Lincoln High School Statesman

The final Sioux Falls School District high school boundaries decided on by the Boundary Task Force.

LHS open enrollment was more closed than open this year

Emma Forster, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

Most students at LHS did not spare a thought at the opening of Jefferson High School in the 2021-22 school year. That is, until it forced many current students to leave LHS.  Almost everyone can name...

Student Council candidates hung up their posters last week, and these posters will stay up until the WIN time elections on Friday, Feb. 12.

Student Council: methods of modification

Daniel Bethke, Perspectives Editor February 9, 2021

If you have walked the halls of LHS within the past few days, you have surely noticed the myriad new posters for the Student Council. Dotting the prominent areas of the school, these posters call to...

The GameStop stock grew exponentially after a Reddit group decided to ruin investors' short sales.

What’s going on with the GameStop stock?

Caleb Hiatt, Sports Editor February 8, 2021

Over the course of the last couple of weeks, there has been a lot of talk about the stock market. Internet comment sections have been flooded with comments like “GME to the moon!” This is all because...

President Joe Biden's dogs, Champ and Major, are officially living in the White House.

The new first dogs

Avery Blackman, Perspectives Editor January 27, 2021

Throughout the last four years, the U.S. has endured a monumental tragedy: there were no dogs living in the mansion at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Former President Donald Trump and his family did not have...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 13: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) signs an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump for incitement of insurrection, following Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to use the 25th amendment to remove him from office for his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol last week. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)

Trump’s impeachment

Abbie DeKramer, News Editor January 21, 2021

At the beginning of the 2020 year, nationwide chaos sparked when the President of the United States was lawfully impeached on Jan. 16. With the global spotlight on the United States and the new year beginning,...

Both Brandon Valley and LHS came together to play this game in honor of these two coaches.
Photo Credits: Vector Stock

Fighting together

Gage Gohl, Sports Editor January 11, 2021

On Tuesday, Dec. 22, the  LHS boy’s basketball team hosted the number one ranked team, Brandon Valley. Despite the competitiveness between these two schools in all of their athletics over the years,...

After going through clinical trials, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was determined to be 95% effective against COVID-19

What we know about the COVID-19 vaccine

Paige Gordon, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

After nearly 10 months of research and trials, the American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has developed a potential vaccine to protect against COVID-19, making it the fastest created vaccine in history....

Sanford CEO resigns under scrutiny

Alexis Miller, Feature Editor December 10, 2020

COVID-19 has created a turbulent workplace for many Sanford employees, including the CEO. In charge of overseeing much of the company itself, while in turn, being a key face for Sanford, it is a challenging...

Sanford appoints new CEO following Krabbenhoft’s resignation

Alexis Miller, Feature Editor December 10, 2020

Despite their praises of Krabbenhoft, the separation between Sanford and Krabbenhoft was inevitable. After searching for a new CEO, Sanford landed upon Bill Gassen, who will be taking over Krabbenhoft’s...

One of the many 'Sanford' signs that can be seen displayed throughout the city of Sioux Falls.

When one door closes, another opens; a look into Sanford CEO’s resignation

Alexis Miller, Feature Editor December 7, 2020

As the the world is thrust into a new age in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine, one Sioux Falls health company has faced its own set of challenges.

The CDC recommends that families gather virtually this Thanksgiving to lower the risk of spreading COVID-19.

Thanksgiving and COVID-19

Avery Blackman, Entertainment Editor November 12, 2020

With Thanksgiving being just two weeks away, the issue arises of how people can celebrate the holidays while reducing the potential spread of COVID-19 to keep their friends, family and communities safe....

The upper E wing hallways were decorated with red, white and blue to celebrate Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020.

LHS social studies department celebrates election day activities with help of grant

Daniel Bethke, Perspectives Editor November 3, 2020

The LHS social studies department hosted a variety of festivities on Tuesday, Nov. 3, to celebrate Election Day and civic engagement. While the social studies department conducts Election Day parties...

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