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The Lincoln East Apollonaires pose for a picture after their winningest competition this year. They were the Grand Champions at the Heartland Championships, taking first place in every performance.

Apollonaires finish out another impressive season

Kendra Riekenberg, Staff Writer April 13, 2023

The Lincoln East Apollonaires dance team has had another incredibly successful year. Alongside halftime shows and pep rallies, they attended UDA Camp, Regionals in Minneapolis, the Heartland Championships,...

Lincoln East Girls Who Code Club has their first meeting of 4th quarter on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. Their focus for this meeting was website creation.

Decrypting the success of Lincoln East Girls Who Code Club

Ava Chapin, Staff Writer April 13, 2023

Lincoln East Girls Who Code Club was founded in October 2021 and has been thriving ever since. Meeting nearly every Wednesday in room 130E, the club’s mission is to close the gender gap in technology...

Lisa Marie spends time with her father, captured in 1973. Her parents had separated a year prior.

Death of Lisa Marie Presley shocks family and fans

Elliot Grant, Staff Writer, Editor March 5, 2023

On Thursday, January 12, 2023, Lisa Marie Presley, famed daughter of Elvis Presley, died at age 54. Her cause of death was ruled a cardiac arrest. She will be buried at Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley. Lisa...

Sydney Austin joined the East community at the beginning of this year. Austin has enjoyed the connections that she has made with the students in the last five months she has been here.

Campus supervisor Sydney Austin appreciates the relationships with students

Cady Blackstock, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2023

Sydney Austin is a new face around the East. She is one of the campus supervisors that has been hired. These also aren’t her first times walking around the halls of East, as Austin went to East and graduated...

Football player Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest after making a tackle during “Monday Night Football” game. He was hospitalized, and is now making improvements, although his season is officially over.

Damar Hamlin and Kalen Cullan: How struggles shape athletes

Peyton Svehla, Writer February 28, 2023

On January 2, 2023, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin was in the headlines of sports news - but not for favorable reasons. After unexpectedly collapsing during the Bills vs. Bengals “Monday Night Football”...

Alex McCleary encourages his team at the district final on Friday February 24th, 2023. McCleary wrapped up his first year as varsity head coach with a record of 17-4.

Coach McCleary establishes a strong foundation in first year as Girls Basketball coach

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer, Editor February 27, 2023

Alex McCleary has been labeled as the “young coach” in town. While this is McCleary's first year as the head varsity coach for the Lincoln East Girls Basketball team, he has been coaching for eleven...

Max Apel (left) and Jack Welstad (right) carry the team trophy at Papillion La Vista South high school on November 12, 2022. Spartan Speech has won nine meets so far with the latest being the Lincoln Southwest Silver Talon on Saturday January 19, 2023.

Dynamic Duo boosts Lincoln East Speech Team

Izzy Apel, Staff Writer, Editor February 8, 2023

Spartan Speech has been on the rise lately, winning nine meets thus far in their 2022-2023 season. With over 80 individuals covering eleven events, their recipe for a successful season has been working....

The Lincoln East Debate team is known for its long run of achievements. Some of the brightest students in our school take part in Debate.

The secret to success within Lincoln East Debate

Kendra Riekenberg, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

The Lincoln East Debate team has a long list of impressive accomplishments, whether it is statewide or national. The students are looking to continue to be victorious even with the loss of several crucial...

Lincoln East DECA team poses for a picture on Monday, October 10, 2022 after a meeting. The club holds up the DECA symbol on their hands to show the unity that they all share.

Lincoln East DECA: Who they are and what they contribute to East High

Ava Heminger, Staff Writer October 26, 2022

Plenty of students at East have the potential to be leaders but are unaware of how they can put the skills to work. Lincoln East DECA is meant for students to get new experiences as leaders and learn new...

Miss Wissink rehearses with East select Eclipse choir.

Miss Wissink: The backbone of the music department

Vanessa Garcia Thomas, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

The Lincoln East vocal music department is one of East’s biggest and most impressive departments. The Nebraska Music Education Association has deemed the East music department as an exemplary music program....

Lincoln Easts Feminist club gathers products at their feminine hygiene drive at Hyvee.

Feminist Club aims to spread awareness

Anika Keese, Staff Writer, Editor October 3, 2022

Lincoln East’s Feminist Club began during the 2021-2022 school year and hit the ground running. The club has had a surplus of members since its origin. Last year, the club’s most known project was...

A paired mentor and mentee reading a book during their meeting.

The TeamMates Mentoring program inspires youth through unique relationships

Avari Wischhof, Staff Writer October 3, 2022

Started in 1991 by University of Nebraska Head Football Coach Tom Osborne and his wife, Nancy, the TeamMates Mentoring program arose in Lincoln, Nebraska with the hope to empower youth who may be in need...

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