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After Prom

After Prom

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Community, Corporation

With 521 students attending, the La Porte 2019 Prom was a huge celebration of another great year. Most students would agree that it was a great time full of dancing, music, and fun. The dance was held at the Civic Auditorium on May 15th from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.  It was exclusively for juniors and s...

A ‘noteworthy’ educator

A ‘noteworthy’ educator

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019


Filed under Arts, Boston, Community, Corporation, Humans of LP, Showcase

A wonderful addition to the La Porte Community School Corporation’s arts programs recently is Elizabeth Cravens. This is the second year she has led the choir programs at Boston Middle School. Cravens is already making strides to strengthen Boston’s choral program. “In choir, our curriculu...

DeVries: a ‘key’ role

DeVries: a ‘key’ role

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Arts, Community, Humans of LP, Showcase, Uncategorized

A vital part of any organization, musical or not, is its support staff. Mrs. DeVries is just that to the LPHS choirs: not only does she hold the large responsibility of accompanying all of the choirs, but she helps with record keeping, directing the choirs, and maintains uniforms and robes. De...

Coding Cougars

Coding Cougars

LPCSC News

May 15, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Showcase

What started as an idea in the principal’s office quickly became the hottest ticket at Crichfield. Last school year, Mrs. Biggs, Crichfield principal, brought the idea of starting a Girls Who Code club to STEAM Team member and future Project Lead the Way teacher Mrs. Talbert. Talbert jumped at the i...

Saying goodbye to an adventurous soul

Saying goodbye to an adventurous soul

payton neely, staff writer

May 14, 2019


Filed under Community, Corporation, Showcase

After four years of teaching at the ACCESS program held at the Unity Site, and 21 years of teaching special education at LPHS, Lynn Davis is saying farewell to her staff title. Davis knew teaching was the path for her after having children of her own and recognizing every moment was a “teachable mo...

Maudlin Makes History

May 13, 2019


Filed under Community

While La Porte is full of some impressive individuals and students, few are shining as bright right now as sophomore Jill Maudlin. She has just accepted an offer to attend a Notre Dame Summer program called the Summer Scholars. The Summer Scholars is a two week, camp-like program, with multiple classe...

Crichfield becomes STEM Certified

Crichfield becomes STEM Certified

May 9, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Showcase

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) has named Crichfield Elementary a STEM Certified School. Crichfield was just one of 18 schools recently added to the state list of certified schools and is now only one of 78 schools in Indiana to have the distinction. The certification will last until the...

IASP names Alber District 2 Principal of the Year

IASP names Alber District 2 Principal of the Year

LPCSC News

May 7, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Riley, Showcase

Riley Elementary principal Chris Alber has been named the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) District 2 Elementary Principal of the Year. The honor, while still a shock to Alber, was one he found incredibly humbling, especially because of his respect for those he works with every day--f...

LPHS hosts Local Scholarship Award night

LPHS hosts Local Scholarship Award night

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase

  The La Porte High School Local Scholarship Awards Ceremony took place on Thursday, May 2nd. 63 seniors were awarded scholarships from many organizations and donors in the Performing Arts Center at LPHS. Approximately 40 scholarships and over $49,000 was given to Slicers moving on to pos...

30th annual JazzFest

30th annual JazzFest

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019


Filed under Arts, Clubs, Community, Events, Showcase

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:...

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