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Interact supports education in Nicaragua

Elliu Huang

December 11, 2019

Interact Clubs from all five FUHSD schools held a fundraiser, an A12 Annual Charity Mixer: “A Carn1ival 2 Remember,” at Cupertino High School on Nov. 15. The carnival-themed dance was part of their yearly international project titled, "Build for Tomorrow," which aims to help Nicaraguan youths recei...

Declining enrollment causes concern

Declining enrollment causes concern

Teresa Arisawa

December 11, 2019

Declining residency in the Cupertino Union School District (CUSD) has lowered enrollment, leading school officials to consider new measures and possible elementary school closure. This has already had effects and may lead to large impacts in CUSD and FUHSD.  As the largest elementary school district in...

Class of 2009 reunites ten years later

Class of 2009 reunites ten years later

Sharlene Chen

December 11, 2019

Ten years have passed since Lynbrook’s Class of 2009 graduated. On Nov. 30, they hosted a reunion at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse to relive high school memories and reunite with their old classmates.  The event organizers included Monica Shieh, Anna Sheng and PJ Loury, who were the former cl...

Halloween Haunt haunts park goers

Halloween Haunt haunts park goers

Audrey Wong

December 11, 2019

Shooter. The word that sparked a frenzy among park-goers. On Oct. 26, reports of a shooting happening inside Great America caused waves of park-goers to panic as they tried to escape the park. The cause of the widespread panic was an armed robbery that broke out nearby, which someone falsely iden...

Craft faire sells holiday cheer

Craft faire sells holiday cheer

Youqi Huang

December 11, 2019

Lynbrook held its 40th annual Holiday Craft Faire on Saturday, Nov. 23. Hosted by Lynbrook Instrumental Music Boosters (LIMB), an organization that supports Lynbrook’s music program, the faire featured over 100 vendors selling handcrafted items. The event is LIMB’s largest fundraiser of the year and was org...

California pushes back school start times to 8:30 a.m.

California pushes back school start times to 8:30 a.m.

Mei Corricello

December 11, 2019

Beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, California high schools will be required to push back start times to 8:30 a.m. Though the impact on FUHSD is uncertain, school administrators have begun to discuss the shift while exploring its potential effects on Lynbrook students and families. On Sept. 13, G...

Student brownie sale raises funds and awareness

Sloka Suresh

November 6, 2019

LHS students Sanjana Narayanan, Hali Wu, Abdullah Ashiq, Nancy Qi, Zahra Aziz and Audrey Ding launched a fundraiser on Sept. 15 to provide financial support for Rose Morales*, a Guatemalan refugee. Morales is the daughter of Japanese teacher Jeremy Kitchen’s neighbor. Held at Lynbrook, the fundraise...

Halloween staff bake-off takes the cake

Halloween staff bake-off takes the cake

Stella Huang

November 6, 2019

Halloween is the perfect time for both students and staff to come together to enjoy sweet, spooky indulgences. After the success of last year's Chili Cook-Off, the organizers of the Lynbrook Staff Association (LSA), English teacher Andrew Seike and print center technician John Hott, decided to hol...

City exchange forms FUHSD bond with Taiwan

City exchange forms FUHSD bond with Taiwan

Priyanka Anand

November 6, 2019

When the group of five high school students from Hsinchu, Taiwan, signed up to come to Cupertino as part of the Cupertino-Hsinchu Sister City Association’s (CHSCA) annual student exchange program, they imagined that they would be visiting a high school resembling those they had seen in American movie...

PTSA works to improve parent-student communication

PTSA works to improve parent-student communication

Melissa Chen

November 6, 2019

Dr. Hanna Chang, a Lynbrook Class of 2007 alumna and certified psychologist, spoke at a workshop on Oct. 24 offering advice to parents to help them foster better relationships with their children. Sameer Mathur, head of the Parent Education Committee on the PTSA, had been searching for ideas for a pa...

911 texting service launches

911 texting service launches

Diana Kohr

November 6, 2019

Text to 911 program was officially released by Santa Clara County in September, and it is currently available to most cities in Santa Clara County, excluding Campbell and Los Gatos. This program provides those who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or have a speech disability with a way to contact 911 in case of an em...

Viking Vault unlocks student job opportunities

Viking Vault unlocks student job opportunities

Bennie Chang

November 6, 2019

Lynbrook’s student store, the Viking Vault, has found a home inside the newly constructed cafeteria. The store will continue to sell school supplies and snacks, but the format has undergone some changes — the Viking Vault is now a business run by students in Lynbrook’s new class: Training for T...

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