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Last Christmas

Claire Chiu, Writer December 11, 2019

Even with a sea of rom-coms to choose from, the movie “Last Christmas” stands out. On Nov. 8, “Last Christmas” starring Henry Golding and Emilia Clarke premiered. Unsurprisingly, the movie’s...

Writer Elena Williams shares her thoughs on her dietary choices.

I can’t believe I’m not vegan!

Elena Williams, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2019

Ah, vegetarianism. The easy middle ground for those of us who aren’t quite comfortable with eating meat, but are a bit too attached to our grilled cheeses and milk chocolate to go full vegan.  I...

Lynbrook staff and their favorite sports team

Staff cheer on their favorite sports team

Shamita Gurusu and Sharlene Chen November 6, 2019

Luca Signore: History and physical education teacher Luca Signore has been an avid fan of Italian soccer team Torino F.C. since the day he was born. Soccer is pervasive in Italian culture; it is...

How to deal with stress: the power of breath and choice

Editorial: Breathe and Choose: Homeroom stress initiative does not adequately address student needs

Epic Staff November 6, 2019

Lynbrook students can face a lot of stress, whether it is due to academics, school spirit or interpersonal problems. This year, Lynbrook administration has taken steps to help students manage their stress...

Top left: The team
listens to an
uplifting message
from their coach after a
heartfelt homecoming loss to
Gunn High School on Oct. 25.
Top right: Senior
Jonathan Leslie
runs the ball past a
defender. The team has
become less hesitant to tackle
this season, which has contributed to
gaining more yards in their games.
Bottom right and center: The team refl ects on the game
and celebrates the positive aspects of their performance.

Varsity football tackles obstacles

Anusha Kothari and Michelle Zhu November 6, 2019

As the buzzer rang at the end of fourth quarter, Lynbrook’s varsity football players raced onto the field to celebrate the first victory of their high school careers, showering each other with Gatorade...

Student brownie sale raises funds and awareness

Sloka Suresh, Writer November 6, 2019

LHS students Sanjana Narayanan, Hali Wu, Abdullah Ashiq, Nancy Qi, Zahra Aziz and Audrey Ding launched a fundraiser on Sept. 15 to provide financial support for Rose Morales*, a Guatemalan refugee. Morales...

Lynbrook Staff Association (LSA), English teacher Andrew Seike and print center technician John Hott, decided to hold a Halloween Bake-Off on Oct. 30 for their monthly staff event in time for Halloween.

Halloween staff bake-off takes the cake

Stella Huang, Photo Editor November 6, 2019

Halloween is the perfect time for both students and staff to come together to enjoy sweet, spooky indulgences. After the success of last year's Chili Cook-Off, the organizers of the Lynbrook Staff...

Taiwanese students explored Lynbrook with their hosts, accompanying them to their various classes and interacting with teachers and students throughout the three days.

City exchange forms FUHSD bond with Taiwan

Priyanka Anand, Web Editor November 6, 2019

When the group of five high school students from Hsinchu, Taiwan, signed up to come to Cupertino as part of the Cupertino-Hsinchu Sister City Association’s (CHSCA) annual student exchange program, they...

Dr. Hanna Chang, a certified psychologist, spoke at a workshop on Oct. 24 offering advice to parents to help them foster better relationships with their children.

PTSA works to improve parent-student communication

Melissa Chen, Writer November 6, 2019

Dr. Hanna Chang, a Lynbrook Class of 2007 alumna and certified psychologist, spoke at a workshop on Oct. 24 offering advice to parents to help them foster better relationships with their children. Sameer...

Eligibility rates for the California State University system with the new quantitative reasoning requirements are predicted to be lower than current rates.

New CSU math requirements threaten equity

Emma Cionca, Sports Editor November 6, 2019

For years, California high school students have only needed three years of quantitative reasoning classes, classes that require some degree of math, to be eligible for California State University (CSU),...

The headline is embedded on a text-message bubble, set in front of a background of lights reminiscent of police siren lights.

911 texting service launches

Diana Kohr, Web Editor November 6, 2019

Text to 911 program was officially released by Santa Clara County in September, and it is currently available to most cities in Santa Clara County, excluding Campbell and Los Gatos. This program provides...

Writer Elena Williams take on Homecoming

Staying home for homecoming

Elena Williams, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2019

Class of 2021, I like you. You’ve got a lot of nice people. You’ve got a lot of my friends. You’ve got a lot of good spirit. But do I like you enough to spend hours after school poring over decorations...

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