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One last walkthrough

One last walkthrough

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Crichfield, Events, Handley, Indian Trail, Kingsford Heights, Riley

Many LPHS seniors had the chance to walk through the halls of their former elementary schools during the graduation walk throughs. During the last few weeks of May, and school, several elementary schools in the corporation welcomed the seniors back and gave them a chance to meander the halls one last ...

New elementary school principals announced

New elementary school principals announced

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Humans of LP, Kingsbury, Kingsford Heights, Lincoln, Showcase

The LaPorte Community School Corporation has announced the newest elementary school principals. The announcing of the new Kingsford Heights Elementary and Lincoln Elementary principals occurred during the school board meeting on May 14th. Amy Kosior, LaPorte High School assistant principal, will st...

Once a Slicer, always a Slicer: Braden returning home

Once a Slicer, always a Slicer: Braden returning home

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


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

Ben Braden, former Slicer, is returning to the Maple City to take over as assistant principal at Handley Elementary School. Braden’s roots lie deep in LaPorte, Indiana. As a child, he attended Crichfield Elementary School and Boston Middle School. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in El...

Beebe’s lasting impact

Beebe’s lasting impact

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Indian Trail, Showcase

Teachers are not the only ones who create a lasting impact on students; Mrs. Beebe, an Indian Trail assistant, has left her mark on countless students as well, though she is planning to retire at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. It is said that all good things must come to an end; Beebe conti...

Saying goodbye to warm-hearted Wendel

Saying goodbye to warm-hearted Wendel

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Member

May 11, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Lincoln, Showcase

  At the close of this school year, Mrs. Wendel will be singing her final note. Wendel, music teacher at Crichfield and Lincoln, has been an educator in the corporation for 43 years, and her retirement will leave a void that will be hard to fill. Wendel graduated Manchester College (no...

Boston gives a helping hand

Boston gives a helping hand

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Member

May 9, 2018


Filed under Academics, Boston, Community, Showcase

Seventh grade students at Boston Middle School in conjunction with the LaPorte County Public Library recently constructed four usable prosthetic hands for children with missing limbs. The LaPorte County Public Library was honored with a grant to help purchase the hardware for the bionic hands, and i...

Class of 2018 4.0 students

Class of 2018 4.0 students

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


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

LPHS is proud to announce the 4.0 students for the Class of 2018. There are 25 students who have maintained a perfect GPA to finish at the top of their class.   Austin Casto Elementary School Attended:  Hailmann Favorite Teacher:  Mrs. Welling Parents Names: Michelle & Jeff Casto College Attending: Valparaiso University ...

Scholarship night

Scholarship night

Taylor Pletcher, Staff member

May 3, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase

LPHS seniors were honored with local scholarships on April 26th. On Thursday, April 26th, LPHS Seniors were awarded scholarships that they applied for during second trimester. With over 40 scholarships available and over $60,000 in scholarships given away, every scholarship was well earned by t...

Szynal says goodbye

Szynal says goodbye

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Lincoln, Showcase

  Mrs. Szynal, Lincoln Elementary School principal, has decided to close her office door for the final time in June, as she has recently announced that she is planning to retire at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. After 34 years in education, Szynal has left her mark on many students, fami...

Ochoa wins Barnes & Noble essay contest

Ochoa wins Barnes & Noble essay contest

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Showcase

Alexis Ochoa, sophomore at La Porte High School, won the district Barnes & Noble’s “My Favorite Teacher” essay contest out of more than 300 entries. The contest rules were to write an essay or poem less than 500 words sharing why they appreciate and admire a teacher and how the teacher h...

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