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Bringing students together through music

Bringing students together through music

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019

The LPHS music program has been blessed with incredible educators over the years, and Matt Sullivan is no exception. Sullivan has taught at La Porte Community Schools for 11 years now. He taught at Kesling Middle School for eight years before coming to LPHS to fill the assistant director role. ...

LPHS gears students up for their futures

LPHS gears students up for their futures

payton neely, staff writer

May 31, 2019

LPHS hosted a job fair including 41 businesses in the main gym of the high school on Friday, May 17. Many students are not prepared for the big leap in taking control of their careers, and a majority do not know where they want to go after high school. The goal is for students to attend the job fa...

Bockhorst takes on a new role

Bockhorst takes on a new role

payton neely, staff writer

May 31, 2019

Starting in the new school year of 2019-2020, Rebecca Bockhorst will be starting a new position at the middle school teaching Spanish to younger students. Bockhorst has been teaching Spanish at the high school for seven years now, and this will be a large shift in environment for her. While middle sc...

Bailey bids farewell

Bailey bids farewell

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Mr. Bailey, 6th-grade math teacher at Boston Middle school, will be ending his illustrious career in just a few days. Bailey has taught for 41 years, and throughout that time, he has consistently been one of those special teachers who students still reflect fondly on years and decades later due to hi...

After Prom

After Prom

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

With 521 students attending, the La Porte 2019 Prom was a huge celebration of another great year. Most students would agree that it was a great time full of dancing, music, and fun. The dance was held at the Civic Auditorium on May 15th from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.  It was exclusively for juniors and s...

A ‘noteworthy’ educator

A ‘noteworthy’ educator

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

A wonderful addition to the La Porte Community School Corporation’s arts programs recently is Elizabeth Cravens. This is the second year she has led the choir programs at Boston Middle School. Cravens is already making strides to strengthen Boston’s choral program. “In choir, our curriculu...

Coding Cougars

Coding Cougars

LPCSC News

May 15, 2019

What started as an idea in the principal’s office quickly became the hottest ticket at Crichfield. Last school year, Mrs. Biggs, Crichfield principal, brought the idea of starting a Girls Who Code club to STEAM Team member and future Project Lead the Way teacher Mrs. Talbert. Talbert jumped at the i...

Stevenson Story

Stevenson Story

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

  With the 2018-2019 school year drawing to a close, as will a long-lived teaching career of Mr. Stevenson, Business Tech teacher at Boston Middle school. He has been teaching for 15 years, which is a significant amount of time considering he had other experience in different fields of wor...

Saying goodbye to an adventurous soul

Saying goodbye to an adventurous soul

payton neely, staff writer

May 14, 2019

After four years of teaching at the ACCESS program held at the Unity Site, and 21 years of teaching special education at LPHS, Lynn Davis is saying farewell to her staff title. Davis knew teaching was the path for her after having children of her own and recognizing every moment was a “teachable mo...

Crichfield becomes STEM Certified

Crichfield becomes STEM Certified

May 9, 2019

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) has named Crichfield Elementary a STEM Certified School. Crichfield was just one of 18 schools recently added to the state list of certified schools and is now only one of 78 schools in Indiana to have the distinction. The certification will last until the...

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