LinksLIVE! The LHS News Broadcast 2/28/2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Good morning Lincoln High, Welcome to LinksLive! The Lincoln High Morning News Show.

I’m Rodrigo Muñoz

Looking for a prom dress? The Prom Closet Project is open for the season starting this weekend! Located at 643 South 25th St, the project allows you to buy a gently used or new prom dress for only $20! Hours are 9-1 on Saturdays and 1-5 on Sundays. Email if you have questions.

Congratulations to Isaiah Winston Novalee Schmit for their performances yesterday at state diving. Isaiah tied for second place and Novalee came in 12th. Congratulations to both divers.

Boys Basketball takes on Norfolk today at Norfolk in the first rounds of Districts at 5 p.m. Good luck players and coaches. 

Hello this is Hanan Smoqy, a representative from Feminists For Change. To celebrate Black History Month, we want to honor Audre Lorde for being a leading African-American poet and essayist who gave voice to issues of race, gender and sexuality. One of her famous quotes stated “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” Thank you

“Do you have FAMILY MEMBERS who also went to Lincoln High? Yearbook wants to hear from you!
If you’ve had 1 or more family members go to Lincoln High before you, tell us about them! When were they here? What did they do when they were here? What are they doing now? Do they have any interesting stories to share?
Got any photos? We want those, too! Fill out the form at Jump Code: YNRT That’s YNRT. Thanks from the Links Yearbook Staff”

The Lincoln High Art Department would like to congratulate the following students for being honored at the 2020 Nebraska Scholastic Art Competition: Ari Ahmed, Andrew Gallagher, Eh Khu, Moo Htee Paw, Jesse Storz, Hannah Andersen, Dayonna Heidemann, Ziqing Shi, Calleigh Tatum, Ayla White, Zahra’a Al-Ghareeb, Zaineb Aljumayaat, Kelly Fedderson, Maddie Grives, Lizeth Pesina Cruz, Taylor Powell, Landyn Bish, Minh Doi, Kevin Dominguez, Marina Joseph, Natalie Leininger, Faiza Naif, Pablo Souto, and Alex Vodraska. Artwork will be on display at the TAC building in Omaha and students will receive awards there on Saturday, February 29th at 10 am. Congratulations again to these amazing artists!

Hello my name is Dustin Stevison and I’m Baby Girl Goe and here is our last Fact of the day for Black History Month. Susan Rice, was appointed by Barack Obama in 2009, she was the first African American woman to serve as the U.S. Ambassador in the United Nations. African American Caucus and NAACP Youth Chapter thank you all for listening and learning with us this entire month. Thanks from all of us!  

This year’s musical, “The Music Man” will take the stage again TONIGHT! Shows are at 7pm tonight, and there is a 2pm matinee tomorrow.
Reserved seats are $5 or $15 for best views and are available in advance online at
Tickets will also be sold at the door via cash or credit or debit card.
You won’t want to miss it! Get your tickets now!”

“All track athletes,
Early track equipment check out continues today in the locker rooms. Get your forms turned in, and get ready for practice which starts on Monday at 3:30 in the Athletic Conference Room. Dress warmly.

Girls soccer tryouts will begin on Monday, March 2. Make sure you have all the appropriate forms filled out. Please be ready to be BOTH outdoors and indoors on Monday. Tryouts will begin in Johnson gym at 4:15 but will move to Beechner field at 5:15. If you have not joined the classroom please do so. The classroom code has changed. It is now jxcped3. That’s jxcped3.

“Here’s another fantastic announcement from Fellowship of Christian Athletes! Listen very closely; we’re about to reveal today’s movie quote from FCA: “With the world so set on tearing itself apart, it don’t seem like such a bad thing to me to want to put a little bit of it back together.” The first person to email Mr. Droud at <> with the correct movie title will win a “fabulous” prize, so get those emails going!

“Come experience Yezidi Culture this Friday, February 28th, from 3:30-6pm in the LHS Cafeteria for an event that will introduce you to the traditions of the Yezidi people.
Yezidi youth from LHS, Goodrich Middle School, and Park Middle school will present information about traditional clothes, food, holidays and more about Yezidi culture!
This event is an open house with presentations at 4pm and 5:20pm, and it is FREE and open to the public.
Please contact Jenn Worley with any questions at or 402-477-3446

Join us for time to gather and build on our strengths at the next Community Builder Workshop this Sunday March 1st at Lincoln Northeast High School from 12-3pm.
This FREE workshop will highlight work being done by youth and community residents making an impact in their communities. Then we will have time for exploration of ideas and collaboration to make the impact you want to see in your community.
Free meal and childcare provided. Open to all students, staff, and community members.
Registration requested for meal order: Please register at the link below in the transcript.

The Inclusive Communities Workshop will be Tuesday March 3rd from 2:15 – 4:15 pm in room 102. This is a powerful and interactive workshop that focuses on gaining greater awareness and deeper understanding of our diverse and changing community. This opportunity is offered by Inclusive Communities in partnership with LHS CLC. Join us Tuesday March 3rd in room 102 after school to learn more about forming inclusive communities and more opportunities to dive deeper into this subject matter!
Please contact School Community Coordinator Chelsea Egenberger with any questions regarding this event at

“The NAACP Youth Chapter in collaboration with the International Quilt Museum invites you to see a pop-up exhibit “Celebrating Black Quiltmakers” TODAY and Saturday the 29th, at the International Quilt Museum.
Visitors will see several works from their collection as well as a special display of new paper pieces made by NAACP Youth members.
The Museum is located at 1523 North 33rd Street and is showing this display from 10:00am-4:00pm.

“Capitol Experience Day is Monday March 9th from 9am-2pm @ the Nebraska State Capitol
We are actively recruiting students to participate in the Civic Nebraska Capitol Experience Day! This is a free event to invite students to get a more hands-on experience in learning about Nebraska’s unicameral. We will visit with senators, staffers, and spend time exploring the capitol building. Lunch will be provided. We ask students register through the form found using jump code OBYU.

“Interested in storytelling, shooting and editing video, getting some great experience?
Register NOW for Broadcast Journalism next year.
In addition to producing the LinksLIVE! News program, we will also work on other multimedia and online projects including videos and podcasts.
AND, this class will also now count for Oral Comm credit! That’s right. You can get your Oral Comm credit by taking Broadcast Journalism!
Already registered for classes? Get on Synergy and make a course change request today. The deadline for making changes is THIS Friday, Feb. 28th, so get signed up today.
The course numbers are 26901 for 1st semester and 26902 for second semester. This class also counts for Technology Credit.
If you need help or have more questions, ask your counselor, email us at, or stop by to see Mr. Keller in Room 308. ”

“Do you love to dance? Do you love to sweat? Do you love to ZUMBA?
We invite students AND staff to this moving opportunity. Join Sarah Thomas and Mrs. Flora in room 300 after school Fridays for ZUMBA starting around 3:15pm.

Today’s after school opportunities include:
– Life After High School meeting in 100L
– Homework Zone in the Media Center
– Zumba meeting in room 300
– Yezidi Cultural Event in the cafeteria ”

And on the Lunch Menu today, we have:
Breaded Chicken Sandwich
Personal 3 Meat Pizza
Beef Enchilada
Chef Salad
Chik’n Sandwich
Meatless Chef Salad
And a Roll

That’s all for today. Remember that you can see all past episodes of our show on The Advocate Online website at and a list of all jump codes through the master jump code YZYR.

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

Season 1: Episode 119
February 28, 2020
Produced as part of the Lincoln High
Broadcast Journalism Class

Anchor: Rodrigo Muñoz

Hanon Smoqy
Dustin Stevison
Baby Girl Goe

Camera Operator/Lights/Audio:
Jazzmin Branch

Teleprompter/Studio Setup:
Ahmad Al-Hilfy Leon

Editor: Jazzmin Branch

Greg Keller

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