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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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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Making the difficult transition into high school through a virtual learning environment is an unprecedented challenge for the class of 2024.

The class of 2024 logs in to Lynbrook

Emma Constable and Anwen Huang August 17, 2020

For the class of 2024, their entrance into high school will be like never before. Without traditional events that foster widespread school spirit and connections among classes, Lynbrook administrators,...

After months of speculation, on Aug. 10, Joe Biden selected Kamala Harris, former Democratic Party presidential candidate and U.S. senator from California, as his running mate against Donald Trump and Mike Pence. She is the first Black and Asian American woman to be on a major party’s ticket, and her pick has drawn praise from Democrats and criticism from Republicans.

Kamala Harris makes history — and the future

Bennie Chang August 14, 2020

 Adobe Spark by Bennie Chang

Lynbrook ACT program adapts to remote learning

Anusha Kothari June 1, 2020

Baking dog biscuits at the district office, emptying recycling bins on campus and counting money for practice are just a few of the activities that Lynbrook Academic Community Transition (ACT) students...

Coronavirus impacts standardized testing

Coronavirus impacts standardized testing

Priyanka Anand and Sunny Li May 29, 2020

With the cancellation of standardized testing in spring 2020 because of COVID-19, the College Board and ACT rescheduled their standardized tests for later dates in the summer and fall with plans for administering...

Zoom-bombing is now a significant disruption to online learning.

Zoom intruders raise security concerns

Claire Chiu May 27, 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic causing disruptions to daily life across the U.S., schools have moved toward online learning. Zoom, a video conference website, quickly became an essential resource for holding...

Transcripts will now look drastically different, following the districts decision to move to a credit/no credit grading system for the second semester.

Transitioning to credit/no credit for second semester

Elena Williams May 27, 2020

When quarantine prompted radical changes to the format of school classrooms, FUHSD dropped its traditional letter grades in favor of a credit/no credit grading system. The decision, announced on April...

School closure has wiped many traditional senior activities off the calendar, including an in-person graduation.

Senior graduation goes virtual

Kaylin Li and Stella Huang May 25, 2020

Normally, seniors would spend the last week of school learning how to walk on beat in line with the others, practicing for their procession across the football field. They would prepare themselves for...

FUHSD forms task force to address COVID-19 challenges

FUHSD forms task force to address COVID-19 challenges

Audrey Wong and Youqi Huang May 25, 2020

For the past couple of months, the PTSA, teachers union, teacher department heads and student representatives have been working to address issues resulting from COVID-19 as part of a task force created...

Removing the politics behind periods: California bill removes sales tax for menstrual products and diapers

Removing the politics behind periods: California bill removes sales tax for menstrual products and diapers

Katie Chen and Contributions by Sunny Li April 17, 2020

California Senate Bill 92 (SB 92) went into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, temporarily removing the sales tax on menstrual products and diapers. Passed in June 2019, the law made California one of 13 states to...

Seniors gather in the quad for the gambit, a chance to either gain points in this years senior game or have their points halved.

The Academy recruits players for the senior game

Stella Huang April 16, 2020

The month of March kicked off with the senior class of 2020 racing across campus in blankets and sunglasses, competing for the chance to win two senior prom tickets. Every few days, the students received...

Commuting via Via Cupertino

Commuting via Via Cupertino

Kaylin Li April 10, 2020

Via Cupertino is an inexpensive alternative to private transportation and ride-shares. Introduced in October 2019 as an 18-month long pilot program, the program is a partnership between private transit...

Graphic illustration by Elliu Huang, Alara Dasdan and Michelle Zhu.

Course selection guide

Sharlene Chen and Sunny Li April 7, 2020

With course selection confirmation coming up on April 8, it is important to make informed decisions as they will affect the next school year. Read through students’ thoughts and more information on each...