William Luo will be competing with nine other students nationwide for $10,000 in the 2017 national "Who Wants to Be a Mathematician" competition held at 1:00pm on Saturday, January 7th, at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, Georgia, attended by more than 5,500 mathematicians. View the LIVE Webcast here: http://www.livestream.com/psav/wwtbam2017
Lynbrook Drama Department hosted sell-out shows for their production of The Odd Couple (the Female Version). At the close of the final performance the cast and crew honored Mrs. C (Laurel Cohen) who is retiring this year after teaching drama for 20 years. She has a long history of inspiring excellence in her students. Together she guides them in the production of high quality high school theater. Make plans to see the spring show. Check the website for dates and times.
ACT for Mental health wrote to thank and commend Abinaya Srikant, sophomore, for raising over $17,000 for ACT by organizing a South Indian Music and Dance Festival on September 17, 2016.
Siemens Foundation Standouts- Fourteen students from across the district were named as semi-finalists in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology, and Lynbrook's Andrew Shao and two Monta Vista students were named Regional Finalists. The Monta Vista students were among the national winners. Congratulations to each of the following Vikings: 2016 Regional finalist- Andrew Shao: 2016 Semi-finalists -Matthew Hase-Liu, Pranav Lalgudi, Isha Mehrotra, Rohan Mehrotra, Andrew Shao, Marilyn Zhang.
Bravo to the following Lynbrook musicians who were accepted in the Santa Clara County Honor Band. For the second year in a row, Lynbrook had the most students (15) from a single high school make the band. Kimberly Ku - Flute (1st chair), Emily Du – Flute, Shannon Liu – Flute, Jenny Wang – Clarinet, Tiffany Tian – Clarinet, Darren Huang – Clarinet, Kelly Lin – Clarinet, William Chen – Clarinet, Alex Zhao – Clarinet, Bill Zhu – Clarinet, Kiran Manikonda – Clarinet, Jamie Chang – Bassoon, Shawn Liu - Alto Sax (1st chair), Davin Tjong - Euphonium (1st chair), Aaron Yen – Percussion
LHS students were among those who won math honors at the Santa Clara Valley Senior Math Olympiad. In Division 1, Matthew Hase-Liu of Lynbrook High placed first, Anton Cao of Evergreen Valley High placed second and Pranav Lalgudi of Lynbrook placed third. http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/12/14/south-bay-students-win-math-honors/
Wrestling: Senior, Tyler Hunter-Washer won the 170lb title at the 50th Peninsula Invitational at Half Moon Bay High School.
Boys’ Basketball- The varsity team won their home tournament with a 62-50 victory over Prospect High School. Senior Alexian Lin and junior Andrew Chang were named to the All-Tournament Team and Senior Jon Liang was named tournament MVP.
Girls’ Golf- Coach Art Zimmerman was named 2016 CCS Girls Golf Honor Coach
Lynbrook Cross Country competed in the State Championships in Fresno on November 26th. Maryam Jawid finished 11th overall at 17:50; Angela Liu ran 19:18; and Kevin Chacko ran a PR 16:34. Jawid dazzled with a first place finish in the CCS Girls Division II Cross Country Championships.
Girls’ Varsity Soccer took on the East Bay powerhouse San Ramon Valley in the inaugural Earthquakes High School Soccer Series on December 17th, at Avaya Stadium, home of the Earthquakes.
Congratulations to F/S Boys Basketball for winning the 2016 Ram Rumble F/S Champions.
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