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Braden returns to make a difference

Braden returns to make a difference

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Handley, Humans of LP, Showcase

Slicer graduate Ben Braden spent time out of Indiana, but he is back in town for his first year as an assistant principal at Handley Elementary School. Braden graduated high school in 2001 at LPHS, after attending Ball State University and receiving his Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education. ...

Bridging the school and parent communities

Bridging the school and parent communities

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Community, Corporation, Hailmann, Humans of LP, Lincoln, Showcase, Slicer Resources

A prioritized goal of La Porte Community School Corporation is transparency with the parent and family community. In an effort to continue LPCSC has instituted an online newspaper, social media pages and teams, and regular parent outreach events. A new and unique initiative the LPCSC has undertaken this year t...

Crichfield flips over Wilhelm

Crichfield flips over Wilhelm

LPCSC

February 20, 2019


Filed under Community, Crichfield, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase, Uncategorized

Matt Wilhelm, former BMX National Champion and America’s Got Talent Semi-Finalist, rode his way into Crichfield Tuesday bringing with him a message of empowerment, empathy, and perseverance. Wilhelm, after achieving incredible success in the BMX world, decided to take his talents from the track to the halls and share h...

Full STEAM ahead at Crichfield

Full STEAM ahead at Crichfield

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019


Filed under Academics, Arts, Community, Crichfield, Showcase

Crichfield hosted its first family STEAM Night on February 7th. The night consisted of interactive STEAM based activities for students and their families. Crichfield also welcomed community members to help lead the various activities as well as to build connections between La Porte citizens and the sch...

Little Chocolates’ big success

Little Chocolates’ big success

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Community, Events, Showcase

Little Chocolates, one of La Porte’s best family owned businesses has been extra busy making delicious chocolates for Valentine’s Day. The Little family started their love for making candy back in 2009. They made candy regularly for friends and family, and before they knew it, people were calling a...

Intermediate school making new progress

Intermediate school making new progress

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Academics, Boston, Community, Corporation, Kesling, Showcase

The LaPorte Community School Corporation Intermediate campus is continuing to make strides in the building progress and the organizational set up. The new administrative area will be open for use around spring break. The next renovation in progress within the current building is occurring in the old cafete...

National Counselor Week: LPHS Counselors

National Counselor Week: LPHS Counselors

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


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

La Porte High School would not be the same without the wonderful counselors. They are helpful to staff and students in any way they possibly can. The LPHS counselors plan schedules, guide students through high school and for the future, give strong advice, and they are always there to listen if there...

La Porte Hospital is making big moves

La Porte Hospital is making big moves

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Community, Showcase

La Porte Hospital is currently in the process of building a new, state-of-the-art facility set to open in 2020. Most of the LP Hospital is old and outdated. The infrastructure of the building is in need of many new updates. Rather than fixing the old, building a whole new building would be significan...

PAC changes the game

PAC changes the game

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts, Community, Humans of LP

One of the most notable developments in the La Porte Community School Corporation for the 2018-2019 school year has been that of the Performing Arts Center at the high school. As of this article, there have been performances by the band, orchestra, choir, and musical theater group. Each director s...

LPHS leaves mark around town after 150 years

LPHS leaves mark around town after 150 years

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Showcase

The LaPorte High School welding classes have been assigned with the task of designing, formulating, and constructing two sculptures that represent LaPorte and 150 years of graduating classes. Mrs. Lebo, 2D Art teacher, and Mr. Presley, College and Career coordinator, collaborated, ultimately deci...

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