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Taking on a new stage

Taking on a new stage

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

June 3, 2019

  Matthew Smith, junior, is about to make history at La Porte High School next school year. Smith has recently been dubbed LPHS’ first male to make the Pom and Dance team. He has been welcomed to the team surrounded in open arms by his teammates and Coach Tenbusch. Smith started off...

Tenbusch tapping to a new role

Tenbusch tapping to a new role

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

  Mrs. Tenbusch, Dance Choreography teacher, is currently easing into her new position as head coach of the La Porte High school Pom and Dance team. When Tenbusch came to teach Dance Choreography at La Porte High School, the idea of her to take over for former coach Mrs. Parthun, who is ret...

30th annual JazzFest

30th annual JazzFest

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

The 30th annual JazzFest took place on Friday, May 3rd. Staff, students, parents, and directors were all treated once again to a successful night in the Performing Arts Center. Every year on the first Friday in May, all of the LPHS jazz bands end their joyful jazz season with the biggest concert:...

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...

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,...

La Porte bands compete at ISSMA District Jazz competition

La Porte bands compete at ISSMA District Jazz competition

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

La Porte High School hosted the ISSMA District Jazz competition Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd. Fourteen bands performed Saturday, and nine choirs performed Sunday. “The flow of performing groups in and out of the PAC went much more smoothly compared to the old auditorium,” Mickey ...

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...

2019 Unified Track begins

2019 Unified Track begins

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

With spring sports in full swing, Unified Track is preparing for a successful season. Unified Track is a collaborative effort of the Indiana High School Athletic Association and Special Olympics Indiana that began in 2014 and allows students with and without intellectual disabilities to team up ...

Moss and Novak proceed to State

Moss and Novak proceed to State

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Yet another LPHS student team will attend a competition at the state level; this time, however, in a unique and new event. Seniors Mitchell Moss and Zachary Novak recently participated in the SkillsUSA Television Production Contest at the Elkhart Career Center. SkillsUSA is a national organization tha...

Quiz Bowl team continues impressive season

Quiz Bowl team continues impressive season

Alyssa Foster, Editor

February 28, 2019

The LaPorte High School Quiz Bowl team has defended an impressive competition so far this year. Throughout the past few months, the LPHS Quiz Bowl team has competed against numerous schools from Northwest Indiana, defending their academic skills and having fun as a team. Students participating a...

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