Monday, February 25 at 6pm in the HHS Auditorium, and we would love to have students present their feedback and experiences traveling the corridor.    

Homestead High School is participating in the Princess Project to support students needing affordable prom dresses for the upcoming prom season. If you are interested in more information, please see the Homestead website for more information or stop by and talk to Mrs. Fisher.    

Hey Mustangs! Are you interested in competing against the rest of the FUHSD schools in a BOTC style rally? The IDC Fantastics is an intense rally battle between Homestead, Fremont, Monta Vista, Lynbrook, and Cupertino, taking place at Fremont High School on March 8th from 6:30-9 pm! Pick up a Participation Waiver Form from the ASB office and turn it into the ASB office by February 25th by the end of brunch!    

Hey Homestead, have you ever been interested in learning to play the drums? The "New Beat percussion ensemble" is for people interested in learning the basic skills of being a percussionist. Come out to the band room on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 to check us out. All skill levels welcome.  See you there!    

The Homestead Academic Center is releasing its new online digital platform: HHS Athena. Athena enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors at the convenience of their phones and laptops. If you want immediate help on any subject, go to our website: https://hhsathena.org/ now or access it from the Student portal on the website! Look out for more information in your classes to sign-up!    

Attention Students! – Please be sure to check the website for the special bell schedule Monday, March 4 thru Wednesday, March 6, due to the WASC visit.      

CLASS NEWS
Juniors, are you interested in taking AP Government next year?  Please attend ONE of the following informational meetings for insights from current students and pick up a course contract.  Meetings will be held in Room B206/207 today at lunch and the beginning of 7th period.  Also, on Wednesday, Feb. 13th at lunch in Room 206/207 and beginning of 6th period in Room B210.  Do not attend the 6th or 7th period meetings if you have a class.  Please be on time and plan to stay for the entire meeting.  If you cannot attend, talk with Ms. Nakamura in Room B202 before February Break.    

Seniors -   We are pleased to announce that the Barbara Emerich Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications from qualified 2019 graduating seniors. Please see the HHS website for more information.    

CLUBS
Women’s Empowerment is collecting sanitary products to benefit local homeless women throughout this week! Simply drop off your donations of unopened packages of pads or tampons in the donation box in your 2nd period class.

 Homestead Baseball is hosting a fundraiser this Wednesday, February 13th from 3:00 – 9:00 pm at The Habit Burger Grill in Sunnyvale.  Bring a flyer or take a picture of a poster around campus and show your server upon ordering.  Thank you for your support.    

COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER
Great America is hiring for summer! They are coming to Homestead to recruit applicants for summer jobs this Wednesday, February 13th, during tutorial in the College & Career Center.    
 

February 11

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. “      Harriet Tubman

 
STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is:  Spaghetti with meatballs and Italian bread with butter!

Congratulations John Burn - nominee for this years Music Educator Award at the Grammys!

If you are considering taking AP Chemistry next year, please come to C108 on Tuesday, February 12th, at lunch to pick up a contract!    

Our district is seeking a motivated, dedicated, and energetic student to be the Student Board Representative for the 2019-20 school year and be a student voice to the Board of Trustees. If you want to learn about education and policy-making in our district and beyond, don’t miss this chance to serve your district and make an impact on education! Please pick up an application from the ASB office. Applications are due on February 25th.    

Attention sophomores and juniors! If you are interested in being a peer tutor for our school’s AVID program, make sure you come to Mr. Ratti’s tutorial today in C-101 for more information– you can also pick up and application anytime through Thursday. You must be in good academic standing and be ready to help your fellow Mustangs attain their dream of going to college.    

Hey Mustangs! Do you want to surprise that special someone with a rose before the break to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Then come out to the senior stage during brunch or lunch today to pre-order a $2 Rose Gram. Purchase grams for your friends and teachers, too, to show them how much you love them! Roses will be distributed during 1st period on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14th.    

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so treat your friends and your crush to Singing Valentines presented by HHS Choir!  Valentine delivery will be 2nd period on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb 14th.   Sales will be in the quad during brunch and lunch through February 12th.    

Homestead High School will be hosting ONE Registration Make-Up Day on Wednesday, February 13th from 8:00 am—1:00 pm in the Homestead High School Main Office. Current 10th Grade Students who do not complete the Registration/Residency Verification Process may be dis-enrolled this year and will not be enrolled in classes for the 2019-20 School Year.  See the website for more information.    

Attention 9th, 10th and 11th Grade Students - You will attend your Course Selection presentations, for the 2019-20 school year. Current 9th grade students will attend on Monday, February 25th, current 10th grade students will attend on Wednesday February 27th  , and current 11th grade will attend on  Friday March 1st.    

This is the last week for AP exam registration. Registration concludes this Friday. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Daffern in ASB.    

The library will be closed during 4th period and Tutorial on Wednesday, February 13th for the American Mathematics Competition. Please plan accordingly.    


The City Of Sunnyvale in conjunction with Columbia Neighborhood Center is hosting a Youth Drop-In Basketball Gym during the February break, Tuesday – Friday, February 19 – 22 from 1 – 4 PM.   See the website or visit Sunnyvale.ca.gov for more information.    

Attention students, the County of Santa Clara is working on making improvements along the Homestead Road corridor between Los Altos and school. There is a community meeting on Monday, February 25 at 6pm in the HHS Auditorium, and we would love to have students present their feedback and experiences traveling the corridor.    

Homestead High School is participating in the Princess Project to support students needing affordable prom dresses for the upcoming prom season. If you are interested in more information, please see the Homestead website for more information or stop by and talk to Mrs. Fisher.    

Hey Homestead, have you ever been interested in learning to play the drums? The "New Beat percussion ensemble" is for people interested in learning the basic skills of being a percussionist. Come out to the band room on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 to check us out. All skill levels welcome.  See you there!    

The Homestead Academic Center is releasing its new online digital platform: HHS Athena. Athena enables students to post questions, files, and images to instantly connect with subject-expert tutors at the convenience of their phones and laptops. If you want immediate help on any subject, go to our website: https://hhsathena.org/ now or access it from the Student portal on the website! Look out for more information in your classes to sign-up!    

Attention Students! – Please be sure to check the website for the special bell schedule Monday, March 4 – Wednesday, March 6, due to the WASC visit.      


CLUBS
Today is the last day to sign up for Blind Date with a Book! If you’ve been eyeing that personal ad outside your classroom or in the library, be sure to turn it in to Ms. Bateman or Ms. Vakili by the end of the day.    

Homestead Baseball is hosting a fundraiser this Wednesday, February 13th from 3:00 – 9:00 pm at The Habit Burger Grill in Sunnyvale.  Bring a flyer or take a picture of a poster around campus and show your server upon ordering.  Thank you for your support.    
 

February 8

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “The time is always right to do what is right”    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is Kung Pao Chicken with peanuts and soba noodles!

Congratulations John Burn - nominee for this years Music Educator Award at the Grammys!

If you are considering taking AP Chemistry next year, please come to C108 on Tuesday, February 12th, at lunch to pick up a contract!    

If you are considering taking Honors Physics next year, please come to K2 today at lunch to pick up a contract!    
    
Our district is seeking a motivated, dedicated, and energetic student leader to serve as a student voice to the Board of Trustees. You’ll learn about education and policy-making in our district and beyond. Don’t miss this chance to serve your district and make an impact on education! Please pick up an application from the ASB office. Applications are due on February 22nd.

Hey Mustangs! Do you want to surprise that special someone with a rose before the break to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Then come out to the senior stage during brunch or lunch today to pre-order a $2 Rose Gram. Purchase grams for your friends and teachers, too, to show them how much you love them! Roses will be distributed during 1st period on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14th.    

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so treat your friends and your crush to Singing Valentines presented by HHS Choir!  Valentine delivery will be 2nd period on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb 14th.   Sales will be in the quad during brunch and lunch through February 12th.    

Homestead High School will be hosting ONE Registration Make-Up Day on Wednesday, February 13th from 8:00 am—1:00 pm in the Homestead High School Main Office. Current 10th Grade Students who do not complete the Registration/Residency Verification Process may be dis-enrolled this year and will not be enrolled in classes for the 2019-20 School Year.  See the website for more information.    

Registration for this year’s AP exams continues.  Please refer to the AP email sent to you.  A copy is also available on the school website.  Questions?  See Mrs. Daffern in the ASB office.    

Hey Homestead, have you ever been interested in learning to play the drums? Well you're in luck. The "New Beat percussion ensemble" is for people interested in learning the basic skills of being a percussionist. Come out to the band room on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 to check us out. All skill levels welcome.  See you there!    

The Course Information Fair continues today during Tutorial for 9th, 10th and 11th graders.    Seniors will attend mandatory class meetings, in the Field House, on these days.    

Build confidence and earn better grades! Free tutoring in all subjects! Focus on homework help, Study skills and organizational skills!  Visit the Academic Center Monday thru Thursday 7th period and after school in room K1.
    

February 7

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “The time is always right to do what is right”    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is California Thursdays – Roast chicken, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and whole grain roll!

Congratulations HHS Cheer for earning 4th place in CCS Championships!

If you are considering taking AP Chemistry next year, please come to C108 on Tuesday, February 12th, at lunch to pick up a contract!    

If you are considering taking Honors Physics next year, please come on Friday February 8th to K2 at lunch to pick up a contract!    

Hey Mustangs! Do you want to surprise that special someone with a rose before the break to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Then come out to the senior stage during brunch or lunch today to pre-order a $2 Rose Gram. Purchase grams for your friends and teachers, too, to show them how much you love them! Roses will be distributed during 1st period on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14th.    

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so treat your friends and your crush to Singing Valentines presented by HHS Choir!  Valentine delivery will be 2nd period on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb 14th.   Sales will be in the quad during brunch and lunch through February 12th.    

Hey Homestead, have you ever been interested in learning to play the drums? Well you're in luck. The "New Beat percussion ensemble" is for people interested in learning the basic skills of being a percussionist. Come out to the band room on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 to check us out. All skill levels welcome.  See you there!    

The Course Information Fair is Friday during Tutorial for 9th, 10th and 11th graders.    Seniors will attend mandatory class meetings, in the Field House, on these days.    

Build confidence and earn better grades! Free tutoring in all subjects! Focus on homework help, Study skills and organizational skills!  Visit the Academic Center Monday thru Thursday 7th period and after school in room K1.
    

CLUBS
The Homestead Library wants to set you up on a blind date…with a book! Keep your eyes open for books seeking a match, and bring the ad to the library so we can send you your blind date book in time for Valentine’s Day.  Library hours this week will be affected due to special events – please stop by the library see the schedule and plan accordingly.    
    
 

February 6

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “The time is always right to do what is right”    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is BBQ Day – Steak burgers, Turkey burgers and Black-bean burgers!

The Course Information Fair is today and Friday during Tutorial for 9th, 10th and 11th graders.    Seniors will attend mandatory class meetings, in the Field House, on these days.    

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so treat your friends and your crush to Singing Valentines presented by HHS Choir!  Valentine delivery will be 2nd period on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb 14th.   Sales will be in the quad starting Wednesday, Feb 6th at brunch and lunch.    

Hey Homestead, have you ever been interested in learning to play the drums? Well you're in luck. The "New Beat percussion ensemble" is for people interested in learning the basic skills of being a percussionist. Come out to the band room on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 to check us out. All skill levels welcome.  See you there!    


CLASS NEWS
Community College Night for Seniors and their Parents is tonight at 6pm in the cafeteria.  Seven of our local community colleges will present on the CSU/UC transfer process, career programs and degrees, and special programs.    


CLUBS
The Homestead Library wants to set you up on a blind date…with a book! Keep your eyes open for books seeking a match, and bring the ad to the library so we can send you your blind date book in time for Valentine’s Day.  Library hours this week will be affected due to special events – please stop by the library see the schedule and plan accordingly.    
    
 

February 5

TIP OF THE WEEK:  “The time is always right to do what is right”    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


STUDENTS

Today’s lunch is Nacho Bar –turkey taco meat, nacho toppings and corn tortilla chips!

Course Information Fair 2019!  Wednesday and Friday, February 6th & 8th, is our Course Information Fair, during Tutorial for 9th, 10th and 11th graders.  Please plan accordingly as this mandatory event is an opportunity to learn more about your educational options, by attending four presentations.  Visit the school website for the bell schedule and list of presentations.  Seniors will attend mandatory class meetings, in the Field House, during the fair.    

Homestead High School will be hosting ONE Registration Make-Up Day on Wednesday, February 13th from 8:00 am—1:00 pm in the Homestead High School Main Office. Current 10th Grade Students who do not complete the Registration/Residency Verification Process may be dis-enrolled this year and will not be enrolled in classes for the 2019-20 School Year.  See the website for more information.    

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so treat your friends and your crush to Singing Valentines presented by HHS Choir!  Valentine delivery will be 2nd period on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, Feb 14th.   Sales will be in the quad starting Wednesday, Feb 6th at brunch and lunch.    

Hey Homestead, have you ever been interested in learning to play the drums? Well you're in luck. The "New Beat percussion ensemble" is for people interested in learning the basic skills of being a percussionist. Come out to the band room on Tuesdays from 4 to 5:30 to check us out. All skill levels welcome.  See you there!    

Registration for this year’s AP exams continues.  Please refer to the AP email sent to you.  A copy is also available on the school website.  Questions?  See Mrs. Daffern in the ASB office.    

CLASS NEWS
Seniors!  Mark your calendars - Community College Night for Seniors and their Parents will be Wednesday, February 6th at 6pm in the cafeteria.  Seven of our local community colleges will present on the CSU/UC transfer process, career programs and degrees, and special programs.    

Attention Juniors! Time to sign up for the College Planning Workshops offered by FUHSD! Look on the main page of the district website.   Make sure to register by Wednesday, February 13, at the Quinlan Community Center in Cupertino – these popular classes WILL SELL OUT!      


CLUBS
Homestead Cancer Society is holding a Pura Vida bracelet fundraiser to support local cancer patients! Bracelets are $5 each and sales will be held today thru Wednesday during lunch in the quad. All proceeds will be donated to Cancer CAREpoint.    

The Homestead Library wants to set you up on a blind date…with a book! Keep your eyes open for books seeking a match, and bring the ad to the library so we can send you your blind date book in time for Valentine’s Day.  Library hours this week will be affected due to special events – please stop by the library see the schedule and plan accordingly.    
    


SPORTS
Please support Homestead's athletic boosters by purchasing an item or two from our website, perhaps an umbrella!  Purchase and pay online and your order will be ready for pick up that Friday!     
 

February 2

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Your energy is a form of currency, spend it wisely. Do not focus your attention on negative energy.

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is Macaroni & Cheese, Broccoli and Corn Muffin!

Course Information Fair 2019!  Wednesday and Friday, February 6th & 8th, is our Course Information Fair, during Tutorial for 9th, 10th and 11th graders.  Please plan accordingly as this mandatory event is an opportunity to learn more about your educational options, by attending four presentations.  Visit the school website for the bell schedule and list of presentations.  Seniors will attend mandatory class meetings, in the Field House, during the fair.    

Attention Juniors! Time to sign up for the College Planning Workshops offered by FUHSD! Look on the main page of the district website.   Make sure to register by Wednesday, February 13, at the Quinlan Community Center in Cupertino – these popular classes WILL SELL OUT!      

Homestead High School will be hosting ONE Registration Make-Up Day on Wednesday, February 13th from 8:00am—1:00pm in the Homestead High School Main Office. Current 10th Grade Students who do not complete the Registration/Residency Verification Process may be dis-enrolled this year and will not be enrolled in classes for the 2019-20 School Year.  See the website for more information.    

Students – now that the second semester is in full swing, be sure to take advantage the services available at the Academic Center, after school.      

CLASS NEWS
Seniors!  Mark your calendars - Community College Night for Seniors and their Parents will be Wednesday, February 6th at 6pm in the cafeteria.  Seven of our local community colleges will present on the CSU/UC transfer process, career programs and degrees, and special programs.    

CLUBS
Homestead Cancer Society is holding a Pura Vida bracelet fundraiser to support local cancer patients! Bracelets are $5 each and sales will be held today thru Wednesday during lunch in the quad. All proceeds will be donated to Cancer CAREpoint.    

The Homestead Library wants to set you up on a blind date…with a book! Keep your eyes open for books seeking a match, and bring the ad to the library so we can send you your blind date book in time for Valentine’s Day.
Library hours this week will be affected due to special events – please stop by the library see the schedule and plan accordingly.
    
SPORTS
Please support Homestead's athletic boosters by purchasing an item or two from our website, perhaps an umbrella!  Purchase and pay online and your order will be ready for pick up that Friday! 
 

February 1

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.  – John Dewey

STUDENTS
Today’s lunch is Teriyaki Chicken and Vegetable Bowl with Jasmine Rice!

Course Information Fair 2019!  Wednesday and Friday, February 6th & 8th, is our Course Information Fair, during Tutorial for 9th, 10th and 11th graders.  Please plan accordingly as this mandatory event is an opportunity to learn more about your educational options, by attending four presentations.  Visit the school website for the bell schedule and list of presentations.  Seniors will attend mandatory class meetings, in the Field House, during the fair.    

Registration for this year’s AP exams continues.  Please refer to the AP email sent to you.  A copy is also available on the school website.  Questions?  See Mrs. Daffern in the ASB office.    

Attention Juniors! Time to sign up for the College Planning Workshops offered by FUHSD! Look on the main page of the district website.   Make sure to register by Wednesday, February 13, at the Quinlan Community Center in Cupertino – these popular classes WILL SELL OUT!      

This Saturday will host the 1st CCS cheer sport competition at Independence High School.  We have 6 girls competing in Small Novice Show Cheer. Come out and support HHS Cheer!    

Students – now that the second semester is in full swing, be sure to take advantage the services available at the Academic Center, after school.      


CLASS NEWS
Seniors!  Mark your calendars - Community College Night for Seniors and their Parents will be Wednesday, March 6th at 6pm in the cafeteria.  Seven of our local community colleges will present on the CSU/UC transfer process, career programs and degrees, and special programs.    


CLUBS
Hey Mustangs! Interested in kung fu or taekwondo? Then come out to Martial Arts Club’s seminar in the field house today from 3:30 - 4:30! No prior experience is needed.    

Join us for STEM Night Tonight - a place for people of all ages to have fun with a variety of STEM topics–from psychology to engineering. Booths will be organized by your favorite STEM clubs and local labs. The event is free and will also feature free snacks, a taco truck, and raffle. See you tonight from 5pm to 7:30pm at the Homestead Cafeteria!    

Homestead Cancer Society is holding a Pura Vida bracelet fundraiser to support local cancer patients! Bracelets are $5 each and sales will be held from Monday to Wednesday during lunch in the quad. All proceeds will be donated to Cancer CAREpoint.