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LPHS winter capstone

LPHS winter capstone

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Academics, Events

The next senior Capstone date is scheduled for January 16th, 2018. As holiday breaks and winter are both steadily approaching, LaPorte High School seniors should also be aware of the winter Capstone date as well as the point due date. Six points are due by January 10th and can be submitted thro...

A Jule like no other

A Jule like no other

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Academics, Humans of LP, Showcase

“Gasp. A composition.” 一Julie Welling, Calculus teacher   Few classes are as revered by college admission officers as AP Calculus. With a rigorous course of derivatives and definite integrals, a capable and engaging teacher is vital to student success. No teacher is as competent and thoughtful...

Graduating early

Graduating early

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

October 30, 2017


Filed under Academics, Events

As the first trimester of the 2017-2018 school year draws to a close, a handful of seniors prepare to say their goodbyes 24 weeks early. Graduating early is one of the many aspects of high school that students can get behind; it is just how to do it that holds people back. First of all, students should have a plan re...

Work Ethic at LPHS

Work Ethic at LPHS

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Academics, Clubs

Work Ethic is a program available to all high school students. It helps prepare them for the work force by showing good work ethic in attendance, grades, class behavior, and community service. Work Ethic helps your future with putting it on your resume for jobs and to put on college applications....

LPCSC receives Lilly Endowment Grant

LPCSC receives Lilly Endowment Grant

Kirsta, Greer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Showcase

La Porte High School has recently received a grant for $660,000 for a counseling initiative from the Lilly Endowment. The LPCSC school counselors were involved in the Lilly Endowment process. The counselors also had consultants from Purdue University, University of Indianapolis’s CELL program, a...

Seminar English classes

Seminar English classes

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Academics

 LaPorte High School has two classes available for students rising above in their English classes.     The Freshmen Seminar English class at LaPorte High School gives selected freshmen the chance to push themselves on a more challenging level.     The class for freshmen is a more c...

High schoolers with jobs

High schoolers with jobs

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Academics

  Balancing time is a skill that most students do not acquire until their actual careers or college; however, high schoolers who have jobs are more adept at time management. “Having a job in high school can be hard to balance depending on the person, but as long as you’re not taking di...

Academic athletes

Academic athletes

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Humans of LP, Sports

Being an academic student and being involved in several sports and activities may become overwhelming. Some people may even think it is impossible to do multiple activities and maintain good grades at the same time. Many Slicers are working hard to manage being an students who are involved in sports and ...

Class spotlight: AP Government

Class spotlight: AP Government

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Academics, Humans of LP, Showcase

Students are often faced with a question that follows them through math classes, science classes, and all classes in between: When will I use this? Polynomials, balancing equations- while they are necessary in school, students tend to wonder when these skills will truly be used in adult life. Though...

Wir sprechen Deutsch

Wir sprechen Deutsch

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

September 22, 2017


Filed under Academics, Showcase

Between the four language classes that LPHS has, German may be most underrated. Although structured somewhat the same as the other language classes, the class portrays German culture in a very genuine light and breaks down grammar concepts and vocabulary in an engaging way. “We do not just sit t...

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