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

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The business boom

The business boom

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

With the Sioux Falls population just over 200,000 people, there is new demand for new businesses. The Sioux Falls area is preparing to welcome multiple new businesses. Here are just a few:     PARLOUR Ice Cream House - Chef Chris Hanmer, the owner of CH Patisserie, is opening a modern ice cr...

Look good for ‘cuffing’ season

Look good for ‘cuffing’ season

Chloe Crissman, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase, Uncategorized

  Throw out your flip flops, invest in a sensible pair of boots and buckle up because I am about to give you a quick rundown on all of this year’s fall fashion. It’s official,  the fall color this year is red. Debuted at Fall Fashion Week, one could see anything from red Givenchy trenc...

Time has never existed and it never will

Time has never existed and it never will

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

October 19, 2017


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Since the beginning of time, people have accomplished amazing achievements. We have created the iPhone, modern day medicine and even nutella. Every major accomplishment that has been done has then been given a date and time at which it happened in history. But how do we know time even exists? We don...

Let’s focus on the future

Let’s focus on the future

Katie Osmundson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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Once you hit junior year (maybe even sooner if you are one of the unfortunate ones) the comments start: “Where are you going to college?” “What are you going to be when you grow up?” “You should go to (insert random university).” “I think that you would make a great (insert random profession)...

Are high schoolers too old to trick or treat?

Are high schoolers too old to trick or treat?

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat. Halloween is for everyone to enjoy, but how old is too old to trick or treat? With the holiday just around the corner, younger kids are looking forward to dressing up in costumes and receiving bags full of candy. However, what about th...

Formal dress shopping goes online

Formal dress shopping goes online

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

The winter formal season is just starting, and girls are starting to look into cute dresses. This year, most are looking to online sites to find their formal wear. In Sioux Falls, finding a dress is not as easy as it sounds, but online one has access to about every dress imaginable. “I lean on on...

I have to say it: Speech and debate are important

I have to say it: Speech and debate are important

Katie Osmundson, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Over 90 percent of the general population dislikes public speaking. They get butterflies, clammy hands and can’t sleep the night before the big presentation. Standing in front of a room full of people instills fear into their hearts. Yet every highschooler is forced to take a speech or debate class ...

“There’s an extra minute?”

“There’s an extra minute?”

Jenna Becker, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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Many students were upset over this year’s closed campus policy and left worrying how they would ever make it to class. Administration heard their cries and has officially added an extra minute to the passing periods.   Q: Did you know about the extra minute added to passing periods? How wi...

The true meaning of Homecoming

The true meaning of Homecoming

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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Walking the hallways of LHS, I have watched many students show their school spirit by dressing up in flashy, hilarious ensembles for each day´s theme. Sadly, I have passed many LHS students that are missing out on the opportunity to have some fun and show off their school spirit. By writing this ar...

It is 2017, and the scrunchie is back

It is 2017, and the scrunchie is back

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


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The last time the scrunchie was “in” was back in the 1980s, and now 37 years later, it is back. The times have been a changin’ as you may see this age’s teenagers sporting this new trendy hair accessory. “I decided to purchase some scrunchies because they are really comfortable to wear and they...

Do’s and Don’ts of Homecoming week: A heartfelt letter from an upperclassman

Do’s and Don’ts of Homecoming week: A heartfelt letter from an upperclassman

Chloe Crissman, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Dear LHS Students,   The royalty has been nominated, the themes have been decided and the inflatables have been ordered. It is time for homecoming week, Sept. 25-29. Here are some basic do’s and don’ts from a seasoned LHS junior: DO- Dress up and be creative Monday- Beach...

DACA: The things you cannot ignore

DACA: The things you cannot ignore

Cathleen Weng, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


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800,000 people are recipients of the protection of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). This is a bill that the Trump administration plans to terminate.   This end of this bill will affect 800,000 people, real life people that should have actual human rights that have been reduce...

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