Lincoln High School Statesman

New schools means new boundaries for Sioux Falls students

The new boundaries will be voted on by the school board on June 22, 2020 and will go into effect the fall of 2021.

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...

What’s in a name?

This article was previously published in the 2019 September Issue of the Statesman.

Timothy Stolp, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2019

Previously published in 2019 September Issue What do you know about Ben Reifel and Thomas Jefferson? It is a question as old as time; Shakespeare doted on it in one of his most famous lines, from Romeo and Juliet, and here’s the secret: The power of a name depends on how much you give it. Las...

Complete Thomas Jefferson High School timeline

The finalized designs for Thomas Jefferson High School depict a number of different areas within the school, including the courtyard (pictured above).

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2019

Students of the Sioux Falls School District have had the distinct honor of following the genesis of the new Thomas Jefferson High School and Benjamin Reifel Middle School in their paths to construction. As SFSD gears up for the schools’ 2021 opening, here is a complete JHS timeline.   Loca...