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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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Lynbrook’s ACT program is returning to school on the week of April 19.

ACT program prepares for return to campus

Ethan Lee, Writer March 17, 2021

Lynbrook’s Academic Community Transition (ACT) program is returning to school after a challenging transition to online learning. The students who choose to return to campus in the week of April 19 can...

Iris Leung sells a wide variety of artistic stickers and postcards on her Etsy shop.

Checkin’ out the Chikiin: Iris Leung’s Etsy Shop

Jason Shan, Web Editor March 17, 2021

Chikiin, an intentional misspelling of the animal, is the humorous name of senior Iris Leung’s Etsy shop.  “There’s no specific reason why it’s spelled that way,” Leung said. “I decided...

Movies and shows that deliberately portray villains with foreign accents are harmful to children’s perception of diverse cultures.

Dear Disney, stop teaching kids that foreign accents are evil

Emma Constable, Staffer March 17, 2021

There is a rumor that cartoons directed toward children often hide a more sinister motive — brainwashing them to adopt a certain mindset or believe in certain principles so that they can be more easily...

As of March, four Lynbrook debate teams and one individual from Speech have qualified for the prestigious TOC.

Five Lynbrook Speech and Debate teams qualify to prestigious Tournament of Champions in eventful season

Melissa Chen, Writer March 17, 2021

As of March, four Lynbrook debate teams and one individual from Speech have qualified for the prestigious Tournament of Champions (TOC). In past years, Lynbrook Debate usually saw only one or two teams...

While in a normal year ELD students would constantly interact with English speakers at school, in remote learning they are surrounded by their native language. This shift has made the year a uniquely challenging one for Lynbrook’s English learners.

Lynbrook’s ELD program adapts to distance learning

Elena Williams and Youqi Huang March 17, 2021

Like many other programs, Lynbrook’s English Language Development (ELD) classes faced challenges in adapting to distance learning this year. Still, teachers, equipped with new digital learning platforms...

Lynbrook teachers should create curriculum for current events across departments.

Editorial: Teachers should incorporate current events into curriculum

Epic Staff March 17, 2021

Bushfires in Australia rage on. Iranian general Qasem Soleimani killed in a drone strike by the U.S. World Health Organization declares COVID-19 a public health emergency. George Floyd’s death sparks...

For more than a year, freshman Maple Leung has run a popular handmade jewelry store online, syrup. She brands her business as “POC, female-run, green, 100% designed-by-me, and 100% handmade-by-me business” and hopes to bring joy to others through her work.

Jewelry sweet as syrup: Freshman Maple Leung’s online store

Alara Dasdan, Writer March 17, 2021

For more than a year, freshman Maple Leung has run a popular handmade jewelry store online, syrup. She brands her business as “POC, female-run, green, 100% designed-by-me, and 100% handmade-by-me business”...

Masks before the pandemic

Elliu Huang, Managing Editor March 17, 2021

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During the pandemic, sophomore Annie Liu has created an Etsy store selling crocheted bees. Inspired to raise money for her charity work, she handmakes and personally delivers each plush toy.

Un-BEE-lievable crocheted plushies: Sophomore Annie Liu’s Etsy shop

Alara Dasdan, Writer March 17, 2021

During the pandemic, sophomore Annie Liu has created an Etsy store selling crocheted bees. Inspired to raise money for her charity work, she handmakes and personally delivers each plush toy. Liu originally...

Lynbrook sports teams adjust to COVID precautions

Sharlene Chen, Design Editor March 17, 2021

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Lynbrook marching band won sweepstakes at a competition in Napa during the 2019-20 season.

Band lifts marching band requirement for freshmen

Diana Kohr, Web Editor March 17, 2021

For the first time in more than 10 years, freshmen taking Lynbrook’s band class will not be required to participate in marching band in the 2021-22 school year. This decision was made to preserve freshmen...

A montage of photos of Taylor Swift’s career thus far.

The flashback starts: Taylor Swift rerecording “Fearless”

Sruthi Medepalli, Copy Editor March 17, 2021

Taylor Swift has cycled through an incredible number of phases during her music career, perpetually blurring the lines between musical genres like pop, rap and country. Her first album, “Fearless,”...