The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

the Epic is constantly working toward equitable coverage of the Lynbrook population.

Editorial: Does the Epic fairly represent the community?

Epic Staff November 9, 2021

As part of our ongoing effort to promote diversity, equity and inclusion, the Epic is taking a look at our diversity statistics from the past four school years, 2017-21. Diversity in coverage includes...

Too many clubs take up the campus’s limited resources, rendering harmful effects.

Editorial: Club abundance overwhelms campus resources

Epic Staff October 6, 2021

During Club Info Week in September, Lynbrook displayed more than 80 service, competition and interest clubs in the quad. Despite the pervasive sense of excitement on campus, some clubs were struggling...

Class curriculums will change as Lynbrook returns to in person school following a 4-block schedule for the first time. ( Graphic Illustration by Allison Hsieh and Sophie Au.)

Editorial: Maximizing the effectiveness of an in person 4-block schedule

Epic Staff June 6, 2021

As Lynbrook moves from more than a year of remote learning to a full return to campus in fall of 2021, plans to keep the 4-block system with a few modifications have been finalized. Students and teachers...

Hundreds of people gathered in front of the Saratoga City Hall to protest AAPI hate on March 27, holding signs with powerful messages like the one pictured above.

Editorial: Acknowledging the complexity of our Asian American experience

Epic Staff May 7, 2021

At Lynbrook, one of the most predominantly Asian high schools in the country, the recent surge in anti-Asian hate crimes has hit heavily. Many feel shocked, fearful or angry at the atrocities committed...

Lynbrook teachers should create curriculum for current events across departments.

Editorial: Teachers should incorporate current events into curriculum

Epic Staff March 17, 2021

Bushfires in Australia rage on. Iranian general Qasem Soleimani killed in a drone strike by the U.S. World Health Organization declares COVID-19 a public health emergency. George Floyd’s death sparks...

Throughout their first full semester of remote learning, students, teachers and administrators worked through many obstacles.

Editorial: Students and staff persevere through first full remote semester

Epic Staff February 3, 2021

No one expected the first fully remote semester to be easy. Teachers, students and administrators all faced unique and unexpected hurdles, from daily Wi-Fi struggles to communication impediments. But despite...

FUHSD recently updated its policies on sexual harassment — what happens next?

Editorial: Policy and practice: Creating a safer culture for sexual harassment survivors

Epic Staff December 15, 2020

FUHSD Board members recently passed a measure that amended their sexual harassment policy to be more compliant with Title IX, a federal educational amendment which protects students from discrimination...

Editorial: Commending FUHSD’s decision on remote learning

Epic Staff November 4, 2020

While adjusting to a virtual classroom, students and teachers alike have faced challenges during remote learning. Students have had less engagement with peers, while teachers have had to support students...

Students are swamped on Wednesdays with homework, extracurricular activities and club meetings.

Editorial: Guidelines on Wednesdays, deadlines, class time necessary for remote learning

Epic Staff October 7, 2020

Students and teachers alike have struggled to adapt to remote learning. To support students, a school-wide set of guidelines to clarify the expectations of Wednesday asynchronous time would help students,...

Editorial: ASB: Take steps toward inclusivity

Epic Staff May 1, 2020

Every March, student candidates hoping to become ASB Officers swarm the quad during brunch and lunch, hang pictures of their faces on classroom windows and promise to represent the student body by bringing...

A private school student showered in money is juxtaposed with a public school student shrouded in darkness, highlighting the differences in the Trump administrations take on public education.

Editorial: Bring attention and respect back to public education

Epic Staff February 26, 2020

In President Donald Trump's Feb. 4 State of the Union address, he introduced a policy toward education that seems positive at first glance, but will in truth have dire effects on public schools across...

Communication between students and teachers is imperative to alleviate issues with absences and make up work.

Editorial: Communication clears confusion about absence policies

Epic Staff January 29, 2020

Last issue, the Epic’s staff editorial introduced the issues of missing school when sick, tackling make-up work and the lack of student-teacher communication in these scenarios. An initial survey filled...