Lincoln High School Statesman

Formal dress shopping goes online

Formal dress shopping goes online

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Editorials

The winter formal season is just starting, and girls are starting to look into cute dresses. This year, most are looking to online sites to find their formal wear. In Sioux Falls, finding a dress is not as easy as it sounds, but online one has access to about every dress imaginable. “I lean on on...

HOCO 2017-18 Video

HOCO 2017-18 Video

Ellie Lamberty and Abbie Griffin

September 29, 2017


Filed under News

I have to say it: Speech and debate are important

I have to say it: Speech and debate are important

Katie Osmundson, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Editorials

Over 90 percent of the general population dislikes public speaking. They get butterflies, clammy hands and can’t sleep the night before the big presentation. Standing in front of a room full of people instills fear into their hearts. Yet every highschooler is forced to take a speech or debate class ...

A trip back to the ’90s

A trip back to the ’90s

Kate Fehrs, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

History repeats itself and so do fashion trends. The '90s made a huge comeback to 2017 and it is making a big statement. Walking down the streets of a busy city, it is almost guaranteed at least one '90s trend will be spotted on a trendy teenager. The '90s fashion trends are back and better than ...

The death of retail in America

The death of retail in America

Hannah Hansen, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

With the rise of online shopping, retail stores across the U.S. have encountered the great endeavor of keeping their doors open to the public. In a world where efficiency and speed outweigh the joys of venturing into a department store, businesses such as Toys ‘R’ Us, J.C. Penney and Macy’s are c...

LHS soccer: an update on the season

LHS soccer: an update on the season

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Since the end of July, both the boys and girls soccer teams have been practicing for the upcoming 2017 season. As the weeks went on, both teams are at their final regular season game before playoffs start. After gaining a win against Watertown on Sept. 23, the girls took fifth place overall over all t...

Possible cause for concern at LHS

Possible cause for concern at LHS

Lillian D., Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under News

From clothes to headphones to smartphones, the question is what don’t high school students have with them when they walk into campus? In addition to that, over 1,500 people are thrown into the same space for seven hours each day, causing friction. Over the course of the first month of school, there has been a ...

“There’s an extra minute?”

“There’s an extra minute?”

Jenna Becker, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Editorials

Many students were upset over this year’s closed campus policy and left worrying how they would ever make it to class. Administration heard their cries and has officially added an extra minute to the passing periods.   Q: Did you know about the extra minute added to passing periods? How wi...

The true meaning of Homecoming

The true meaning of Homecoming

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Editorials

Walking the hallways of LHS, I have watched many students show their school spirit by dressing up in flashy, hilarious ensembles for each day´s theme. Sadly, I have passed many LHS students that are missing out on the opportunity to have some fun and show off their school spirit. By writing this ar...

Started from the bottom; how to catch up in fantasy football

Started from the bottom; how to catch up in fantasy football

Jack Fehrs, Feature editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

If you have played fantasy football, you know the feeling. The deep aching feeling inside  when you see your fantasy team slowly slipping down the leaderboard. Although all hope may seem lost, there are ways you can improve your standings. The key to turning your fantasy team around lies in the heart of the w...

Warriors: “Invitation is withdrawn!”

Warriors: “Invitation is withdrawn!”

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under News

This week, as President Trump was not focusing on NFL players kneeling, he uninvited the 2017 NBA Champions Golden State Warriors to the White House via Twitter. It is a tradition for the championship team of the four major professional sports: the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB to visit the president at the Whit...