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Manering wraps up long successful career at LPCSC

Manering wraps up long successful career at LPCSC

Alli Glen, Editor

March 31, 2020

After 44 years of being a key member of the LaPorte Community School Corporation, Mr. Steve Manering is wrapping up his long career in education.  Manering started 44 years ago as a Crichfield Elementary School teacher. He taught there for 11 years before heading over to Boston Middle School to beco...

Marxman works endlessly no matter the circumstances

Marxman works endlessly no matter the circumstances

Alli Glen, Editor

March 18, 2020

Despite the current world crisis happening all around, a bright light at LPHS is pushing through the difficulties and working endlessly to ensure her hard work and determination is the leading force. LPHS junior, Rebecca Marxman is nearly finishing her high school chapter, and she is doing it with such g...

Creative Writing accepting student submissions

Creative Writing accepting student submissions

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

The LPHS Creative Writing class is once again collecting student submissions for the award winning Reflections magazine until March 27th. The Creative Writing staff is looking for original writing and creative artwork. This could include short stories, poetry, prose, original artwork, and photograph...

Mrs. Salyer helps Slicers succeed in math

Mrs. Salyer helps Slicers succeed in math

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

Learning math at LPHS has been as easy as one, two, three ever since Mrs. Salyer made her debut here in 2015. Salyer was raised on a farm in North Liberty, Indiana. While she grew up working, she actually didn’t start college directly out of high school. Salyer started taking classes at age 25 a...

Making the world more awesome: Scroggin inspires kindness at Hailmann

Making the world more awesome: Scroggin inspires kindness at Hailmann

LPCSC News

February 28, 2020

In a sometimes dark world, there is unyielding need for a spark of light--one that provides hope and love and shows the world that good will always prevail in the end. There are few lights that shine brighter than Hailmann third grade teacher Laurie Scroggin. Scroggin, a lifelong Slicer, taught at Handl...

Wonder of Woz

Wonder of Woz

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Dominating as both an English and previously a speech teacher, James Wszolek has made a name for himself at La Porte High School.  Having worked as a teacher for over 20 years, Wszolek has extensive experience in the learning field and works to unlock students potential both as learners and as p...

Slicer Mentor Club lending a hand to incoming freshmen

Slicer Mentor Club lending a hand to incoming freshmen

Alli Glen, Editor

February 18, 2020

LPHS has many successful clubs, and the newly started Slicer Mentor Club will be living up to those expectations. Junior sisters Jill and Paige Maudlin wanted to make the club for incoming freshmen or new students who might be struggling with scheduling, adjusting to the new school, or needing advice f...

LPHS welcomes Barton

LPHS welcomes Barton

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Over 20 new teachers joined the staff at LaPorte High School this year, and luckily Abigail Barton, a Valparaiso native, is one of them. Barton is a first year teacher and teaches Advanced Composition, Freshmen English, and Freshmen Honors English. Barton’s passion for education was due to her lov...

Scanlin Spotlight

Scanlin Spotlight

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Scan is the man Ever since Jennifer Scanlin started teaching at LPHS, she’s made a big impact on students, bringing laughs and engaging assignments.  Since the beginning of her career, she has been giving students a class that has both challenged and entertained them. Students and staff are fa...

Varda serves up an ace for LPHS

Varda serves up an ace for LPHS

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Slicer Tennis has had a long list of incredible coaches. Don Varda fits among that list.  Varda has been involved in tennis since he was young. He started out playing at Calumet High School and played recreational tennis at Purdue. Varda then traded his racket for a whistle and began coaching in 2010....

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