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Bullington coaching junior Bella Elgert at Mahoney golf course during the 2023 golf season. He wore his iconic bucket hat to every meet, and made it his staple accessory.

Brian Bullington: a legacy of greatness at East

Kaitlyn Peitzmeier, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

Brian Bullington has announced his retirement from coaching Lincoln East athletics after 40 years. From being the football coach to the head girls golf coach- Bullington has impacted the lives of many...

Jerry Christensen and his granddaughter Elly Honnens pose together at a golf course right before a round of golf. Honnens said her grandpa never missed a high school meet before he passed.

Elly Honnens leaves her mark on Lincoln East Golf

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 6, 2023

“We did it, Bullington.” Honnens said. “We won the state championship!” These were the words senior Elly Honnens spoke to her beloved Lincoln East girls golf coach, Brian Bullington. Words...

Just Dance Club meets on Monday, October 9, 2023 in the Lincoln East aerobics room. They established the brand new club this school year.

Lincoln East’s Just Dance Club grooves its way into the new school year

Ava Chapin, Staff Writer, Editor October 25, 2023

Just Dance Club made its debut at Lincoln East during the 2023-2024 school year. Despite being a new club, many students have already joined in its initial meetings. As the club’s name implies, members...

The Lincoln East Feminist Club, Nebraska Honors Society, and student counsel held a feminine hygiene drive during the week of October 2 through October 6, 2023 at Lincoln East. This photo shows some of the East Feminist Club members at one of their previous hygiene drives.

Lincoln East Student Counsel, NHS, and Feminist Club advocate for women’s needs through feminine hygiene drive

Avari Wischhof, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

Over the week of October 2 through October 6, 2023 the Lincoln East Feminist Club, Nebraska Honors Society, and Student Council worked together to put on the feminine hygiene drive. With the rising problem...

The student section accurately reflects how students feel about Spartan football at the September 14 game against Northeast. Neon is a popular and reoccurring theme at East since its so easy to participate.

Spartans dress their best to show pride in the student section

Ava Heminger, Staff Writer October 23, 2023

Behind every Lincoln East football, basketball, or volleyball game, there’s a different theme to represent Spartan pride through the student section. Students repost the new theme to their Instagram...

Featured left to right, Pam Kolbe and Abby Lott, Easts media technician and school librarian working at the library front desk, October 5, 2023. All three library staff are available and working throughout the school day, and can be found at Easts library front desk.

Behind the Bookshelves: A deeper look at the work of East’s school librarians

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer, Editor October 23, 2023

Most people assume “librarian” is the general, lackluster job position held by anyone working at Lincoln East High School’s library; but that’s just not true. This 2023 school year, East’s library...

Denise Jardine poses to the right of her husband, Kent. Her family plays a huge role in her life outside of school.

Denise Jardine takes pride in her decades-long teaching career

Ava Heminger, Staff Writer October 12, 2023

Denise Jardine is a well known face around East High school for teaching Government and Politics, as well as U.S. History for the past four years. She also involves herself at school by sponsoring the...

(L-R) Anah Lee and Olivia Hussey in their costumes on September 23rd, 2023 for their first night of scaring at Roca Scary Farm. They are dressed up as dead people.

More than just a farm: Roca Berry Farm opens up its gates for the 43rd year

Cyan Seymour, Staff Writer October 11, 2023

As autumn approaches and the chilly weather arrives, the Halloween festivities start to open up and roll out for the new year. The Pumpkin Spice Latte, fall cardigans, and apple scented candles begin to...

Lauren Coniglio and Musab Gabir take a picture together after being crowned Queen and King at the homecoming dance on September 22, 2023. Coniglio and Gabir display their right to be voted as royalty by being actively involved in the East community.

Lauren Coniglio and Musab Gabir shine their way to homecoming royalty

Avari Wischhof, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

As homecoming season wraps up, so does the competition to win homecoming royalty. As announced at the East Homecoming dance on Friday, September 22, this year's homecoming Queen and King are Lauren Coniglio...

East principal Casey Fries standing in his office next to a painting done by Eric Timm during Timms hope assembly, September 22, 2023. The painting is one of many done by Timm, and a recreation of a previous painting that used to reside in the school commons that he made for East during his last visit several years ago.

Lincoln East hosts hope presenter Eric Sammuel Timm for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer, Editor October 3, 2023

In a serendipitous coincidence for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, East once again hosted hope-based public speaker Eric Sammuel Timm as he gave a presentation on the importance of words on Monday,...

Ms. Driewer is a new teacher at Lincoln East but is going into her 34th year of education. She currently teaches pre-calculus and geometry.

Mrs. Driewer takes on her 34th year of teaching at her 8th school

Kendra Riekenberg, Staff Writer, Editor September 27, 2023

Anne Driewer may be new to Lincoln East, but she is no stranger to the world of teaching. Her work experience ranges from teaching at Aurora, Bradshaw, Blessed Sacrament, Pius, and UNL, to becoming a principal...

Hannah Borrell poses for the varsity cheerleaders photo-shoot in early September of 2023. Shes a senior on the cheer team whos writing her own fantasy novel.

East varsity cheerleader breaks stereotypes by writing a fantasy book

Tina Mashayekhi, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

East High varsity cheerleader, senior Hannah Borrell, is breaking both cheerleading and female stereotypes as she writes a fantasy novel in her free time to dive into her creativity. Borrell originally...

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