Lincoln High School Statesman

The perfectly governed summer

The perfectly governed summer

Alexis Miller, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

LHS is vastly known for its prestigious accomplishments. Some of which [but not limited to] include an accomplished AP program, a recognizable amount of students that excel academically, an incredible amount of clubs/chapters, astounding music curriculums and skilled sports teams. To top it off this summe...

The effects of the vaping epidemic reach South Dakota

The effects of the vaping epidemic reach South Dakota

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

Over the past week, the South Dakota Department of Health has confirmed two cases of vaping-related illnesses among South Dakota citizens. The two confirmed cases were of a 20-year-old and a 24-year-old who contracted respiratory illness from vaping. With these being the first two incidents reported...

Damage from Tuesday’s tornadoes (Gallery)

Damage from Tuesday’s tornadoes (Gallery)

Genna Sheriff, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2019

In the late hours of Tuesday night, three tornadoes touched down in Sioux Falls leaving businesses and homes ripped apart.

Russian sleep experiment

Russian sleep experiment

Elizabeth Dumansky, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

We grow up learning that sleep is a necessity. Frequent naps and set bedtimes as a child were resisted, but never questioned. With something so routine programmed into our minds, we rest our heads every night without a second thought. What would happen to the human body if it were deprived of this “...

An update on the Amazon

An update on the Amazon

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2019

The Amazon Rainforest fires have been a pressing topic on all news outlets for the last three weeks as they continue to burn through one of the biological epicenters on Earth, containing at least 10% of the planet’s biodiversity. As the fires remain prominent and dangerous, here is a look at some of the c...

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...