Lincoln High School Statesman

Winter Olympians of 2018: where are they now?

Team USA at the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Caleb Miller, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

While winter sports might keep us glued to the TV during the Winter Olympics every four years, it seems as though immediately after the closing ceremony the athletes that were at one point celebrities quickly fade into the background. These are a few of the 2018 Olympians and what has kept them busy in ...

Girls Basketball 2018-2019 season preview

The 2017-18 Girls Varsity Basketball team placed third at the state tournament held at the Denny Sanford Premier Center.

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

December 6, 2018

The basketball season is about to be in full swing, as the Lady Pats are preparing for their first game this season, which will be held at home on Friday, Dec. 7 against the Watertown Arrows. The team had a strong 2017-18 season, placing third at state. This year, they hope to come back even stronge...

SFSD’s state report card: should we listen?

The SFSD Instructional Planning Center (IPC)

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

December 3, 2018

In a recent report from the South Dakota State Department of Education, it was estimated that only 32 percent of Sioux Falls District students are readily prepared for college. This report is based on the district’s average ACT scores, AP classes, standardized testing scores and the number of dual c...

‘The Grinch’ stole my heart

Katie Kroeze, Adviser

November 26, 2018

As I stood in line for popcorn at the movie theater, I could not help but feel like the Grinch. I was cranky and impatient. The lines were long and were taking forever. I was super negative thinking that my daughter was going to act out at her first movie in the theaters. But like the Grinch, my heart g...

Inventing and innovating: LHS alum Almir Krdzalic

Krdzalic's product will launch within the next month on their website,

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

November 8, 2018

2009 was a simpler time. Many LHS students had yet to experience the realities of high school and adolescence. However, for LHS alum Almir Krdzalic, 2009 was the beginning of something much larger.                                                                     ...

LHS Hoodies and Footies Drive

The Banquet is collecting donations of new sweatshirts and socks to be given to their guests during the holiday season.

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2018

During the month of November, the LHS student council is challenging Ad rooms to donate new sweatshirts and/or socks. All items collected go to the banquet where they will be given as gifts to their guests during the holiday season!

Learning and loving a new life at LHS

Kevin Alvarado and a peer work on an assignment for their World History class with Mrs. Griese.

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2018

“Life is good here,” said Balange. “Life is good. Education is better.”

“Venom”: no antidote needed

Venom was released in theatres on October 10, 2018.

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

October 16, 2018

WARNING: Spoilers ahead! I have seen less superhero movies in my lifetime than the average American. Perhaps now, after reading only two sentences of this article, you are already clicking out of the tab solely based on my level of credibility, but I must stop you there, because a promising review ...

Is it time to break up with gluten?

Bread is a frequently consumed item containing gluten.

Caroline Sudbeck, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

I love gluten, but gluten does not love me back. Unfortunately, I’m not the only person experiencing this issue. Many lovers of bread and other “glutenous” foods are being forced to give them up, but why? The culprit to this issue lies within the bread itself. Celiac disease is an autoimmu...

The Great Firewall expands

Silly ole' bear

Will Howes, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Citizens of the People’s Republic of China have long endured the harsh reality of state-mandated censorship. However, as President Xi Jinping pushes to remove term limits from law and cement his power indefinitely, censorship practices are shifting from bad to much, much worse. Chinese authorit...