The Epic

Arul Gnanasivam

December 7, 2017


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Thousands of students across California rejoiced as Governor Jerry Brown passed a bill granting one year of free community college courses to all students. Announced on Oct. 14, this new measure aims to lower post-graduation student loans, as well as encourage more graduating high school students to attend ...

SELPA Fall Festival brings joy to ACT students

SELPA Fall Festival brings joy to ACT students

Justine Chen

December 7, 2017


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A large crowd of 200 people cheering and dancing fills the fieldhouse. Loud, fast music pumps throughout the room and the energy is high. Others sit in the corners of the room, chatting with each other, waiting in line to receive an intricate face paint design or a balloon animal. Outside of the fieldhou...

Violence sparks at Great America

Patricia Wei

December 7, 2017


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It was midnight at Great America’s Halloween Haunt on Saturday, Oct. 28. As seniors Ashley Kim, Chloe Kim and Evalina Xu were preparing to exit the amusement park, they saw helicopters with searchlights hovering over them. A crowd of people was running, trying to disperse. Two large police cars stood at ...

Marching Band places second at season-end competition

Marching Band places second at season-end competition

Risa Mori

November 30, 2017


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As students stood still in their positions at the Bands of America (BOA) regional competition awaiting the drum major’s cue, the audience held their breath as they anticipated the performance to come. The competition, hosted by the music organization “Music For All,”  took place on Oct. 28 at the ...

California officially recognizes non-binary as the third gender

California officially recognizes non-binary as the third gender

Hatim Saifee

November 29, 2017


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California achieved a historic feat by becoming one of the first states to offer the option to match legal documents to people’s identity, whether male, female or nonbinary. SB-179, otherwise known as the “Gender Recognition Act,” signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, will go into effect on Sept. 1, 2018...

LIMB celebrates art through Holiday Craft Faire

LIMB celebrates art through Holiday Craft Faire

Sadhana Sarma, Photo Editor

November 25, 2017


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The Lynbrook Instrumental Music Boosters (LIMB) hosted their annual Holiday Craft Faire on Nov. 18, attracting people from the community to come purchase various crafts and support the school's band. Read on for pictures of the event and stories of people who shared their art at the Holiday Craft Faire: ...

Students shine at Valkyries Winter Show

Students shine at Valkyries Winter Show

Srinidhi Seshadri

November 23, 2017


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The Valkyries Winter Show was held on Nov. 11, 2017. There were multiple energetic dances by Lynbrook's dance team, the Valkyries, along with a variety of guest performances.  

Science department implements next generation standards

Science department implements next generation standards

Justine Chen

November 21, 2017


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In September 2013, California’s State Board of Education (SBE) adopted the Next Generation Science Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten through Grade Twelve (CA NGSS). The new regulations were enacted to assist teachers in implementing new science curriculum framework. As a result, in the ...

Hugs and Performances: ASB holds Kindness Week

Hugs and Performances: ASB holds Kindness Week

Nicole Ong

November 20, 2017


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While simple acts of kindness may go lost between the daily stress of schoolwork, Kindness Week, an annual, week-long event organized by ASB Recognition, aims to promote kindness through various activities. This year, Kindness Week was from Nov. 13 through 17. In the days before Kindness Week, poste...

Lynbrook community celebrates Dandiya Raas

Lynbrook community celebrates Dandiya Raas

Justine Chen

November 4, 2017


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Picture a group of 50 to 60 people cheering and laughing, freely spinning and dancing. The sound of short wooden sticks knocking together echo as people exchange partners and rotate in a circle. Children jump up and whirl around as loud, fast music pumps throughout the fieldhouse. Imagine lehengas, saris...

Wildfires blaze through Northern California

Wildfires blaze through Northern California

Arul Gnanasivam

November 2, 2017


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Black and orange. Colors that used to represent  a local baseball team have begun to represent death and destruction in recent weeks. As some of California’s greatest wildfires rage on, all that was left is stark black ash and blinding orange flames. Since the beginning of October, almost 8,000 fires ...

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