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Lynbrook honored as a CA Distinguished School

Lynbrook honored as a CA Distinguished School

Melissa Chen

March 29, 2019


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This year, Lynbrook is the only public school in Santa Clara County, besides Monta Vista High School, to be honored under the 2019 California Distinguished Schools (DS) Program. In 2018, the California Department of Education (CDE) counted more than 2,500 comprehensive high schools and middle schools...

Lynbrook staff spices it up at Chili Cook Off

Lynbrook staff spices it up at Chili Cook Off

Sadhana Sarma

March 29, 2019


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Students are not the only people bonding through lunchtime activities. Each year the Lynbrook Staff Association (LSA) puts on events that allow staff members to bond. This year, headed by English teacher Andrew Seike, the LSA brought back a beloved tradition: the Chili Cook Off. Staff members gat...

The Heist: 2019’s new cutthroat senior game

The Heist: 2019’s new cutthroat senior game

Ashley Song

March 29, 2019


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The date is Feb. 26. You wake up and check the weather, seeing the 52 degree forecast and 90 percent chance of rainfall. Not wanting to catch a cold, you throw on layer after layer to brave the harsh weather. Many seniors, however, faced a more daunting morning. Rolling out of bed, they throw on beach...

Leading the way into the 2019-2020 school year

Leading the way into the 2019-2020 school year

Alisha Naidu

March 29, 2019


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With the upcoming new school year comes new changes — whether it be new classes, a new cafeteria or new leaders — and ASB is no exception. On March 6, students voted for new ASB officers for the 2019-2020 school year to lead them in bringing about positive change in the Lynbrook community. The sev...

Popping the way through second semester with ASB

Popping the way through second semester with ASB

Sunny Li

March 29, 2019


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Balloons tied to legs and popped, thrown into the air and bursting with water and attached to six people for students to find around school. That was the fun-filled Balloon Week that ASB planned from March 11 to March 15 to encourage students to relax and have fun in the middle of second semester. S...

STEM students present inspiring research

STEM students present inspiring research

Elena Williams

March 29, 2019


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As students, staff and parents made their way through the bustling library, Lynbrook’s young scientists gestured to their trifolds, hoping to stand out in a room filled with big ideas. At the STEM Expo on March 8, students showcased their original research and engineering projects and presented to their...

Changes to French Honor Society’s Mardi Gras

Changes to French Honor Society’s Mardi Gras

Rachel Wu

March 1, 2019


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Students gather onto the stage while others begin to sit down to watch. Chatter dies down, and music begins to play. The students on stage begin to sing, voices resonating with joy, and the audience join in with cheers. With all the fun of Lynbrook’s 2019 Mardi Gras on Feb. 15, it is easy to look ...

Science Olympiad team celebrates win and prepares for regionals

Science Olympiad team celebrates win and prepares for regionals

Aileen Xue

March 1, 2019


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After being run by Science Club in past years, Science Olympiad has become its own club this year. With its recent success at the Tracy High School Science Olympiad Invitational on Jan. 19, Lynbrook Science Olympiad Club is poised to compete at the regional competition in March. "In previous years...

FUHSD recognizes exceptional students and faculty

FUHSD recognizes exceptional students and faculty

Diana Xu

March 1, 2019


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Applause and smiles filled the Lynbrook auditorium as the community celebrated individuals and groups who received awards as a result of their impact they have made at Lynbrook. Among those recipients, teacher Mike Williams and College and Career advisers Barb Takahashi and Katherine Tang received awa...

Governor Newsom establishes goals for the new year

Kaylin Li

February 1, 2019


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Inaugurated on Jan. 7, Gavin Newsom has taken his place as California’s 40th governor. Newsom looks to achieve what he calls “audacious goals” through a $209 billion state budget that could tackle some of California’s biggest issues, such as education, housing and wildfires. As mayor of S...

Four of California’s recently enacted laws

Four of California’s recently enacted laws

Nicole Ong

February 1, 2019


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  AB 3077: All minors must wear helmets when riding bikes & skateboards California’s first helmet law was implemented by the State Legislature in 1993 to decrease the alarming number of children’s head injuries that were seen in emergency rooms as a result of bicycle crashes, an...

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