Lincoln High School Statesman

LHS student council recognized for excellence

LHS student council recognized for excellence

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

May 21, 2019

LHS has a rich history of excellent performances in areas such as sports, theatre, band, etc., but another group that has recently been awarded for their excellence is the LHS student council. The LHS student council is a student government group that meets every other week in the morning and has an...

LHS introduces the new Captain’s Council

LHS introduces the new Captain’s Council

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

“The happiest people I know are those who help others,” said LHS athletic director Joey Struwe. Struwe has recently selected a lineup of “captains,” students who have been selected by heads of their individual activities to represent and collaborate with others regarding student leadership....

LHS Track and Field looks to take 4-peat

LHS Track and Field looks to take 4-peat

Spencer Wasmund, Journalism Student

May 21, 2019

Coming off of another dominant track season, the LHS track and field team looks to make another run at the state title, already having won the title three years in a row dating back to 2016. There have been many dominating performances throughout the season, with the most recent being at the Metro Conference...

The way to fundraise: President’s Bowl 5k

The way to fundraise: President’s Bowl 5k

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

April 29, 2019

The annual President’s Bowl Fundraiser is kicking off this June 21st. Runners, walkers and fun-havers of all ages are invited to attend and help out with the important fundraising cause. Proceeds from the President’s Bowl Fundraiser are transferred to a collection of money that is generated ...

LHS goes viral

LHS goes viral

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

Before the four-day break for Easter weekend, the LHS track and field team headed to Fargo, ND without a clue in their minds that their trip would create a viral video viewed by millions of people worldwide. The meet produced a large amount of LHS winners in a variety of different events, but no...

Merkley: Jumping past expectations

Merkley: Jumping past expectations

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

April 12, 2019

Last Saturday at the Harrisburg Invite track and field meet, LHS junior Hunter Merkley broke one of LHS’ long-standing track and field records, as he broke the 35-year-old record for the long jump with a leap of 23 feet 0 inches. Merkley’s record-breaking jump surpassed former Patriot Bill Mattingly...

Teachers go mad for March

Teachers go mad for March

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

March 29, 2019

For millions of individuals living in the U.S., entering the month of March also means entering into a March Madness basketball bracket competition. For teachers at LHS, this March came with the opportunity of entering one of the first ever March Madness bracket competitions at LHS. The winner o...

Mind over matter: How Fikse recovered from her concussion

Mind over matter: How Fikse recovered from her concussion

Molly Wetsch, Journalism Student

March 6, 2019

One of the most widely disputed issues in teenage and high school level sports is whether or not athletes should be more concerned about their ‘head health’ while playing a contact sport. Concussions can be unexpected and sometimes dangerous, and LHS sophomore Jaydyn Fikse experienced her own in De...

‘The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley’ dives into scandal and fraud

‘The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley’ dives into scandal and fraud

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Warning: Spoilers ahead. The word Theranos; a hybrid of the words therapy and diagnosis. Simple, innovative and simply ahead of its time. Similar to its namesake, once revered inventor Elizabeth Holmes’ $9 billion company was set to revolutionize the healthcare and technological industries by storm....

When is it “okay” to steal art?

When is it “okay” to steal art?

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Jerry Saltz, senior art critic for New York Magazine, once Instagrammed his own tweet storm on the topic of artist copyright. Don’t ask me how I came across this, because I probably couldn’t tell you. However, after a significant amount of time spent noodling over what Saltz had to say, my inter...

Crazie of the Month: Vanderloo

Crazie of the Month: Vanderloo

Somer Luitjens, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

There is no doubt that the LHS basketball team draws a large crowd of Crazies because of their unbelievable record and intense atmosphere this season. No matter how many Crazies come and go throughout the season, the basketball team can always expect to see senior Daulton Vanderloo in the front row, rea...

New year, new me?: Why New Year’s resolutions suck

New year, new me?: Why New Year’s resolutions suck

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

January 9, 2019

Each year on Jan 1, a large majority of Americans will be joining new gyms, starting new projects and laying down their vices in the name of self-improvement, hoping to quit bad habits or begin new ones abruptly. However, as the year changes, many people repeat the same cycle of succumbing to th...