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Helen Cooper better known as Mrs. Cooper in the East community is one of the many amazing teachers at East. Mrs.Cooper teaches English 10, Holocaust Lit, Pop Culture Lit and she is East’s assistant theater director.

Mrs. Cooper: One of the kindest teachers at East!

Carly Jones, Writer October 25, 2021

Helen Cooper better known as Mrs. Cooper in the East community is one of the many amazing teachers at East. Mrs.Cooper teaches English 10, Holocaust Lit, Pop Culture Lit and she is also East’s assistant...

Easts new athletic secretary: Kristy Manzitto

Meet East’s new athletic secretary: Kristy Manzitto

Hailey Anderson, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

As the 2020-2021 school year came to a close, Lincoln East’s athletic secretary of 17 years, Donna Straight, announced her retirement. Taking her place, is one that many may recognize as the receptionist...

East librarian, Abby Lott, stands in the school library, October 1st

Interviewing East’s librarian: Abby Lott

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer October 11, 2021

Abby Lott is East High's school librarian, but what exactly does it mean to be the librarian? What does her job look like? Of her seven years total here at East, she’s held the librarian position for...

Natalie Schmersal a very nice and talented sophomore at East High.

Humans of East: Natalie Schmersal

Kyra Rempe, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

Meet Natalie, she is 16 and a very kind and amazing sophomore here at East High. Natalie lives with her mom, dad, and her little sister Emily who is 14. “I really love my sister, sure we had our arguments...

Mr. Ricke, East economics and world history teacher, is leaving East after this school year to work in a more financial-heavy job.

Mr. Ricke says goodbye to East after three years as an economics teacher

Cady Blackstock, Editor April 28, 2021

Mr. Ricke is described as a very laid back teacher who has made his mark at East through his students. So much so that he did a card trick at his job interview with Mr. Bell, East’s associate principal....

Ella Swank a sophomore at Lincoln East in 2020-2021, smiling for a picture.

Humans of Lincoln East: Ella Swank

Isabella Villanueva, Social Media/ Feature Editor April 5, 2021

Lincoln East High School is filled with so many amazing humans that you should get to know, but one in particular that you really need to meet is Ella Swank. This spunky, sweet human is someone you can...

Peter Schmit with his guitar & his proud collection of all the Animorphs books.

Humans of Lincoln East: Peter Schmit

Madalynn Abele, Online Editor, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

“If you’re going to do something stupid, you might as well video it so that other people can get some enjoyment out of it in case you fail miserably.” These wise words from Peter Schmit, a senior...

Freshman Hailey Veil is not only new at East but also to Nebraska.

Humans of Lincoln East: Hailey Veil

Cady Blackstock, Editor March 18, 2021

Freshman Hailey Veil is not only new at East but also to Nebraska. She moved from Kentucky in late May when her mom got a new job. Hailey has moved often; she was born in North Dakota, and as a two week...

With 2021 just around the corner, everyone at East is looking forward to a fresh start. Ether that is a fresh start for new classes, an end to the pandemic, or big changes to social problems in America. Teachers are looking forward to kids being overall happier and more successful.

What is East High looking forward to in 2021?

Devon Beechley, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

Fall is over, and with that the new year is coming soon. The end of the semester is closing for schools and everyone on East campus is more than ready for a fresh start next semester. Students and staff...

Armstrong looks to become a key figure this season for the Lady Spartans basketball team after the loss of several seniors from last years state runners up team.

Spartan Comeback Athletes: Zoie Armstrong reflects on her recovery from a torn ACL

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor December 21, 2020

What do athletes Paul George, Peyton Manning, and Alex Smith all have in common? Well, besides being professional athletes, they have suffered serious injuries while playing the sports they love and have...

“I think almost everyone has some type of depression in their own way. Some more serious than others, but everyone gets it at one point in their life. Even the most perfect people you can think of probably are depressed at some point,” Kellen Gorr said.

Humans of Lincoln East: Kellen Gorr

Aden Buggi, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

If you feel locked in a tough spot, read on as Kellen Gorr exemplifies his idea on learning as we grow. “Ever since I grew up playing hockey, that is all my hockey coaches would say, ‘Your mistakes...

Joe Hovorka as a senior versus a teacher at East.

East alumni reflect on their time as students

Cady Blackstock, Editor November 12, 2020

As you walk around Lincoln East High School, you might not realize that the teachers among us have returned to the halls, not as students but teachers. Cameron Meter, an algebra and calculus teacher at...

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