Lincoln High School Statesman

JAM Arts + Supplies: a creative reuse center

JAM Arts + Supplies: a creative reuse center

Cathleen Weng, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Features

A hubbub of miscellaneous collections of various art supplies, JAM Art + Supplies is a nonprofit creative reuse center that sells cheap art supplies to local Sioux Falls artists. Located on the corner of 6th Street and Phillips Avenue, specifically 401 N Phillips Avenue, JAM was dreamed up by ...

Where is LHS going?

Where is LHS going?

Jack Fehrs, Feature Editor

May 17, 2018


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Waves crash onto the beach and the sun beams down, while you and your friends make memories. Although a lot of high school students travel during the summer, seniors typically put a heavier emphasis on experiencing new places. Senior Gavin LeMeir is one such senior who is looking to spend as much...

Sweet treats and serenading tunes

Sweet treats and serenading tunes

Ellie Lamberty, Meet the Varsity editor and Staff writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Features

Some might say a combination of delicious desserts and tasty voices is the best way to spend a Thursday night.  LHS has always been the school known for their impressive fine arts programs, the LHS choir included. They recently went on a trip to Charleston, SC, and everywhere they went they were a...

Champion wins championship

Champion wins championship

Jenna Becker, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Features

Champion Legacy, a Sioux Falls based dance studio, has made history once again by winning numerous awards at the Dance Worlds Competition. Dance Worlds, a three day competition held in Orlando, FL, and is considered by many to be the Olympics of dance. Being just as difficult as the Olympics, it ...

YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED

YOU WILL NOT BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Last month, I took it upon myself to write a needed story on the icon, Indy Blue. On April 29, my forever dreams came true. If we flashback to my last story on Indy Blue, you would notice my disclaimer, specifically stating, “If this gets posted on Indy Blue’s Instagram story about how some crazy fan girl ...

Make the Big Sioux River swimmable

Make the Big Sioux River swimmable

Cathleen Weng, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


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There was a time when the people of SD could take a leisurely swim in the Big Sioux River, knowing that the water was safe, swimmable and clean. Due to erosion, pollution and runoff, this is no longer the case. The Big Sioux River, which was designated by the Department of Environment and Natural Reso...

Parlour Ice Cream House opens downtown

Parlour Ice Cream House opens downtown

Molly Faris, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

The anticipation is finally over. After many years of downtown Sioux Falls not having an ice cream shop, Parlour Ice Cream House opened their doors on May 3, ending the downtown ice cream dry spell. Parlour Ice Cream House is a new joint downtown, located on the first floor of Washington Square,...

World Champion at LHS

Molly Faris, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Features

The feeling of being a world champion is something not many people get to experience. It is a once in a lifetime accomplishment LHS junior, Brooke O’Connor, achieved at the 2018 Dance Worlds. O’Connor received not one, but two gold medals. O’Connor has been dancing for Champion Legacy for ...

LHS prom of ‘79: a night to remember

LHS prom of ‘79: a night to remember

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Prom, for most, is a time to get dressed up, go out to eat and then dance the night away. It is a night to relax and let loose. But for LHS prom goers in 1979, this was a dance that would go down in history. In 1979, LHS was the first high school in the U.S. to have a gay couple attend its prom. Th...

DECA: revolutionizing the meaning of leadership

DECA: revolutionizing the meaning of leadership

Hannah Hansen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2018


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Among the variety of extracurricular activities and clubs supported through LHS, one particular club emphasizes the preparation for life after high school while breeding leadership, team and networking skills. DECA is one of a kind; its inducement of personal growth and problem solving strategies comb...

A summer job: a do or a don’t?

A summer job: a do or a don’t?

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Features

As the end of the school year is around the corner, students are starting to discuss their summer plans. Some have already committed to a job, while others are wondering if they should work this summer. When one thinks of the summertime, they may think of swimming in the pool and hanging out with friends wh...

Forever 21 coming to Sioux Falls

Forever 21 coming to Sioux Falls

Taylor Ericson, Staff writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features

The Empire Mall is soon to have a new addition: Forever 21. This popular store has over 600 locations around the world but this is the first in South Dakota. The announcement of the new location has excited many teens throughout Sioux Falls because of the stylish and affordable clothing that Forever 21 has to...