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Lincoln Students Chill Out in Cold Weather

Lincoln Students Chill Out in Cold Weather

Eli Schenk and Nick Zandbergen

December 13, 2013

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Lincoln: Still Pretty Clean

Lincoln: Still Pretty Clean

Nick Zandbergen, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

Lincoln's campus is nearly devoid of trash. The reason for this is not mystical or surprising, but simply mundane. That reason is there a lot of trash cans. Most of them are in the quad, where disposable cafeteria dishware is handed out. There are nearly three dozen trash cans around campus. Of that...

A Great Lack of Time

A Great Lack of Time

Eli Schenk, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2013

Twenty-four hours. That is all. It seems like a lot of time at first, but when you factor in eight hours of sleep, roughly seven and a half hours spent at school, an hour to get ready, an hour and a half for meals, two to three hours of extracurricular activities or sports, and thirty to forty minutes...

Strangers On Campus

Strangers On Campus

Haley Duarte and Jamie Vargas

September 13, 2013

Due to the several school attacks around the world, many schools have been taking precautions. Practicing the "shelter in place" drill has become a serious issue. Lincoln high School's administrator Wanda Alcorn feels school intruders are scary, but says "we are on top of it".  The procedure she go...

Lincoln Goes Around the World

Lincoln Goes Around the World

Sra. Straus, Spanish / Translation Teacher

August 19, 2013

Here’s the summary of our trip to Spain last June, organized and chaperoned by Spanish teacher Ileana Straus and History teacher Kim Robey who accompanied 18 Lincoln students on a cultural tour of Spain.  Our students behaved in an exemplary manner, and had a great time seeing the world! For some...

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