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IASP names Alber District 2 Principal of the Year

IASP names Alber District 2 Principal of the Year

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May 7, 2019

Riley Elementary principal Chris Alber has been named the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) District 2 Elementary Principal of the Year. The honor, while still a shock to Alber, was one he found incredibly humbling, especially because of his respect for those he works with every day--f...

Class of 2019 4.0’s

Class of 2019 4.0’s

Alyssa Foster, Editor

May 6, 2019

La Porte High School is proud to announce the Class of 2019 4.0 students. 26 students have maintained a perfect GPA to be ranked number one in their class.   Chelsea Bartels Elementary School Attended: Crichfield Elementary School Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Mendez-Engel Parents Names: ...

LPHS hosts Local Scholarship Award night

LPHS hosts Local Scholarship Award night

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

  The La Porte High School Local Scholarship Awards Ceremony took place on Thursday, May 2nd. 63 seniors were awarded scholarships from many organizations and donors in the Performing Arts Center at LPHS. Approximately 40 scholarships and over $49,000 was given to Slicers moving on to pos...

Stisher’s swan song

Stisher’s swan song

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

After transforming the music department for the past 31 years, the man who has done it all and has always done it with a smile on his face, is wrapping up his last year as head director and is ready to pass the baton to whoever is next. Mickey Stisher has decided to conclude his band director chapter at th...

Outstanding Students for the 2018-19 school year

Outstanding Students for the 2018-19 school year

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Two students from each grade level were named Outstanding Students on April 11th. The LPHS staff chose each of the students on the basis of character, work ethic, and leadership. In the freshmen class, Macy Mrozinski and Grant Ott-Large were honored. Mrozinski plays volleyball and tennis at LP...

Local teacher has children’s books published

Local teacher has children’s books published

Alyssa Foster, Editor

April 16, 2019

Katie Mitschelen, Kingsbury 1st grade teacher, has taken her creativity outside of her classroom and into her writing. Writing for both children and adults, Mitschelen has been putting work together for publication since 2005, and she has released many pieces through the years since. “I have publ...

Dabbert finds her home at Riley

Dabbert finds her home at Riley

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

A newer face at Riley Elementary School has already proven to be a dedicated, inspiring, and patient educator. Mrs. Dabbert is in her second year at Riley, and she has quickly become an irreplaceable piece of the Rocket family. Her first year was spent teaching kindergarten, and she moved up two g...

Orchestras hold enchanting concert

Orchestras hold enchanting concert

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

It’s been months on end of constant practicing for the LaPorte High School Orchestra and Symphony. The classes, lead by master maestro Mr. Collins, have perfected their craft and pieces to star level. All of this preparation has been for the upcoming Concert and Symphony Orchestra ISSMA competi...

Another successful fun fair in the books at Riley

Another successful fun fair in the books at Riley

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Riley Elementary School hosted its annual fun fair on March 22nd. The event is a jam-packed family fun night that Riley Elementary goes all out every year with different games and mini adventures around the building. Holly Lyles, kindergarten teacher, and her friend Jamie Goodwin are two of people w...

Sip ‘n See: Nichols creates perfect ‘blend’ in classroom

Sip ‘n See: Nichols creates perfect ‘blend’ in classroom

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March 29, 2019

Kingsbury 5th grade teacher Ms. Nichols went from teacher to barista, turning her classroom into a Starbucks cafe to create an idyllic environment for her students to enjoy a “Starbooks Sip ‘n See.” Nichols, a lover of reading and inspiring her students to feel the same, was looking for a way to ...

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