• Constitution Team wins nationals, its third title in the last five years

  • Junior Sydney Denham breaks 27-year-old high jump record with a 5'5'' jump

  • Freshman golfer Nate Stember shoots 65 (-7), the best PIL score in recent history

  • Students get their hands dirty

    Students get their hands dirty

    Daniel Lewinsohn

    April 13, 2016

    During summer 2014, a group of Lincoln students decided to start a small, fenced-in, garden in the courtyard just outside of the school. Since then, nine garden beds have been added and a drip watering system. The garden didn’t just jump from being a small student-led project to a full-scale garden in a blink of an eye, it took the nurturing and... READ MORE »»

    Laura Armstrong teaches her gardening class in the courtyard on an early spring day.

    Daniel Lewinsohn

  • Once upon a time: Lincoln’s 2016 Rose Princess

    Once upon a time: Lincoln’s 2016 Rose Princess

    Claire Hogenson

    April 13, 2016

    Most little girls dream of becoming a princess. For Helena Raposo, her dreams are coming true. The 16-year-old junior at Lincoln is the 2016 Rose Princess. “I am so honored to represent our school because we are so diverse and I am a foreigner, so it is really exciting,” says Raposo. Coming from Brazil last August because of her fath... READ MORE »»

    Helena Raposo was crowned the Rose Princess for Lincoln High School on March 14.

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  • Lincoln hosts Portland Mayoral Debate

    Lincoln hosts Portland Mayoral Debate

    Kate Fin

    April 13, 2016

    In Lincoln’s dimly lit auditorium, a single spot light beating down on a solitary podium, framed by a ramshackle wood structure, two of the most prominent Lincoln graduates met to debate. On Monday, mayoral candidates Ted Wheeler, Class of ‘81, and Jules Bailey, Class, of '97, talked about their policies, aspirations for Portland and, of course... READ MORE »»

    Principal Peyton Chapman adresses Wheeler (middle) and Bailey (right) during the debate.

  • 20 years ago: Lincoln was Hollywood

    20 years ago: Lincoln was Hollywood

    Jamie Bikales

    April 11, 2016

    In 1996, the halls of Lincoln lit up the big screen as “Foxfire,” Angelina Jolie’s first major movie, was filmed on campus. Though the film flopped, Jolie went on to international fame. If today’s students resurrect a copy of the movie, Lincoln looks about the same. Teachers who remain at Lincoln fondly recall the school’s 15 minutes of fame.... READ MORE »»

  • Skipping becomes scandalous

    Skipping becomes scandalous

    April 11, 2016

    Much of the senior class celebrated Senior Skip Day on April 1, an annual tradition late in the year to either stay home or celebrate, most commonly at Sauvie Island. The administration doesn’t authorized it, and the event has proven controversial in the past. This year was no exception. Complicating matters: Skip day was set before the 60-day rule to... READ MORE »»

    Seniors were fervent in posting on facebook about their opposition to the administration/concerns about organizing Senior Skip Day.

News

Constitution team wins nationals

Chase Turner

Lincoln’s Constitution Team won first in the nationwide “We the People” competition for a record fifth time on Monday, Feb. 25. Lincoln’s long-time cross-city rival, Grant High School, plac...  Read More »

April 28, 2016

This year: homework; next year: lesson plans

Ty Yamamoto

Michael Ioffe has built a reputation for being responsible, mature and forward-thinking. By creating the Stumptown Speaker Series and with in-class projects, the Lincoln junior has proven to be one of ...  Read More »

April 13, 2016

Junior leads anti-bullying campaign

Sammy Gold

Caleb Spiro is one busy man. From doing full IB, to starting an anti-bullying campaign, to working with planned parenthood, to working for a youth crisis line, he is always up to something. Caleb, a j...  Read More »

April 11, 2016

Plans to use untouched basement lockers start

Jamie Bikales

Lockers 931-999 in the basement have sat empty for over a decade, but they could be used next year if enrollment continues to grow.

Plans to use untouched basement lockers start

Jamie Bikales

While students crowd two to a locker in Lincoln’s upper floors, 60 lockers in the basement stand empty, even as Lincoln’s enrollment has ballooned. It’s for safety, says vice principal Cherie Kinnersley. The ha...  Read More »

April 11, 2016

New classes added to forecasting form

The Hip Hop: Cultural Exploration class will teach the basis of some of the most influential rap artists and albums of all time, from "Illmatic" by Nas to Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly" (pictured above).

New classes added to forecasting form

Sammy Gold

By March, seniors are receiving acceptance letters while  juniors, sophomore, and freshmen are thinking about the classes to take next school year. Forecasting packets on the 20 new courses being  d...  Read More »

April 11, 2016

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A higher minimum wage?: Yes and No

Christopher Shurring and Alec Van Oossanen

Oregon's minimum wage will rise to $14.75 an hour by 2020, approved by legislators this year on a party-line vote: 34 Democrats for, 26 Republicans against. No: It will kill jobs ...  Read More »

April 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Report Card: Issue 9

Sammy Gold

The ACT: B- Juniors took the ACT. It went smoothly as it could have gone. There were no major mess ups in the operation. The process went very quickly because students...  Read More »

April 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Editorial: “Senior superlatives: How is this still a thing?”

Editorial: “Senior superlatives: How is this still a thing?”

Harry Thoma

Why does every yearbook in the history of yearbooks run a senior survey section? Why do we spotlight who has the best hair and eyes in a vain and arrogant fashion? Why do we...  Read More »

April 11, 2016 • 0 comments

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Sports

Weighty issues for athletes and diets

Daniel Lewinsohn

Senior Ben Hofmann, practicing his pinning, keeps a close watch on his wresting weight.

Weighty issues for athletes and diets

Daniel Lewinsohn

Steven Scoville remembers a time when wrestlers would use extreme diets to lose 20 to 30 pounds before a season. Wrestlers tried anything from starving themselves to wrapping...  Read More »

April 26, 2016

Football and football- which one gets off on the right foot?

Football and football- which one gets off on the right foot?

Armand Yazdani

In the past, baseball dominated in American favor. Football surpassed its popularity in 1985. And by the 90’s, soccer began to surge, partly due to the creation of Major Le...  Read More »

April 11, 2016

Getting on the mat

Annaliese Dunn

Through the entrance of Portland State’s Stott Auditorium, down the hall on the left, through two sets of doors, in a little humid room filled to the edges with mats and boys...  Read More »

March 8, 2016

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Monday, April 18

    Boy's Golf (Tetherow invitational

    Lincoln 299 (2nd place as team, Ben Stickney, 1st individual) - Summit 295 (1st place team)

  • Tuesday, February 2

    Varsity Boys Basketball

    Lincoln 57 - Cleveland 68

  • Saturday, November 14

    Varsity Boys Soccer

    Lincoln 2 - West Salem 0

  • Friday, November 13

    Varsity Foootball

    Lincoln 42 - Grants Pass 14

  • Tuesday, November 10

    Varsity Boys Soccer

    Lincoln 2 - McMinnville 1

  • Friday, November 6

    Varsity Football

    Lincoln 28 - Newberg 0

  • Thursday, October 1

    Varsity Volleyball

    Lincoln 1 - Wilson 3

  • Thursday, October 1

    Varsity Boys' Soccer

    Lincoln 2 - Cleveland 1

“Secret in Their Eyes”: Not your average murder mystery

“Secret in Their Eyes”: Not your average murder mystery

Ethan Jones

In “Secret in Their Eyes”, Julia Roberts plays Jess, a police investigator who discovers an unidentified female found dead in a parking garage, is her own 18-year-old daughter. Her close colleague and friend Ray, played by Chiwe...  Read More »

December 17, 2015 • 0 comments

‘Creed’: Living up to the legacy

‘Creed’: Living up to the legacy

Sydney Laxson

Rave reviews for “Creed” call it the best ‘Rocky’ movie since the original.” Completely agree. I  was skeptical because,I believed that no movie could come close the original “Rocky.”I was wrong. After seeing the mov...  Read More »

December 13, 2015 • 0 comments

‘American Sniper’ shoots itself in the foot

‘American Sniper’ shoots itself in the foot

Kate Fin

"American Sniper" has grossed over $300 million domestically, and yet won only a single Oscarlast month - for sound editing. While some protest the less-than-stellar performance of the film at the event, the reasons for its loss of ...  Read More »

March 2, 2015 • 0 comments

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Television Reviews

Netflix Pick of the Week: Bojack Horseman seeks fame (postmortem)

Netflix Pick of the Week: Bojack Horseman seeks fame (postmortem)

Kai Hellberg

"BoJack Horseman" appeared to be just another cheesy animated show. I saw its...  Read More »

October 2, 2015 • 0 comments

Netflix Pick of the Week: “Wilfred: Speak!”

Netflix Pick of the Week: “Wilfred: Speak!”

Kai Hellberg

Who would have thought that the actor who played Froto Baggins in the Lord of...  Read More »

February 13, 2015 • 0 comments

Netflix Pick of The Week: ‘Gilmore Girls’

Netflix Pick of The Week: ‘Gilmore Girls’

Sean Goodman

The drama classic TV show “Gilmore Girls” is both relatable and compelling...  Read More »

January 12, 2015 • 0 comments

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