Lincoln High School Statesman

The book, “Echoes In A Hallway,” is a compilation of poems written by the LHS poetry club members. It consists of 17 unique poems written by the students and club adviser Pastrano. It even has a get-to-know the poets page and a couple of blank pages located in the back for the writing of your own.

A look into the upcoming LHS Poetry Slam

Laura Heckenlaible, Staff Writer January 12, 2022

Poetry is all around; people read and take in poetic phrases without even realizing it.  In the words of Benny Rojas, a senior and contestant in the LHS Poetry Slam, “Poetry isn’t just the rhyming...

A look at the inside of The Link Community Triage Center, where individuals can stay for up to eight weeks.

Finding the missing link: mental illness and addiction in Sioux Falls

Emma Forster, News Editor December 8, 2021

In the Sioux Falls metro area, 45,259 adults have a diagnosed mental illness and 21,615 have a substance use disorder, according to the 2018 Minnehaha County Community Triage Center Baseline Data Report. The...

I struggle to express myself through words, which is why I connect to music so much, said Simpson. When I play the guitar I can put myself out there and make my voice heard.

Jack Simpson: the story behind the King

Chloe Houwman, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2021

Picture this: you are sitting in the front row at LHS’s Homecoming game. Half-time has just started, and the marching band is approaching the field. Clad in blue and black, they begin their performance....

Transferring from schools can be hard but Ella Mohning-Roths found a way to overcome the adversity.

The reality of transferring

Bella Engebretson, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

Coming to a new school can be difficult for anyone, especially in the middle of your high school years. Ella Mohning-Roths, junior at LHS, recently transferred from BVHS at the beginning of the school...

A typical vegan dinner for Lily Raysby is rice, veggies and tofu.

A better understanding of veganism

Vanessa Timat, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

Many people have probably wondered what it is really like to live a vegan lifestyle. Knowing that foods in a regular diet would be prohibited from your palette could be quite tough, especially with basic...

Junior Ali Bainbridge has left a lasting impact on the running programs at LHS and the school as a whole.

Speed and so much more

Kate McCartney, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2021

In recent years, LHS has carried a winning tradition of accomplished cross country and track programs. A key part of their continued success is standout junior runner, Ali Bainbridge. Bainbridge transferred...

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LHS Scare Affair costumes

Vanessa Timat and Joy Bilal November 3, 2021

Here are some of the 2021 Scare Affair costumes.

Sweetcheeks is a frozen yogurt and ice cream shop that just opened on October 3, 2021.

Sweetcheeks’ sweet review

Claire Brown, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Frozen yogurt, ice cream and candy, what could possibly be a better combination to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth?  On Oct. 3, 2021, Sweetcheeks, a self-serve frozen yogurt and ice cream shop, opened...

The 2020 Best Buddies bake sale was one of the last events held by the club before COVID-19.

Best Buddies bounces back

Emma Forster, News Editor October 25, 2021

Everyone at LHS knows the 500 hallway in A-Wing houses the RISE Program, a learning course with curriculum designed for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. RISE is greatly beneficial...

Lydia Sarbacker is exhibiting the yoga pose Yogi Squat in the Statesman room.

Improving mind, body and soul at LHS

Baily Plourde, Entertainment Editor October 15, 2021

Whether you are an avid yogi or not, most people are familiar with yoga poses like “child’s pose” and “downward dog.” What most people are not aware of is the fact that these poses can drastically...

LHS color guard girls pose at Howard Wood Field ready for the Festival of the Bands competition this past Saturday.

Festival of the Bands recap

Allison Kolling, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

The Festival of Bands, which consists of about 30 marching bands performing and getting scored, took place this past weekend at Howard Wood Field. The four Sioux Falls public high schools and OGHS host...

I would love to be known for being kind and being there for everyone in the student body because everybody deserves to be seen and feel seen,” said Weinzetl.

Weinzetl takes the crown

Ella Grimm, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

The average LHS student or staff member could agree the crystal-clear genuineness of senior Marisa Weinzetl is what stands out the most. She authentically wants people to know that she is attentive to...

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