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Western Mall Light Show bringing joy back to the holidays

Western Mall Light Show bringing joy back to the holidays

Somer Luitjens, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

After a year off, the popular Christmas tradition is returning to the Western Mall. Many locals are excited to hear the news that the holidays are back on in Sioux Falls. Thousands of guests gather together as the center court area gets illuminated wi...

Novel in November

Novel in November

Lillian D., Staff Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

With the cool weather outside, Thanksgiving and the end of the year around the corner, November brings with it a challenge for many writers to complete a full length novel. Ever since Chris Baty attempted to write a novel in one month in 1999, the ...

New grade recovery strategy for freshmen at LHS

New grade recovery strategy for freshmen at LHS

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

November 16, 2017No Comments

High school can be a time for transition for everyone. For some, it is a time to grow up and take responsibility, and for others it is a time to spend with friends and participating in extracurricular activities. Either way, it can still be hard for e...

Minor schedule adjustment for students beginning next week

Minor schedule adjustment for students beginning next week

Lillian D., Staff Writer

November 9, 2017No Comments

New principals bring new changes, and this time the changes are so minimal no one would notice anything different. Normally, students have seven minutes of passing period, giving enough time to get from A-wing to E-wing. To inform students of what i...

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Vinatieri: Second place in all time scoring

Vinatieri: Second place in all time scoring

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017No Comments

South Dakota born, Indianapolis Colts kicker, Adam Vinatieri has moved into second place on the all time scoring list in the NFL. Two weeks ago, Vinatieri passed up retired kicker Gary Anderson on the all...

Pulisic: the new star of MLS

Pulisic: the new star of MLS

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

November 13, 2017No Comments

Throughout the history of soccer, most South American and European Men's teams have been known to produce young superstars. Whether it was Maradona, Messi or Ronaldo, it seems as if the U.S. Men's team...

Trouble overseas for middle Ball brother

Trouble overseas for middle Ball brother

Hunter Merkley, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017No Comments

Earlier this week, three UCLA basketball players were arrested in China for shoplifting. One of the players arrested was emerging basketball icon LiAngelo Ball. The incident happened only three days before...

How it stands: NFL standings

How it stands: NFL standings

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017No Comments

The NFL season is in full swing. Some teams have made their mark and are well on the way to the playoffs; others have not fared so well. Here is a link to the NFL standings and the cases for some of the t...

Game seven: not up to the hype

Game seven: not up to the hype

November 2, 2017

Road to Nike

Road to Nike

November 2, 2017

Getcha head in the game

Getcha head in the game

November 1, 2017

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Sports Scores Updates

  • 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

If help is not wanted, is it worth it to offer help?

If help is not wanted, is it worth it to offer help?

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

November 21, 2017

In first period on Monday, Nov. 20 peer tutors from multiple classes were asked to help in the learning center with the freshmen that were failing their classes. Upon goi...

Abby Allen, Journalism Student

November 20, 2017

As a student at a public or private school, have you ever had a teacher that didn’t know your name? A teacher that couldn’t help you with a subject you're struggling wit...

Hallway pet peeves

Hallway pet peeves

Genna Sheriff, Journalism Student

November 20, 2017

Everyone has something sets them off like a bomb. One act that makes their brain feel like it is going to explode into millions of pieces. For many students at LHS, that ...

Social media: Give it a break

Social media: Give it a break

Jenna Becker, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Today’s teens are constantly glued their screens. We snap, tweet, post, count our likes and then post some more. But these posts can have some nasty side effects. Ro...

F for eFFort: The failing freshman dilemma

F for eFFort: The failing freshman dilemma

November 15, 2017

Stay sneaky on Snapchat

Stay sneaky on Snapchat

November 15, 2017

What about Native American lives matter?

What about Native American lives matter?

November 14, 2017

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On the hinge: A locker-less love

On the hinge: A locker-less love

Gage Gramlick, Editor-in-chief

October 25, 2017

A recent study conducted by The Statesman reveals that nobody uses their locker. No, like seriously, not one person has ever used their locker.   This is unfort...

Survival guide to parent-teacher conferences

Survival guide to parent-teacher conferences

Timothy Stolp, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

First quarter and third quarter mark another round of terrifying moments for most students: Parent-teacher conferences. The misnomered event, which should be parent-teacher-student co...

How to survive using social media

How to survive using social media

Lillian D., Journalism Student

May 30, 2017

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...

Stop trashing the LHS bathrooms 2k17

Stop trashing the LHS bathrooms 2k17

Glory Yount, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

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...

Where is Hillary now?

Where is Hillary now?

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

5 totally historically accurate photographs

5 totally historically accurate photographs

May 24, 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