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Science Olympiad makes impressive run at State

Science Olympiad makes impressive run at State

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

The LaPorte High School 2019 Science Olympiad Team attended the State competition in Bloomington on March 16th. Science Olympiad is a team competition testing students’ knowledge of science topics and also design and building skills. Team members are in groups of two or three for over 24 events,...

Mammals make March memorable

Mammals make March memorable

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

This March, Biology teacher Mr. Doty has been holding the 3rd annual March Mammal Madness tournament at LaPorte High School. The tournament puts a twist on the basketball version of March Madness. Instead of basketball players dribbling up and down the court, this tournament pits mammal against m...

LPCSC to add Project Lead the Way classes in elementary schools

LPCSC to add Project Lead the Way classes in elementary schools

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March 23, 2019

La Porte Community School Corporation will be adding new Project Lead the Way (PLTW) classes to all eight elementary schools for the 2019-2020 school year. PLTW is a hands-on learning approach that utilizes STEM curriculum to enhance student learning in various high demand skill areas. “The corpor...

Sanders Sister’s story

Sanders Sister’s story

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

The Sanders twins have shown that even the quietest of people have a story to tell. Even though many have rarely heard sophomores Alexandrea and Brittney Sanders speak, the two have published a book called Crushin’ It on Wattpad, a website for budding authors, in October of 2018. The idea of writing a bo...

National Honor Society inductions take place

National Honor Society inductions take place

Alyssa Foster, Editor

March 22, 2019

New members of the La Porte High School Chapter of National Honor Society were inducted on Wednesday, March 20th. 61 students were brought into NHS through a candlelit ceremony in the new LPHS Performing Arts Center. They recited the pledge, promising to follow all requirements of holding a membersh...

AP Physics takes trip to Fermilab

AP Physics takes trip to Fermilab

Alyssa Foster, Editor

March 21, 2019

    AP Physics students were given the opportunity to attend a trip to Batavia, Illinois, to visit the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on Thursday, March 21st.     Students were given the chance to observe many different aspects of the accelerator laboratory, observe a presentation by a s...

AP Seminar completes tasks

AP Seminar completes tasks

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

There are many different and engaging AP classes to enroll in La Porte High School, but few have the same soul and fun of Mrs. McGuire's AP Seminar. AP Capstone classes require that students do and complete different AP related projects, this includes essays, group, and single presentations. These...

Crichfield earns Four Star School honor again

Crichfield earns Four Star School honor again

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March 15, 2019

Crichfield Elementary School was named an Indiana Four Star School for the 2017-2018 school year, making it the only La Porte County school to earn the honor. This is the sixth time Crichfield has been named a Four Star School in the last seven years, including the last five consecutive years. ...

Mixing facts and feelings: Doty inspires at LPHS

Mixing facts and feelings: Doty inspires at LPHS

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Out of the many science teachers in LPHS, Biology teacher Mr. Doty has set himself apart in many ways. Whether it be his big win in the staff chili cook-off or the diverse ways he teaches and coaches his students, Doty knows how to bring fun into everything he does. Doty hasn’t always lived in Northwest Indi...

Crichfield Robotics competes at State

Crichfield Robotics competes at State

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March 12, 2019

The Crichfield Robo Ghosts competed at the Indiana VEX Robotics State Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 9th. The Cougars had a school-wide parade on Friday and then sent two teams down to Indy for Crichfield’s first appearance ever down at State. Lucas Oil Stadium was lined with bo...

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