Lincoln High School Statesman

LHS library makes additions to its Spanish literature collection

LHS library makes additions to its Spanish literature collection

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

June 9, 2019

As the Spanish Immersion program in Sioux Falls continues to grow, LHS’ library plans to equally expand the amount of Spanish literature it supplies to students. LHS is the only high school that currently houses the Spanish Immersion program. When the first small class of Spanish Immersion students arri...

LHS introduces the new Captain’s Council

LHS introduces the new Captain’s Council

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

“The happiest people I know are those who help others,” said LHS athletic director Joey Struwe. Struwe has recently selected a lineup of “captains,” students who have been selected by heads of their individual activities to represent and collaborate with others regarding student leadership....

Mike Rounds makes rounds at LHS

Mike Rounds makes rounds at LHS

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2019

Friday, April 26 - students pack into LHS’ little theater, awaiting the arrival of and subsequent Q&A with SD Senator Mike Rounds. After giving a LHS senior Jack Elliott a commendation for his commitment to join the navy after graduation, Rounds gave a brief speech and opened the floor for ...

‘Never bite the hand that fed you’

‘Never bite the hand that fed you’

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

James Charles scandal update: Many have seen #JamesCharlesIsCancelled all over social media over this past weekend. Over three million people have unsubscribed from the beauty influencer James Charles’ YouTube page since because of his feud with fellow beauty blogger Tati Westbrook. Charles saw his...

Instagram experimenting with hiding likes and followers

Instagram experimenting with hiding likes and followers

Lauren Bickett, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Instagram, an app we all use it at all times of the day. Most of us would not admit to being addicted to it, but we are. It’s not clear what gets us so obsessive about the social media platform, but maybe it’s the pure adrenaline rush that goes through as we receive the first 100 likes or reach a ...

Avera’s race against cancer: an opportunity to care

Avera’s race against cancer: an opportunity to care

Caleb Miller, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

You could drive the 750 mile long I-29, travel 383 miles across South Dakota or even workout along the 19 mile bike trails, but who knew that running 10 miles could make the impact of a lifetime? On Saturday May 11, 2019, people of all ages will have the opportunity to come together to make a diffe...

Trump uses executive privilege over the Mueller report

Trump uses executive privilege over the Mueller report

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

May 9, 2019

Yesterday, President Trump used his executive privilege to block the House Judiciary Committee from obtaining the full, unredacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. In response to President Trump’s use of the principle of executive priv...

Sioux leaders ban Noem from Pine Ridge Reservation

Sioux leaders ban Noem from Pine Ridge Reservation

Slater Dixon, Perspectives Editor

May 7, 2019

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem has been banned from the Oglala Sioux Reservation due to her support of two bills that would allow the state to sue promoters of “riot boosting.” The Sioux argue that the bills, which were created as a reaction to the Keystone XL pipeline protests, would limit the right...

Mr. LHS 2019

Mr. LHS 2019

Riley Rasmussen, Photographer

May 3, 2019

South Dakota gov. mandates that “In God We Trust” be displayed in public schools

South Dakota gov. mandates that “In God We Trust” be displayed in public schools

Slater Dixon, Perspectives Editor

April 30, 2019

A bill signed in late March by Governor Kristi Noem requires schools to prominently display the national motto “In God We Trust” in all South Dakota public schools. “The display may take the form of a mounted plaque, student artwork, or any other appropriate form as determined by the school...

Another attack in San Diego

Another attack in San Diego

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Last Saturday, April 27, the Poway synagogue in San Diego was attacked. The suburb hit by this attack was Poway, a quiet shaded community where neighbors lived in peace and went to church services at the synagogue on Sundays. A gunman stormed into the synagogue yelling anti-semitic slurs and opene...

LHS goes viral

LHS goes viral

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

Before the four-day break for Easter weekend, the LHS track and field team headed to Fargo, ND without a clue in their minds that their trip would create a viral video viewed by millions of people worldwide. The meet produced a large amount of LHS winners in a variety of different events, but no...