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Growing up is simple with Singleton

Growing up is simple with Singleton

Tori Kegebein, Editor

September 18, 2020

LPHS’ 2020/2021 school year is off to a great start! Despite the many challenges students and staff are learning to overcome, LPHS is still offering new classes. One of these extremely important classes is the brand new Adult Roles and Responsibilities taught by Mrs. Singleton in the business depar...

LPCSC offers distance learning

LPCSC offers distance learning

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

September 4, 2020

Due to COVID-19 this year, LaPorte Community School Corporation gave students the options of in school or online learning in hopes of easing the minds of concerned students, staff, and families. Because of the pandemic, around 60 percent of students chose to go back in person, but many decided it...

Color-coded plan for the 2020/2021 school year

Color-coded plan for the 2020/2021 school year

Tori Kegebein, Editor

September 4, 2020

After six months in quarantine, students finally returned to LPHS on August 24th. Although given the choices of traditional learning, distance learning, and homeschooling, around 60% of students decided to come back to school physically.  Several precautions have been put into effect to keep students a...

Coping with COVID

Coping with COVID

Olivia Wright, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Since early March, COVID-19 has taken over the lives of everyone in the world. Now that LaPorte High School has started the school year back up again, teachers have even more on their plates than years prior.  This year has obviously differed from the past for educators. Mrs. Welsh, 9th and 10th grade E...

LPHS students come together to offer homework help

LPHS students come together to offer homework help

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

COVID-19 has ruined the 2019-2020 school year for many saddened students, but junior at LPHS, Jill Maudlin, and a group of friends are saving the day one math lesson at a time. The process of their volunteer work is receiving emails from students who are in need of homework help and directing them to a...

Fettinger puts LPHS’ 3-D printers to work

Fettinger puts LPHS' 3-D printers to work

Alli Glen, Editor

May 9, 2020

Mr. Fettinger and a team of fellow staff, students and community members are printing PPE to help during the COVID-19 crisis.  The LPHS Media Center received 3-D printers during the 2016-2017 school year, and while the printers have been used, the finished products are now helping protect those on...

Smith prints optimism

Smith prints optimism

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Due to COVID-19, cities all around the world have been experiencing a tremendous shortage of protective equipment. Thanks to Mrs. Smith, Innovation Lab teacher at the Kesling Campus, La Porte Hospital is receiving much needed 3D printed face shields. Smith has been working on this project since late March/early Ap...

COVID-19 affecting American politics

COVID-19 affecting American politics

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

April 19, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has begun impacting the primary elections, as many voters are suggested to remain at home. Many states and territories have postponed their primaries and caucuses, including Indiana, putting the battle between frontrunner Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders on hold. Alaska, Hawaii,...

Senior looks to honor Class of 2020

Senior looks to honor Class of 2020

LPCSC News

April 16, 2020

For seniors across the country, the last lap of their school year has been halted, leaving many of the milestones they have been waiting for up in the air. Many are asking and trying to find ways to honor this group of students who have worked all their lives for this moment. One senior at LPHS has ...

Hope Amidst Chaos: How to stay positive during COVID-19

Hope Amidst Chaos: How to stay positive during COVID-19

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

Since the Corona virus has spread across the United States, panic has seemingly been the only thing the media wants to cover. Despite the constant coverage on this scary pandemic, the world is still full of plenty of hope. I know that hearing everyone talk about how important this currently is is...

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