Lincoln High School Statesman

SALSA: to serve or to eat?

March 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Satire

How Ben makes bank

How Ben makes bank

Anna Langseth, Journalism Student

March 22, 2019


Filed under Features

In the fall of 2017, a young entrepreneur was born. Now, he is a successful buyer and reseller of the famed Supreme clothing brand. LHS junior Ben Snyder is a classic example of a “hypebeast.” He is always seen in the latest and hottest brands, even some that most people are not aware of. He is...

Former LHS students show off their talent in their second art show

Former LHS students show off their talent in their second art show

Xander Donahue, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features

Former LHS students Adam Beilke and Sam Babcock have expanded their horizons and proved themselves as great aspiring artists. Both Beilke and Babcock had their second conjoined art show last Friday at the Studio for Visual Materials in Downtown Sioux Falls. The free interactive experience showed off th...

Salsa the club

Salsa the club

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features

SALSA at LHS stands for Serve and Learn Student Association, an organization that sets up volunteering hours for students and keeps track of their hours throughout all of high-school. Volunteering not only helps LHS students get involved in the community and school but if you are wanting to go to col...

From project to premiere: “Changing Fate”

From project to premiere: “Changing Fate”

Yairis Alvarado, News Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Features

“This was a school project that we just went above and beyond for,” said Makenzie Kortus, a freshman, who with her friend, freshman Hal Lam, produced and released a 58-minute film. “Changing Fate,” an animated movie, leads into an ancient Britannica setting. Explained by the animator, freshma...

Student Council members: follow up

Student Council members: follow up

Caleb Miller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features

On Feb. 21, 12 members were elected into leadership positions on the LHS Student Council. After the election, the Statesman called back the newly elected leaders to seek their opinions on the LHS issues of today. The five freshmen, three sophomores and three juniors were called to stand on a central ...

‘Optima magistra:’ LHS teacher named SFSD teacher of the year

‘Optima magistra:’ LHS teacher named SFSD teacher of the year

Gage Gramlick, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features

“My first thought was happiness,” said Lynn Thomason, the new 2019 Dr. John Harris W. Teacher of the Year. This annual prize of $4,000 is given to a full time teacher in the Sioux Falls School District (SFSD) who “differentiates instruction based on student needs, designs engaging lessons to improv...

Come on down! Let’s visit Flavortown!

Come on down! Let’s visit Flavortown!

Jared Rundell, Journalism Student

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features

Have you ever wanted to have your tastebuds rocked while listening to music? LHS senior Nolan Schneider and friend Dan Kelly are able to make that happen. Schneider has an eye for the arts and visits multiple mediums. Painting, drawing, music, sculpting. He participates in all of those activities...

Osmundson is exemplary at Extemp.

Osmundson is exemplary at Extemp.

Genna Sheriff, Feature Editor

March 7, 2019


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LHS in not just taking home state titles in sports. Senior Katie Osmundson has been competing on the LHS debate team in domestic extemporaneous speaking (domestic extemp.) since she was a sophomore in high school. Domestic extemp. is a speech event in debate where competitors randomly select three qu...

Hey LHS, can we go thrift shopping?

Hey LHS, can we go thrift shopping?

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Features

Recently, thrifting has gained a lot of popularity because of its low pricing, eco-friendliness and opportunity to find unique clothing items. Three Students at LHS; Rivers Clark, Somer Anderson and Owen Monahan, have recently started their own small clothing "businesses" on Instagram based around thrifting.

Augustana planning the annual “Augiethon” for Children’s Miracle Network

Augustana planning the annual “Augiethon” for Children’s Miracle Network

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Features

If you are looking for an outlet to show off your newest dance moves or give back to the community, then the Augiethon is the perfect event for you to sign up for. The Augiethon is a dance marathon with the mission of making a difference in the lives of kids and family members who benefit from th...

A definite design: Taggatz & art

A definite design: Taggatz & art

Taylor Ericson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features

Art: a noun meaning to express or apply human creative skill and application, typically in a visual form. For the majority of students at LHS, creating visual art is not something that is pursued as a hobby because of the immense talent that it requires, but rather a task that students complete sole...