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Burns honored for remarkable career

Burns honored for remarkable career

La Porte Community School Corporation

September 12, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Lincoln, Showcase

It’s fitting that a plaque of beloved former Lincoln teacher Myrtle Burns finds itself resting in the Lion’s library amongst the shelves of book that--just like her--filled many students with a wealth of knowledge. Spearheaded by the Friedman family, a dedication to Burns was held in May at Linco...

LPHS moves to new schedule

LPHS moves to new schedule

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

LaPorte High School has implemented a new semester schedule instead of a trimester schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. Many new changes have been applied this year. These include the move from 70 minute classes to 45 minute classes, a daily Slicer Resource Time (SRT), seven classes instead of ...

Freshmen forensics specialists

Freshmen forensics specialists

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Academics

Mrs. Wyatt’s Biology class has added a new and engaging twist to the Biology curriculum: an investigative PLTW forensics lab to solve a murder mystery. Students complete various tasks that are aimed at identifying the suspect in a murder mystery case. They must analyze the way in which blood dro...

Saying goodbye to warm-hearted Wendel

Saying goodbye to warm-hearted Wendel

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Member

May 11, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Lincoln, Showcase

  At the close of this school year, Mrs. Wendel will be singing her final note. Wendel, music teacher at Crichfield and Lincoln, has been an educator in the corporation for 43 years, and her retirement will leave a void that will be hard to fill. Wendel graduated Manchester College (no...

Goers says goodbye

Goers says goodbye

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Academics, Humans of LP, Showcase

Business and technology teacher Mr. Goers is hanging up his hat after 37 years of teaching. Goers knew that education was his career choice all the way back from middle school. “I was in the 7th grade when I was showing a classmate in P.E. how to do a difficult task, and he was able to accomp...

Boston gives a helping hand

Boston gives a helping hand

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Member

May 9, 2018


Filed under Academics, Boston, Community, Showcase

Seventh grade students at Boston Middle School in conjunction with the LaPorte County Public Library recently constructed four usable prosthetic hands for children with missing limbs. The LaPorte County Public Library was honored with a grant to help purchase the hardware for the bionic hands, and i...

Class of 2018 4.0 students

Class of 2018 4.0 students

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Academics, Corporation, Humans of LP, Showcase, Uncategorized

LPHS is proud to announce the 4.0 students for the Class of 2018. There are 25 students who have maintained a perfect GPA to finish at the top of their class.   Austin Casto Elementary School Attended:  Hailmann Favorite Teacher:  Mrs. Welling Parents Names: Michelle & Jeff Casto College Attending: Valparaiso University ...

Scholarship night

Scholarship night

Taylor Pletcher, Staff member

May 3, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase

LPHS seniors were honored with local scholarships on April 26th. On Thursday, April 26th, LPHS Seniors were awarded scholarships that they applied for during second trimester. With over 40 scholarships available and over $60,000 in scholarships given away, every scholarship was well earned by t...

Ochoa wins Barnes & Noble essay contest

Ochoa wins Barnes & Noble essay contest

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Showcase

Alexis Ochoa, sophomore at La Porte High School, won the district Barnes & Noble’s “My Favorite Teacher” essay contest out of more than 300 entries. The contest rules were to write an essay or poem less than 500 words sharing why they appreciate and admire a teacher and how the teacher h...

Outstanding Students

Outstanding Students

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Academics, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase

Every year LPHS honors a group of students who were voted Outstanding Student by staff and their fellow classmates. Teachers nominate students from every grade, but the student body determines which two students from each grade will receive the honor. This year the students and teachers of LPHS chose a ma...

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