Lincoln High School Statesman

Top students make their way to Boys and Girls State

Top students make their way to Boys and Girls State

Kate Fehrs, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Features

Missing the last week of school requires a lot of planning and catching up, and that is exactly what the students that participated in Boys and Girls State have to do. Coming back to school to take semester tests is not the ideal start of summer students want. There were quite a few students that tu...

A day without: LHS teacher edition

A day without: LHS teacher edition

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Features

In the recent weeks, LHS students have elected several teachers to participate in ‘a day without.’ This means that the faculty had to choose to go a day without something of their choosing. After spending 24 hours time, LHS teachers reflect on their day.   Mrs. Mager- 24 hours without a phone “I...

How to survive sophomore year

How to survive sophomore year

Caelyn Taylor, Journalism Student

May 30, 2018


Filed under Features

For the freshman that barely got by their first year, which is evidently most of you; it gets easier. This does not mean you can get by with the bare minimum, but in most student’s belief, the workload is far less your sophomore year. “This year has been easier for me because you know what to exp...

May Issue of Statesman

May Issue of Statesman

May 29, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Entertainment, Features, News, Satire, Sports

The Statesman has created a May issue that will only be available online. Here is the link to view it:            

Why summer time is the best time of the year

Why summer time is the best time of the year

Danielle Koang, Journalism Student

May 29, 2018


Filed under Features

It is almost that time of the year, folks. Summer break. The few short months of suns out buns out and freedom from the imprisonment of school. Who does not love summer break? The long hours of lying under the blazing sun for a good tan, while slowly cooking like some kind of rotisserie chicken. Or ...

A match made in heaven

A match made in heaven

Jenna Becker, Staff Writer

May 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

LHS’s chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed more than just new student members in the 2018 school year, they also introduced a new adviser: Shawn Bogart. After many years of service, former adviser Sue Bull decided to switch her focus to lead English NHS. This opened the door for othe...

Olson amazes others with unique sports skills

Olson amazes others with unique sports skills

Emily Shank, Journalism Student

May 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Reading through the paper, the same sports and athletes seem to be covered yet there are many athletes with unique talents that are overlooked. They are often underrated and do not get enough appreciation. They are not stereotypical, they do not want to become a societal robot. These students have hopp...

Muppet obsessed man spilled the beans on his love for the muppets

Muppet obsessed man spilled the beans on his love for the muppets

Cameron Rhode, Journalism Student

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features

KELOLAND journalist, Dan Santella, is a muppet fanatic. He has loved the muppets from a young age and ever since he still adores them. The Muppets is a kid tv/movie franchise that made family-friendly shows with puppets including, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, The Swedish Chef, Bea...

Laughing at our overwhelming defeats: AP testing

Ellie Lamberty, Meet the Varsity

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Satire

The two weeks of AP testing just recently rolled around starting May 7 and ending May 18. Along with testing stress and tears, many memes followed suit. Some worked extremely hard in hopes of getting a five, while others strolled in at 7:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. and accepted their inevitable defeat. I ...

Going out in style

Going out in style

Nicole Schmitz, Journalism Student

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features

As the 2018 school year is coming to an end, the students of LHS are going out in style. The action packed homegoing week includes a week of dressing up in different outfits and a patriot pride assembly. “It gives students the opportunity to express themselves before school ends,” said LHS junior...

Best and worst of LHS

Best and worst of LHS

Annika Joyce, Journalism Student

May 24, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Features

As the school year is coming to an end, the truth of what is best and worst at LHS comes out. Most high schools are not absolutely perfect, but sophomore Slater Dixon and freshman Sophia Boyt have opposite opinions from each other about LHS. So we are left with a couple question, what makes LHS so gr...

JAM Arts + Supplies: a creative reuse center

JAM Arts + Supplies: a creative reuse center

Cathleen Weng, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Features

A hubbub of miscellaneous collections of various art supplies, JAM Art + Supplies is a nonprofit creative reuse center that sells cheap art supplies to local Sioux Falls artists. Located on the corner of 6th Street and Phillips Avenue, specifically 401 N Phillips Avenue, JAM was dreamed up by ...