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Schools around the country are pushing four-day weeks. What are the positives and negatives?

Chelsea Embury, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

Schools are now more than ever trying out new schedules, often changing to four-day school weeks.This idea of four-day weeks isn’t new, but is making its way into districts and is increasing in numbers....

Malcolm X waits at Martin Luther King press conference, head-and-shoulders portrait by Unseen Histories and liscensed under Unsplash.

Malcolm X becomes first ever Nebraska Hall of Fame honoree

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

On Monday, September 12, 2022, human rights activist and American Muslim minister Malcolm X was finally accepted as the most recent honoree in Nebraska’s Hall of Fame, becoming the Hall’s first ever...

Nebraska football fires their head coach, Scott Frost after loss against Georgia Southern University.

Scott Frost fired, what’s next for Nebraska football?

Izzy Apel, Staff Writer, Editor September 30, 2022

On September 11, 2022 Nebraska football head coach Scott Frost was fired. He was terminated three games into his fifth season after a 45-42 loss against Georgia Southern University. The university athletic...

Madison Adams celebrates her home run against Pius X on Thursday September 22nd, 2022.

Home run fiesta leads Lincoln East softball to victory over Pius X

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer, Editor September 29, 2022

The matchup between Lincoln East and Pius X is always highly anticipated between the schools of A street, known as “The Battle of ‘A’ Street”. On Thursday, September 22, 2022, the Spartan softball...

Jennifer Coolidge danced amid Emmy acceptance speech, leaving the crowd stunned.

Jennifer Coolidge ignores play off music, dances during Emmy acceptance

Brooklyn Melessa, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Jennifer Coolidge accepted her first Emmy Award at the 74th annual Emmy Awards Show on September 20, 2022. Coolidge, age 61, won the award in the category of “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited...

Queen Elizabeth II passed away on September 8, 2022. Elizabeth was the longest reigning queen in history.

Queen Elizabeth by Matthew Borne licensed by Unsplash.

Queen Elizabeth II passes away leaving British politics up in the air

Cady Blackstock, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2022

On September 8, 2022, Buckingham Palace reported Queen Elizabeth II’s health had started deteriorating over the last few months. At 12:30, it was announced that the reigning queen had passed away surrounded...

Lincoln East student council members pose for a photo during spirit week on Friday, September 16, 2022. The theme on this day was groutfit day, meaning wearing all gray attire.

Lincoln East students show school pride during homecoming spirit week 2022

Ava Chapin, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Lincoln East High School students participated in homecoming spirit week during the week of September 12-16, 2022. Creative outfits and costumes roamed the halls all five days, with each day having a different...

Nathan Casper at Eco Club. Taken September 7, 2022

Eco Club members practice and encourage sustainability

Brooklyn Melessa, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

Lincoln East’s Eco Club, sponsored by Dan Shafer, had their first club meeting after school on September 7th. While the club may be small - with only 11 members attending the first meeting, they strive...

Ella Swank (far left) bleach dyes a t-shirt at a Drama Club meeting focused on costume creation at Lincoln East High School on September 1, 2022.

Drama Club from President Ella Swank’s point of view

Ava Chapin, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

On September 1, 2022, Lincoln East High School had their 2nd Drama Club meeting of the 2022-2023 school year. Their focus for this particular meeting was costume creation and other fun simple activities...

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, Editor 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...

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