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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Lynbrook marching band won sweepstakes at a competition in Napa during the 2019-20 season.

Band lifts marching band requirement for freshmen

Diana Kohr March 17, 2021

For the first time in more than 10 years, freshmen taking Lynbrook’s band class will not be required to participate in marching band in the 2021-22 school year. This decision was made to preserve freshmen...

Lynbrook classes of 2022, 2023 and 2024 bond on Discord over game nights and online social events.

Classes of 2022 and 2023 use Discord to innovate and socialize

Christy Yu March 9, 2021

In midst of the pandemic, the Class of 2022 and Class of 2023 are staying connected virtually through Discord servers created by class officers and class members, which encourage students to socialize,...

The issue of declining enrollment is not something new. Taking in input from community members, the district hopes to come up with solutions that will be best for students, families and staff.

LSSAP, program allowing Hyde, CLIP and McAuliffe transfers to Lynbrook, to expire

Elena Williams and Bennie Chang February 19, 2021

FUHSD has not yet decided whether to renew the Lynbrook Supplemental School Assignment Plan (LSSAP) program, which allows students from Hyde Middle, McAuliffe Middle and Miller Middle’s Chinese Language...

Science teachers navigating virtual learning this year have had to come up with new ways to conduct labs.

Science labs evolve into new forms in the world of virtual learning

Anwen Huang February 3, 2021

At the start of second semester, AP Biology students gear up for the course’s much-anticipated DNA transformation lab. However, this year they were introduced to the laboratory techniques used in biotechnology...

The Educated Book Club discusses Black media to raise awareness about racial issues and educate its members about the Black community.

Intersections launches Educated Book Club on Black media

Jason Shan February 3, 2021

To educate community members on racial justice and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, the Intersections club launched the Educated Book Club, also known as Black Media Discussions, to examine Black...

Middle College and College Now seek to provide students with an alternative educational environment to explore opportunities not available at their high school.

FUHSD students pursue Middle College and College Now opportunities

Lillian Fu January 23, 2021

Middle College and College Now, two long-standing FUHSD programs, continue to allow students to complete high school credits at De Anza College, remotely this year. Both programs provide a mix of De Anza...

Seniors Claire Tang and Eshani Jha were named Regeneron STS finalists, with senior David Hu closely following as a semifinalist.

Lynbrook tops Regeneron Science Talent Search with 2 finalists, 1 semifinalist

Crystal Qian January 23, 2021

On Jan. 7, seniors Claire Tang, David Hu and Eshani Jha were named among the 300 semifinalists of the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS), the most prestigious nationwide STEM competition for high...

In the November 2020 election, FUHSD voters approved Measure M with 73.5% support, extending a $98 parcel tax for the next 8 years after 2022.

FUHSD community approves Measure M for continued funding

Sunny Li January 6, 2021

In the November 2020 election, FUHSD voters approved Measure M with 73.5% of the vote to renew the existing $98 parcel tax providing extra funding for FUHSD schools for another eight years. This tax will...

Elementary and middle schools in each of the four quadrants in the CUSD map.

CUSD tables school closures but has no long-term solution in-place

Anirudh Seshadri and Diana Kohr December 9, 2020

To address a budget deficit and declining enrollment, the Cupertino Union School District (CUSD) has recently been forced to consider shutting down schools, outraging community members and sparking community...

These are the four periods of classical music.

Music for Community partners with Wave Learning for music seminars

Lina Mezerreg December 9, 2020

Lynbrook’s Music for Community (MFC) partnered with the online seminar platform Wave Learning to hold a virtual series for students between grades 6 and 12 on the history of the four principal eras of...

Traditionally, Link Crew groups wear costumes made by Link Crew leaders during Orientation, such as the Hawaiian flowers pictured above.

Link Crew implements new activity: Goose Chase

Emma Cionca December 9, 2020

Link Crew has recently introduced Goose Chase, a group scavenger hunt game, to support and engage the Class of 2024 during distance learning. The game uses GooseChase, a mobile app to set up competitive...

Care Solace bridges the wide gap between therapist and patient.

FUHSD offers mental health resources through partnership with Care Solace

Elliu Huang December 9, 2020

In order to improve student access to mental health resources during remote learning, FUHSD has partnered with Care Solace, an organization that connects students with mental health therapists and counselors.  Care...