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¡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

Larry Laskowski shares room 001 with fellow physics teacher Thanh Nguyen. Laskowski poses in front of a poster with the equations of motion often used in Physics class.

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

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 an...

Pearl milk tea and all it means to me

Writer Nicole Ong poses with her signature Pearl Milk Tea.

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...

Alumni artist Campbell reflects on career

Art depiction of Scott Campbell

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? ...

TikTokers show their moves

Teresa Arisawa

October 2, 2019

Since its launch in late 2018, the video sharing app TikTok has taken over the internet. It has recently become especially popular with high school students due to its relatable comedic content and fun dances. Many Lynbrook students have TikTok accounts, and watch TikToks during their free time or make...

Introducing Falcon: our campus cat

Falcon tho cat helps students de-stress during brunch and lunch.

Alara Dasdan

October 2, 2019

An endearing character in the Lynbrook community, Falcon the Lynbrook cat is not the average house pet. From her quiet steps around the art building to the way she blends into the background, a passing visitor may mistake her for a stray. However, individuals on campus such as juniors Ibraheem Quresh...

Minecraft makes a comeback

Ethan Lee

September 30, 2019

Walking up to a body of water, a player can expect to find dolphins, turtles or even water temples. These are just some of the many new features of Minecraft and is part of the reason why the game has made a comeback in the video game community. As veteran Minecraft players reappropriate time to play the ...

Hage frames her goals for Lynbrook Art

Art teacher Haviland Hage poses in her classroom during lunch. Behind her, the whiteboard is covered in artwork and notes for her class.

Ron Aich

September 27, 2019

Following the retirement of long-time art teacher Paul Willson, new art teacher Haviland Hage is ready to draw from her unique life experiences and make her mark on Lynbrook’s art program.  Before teaching at Lynbrook, Hage lived abroad and worked in Paris as an Au Pair, a stay-at-home nanny. ...

Agarwal reflects on her first month as a viking

Math teacher Anshul Agrawal sits in her classroom after school.

Ron Aich

September 27, 2019

As Pre-Calculus teacher Anshul Agarwal reaches her one month milestone in teaching at Lynbrook, she reflects on her experience so far and goals for the school year. Before teaching, Agarwal was a renowned researcher at Stanford, where she specialized in Carbon Storage Research and focused on finding...

A completely unqualified and unnecessarily harsh review of the 2019 Met Gala

Divya Nelakonda

May 31, 2019

Known as the “Superbowl of Fashion,” the Met Gala — an invitation-only fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (Met) costume institute and launch party for its Spring exhibition — had an exclusive list of celebrities, designers, models, brand representatives and industry insiders floc...

Ciara turns past scars into beauty marks

Ciara turns past scars into beauty marks

Hatim Saifee

May 31, 2019

Dealing with the underperformance of her 2015 album “Jackie,” parting ways with her record label Epic Records and her fiancé Future, coupling with NFL quarterback Russell Wilson and giving birth to their daughter Sienna, Ciara’s personal and professional life has taken many turns in the past fo...

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