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Former U.S. Chief Data Scientist DJ Patil talks education

Melissa Chen

December 14, 2018


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Not many people can say they have worked with a president of the United States. Monta Vista High School alumnus, Dhanurjay “DJ” Patil, is one of those select few. Appointed by Barack Obama, Patil served as the first U.S. Chief Data Scientist from 2015 to 2017. In a speaker event at the Quinlan Community...

Students perform in wildfires benefit concert

Students perform in wildfires benefit concert

Audrey Wong

December 14, 2018


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To help Paradise residents, who recently experienced a devastating wildfire, seven students, three of whom were Lynbrook students — junior Catherine Huang, sophomore Grace Huh and sophomore Ryan Jia — performed in the Wildfires Benefit Concert on Nov. 25. The proceeds from the concert will go to...

Meet the three newly elected FUHSD board members

Chloe Lee

December 14, 2018


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Rosa Kim is a former Korean school principal and Homestead High School parent whose motto is to “Reach Out, Listen and Act.” “I ran to send my Korean school students a message of serving our community and challenging themselves,” Kim said. “The board members’ dedication and contribution...

San Jose hires homeless to clean up city

Dhriti Iyer

December 14, 2018


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With rising house prices and living costs come increasing rates of homelessness. According to a census taken in 2017, there were 4,350 homeless individuals in San Jose. Since November, San Jose has been piloting the Beautify San Jose Program, in which the city pays homeless citizens $15 per hour to pick...

Students come together for fall showcase

Students come together for fall showcase

Sunny Li

December 14, 2018


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he audience dies down. The room dims, and the stage is bathed in light. Over the next hour, passionate monologues, heartfelt scenes and tense fights take place onstage. From Nov. 15-17, advanced drama students held a showcase for their annual fall show at Studio 74. Rather than performing a play as...

Cupertino fights for the future of Vallco

Cupertino fights for the future of Vallco

Jonathan Ye

December 14, 2018


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A ghost mall with only a few in sight. In the past few years, Vallco Shopping Center stores such as Macy’s, JCPenney and AMC have left the dying mall. With only a skating rink, bowling alley, Japanese restaurant and gym left, Sand Hill Property developers have recently passed city-approved plans to...

Student health vs. Education: should schools close due to poor air quality?

Student health vs. Education: should schools close due to poor air quality?

Arul Gnanasivam

December 3, 2018


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The once bright blue sky turned into a muddy grey when the smoke from the nearby Woodland and Chico fires advanced toward the Bay Area. As smoke enveloped Northern California, district officials and school administration focused their efforts on protecting student health, debating whether school should ...

Lynbrook Craft Faire 2018

Lynbrook Craft Faire 2018

Kelsey Lu

November 26, 2018


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New construction celebrated with Beam Signing Ceremony

New construction celebrated with Beam Signing Ceremony

Srinidhi Seshadri

November 17, 2018


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On Nov. 15, the Lynbrook community came together for the Beam Signing Ceremony to celebrate the construction of the new Quad and Cafeteria. Watch a quick recap of the event here:  

Fright Night: An evening of Halloween fun

Elena Williams

November 9, 2018


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The lights dim. Flying bats, black cauldrons and sinister mummies frame the darkening stage. The back of the auditorium is awash with an eerie red glow, the color shifting as the performers take their places in front of the stage. Dressed in all-black gowns, the Dolcissima girls choir faces the audience,...

Lynbrook debaters make history with gold bid win

Lynbrook debaters make history with gold bid win

Divya Nelakonda

November 9, 2018


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Ask any debater, and the ultimate goal for his or her debate career would be to compete in the the most prestigious competition for high school debaters: the Tournament of Champions (TOC), an annual tournament held in Kentucky. For juniors Cindy Xu and Rachana Muvvala — Public Forum debate partner...

Students face unsafe traffic conditions daily

Kavya Iyer

November 9, 2018


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On their way to school, students may worry about the history test they have first period or the presentation they have in literature. Some, unfortunately, worry about getting injured and not making it to school at all. During drop off and pick up times, the streets around Lynbrook become congested, maki...

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