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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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Try Harder! illustrates the immense pressure that burdens students in a competitive academic environment.

“Try Harder!” panel advises FUHSD parents

Jason Shan, Web Editor May 26, 2022

“Tiger mom central.” “The ultimate self-confidence crusher.” These are just a few of the phrases Lowell High School students use to describe their school in the 2021 documentary, “Try Harder!”,...

Elizabeth Louie and Ronald Choi were named Lynbrook’s Certificated Employee of the Year and Classified Employee of the Year, respectively.

Elizabeth Louie, Ronald Choi named employees of the year

Crystal Qian, Copy Editor May 3, 2022

Elizabeth Louie, Certificated Employee of the Year After her first teaching stint in France, French teacher Elizabeth Louie returned to the Bay Area and eventually settled at Lynbrook, drawn to its...

With the guidance of Maker Nexus instructors, Lynbrook student volunteers created switch-adapted toys by soldering and connecting wires to larger external buttons.

Learning is limitless with switch-adapted toys

Sam Sarma, News Editor May 3, 2022

Children begin their education with toys: learning the different senses, the alphabet, colors and more. For children and adults with motor disabilities, small switches on electronic toys limit their access...

Senior Andrew Chang powerfully kicks his legs in a break dance move.

Breakdance rookies battle

Deeksha Raj, Business Manager May 3, 2022

Breakdance Club has been known for its entertaining performances at rallies and occasionally in the quad. In the past, Breakdance Club has performed at various school events such as Winter Rally Valkyrie...

Shus Desmos art piece, Nine Lives in Perspective, features nine cats each created with a different equation.

Precalculus classes discover art using Desmos

Nicole Ge, Staffer May 3, 2022

The ticking clock on freshman Valerie Shu’s graphic illustration looks deceivingly simple. However, she spent hours experimenting to make the second hand move and pause each second in Desmos. Polynomial...

Baugh poses in front of his wall of thank-you cards from students through the years.

Adding responsibility: Chris Baugh to be math department lead

Amy Liu, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2022

“Mr. Baugh is the best math teacher I've ever had,” said senior Jojo Azevedo, who was in Chris Baugh’s class for three years. “I could have not gone this far without him. I'm really happy that...

Senior Joe Lin, who hosted the AV Expo, sits in a self-driving car.

AV Expo drives engineering and ethics

Elliu Huang, Managing Editor May 3, 2022

The National Autonomous Vehicle Expo on April 16 and 17 increased awareness of the future of autonomous vehicles. Organized by senior Joe Lin and his team of volunteers, many of whom are Lynbrook students,...

The game allows you to pick words of different sizes, but the actual answer is always 5 letters long.

Intro to Java classes create their own Wordle

Nicole Ge, Staffer April 5, 2022

The Introduction to Java class completed a month-long project on March 4 to code their own Wordle, a word-guessing game that has gone viral with millions of players daily. The goal of the project was for...

Miller Middle’s science wing was severely vandalized, causing alarming damage to school property.

Vandalism strikes Miller Middle School

Susanna Tang, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2022

Joaquin Miller Middle School was severely vandalized on the weekend of March 5. Targeting the science wing, the vandals caused alarming damage and theft to the school’s property and classrooms.  “We...

Tackling the theme of “Brave New Worlds,” seniors Tammi Trujillo and Helena Su, junior Sydney Chao and sophomore Shivam Maji had their art selected for the New Museum of Los Gatos’s ArtNow exhibit.

Students explore Brave New World through art

Meera Nambiar, Web Editor April 5, 2022

Tackling the theme of “Brave New Worlds,” seniors Tammi Trujillo and Helena Su, junior Sydney Chao and sophomore Shivam Maji had their art selected for the New Museum of Los Gatos’s ArtNow exhibit,...

Students stamp their thumb prints to conduct their fingerprint analysis.

Forensic Science Club investigates criminal activities

Tanika Anbu, Staffer April 5, 2022

Like every crime TV show, Forensic Science Club has a new lead every week to investigate and inspect. During the month of March, members looked at new topics ranging from fingerprint analysis to police...

The objective Cypher is to eliminate other players and be the last person standing after a series of challenges.

Cypher: The Class of 2022’s senior game

Chelsea Lee, Design Editor April 5, 2022

Throughout March, underclassmen and teachers may have wondered why many seniors were covering their masks with hands and having wardrobe malfunctions. This odd behavior was all because of the senior game,...