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National Honor Society’s new officers

National Honor Society’s new officers

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Academics, Clubs

The National Honor Society (NHS) just elected their new officers for the 2017-2018 school year. In order to be accepted into NHS, members must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher. The members of NHS are considered the top academic students in school. The people who ran for office had to give a short speech to thei...

Freshmen and Sophomore Learning Community gives great chances to students

Freshmen and Sophomore Learning Community gives great chances to students

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Academics, Clubs

The Freshmen, and Sophomore Learning Community is a great chance for students who learn at an easier pace than other kids. Many of the teachers in the F.L.C./S.L.C. care deeply about their students just like many other teachers, but the F.L.C./S.L.C. teachers might give their students an extra push to...

Competitive cheer starting up at LPHS

Competitive cheer starting up at LPHS

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Showcase, Sports

LaPorte High School has created a cheer team of 13 cheerleaders who will be representing the Slicers at cheer competitions. In the past, the varsity and junior varsity cheer team have always competed separately. Then they come together when basketball season starts and compete at the varsity leve...

New sponsor to take over Girl Reserves

New sponsor to take over Girl Reserves

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Clubs

The search for a new sponsor for Girl Reserves is currently being conducted. Potential candidates are currently being interviewed for the position by Mr. Tonagel. Girl Reserves, known as GR, is a girls’ community service club at La Porte High School continuing into its 92nd year. Hardworking gir...

Newspaper biographies

Newspaper biographies

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Humans of LP, Showcase

Meet Makayla Blinco, a senior second-year staff member. Makayla has twin brothers and one sister. She loves fashion and clothes, and when asked to describe herself, she would say she is crazy and funny. Makayla looks up to Melanie Martinez because of how true to herself she is and how great of an artist...

Envirothon makes it to State

Envirothon makes it to State

Taylor Kegebein, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

The LaPorte High School Envirothon team showed their smart-witted and savvy skills during their state competition at Camp Illiana in Washington, Indiana on Wednesday, April 26.  The team consists of five members, James Maloney, freshman; Katie Parsons, junior; Kaelyn Oman, junior; Amelia Black, sen...

The “L” takes flight

The “L” takes flight

Abby Zila, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Events

    On the corner of 8th and “H” Street a new addition has been added to LPHS.   Mr. Walker’s Landscaping class and Mrs.Lebo’s AP 3-D Art class teamed up to create a life size version of the flying “L.” Walker’s class constructed the project and Lebo’s classes helped p...

The importance of PSI

The importance of PSI

Bethany Schuster, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Clubs

Postponing Sexual Involvement, PSI, is a unique program that LPHS offers its student body to participate in with a goal of informing middle school students about abstinence, consent, and safe sex.   Members visit sixth grade science classes and teach students the importance of refraining from s...

Home opener for Lacrosse

Home opener for Lacrosse

Gabi Steele, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Sports

  The LPHS Lacrosse team had its first home game against La Lumiere on Tuesday March 28th at Kiwanis Stadium.  Although the team fell short with a score of 6-15, they had an outstanding game playing against a tough team. Top scorers were Caleb Kuzdas, freshman, and Nick Korell, junior, who both...

Academic Super Bowl takes home ribbons at Valparaiso High School

Academic Super Bowl takes home ribbons at Valparaiso High School

Kate Luce, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

LaPorte High School’s Academic Super Bowl teams were able to snag second place in social studies and third place in science at Valparaiso High School on Tuesday, March 14. Also, LaPorte was tied fourth in many subjects, but due to the tiebreakers, they were not able to pull through with a win. ...

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