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Lynbrook awarded highest number of National Merit Semifinalists in California

Graphic Illustration by Priyanka Anand. 
This year, 79 Lynbrook seniors received the National Merit Semifinalist Award.
October 7, 2020

This year, 79 students from the Lynbrook Class of 2021 have received a National Merit Semifinalist award, making Lynbrook the school with most Semifinalists in Calif. These students have qualified to apply...

Senior Arjun Gupta receives 2020 Bay Area Jefferson Award

Arjun Gupta’s nonprofit organization, Elevate the Future, has led to him earning the Jefferson Award.
October 7, 2020

Shelter-in-place orders during the COVID-19 pandemic have led to an increase in the number of youth and adult volunteers contributing to the community. Senior Arjun Gupta has taken this opportunity to...

Class of 2020 car parade

Class of 2020 car parade
June 11, 2020

Lynbrook staff and students came out on June 4 to celebrate the Class of 2020’s graduation through a car parade. Seniors started the parade at the parking lot of Congregation Beth David and ended the...

Class of 2020

Class of 2020
June 3, 2020

 Adobe Spark by Nicole Ong, Aileen Xue, Ashley Song, Enzo Cabaltica and Diana Xu.

Jeff Bale creates video series on missed senior events

2020: What You Missed is a six-part video series that details six senior year milestones that the Class of 2020 lost due to school closure.
June 1, 2020

From prom to graduation, events that were long anticipated milestones for the Class of 2020 have been canceled or moved online due to the coronavirus pandemic. With many devastated seniors unable to experience...

Dear seniors: In retrospect with 2020 vision

Dear seniors: In retrospect with 2020 vision
May 27, 2020

Dear Class of 2020, where do I begin? I guess there’s no better place to start than in Fall of 2016, when our Viking journey began. Scratch that, try the Summer of 2016. Our Homecoming theme was “Into...

Senior graduation goes virtual

School closure has wiped many traditional senior activities off the calendar, including an in-person graduation.
May 25, 2020

Normally, seniors would spend the last week of school learning how to walk on beat in line with the others, practicing for their procession across the football field. They would prepare themselves for...

The Academy recruits players for the senior game

Seniors gather in the quad for the gambit, a chance to either gain points in this year's senior game or have their points halved.
April 16, 2020

The month of March kicked off with the senior class of 2020 racing across campus in blankets and sunglasses, competing for the chance to win two senior prom tickets. Every few days, the students received...

Last day senior shenanigans

Last day senior shenanigans
May 31, 2019

As the school year draws to a close and seniors prepare to depart to college, friends are saying their farewells and making plans to keep in touch. Many are trying to spend as much time with each other...

Senior Bequeathals 2019

Senior Bequeathals 2019
May 31, 2019

A I, Aayush Shah, bequeath dance facials to Jash, the ability to dance at the worst times to Eric and Andy, driveteam pride to Kunal, new hoodies to Shai, country singing to Elise and Aaron, and my senior...

Fitting in: my struggle with pressure in high school

Fitting in: my struggle with pressure in high school
May 28, 2019

Nike’s famous slogan “Just Do It” often serves as an empowering and motivational mantra. But to me, this slogan was a phrase that fueled peer pressure throughout high school, giving my friends and...

Fear is temporary: a senior’s advice on making the most of high school

Fear is temporary: a senior’s advice on making the most of high school
May 27, 2019

August 17, 2015. My very first day of high school. I had just moved from India and was new to the area. I wondered if I would make friends, and I feared my introverted nature would prevent me from doing...

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