The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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As the years pass, more students are beginning to take advantage of the opportunities that community college courses offer.

Concurrent enrollment at community colleges spikes in fall quarter

Allison Hsieh November 4, 2020

In the past, many students have taken community college courses on Lynbrook’s campus and on the campuses of various community colleges. Although community college courses have moved online, they are...

The Better Bike Plan 2025 strives to make biking in the city of San Jose more equitable, convenient and comfortable.

Better Bike Plan 2025: A win for residents, equity and the environment

Shamita Gurusu November 4, 2020

On Oct. 6, the San Jose City Council unanimously passed the Better Bike Plan 2025 (BBP 25). Through this plan, the city of San Jose will build a 550-mile network of bike lanes, boulevards and trails connecting...

Here are the features that are currently being worked on.

Construction continues throughout pandemic

Elizabeth Park November 4, 2020

Renovation of the cafeteria and lower quad was completed on campus at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year, and until quarantine began, students were still adjusting to these new features. Even with...

Here are the candidates for the local elections.

Local elections begin for the City of San Jose

Mei Corricello October 30, 2020

Although the 2020 presidential election has the nation’s attention, local election results may have a greater impact on citizens’ everyday lives. Among the many candidates and propositions on the Nov....

JSA created the Viking Vote Program to encourage voter registration and pre-registration.

Viking votes promotes voter registration among students

Claire Chiu October 30, 2020

Nov. 3, 2020’s elections will determine who will serve as the president and other key roles, represent Americans and determine the future of the country. To encourage political engagement, Lynbrook’s...

Regardless of whether election mail is classified as first-class for priority shipping, it is highly advisable for voters everywhere to get their ballots in as soon as possible. With delays still present in the USPS’s delivery system, the sooner ballots are mailed, the better.

USPS and COVID-19 protocol may cause delayed votes

Ria Phelan October 7, 2020

With differing social distancing restrictions across the nation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the turnout for in-person voting this November may be lower than in previous years. President Donald Trump’s...

Lynbrook choirs sing “Ukukholwa” (faith) as their portion of “Ukuthula”.

Lynbrook choir attends virtual concert AVoice4Peace

Amy Liu October 7, 2020

In honor of the International Day of Peace, choirs around the world gathered on Sep. 21 to sing Ukuthula, a traditional South African hymn of peace. AVoice4Peace is a world-wide peace awareness project,...

An illuminated tablet on a dark library shelf.

Libraries open virtual doors

Stella Huang October 7, 2020

Libraries, one of the most essential student resource centers, have been largely affected by the global pandemic. However, many local libraries, including Lynbrook’s, are working hard to make their many...

Workers bag meals at the Cupertino High School cafeteria.

FUHSD extends free meal service to anyone under age 18, no questions asked

Elizabeth Cheng October 7, 2020

Through remote learning, FUHSD has been offering free meal pick ups every Wednesday for any individuals under 18 at Cupertino, Homestead and Fremont High School since Sept. 2. Six days of meals are given...

ASB’s different commissions have planned a variety of events for this virtual year, including a gameshow and a cookbook.

ASB plans virtual school events

Sharlene Chen October 7, 2020

Lynbrook ASB has always organized school-wide projects in an effort to create a positive campus environment. In this year’s virtual setting, ASB has continued to provide the student body with engaging...

Diversity in writing is emphasized by the new course.

Leaving European Literature with style

Alara Dasdan October 7, 2020

The Lynbrook English department recently developed a new curriculum to replace the European Literature class offered for seniors, set to take effect in the 2021-2022 school year. The proposed curriculum...

Student doxxed for social media post following alleged robbery

September 23, 2020

On Sept. 15, five female juveniles stole approximately $80 of alcohol from Standard Liquor in Los Altos and rushed out of the store. All five perpetrators were identified, arrested and released on a citation...