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Spring sports season affected by COVID-19

Sunny Li April 3, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 spring season has effectively been shut down. The sports teams affected include badminton, baseball, golf, softball, swimming, track and field and boys volleyball....

Collegeboard made changes to the AP exam to accommodate for COVID-19

CollegeBoard modifies AP exam procedures

Kaylin Li and Audrey Wong April 3, 2020

Due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, CollegeBoard is modifying the procedures for the Advanced Placement (AP) exams, including allowing students to take the exam online at home, as well as offering...

School closure to be extended until May 1

School closure to be extended until May 1

Kaylin Li March 27, 2020

At 11:08 a.m. on March 25, students across FUHSD received an email notice that school would be closed until May 1, an extension from the initial school closures that would last until April 3. Food services...

Social studies teacher Jeffrey Bale poses with bottles of disinfectant.

FUHSD combats novel Coronavirus

Aileen Xue March 24, 2020

After announcing on March 13 that schools would be closed until April 3 in light of COVID-19 pandemic, otherwise referred to as the novel coronavirus, FUHSD has since implemented numerous measures to support...

Due to the cancellation of SAT, there were mixed reactions among the students.

Some March 14 SAT test centers closed due to COVID-19

Audrey Wong, Contributions by Nicole Ong March 15, 2020

Like many other events that would warrant a large gathering of people, many Bay Area administrations of the March 14 SAT were cancelled due to COVID-19.  On March 13, the CollegeBoard sent an email...

Seniors Lucy Sun and Ruijia Xing sit in the cafeteria with their masks on during brunch of Friday, March 13, the last day before the school announced its closure.

Lynbrook to be closed for three weeks in response to COVID-19

Kaylin Li March 15, 2020

After the bell rang on Friday, March 13, releasing students from their fourth period class, students chattered and ran up to each other in the hallways more than usual. The cause: an announcement made...

On March 21, students held a virtual junior prom using Zoom. Junior Amy Sun came up with the idea since junior prom was cancelled.

COVID-19 causes the cancellation of junior prom

Audrey Wong March 14, 2020

Considered one of high school’s most important milestones, Junior Prom is a highly anticipated event among Lynbrook students. The Class of 2021 was set to have their Junior Prom on March 21, with many...

After the Sports Analytics and Creative Game Design clubs were disbanded last year under the new ASB club policy, members worked throughout the school year to restructure and repitch their respective clubs.

Disbanded clubs reinstated after changes

Renee Ge February 26, 2020

On Jan. 14, the Legislative Council passed Sports Analytics and Creative Game Design Club. After the clubs were disbanded last year under the new ASB club policy, members worked throughout the school year...

Lynbrook Science Bowl team members and the Science Bowl logo

Science Bowl Team bonds over challenging competitions

Sharlene Chen February 26, 2020

Lynbrook’s Science Bowl Team competed at a regional competition on Feb. 8; the team made it past the first round, but did not pass the double-elimination rounds, failing to qualify for the National Science...

In total, Lynbrook competitors received one Best Delegate award, three Outstanding Delegate awards, one Honorable Mention award, two Verbal Commendation awards and four Best Research awards at the Santa Clara Valley MUN Conference.

LHS Model UN models success at SCVMUN conference

Jasmine Hou February 26, 2020

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, Lynbrook Model United Nations (MUN) competed at the Santa Clara Valley MUN (SCVMUN) Conference at Santa Teresa High School, earning success at one of the club’s most popular conferences...

In accordance with the California Voter’s Choice Act (VCA) that was passed in 2016, Santa Clara County (SCC) is making efforts to ease the voting process, diversify voter demographics and increase participation. 

In-state election policy changes

Dhriti Iyer February 26, 2020

With the primary elections quickly approaching, California has made several efforts to increase voter participation by modernizing the election process. In accordance with the California Voter’s Choice...

Lynbrook DECA expects about a 200 member drop after implementing their concurrent CTE enrollment policy next year.

DECA to require concurrent CTE enrollment

Elena Williams February 26, 2020

The business of joining Lynbrook’s largest business club has just gotten harder. Starting next school year, DECA will require that all competing members be concurrently enrolled in a Career Technical...