Lincoln High School Statesman

Project Warm-Up providing the warmth

Project Warm-Up providing the warmth

Nicole Schmitz, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

It’s that time of year again. You want nothing more but to wrap yourself up in a blanket and cuddle up to the fireplace to keep warm. However, there are members of the community that do not have something as small as a blanket to do so.  Project Warm-Up, which was founded in 2006, is an event held eve...

LHS DECA Rakes the Town

LHS DECA Rakes the Town

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2019

In the advancing chill of Autumn, harsh winds beat brilliant colors down from tree branches and scatter them across browning lawns. And as most homeowners step outside, rakes in hand, to clear their own lawns, Workers on Wheels offers an alternative for those unfit to work themselves. On Oct. 25 ...

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Timothy Stolp, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2019

Previously published in 2019 September Issue What do you know about Ben Reifel and Thomas Jefferson? It is a question as old as time; Shakespeare doted on it in one of his most famous lines, from Romeo and Juliet, and here’s the secret: The power of a name depends on how much you give it. Las...

Statesman is named superior newspaper

Statesman is named superior newspaper

Kathryn Sweeter, Feature Editor

October 25, 2019

This week, the LHS Statesman staff members jumped on a bus and traveled to Vermillion, SD for a journalism convention at USD, where they were recognized with the award of superior state newspaper. At the event, journalism students and advisors participated in mini seminars, an award ceremony and an open p...

Bidding for breast cancer awareness

Bidding for breast cancer awareness

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2019

As pink ribbons sweep across the world in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the LHS Student Council is providing its own answer to the annual campaign: a jersey bidding, from which the proceeds will be donated to the Avera Cancer Institute in Sioux Falls to breast cancer awareness. From Monda...

Don’t stress the test

Don’t stress the test

Carly Wheeler, Perspectives Editor

October 18, 2019

As I sit with my laptop open to the beloved ACT.org, the daunting mile-long college interest questionnaire and the $52 fee stare right at me— for the second time, mind you. I made the decision that I would retake the test simply because it was an available option for my family, and because, I’ll a...

An overview of a new CreW

An overview of a new CreW

Jazlyn White, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Creative writing is a sector of English classes that many dread. The thought of creating a world and characters from scratch has terrified hundreds of LHS students since the school’s opening. But however difficult the task of writing may be, the members of LHS’ newest club embrace it. Created by ...

More than a job

More than a job

Kate McCartney, Journalism Student

October 17, 2019

It is not a secret world geography teacher, Regan Meyer, is a favorite among LHS students. What makes her so unique is that she sees her job as a vocation rather than an obligation.  After being a cook for almost a decade, Meyer decided she wanted a change of pace. It is currently her second year o...

Murphy Mentors to the rescue

Murphy Mentors to the rescue

Abbie DeKramer, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Within the last month, LHS has added a new opportunity for students to make connections and reach their full potential. Murphy Mentors aims to create a safe environment for students to create new relationships and receive guidance from those who have gone through the same tribulations in their early ...

Why you should care about the Helpline Center

Why you should care about the Helpline Center

Molly Wetsch, News Editor

October 1, 2019

Every year, LHS students are given a presentation from the Helpline Center and their Text4Hope program. The presentation never seems to be taken seriously and is sometimes mocked around the school. However, the Helpline has actually proved itself as a valuable resource for the community, saving lives...

Washington Pavilion welcomes LHS violinist

Washington Pavilion welcomes LHS violinist

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2019

LHS Junior Elizabeth Jerstad is certainly an impressive violinist. She first picked up the violin at the age of three and has not looked back since. From music camps to playing in Carnegie Hall, Jerstad has made some formidable accomplishments in her musical career. And now, she is taking on the Washi...

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...