Lincoln High School Statesman

Advice to newbies: How to dress for success on formal night

Advice to newbies: How to dress for success on formal night

Caiden Capaldo, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features

It can be tough to face, but anyone who has never been to a dance has no clue how to dress for one. This struggle has been evident with every other noob in the school dance world. What should I wear? Do I wear a tie or bow tie? What type of shirt should I wear? All of these questions might be inquir...

Fultz out indefinitely: the 76er’s injury curse

Fultz out indefinitely: the 76er’s injury curse

Hunter Merkley, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

Yesterday afternoon, the Philadelphia 76ers announced that Markelle Fultz, their first round draft pick would be out until further notice with a shoulder injury. The injury was no surprise as Fultz had been suffering with shoulder soreness since the beginning of the season. Doctors diagnosed him with scap...

Marching Band Indoor Concert information

Marching Band Indoor Concert  information

Statesman Staff

October 30, 2017


Filed under News

On Wednesday, November 1 the Marching Band will be performing a matinee of our Indoor Concert at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium.  The performance will be approximately 40 minutes long.  Incoming 8th graders will be attending from Edison Middle School, Patrick Henry Middle School and Wittier Middle School. In...

Young progressives threaten gerontocracy

Young progressives threaten gerontocracy

Will Howes, Journalism Student

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features, News

A voting age preventing anyone under 18 from politically influencing their country is no problem for the youth involved in the Young Progressives Club at LHS. Meeting every Wednesday, these youngsters are lead by junior Max Peters in discussion on current events. “I get up on the soapbox and tal...

Maximilion: One in a “million”

Maximilion: One in a “million”

Nayeli Ayala, Journalism Student

October 27, 2017


Filed under Features

Yale fanatic, Maximilian Peters with above a 4.2 GPA amazes his peers with his successful academic career, his love for politics and his love for his mother country, Poland. Peters was born in Sioux Falls but after visiting his family in Poland and living there for a year, he became fluent in Poli...

Throwback Thursday: history of SD hauntings

Throwback Thursday: history of SD hauntings

Hannah Hansen, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Oct. 31st can hold a variety of different meanings - some look forward to seeing pop culture costumes roam the sidewalks, while others hide in their basements from the thousands of trick or treaters in America. Halloween is less than a week away, and whether or not you love the anticipation that come...

“American Horror Story” has gone horribly wrong

“American Horror Story” has gone horribly wrong

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Editorials

Some people will say they do not like “American Horror Story” because it is to gruesome or gory. It personally is one of my favorite shows. Or was anyways. The first few seasons of “American Horror Story” included stars like Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates, but as...

Must read books of 2017

Must read books of 2017

Lillian D., Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The leaves are turning, the temperature is falling; it is the perfect time to get lost in the pages of a compelling novel. “Turtles All The Way Down” by John Green - The famous young adult author took a five year break from writing since ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ in 2012. The novel follows ...

When should Christmas really start?

When should Christmas really start?

Somer Luitjens, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Editorials

There is a lot of controversy of when celebrating the Christmas holiday should begin. There are some people that say the celebration never ends, and others say it should not start until Christmas Eve. I absolutely love Christmas. Although it is my favorite holiday, I still definitely think there sho...

New trends catch on at LHS

New trends catch on at LHS

Brita Quello, Staff Writier

October 26, 2017


Filed under Editorials

People may have noticed some LHS students carrying around water bottles covered in stickers or wearing mom jeans. These are just a few of the many trends that have made their way into LHS.   Water bottle: Currently, it is very common to see students carrying around a water bottle (specificall...

Fall in love with Fall

Fall in love with Fall

Jenna Becker, Staff writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Editorials

On September 22, Autumn finally arrived in our Northern Hemisphere, bringing along its perfect weather and changing colors. Don’t get me wrong, the other seasons are great. Fall is just better than the rest. Here are just a few reasons why: Perfect weather: Fall holds the perfect mix between ...