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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Clarke encourages class discussions to
foster creativity and collaboration.

Clarke fosters engaging learning

Qianzi Loo, Web Editor June 2, 2023

After 23 years of teaching, with the past three having been at Lynbrook, English teacher David Clarke has decided to retire. His students hold lasting memories of his student-oriented teaching approach...

YAK members chat with third-graders from Dilworth Elementary School about the life of high schoolers.

YAK fosters friendships beyond pen pal letters

Calvin Zhou, Staffer June 2, 2023

As the school year winds down, excitement brewed in Youth Activities for Kids Club, culminating in the Penpal Meetup on May 25. After months of exchanging handwritten letters and gifts, YAK members finally...

Otoshi works in her office for the music department.
She plans to enjoy time with her family in the future.

Otoshi leaves lasting impact on music

Qianzi Loo, Web Editor June 2, 2023

After working at Lynbrook for a decade, peer tutorial clerical assistant Miko Otoshi announced her retirement from Lynbrook during the Pops Concert on May 17, deciding that she wanted to spend more time...

Lynbrook and Miller students get together to close the year off with a game of petánque.

French Club closes the year with pétanque matches

Deeksha Raj, Business Manager June 2, 2023

To conclude a successful year full of engaging events such as Mardi Gras, club socials and more, students taking French hosted their first pétanque social in four years on May 22, where members played...

Dear Elizabeth . . .

Dear Elizabeth . . .

Elizabeth Cheng, Editor-in-Chief June 2, 2023

Hello! I’m in eighth grade right now, but you already graduated high school. You’re off to college! I’m thinking somewhere still in Calif., and definitely in the U.S.  Williams is in a rural...

When Liou began her freshman year, a friend of hers convinced her to begin. She had already been a swimmer during middle school, and learned that swimming helps with water polo.

Annika Liou commits to Chapman University for water polo

Maple Leung, Staffer June 2, 2023

As a child, senior Annika Liou was surrounded by water. After dedicating over four years to water polo, Liou committed to Chapman University to continue her water polo career. Since beginning the sport...

Rediscovering home

Rediscovering home

Jasmine Rihal, Social Media Manager June 2, 2023

In the beginning of my senior year, I had no idea where I would end up after high school: whether I would be staying or leaving home for college. As I weighed my options, my friends and peers constantly...

Passing down culture from generation to generation

Passing down culture

Tanika Anbu, Staffer June 2, 2023

Religion, superstition and culture have been passed down for ages, continuing to influence and impact each new generation, furthering the connection between people and their histories. Blood doesn’t...

To conform with warping beauty standards and societal norms, youth fall into a spiral of lightening products.

Colorist beauty standards create shadows of self

Apurva Krishnamurthy and Emily Pedroza June 2, 2023

In 2022, the global market of the skin-lightening industry had an estimated value of $8.8 billion. Through incessant advertising and marketing, beauty consciousness has skyrocketed across communities of...

Graduating seniors of the class of 2023 leave behind their words of wisdom for their underclassmen.

Passing the torch: seniors give their best advice to underclassmen

Larry Wang, Staffer June 2, 2023

With the Class of 2023 graduating, seniors are reflecting on their transformative journey and the valuable lessons they’ve learned along the way. Here are some of their inspiring insights and life lessons,...

The Hottest Fashion Trends Of the Year: 2023 InDesign Fashion Show

The Hottest Fashion Trends Of the Year: 2023 InDesign Fashion Show

Daeun Chung, Web Editor June 2, 2023

the Epic staffer Daeun Chung interviews and captures every moment of the annual InDesign Fashion Show hosted by InDesign, the only fashion club on campus. Get an exclusive look at the practices, rehearsals...

Training with numerous coaches throughout the years, Zhang has come to appreciate how each coach provides a new perspective on how to approach swimming, and all similarly push him to try his best.

Tianyou Zhang commits to Carnegie Mellon University for swim

Chelsea Lee, Design Editor June 2, 2023

Senior Tianyou Zhang will be swimming off to Carnegie Mellon University in the fall as a recruited breaststroker and pursue Electrical and Computer Engineering. In the 100-yard breaststroke, one of his...