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More than just long, boring walls?

More than just long, boring walls?

Jannah Oroceo, LHS Freshman Connections Student

As you walk into LHS, you’re probably expecting the movie-cliche first day. Long, endless, boring walls with a line of tall, intimidating blue lockers. Snarling teachers outside their doors with a perfect bun and a sharp pencil skirt. You in a heavy...

June 19, 2017No Comments

What newcomers really think of LHS

What newcomers really think of LHS

By Kendall Houwman, LHS Freshman Connections Student

When one first walks into LHS the blue lockers and smell of sweat and cookies flood your senses. Everything looks the same, but then again everything looks so different.   The new freshmen have an overwhelming surge of emotions when people ask ab...

June 19, 2017No Comments

Lincoln in the eyes of the freshmen

Lincoln in the eyes of the freshmen

Sophia Boyt, LHS Freshman Connections Student

The dark atmosphere in the halls suffocate the chirpy mood of the students. The looming walls glare at young freshmen, their smooth surfaces a deceiving beige. This is LHS, or at least in the eyes of summer school connections.   It’s a late summer morning at LHS. Forty f...

June 19, 2017No Comments

New school, new opinions- What future freshmen think

New school, new opinions- What future freshmen think

Ellie Munkvold, LHS Freshman Connections Student

Incoming freshmen push open those smooth, metal front doors of the LHS building. The aroma of those fresh cookies greets them, bringing back hope to the dreaded first day. This will be the first step, both literally and figuratively of their high scho...

June 19, 2017No Comments

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Patriot teams win boys and girls State track championships

Patriot teams win boys and girls State track championships

Madison Landon, News Editor

On Friday, May 26, LHS varsity track athletes began a memorable weekend at the State track meet. The first day of the weekend-long meet was held in Brandon, SD, while the second day moved to Howard Woo...

May 30, 2017No Comments

The last moments of the LHS football season

The last moments of the LHS football season

May 26, 2017No Comments

Sports Slideshow

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May 24, 2017No Comments

Sneaker Heat

Sneaker Heat

Oliver Lockwood-Powell, Staff Writer

In December of 1891, James Naismith created one of the world's most popular sports to date, the sport of basketball. Ever since the start, the trend during basketball has been to match jerseys with your...

May 24, 2017No Comments

Male athlete of the year: Gabe Peters

Male athlete of the year: Gabe Peters

May 24, 2017

LHS baseball comes to an end

LHS baseball comes to an end

May 24, 2017

LHS boys tennis team takes state for the fourth consecutive year

LHS boys tennis team takes state for the fourth consecutive year

May 23, 2017

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Tuesday, February 7

    Girls Basketball

    LHS 71 - WHS 53

  • Tuesday, February 7

    Boys Basketball

    LHS 57 - Watertown 51

  • Tuesday, January 31

    Boys Basketball

    LHS 52 - Brookings 61

  • Tuesday, January 31

    Girls Basketball

    LHS 52 - Brookings 49

  • Friday, January 27

    Girls Basketball

    LHS 55 - OG 51

Basically (I’m)perfect

Basically (I’m)perfect

Timothy Stolp, Journalism Student

The last time that she went to Starbucks they misspelled her name, again. Of course, she says nothing about it and moves on. But not before she snapchats her 75 streaks ab...

May 30, 2017

Lizette Wright, Editor-In-Chief

As I tore open the letter with a return address from the state penitentiary, resentment bubbled from deep within my stomach. The nausea became progressively more potent as...

May 26, 2017

Why I don’t take being called ‘pretty’ as a compliment

Why I don’t take being called ‘pretty’ as a compliment

Summer Ericson, Staff Writer

According to National Geographic, North Carolina University studied the dialogue of 12 Disney princess movies. 60 percent of the compliments given to the princesses were r...

May 26, 2017

Nostalgia, music and high school

Nostalgia, music and high school

Lizette Wright, Editor-In-Chief

High school is kind of like one of those songs that comes on and when it does, you pause and go “this is such a good song,” not because it’s your favorite or even becau...

May 25, 2017

Slow-walkers: Can you pick up the pace?

Slow-walkers: Can you pick up the pace?

May 25, 2017

#let’s talk about politics

#let’s talk about politics

May 25, 2017

Why cooking is not an easy activity…or my talent

Why cooking is not an easy activity…or my talent

May 24, 2017

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How to survive using social media

How to survive using social media

Lillian D., Journalism Student

Using the Internet is more than connecting to WiFi and getting to certain websites. There are certain rules that one must follow in order to make their internet usage succe...

May 30, 2017

Stop trashing the LHS bathrooms 2k17

Stop trashing the LHS bathrooms 2k17

Glory Yount, Staff Writer

There’s a few aspects of LHS that I, a graduating senior, will miss. I’ll miss my Ad Room family and our somewhat disorganized parties, the way the sweep teacher autom...

May 25, 2017

Where is Hillary now?

Where is Hillary now?

Katie Osmundson and Lauren Teller, Journalism Students

February 13- Hiding “lost” Blackberries at oversea pantsuit factory Clinton was seen fleeing a pantsuit factory in Benghazi, Libya. Clinton used funds from the Cli...

May 25, 2017

Why cooking is not an easy activity…or my talent

Why cooking is not an easy activity…or my talent

Riley Rasmussen, Staff Writer

For some, cooking is a talent. For others, cooking is a hobby. For me, cooking rings off all alarm bells. Cooking is an activity that most people are good at, however I am most...

May 24, 2017

5 totally historically accurate photographs

5 totally historically accurate photographs

May 24, 2017

I say I am, therefore I am

I say I am, therefore I am

May 24, 2017

Stirring the pot: Time to defy spoon gender norms

Stirring the pot: Time to defy spoon gender norms

May 22, 2017

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"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln
"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln