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The new fifth grade music program

The new fifth grade music program

Alli Glen, Editor

September 19, 2019

 Kesling Intermediate School has gone through many exciting changes this past year, and the recent adjustment to fifth grade music is another positive change to add to the list. Instead of the fifth grade class taking music once every week, students now take it every day for six weeks. Once the six...

Jones joins the foreign language department

Jones joins the foreign language department

September 19, 2019

A new face in the foreign language department has been learning his way around not only LPHS but La Porte, too.  Brandon Jones is the new Spanish teacher who took over current La Porte Middle School Spanish teacher, Mrs. Bockhorst’s spot. This position is his very first teaching job ever. Jones is o...

LPCSC adds new SEL program

LPCSC adds new SEL program

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

LaPorte Community School Corporation is expanding its focus to wrap around the whole child by adding a Social-Emotional Learning program. Sarah Fine, former LPCSC attendance officer and licensed social worker, has been named Director of Social Emotional Learning for the district. According to Fine, S...

Kelley finishes up final year strong

Kelley finishes up final year strong

Alli Glen, Editor

September 18, 2019

Corrine Kelley, a Slicer standout since day one, is finishing up her final year at LPHS in a special way. Some seniors end their high school career by taking the easy way out, but Kelley is not an average senior. She thrives in school, taking many challenging classes. She is in AP Calculus, Span...

McShane dances her way to captain

McShane dances her way to captain

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

There comes a time in many athletes careers when they are ready to try out for team captain, but that time has come early for sophomore Mady McShane.  McShane was chosen as one of three guard captains back in June when the marching band season started. Alongside juniors Madison Aguirre and Maddy White...

LPHS offers new diploma and AP class for students

LPHS offers new diploma and AP class for students

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

LPHS is introducing a new diploma for the 2019/2020 school year. The Capstone diploma offers a range of challenging and independent opportunities for students willing to meet its requirements. “Not only does the Capstone diploma make you stand out above all the other students applying to colle...

Hardwicke finds her calling at Handley

Hardwicke finds her calling at Handley

Alli Glen, Editor

September 3, 2019

One of the hardest decisions for teachers to make is whether to stay in the classroom or to make the move into administration. For one motivated and talented educator in the La Porte Community School Corporation, it was time to make her way up the ladder in the school system. Mrs. Kelly Hardwicke ...

LPHS changes school policies

LPHS changes school policies

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

LaPorte High School has changed its vaping, attendance, and lanyard policy for the 2019-2020 school year. Vaping has become a national issue among teens, and LaPorte High School is trying to address this problem. LPHS has made a change to the disciplinary actions for students caught vaping. In the pa...

Ramer bakes a new business

Ramer bakes a new business

Sophia Adkins, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Mrs. Ramer, one of the beloved Family and Consumer Science teachers at LPHS, has caught the attention of several students, staff, and friends with her exquisite cookies. While preparing for her wedding, Ramer’s love for baking manifested out of a desire to save money. She had no clue it was going...

Tallackson attends monarch butterfly summer institute

Tallackson attends monarch butterfly summer institute

LPCSC News

August 25, 2019

There is little that represents change and growth more than butterflies, and Crichfield kindergarten teacher Alice Tallackson had the chance to spend three days this summer learning more about the majestic creatures in order to bring the magic back to her students. Tallackson attended the North American Monar...

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