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Compassion meets empowerment

Compassion meets empowerment

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Every teacher has a story. For Boston Middle School social studies teacher Holly Welsh, her pages are filled with care, leadership, and kindness. It is clear her story’s setting was always meant to be in a classroom, even though it wasn’t where she thought she would end up. Welsh’s original p...

Adapting to the semester change

Adapting to the semester change

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

There were a multiple of changes at LaPorte High School this school year.  One of the most hotly talked about changes was the switch from trimesters to semesters. There were previously three trimesters in a school year with five classes a day for 12 weeks. Now there are two semesters in a year with...

Neely thrives in the Windy City

Neely thrives in the Windy City

Payton Neely, Staff writer

January 7, 2019

Former Slicer Heather Neely is taking big steps in advancing her future in Property Management, and her work ethic is leading to amazing opportunities. In the summer of 2018, Neely had just finished her second year of college and was looking for places to conduct an official internship. That’s whe...

First Theatre Performance

First Theatre Performance

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

The LPHS Musical Theatre class puts on its first performance, during mid-December, in the Performing Arts Center. Students were tasked with learning and performing a musical theater piece. Slicers jumped right in to the task, perfecting their songs for the stage. Mr. Coe, Musical Theatre teacher, did ...

Storytime with Lin

Storytime with Lin

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

Often times, one’s senior year will either cut down on activities and workload in order to have a less stressful end to the high school experience. However, not all students choose this approach. A standout example of a Slicer student going above and beyond during her senior year is Tiffany Lin. ...

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: Vinay Prasad Class of 2001

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: Vinay Prasad Class of 2001

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Being a Slicer isn’t just about attending La Porte High School. It can mean a million different things to a million different people. Most students who walk out of LPHS leave with an overflowing amount of pride for the school, community, and all of the people who have impacted their lives in some wa...

Sincere Señora

Sincere Señora

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

A newer face in the foreign language department has been nothing but a stand out since the day she stepped back into the building she walked through as a student. Señora Henderson has a big heart and focuses on making her students feel like they matter. Throughout high school, Spanish was always a cla...

Plymouth Speech Tournament

Plymouth Speech Tournament

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

The competition is real   Five of LaPorte’s best Speech members--Freshmen Carter Sacks, Grant Waterson, and Breanna Wilson and sophomore Alex Kring, and Senior Kamui Mitchell--embarked on a bus trip, early in the morning to Plymouth to compete in one of the last speech tournaments of the se...

Sharing love through literature

Sharing love through literature

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Up on the second floor of Riley Elementary tucked away in stacks of books is one of Riley’s most beloved staff members- Mrs. Povlock. Being a librarian isn’t always an easy job. It takes an immense amount of time, energy, and genuine love for books to do it. Povlock does just that, while having th...

Corporation moves to eLearning

Corporation moves to eLearning

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

LaPorte Community School Corporation is preparing and practicing to implement eLearning days. The eLearning days offer students the ability to continue with a school day at home when school is canceled. Canvas and Google Classroom allow students to complete assignments and to interact with and ask qu...

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