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Flatbush Cats saves the lost kittens of NYC

Kyla Clark, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

Through rescue, fostering and adoption Flatbush Cats is working to properly cut the feral cat population. According to the NationalGeographic, the Domestic Cat has been around for 4,000 years. However, the exact number could be 12,000 years as small cat skeletons have been found around the worl...

Tokyo 2020 pushed back to 2021

Tokyo 2020 pushed back to 2021

Carson Woods, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

   With many sporting events around the world being canceled or postponed, the move of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan to 2021 shouldn’t be a surprise. On Tuesday March 24 the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe and the International Olympic Committee President, Thomas Bach made an agreement to delay th...

News stories you might have missed

News stories you might have missed

Daniel Bethke, Perspectives Editor

March 30, 2020

For the past month, COVID-19 has dominated media coverage, leaving less for other major events. Here are some recent news stories that you might have missed: 1- On March 26, Attorney General William Barr officially indicted Nicolás Maduro, President of Venezuela, on accounts of drug trafficking, narco...

AP test format change

AP test format change

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

Gatherings of people in close proximity being deemed unsafe due to the global pandemic of COVID-19 has not only shut down schools across the country but has forced the College Board to make a decision on if or when AP tests are to take place. Due to these challenges, the College Board has moved AP test...

Noem announces state of emergency, closes schools

Noem announces state of emergency, closes schools

Slater Dixon, Perspectives editor

March 13, 2020

Governor Noem declared a state of emergency on Friday in light of the COVID-19 pandemic that has already infected nine South Dakota residents. She also recommended that schools across the state cancel classes, although that decision lies with local school districts.  The Sioux Falls School District started to...

NAIA school visits LHS RISE program

NAIA school visits LHS RISE program

Caleb Hiatt, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

On Tuesday, Mar. 10, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) men’s basketball team from College of the Ozarks came to LHS to play basketball and shoot around with students in the LHS RISE program. The Bobcats started the NAIA National Tournament on Wednesday of this week. The ...

The historic campaign of Michael “Gloomberg”

Kyla Clark, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Michael Bloomberg closes his infamously large self-funded campaign, showing what money cannot buy, adoration of the American people. Michael Bloomberg is an American politician and business person known for his company  Bloomberg L.P., and his run as mayor of New York City from 2002 to 2013. Accordin...

A celebration of women

A celebration of women

Avery Nelson, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

For many individuals throughout the world, March is just another month linking winter and spring together. For others, especially women, it is a time to celebrate their gender that is often looked down upon.  International Women’s History Month started out as a single day, occurring on March 8 throug...

The world is ending: what coronavirus means to LHS

The world is ending: what coronavirus means to LHS

Sara Croghan, Perspectives Editor

March 5, 2020

Flu season has hit a little harder this year, or should we call it corona season? The coronavirus (COVID-19) is impressively causing quite the ruckus, and not only in the medical field. The US Federal Reserve has slashed interest rates by half a percentage in response to coronavirus. Medical face masks are selling out at a rapid rate, desp...

Super Tuesday recap

Super Tuesday recap

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

March 5, 2020

After the polls closed late on Tuesday night, it was clear that former Vice President Joe Biden had re-established himself as the frontrunner in the Democratic race for president. During the night, Biden claimed 10 of the 14 states by pretty decisive margins with his biggest delegate wins coming from...

What to know about the recent homicides in Sioux Falls

What to know about the recent homicides in Sioux Falls

Chloe Hartje, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

In the past four months, Sioux Falls has been devastated by five homicides, yet police have only made one arrest. For Sioux Falls, it is rare to have an unsolved crime and investigators are dedicated to closing these cases.  The only suspect to have been charged is Amir Beaudion, who is responsible...

New schools means new boundaries for Sioux Falls students

New schools means new boundaries for Sioux Falls students

Jazlyn White, News Editor

March 3, 2020

With two new schools set to open for the 2021 fall semester, the Sioux Falls School District (SFSD) has to make some big decisions as to how the addition of the Ben Reifel Middle School and Jefferson High School districts will affect the current SFSD districts. “We understand that it’s a very emotiona...