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Serving the school with warm smiles

Serving the school with warm smiles

Jessica Li

October 5, 2018


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One year ago, the area was almost completely desolate at lunchtime. Now, a hustle-bustle of starving students sprinting to the small blue-and-white shack next to the football field is a typical sight at 1 p.m. Since the new bell schedule and school construction took effect this year, the Lynbrook f...

What makes us different: Our backpacks

Kelsey Lu

October 5, 2018


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Indali Bora takes a seat on FUHSD Board

Indali Bora takes a seat on FUHSD Board

Katie Chen

October 5, 2018


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As students adjust to the changes of the new school year, senior Indali Bora already has her work cut out for her as the 2018-2019 FUHSD student board member. Bora has been involved in leadership in the past, being active in her class council in elementary and middle school. She decided, however, t...

Mixing it up: Epic explores cultures

Mixing it up: Epic explores cultures

Sunny Li, Pranav Mishra, Enzo Cabaltica, and Risa Mori

October 5, 2018


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Food brings people together, but it is also what sets each group apart through different cooking methods and ingredients. In this challenge, four Epic staffers create a traditional dish from their respective cultures for each other to taste.   Risa: Growing up, I had always enjoyed the “okonomiyaki...

A Definitive Summer Movie Guide

A Definitive Summer Movie Guide

Medha Upadhyay

October 2, 2018


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Summer. The time of year for relaxing, going on vacation and watching every single blockbuster movie that Hollywood tries to shove down your throat. Or not. In case you missed any of this summer’s big-budget movies, fear not! Here’s a quick review of six of the summer’s biggest movies, and verdicts on...

5 Songs to Sweeten the Heart of the School Year

5 Songs to Sweeten the Heart of the School Year

Belinda Zhou

October 1, 2018


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To put it simply, Ariana Grande’s fourth studio work, “Sweetener,” is the album I never knew I needed. In her interview with Jimmy Fallon, Grande explains that the album title was inspired by “bringing light to a situation or to someone’s life, or somebody else who brings light to your life...

Songs that will bring Tori Kelly’s “Hiding Place” out of hiding

Songs that will bring Tori Kelly’s “Hiding Place” out of hiding

Jessica Li

September 24, 2018


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A painstaking wait of more than two years. Black and white visuals. Rad riffs. Full on gospel choir. Welcome to the first Music Monday of the new school year! The music this week: Tori Kelly’s new album “Hiding Place” (which, in my very objective opinion, is the best album that has come out to...

Students learn about clubs at Club Info Day

Students learn about clubs at Club Info Day

Enzo Cabaltica, Kavya Iyer, Audrey Wong, and Rachel Wu

September 22, 2018


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All photos by Kavya Iyer and Audrey Wong...

Lights at Lynbrook: Special Education teacher Miguel Alderete

Lights at Lynbrook: Special Education teacher Miguel Alderete

Patricia Wei

September 5, 2018


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Miguel Alderete has been a special education teacher at Lynbrook for 16 years. Throughout his time at Lynbrook, Alderete has also been a coach and class adviser. In this interview, Alderete shares about how he started his career in education and his most memorable experiences at Lynbrook. Listen to the a...

Japanese teacher Kumi Kobayashi reflects on 15 years at Lynbrook

Japanese teacher Kumi Kobayashi reflects on 15 years at Lynbrook

Nicole Ong and Patricia Wei

June 12, 2018


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Every day, Japanese teacher Kumi Kobayashi, known to her students as Kobayashi-sensei, greets her class with a cheerful, “Minasan, ohayogozaimasu!” For the past 15 years, Kobayashi has used her bubbly personality and innovative ideas to become a dynamic language teacher. Her Japanese language students ...

Before I Leave: Senior Isaac Hou shares a story to inspire and show people that they’re not alone

Before I Leave: Senior Isaac Hou shares a story to inspire and show people that they’re not alone

Patricia Wei

May 25, 2018


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When he’s in front of an audience and the music starts playing, senior Isaac Hou’s mind blacks out. As the music plays, the moves come to him—a testament to the hours he’s practiced since his freshman year. He acts out the song, personifying its lyrics and message with his smooth, explosive mo...

Hidden food spots for escaping after finals

Hidden food spots for escaping after finals

Michelle Zemlyak

May 24, 2018


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The last school bell rings as students spill out of their classrooms, celebrating the end of finals and saying their summer goodbyes. They head out to grab a bite or a drink with their friends, but places such as MOD Pizza, Cicero’s and TeaTop quickly become crowded with familiar faces. If you wan...

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