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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Class curriculums will change as Lynbrook returns to in person school following a 4-block schedule for the first time. ( Graphic Illustration by Allison Hsieh and Sophie Au.)

Editorial: Maximizing the effectiveness of an in person 4-block schedule

Epic Staff June 6, 2021

As Lynbrook moves from more than a year of remote learning to a full return to campus in fall of 2021, plans to keep the 4-block system with a few modifications have been finalized. Students and teachers...

On the evening of May 27, the Class of 2021 gathered on the football field to watch the sunset as one of their Senior Night activities. (Photo by Ethan Lin.)

The sun sets on the Class of 2021’s high school journey

Lillian Fu June 2, 2021

Senior Night, held on May 27, wrapped up the Class of 2021’s high school experience with an opportunity for seniors to make memories in person with their classmates before graduation. Organized by the...

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Freshman feature: Halie Yung

Diana Kohr June 1, 2021

Welcome to the last freshman feature podcast of this year. This time, I talked with Halie Yung, a member of the Lynbrook field hockey team. This podcast is a little longer than the others because we went...

Celebrity candidates’ yard signs in front of the backdrop of Hollywood’s famous white sign.

Celebrities, please do not be a political joke

Bennie Chang June 1, 2021

Donald Trump, businessman turned reality television star turned U.S. President. He has become one of the most prominent celebrities-turned-politicians in the world, but America has a storied past of celebrities...

Video and Graphic Illustration by Priyanka Anand and Diana Kohr

Back to school: Hybrid Learning edition

Priyanka Anand and Diana Kohr May 31, 2021

Take a look at the first day of hybrid learning, Apr. 19, as one of the Epic's web editors Diana Kohr takes you through her day.

Senior Class of 2021

Senior Class of 2021

Check out the Class of 2021's Senior Map, bequeathals and more!
Above all of these questions, a clock is ticking: as I sit here, wrestling with myself over which fruit to pick, all the fruits are rotting. I cannot stay young and unaware forever.

Searching for lost time

Renee Ge May 27, 2021

It is one of life’s greatest travesties that so much of our childhoods are spent dreaming and agonizing over what adulthood will be like. As an almost-high school graduate on the cusp of turning 18,...

With each sentence I write from here on out, I am reminded to cherish every moment, be honest with myself, and appreciate my own individuality — one Oxford comma at a time.

Bittersweet, sentimental, and indispensable: An ode to the Oxford comma

Kavya Iyer May 27, 2021

An Oxford comma is the comma used after the penultimate item in a list of three or more items. Some argue that it’s unnecessary. I strongly disagree. Each Oxford comma I write is inevitably accompanied...

Class of 2005 alumnus Spencer Trinwith is a rising actor and director who has appeared in works such as “Law & Order” and “Wonder Woman: 1984.”

Alumnus Spencer Trinwith: Lynbrook drama to Hollywood talent

Anusha Kothari May 27, 2021

“Law & Order,” “Wonder Woman: 1984” and “King of K Street” are just a few of the works Class of 2005 alumnus Spencer Trinwith has lent his creative talents to as a rising actor and director....

From a sit down home cooked meal to convenient packaged pastries, breakfast items evolve to fit our lifestyle.

The rise of breakfast

Audrey Wong and Ethan Lee May 27, 2021

With the plethora of sugary, carbohydrate-packed, grab-and-go breakfast choices that claim to be “healthy,” sit-down meals with family seem to be vestiges of the past.  During the Middle Ages,...

A viking helmet picturing the continents of North America and Asia, symbolizing the diversity and history of Lynbrooks Asian history

Taking a look at Lynbrook’s Asian history

Ron Aich and Lina Mezerreg May 26, 2021

It is no secret that Lynbrook is an Asian-majority campus. 84% of all Lynbrook students are of Asian descent, and the second-highest racial group are Caucasians, who make up just over 7% of the population....

In addition to his coaching duties, Coach Jake White, who had a long career as a runner himself, often shares light-hearted stories of his experiences with his track and cross country runners.

Tracking Coach Jake’s long running and coaching career

Melissa Chen May 26, 2021

A gray van parked near the Lynbrook track is a familiar sight on a typical afternoon in the fall and spring. Those not involved in cross country and track and field may not know the van belongs to Coach...

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