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So Long, 2019-2020!

So Long, 2019-2020!

Joel Bierbower, Staff Artist, Staff Writer May 18, 2020

Susan Cassata, Principal at East High School, was recently awarded the National Association for Secondary School Principals 2020 Nebraska Principal of the Year, making her eligible for the National Teacher of the Year award.

A Spotlight on Principal Susan Cassata, Nebraska Principal of the Year

Julia Ehlers, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2020

East High School Principal Sue Cassata has been awarded the 2020 Nebraska State Principal of the Year, and it’s not by accident. Ms. Cassata is truly in it for the students and staff she works with everyday....

Games, reading, and puzzles are all fun activities to do while stuck in quarantine.

12 Things to do While Stuck in Quarantine

Julia Ehlers, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2020

We’ve all been stuck pretty much exclusively at home for weeks now, with only remote learning (and maybe a job) to keep us occupied. After a while, all of that binge watching on Netflix can get old,...

(Senior) Michael Frandolig gets his blood drawn at the annual NHS blood drive.

Lincoln East “Lifesavers”

Michael Frandolig and Natalee Connatser February 20, 2020

The National Honors Society hosted their annual Blood Drive behind the school on Friday, February 14th. Typically in the past there has only been one blood truck, but this year there were two trucks waiting...

Students show the story of the Pink Panther during this year's cadenza,

Cadenza 2020: A Mystery at the Symphony

Julia Ehlers, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2020

Last Tuesday, February 11, the East Orchestras put on their annual Cadenza Concert. This year’s theme was “Mystery at the Symphony,” and their program had songs from Get Smart, James Bond, Hawaii...

Week 11 Oracle Power Rankings: Girls & Boys Class A Basketball

February 17, 2020

Boys Class A Basketball: Key: ^District wild card points according to NSAA (top 7 host) 1. Millard North (18-2, *1, ^2) - The Mustangs will have undoubtedly the toughest close to the regular...

Berlyn Schutz competing in the Girls Class A state meet in November of this past year.

East High’s Gatorade Cross Country Athlete of the Year

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor February 10, 2020

There’s a Freshman in Lincoln, Nebraska that has been running for as long as she can remember. She goes to Lincoln East High School, and she helped the cross country team capture their second straight...

East counselors work with students to help them register for classes.

Class registration

Julia Ehlers, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2020

It’s that time of the year again - class registration! Everyone’s gone through it, but how many people actually know what they’re doing? I’m not claiming by any means to be a pro, but hopefully...

The Apollonaires getting ready for Game Day Finals at UDA Nationals in Orlando

“All in” for Nationals

Emily Bray, Head Editor in Chief February 10, 2020

Lincoln East’s dance team, the Apollonaires, made their third trip to Orlando Florida on February 1st for the UDA National Dance Competition. The girls have been preparing since before August for this...

Week 10 Oracle Power Rankings: Girls & Boys Class A Basketball

February 5, 2020

Boys Class A Rankings: 1. Millard North (15-2, *2) - Two 17 point blowout wins, and a streak of 4 wins, the Mustagns reclaim the top spot in this week’s rankings. Recently re-ranked 5 star Hunter...

Robert Perales

Eyes on East Heroes: Robert Perales

February 5, 2020

This week’s East Hero is Robert Perales, a member of East’s campus security staff. He’s been working in a security role at East since August of 2006, but has been working with kids in some way or...

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