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FUHSD combats novel Coronavirus

Aileen Xue

March 24, 2020

After announcing on March 13 that schools would be closed until April 3 in light of COVID-19 pandemic, otherwise referred to as the novel coronavirus, FUHSD has since implemented numerous measures to support its students, including a remote learning system set to begin on March 23 and a food distribu...

Some March 14 SAT test centers closed due to COVID-19

Audrey Wong, Contributions by Nicole Ong

March 15, 2020

Like many other events that would warrant a large gathering of people, many Bay Area administrations of the March 14 SAT were cancelled due to COVID-19.  On March 13, the CollegeBoard sent an email to certain students taking the March SAT, confirming that their test was cancelled and that they ...

Lynbrook to be closed for three weeks in response to COVID-19

Lynbrook to be closed for three weeks in response to COVID-19

Kaylin Li

March 15, 2020

After the bell rang on Friday, March 13, releasing students from their fourth period class, students chattered and ran up to each other in the hallways more than usual. The cause: an announcement made by principal Maria Jackson during fourth period, stating that school would be closed until April 3. ...

COVID-19 causes the cancellation of junior prom

COVID-19 causes the cancellation of junior prom

Audrey Wong

March 14, 2020

Considered one of high school’s most important milestones, Junior Prom is a highly anticipated event among Lynbrook students. The Class of 2021 was set to have their Junior Prom on March 21, with many students preparing months ahead of time to ensure a perfect night. From shopping for dresses to pl...

Disbanded clubs reinstated after changes

Disbanded clubs reinstated after changes

Renee Ge

February 26, 2020

On Jan. 14, the Legislative Council passed Sports Analytics and Creative Game Design Club. After the clubs were disbanded last year under the new ASB club policy, members worked throughout the school year to restructure and repitch their respective clubs. The clubs reflected on the feedback they rec...

Science Bowl Team bonds over challenging competitions

Science Bowl Team bonds over challenging competitions

Sharlene Chen

February 26, 2020

Lynbrook’s Science Bowl Team competed at a regional competition on Feb. 8; the team made it past the first round, but did not pass the double-elimination rounds, failing to qualify for the National Science Bowl competition. “I don’t think we reached our full potential during this competition, a...

LHS Model UN models success at SCVMUN conference

LHS Model UN models success at SCVMUN conference

Jasmine Hou

February 26, 2020

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, Lynbrook Model United Nations (MUN) competed at the Santa Clara Valley MUN (SCVMUN) Conference at Santa Teresa High School, earning success at one of the club’s most popular conferences of the year. Several local high schools as well as an international team from Romania atten...

In-state election policy changes

In-state election policy changes

Dhriti Iyer

February 26, 2020

With the primary elections quickly approaching, California has made several efforts to increase voter participation by modernizing the election process. In accordance with the California Voter’s Choice Act (VCA) that was passed in 2016, Santa Clara County (SCC) is making efforts to ease the voting proc...

DECA to require concurrent CTE enrollment

DECA to require concurrent CTE enrollment

Elena Williams

February 26, 2020

The business of joining Lynbrook’s largest business club has just gotten harder. Starting next school year, DECA will require that all competing members be concurrently enrolled in a Career Technical Education (CTE) class in the Business Department.  Though previous officer teams have chosen to...

Brain and Brawn showcases students’ varied strengths

Brain and Brawn showcases students’ varied strengths

Ethan Lee

February 26, 2020

Brain and Brawn was a strenuous competition that tested both participants' physical and mental skills. Hosted by Lynbrook's Athletics Unlimited Club, the tournament took place during lunches in the quad from Feb. 11 to 14. The competition involved three events: Connect Four, arm wrestling and tug-of...

Competitive students qualify for ICDC

Competitive students qualify for ICDC

Claire Chiu

January 29, 2020

 Every year, a handful of Lynbrook DECA members qualify for the international DECA conference (ICDC), which draws more than 21,000 attendees from around the globe. This year, 13 Lynbrook DECA members qualified for ICDC through Virtual Business Challenge (VBC), an all-time high for Lynbrook and ...

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