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Bruins aim for successful season

Bruins aim for successful season

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Boston, Sports

The Boston Middle School eighth grade volleyball team is ready for a successful season.     The (BMS) volleyball players are separated into two teams- the “A” team and the “B” team. Both teams consist of several players who are able to contribute to the team, each in different ways.  ...

New Handley construction underway

New Handley construction underway

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Community, Events, Handley, Showcase

Handley Elementary School is currently in the process of building a new school that is  projected to be finished by December of 2019. Change is scary or unwelcomed sometimes, but Handley students and staff are up for the challenge. The excitement of having a new school is creating a buzz for the Troja...

Moving up to middle school

Moving up to middle school

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017


Filed under Boston

Usually the first day of middle school as a sixth grader is terrifying. On Thursday, August 10, it was not as unpleasant because of the help of staff and administration. At the end of their fifth grade year, students saw a middle school day in progress. They went to their selected middle school for ...

Crichfield and Indian Trail named 4-Star schools

Crichfield and Indian Trail named 4-Star schools

June 6, 2017


Filed under Academics, Community, Crichfield, Indian Trail, Showcase

Crichfield and Indian Trail Elementary School were both named 4-Star schools by the Indiana Department of Education for the 2015-2016 school year. Only 28 schools in NW Indiana made the list. This is the fourth time Crichfield has been named a 4-Star school in the last seven years, including the ...

A walk down memory lane

A walk down memory lane

Taylor Kegebein, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Events, Handley, Showcase, Uncategorized

Handley Elementary School has started a yearly tradition to the community that no other school in La Porte County has done before. The grade school wanted to honor seniors that are graduating high school this year in a unique way that would bring back memories from their childhood before advancing forw...

Maule is moving on

Maule is moving on

Autumn Prast, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Handley, Humans of LP, Showcase

Teaching can be defined by an endless combination of words: exciting, inspirational, all-embracing, or animated. In the 42 and a half years that retiree Mrs. Maule has been an educator, she has taught several different generations with open arms and a head full of inspiration.     Maule’s passion for teaching star...

Schellinger to end phenomenal career

Schellinger to end phenomenal career

Autumn Prast, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Handley, Humans of LP, Showcase

Working in the education system can impact people in an endless amount of ways. It can stress some out, while inspiring others, or in some cases, it can even be significantly eye opening. For retiring counselor Mrs. Schellinger, working at Handley did just that.     Schellinger has been on the job for...

Slater starts with a clean slate

Slater starts with a clean slate

Autumn Prast, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Handley, Humans of LP, Showcase

Many great teachers have the opportunity to create a fun and grounded environment for their students, and retiree Mrs. Slater is no exception. She has been teaching for a total of 43 years with a head and a heart full of compassion and patience.     Slater knew her career path from the beginning. From a ...

Bringing love and passion to the classroom

Bringing love and passion to the classroom

Sofia Sirugo, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Boston, Humans of LP, Showcase

Teachers work so hard, and they often leave a lasting impression on their students. This sentiment rings true for Mrs. Smith, seventh grade reading teacher at Boston. Smith has been teaching for over 15 years. Three of those years were in elementary schools, while the last 12 were in the Boston Middl...

Saying goodbye to a familiar face

Saying goodbye to a familiar face

Autumn Prast, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Handley, Humans of LP

Handley Elementary School will have big shoes to fill come August when school starts. Mrs. Levenhagen, beloved teacher and co-worker, will say goodbye for the final time as she now starts a new chapter in her life: retirement. Levenhagen became a teacher not only to educate but to make sure that each studen...

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