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Jeff Bale creates video series on missed senior events

2020: What You Missed is a six-part video series that details six senior year milestones that the Class of 2020 lost due to school closure.

Rachel Wu

June 1, 2020

From prom to graduation, events that were long anticipated milestones for the Class of 2020 have been canceled or moved online due to the coronavirus pandemic. With many devastated seniors unable to experience these defining moments of their senior year, if not their entire high school experience, social ...

AISA

Jasmine Hou and Melissa Chen

May 29, 2020

Energetic dance and singing performances. Upbeat Bollywood music. Delicious food. Performers from all over the Bay Area. These are some of the highlights of the annual cultural showcase Silsilay, which Lynbrook’s American-Indo Student Association (AISA) presents every year during the spring. The ...

FBLA

Jasmine Hou and Melissa Chen

May 29, 2020

After months of preparation, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members had high hopes of success at their annual leadership conference in April, so the conference’s cancellation came as a great disappointment. Before school shut down in response to COVID-19, club members had opportunities ...

Interact

Jasmine Hou and Melissa Chen

May 29, 2020

One club that has experienced major changes amidst the COVID-19 crisis is Interact, one of the biggest community service clubs on campus. In response to the stay-at-home order and the general concerns about public health, Interact had to cancel numerous events including several in-person guest speaker...

Animal Services and Protection

Jasmine Hou and Melissa Chen

May 29, 2020

Distancing during quarantine doesn’t just affect human to human contact. Animal and human interactions and socializing have also been somewhat restricted. Animal rescue centers are not considered essential businesses during quarantine, so for Lynbrook’s Animal Services and Protection (ASAP) club, whi...

Online tools: which is the best fix?

Online tools: which is the best fix?

Kavya Iyer and Renee Ge

May 29, 2020

It is safe to say that COVID-19 has transformed everyone’s lives; from daily news conferences to strict social distancing protocols, it is hard to think of anything else. In addition to attending classes, students have lost the daily opportunity to see their friends in real life. While many online...

Clubs keep active during shelter-in-place

Clubs keep active during shelter-in-place

Jasmine Hou and Melissa Chen

May 29, 2020

Clubs are a vibrant aspect of the Lynbrook community. Through clubs students explore their interests and interact with other students of similar passions, contribute to causes they believe in and gain new skills and experiences. Due to unprecedented early closure of school, many clubs found their usual ac...

Student-run Keystone organization allows for virtual tutoring and mentoring

Shamita Gurusu and Teresa Arisawa

May 27, 2020

With educational institutions shutting down across the nation due to COVID-19 and nearly half a semester’s worth of content to cover, many students are struggling to keep up with their education and maintain their mental health. To tackle these concerns, juniors Iris Leung and Renee Mok founded Key...

Teaching from home: a new reality for teachers

Despite the difficulties of teaching online, teachers now have more time to spend with their family.

Diana Kohr and Pranav Mishra

May 27, 2020

For centuries, the traditional classroom has remained virtually unchanged: desks and chairs, pens and notebooks, teachers and students. The onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, has radically changed this image, forcing teachers to rethink their strategies in order to adapt to online learning. At...

Crash Landing on You

Crash Landing on You

Nicole Ong

May 25, 2020

Whether you’re a Korean drama fanatic or new to the genre, “Crash Landing on You” is sure to captivate you and bring on everything that makes a drama special — action, suspense and, you guessed it, romance. After a South Korean heiress crash-lands (quite literally) into North Korea after a paragl...

Love is Blind

Love is Blind

Michelle Zhu

May 25, 2020

For most, marriage is a test of compatibility and longevity for a couple, built on the sturdy foundations of dating and living life together. But in 2020, Netflix decided to unravel this idea in their reality TV show “Love is Blind” (LiB), asking the million-dollar question: Can you love someone ...

3 shows to binge watch while in quarantine

Ron Aich, Nicole Ong, and Michelle Zhu

May 25, 2020

When you’re stuck in quarantine, what else is there to do other than bake many, many loaves of sourdough or whip up some Dalgona coffee? You guessed it: Netflix. But if you’re having trouble finding anything beyond classics like “Friends” or “The Office,” then we have some new suggestions to...

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