The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Social isolation let my own, unfiltered personality unfold in the comfort of my home after being stagnant for so many years.

Becoming confident in social isolation

Chelsea Lee October 11, 2021

I always remind myself, “Fake it ‘till you make it.” But I’m no actress. I’ve been fighting my introversion for years, trying to pretend that I’m an outgoing, charismatic person who is comfortable...

Freshmen are earning no PE credits after a season of sports.

Freshmen should receive PE credits from sports

Nicole Ge October 6, 2021

Most student-athletes can earn five PE credits from a sports season. However, freshmen cannot and may only earn elective credits, which are easily fulfilled requirements. It is unfair for freshmen to put...

The boys and girls golf teams stand together showing their team spirit.

Annual Lynbrook boys and girls golf face-off tradition resumes

Anirudh Seshadri October 6, 2021

The Lynbrook girls and boys golf teams played among themselves in a friendly competition on Sept. 25 at Los Lagos Golf Course. Unlike previous years, when the boys and girls teams competed against each...

Although I started learning Spanish on Duolingo for fun, the daily habit has made me significantly more fluent in the language.

Exploring new languages with Duolingo

Emma Constable October 6, 2021

Five young Guatemalan girls clamored around me with sweet smiles on their faces, reaching for my hands and rushing me over to the shade under a nearby tree.  “Jugar con nosotros?” Maria asked eagerly...

This is a map of traffic before and after school.

Traffic congestion before and after school

Elizabeth Cheng October 6, 2021

Traffic flow for student and parent drivers before and after school has changed due to Lynbrook’s 2020-21 campus construction projects. Crossing guards and other faculty help direct traffic before school,...

Texas’s decision to make the abortion law alienated the state from most of the country, but it’s also slowly influencing neighboring southern states.

The dire consequences of Texas’ new abortion law

Timothy Kim October 6, 2021

Abortion as a right to bodily autonomy for women has been threatened by a recent law passed in Texas that nearly bans all abortion within the state. By using incentives to encourage people both in and...

Lynbrook welcomes six new teachers on campus during the 2021-22 school year.

Meet the new teachers at Lynbrook during the 2021-22 school year

Anushka Anand and Deeksha Raj October 6, 2021

Lynbrook welcomes six new staff members for the 2021-22 school year, and they are prepared to kickstart a new school year after remote learning during the 2020-21 school year. Ranging from History to Chinese,...

Juniors and seniors cheer at the
Welcome Back Rally on Aug. 27.

Homecoming hype heightens following rally rivalry

Lauren Liu October 6, 2021

The term Homecoming is especially appropriate following students’ return to campus after more than a year of remote learning. Students are excited to display their school spirit for Lynbrook’s first...

These are a few items offered on the menu.

Lynbrook’s latest competition is lunch rush

Catherine Zhou October 6, 2021

The introduction of free brunch and lunch meals for the 2021-22 school year has greatly increased student interest in school lunch, resulting in a new scene when the lunch bell rings each day: a stampede...

Fall sports have shown high levels of team bonding.

Fall sports teams foster unique relationship

Samyukta Sarma October 6, 2021

Fall sports are back in season, and teams are more united than ever, both on and off the field. From wearing uniforms to school before a home game to bonding with pasta parties, teammates are doing more...