The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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After 16 years, Superintendence Bove retires from her position and wishes the best for her successor.

Superintendent Polly Bove retires

Bennie Chang February 1, 2022

“Superintendent Polly Bove has been, in my time at Lynbrook and FUHSD, the most influential superintendent we’ve had,” Principal Maria Jackson said. “She’ll be very hard to replace, and I’ve...

As Financial Technician, Boehm manages Lynbrook’s finances, such as cash and checks.

Financial technician Judy Boehm retires Jan. 31

Timothy Kim February 1, 2022

Whether it be for AP exam registration or reimbursements, students know that they can count on financial technician Judy Boehm to help them manage their finances. After 20 years of working at Lynbrook,...

Lynbrook welcomes six new teachers on campus during the 2021-22 school year.

Meet the new teachers at Lynbrook during the 2021-22 school year

Anushka Anand and Deeksha Raj October 6, 2021

Lynbrook welcomes six new staff members for the 2021-22 school year, and they are prepared to kickstart a new school year after remote learning during the 2020-21 school year. Ranging from History to Chinese,...

Farrah: a mini Martell

Enzo Cabaltica May 25, 2020

On June 4, History teacher Nate Martell was enjoying an end-of the-year department lunch when he received a text saying that his girlfriend was in labor. Martell quickly drove his motorcycle to the hospital...

New parents on campus: Erin Levin reflects on baby Lizzie

New parents on campus: Erin Levin reflects on baby Lizzie

Renee Ge April 16, 2020

It was the last final of first semester when Erin Levin got the call that the baby was coming five weeks early. She, her husband and her mother flew out to Idaho to meet Elizabeth Rose Levin, delivered...

Nguyen’s new beginnings with baby Theodore

Nguyen’s new beginnings with baby Theodore

Rachel Wu April 16, 2020

On Feb. 20, Nhat Nguyen and his wife welcomed their son, Theodore Nguyen. At home, he is called “Theo” or “Ti-heo,” a nickname that traces back to Nguyen and his wife’s Vietnamese roots.  “I...

Jane Gilmore is a writer, cancer-survivor, English teacher and a director for the San Jose Area Writing Project.

Jane Gilmore: Teacher by day, author by night

Anusha Kothari April 10, 2020

Breast-cancer survivor, future best-selling novelist and high-school English teacher. Jane Gilmore, long-term substitute for English teacher Erin Levin, has had an eventful life, but the one thing that...

New parents on campus: Daniela Howard

New parents on campus: Daniela Howard

Sharlene Chen April 9, 2020

“When my baby first smiled at me, I melted like Olaf from Frozen,” said Daniella Howard, new mother and Drama and English teacher.  Howard has been on maternity leave since the beginning of...

Teachers’ Commute: On a long morning drive, Blaschke surrounds himself with sports

Melissa Chen April 8, 2020

School mornings can be difficult. Turning off the alarm without pressing snooze.  Summoning the willpower to crawl out of the cozy, warm bed. For some, like AP Statistics and Algebra 2 Trig teacher...

Teacher’s Commute: Dunlap enjoys a variety of podcasts, audiobooks and music during her morning commute

Melissa Chen April 8, 2020

Southbound on Highway 85 is the direction to go on a given weekday morning commute to work. This route is better than northbound, where the traffic often mirrors a situation similar to a parking lot. Compared...

Teacher’s Commute: Martell weaving through traffic with a motorcycle

Alara Dasdan April 8, 2020

To most teachers, an everyday commute is a source of stress, with traffic and unexpected delays all a possibility for the day. However, some teachers have found ways to bypass these problems. For history...

Kruk’s Commute: Goodbye Bicycle, Hello Car

Alara Dasdan April 8, 2020

Regularly commuting to school can be tedious, difficult and demanding. With traffic, the threat of tardies and unexpected delays, most students find getting to school a challenge. However, there are those...