Lion Tales



Arely Hernandez, Meme Hernandez, and Daniel Madrigal, Editores

December 1, 2017

  Español Inglés #1. En una agencia de empleo: -¿Nivel de inglés? - Alto - Bien. Traduzca "fiesta".   - Party - Perfecto. Úselo en una frase. - Ayer me “party” la cara con la bicicleta. - Contratado. #1. In an employment agency: -English level? ...

SATIRE: Over 400 Cases of “Senioritis” at Lincoln?

William Quevedo sleeps through class (Jordan Summers/Lion Tales)

Jordan Summers, reporter

April 1, 2016

Senioritis What is this mysterious medical disease called senioritis?  Senioritis hits many high school and college seniors in their final semester or even their final year. College apps have been submitted and class schedules leave a lot of free time, seniors become enormously lazy, careless, ...

[Satire] SJUSD to Introduce 50 new Standardized Tests

Like this student, kids often agonize over all the standardized tests they are required to take.

Generic Chair, Board of Chairs

March 17, 2016

The San Jose Unified School District announced today in a public statement that they plan to introduce 50 new standardized tests for all high school grades. "We're looking to improve our students' ability to perform pointless and mundane tasks while arbitrarily making them 'more viable' for college,"...

SATIRE: Unique Valentine’s Gifts

Basic Gifts Lead to Broken Hearts (Lincoln Lion Tales/Melissa Blasquez)

Melissa Blasquez, Reporter

February 12, 2016

Do you ever want to go out of the box, away from the cookie cutter idea of, “Flowers, chocolates and big teddy bears” for your valentine? Here are some idea’s to help inspire you to stray away and come up with some creative ideas for your loves. Reservations at McDonalds- McDonalds can get pretty busy du...

SATIRE: Students Won’t Leave Campus

Ron Demetriades Hating Winter Break (Lincoln Lion Tales/Melissa Blasquez)

Melissa Blasquez, Reporter

December 18, 2015

This winter break, here at Lincoln, teachers and staff encourage students to lay back, relax, and forget about all their responsibilities for the whole break. Of course, many students brush this idea off, almost angry that teachers would tell them to relax. The students are tired of being told to pro...

SATIRE: 5 Steps to Survive Finals Week

Trini Sanches procrastinates by using Twitter instead of studying. (Jordan Summers/Lion Tales)

Jordan Summers, Reporter

December 11, 2015

1. Burn all your books To go into your finals with the right mindset you need to clear your head of thoughts and knowledge. By burning your books you are burning the bad luck these books with information they have inside them. Good, empty vibes mean good finals week.   2. Take long naps af...

Students who Attend School on Monday to be Forced to Attend “Holiday School”

You could say the whole concept is... BANANAS
(Stock Lincoln Lion tales Photos)

Generic Chair, Board of Chairs

September 4, 2015

As a rising amount of students who are oblivious to statutory holidays show up to school on off days, especially at Lincoln, our school's faculty have decided to create "Holiday School" as punishment. Holiday School will focus on educating students about the importance of statutory holidays, as well...

5 Rejected Spirit Week Ideas

In true student enthusiasm, we found a truly unspirited spirit week poster to kick off this list.

Anthony Lopez and Generic Chair

August 31, 2015

In honor of Lincoln's first spirit week of the year, we decided to share some of the less popular spirit day ideas. #1: Dress like your Teacher day. Though recommended by the staff, this spirit week idea was met, for unknown reasons, with considerable student backlash. Due to said backlash, the id...

Trump Announces Presidential Campaign a “Joke”

Donald Trump, pictured, laughing. This image was used on the internet for memes and other hilarious means.

Anthony Lopez and Generic Chair

August 20, 2015

On Monday, August 17th of 2015, Donald Trump, billionaire real estate developer, announced his ongoing presidential campaign a, "joke". "I just wanted to see how far I could get" said Trump, "I mean, what man in his right mind would vote for me?" (Trump was highest in the polls for the Republican...

Why Satire is Important in Today’s Newspaper Culture

This cartoon can be found in a historical issue of Lincoln Lion Tales.

Till Kleinert, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015

Recent events have shown the impact satire can have. The French newspaper “Charlie Hebdo” was attacked by Islamic terrorists, because it had published comics about the Prophet Mohammed. These comics showed Mohammed kissing men or in embarrassing positions. They also were critical of the Islamic state...

Bilingual Student Newspaper of Abraham Lincoln High School, San Jose California.