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Pass/Fail: Credits Offer Lincoln Students Less Motivation, Little Engagement

Lincoln student's google classroom. (Ariana Noble/Lion Tales)

Ariana Noble, Reporter

May 22, 2020

During these confusing times of online "mandatory school", teachers are working hard to provide their students with the necessary tools to succeed at home. I say mandatory in quotes because students feel that school is already over due to the pass/fail system. Teachers have found that not many students...

What The Shelter In Place Has Done For Us Teenagers: 2020 COVID-19

Teammates surprising friend on her birthday by driving by and spray painting a car, all while respecting social distancing protocols (Ariana Noble/Lion Tales)

Ariana Noble, Editor

April 24, 2020

As we’ve been forced to stay inside, we’ve also been forced to get creative. Thanks to Tik-Tok stars and bored teenagers, we’ve come up with some ways to see our friends and entertain ourselves.  Sadly for some of us, our birthdays were during this lockdown (mine included) and we aren’t able...

OP/ED: Why Doesn’t Lincoln Recycle?

OP/ED: Why Doesn't Lincoln Recycle?

A.K Chan

March 20, 2020

In 2015, the United States generated over 262.4 million tons of garbage. Sadly, the average American throws away nearly 7 pounds of trash on a daily basis. Americans view products that they can buy as replaceable, and meaningless. The recycling bins are fake at Lincoln High School. While we do have pa...

Reaction Towards Coronavirus Epidemic

Tania Cortes, Reporter

March 13, 2020

This following March 13, 2020 my entire school was informed by our principal that the whole Santa Clara County would cancel schools for three weeks including ours with no assignments given to the students. This quarantine was declared to help the health department. I know some students were very enthusi...

corona virus shuts down school for 3 weeks

Natalie Sierra, Journalist

March 13, 2020

My dad is mortified he will become very sick from the corona virus. I now as well fear the sickness because everyone is freaking out. I think the world’s paranoid about how fatal the virus is. Among the death rates, I’m not really concerned until  I’m anticipating how the outcome led to this pro...

Corona Virus Reflection

Gio Quezadas, Journalist

March 13, 2020

News broke out that all schools in the Santa Clara County are to be shut down beginning March 16th through April 6th. As I heard the announcement through the PA system I, as well as my other classmates were happy to hear the news. I got that feeling you get when it's the last day of school before summer...

Opinion COVID-19

Evan Forrest

March 13, 2020

Today Friday the 13th the world we are scared. I feel like for the youth this is just something that will blow over, something that will not effect them at all. For the rest of the population like the adults they are scared because of not what will happen to them but what will happen to the other people...

Carnival Of Binche: Our Belgian Tradition

Carnival of Binche 2020, official poster with the traditional mask wore on Tuesday morning.
(Tabatha Menten/Lincoln Lion Tales)

Tabatha Menten, Journalist

March 9, 2020

The carnival of Binche is an event that’s celebrated on the Sunday, Monday and Tuesday preceding Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is a Christian celebration that marked the first day of Lent, six weeks of penitence before Easter.  The origins of the carnival are unclear, but the most popular story about ...

Op/Ed: My First SHARKS Game

SAP Center, Sharks against Calgary, 02/10/2020. (Tabatha Menten/Lincoln Lion Tales)

Tabatha Menten, Journalist

February 26, 2020

The Sharks were playing at the SAP center against the Canadian team the Calgary Flames. It was my first time going to the SAP center and I was really impressed by the architecture of the building. Indeed, from the outside, the building looks kind of small. From the inside, you feel like you are in a litt...

New Year’s Resolutions: How to Set Effective Goals

New Year's Resolutions: How to Set Effective Goals

N.K. Chand, Journalist

February 7, 2020

It’s been 38 days since the start of 2020. Did you make a New Year’s resolution? Have you kept it up? If you are like the other 80% of Americans, it’s likely that your answer to that is no, as only 8% of New Year’s Resolutions are followed through past January 17th. But that’s okay, settin...

Opinion: Is Donald Trump’s Impeachment Seen Abroad Great News?

Collage of Donald Trump and the flag of Belgium next to the one of the United States. 
(Tabatha Menten/Lincoln Lion Tales)

Tabatha Menten, Journalist

January 15, 2020

A quick summary If you don’t remember why Donald Trump has been impeached, here’s an easy summary! Two months ago, Donald Trump has been accused of digging up damaging information on one of his Democrat challenger and his son, thanks to the President of Ukraine. He had also withholds $400m of militar...

OP-ED: Australian Wildfires: Who’s Helping and What You Can Do To Support

A Koala almost burned to death by the Australia fires.

Ariana Noble, Editor

January 15, 2020

A nationwide fire that has killed 24 people and burned down 2,000 homes is nowhere near the end. The air in Australia is almost unseeable with orange skies, not from the sunset. As fires are normal in Australia due to their warm and dry climate, this fire season is hitting harder than the rest. With cont...

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