Lincoln High School Statesman

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...

Patriots back at No. 1 after defeating the Bucks

Patriots back at No. 1 after defeating the Bucks

Caroline Sudbeck, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

Last Saturday, the LHS boys basketball team headed South to Yankton to face off against the YHS Bucks who were previously seeded number one before their defeat at the hands of the Patriots. The win was more comfortable for LHS players and fans than previously anticipated. The YHS Bucks are notorious...

LHS’s Club 17

LHS’s Club 17

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

January 3, 2019

Club 17: The name may sound like a secluded underground nightclub, but it serves a much more purposeful role for students at LHS. After reading a book this past summer that discussed first generation poverty, Principal Grimm was inspired to start a program that would provide simple, everyday items ...

SFSD’s state report card: should we listen?

SFSD’s state report card: should we listen?

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 silenced majority

The silenced majority

Somer Luitjens and Parker Hibbard

November 29, 2018

According to a recent Statesman poll, 80 percent of LHS conservatives are scared to voice their political opinions in school, while an estimated 38 percent of LHS liberals are scared to voice theirs. This needs to change. One of the hardest parts about being in high school for me, a conservative republic...

Old vs. new prom

Old vs. new prom

Yairis Alvarado, Staff-Writer

November 26, 2018

By Yairis Alvarado Prom, short for promenade, was first introduced as being only for college seniors as their final goodbye. However, growing teenage culture continuously pushed for proms earlier and earlier and by the 1950s, the adolescent dance we know today was in place.. Being such an quintes...

LHS vs. WHS: forever rivals

LHS vs. WHS: forever rivals

Caleb Miller, Journalism Student

November 13, 2018

Glances are exchanged and recognized as the eyes of an LHS Patriot meets those of their opponents, but from them emerges one crowned rival, the WHS Warriors. From opposing ends of the gymnasium to Howard Wood Field, the conflict between two schools within just ten minutes of each other cannot be clearer...

Inventing and innovating: LHS alum Almir Krdzalic

Inventing and innovating: LHS alum Almir Krdzalic

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

LHS Hoodies and Footies Drive

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!