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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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Hoarding notes of high school

Hoarding notes of high school

Sruthi Medepalli, Copy Editor June 2, 2023

Music is an unmoving constant in my life. As I became taller, my to-do list longer, my career ambitions uncertain and my stress levels soared, my ears remained plugged with the sounds of Jeff Buckley’s...

Typically, Badger’s week consists of three two-hour practices and two one-hour training sessions. Tournaments occur one to three times a month, in which they take up whole weekends at a time.

Madison Badger commits to University of Puget Sound for volleyball

Maple Leung, Staffer June 2, 2023

Junior Madison Badger began playing volleyball in the sixth grade. Badger recently committed to the University of Puget Sound to continue her volleyball career. Although still only a junior, Badger is...

Clarke encourages class discussions to
foster creativity and collaboration.

Clarke fosters engaging learning

Qianzi Loo, Staffer 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...

Juggling a part-time job with schoolwork as a high school student comes with many advantages and opportunities.

High school jobs offer promising opportunities

Audrey Sun, Staffer June 2, 2023

High school students often struggle to find free time amid their busy schedules filled with extracurricular commitments and rigorous courses. While it can be a challenge to find the time, students should...

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, Staffer 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, Staffer 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...

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...

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...

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...

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