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Kendama competition and an unexpected win

Kendama competition and an unexpected win

By Ludmila Sviderskaya

April 1, 2016

Lynbrook High School hosted a district-wide Kendama competition for Japanese National Honor Societies within FUHSD on March 21, from 4 to 5 p.m. A Kendama is a traditional Japanese toy, usually made out of wood, which consists of three cups, a spike and a ball with a hole that fits the spike, att...

Club N’ Grub shares plates from around the world

Club N’ Grub shares plates from around the world

By Nicole Nobre and Erin Liu

March 31, 2016

Day four of Multi-Cultural Week began with a performance from band and orchestra students during brunch on the stage in the quad. The students played Danzón No. 2 by composer Arturo Márquez. At lunch, clubs set up throughout the quad to sell food in the second Club N’ Grub of the year in the hopes...

Experiencing the Pacific islands

Experiencing the Pacific islands

By Erin Liu and Nicole Nobre

March 30, 2016

Day three of Multi-Cultural Week showcased Polynesian culture with a Polynesian Dance performance during lunch. The performance took place in the quad with a traditional Polynesian style dance with Tahitian music. Dancers also performed hula and used bamboo sticks in their dances while swaying along...

Celebrating Japanese culture

Celebrating Japanese culture

By Seerat Randhawa

March 29, 2016

Japanese National Honor Society (JNHS) began the second day of Multi-Cultural Week with a kendama booth during brunch. Students got the chance to learn how to play with a traditional japanese kendama toy. The student had to pull the ball upward so that it either got caught in one of the cups or...

Kicking off Multi-Cultural Week

Kicking off Multi-Cultural Week

By Yunqi Deng and Seerat Randhawa

March 28, 2016

Multicultural Week kicked off today as students embraced their cultural heritage by participating in the week-long activity, “Where are you from”, by placing post-it notes on a map to indicate their country of origin during brunch and lunch. Meanwhile, the Film dance team, a subsection of IndoPak,...

Walking to cure cancer

Walking to cure cancer

By Kira Garlick

March 27, 2016

Homestead Cancer Society hosted a 5-kilometer run to raise money for Cancer Care Point, an organization which helps cancer survivors in the local community. Around 25 registered participants showed up early Saturday morning to run together for the cause, including Cancer Society club members, cross country te...

Winter Percussion Guard Show

Winter Percussion Guard Show

By Kira Garlick

March 16, 2016

JV and varsity color guard performed their winter showcase alongside the percussion band and the Cupertino color guard on March 8. “I really just loved the energy of the crowd,” JV coach Shawn Gongwer said. The show was filled with an explosively supportive audience of parents alongside fellow...

Seniors maintain a 100 point lead in BOTC

Seniors maintain a 100 point lead in BOTC

By Noor Baig and Yunqi Deng

March 10, 2016

Juniors won the Powderpuff tournament against the sophomores today, but returned to second place after the seniors won the brunch cheer off and the dance competition. The juniors, who have a total of 5350 points, are just 100 points behind the seniors, who lead with 5450 points. The sophomores have ...

Freshman win against seniors in Powderpuff, juniors take first place

By Yunqi Deng and Karima Ghimire

March 9, 2016

Though the seniors secured a first-place position on the charts during the brunch cheer-off today, their success took a turn when the freshman team defeated the seniors 15-0 during the lunchtime Powderpuff game. Coming back from a second place spot in the cheer-offs yesterday, this will be the senio...

Sophomores and juniors win first round of Powderpuff

Sophomores and juniors win first round of Powderpuff

By Noor Baig

March 8, 2016

Seniors took an early first place win with 2450 points, followed by juniors in third with 1950 points, sophomores with 1250 points and freshmen with 750 points. The junior powderpuff team won 21-8 against the freshman team and placed second in cheering. Juniors also placed second in Monday’s ...