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Buzzing into school

Buzzing into school

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Academics

Every Tuesday from December to February, Mrs. White and Mrs. Kuta lead the LPHS Quiz Bowl team to compete against local school in various topics ranging from Fine Arts to Literature. A normal meet consists of four different rounds. The first round is called “Toss-Ups” and consists of random questi...

Technical Communications

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Academics

Seniors at LPHS are offered a unique class that breaks the mold of the traditional English learning experience. Technical Communications is a senior based class. Students have the opportunity to explore a career interest through the completion of the Senior Technical Writing Project. In this pr...

The rockin’ teacher

The rockin’ teacher

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Academics

Compassion and admiration for a subject distinguish a good teacher from a great one.  Mr. Turner, the 2-D art teacher at LPHS for over 14 years, is one the best examples of this greatness. “My wanting to teach art started with liking art as early as I can remember. I also enjoy the idea of being ...

Building the future

Building the future

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

At LaPorte High School there are many classes available for students who want to explore the area of construction. Today, skilled laborers are in high demand, and these classes prepare students for a future in that area. Two classes available in the construction area is Introduction to Construction A a...

Advanced acting

Advanced acting

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

All classes are not the usual sit and take notes and follow it up with a test. LaPorte High School offers an Advanced Acting class every year to help any LPHS students jump out of their comfort zones and be themselves. Mrs. Baugh is the teacher of Advanced Acting; it’s her goal to put in endless tim...

LaPorte Horizon Bank

LaPorte Horizon Bank

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

It’s a rare occurrence when students can mix work and education, but students at LPHS have that opportunity with the LaPorte Horizon Bank. Seniors Simone Battleday, Corrine Lawrence, and Natalie Burchert have been working at the LaPorte Horizon Bank all school year, along with Lisa Marshall, a ...

Slater leads Slicers to the finish line

Slater leads Slicers to the finish line

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase, Sports

The saying “Once a Slicer, always a Slicer” rings loudly in the halls of LPHS, and for Mr. Slater, it took him from Slicer student to Slicer educator. Slater has been a teacher at LaPorte High School since his first year five years ago. Slater aims to make a lasting impact on the students he tea...

McGuire qualifies for Nationals

McGuire qualifies for Nationals

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

After a long season of Saturday competitions, challenging opponents, and new ideas, Sarah McGuire qualified for Nationals at the January 20th Northwest Indiana NSDA Debate Tournament. The district tournament is an opportunity for the best and brightest debaters from each school to compete against ot...

The FLC’s McG

The FLC’s McG

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

The Freshman Learning Community, or the FLC, is a grouping of classes for freshmen students in need of more focus and one-on-one attention. Classes in the FLC are distinct. From the content to the students, the teacher to the subject, each class poses different challenges and features varied strengths. ...

Mural, mural on the wall

Mural, mural on the wall

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

December 15, 2017


Filed under Academics, Showcase

Mrs. Lebo’s AP 3-D Art Class has been adding a pop of color and joy in the halls of LPHS the past few weeks. The artists in the class are embarking on a new activity to not only make their class time fun but to brighten up the school in general. Murals are popping up all over the place, with tons...

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