Lion Tales

Eyewitness Report: Lincoln Mock Trial Competitions

Carter Fein walking inside the court room. Located at Santa Clara County Superior Court (Angela Chan).

February 7, 2020

"AM JUST SYS" is what it says on my transcript, it's a seventh period class offered at Abraham Lincoln High School but to me it's known as Mock Trial. Mock Trial is a team that stimulates court trials, where we prepare to eventually compete with other schools at The Santa Clara County Superior Court in...

California Pushes Back School Start Times

Students aren't getting enough sleep to do their best in school?

Jazmin Pena, Jeffrey Petulla, Owen Rayer, and Anahi Rivera Lopez

February 7, 2020

Starting in the 2022-2023 school year, many California students will have more time to sleep each night before school. On October 13, 2019, California governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation that will push back many school start times. With this new law, middle schools must start no earlier than 8:00...

How Drastic Is Gender Discrimination?

Gender discrimination is a problem often seen, but not discussed.

Gigi Garcia, Maddie DaSilva, Manuel Duran, and Eduardo Munoz

February 7, 2020

Discrimination is a very debatable topic in the modern world.  Many people are discriminated against on the daily because of their gender, and sometimes we don’t even realize it.   One of the places where discrimination exists is in the workplace.  In the short film, Purl, we see a perfect examp...

Private Colleges, How Much Power Should They Have?

Should private schools have this much power?

Logan Dee Corry, Riley Perez, Christian Vasquez, and Josue Soto

February 7, 2020

Private colleges, especially religious ones are notorious for abusing their power. This has been brought into light in more recent days due to more open feelings toward the LGBTQ community, and an animosity toward Church/Religion having power. Religious private schools are allowed to kick LGBTQ students...

Tough Game Between Lincoln and Willow Glen

Girls varsity basketball team huddling up. Located at the Lincoln Gym (Isaiah Sedano).

Isaiah Jesse Sedano, Journalist

February 6, 2020

On February 4, 2020 Lincoln's varsity girls basketball had their first game of the month against their biggest competitor: Willow Glen High School. “FWEET!” The whistle blows and Willow Glen wins the jump ball to start the first quarter. Willow Glen misses and Lincoln gets the first points to start ...

Kansas City Takes The Win at Super Bowl LIV

The stadium during the National Anthem, performed by Demi Lovato.  Picture courtesy of Sam Vidal(Gio Quezadas/ Lion Tales)

Gio Quezadas and Kevin Gonzalez

February 6, 2020

On February 2nd, 2020 the Super Bowl LIV (54) was played between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers. A beautiful night in Miami ended with the Chiefs hosting the valued Lombardi Trophy. While most of the Bay Area was rooting for the Niners, the loss reminded everyone how there is still room...

Will Varsity Girls Soccer Make it to CCS?

Lincoln girls Varsity soccer playing against Prospect High School. Located at Prospect High School football field (Andrea Saldana).

Andrea Saldana, Editor

February 6, 2020

Lincoln girls soccer teams have been doing great this season, they’ve had a winning season so far for junior varsity and varsity teams. Junior varsity now has a new coach, Nuno Luz, a current Spanish teacher at Lincoln High School. Carly Casanova Moore, a freshman, is currently on the junior varsity ...

Women’s March 2020

Women posing with her sign at the 2020 women's march (Anjanai Vallez/Lion Tales)

Anjanai Vallez, Editor

February 5, 2020

This year’s Women’s March took place on January 18th and promoted equal treatment of all people. Their message was very inclusive and represented that with an array of participants of all genders and all ages. The march's purpose was to further equality for everyone and advocate for issues by march...

Boys Basketball: There’s More To It Than Just Winning

Lincoln's  Varsity basketball team playing against Live Oak High School. January 22, 2020, Located at the Lincoln gym (Andrea Saldana).

Andrea Saldana, Journalist

February 5, 2020

January 22, 2020 Live Oak High School’s boys basketball team came to play against Lincoln. With Live Oak being at the top of the league (League C), it was going to be a challenging game for both Lincoln teams. For junior varsity their final score was 52-35, and varsity’s final score was 66-53. Not only...

New Black Box Theatre Renovations

New sets being stored in theatre (Ariana Noble/Lion Tales).

Ariana Noble, Editor

February 4, 2020

Lincoln’s well-known black box theatre is finally receiving the TLC it needed. From new lights to a private light booth, everybody is excited. The only downfall is that the renovations won’t be finished until 8 days before Lincoln’s musical Be More Chill. After interviewing a technological theatre student, ...

Kobe Gone: Lincoln Students React To A Legend’s Death

Kobe Bryant died last Sunday in a helicopter crash. Illustration of Kobe Bryant and one of his quotes: “Heroes come and go but Legends are forever” (Tabatha Menten/Lincoln Lion Tales)

Tabatha Menten, Journalist

January 31, 2020

What do we know?  Social media went wild on Sunday morning: Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash. We didn't know much at the time, but people were already paying homage to the basketball superstar. A few moments later, the tragedy is getting bigger when we found out that Gianna, Kobe Bryant’s...

Lincoln Boys Soccer: Their Winning Season

Lincoln boy's varsity soccer team playing against Leigh High School. January 16, 2020, Located at Leigh's football field (Daniela Navarro).

Andrea Saldana, Journalist

January 30, 2020

January 16, 2020, Lincoln boys soccer went head to head against Leigh High School. Leigh's soccer team is in the same league as Lincoln, A League . The weather wasn’t pleasant, it was cold, windy, and pouring, but that didn’t stop these boys from playing.  Junior Varsity At the start of the game the r...

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