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Lynbrook’s very own Sweet Caroline

Lynbrook’s very own Sweet Caroline

Ashley Song

March 26, 2020

When Neil Diamond wrote “Sweet Caroline,” chances are he was writing about senior Caroline Tjoe. Adored by many classmates for her kind demeanor and wide range of skills, Tjoe brings an inimitable radiance to the Lynbrook campus. Many students may know Tjoe for her Instagram cooking account @a...

Up and coming: Witty Committee, Lynbrook’s dynamic duo

Up and coming: Witty Committee, Lynbrook’s dynamic duo

Ashley Song

March 24, 2020

When junior Michael Hu and senior Anay Deshpande first met, their joint comedy YouTube channel was still a mere pipe dream. Now, three years later, this dream has become a reality: Witty Committee. “We started Witty Committee because we wanted to brighten up some people’s days,” Hu said. “...

Creative freshman Katie Chung: artist, customizer, PR commissioner

Katie Chung, when asked about her plans for the future:

Youqi Huang

March 11, 2020

The achievement that makes freshman Katie Chung most proud and perhaps provides the most holistic view of her character is how she designed and screen printed T-shirts for cancer awareness after the passing of a teacher's mother in middle school. “After the loss of his mother, Mr. Gonzales wanted to start a ...

Junior Jonathan Huang: YouTuber, Math Honor Society President and Science Club Vice President

Jonathan Huang on his plans for the future:

Aileen Xue

March 11, 2020

Although resources such as Khan Academy and Organic Chemistry Tutor have been staples for high school chemistry students for years, junior Jonathan Huang has emerged as an essential guide, with many students identifying his Youtube channel as a resource crucial to their understanding of difficult chem...

Senior Pranav Kadiyala: Pre-Med club and Octagon president, track and field member

Pranav Kadiyala on his plans for the future:

Ashley Song

March 10, 2020

Though many students may not know his name, chances are most students have seen his face around campus. Responsible and driven, senior Pranav Kadiyala can be seen in representing Lynbrook in several ways, whether at DECA conferences, during Pre-Med club meetings, at track meets throwing the discus and s...

Sophomore Derrick Cai: varsity basketball point guard, debater, and DECA member

Derrick Cai on his plans for the future:

Aileen Xue

March 10, 2020

Even after swishing two free throws to give Lynbrook the lead with only 10 seconds left of regulation, sophomore Derrick Cai wasn’t ready to celebrate until he heard the final buzzer, signaling that he had, in fact, won his team the game.  Having played basketball since third grade, Cai is no stranger t...

Freshman Adeline spreads positivity

Adeline Ryan on her plans for the future: “I either want to be involved with performing arts or teaching.”

Melissa Chen

March 9, 2020

Freshman Adeline* hasn’t known her classmates for very long, but many have already experienced her positive energy and friendliness. Unlike many Lynbrook students, Adeline did not go to Joaquin Miller Middle School; instead, she attended a small private K-8 school, Canyon Heights Academy. She f...

Senior Abdullah Ashiq connects with and shows compassion for others

Abdullah Ashiq on his plans for the future:

Melissa Chen

March 9, 2020

After some thinking, senior Abdullah Ashiq decided his group of loud, outgoing friends might likely describe him as the “group therapist.” That makes sense. Most of the aspects of Ashiq’s life are a reflection of his efforts to show compassion and a deep understanding, especially for others and...

Lynbrook Economics takes on the National Economics Challenge

Sloka Suresh

March 4, 2020

This year, Lynbrook Economics Club will be competing in the National Economics Challenge (NEC), a competition that tests student comprehension of the world economy and microeconomic principles. In the first round of competition on March 4, the competing teams will take a comprehensive economics test...

Justin Bieber “Changes” his outlook on sound

Released on Feb. 14,

Sunny Li

February 26, 2020

With his last album, “Purpose,” five years behind him, singer and worldwide sensation Justin Bieber has found a new purpose in his fifth studio album, “Changes.” Released on Feb. 14, the album is dedicated to his wife, Hailey Bieber, as the love-filled lyrics are fitting for its Valentine’s D...

Otoshi celebrated as Employee of the Year

Miko Otoshi, one of Lynbrook’s 2019-20 employees of the year, has served several roles throughout her years at Lynbrook, including has supporting the community by serving on Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), chairing the Job Shadow Program as a parent, working for Lynbrook Instrumental Boosters (LIMB) and joining the Lynbrook staff.

Bennie Chang

February 26, 2020

Behind the backdrop of the band department, STTAR tutoring program and Homework Center is Miko Otoshi, one of Lynbrook’s 2019-20 employees of the year. Throughout her years at Lynbrook, she has supported the community by serving on Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), chairing the Job Shadow...

Katya Tsikina catches the eye of VSCO

a self-portrait by Katya Tsikina, posted on VSCO

Katie Chen

February 26, 2020

Senior Katya Tsikina has taken the term “VSCO girl” to another level. After sharing her photography skills online for several years, Tsikina’s work has recently been recognized by VSCO, which has featured her as a creator on their website. Tsikina has been passionate about photography since a ...

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