"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

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Patrick and Feeding South Dakota extend Backpack Program into summer

Patrick and Feeding South Dakota extend Backpack Program into summer

Megan Landon, Sports Editor
June 1, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Each and every school year, Feeding South Dakota runs a program within the Sioux Falls School District where students who are underprivileged or do not get the proper nutrition over the weekends can receive a backpack full of food to sustain them a couple of days until they can be back in school. Du...

Spanish Immersion entering LHS: A new class

Spanish Immersion entering LHS: A new class

Jenna Becker, Journalism Student
May 30, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

A new school year comes with a list of new beginnings for LHS. New teachers, a new principal and a new group of special students entering the halls. The class of 2021 is slightly different from those of the past. Not only is it one of the biggest classes yet, it is home to the first freshman year ...

Miss Amazing Pageant aims to celebrate women and girls with disabilities

Miss Amazing Pageant aims to celebrate women and girls with disabilities

Lizette Wright, Editor-In-Chief
May 26, 2017
Filed under Features

This year, South Dakota’s third annual Miss Amazing Pageant took place. Even so, Miss Amazing Program’s uplifting narrative of encouragement and empowerment started 10 years ago, but more recently involves LHS alumni, current special education teacher and current Miss Amazing director, Becca Worden....

It’s a spaceship, it’s Noah’s ark, it’s Apple Park

It’s a spaceship, it’s Noah’s ark, it’s Apple Park

Tanner Hauck, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
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Apple is undoubtedly one of the biggest tech companies in the U.S. if not the world. With 115,000 employees, it can be hard to squeeze into a singular office space much less work efficiently in said space. Apple’s solution to this problem is their new Apple Park, located in Cupertino, California, set ...

South Dakota’s next top model struts down the hallways

South Dakota’s next top model struts down the hallways

Summer Ericson, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

High school is typically a time spent doing average activities. Such as homework, minimum wage paying jobs and casual weekends spent with friends. But Ashley Healy, LHS senior, has experiences and places stamped on her passport that is completely contradictory from "average." Healy has traveled around the world doing a...

Wasting time, yet stopping crimes

Wasting time, yet stopping crimes

May 25, 2017
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Serving as resource officers at LHS for the past four years, Jason Larsen and Bob Draeger have turned their separate personalities into a strong working relationship while keeping students safe. They proudly refer to their friendship as a “bromance” while citing the differences that keep life interesting...

A+ Choudhry Brother Duo

A+ Choudhry Brother Duo

Emily Whitney, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
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Most family dinner table discussions revolve around school happenings, current events or plans for the upcoming weekend. At the Choudhry household, they might be more likely to hear debate over the theory of relativity. This is because LHS students Arjun and Akshay Choudhry have set a high standard...

Patriot Views

Patriot Views

Oliver Lockwood-Powell, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
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Q: What are your summer plans and how are you going to enjoy your time off of school?   Senior Braydon Ibis: “I will be preparing for college coming up soon. I am going to go on a vacation. I will referee some soccer and I will have fun doing it. Along with having fun chilling in the su...

Blind date

Blind date

Anna Brecht, Entertainment Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Being dragged into a blind double date is not necessarily my idea of fun. It is also not something that I would normally do, so being called upon for this interesting task with my best friend and other Statesman writer, Sydney Rosinsky, caused me to take several steps outside of my comfort zone. I wanted to keep putti...

How to reach impeachment

How to reach impeachment

Emily Whitney, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
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Impeachment occurs when the Constitution permits Congress to remove a president before their term is up. The Constitution specifies in Article II, Section 4 that “the President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Convict...

E-Wing electives

E-Wing electives

Julia Breukelman, Feature Editor
May 24, 2017
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Webpage Design A class that is just as hands on as an art class, Wood Tech or Welding is a virtual course known as Web Page Design. The course triggers the left side of the brain like most electives do for only a semester. Despite it being a computer class, it allows students to be creative. We...

The Beatles broke up in 1970… or did they?

The Beatles broke up in 1970… or did they?

Glory Yount, Staff Writer
May 24, 2017
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A man that goes by the pseudonym James Richards claims that on Sept. 9, 2009 he was taking a scenic drive through Del Puerto Canyon, just west of Turlock, CA. Richards allegedly tripped over a rabbit hole after pulling over to let his dog go to the bathroom and knocked himself unconscious. He woke u...

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