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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


Filed under Arts, Clubs, Events

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


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Showcase

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


Filed under Clubs, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Humans of LP, Showcase

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


Filed under Academics, Clubs

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...

LPHS will be hosting staff vs student game

LPHS will be hosting staff vs student game

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase, Sports

LPHS and Kesling student councils will be hosting a staff vs students basketball game in hopes of raising money for Riley Hospital on March 15th from 5:30-8 pm in the main gym. The KMS staff and students will be playing a “JV” game that will have five minutes a quarter. The middle school game...

First Theatre Performance

First Theatre Performance

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under Academics, Arts, Clubs, Community, Corporation

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


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Community, Humans of LP, Showcase

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. ...

Boston Builder’s Club

Boston Builder’s Club

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Boston, Clubs, Community, Humans of LP, Showcase

Boston Builder’s Club has been making a difference throughout the community with its community service with a smile. Builder's Club was first introduced to Boston in 2017. The club is a middle school spin off of the Kiwanis Organization, which focuses on giving back through service. Holly Welsh, seventh...

Bringing the Pep

Bringing the Pep

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Clubs, Community, Corporation, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

The La Porte High School Pep Band is back in action, once again bringing high energy and positivity to Slicer Gym. The Pep Band, led by Mr. Sullivan, started its season up on November 30th with the eighth grade Boston band. Drew Lipscomb and Delaney Bluhm were named Cheer Leaders for the new season...

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