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Disney+ shares the true story of Zach Sobiech and his hit song in the movie ‘Clouds’

December 2, 2020

“You don’t need to find out you're dying to start living,” said Zach Sobiech. On October 16th, 2020 Disney released a new movie, based off of a true story called “Clouds,”onto Disney+. “Clouds”...

Students talk about seasonal scents

Just take it all in.
November 15, 2020

As the trees discard their summer green regalia, they reveal a beautiful agglomeration of red, orange, yellow, maroon, and brown. All this color appears against a contrasting deep blue sky, a striking...

Shaping the minds of young people

The district plays a crucial role in providing students with the opportunities and the skill set to discuss controversial issues is a productive and respectful manner.
The district's role in students discussing controversial topics
November 9, 2020

Generally speaking, the purpose of the public school system is to prepare students for what is next. Whether that is moving on to college, or entering the workforce, our many years of schooling are meant...

The importance of discussing controversial topics: A teacher’s perspective

Discussing controversial topics in the classroom is very important in the development of student's communication skills. Teachers play a crucial role as the facilitators of these conversations.
October 8, 2020

How do we have conversations regarding more controversial topics in the classroom? It can be difficult at times, however many would argue that addressing these kinds of topics is unavoidable. The purpose...

Keep East Beautiful

Keep East Beautiful
September 3, 2019

Being an exchange student in America: America is weird, and I love it

Being an exchange student in America: America is weird, and I love it
August 29, 2019

I’ve been in the United States for 4 weeks now as an exchange student from the Netherlands. I think America is a very weird country. Did you know that if you order a small drink you get a large one?...

Mandatory water restriction in Lincoln lifted; voluntary action still recommended

Scooter's Coffee at 84th and Rockledge has a sign here in place of the typical water container. The sign was posted in correspondence with the mandatory restriction that went into effect Sunday night.
March 20, 2019
"It's definitely made me more aware"

LPS enforces new composting policy

Students line up to test out the new procedure for lunch waste.  This method is meant to help our environment, beginning with schools within the LPS district.
January 17, 2019

Starting at beginning of this semester, East put a new system of composting and recycling what we can during our lunch periods. This system has been put in place in different high schools, middle schools,...

Oracle Opinions: Lilliana on Guns

Oracle Opinions: Lilliana on Guns
September 13, 2018

Casually waiting in line waiting to reach the front glancing around The North Face store to see if I missed anything as my eyes stop and stare at the handgun in a holster connected to a man's belt who...

Feeling a little crowded? It’s not just you

August 30, 2018

Overcrowding at Lincoln East seems to be a problem this year. East is now at the all time highest population, and it is only growing more. According to the Lincoln Public Schools district statistics and...

New ID procedures are dangerous, inefficient

This was definitely not the welcome back that I was expecting.
August 24, 2018

Walking into my first day of senior year and instead of the normal “good morning”, I get greeted with someone yelling at me to scan my ID and move along. This was definitely not the welcome back that...

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