Lincoln High School Statesman

LHS renowned chemistry teacher James Jarovski who is know as

Cult following of Jaws

Henry Haft, Satire Editor November 10, 2020

Whether you are a senior, a freshman just stepping into LHS or a middle schooler, I'm pretty sure you are well acquainted with the LHS chemistry teacher James Jarovski (Jaws) and his cult-like following....

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Noem announces state of emergency, closes schools

Slater Dixon, Perspectives editor March 13, 2020

Governor Noem declared a state of emergency on Friday in light of the COVID-19 pandemic that has already infected nine South Dakota residents. She also recommended that schools across the state cancel...

Stephen Colbert interviews former President Obama towards the end of his run on

Late night: America’s best informer

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor December 6, 2019

With an increase in misinformation and lies in the world, it is becoming more difficult for news organizations to give proper coverage to the issues that matter. In a time of disarray like the time we’re...

The SFSD is in the process of changing the grading scale for the 2020-2021 school year.

Upcoming change to SFSD grading scale

Anna Langseth, Staff Writer November 18, 2019

A big change will likely be made with the SFSD’s grading scale for the next school year. The Committee to review SFSD Policy IKA Grading/Recovery Systems has been pushing for the district to change the...

Kristyne Duffy speaks at TEDxUSD last year in Vermilion, SD

TEDx returns to Sioux Falls

Slater Dixon, Perspectives Editor April 3, 2019

TED Talks are an integral part of every student's education. The short speeches featuring “ideas worth sharing” are often used as an inspirational teaching tool in LHS classrooms. In late March, the...

A student fills out their Scantron. Smarter Balanced testing is taken on Chrome Books not on a scantron.

A ‘smarter’ Smarter Balanced

Kat Steffen , Staff Writer March 28, 2019

Junior students have always taken the Smarter Balanced test in Spring to give their district insight on how effectively each school is teaching their pupils. However, there have been some changes this...

Luke Perry - 1966-2019

Actor Luke Perry dead at 52

Elizabeth Boysen, Staff Writer March 5, 2019

“Riverdale” and “90210” actor Luke Perry has died at the age of 52. While the official cause of death has yet to be confirmed, it is believed to be a result of the stroke he suffered on Wednesday,...

Television remains the most preferred form of news, but printed newspaper lags behind.

Social media takeover

Sophia Boyt, Staff Writer December 12, 2018

With social media being one of the most controversial and influential forms of conversation available to people, especially teenagers, one might have predicted that online sharing would surpass classic...

Margaret Gieszinger's mugshot after her arrest.

New information in investigation on teacher who cut student’s hair

Sophia Boyt, Staff Writer December 12, 2018

After she was arrested on Dec. 7, 2018, when a video was released onto Reddit showing her cutting a student’s hair in front of the terrified children in her classroom, California teacher Margaret Gieszinger...

Paul Schiller announces the iPhone XS at the Apple Keynote in September.

October tech releases

It can be hard to keep up with everything released by Google, Apple, and others in October. Here is a summary
Slater Dixon November 12, 2018

October is a time for Halloween, falling leaves and the unceasing march of time that draws us closer and closer to the cold, icy nightmare of winter. However, October is also the time of year when many...

Chrome OS is based on the Linux kernel - an open source base which several operating systems are built on

Mr. FOSS, Linux and SJW’s

The communities whose code runs the internet face a divisive dilemma
Slater Dixon, Manager of Business October 19, 2018

Eric Foss is a math teacher who teaches Geometry and Algebra II at LHS. FOSS, on the other hand, stands for Free and Open Source Software. FOSS is a cornerstone of the internet, but recent debates over...

Justice Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh update: Roberts speaks up on controversy

Sophia Boyt, Staff Writer October 17, 2018

     Following Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, Oct. 16, Chief Justice John Roberts assured the public that the Supreme Court will remain unbiased...

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