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The new fifth grade music program

The new fifth grade music program

Alli Glen, Editor

September 19, 2019

 Kesling Intermediate School has gone through many exciting changes this past year, and the recent adjustment to fifth grade music is another positive change to add to the list. Instead of the fifth grade class taking music once every week, students now take it every day for six weeks. Once the six...

Jones joins the foreign language department

Jones joins the foreign language department

September 19, 2019

A new face in the foreign language department has been learning his way around not only LPHS but La Porte, too.  Brandon Jones is the new Spanish teacher who took over current La Porte Middle School Spanish teacher, Mrs. Bockhorst’s spot. This position is his very first teaching job ever. Jones is o...

LPHS adds Modern Dance and Ballet

LPHS adds Modern Dance and Ballet

Sophia Adkins, Staff writer

September 19, 2019

LPHS adds Modern Dance and Ballet As of last year, a new dance program was added to LPHS, offering a Dance Choreography class. This year, students have the opportunity to take a new Modern Dance and Ballet classes. Jessica Tenbusch, dance instructor and professional tap dancer, wants all studen...

Kelley finishes up final year strong

Kelley finishes up final year strong

Alli Glen, Editor

September 18, 2019

Corrine Kelley, a Slicer standout since day one, is finishing up her final year at LPHS in a special way. Some seniors end their high school career by taking the easy way out, but Kelley is not an average senior. She thrives in school, taking many challenging classes. She is in AP Calculus, Span...

Alli Glen: a voice for all

Alli Glen: a voice for all

LPCSC News

September 15, 2019

Around 2,000 students walk the halls of LPHS on any given day, and all have a have story to tell. One student in particular finds her passion in capturing the stories of others. Junior Alli Glen uses her talents and passion to shine a light on LPHS and its many talented Slicers as the Slicer News...

LPCSC eLearning updates

LPCSC eLearning updates

Sophia Adkins, Staff writer

September 11, 2019

LPCSC eLearning updates As LaPorte Community Schools begin a new school year, the eLearning initiative will look a bit different from years past.  LPCSC started last year with two scheduled eLearning days in order to get schools and families familiar with the process. After receiving a large amount...

LPHS offers new diploma and AP class for students

LPHS offers new diploma and AP class for students

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

LPHS is introducing a new diploma for the 2019/2020 school year. The Capstone diploma offers a range of challenging and independent opportunities for students willing to meet its requirements. “Not only does the Capstone diploma make you stand out above all the other students applying to colle...

Hardwicke finds her calling at Handley

Hardwicke finds her calling at Handley

Alli Glen, Editor

September 3, 2019

One of the hardest decisions for teachers to make is whether to stay in the classroom or to make the move into administration. For one motivated and talented educator in the La Porte Community School Corporation, it was time to make her way up the ladder in the school system. Mrs. Kelly Hardwicke ...

LaPorte still Plays For Jake

LaPorte still Plays For Jake

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

What started out as a tragedy has transformed into a multitude of lives being saved. On September 25th, 2013, football player Jake West collapsed at practice due to an undetected heart condition and later passed away. This calamity shook the town and left everyone feeling unsure and nervous; however, ...

LPHS changes school policies

LPHS changes school policies

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

LaPorte High School has changed its vaping, attendance, and lanyard policy for the 2019-2020 school year. Vaping has become a national issue among teens, and LaPorte High School is trying to address this problem. LPHS has made a change to the disciplinary actions for students caught vaping. In the pa...

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