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A club made from the rainbow

A club made from the rainbow

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Clubs

Last year the LGBT+ Club was created by former Slicers Danielle Kmiec, and Sofia Sirugo. They believed LGBT+ Slicers should have a safe place to hang out with other teens like them. The LGBT+ community is a broad range of all kinds of people. As of right know there are 16 known sexualities. This...

ASL: a sign of love

ASL: a sign of love

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

February is a month adorned in red and pink hearts, declarations of relationships, and signs of love. For a group at LPHS, these signs of love go beyond simple gestures. The American Sign Language club is literally signing their love. “We are selling carnations along with an 'I love you' note usi...

A greener LPHS

A greener LPHS

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

As the global effort toward a greener world spreads, so to does the local effort for a greener LPHS. The Student Advisory Board (SAB), a group of student leaders directed by Principal Tonagel, proposed and are soon to be starting a recycling program within the halls of LPHS. “Recycling is impor...

LPHS DECA team performs well at competition

LPHS DECA team performs well at competition

Sadie Padgett, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

14 members of La Porte High School’s Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) program attended their first competition this year at Valparaiso High School on January 13. These DECA members have worked many days throughout the school year to prepare themselves for this competition. Not knowin...

FFA Forestry judging at State

FFA Forestry judging at State

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

The LPHS FFA chapter participated in the State finals competition for Forestry Judging at Purdue University College of Agriculture On Saturday, December 9th. The team placed 19th out of 52 teams and also did well as individuals. There were in total 200 participants at this event, and four students were f...

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Community

Girl Scouts may be famous for its cookies, but the organization does much more to empower girls around the country. According to the Girl Scouts, it was founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon after she wanted more opportunities for girls.  In 1912 it was during the midst of the Progressive Era. Girl ...

Arguably the best

Arguably the best

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Events, Showcase

Early on Saturday, December 2nd, the LPHS Debate team was busy talking to walls. It was a strange sight to behold, the debaters practicing tongue-twisters and the partner competitors reading speeches to a wall, all while the sky was still dark and fellow teens still slept. The strangeness of these one-si...

Students taking a new direction

Students taking a new direction

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Events

There are many clubs in La Porte High School, and STAND Club in particular offers Slicers the chance to branch out and help others. This year, STAND Club has started to focus more on standing up as a community. STAND Club is a community club. Not only do they focus on kids in the school, but th...

A reel new club

A reel new club

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

LPHS students are hooked on fishing. LaPorte High School has recently started a fishing club for students who enjoy fishing whether they have been doing it their whole life or are just starting out. Club officers include Braiden Arnett, president and founder; Justin Dusza, vice president; Chris Cook, ...

LPHS Bowlers hit the lanes

LPHS Bowlers hit the lanes

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Sports

The bowling season is in full swing now, and both teams have high hopes for the upcoming season due to lots of talent on the lanes. Bowling has been a club for  many years. It starts at the beginning of the school year, and lasts until the end of December. The club had excited bowlers flocking to th...

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