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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

California officially recognizes non-binary as the third gender

California officially recognizes non-binary as the third gender

Hatim Saifee, Web Editor November 29, 2017

California achieved a historic feat by becoming one of the first states to offer the option to match legal documents to people’s identity, whether male, female or nonbinary. SB-179, otherwise known as...

LIMB celebrates art through Holiday Craft Faire

LIMB celebrates art through Holiday Craft Faire

Sadhana Sarma, Design Editor November 25, 2017

The Lynbrook Instrumental Music Boosters (LIMB) hosted their annual Holiday Craft Faire on Nov. 18, attracting people from the community to come purchase various crafts and support the school's band. Read...

Local community honors Veterans

Local community honors Veterans

Jessica Li and Kelsey Lu November 25, 2017

To commemorate the first anniversary of the end of World War I on Nov. 11, 1919, “Armistice” Day, now known as Veterans Day, was born. Below is a look at some of the local celebrations honoring those...

Students shine at Valkyries Winter Show

Students shine at Valkyries Winter Show

Srinidhi Seshadri, Web Editor November 23, 2017

The Valkyries Winter Show was held on Nov. 11, 2017. There were multiple energetic dances by Lynbrook's dance team, the Valkyries, along with a variety of guest performances.  

Science department implements next generation standards

Science department implements next generation standards

Justine Chen, Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2017

In September 2013, California’s State Board of Education (SBE) adopted the Next Generation Science Standards for California Public Schools, Kindergarten through Grade Twelve (CA NGSS). The new regulations...

Hugs and Performances: ASB holds Kindness Week

Hugs and Performances: ASB holds Kindness Week

Nicole Ong, Editors-in-Chief November 21, 2017

While simple acts of kindness may go lost between the daily stress of schoolwork, Kindness Week, an annual, week-long event organized by ASB Recognition, aims to promote kindness through various activities....

The Curious Savage: Studio 74 presents fall show

The Curious Savage: Studio 74 presents fall show

Michelle Zemlyak, Writer November 16, 2017

Cheerful music plays in Studio 74 as students prepare for dress rehearsal. Make-up artists help actors with costumes, makeup and hair. Lighting and sound technicians prepare their equipment. Stage crew,...

Lynbrook community celebrates Dandiya Raas

Lynbrook community celebrates Dandiya Raas

Justine Chen, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2017

Picture a group of 50 to 60 people cheering and laughing, freely spinning and dancing. The sound of short wooden sticks knocking together echo as people exchange partners and rotate in a circle. Children...

Staff and students showcase their Halloween spirit

Staff and students showcase their Halloween spirit

Sadhana Sarma, Design Editor November 3, 2017

The rise of the sun on Sept, 22, 2017 marked the first day of the Autumn season. Leaves turn vivid oranges, yellows, purples and reds; the air becomes more brisk and there are pumpkins everywhere within...

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Wildfires blaze through Northern California

Arul Gnanasivam, Photo Editor November 2, 2017

Black and orange. Colors that used to represent  a local baseball team have begun to represent death and destruction in recent weeks. As some of California’s greatest wildfires rage on, all that was...

Students discuss whitewashing in Hollywood

Kelsey Lu, Business/PR Manager November 1, 2017

Asian Americans in Hollywood. You may think that this would be a normal occurrence now because of the advocacy for diversity, but in recent events, the lack of Asian Americans in media has become more...