Lincoln High School Statesman

While it is important to celebrate our nation's successes, acknowledging its mistakes is what ensures a bright future.

Patriotism and past mistakes: why both are crucial for history education

Emma Forster, Staff Writer May 19, 2021

While politics and school are generally able to be kept separate, history education blurs the lines between education and political beliefs. This crossover is what makes the lack of bias in history instruction...

LHS speech teacher Katie Kroeze logged on to DL2: the course interface that students will use throughout the semester in dual enrollment speech.

Dual enrollment speech coming to LHS

Carly Wheeler, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2021

It is no secret that speech is one graduation credit dreaded by many high school students. Luckily for the LHS student body, a semester-long dual enrollment speech class is being introduced next school...

Video of a triangular shape UFO captured by the US Navy

Pentagon confirms the UFO sightings

Henry Haft, Satire Editor May 19, 2021

On July 15, 2019, a video was captured by a U.S.S. Omaha Navy warship off the coast of San Diego, showed an unidentified flying object, otherwise known as a UFO, flying above the water at speeds of 100-200...

Many countries such as Israel, Denmark and the UK have already begun the process of distributing vaccine passports.

States update passport vaccination

Baily Plourde, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

With some countries saturated in COVID-19 and others completely free from it, many have begun to raise the question, “How do we make international travel safe again?” In order to contain the infected...

COVID-19 vaccines are now available to everyone 16 years and older in SD and are available at most pharmacies across the state.

The racial inequity behind the COVID-19 vaccine

Emma Forster, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

After a long year of conversations centering around COVID-19 and a possible vaccine, many people jumped at the opportunity to receive the vaccine and take a step towards ending the pandemic. But not everyone...

The 2021 graduation will be held in person this year at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

No cap, there is in-person graduation this year

Claire Brown, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

With the school year coming to the end, that means graduation is right around the corner and this year’s graduation may look different than last year’s. Last May, the school year came to the end...

The famous chain that dates back to 1946 will likely open by fall 2021.

Where the cluck is Chick-Fil-A?

Taylor Schmitz, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

After what has seemed like an eternity of waiting, there is finally new information about the developments of arguably one of the most famous and anticipated restaurants. Can you guess what beloved chain...

Buying stocks is a dice roll because of the constant change in stock values.

Today’s crazy stock market

Jorgen Sorum, Staff Writer April 12, 2021

If you invested in stocks and think they’re doing well, better check again. Stocks in 2021 have been extremely unpredictable. Investors across the U.S. are asking the same question. What is causing the...

King Soopers parking lot in Boulder, CO where the shooting took place.

10 people are killed in a Boulder shooting directly after gun restriction was banned

Baily Plourde, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

On Mar. 22, 2021 another 10 people were lost to the violence of guns in America. Last weekend, a gunman stormed a crowded supermarket, King Soopers, in Boulder, Colorado, killing 10 citizens ranging ages...

When using SD's text-to-9-1-1 program, make sure to include the type of emergency and the location.

SD will implement a text-to-9-1-1 option

Alexis Miller, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

South Dakotans will soon have the option to text 911 in cases where a 911 call is unable to be made. The South Dakota Department of Safety announced the text-to-9-1-1 opportunity on Mar. 22, stating that...

The weightroom for the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, held in San Antonio, TX, had little more than the rack of dumbbells found in the LHS yoga room.

NCAA ‘drops the ball’ with March Madness women’s athletic facilities

Madeleine Kemper, Online Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2021

With the NCAA March Madness tournament well underway, the remaining teams prepare to battle it out in the Sweet 16. At the start of the tournament, however, quite a bit of attention was drawn away from...

Dr. Seuss books canceled

Dr. Seuss books canceled

Jorgen Sorum, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

In 1936, Theodore Seuss Geisel was on a cruise from Europe to New York when a vicious storm passed through. To keep himself busy during the storm, he wrote rhymes in his journal. These rhymes sparked his...

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