Lincoln High School Statesman

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


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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


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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


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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 ...

Summers in Sioux Falls

Summers in Sioux Falls

Elizabeth Boysen, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


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With only a few weeks left of school, students are anxiously awaiting the first day of summer, when their only worry will be figuring out what to do in their three months of freedom. While Sioux Falls might seem boring, the summer months are full of different events and ways for people to spend time....

Henry’s Run: a 5k for child abuse prevention

Henry’s Run: a 5k for child abuse prevention

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019


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Henry's Run was cancelled due to snow. This article will be updated with any reschedules.   After abuse at the hands of his daycare provider, Henry suffered from Shaken Baby Syndrome, leaving him with severe hematomas, brain damage and loss of his eyesight. This incident prompted his moth...

JROTC and the theater raise money through Easter entertainment

JROTC and the theater raise money through Easter entertainment

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019


Filed under Features

Easter is right around the corner, which means that it is time for LHS students to get into the holiday spirit. Last weekend, some members of JROTC and the LHS theater department achieved this by performing and filling eggs for an Easter event in the SD National Guard Armory. On Sunday, April 7, ...

Merkley: Jumping past expectations

Merkley: Jumping past expectations

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Last Saturday at the Harrisburg Invite track and field meet, LHS junior Hunter Merkley broke one of LHS’ long-standing track and field records, as he broke the 35-year-old record for the long jump with a leap of 23 feet 0 inches. Merkley’s record-breaking jump surpassed former Patriot Bill Mattingly...

Spread the word to end the word

Spread the word to end the word

Genna Sheriff, Feature Editor

April 4, 2019


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On March 6, the national campaign Spread the Word to End the Word kicked off across the country. While most schools participated in the campaign on that day, LHS students took part a few weeks later. The LHS Best Buddies club celebrated this campaign on March 26 and 27. The club led the school in this...

Teachers go mad for March

Teachers go mad for March

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

March 29, 2019


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For millions of individuals living in the U.S., entering the month of March also means entering into a March Madness basketball bracket competition. For teachers at LHS, this March came with the opportunity of entering one of the first ever March Madness bracket competitions at LHS. The winner o...

Lip Sync Battle 2019

Lip Sync Battle 2019

Riley Rasmussen, Photographer

March 27, 2019


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SALSA: to serve or to eat?

March 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Satire