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Spend some Free Time listening to Ruel

Teresa Arisawa

October 14, 2019

I discovered Ruel while listening to a playlist that recommended me his song, “Younger”. I really enjoyed the lyrics and melody, and after hearing the song, I wanted to check out more of his music.  At only 16 years old, Ruel has already released multiple singles and two extended plays (EPs...

Math teacher Elizabeth Slaughter shares her story and passion for teaching

Math teacher Elizabeth Slaughter shares her story and passion for teaching

Bennie Chang

October 8, 2019

Elizabeth Slaughter is one of Lynbrook’s new Pre-Calculus Honors and AP Calculus AB teachers, but she is also a familiar face to students and teachers on campus. Known for her cheerful and encouraging personality, Slaughter is elated to be teaching at Lynbrook after working as a student teacher wi...

Meet our new guidance counselor, Susie Taylor!

Meet our new guidance counselor, Susie Taylor!

Shamita Gurusu

October 7, 2019

As the school year kicks off, the Lynbrook guidance team welcomes their newest member, Susie Taylor, who will be working with students in the English Learner and Engage Program as well as with the student body as a whole.  Taylor has been a guidance counselor for five years, previously working at Le...

Meet new chemistry teacher Connie Leung!

Meet new chemistry teacher Connie Leung!

Stella Huang

October 7, 2019

After working in university laboratories, Connie Leung discovered she enjoyed collaborating with undergraduate students. To work more with young learners, she took on a job as a tutor at Elite Test Prep, which further solidified her desire to become a teacher. Now, Leung is the newest addition to Lynbr...

Meet new history teacher and cross country coach, Luca Signore!

Meet new history teacher and cross country coach, Luca Signore!

Stella Huang

October 7, 2019

Lynbrook alumnus Luca Signore’s passion for teaching was sparked during his high school years. Nine years later, Signore has returned to Lynbrook as a history teacher as well as the cross country and track coach. “Lynbrook is a little bit different than I remember it,” Signore said. “The ...

¡Hola Lynbrook! Meet Viky Morales, the new Spanish teacher!

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Shamita Gurusu

October 7, 2019

A new face around the 100 wing and world language department this year is Viky Morales, a new Spanish teacher. Morales has been teaching Spanish for 11 years; she taught at Homestead High School for six years before transferring to Lynbrook.  Morales studied Political Science and Spanish Literature at Univ...

Meet Mr. Laskowski, our newest physics teacher

Meet Mr. Laskowski, our newest physics teacher

Shamita Gurusu

October 7, 2019

Larry Laskowksi welcomes the 2019-2020 school year with his arms wide open, ready to embark on an adventurous journey with his Physics Honors students. Originally an engineer, Laskowski didn’t quite expect this change in his career, but after the 2001 recession, he began to search for a new job. Meanwh...

Remembering Jennifer Gross: A woman who touched the hearts of many

Remembering Jennifer Gross: A woman who touched the hearts of many

Nicole Ong

October 2, 2019

In the week of Sept. 16, Joaquin Miller Middle School (MMS) students packed into Room 33 to craft flower hair clips, which they would wear in the coming days to remember the life of beloved art and photography teacher Jennifer Gross, who passed away on Sept. 15. Gross enjoyed restoring old cars a...

Alumini artist Campbell reflects on career

Alumini artist Campbell reflects on career

Sunny Li

October 2, 2019

Scott Campbell graduated from Lynbrook High School close to 30 years ago, and since then has become a successful artist. He works with watercolor and has created works from comics and games to gallery pieces and art for children’s books. How did you develop your interest in art throughout high school? ...

Pearl milk tea and all it means to me

Pearl milk tea and all it means to me

Nicole Ong

October 2, 2019

Boba: the quintessential drink of the Asian Baby Girl, a common topic in the widely popular Facebook group Subtle Asian Traits, and my primary source of calories. It is impossible to characterize Bay Area foodie culture without mentioning boba. Yet even with boba’s growing popularity, for me, it has alwa...

TikTokers show their moves

Teresa Arisawa

October 2, 2019

Sophomore Anya Sikri, like most users, originally downloaded TikTok for her own enjoyment, without thinking about the possibility of being anything more than a viewer. “It definitely started out as a joke,” Sikri said. “Eventually, as I was going through the TikToks, I came up with my own...

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