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Holiday Spirit Week 2013

Holiday Spirit Week 2013

Alize Chavez, Reporter

December 18, 2013


Filed under Lincoln News

Before High School students take 3 days' worth of finals, Lincoln High School has a 3 day spirit week to help relax students and relieve them from stress before sitting in classes for 2 hours and working themselves up over tests. Day 1: December 11, 2013 was a "Christmas Morning" theme. Most student...

Dave Benoit visits Lincoln High School

Dave Benoit visits Lincoln High School

George, Beatnik

December 17, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lincoln News, Showcase

Five time Grammy nominated artist, Contemporary Jazz Pianist and Composer, Dave Benoit, visited Lincoln High School's music department to perform and talk about his music career with the students. Currently in his Charlie Brown Christmas tour, he stopped by and talked about his early discovery with mu...

Lincoln Eagerly Awaits New Technology

Lincoln Eagerly Awaits New Technology

Bahaar Muhar, Editor

December 13, 2013


Filed under Lincoln News

New technology was approved for students and staff to use. The question is, where exactly is it? In mid September, Lincoln's Curriculum Council approved  new computers, iPads, and carts. Lincoln was supposed to receive this new technology by Halloween, yet it is not  here for student use. It has...

Folklorico Dance Performance

Folklorico Dance Performance

L.A., Reporter

December 13, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lincoln News

Last night was the second show for the Folklorico dance performance in the blackbox theater. Mrs. Rosie Novotny puts on this show every year and it's always pretty amazing. I went to watch and take pictures and here is my review. Before the show hot chocolate, tamales, and other snacks were sold outside...

Lincoln Students Chill Out in Cold Weather

Lincoln Students Chill Out in Cold Weather

Eli Schenk and Nick Zandbergen

December 13, 2013


Filed under Lincoln News, Showcase

Morning temperatures plummeted to a wintery range beginning late last week and the earlier part of this week, reaching a low of 29°F. They have consistently remained in the "really cold" zone. With these temperatures, students can accurately declare that they are freezing, because, well, they are. ...

Finals? Helpful or Damaging?

Finals? Helpful or Damaging?

Nallely Nava, Reporter

December 12, 2013


Filed under Lincoln News, Showcase

  Long nights, mountains of books, and piles and piles of notes await all Lincoln High School students this much anticipated finals season. The dreaded finals season has driven students to the edge for years and this year is no exception, according to Sophomore student, Justin Kyle Guia. ...

Ringing in on Cell Phone Usage

Ringing in on Cell Phone Usage

Nick Zandbergen, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under Lincoln News

With the new smart phone craze, many students are enraptured by their tiny Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs) instead of devoting their attention to their education. According to a Pew Internet survey, 58% of teenagers text in class. Each teacher has their own personal rules about cell phones in thei...

“Money for Wishes” Fundraiser Standings as of 12/3

“Money for Wishes” Fundraiser Standings as of 12/3

Bahaar Muhar and Tyler Lu

December 4, 2013


Filed under Community, Lincoln News

Everybody loves pizza, right? The Make A Wish club  at Lincoln began their first fundraiser Thanksgiving week and will continue  until December 18th.  The fundraiser is called "Money for Wishes." Each 4th period teacher was given a vase or cup in which they raised money for children's wishes who ...

A Greener Campus

A Greener Campus

Haley Duarte, Reporter

November 27, 2013


Filed under Lincoln News

The Abraham Lincoln student body may have noticed the eight trees, and nearly 100 shrubs that were planted in the front of Lincoln's campus. The non-profit organization, Our City Forest selflessly guided Lincoln's AP environmental science class, and a couple biology and journalism students in plan...

Little Bone: Lincoln Shuts Out SJ High 35-0

Little Bone:  Lincoln Shuts Out SJ High 35-0

Priscilla, Sports Reporter

November 27, 2013


Filed under Lincoln News, Showcase, Sports

The JV Lincoln High School Lions dominated the football field Thursday, November 21st on their own turf against the San Jose High Bulldogs by shutting them out 35-0! It was an exciting environment on both sides of Don Bowden Field under the lights. With barking from the Bulldogs and roaring on the...

The Freshmen Experience

Alize Chavez, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013


Filed under Lincoln News

Recently Lion Tales has interviewed a few freshmen to see how everyone is adjusting, and taking in the new surroundings throughout school.  The students were asked ten questions, and what follows are the most frequent responses.  People interviewed have asked to be kept anonymous. 1)  What is one...

Back to School: Textbook Checkout

Back to School: Textbook Checkout

Preston Adams

September 20, 2013


Filed under Lincoln News, Showcase

Returning to school and checking out books is synonymous. It has been a tradition to borrow hundreds of dollars in books from the school, but is this the best option? With students liable for damage, and punishments for not repaying debts as severe as denial of prom tickets and graduation, a new system...

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