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2018 AP Government mock elections

2018 AP Government mock elections

Alyssa Foster, Editor

November 21, 2018

The LaPorte High School AP (Advanced Placement) Government class put together a mock election in honor of this year’s midterm election. Both classes participated with the classes being divided into two sides. Each side then chose two “candidates” who would run for the Senate and the House ...

Farris’ forte: making music

Farris’ forte: making music

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

When most people think of elementary school music, they think of kids spending most of the year playing the recorder, but Mr. Farris is transforming that stereotype with his students. Farris is in his fifth year teaching music, but it hasn’t always been spent in the music room.  Before he becam...

Five Slicers up for Lilly Scholarship

Five Slicers up for Lilly Scholarship

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Five LaPorte High School students have been selected as finalists for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship provides four-year, full-tuition scholarships to selected students from each Indiana county. Each scholarship must b...

New Year at Speech

New Year at Speech

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

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Rosenbaum: All heart

Rosenbaum: All heart

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

A great teacher isn’t just someone who teaches the material. It is someone who pours every ounce of her heart into her job, someone who is compassionate, patient, and always concerned about students’ well being. To many people, that someone is Ms. Rosenbaum. Rosenbaum, a former Slicer graduate, is in h...

Crichfield hosts Lunch with a Vet

Crichfield hosts Lunch with a Vet

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November 13, 2018

The Crichfield cafeteria was full of heroes on Monday as the school hosted its first Lunch with a Veteran Day. Close to 100 veterans filed in and out throughout the day to share a meal with their Cougar family members. The heroes found themselves sitting side-by-side with other vets who fought in wa...

“Mi Biblioteca”

“Mi Biblioteca”

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

Boston Middle School is making big leaps in its library after having its Donors Choose project of “Mi Biblioteca,” which gives them 60 books written in Spanish, accepted and funded. “Mi Biblioteca” provides books for Spanish-speaking students, which greatly helps Spanish speaking students. It is importa...

Learning to create digital art

Learning to create digital art

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Electronic Music is a new addition to the program of studies for the 2018-2019 school year. The class covers digital music creation, along with the skills needed to do so. “We cover how to use the program GarageBand, basic composition skills, keyboard skills, and music theory,” Matthew Sullivan, LPHS t...

La Porte High School offering new Technical Theatre Class

La Porte High School offering new Technical Theatre Class

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

A brand new Technical Theatre class has been added to the fine arts courses this 2018-2019 year at La Porte High School. Rob Snyder, an educator for the past 18 years, is leading the Technical Theatre class and is excited about calling the new Performing Arts Center home. Theatre has always be...

PSAT in LaPorte High School

PSAT in LaPorte High School

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

All Indiana juniors, sophomores, and freshman took part in the PSAT on October 10th. According to the Indiana Department of Education, the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test is a standardized test administered by the College Board and co-sponsored by the National Merit Scholarshi...

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