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The Class of 2024 logs in to Lynbrook

The Class of 2024 logs in to Lynbrook

Emma Constable and Anwen Huang

August 17, 2020

For the class of 2024, their entrance into high school will be like never before. Without traditional events that foster widespread school spirit and connections among classes, Lynbrook administrators, Link Crew and ASB are faced with yet another challenge of distance learning: implementing unconven...

COVID-19 podcast: Valhalla Yearbook

COVID-19 podcast: Valhalla Yearbook

Kaylin Li

June 5, 2020

In this episode, we interview an editor-in-chief of Valhalla Yearbook, Faizah Asif. She shares what it's like to work on the Yearbook in a typical year, and what it's like now after school shut down in response to the coronavirus. ...

COVID-19 podcast: Indesign final episode

COVID-19 podcast: Indesign final episode

Audrey Wong

May 30, 2020

In the final episode of the Indesign series, we interviewed designer Catherine Li, who shares her experience with designing for the models and what it is like backstage. Check out the other episodes in this series: COVID-19 podcast: Indesign episode 1: https://lhsepic.com/8004/multime...

COVID-19 podcast: Indesign episode 2

COVID-19 podcast: Indesign episode 2

Kaylin Li

May 30, 2020

In this episode, we interview Indesign model Rishima Tewari. She describes what it's like being a model and what it's like now that the Indesign fashion show is canceled. Check out the other episodes in this series: COVID-19 podcast: Indesign episode 1: https://lhsepic.com/8004/multimedia/covid-19...

COVID-19 podcast: Indesign episode 1

COVID-19 podcast: Indesign episode 1

Audrey Wong

May 30, 2020

In this first episode of the Indesign series of our COVID-19 podcast, we interviewed president Elise Jang, who shares what it is like to plan the show and what their current plans are. Check out the other episodes in this series: COVID-19 podcast: Indesign episode 2: https://lhsepic.com/800...

AISA

Jasmine Hou and Melissa Chen

May 29, 2020

Energetic dance and singing performances. Upbeat Bollywood music. Delicious food. Performers from all over the Bay Area. These are some of the highlights of the annual cultural showcase Silsilay, which Lynbrook’s American-Indo Student Association (AISA) presents every year during the spring. The ...

Shelter-in-place leads to rise in domestic abuse cases

Shelter-in-place leads to rise in domestic abuse cases

Sloka Suresh and Lillian Fu

May 29, 2020

As countless Americans continue to shelter in place for extended periods of time amid the coronavirus pandemic, the restrictions aimed at keeping them safe have enabled more households to become grounds for domestic abuse. Domestic violence tends to increase whenever families spend extended amounts of...

Online tools: which is the best fix?

Online tools: which is the best fix?

Kavya Iyer and Renee Ge

May 29, 2020

It is safe to say that COVID-19 has transformed everyone’s lives; from daily news conferences to strict social distancing protocols, it is hard to think of anything else. In addition to attending classes, students have lost the daily opportunity to see their friends in real life. While many online...

Coronavirus impacts standardized testing

Coronavirus impacts standardized testing

Priyanka Anand and Sunny Li

May 29, 2020

With the cancellation of standardized testing in spring 2020 because of COVID-19, the College Board and ACT rescheduled their standardized tests for later dates in the summer and fall with plans for administering digital versions should schools stay closed. In response to the disruptions in testing t...

NBA faces challenges due to COVID-19

NBA faces challenges due to COVID-19

Ethan Lee

May 29, 2020

Although the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs originally planned to kick off on April 18, fans were stuck at home without their favorite sport on television due to the nationwide shelter-in-place order. The NBA hiatus sparked rumors surrounding the future of the 2019-2020 NBA season wit...

Positivity behind the pandemic

Positivity behind the pandemic

Sharlene Chen and Emma Cionca

May 27, 2020

A series of positive side effects has emerged from the menacing shadow of the coronavirus pandemic. Although people are understandably consumed by fear and uncertainty, it is important to take time to reflect on the good that has come of the situation. One such side effect observed during this cr...

College commitments during corona

College commitments during corona

Medha Upadhyay

May 27, 2020

The Class of 2020 has lost our prom, our senior game, our graduation, our picnics, our ditch day. We’ve put on a brave face and let it go. As everything around the world has ground to a halt, we are trying to make the best of a bad time. I’ve learned to enjoy the winding down of senior year with ten we...

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