Coaching out of season is NOT allowed during the school year. Unrestricted and unlimited apply only during the summer. All sport coaches have five days of unrestricted school coaching contact opportunity during the summer, between the end of school and July 31; the days do not need to be consecutive.
During the late s and s, the school was a haven for students interested in electronics and the emerging computer age. Campus[ edit ] Homestead High School's swimming pool. Beginning in the summer ofsolar panels and shade structures were added over both parking lots and the fields were reorganized so that a new stadium could be constructed.
The other half of campus, facing Homestead Road, consists of several school buildings. The majority of the buildings have an inner corridor with outdoor corridors connecting the buildings.
Green-colored hoofmarks decorate Homestead High School's sidewalks and walkways, which are from the school's official mascot and color. The front walls of the school are decorated with murals of a similar theme, including a large mural of a mustang.
The school has a variety of special programs to meet the needs of exceptional students.
Homestead offers 8 honors classes and 17 open-access Advanced Placement AP courses. Several programs promote positive learning for all students, including AVID and inclusion classes to support the needs of English Language Learners and special education students.
The school also offers a peer tutorial program to serve the needs of students unable to pass the California High School Exit Exam and finish graduation requirements. Music department and marching band[ edit ] Homestead has a music program consisting of more than a dozen performing groups, including concert bands, a jazz ensemble, a marching band, choral groups, string and symphonic ensembles, and extracurricular performing arts groups such as winter guard and winter percussion.
The marching band has enjoyed a continuous run of championship awards, starting in with their field show rendition of The Phantom of the Opera. In their first statewide competition inthe band tied for 6th place in the 5A division at the Western Band Association State Championships.
In AprilHomestead's marching band was one of only 10 high schools nationwide selected to participate in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. As late asthose were the most national awards ever given to a high school paper. The story had been initially censored by the principal but was allowed to run when the newspaper invoked California Education Codea California law that protects students' rights to free expression.
The story was reported nationally in the wake of a Supreme Court's decision in Hazelwood School District et al. The California law made the ruling moot in the state. During that same period, the paper also won numerous local and state awards.
The San Jose Mercury News named the paper the best in its annual contest for Silicon Valley student newspapers ten of the twelve years the paper ran the contest. It was also awarded the top prize from the San Francisco Press Club several times during that period, as well as the top prize from the now-defunct Palo Alto Times.
In keeping with the school's western theme and Mustang mascot, they named the paper after the first newspaper west of the Rockies, the Epitaph of Tombstone, Arizonawhich had been popularized in a television series of the time about Wyatt Earp" Tombstone Territory.
Among them, Alex Williams '83 and Michael D. With a gift from alumnus Steve Wozniak class of '68co-founder of Apple, The Epitaph adopted desktop publishing inamong the first high school newspapers to use the technology to produce a student publication.
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