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Boston’s Builder’s club

Boston’s Builder’s club

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Boston, Clubs

Introducing a new twist on bringing schools together, Boston Middle School’s Builder’s Club is an international student-led group of middle schoolers who perform services, lead projects, and build character. It also makes sure to help kids leave middle school with skills to become gratifying and...

Phenomenal Pfeifer

Phenomenal Pfeifer

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Boston, Humans of LP, Showcase

A teacher’s impact is often far reaching and never ending. For many students, when it comes to teachers who have impacted them, Mrs. Pfeifer, teacher at Boston Middle School, is a name that pops into many heads. Some people go their whole childhood trying to figure out what they want to do with t...

Kingsford Heights Robotics team qualifies for State

Kingsford Heights Robotics team qualifies for State

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

March 19, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Events, Kingsford Heights, Showcase

The Kingsford Heights Robotics team competed at State in Indianapolis on March 10th, placing 47th. The success is impressive seeing as how this is a fairly refreshing venture for the Tigers. Two years ago, Kingsford Heights Elementary School welcomed a new and inventive club. The Robotics Club, availa...

Cakes for CASA

Cakes for CASA

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Boston, Clubs, Community, Events, Showcase

Boston Middle School’s Builder’s Club will be hosting a cake tasting on March 23rd at 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. to help La Porte Family Advocates Organization, also known as CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate). The club wants to let the community know what amazing things CASA does and to raise a...

LPCSC is granted $20,000 from Healthcare Foundation of LP

LPCSC is granted $20,000 from Healthcare Foundation of LP

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

January 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase

The La Porte Community School Corporation recently won a $20,000 grant from the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte. With the grant, a new Healthy Communities program will be available to participate in many schools throughout the corporation, such as Boston Middle School, Handley Elementary, Kingsfo...

Scarves for Lincoln

Scarves for Lincoln

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Community, Lincoln

Every year, STAND Club and NHS collect scarves to help make sure those in the community stay warm.           In past years, they have wrapped them around trees down town, but the two clubs have decided to put them around Lincoln Elementary this year.            Lincol...

Striving for the streak

Striving for the streak

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Corporation, Lincoln

It is officially basketball season, and the girls’ basketball team is off to a strong sport. So far, the record for the girls varsity team is 6-2. The team has defeated Riley, John Glenn, Crown Point, Concord, and Valparaiso High School. Defeating Concord High School on December 3rd, the Sl...

Generations of love

Generations of love

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Boston, Community

An amazing group of seventh graders held a Grandparent’s Dance on Friday, November 17th in the Boston Middle School cafeteria. Boston’s seventh graders are all about service learning and community service projects. Mrs. Welsh and Mrs. Kwasny have a “Change the World Mini Course,” in which st...

BMS spreads holiday cheer

BMS spreads holiday cheer

Boston Middle School, Guest Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Boston, Community, Corporation

Boston Middle School students and staff produced another amazing Angel Tree Family success story. The students and staff raised money, donated time, donated gifts and donated their talents to make this another stunning community give back effort. The student council adopted seventeen families, which...

Painting positivity

Painting positivity

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Corporation, Showcase

Art Club and 3-D AP Art students spent three weeks in the evening creating and painting five amazing murals on the walls of Hailmann Elementary School.   The Art Department is known for its creative approach to projects. The teachers often push past assignments that are graded and then tossed out. Servi...

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