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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Indian classical dancer Mithbaokar performs for her graduation concert.

Exploring cultural background through Indian Classical Dance

Sophie Au November 7, 2022

The rhythmic beat of the tabla, rings of the sitar and melody of a harmonium starts a dancer’s varnam. The story of Hindu gods unfolds with intricate footwork and distinct hand gestures symbolizing concepts...

Homecoming: Dance 22-23

Homecoming: Dance 22-23

Surya Saraf and Larry Wang October 23, 2022

Flashing lights illuminated the cafeteria as students danced their hearts out to their favorite songs on Oct. 22 for the Lynbrook Homecoming dance. After a three year hiatus due to COVID-19, students enjoyed...

Homecoming: Senior Skit 22-23

Homecoming: Senior Skit 22-23

Susanna Tang and Catherine Zhou October 21, 2022

“Senior year, our million dreams will come true,” Class of 2023 chanted. “It’s been quite a while since we made our debut. But throughout the past four years, we all grew, and now we are ready...

Lynbrook’s Favorite Dance Moves

Lynbrook’s Favorite Dance Moves

Vidushi Upadhyay October 19, 2022

the Epic staffer Vidushi Upadhyay learns with Lynbrook students as they show off their go-to dance moves.

Homecoming: Freshmen Skit 22-23

Homecoming: Freshmen Skit 22-23

Chelsea Lee and Elizabeth Cheng October 19, 2022

    On Tuesday Oct. 18, the Class of 2026 entertained Lynbrook as three students traveled to the world of Atlantis and defeated the villains of Woodside during a skit filled with animated...

But why do I even dance?

But why do I even dance?

Sophie Au October 10, 2022

“What do you like to do for fun?” My answer was always dance. It was my simplest, go-to answer that loosely defined me.  However, I often questioned my answer during endless lessons, exhausting...

Senior Andrew Chang powerfully kicks his legs in a break dance move.

Breakdance rookies battle

Deeksha Raj May 3, 2022

Breakdance Club has been known for its entertaining performances at rallies and occasionally in the quad. In the past, Breakdance Club has performed at various school events such as Winter Rally Valkyrie...

Students who frequent the quad may find themselves in front row seats to the performance of the Ravens, Lynbrook’s unofficial K-pop dance team.

Lynbrook Ravens

Jason Shan February 1, 2022

Abigail Fong Member Favorite song: 슈퍼 참치 by Kim Seok-jin (of BTS) Why I enjoy dancing with the Ravens: “Everyone’s really welcoming and supportive, even though, as a newcomer, I don’t...

Sanskriti performers show off traditional South Asian songs and dances.

Sanskriti celebrates South Asian culture

Amishi Chandra December 7, 2021

For the first time ever, the American Indo Student Association hosted Sanskriti, a showcase dedicated to classical South Asian art forms such as carnatic music, bharatanatyam and kathak. Held on Nov. 19...

Anthony Huang leaps over gender stereotypes

Anthony Huang leaps over gender stereotypes

Enzo Cabaltica May 31, 2019

A year ago, freshman Anthony Huang could not imagine himself as a dancer, much less a member of the Lynbrook Valkyries dance team for the 2019-2020 school year. Starting next school year, Huang will be...

Who owns a dance move?

Who owns a dance move?

Enzo Cabaltica March 1, 2019

Viral dance moves such as the floss, orange justice and shoot caught on because they were so unique. However, these moves were used by video game company Epic Games in its popular game Fortnite. As a result,...

ASB holds first spring formal dance

ASB holds first spring formal dance

Sadhana Sarma April 27, 2017

On April 22, Lynbrook hosted its first ever Spring Formal, a Great Gatsby-themed night full of ambient lighting and dancing. The journey to this night was full of many obstacle;  ultimately, ASB organizers...