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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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After 16 years, Superintendence Bove retires from her position and wishes the best for her successor.

Superintendent Polly Bove retires

Bennie Chang, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2022

“Superintendent Polly Bove has been, in my time at Lynbrook and FUHSD, the most influential superintendent we’ve had,” Principal Maria Jackson said. “She’ll be very hard to replace, and I’ve...

FUHSD COVID-19 cases have skyrocketed since the Omicron variant in January.

101 COVID-19 cases since Jan. 3

Amy Liu, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2022

Since the beginning of the school year, Lynbrook has reported 108 COVID-19 cases, 101 of which occurred on and after Jan. 3. Faced with the surge in COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant during the...

As Financial Technician, Boehm manages Lynbrook’s finances, such as cash and checks.

Financial technician Judy Boehm retires Jan. 31

Timothy Kim, Copy Editor February 1, 2022

Whether it be for AP exam registration or reimbursements, students know that they can count on financial technician Judy Boehm to help them manage their finances. After 20 years of working at Lynbrook,...

Students paint a mural featuring a puppy with a fall-themed background

Murals bring fall and winter spirit to campus

Susanna Tang, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

Skiing skeletons, a fall-themed puppy and a spooky viking boat. Public Art Club is working on three murals to hang around campus to spread seasonal cheer this winter. The first mural is of a viking...

Players and commentators alike participate in the Smash Bros tournament.

Smash Bros Club holds first live tournament

Lauren Liu, Staffer December 7, 2021

Smash Bros Club held their first tournament of the year on Friday, Nov. 19 in Room 112, where matches ended with fist bumps between competitors amid a whimsical atmosphere. “We like to hold tournaments...

Lynbrook Engineering Club, Coding Art Club, Web Development Club and Machine Learning Club collaborate to host LEC Hacks.

Students compete in Lynbrook’s first ever hackathon

Audrey Sun, Staffer December 7, 2021

Lynbrook Engineering Club collaborated with Coding Art Club, Web Development Club and Machine Learning Club to host its first-ever hackathon, LEC Hacks. From Nov. 19 to Nov. 21, more than 200 competitors...

Junior Eunseo Oh wins the Concerto Competition and the opportunity to play with the Symphony Orchestra in the Spring Concert.

Eunseo Oh wins LHS, MVHS Concerto Competition

Jasmine Rihal, Social Media Manager December 7, 2021

Students from Lynbrook and Monta Vista’s bands and orchestras performed melodious and thoughtful solos at the combined Concerto Competition, held at Lynbrook on Nov. 17. Lynbrook junior and violin player...

Sanskriti performers show off traditional South Asian songs and dances.

Sanskriti celebrates South Asian culture

Amishi Chandra, Staffer December 7, 2021

For the first time ever, the American Indo Student Association hosted Sanskriti, a showcase dedicated to classical South Asian art forms such as carnatic music, bharatanatyam and kathak. Held on Nov. 19...

Choir and Studio 74 actors perform various songs and dances in the Literature Concert.

Choir and drama tell stories through Literature Concert

Katie Chin, Copy Editor November 9, 2021

Lynbrook’s Literature Concert, hosted by the choir and drama departments, brought the literature pieces in English classes to life through fascinating songs and dances. From a passionate reenactment...

Lynbrook bathrooms were missing soap dispensers and featured graffiti and disassembled sinks.

TikTok trend motivates bathroom vandalism

Anushka Anand, Managing Editor November 9, 2021

In early September 2021, Lynbrook bathrooms were missing soap dispensers and featured graffiti and disassembled sinks. Cases like these took place almost every other day throughout the month, which is...

Campus construction plans are in effect and on track to be completed in 2023.

Campus construction on track for 2023

Neha Ayyer, In-Depth Editor November 9, 2021

Construction plans to expand and improve Lynbrook’s campus have been underway since the 2019-20 school year. The construction of new science, auditorium and classroom spaces by the 2022-23 school year...

Students decorate sugar skulls during the Spanish and Culinary Arts classes collaboration.

Culinary and Spanish classes celebrate Day of the Dead

Deeksha Raj, Business Manager November 9, 2021

Culinary and Spanish classes celebrated the Day of the Dead by decorating calaveras, edible skulls created from sugar, led by Spanish teacher Michael Esquivel and culinary arts teacher Megan Miller. Dia...