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Rainbow Reads coming to La Porte

Rainbow Reads coming to La Porte

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Community, Events

The La Porte County Public Library held its first Rainbow Reads Book Club on May 8th. This book club is for students who identify as LGBT+ or as an ally, to come read stories about and told by others who identify as LGBT+. The idea of an LGBT+ book club was made by one of the librarians, Greg Cou...

FFA holds first banquet

FFA holds first banquet

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Events, Showcase

THe LPHS FFA held their first banquet to honor members and sponsors for their many achievements on Thursday, May 10th,. The goal of the event was to honor the senior members and other members who had been involved in many career development events-such as livestock and soil judging-and gave out sch...

Boston’s Builder’s club

Boston’s Builder’s club

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Boston, Clubs

Introducing a new twist on bringing schools together, Boston Middle School’s Builder’s Club is an international student-led group of middle schoolers who perform services, lead projects, and build character. It also makes sure to help kids leave middle school with skills to become gratifying and...

LPHS offers grief group for students

LPHS offers grief group for students

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Clubs

Passages, a LPHS grief group, is a safe and supportive atmosphere to explore the many facets of grief after a loved one has died. Students learn coping strategies and develop a support system to better manage grief-related issues. For eight to 10 weeks, every Wednesday, the group meets and discuss how...

LPHS Envirothon heads to State

LPHS Envirothon heads to State

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Academics, Clubs

Two LPHS Envirothon teams headed to Red Mill County Park, for their first Envirothon meet on  March 15th. While only one team is heading to State, both did well in their placements. Envirothon is an academic competition that allows students to test their knowledge on forestry, aquatics, soil, w...

Turning the key: LPHS adds Key Club

Turning the key: LPHS adds Key Club

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

LaPorte High School is putting together a new club with old roots.     Key Club International has been around since 1925 and is a youth branch of the adult group, Kiwanis Club. LPHS has recently decided to start a branch at the high school, giving students the opportunity to give their serv...

Kingsford Heights Robotics team qualifies for State

Kingsford Heights Robotics team qualifies for State

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

March 19, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Events, Kingsford Heights, Showcase

The Kingsford Heights Robotics team competed at State in Indianapolis on March 10th, placing 47th. The success is impressive seeing as how this is a fairly refreshing venture for the Tigers. Two years ago, Kingsford Heights Elementary School welcomed a new and inventive club. The Robotics Club, availa...

Cakes for CASA

Cakes for CASA

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Boston, Clubs, Community, Events, Showcase

Boston Middle School’s Builder’s Club will be hosting a cake tasting on March 23rd at 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. to help La Porte Family Advocates Organization, also known as CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate). The club wants to let the community know what amazing things CASA does and to raise a...

LPHS choir dreams big

LPHS choir dreams big

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

Start spreading the news! La Porte High School Choir will be taking a trip to New York for spring break. In October, Mr. Coe, LPHS Choir director, made a proposal for Mr. Tonagel and Dr. Larson, and it was approved, allowing choir students to spend some times in the Big Apple. There are 23 student...

Starting the new season with a new beginning

Starting the new season with a new beginning

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Sports

As the spring season approaches, athletes are preparing for their time to shine. The LaPorte Lacrosse team has been practicing everyday for their first game. For Lacrosse, the team has been working to improve for months already. The practices started on January 8th. They are Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. un...

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