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More than just long, boring walls?

More than just long, boring walls?

Jannah Oroceo, LHS Freshman Connections Student
June 19, 2017
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As you walk into LHS, you’re probably expecting the movie-cliche first day. Long, endless, boring walls with a line of tall, intimidating blue lockers. Snarling teachers outside their doors with a perfect bun and a sharp pencil skirt. You in a heavy backpack, smaller than all your classmates ready...

What newcomers really think of LHS

What newcomers really think of LHS

By Kendall Houwman, LHS Freshman Connections Student
June 19, 2017
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When one first walks into LHS the blue lockers and smell of sweat and cookies flood your senses. Everything looks the same, but then again everything looks so different.   The new freshmen have an overwhelming surge of emotions when people ask about high school. Many newcomers take the sc...

Lincoln in the eyes of the freshmen

Lincoln in the eyes of the freshmen

Sophia Boyt, LHS Freshman Connections Student
June 19, 2017
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The dark atmosphere in the halls suffocate the chirpy mood of the students. The looming walls glare at young freshmen, their smooth surfaces a deceiving beige. This is LHS, or at least in the eyes of summer school connections.   It’s a late summer morning at LHS. Forty freshmen sit in class...

New school, new opinions- What future freshmen think

New school, new opinions- What future freshmen think

Ellie Munkvold, LHS Freshman Connections Student
June 19, 2017
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Incoming freshmen push open those smooth, metal front doors of the LHS building. The aroma of those fresh cookies greets them, bringing back hope to the dreaded first day. This will be the first step, both literally and figuratively of their high school careers.   LHS is a school well-known in South Dakota f...

School strikes fear in the hearts of students

School strikes fear in the hearts of students

Benton Keller, LHS Freshman Connections Student
June 19, 2017
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Walking up to the front doors, upcoming freshmen gain some confidence from the bright, patriotic building The lobby sparkling with sunshine, and shining trophies and awards sealed away behind glass. But walking into the hallways is a totally different story. “It looks like depression was born here,”...

Spanish Immersion entering LHS: A new class

Spanish Immersion entering LHS: A new class

Jenna Becker, Journalism Student
May 30, 2017
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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 ...

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 ...

Zere, Robinson and Peters to be 2017-2018 NHS Chapter Officers

Zere, Robinson and Peters to be 2017-2018 NHS Chapter Officers

Lucy Dekkenga, Editor-in-Chief
May 24, 2017
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As the end of the year nears, many clubs and student organizations are drawing to a close for the 2016-2017 year. However, they are also already preparing for next year. National Honor Society is doing this by accepting new members and electing new officers. Last night, 90 juniors and eight seniors wer...

Principal Fox to retire from LHS after 2016-2017 school year

Principal Fox to retire from LHS after 2016-2017 school year

Lucy Dekkenga, Editor-in-Chief
May 24, 2017
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The ultimate Lincoln Crazie will sadly be leaving LHS after the school year, principal Val Fox. Fox began her time at LHS as the assistant principal in 1999 and held this position for four years. She then transitioned to head principal. Holding a position at LHS through two centuries, three decades a...

Manchester Bomber suspect identified

Manchester Bomber suspect identified

Gage Gramlick, Staff writer
May 23, 2017
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Police name Salman Abedi as the terrorist responsible for yesterday’s bombing in Manchester, England. The bomb went off at popstar Ariana Grande’s concert. In total, there are 22 fatalities. Question as to whether or not this an act inspired by ISIS is still unclear. The terrorist group which ...

Grimm to be new LHS principal: From South Carolina to South Dakota

Grimm to be new LHS principal: From South Carolina to South Dakota

Lucy Dekkenga, Editor-in-Chief
May 23, 2017
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As the end of the year draws near, many preparations for changes are occurring. Seniors are preparing for their change in schools, juniors are preparing for the change in being the “big dogs” of the school (finally), underclassmen are preparing for their next year and what their change in schedu...

Patriot Views

Patriot Views

Ellie Lamberty, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
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Q: What was your favorite part of this school year? Freshman, Elliot Hackett- The football season Sophomore, Annika Jensen- Presidents bowl and tailgating was the most fun Junior, David FloresGrajeda- Pippin, the school musical, was the most fun. It was my first time ever playing the guitar i...

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