Current Events
  • May 3Valkyries Spring Show
  • May 6Sports and Activities Information Night
  • May 7Board Meeting
  • May 10Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W” in second semester
  • May 11FUHSD Centennial Celebration
  • May 6-24AP testing
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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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Before I Leave: Lynbrook senior shares a story to inspire and show people that they’re not alone

Patricia Wei, Web Director May 25, 2018

When he’s in front of an audience and the music starts playing, Isaac's mind blacks out. As the music plays, the moves come to him—a testament to the hours he’s practiced since his freshman year....

Epic Staff take on the Ugly Location challenge

Epic Staff take on the Ugly Location challenge

Epic Staff members take part in the Ugly Location Challenge, a trend that has been viral on social media. The challenge entails taking aesthetic photos at unconventional locations. Keep reading to see...

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Collegeboard: A Monopoly

Tzen-hao Ng, Writer May 17, 2018

The U.S. has a long history of breaking monopolies. When John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil and Andrew Carnegie’s U.S. Steel dominated the oil and steel markets in the 19th and 20th centuries, respectively,...

Students posing with their certificate from Lynbrook acknowledging their achievements.

Future collegiate athletes celebrate commitments to colleges

Nicole Ong, Srinidhi Seshadri and Patricia Wei May 11, 2018

Meet five Lynbrook seniors who will be continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level: Andrew Shao, Angela Liu, Amy Steinmetz, Juney Lee and Nathan Lee. Shao and Liu, track and field athletes,...

Students dance to the beat at the Valkyries Spring Show

Students dance to the beat at the Valkyries Spring Show

Srinidhi Seshadri, Web Editor May 9, 2018

Students performed at the Valkyries Spring Show held at Lynbrook High School on May 4, 2018. There were performances from the school dance team, the Valkyries, as well as other students who volunteered...

Vaping: A Q&A with a health professional

Vaping: A Q&A with a health professional

April 26, 2018

In this Q&A, Nick Goldenson, a doctoral student in the USC Health, Behavior and Addiction Laboratory (USC-HEAL) discusses vaping based on the existing scientific literature, particularly the 2018...

New California bill aims to outlaw conversion therapy

New California bill aims to outlaw conversion therapy

Hatim Saifee, Web Editor April 21, 2018

 Taking major steps to solidify the rights of the LGBTQ+ community, Assembly member Evan Low (D-Cupertino) has proposed Assembly Bill 2943, which seeks to declare conversion therapy a fraudulent...

Lessons learned from technology in movies

Lessons learned from technology in movies

Medha Upadhyay, Features Editor April 17, 2018

These days, movies all seem to be be casting one key player: technology. Surprised? Don’t be. Technology has been woven into the very fabric of several recent movies. But this is not just a trend. It...

Impact of Buddhism on the development of identity

Impact of Buddhism on the development of identity

Tzen-hao Ng, Writer April 14, 2018

Often, one can hear horror stories about overly-religious parents dictating the lives of their children, who may not know anything of a life outside of religion.  Or, one may hear of cults, of ritual...

Kennedy Miedema: wrestling for more than just herself

Kennedy Miedema: wrestling for more than just herself

Aileen Xue, Editors-in-Chief April 12, 2018

Before every wrestling meet, senior Kennedy Miedema calls her grandma who lives in Minnesota. Her grandma, who is battling lung cancer, tells her how she may not be able to see her graduate from high school...

Why I hate April Fools Day

Why I hate April Fool’s Day

Belinda Zhou, Opinion Editor April 9, 2018

It’s only 9 a.m. and your best friend has called you and divulged to you her pregnancy. When you awoke from your slumber, your father was dangling a pair of car keys to your dream car, the $123,600 matte...

This Is Me:

This Is Me:

Religion, upbringing, our interests and the people around us. There is a diverse range of factors that make up our identity, or who we are. As we grow and mature, from our childhood to teenage years to...