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Mr. Lautenschlager is our new associate principal here at East, and is excited to take on his new position.

Announcing new Associate Principals for East High

Elliot Grant, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

Since the announced position shift of Lincoln East’s current Principal Sue Cassata, two new Associate Principals have been announced as well: David Macek and Karl Lautenschlager. East’s associate...

The wildfires in western Nebraska spread over 35,000 acres due to high winds and dry conditions.

Wildfires spread across western Nebraska leaving acres of land burned

Kamryn Snyder, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2022

The wildfires that began to spread in south-central Nebraska on Thursday, April 7th burning over 35,000 acres both in Gosper and Furnas County are now considered to be over 50% contained as of Friday,...

Spring break to hopefully alleviate student burnout

Spring break to hopefully alleviate student burnout

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer March 13, 2022

As the last week of the third quarter rapidly draws to a close, East High School is eagerly awaiting the arrival of spring break. The break, spanning from Saturday the 12th to Sunday the 20th (with Friday...

High-speed internet access is rapidly becoming more and more crucial for schools and businesses to have.

Lancaster County proposes broadband expansion, allowing rural areas high speed internet

Elliot Grant, Staff Writer January 25, 2022

The commissioners of Lancaster County proposed an expansion of broadband infrastructure into rural communities of the Lancaster area. This is supposed to take place within the next year. One may wonder,...

Masks went from recommended to required in August due to a large spike in cases that were tied to school starting back up. Now for the third time, the Lincoln-Lancaster health department has extended the mask mandate. This time until December 23, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Photo by Ava Bartels

Lincoln-Lancaster Health Department extends mask mandate

Ava Bartels, Editor December 13, 2021

After approximately a year and a half of mask wearing in Lancaster county, the finish line was drawing close at the end of October. Record low summer COVID cases and hospitalizations had everybody’s...

Block It Like Its Hot poses for a photo after a 2-0 win against Dangerous Drillers in the 1st annual football player volleyball game on November 11, 2021.

Block It Like It’s Hot crushes Dangerous Drillers

Emery Erickson, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

On Thursday, November 11, 2021 the “Dangerous Drillers” and “Block like its Hot'' competed in a very intense game of volleyball to raise money for the Make a wish foundation. Student council set...

Nguyen Dang Hoang Nhu, License by: unsplash.com

East students take ASVAB

Carly Jones, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

The ASVAB Career Exploration Program aptitude test estimates your capacity for academics & vocational endeavors. It also assists you on finding your interest inventory that measures your work-related interests....

Club members Zoran, Michelle, Nancy, and Amany.

United Heritage Club leaders invite YOU to join the next meeting!

Elliot Grant, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

Lack of diversity is often a sad case for many students of color here at East. As much as we strive for diversity, with the current demographic being heavily dominated by white people, it seems impossible...

The sky over Lincoln East High School on November 22nd

Sudden weather shifts herald in the changing season

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

Since the progression of October and into November, sudden and unpredictable weather changes and drops in temperature throughout Lincoln and the rest of the midwest are heralding in the turn of the new...

Youth Leadership Lincoln cohort 25 listening to Lori Seibels, CEO and President of the Community Health Endowment, presentation on Friday, November 19, 2021.

East’s involvement with Youth Leadership Lincoln

Jada Vogel, Writer December 2, 2021

On Friday, November 19, Youth Leadership Lincoln met at the Foundry in downtown Lincoln for their third monthly seminar. Youth Leadership Lincoln (YLL) is the youth cohort made up of forty three sophomores...

Perkins working at her desk in the health office. She is the head nurse at East.

Flu season affects East’s nurses

Sabrina Benford, Writer December 2, 2021

Influenza ‘flu’ season happens every year from mid to late December all the way to March. Most people have forgotten about Flu due to COVID-19. School nurses will still have to deal with Flu and COVID-19...

Josh Rossman and Krista Anderson, playing the role of Tommy Albright and Fiona Campbell, towards the end of Act I.

Brigadoon, East’s Fall Musical, makes its long awaited appearance on stage

Kamryn Snyder, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2021

This year’s school musical, Brigadoon, was performed in the East High auditorium on October 28th, 29th, and 30th. The musical was directed and funded by the Lincoln East Drama Department, led by Mrs.Self....

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