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  • October 6Go East! Go Griffins! Go Blue!

  • We Are One, We Are Many

    We Are One, We Are Many

    Madison Glatz, Staff Reporter

    September 2, 2016

    2,923 students. One school. Four students share their perspective on the issues of crowding at Lincoln Way East. We all know that hallways are one of the most frightening aspects of high school. The shoving, the worry of an imposing tardy, the swarm of human traffic. It’s all horribly intimidating....

  • Fall Athletics and their Successes

    Fall Athletics and their Successes

    Anna Vander Kooi, Staff Reporter

    November 12, 2015

    Over the course of the last 3 or so months, Lincoln-Way East fall athletics have had many successes. Many teams at both the sophomore and varsity levels have won championships in the Southwest Suburban Conference as well as having success in the IHSA playoffs. For example, the Girls’ Swimming and diving...

  • NHS Faculty Award

    NHS Faculty Award

    Nicole McCabe, Staff Reporter

    September 29, 2015

    On Tuesday, September 22nd, the new members of the National Honor Society were inducted. Parents filed into the Lincoln-Way auditorium to celebrate their child’s accomplishments. Aside from the students’ awards, Mr. Ryan Lodes received the NHS Faculty Award. When asked about how he felt after rece...

    Abby Olivieri, Krupa Patel, and Keara Flaherty pose with Mr. Lodes.

    Nicole McCabe

Black History Month

Tayo Omoniyi, Staff Reporter

Black History is annually celebrated during the month of February to commemorate the contribution black people have made to this country. In 1915, Harvard graduate and historian Carter G. Woodson and famous minister Jesse...

February 21No Comments

The Year in Review

Anna Vander Kooi, Staff Reporter

As the year closes, here’s a look back at 12 major events that shaped 2016:   January: Taiwan elected its first female president. Tsai Ing-wen, a Democratic Progressive Party chairwoman, made history when she...

December 23No Comments

Toxic Water in Flint, Michigan

Anna Vander Kooi, Staff Reporter

For the people of Flint, Michigan, water is more important than it has ever been. That’s because since April of 2014, they haven’t had the luxury of clean water that so many of us take for granted. When their water supply...

February 8No Comments

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Black Friday

Madison Glatz, Staff Reporter

Black Friday shopping has risen to the top of our holiday agendas as people seek to fulfill their Christmas lists on this bargain hunting tradition. Black Friday originally took place on the day after Thanksgiving. But in...

December 2No Comments

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The Classes of Now

Carter Sheehan, Staff Reporter

Many kids at Lincoln-Way East begin to think about our futures around this time of year, and that is because it is Registration! It may only be about six months in the future, since that is when most...

February 13No Comments

We Are One, We Are Many

We Are One, We Are Many

September 2

48th Annual Frankfort Fall Fest

September 2

Fall Play

October 26

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  • Into the Pressure Cooker: Taming the Heat of College Prep

    Tis’ the season, and Santa’s bringing loads upon loads of doubts, fears, questions, and stressors with him in his sleigh. What if my application d...

  • Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving, the traditional holiday celebrated by families across America. People travel far and wide to get home for this holiday, hoping to avoid ...

  • A Dream Come True

    When I was growing up, I had a dilemma throughout my entire  childhood: Why couldn’t my favorite basketball player play for my favorite team, the B...

  • A Girl’s Guide to Homecoming

    Dress shopping often begins about a month before homecoming. Finding the prefect dress often entails multiple stores and multiple days. There is exten...

  • A guy’s take on fashion

    Originally, I had sought to create an article about all the fashion trends girls did that guys in our school didn’t necessarily like. After listing ...

  • When we grow up

    You are growing up now. You began growing up the second you were born. You will group up until the day you die. We grow every second of our lives, but...

  • Are School Lunches Better For You?

    Are School Lunches Better For You?

  • Passing Period Problems

    Passing Period Problems

The student news site of Lincoln-Way East High School
The student news site of Lincoln-Way East High School