The Clarion

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Not just a face in the crowd

VIEW FULL SPREAD LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Hello. It is May. The end of the school year is rapidly approaching, and the majority of the student body has returned to school. With an abundance of students...

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Resilience: looking back to the beginning of the school year and looking forward to what’s to come with Principal Penrod

Jen Quach, Editor in Chief May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD At the beginning of the year, there was one word that was used to represent how school staff and students alike were feeling regarding education during the pandemic--...

Narrative Medicine: Megann Timm discovers the key connection between humanities and science

Narrative Medicine: Megann Timm discovers the key connection between humanities and science

Jerrica Zuhlke, Copy Editor May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD When students are very young, they are asked what they want to be when they grow up. Many of their answers correlate to their interests: ‘Well, I really like my teacher...

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Steven Dosskey: An iconic face at LSE

Jacob Miller, Copy Editor May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD The common misconception about being “involved” in high school is that the sole purpose is to build up your resume. While this may be true for certain individuals,...

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A change in route: How Juan Sanchez Contreras rediscovered his passion for teaching

Fatima Al-Jayashi, Design Editor May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD A journey of more than 1,779 miles can be an intimidating experience for some, but for Lincoln Southeast Spanish teacher Juan Sanchez Contreras, this journey was able...

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(Instagram @alysonediephotography)

Caroline Miller: win the day

Lauren Van Treeck, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD Reputations precede us. Lincoln Southeast High School (LSE) is a place full of fascinating and talented students. However, are we narrow-minded in the way we view our...

Dameer w/violin

A growing passion with each stroke

Tyler Vander Woude, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD A drop of sweat slid down his forehead gathering at the tip of his brow, and as he played the final note it shimmered, falling from its resting place in perfect synchronization...

Rafael Lima Martinez stand next to the LSE Track

Rafael Martinez: Track Star

Brayden Adcock, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD It's mid-afternoon on the track of a neighboring high school. Students and coaches stand anxiously on the light green turf. The wind shifts westward. Racers from the...

Angelea Rice (right) with her mother and son

The stormy journey to Nebraska: Angelea Rice’s passion for teaching outshined her treacherous obstacles

Zainib Al-Jayashi, Design Editor May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD New city. New school. New students. Moving to a new school is challenging for both students and teachers, but Lincoln Southeast High School’s (LSE) newest face in...

Social Media: Useful Accounts

Social Media: Useful Accounts

Callie Cook, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD Josie Dobson (11) uses separate social media accounts for different reasons. Is this common for people to do? What does she post on these separate accounts?  Dobson...

Diversity in the student body

Nicole Tinius, Online Editor May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD From “Mean Girls” to “The Breakfast Club,” there’s no doubt that generations have been obsessed with placing people into metaphorical boxes. This attraction...

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THE 97%

Meg Rajala, Photo Editor May 18, 2021

VIEW THIS SPREAD VIEW FULL SPREAD After the kidnapping and killing of Sarah Everard by a male police officer on March 3, 2021, a sample study done by YouGov of over 1,000 women in the UK revealed that...

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