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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Literature teachers discuss their favorite poems, from poisonous gas and burnt paper in hands to testing trees. 
Photos by Alex Cotterel and Deeksha Raj. Graphic illustration by Claire Guo.

Beyond the Syllabus: Literature teachers’ favorite poems

Deeksha Raj and Alex Cotterel November 6, 2023

 “The initial stanza seems quiet; it feels like they can hear the destruction in the distance, and then somebody notices and shouts it out, ‘Gas! GAS! —’” literature teacher Maggie Welsh said. “Dulce...

Throughout her life, Claire has grown as an individual both separate from and along with her twin Chelsea.

My twin and me

Claire Guo, Staffer November 6, 2023

For the longest time, I came in twos. Two matching pink dresses, the label hand-embroidered with L and H: CHelsea and CLaire. Two Elsa costumes for Halloween, a set, the polyester showering blue glitter...

Over the years, the meaning of art has changed from classical art to with limiting rules to more open-minded demonstrations of beauty.

Drawing the line between art and abstraction

Amanda Jin, Staffer November 6, 2023

Classical art From the ancient Greeks and Romans, classical art became prominent, and it continued to influence art produced in the following centuries while becoming the standard. For this style, there...

An invisible crisis accumulates within pockets of poverty: a growing number of citizens in the country face illiteracy. Data from CrossRiverTherapy.com.

The silent epidemic of falling literacy rates

Charlotte Bolay and Eileen Zhu November 6, 2023

A common memory for many individuals is learning the alphabet in kindergarten — starting with a foundation of 26 letters, students eventually grow their knowledge by reading books and writing. However,...

Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee

Beyond the classroom: Brain Lee’s passion for badminton

Daeun Chung, Web Editor November 3, 2023

In August 2021, sophomore Brian Lee grabbed a badminton racket for the first time in his life, and played his first match against his older brother at the local gym. After a few minutes of lengthy and...

Photo by Myles Kim.
Graphic illustrations by Chelsea Lee and Valerie Shu.

Cheers to success

Susanna Tang, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2023

“I was nervous when I arrived at cheer camp,” senior Annabell Macias said. “Though I had previous experience in cheer, the other teams seemed much more advanced.” Lynbrook’s varsity cheer...

Homecoming: Dance 23-24

Homecoming: Dance 23-24

Olivia Yuan and Eileen Zhu October 23, 2023

In a culmination of the week’s homecoming celebrations, students untangled their night under glistening lanterns and disco lights at the homecoming dance on Saturday, Oct. 21. After walking down a path...

Homecoming: Football Game 23-24

Homecoming: Football Game 23-24

Myles Kim, Yvonne Wu and Grace Zhu October 21, 2023

On Oct. 20, the Vikings lost their homecoming game 44-6 to Monta Vista’s Matadors, another in a string of defeats that have plagued the team since the start of this season. Throughout the game, the stands...

Homecoming: Rally 23-24

Homecoming: Rally 23-24

Anushka Anand and Robert Yu October 21, 2023

Decked out in red, white, navy and baby blue, students banged their thundersticks in celebration during the Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday, Oct. 20. The universes of Neverland, Wonderland, the Wizarding...

Homecoming: Senior Skit 23-24

Homecoming: Senior Skit 23-24

Irene Hwang, Amanda Jin and Qianzi Loo October 20, 2023

As soon as the bell rang, students rushed out of classrooms, eager to find a good seat for the week’s highly anticipated concluding performance — Class of 2024’s homecoming skit. The theme for the...

Homecoming: Junior Skit 23-24

Homecoming: Junior Skit 23-24

Qianzi Loo and David Zhu October 19, 2023

Spells flew out in all directions, enchanting the school in a series of mesmerizing performances with the junior homecoming theme “the Wizarding World.”  Skit actors donned on Harry Potter themed...

Homecoming: Sophomore Skit 23-24

Homecoming: Sophomore Skit 23-24

Rohan Kakhandiki and Erin Fitzpatrick October 18, 2023

The foggy morning of Oct. 17 only added to Wonderland’s effect of mystery and intrigue. Lynbrook was thrown into the enchanting world of Alice in Wonderland in celebration of the Class of 2026. The whimsical...