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Clubs keep active during shelter-in-place

Clubs are a vibrant aspect of the Lynbrook community. Through clubs students explore their interests and interact with other students of similar passions, contribute to causes they believe in and gain new skills and experiences. Due to unprecedented early closure of school, many clubs found their usual activities grinding to a halt, as exciting events from fundraisers to competitions were cancelled. Nonetheless, these clubs are still working hard to adapt, by continuing to engage members and even giving back to the community during these difficult times.

AISA

Energetic dance and singing performances. Upbeat Bollywood music. Delicious food. Performers from all over the Bay Area. These are some of the highlights of the annual cultural showcase Silsilay, which Lynbrook’s American-Indo Student Association (AISA) presents every year during the spring. The showcase, which brings hundreds of students and parents out every year, is the product of an almost ye...

Interact

One club that has experienced major changes amidst the COVID-19 crisis is Interact, one of the biggest community service clubs on campus. In response to the stay-at-home order and the general concerns about public health, Interact had to cancel numerous events including several in-person guest speaker events, International Night, a charity dinner and a benefit show. However, this did not stop them...

Animal Services and Protection

Distancing during quarantine doesn’t just affect human to human contact. Animal and human interactions and socializing have also been somewhat restricted. Animal rescue centers are not considered essential businesses during quarantine, so for Lynbrook’s Animal Services and Protection (ASAP) club, which volunteers with animals through protection services and animal rescues, volunteer opportunitie...

FBLA

After months of preparation, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members had high hopes of success at their annual leadership conference in April, so the conference’s cancellation came as a great disappointment. Before school shut down in response to COVID-19, club members had opportunities to meet every two to three weeks for study sessions assisted by officers, and studied in their own time a...

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