LinksLive! The LHS News Broadcast 9/30/19 – The Festivus Takeover Episode

The Festivus Takeover Episode

Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

Good morning, Lincoln High. Welcome to LinksLive!, the Lincoln High morning news show. 
We’ve handed over today‘s broadcast to some new faces who joined us for Festivus.
Enjoy today‘s broadcast.

African American Caucus has a field trip coming up for Seniors Only. The Fall Black Leadership Symposium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is on November 6th. If you are interested in going to this great event please email Miss Overstreet or locate her in room 136B periods 5-6 or after school. You will have until Oct. 4th to decide if you would like to attend The Black Leadership Symposium. Thank you!


Seniors! Next week are our APPLY2College Days! Have you signed up? We will have Admissions Counselors here from colleges from all over the state of Nebraska. Oct. 1- Nebraska PUBLIC 4-year colleges, Oct. 2-Nebraska PRIVATE 4-year Colleges, Oct. 3-Community Colleges. From 1-4th periods each day. You can come for 1 period each day if needed. Use JUMPCODE PZGV to sign up today!


“Registration for the PSAT is OPEN!

IF YOU ARE A JUNIOR, PLANNING TO ATTEND A 4-YEAR COLLEGE AFTER GRADUATION, THIS IS FOR YOU! The PSAT will be administered on Saturday, October 19, 2019. This only happens once a year. This test is designed specifically for juniors planning to attend a 4-year college. 

Reasons you might want to take the PSAT:

  • to practice for the “real” admissions tests (SAT and ACT),
  • to get information about how your skills in critical reading, math reasoning, and writing, 
  • to compare to other students who plan to go to a 4-year college
  • Or to enter the National Merit Scholarship Competition.

Register by doing the following:

  1. Filling out the Google Form at Jump Code BDYX
  2. Paying $25 via Synergy or directly to Kim Loth in 200R (the bookkeeper’s office) 
  3. Going to the Counseling Center to receive your ticket for admission and the PSAT Student Guide and Practice Test

You must have your registration complete by Friday, October 11th to be able to test. Space is limited.

ANY QUESTIONS? Please see Ms. Barnes in the Counseling Center.


Today’s After school Opportunities are:

– Latina Leaders meeting in Room 114

– Life After High School meeting in Room 100L

– Magic the Gathering meeting in Room 104

– Hip Hop Dance Collective meeting in the Cafeteria

– Young Women’s Business Leadership meeting in Room 102

– and  Homework Zone in the Media Center

– CityLight High has been cancelled for the time being and Joven Noble [HO-VEN NO-BLAY] will not be offered as an after school activity this semester. Stay tuned for future announcements and updates. 

Remember that all students MUST Be in a supervised activity by 3:15pm. You will need a pass if arriving after this time. Once students leave the building, they will not be able to reenter. 

For more descriptions and more information regarding these opportunities, please visit the After School Opportunities page on the Family Resource Center website or contact School Community Coordinator Chelsea Egenberger in the Family Resource Center.


In LHS Sports: 

Varsity Boys Tennis vs. Lincoln Pius X at Pius
4:00 pm
Boys JV Tennis vs. Lincoln Pius X at LHS
4:00 pm
Varsity, JV, and Res. Softball vs. Grand Island Senior High at Veteran’s Field in Grand Island
5:00 pm. Reserve starts at 6:30 
Freshman Volleyball in a quad at Northeast  at 5:00 p.m.
On Friday, the students beat the faculty 5-4 at the Festivus Faculty/Student Feats of Strength Challenge Series. Outstanding scholars for students were: Bay Koang, D’Angelo Fisher, Jacob Lawrence, Alexandra Austin, Zerian Wettham.  The faculty would like to say, there’s always next year, people. 
Theatre Announcement. Molly Thomas and Ben Koch.
We hope you can make it this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday to see the fall show, Dracula: A Comic Thriller Starring Shirley Holmes and Jennie Watson. Tickets are $5. Shows are at 7:00 p.m Thursday and Friday, and 2:00 p.m on Saturday. 

If you see Michelle Johnson today, be sure to wish her a Happy Birthday. 


And on the Lunch Menu today, we have: 

Popcorn Chicken, Cheeseburger on Bun, or a Chef Salad with a Croissant


Garlic French Bread Pizza with Marinara Sauce or a 

Meatless Chef Salad with a Croissant


That’s all for today. Remember that you can see all past episodes of our show on The Advocate Online website at

Thanks for watching our broadcast, and we’ll see you again next time on… LINKS LIVE!


Guest Anchors today (in order of appearance were): 

Hunter Kuehn, Elijah Riley, Htee Eh Shee, Faith Fisher, Regina Hinkley, Carl Shack, Steve Leon, Jenna Fuller, Alyssa Peralta, Kate Sullivan, Abraham Cervantes Garcia, Clet Lay, Jena Forlemu , Justin Holbein, Brett Noser, Hassan Almusawy, Kevin Dominguez, Andrew Bargen, Molly Thomas, Ben Koch, Star Grandberry, Emmanuela Ruba, Emilia Wright, Emily SoWel, Ethan Rask, Anaka Wamstad-Evans, Courtney Fasbender , Sydney Jensen , Zahria Johnson