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Leaving on a good note

Maren Steinke and Ksenia Gevorkova May 24, 2022

Q: What is your name? A: Missy Noonan Q: How long have you been teaching at Southeast?  A: I student-taught at Southeast in 1988 and started teaching here in 1990. Q: Did you enjoy teaching at Southeast,...

Cillian Smith: a Jedi Master in training 

Chloe Fitzgibbon, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 12, 2021

When Lincoln Southeast High School student Cillian Smith (11) was in sixth grade, he began riding the school bus home everyday. This insignificant detail in his life became the catalyst for his love of...

Kelly Pinto and Step Chain team rehearsing a step routine

Creativity in motion: How Kelly Pinto’s experience on Step Chain has provided an outlet for expression and value

Zainib Al-Jayashi, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2021

It’s pep rally day at Lincoln Southeast High School (LSE) and every square inch of the school is flooded with conversations, excitement and Knight pride, students eventually find themselves seated at...

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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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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...

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, Co-Editor-in-Chief 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, Editor-in-Chief 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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