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Smith inspires students with Innovation Lab

Smith inspires students with Innovation Lab

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Every school offers programs to fit certain interests for students, but La Porte Middle School/Kesling Intermediate has taken this one step further by introducing the Innovation Lab. English teacher and former data coach Mrs. Smith has taken the position that infuses a STEM (Science, Technology, Engi...

LPHS’ second Chili Cook-Off

LPHS’ second Chili Cook-Off

Alli Glen, Editor

November 18, 2019

La Porte High School teachers decided to spice up their lunch break with the second annual LPHS Chili Cook-Off during the e-Learning day on November 6th. 10 of LP’s best teacher chefs decided to partake in this much anticipated event. The staff brought in their best versions of their homemade chil...

Lancioni goes to Germany

Lancioni goes to Germany

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Teachers still love to learn and see new things just as much as students. One Slicer educator just took and exciting adventure out of the country. Sonja Lancioni, Spanish teacher at LPHS, recently traveled to Germany in September. Lancioni had several reasons for traveling to Germany. One being that it was he...

Sgambelluri reinvents PCC class at Kesling middle school

Sgambelluri reinvents PCC class at Kesling middle school

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Former Boston librarian Mrs. Sgambelluri has taken the position of teaching Prep for College and Careers (PCC) at the middle school.  The class is being introduced for the first time to eighth graders, but it has also been taught at the high school to freshman. The class usually consists of learn...

Creative and kind: Isaac King

Creative and kind: Isaac King

Alli Glen, Editor

November 13, 2019

LPHS Senior Isaac King is finishing up his final year in high school in the most arts-centered way. King has been a strong musician, actor, and writer ever since he stepped foot into LPHS.  His love for theatre all started as a junior in high school in the LPHS play: Our Town and Wizard of Oz...

Big Wins at Homecoming

Big Wins at Homecoming

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Every year the anticipation for homecoming at La Porte High School is hot, with most students having strong feelings on who should be voted king and/or queen. This year though, most would agree, that the competition has never been steeper.  The hallways were filled with supporters offering various items ...

LPCSC holds in-service for staff

LPCSC holds in-service for staff

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Dr. Lori Desautels visited LaPorte High School on October 8th to educate LaPorte Community School Corporation staff about trauma informed learning during the first scheduled eLearning day. The eLearning day afforded LPCSC time to invite Desautels who is an assistant professor for both graduate an...

Jobbe fills the walls of LPHS with creativity

Jobbe fills the walls of LPHS with creativity

Alli Glen, Editor

October 10, 2019

Every blank wall has the opportunity to be a canvas, and senior Olivia Jobbe has proven that.  Jobbe has expressed her love and talent of art through the hallways of LPHS and has recently created a beautiful mural to Schultze Hall. The idea of painting a mural in Schultze Hall occurred last y...

LPHS adds Robotics Club

LPHS adds Robotics Club

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

  LaPorte High School has started a Robotics Club this year. Morgan Hauck, the brand new Project Lead the Way teacher, is set to lead the club. She went to school at Purdue Polytechnic at the West Lafayette campus. She has a degree in Engineering Technology Teacher Education, as well as a...

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...

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