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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...

LaPorte elementary schools named “A” schools

LaPorte elementary schools named “A” schools

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Corporation

Crichfield, Indian Trail, and Kingsford Heights Elementary schools were recently named “A”  schools for the 2016-2017 school year.    While this is not the first year that they each have earned this title, the community is excited to see these schools continue to keep this title.   ...

Beres shines as a beacon of light for LPCSC

Beres shines as a beacon of light for LPCSC

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

December 7, 2017


Filed under Boston, Corporation, Crichfield, Humans of LP, Showcase

Some LPHS students may be familiar with the math teacher, Mr. Beres, but they may not know his wife, Mrs. Beres. For the past 10 years, she has served as a Educational Diagnostician [ED] at three elementary schools, both middle schools, and LPHS. She served as a teacher in the LPCSC for 10 years prior...

Elementary robotics

Elementary robotics

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Corporation

Ingenuity and innovation are not just reserved for LPHS students. Many future Slicers are trying their hand at mixing technology and fun in the form of robotics. The opportunities for this in the corporation are ample, with Handley, Lincoln, Kingsford Heights, Riley, Crichfield, and Kingsbury Elementar...

Sgambelluri rewrites the traditional librarian role

Sgambelluri rewrites the traditional librarian role

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Boston, Community

Mrs. Sgambelluri, Boston Middle School librarian, is turning the stereotypical on its head. The library is no longer a place of scared and silent students. The BMS is a sanctuary of curiosity and learning due to Sgambelluri. Not only are books her best friend, but so are the students reading them. ...

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