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LPHS students come together to offer homework help

LPHS students come together to offer homework help

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

COVID-19 has ruined the 2019-2020 school year for many saddened students, but junior at LPHS, Jill Maudlin, and a group of friends are saving the day one math lesson at a time. The process of their volunteer work is receiving emails from students who are in need of homework help and directing them to a...

Biggs wins IASP’s District 2 Principal of the Year

Biggs wins IASP's District 2 Principal of the Year

LPCSC News

May 13, 2020

Crichfield principal Donna Biggs was named Indiana Association of School Principal’s District 2 Principal of the Year. Biggs, who has been leading at Crichfield for the past 10 years, was notified of the honor in April. In order to be considered, principals have to be nominated by fellow administra...

Fettinger puts LPHS’ 3-D printers to work

Fettinger puts LPHS' 3-D printers to work

Alli Glen, Editor

May 9, 2020

Mr. Fettinger and a team of fellow staff, students and community members are printing PPE to help during the COVID-19 crisis.  The LPHS Media Center received 3-D printers during the 2016-2017 school year, and while the printers have been used, the finished products are now helping protect those on...

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...

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