Lincoln High School Statesman

The perfectly governed summer

The perfectly governed summer

Alexis Miller, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

LHS is vastly known for its prestigious accomplishments. Some of which [but not limited to] include an accomplished AP program, a recognizable amount of students that excel academically, an incredible amount of clubs/chapters, astounding music curriculums and skilled sports teams. To top it off this summe...

Meet the new LHS coaches

Meet the new LHS coaches

Easton Plourde, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Who is Murphy?

Who is Murphy?

Genna Sheriff, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2019

Each year everyone takes their fair share of guesses at who is under the Murphy suit. With the new costume this year, curiosity has been piqued. But Murphy is not just about the individual putting on the facade: It is about the spirit behind him and the legacy many others have left behind. “[Being ...

World language students travel the world

World language students travel the world

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2019

From Greece to Germany, LHS world language students took to the skies over the summer to visit and learn about dialect and culture all over Europe.  Although LHS is no stranger to travel, each trip is a uniquely engaging experience for the students who go and the teachers who chaperone them. German te...

Lucky Lincoln, lucky administration

Lucky Lincoln, lucky administration

Genna Sheriff, Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2019

This year, LHS welcomes not one, but three new administrators.  while this is a time of transition, many are looking forward to what is to come. Dr. Laura Raeder is the new principal, with Mitch Lynch and Kari Papke taking on the assistant principal roles.  “I have no doubt that [LHS] will...

LHS without bear club is unBEARable

LHS without bear club is unBEARable

Kat Steffen, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

During my three long years at LHS there has always been one announcement that has left me baffled: Robert Grimm’s ambiguous statement about Bear Club. The only thing I could figure out about Bear Club is that , it seemed to be a club with only one rule. Do not talk about Bear Club. After my extensi...

Horror of the ash borer: the sequel

Horror of the ash borer: the sequel

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

May 21, 2019

The city of Sioux Falls has officially begun its ash tree removal process, much to the dismay of many citizens, especially citizens in heavily forested urban areas. For neighborhoods like the McKennan Park area, the trees are partially what makes the neighborhood so special and unique. As such, ...

LHS student council recognized for excellence

LHS student council recognized for excellence

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

May 21, 2019

LHS has a rich history of excellent performances in areas such as sports, theatre, band, etc., but another group that has recently been awarded for their excellence is the LHS student council. The LHS student council is a student government group that meets every other week in the morning and has an...

Champion Legacy leaves a lasting legacy on the Dance World

Champion Legacy leaves a lasting legacy on the Dance World

Genna Sheriff, Feature Editor

May 10, 2019

Senior Brooke O’Connor was wrapping up her final dance season when her studio received multiple bids to attend the 2019 Dance Worlds competition in Orlando, FL. In order for a team to attend the Worlds competition, they must first receive a bid at another competition. The bid will either be an ...

Just in time for summer vacation: students show their teacher appreciation

Just in time for summer vacation: students show their teacher appreciation

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

May 9, 2019

Every year in Sioux Falls, a week in May is dedicated to teacher appreciation. Throughout this week, students, parents and even some local businesses have shown teachers in the Sioux Falls area their appreciation by providing small gifts such as treats, discounts and even personal notes/letters. Tea...

Art and awareness: A look at ‘Emily’s Hope’ and the opioid epidemic

Art and awareness: A look at ‘Emily’s Hope’ and the opioid epidemic

Mara Fendrich, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Following the passing of Sioux Falls-born artist Emily Groth, her family has created an art exhibit entitled “Emily’s Hope: Paint the Skies,” now showing at the Washington Pavillion through June 2. The exhibit includes artwork from both Emily and her sister Abby, a senior at LHS, who has created ...