Lincoln High School Statesman

Raveling takes on TikTok

Raveling takes on TikTok

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2020

When junior Tori Raveling first began to make TikToks a couple of months ago, there was no way she could have predicted what would happen. On Dec. 31, Raveling decided to follow a trend that had been floating around TikTok, in which people would utilize a sound with audio from the “Snow & H...

Benji Beats

Benji Beats

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Ben Snyder, an LHS senior, has been writing music since he was a young child. After releasing multiple songs that consist of all genres via SoundCloud and Apple music, he is releasing his latest album “It Was Getting Dark but We Weren’t There Yet,” on Dec. 20, 2019.  Snyder would write his own songs on the pian...

Period kit packing parties

Period kit packing parties

Jazlyn White, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Period poverty is defined as having a lack of access to menstrual sanitary supplies due to financial constraints. As many as one in five girls have missed school because they did not have access to the proper supplies, according to a survey conducted by Always. A group of LHS students hopes to minimi...

Pho Thai

Pho Thai

Abbie DeKramer, staff writer

December 18, 2019

Pho Thai is a new restaurant in Sioux Falls that aims to serve as the first authentic Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese restaurant in the downtown area. As I visited Pho Thai, I was accompanied by Rachel Overstreet and Corrin Gillespie. My first reaction to the location was inherently positive. I was greet...

Guess the Teacher

Guess the Teacher

Kathryn Sweeter, Feature Editor

December 16, 2019

As you walk through the hallways at LHS, you will see several familiar faces, many of those being teachers. But what did they look like when they were babies? Some teachers look very different from when they were babies, while others still have similar facial features. Try and match the teacher to th...

A Season of Giving

A Season of Giving

Nyah Thaemert, Entertainment Editor

December 16, 2019

Mhiretab Tsegaye, a freshman at LHS, was in a serious car accident in early Nov. In response to this tragic event, the LHS custodial crew have organized a “Pampered Chef Fundraiser Event.”  The Pampered Chef catalogs have great holiday gift ideas ranging from $5 to $100. A few items that the...

November Students of the Month

November Students of the Month

Slater Dixon, Perspectives editor

December 6, 2019

Tristan Halverson (9) What are you thankful for (besides the honor of being a Student of the Month)? “[I’m thankful for] my new house that [was] built last December." What is your favorite activity to do over Thanksgiving/Winter break? “Sleep in.” Emma Madeja (9)   W...

A quinceañera fit for a queen

A quinceañera fit for a queen

Carly Wheeler, Perspectives Editor

December 5, 2019

I think I speak for a lot of people when I say the day of my 15th birthday was not far off from any other ordinary day. Sure, there were the annual texts full of birthday wishes, a party with friends and of course the cake, but nothing in particular stood out above any other birthday celebration I ha...

Flying and healing: Native American dancers take center stage

Flying and healing: Native American dancers take center stage

Timothy Stolp, Editor in Chief

December 3, 2019

A colorful display of vibrance and tradition, the annual Native American Day Pow Wow held at the Multi-Cultural Center is just one of many events where two LHS students impress with their dancing skills. Halo St. Pierre, an LHS junior, and Ilea Joseph, an LHS sophomore, participate in dancing as a...

A different point of view

A different point of view

Chloe Houwman, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

From playing the violin and piano to journaling and poetry, there is nothing that gets in the way of LHS freshman Jaela Lammi. Lammi is able to do all of the things she wishes to do without something that one might take for granted: the ability to see.      Lammi has been bli...

From SD to Beijing: Howes makes ‘insta’nt connections

From SD to Beijing: Howes makes ‘insta’nt connections

Jazlyn White, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

While many LHS students have Instagram feeds of selfies from football games and the latest local concert, junior Charlie Howes’ profile sports snapshots of the U.S. embassy in Beijing and scenery from rural China.  Howes attended his first two years of high school at LHS, but this year has other exp...

Environmental Ingenuity Club flourishes after rebirth

Environmental Ingenuity Club flourishes after rebirth

Jazlyn White, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

As many students across the nation fight against climate change, one club at LHS goes above and beyond to better their community. The Environmental Ingenuity Club began about five years ago and, since then, it has been led by a variety of leaders. This year, the club has made a resurgence and is t...