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Biggs wins IASP’s District 2 Principal of the Year

Biggs wins IASP's District 2 Principal of the Year

LPCSC News

May 13, 2020

Crichfield principal Donna Biggs was named Indiana Association of School Principal’s District 2 Principal of the Year. Biggs, who has been leading at Crichfield for the past 10 years, was notified of the honor in April. In order to be considered, principals have to be nominated by fellow administra...

Fettinger puts LPHS’ 3-D printers to work

Fettinger puts LPHS' 3-D printers to work

Alli Glen, Editor

May 9, 2020

Mr. Fettinger and a team of fellow staff, students and community members are printing PPE to help during the COVID-19 crisis.  The LPHS Media Center received 3-D printers during the 2016-2017 school year, and while the printers have been used, the finished products are now helping protect those on...

Smith prints optimism

Smith prints optimism

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Due to COVID-19, cities all around the world have been experiencing a tremendous shortage of protective equipment. Thanks to Mrs. Smith, Innovation Lab teacher at the Kesling Campus, La Porte Hospital is receiving much needed 3D printed face shields. Smith has been working on this project since late March/early Ap...

Hoop Dreams: Ethan Osowski

Hoop Dreams: Ethan Osowski

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

April 5, 2020

Ethan Osowski, La Porte basketball junior, is making strides to have a strong senior year after an upsetting loss to rival Michigan City. Osowski has been in the varsity lineup for the La Porte boys’ basketball team since his freshman year. Osowski has made many accomplishments in his high schoo...

Manering wraps up long successful career at LPCSC

Manering wraps up long successful career at LPCSC

Alli Glen, Editor

March 31, 2020

After 44 years of being a key member of the LaPorte Community School Corporation, Mr. Steve Manering is wrapping up his long career in education.  Manering started 44 years ago as a Crichfield Elementary School teacher. He taught there for 11 years before heading over to Boston Middle School to beco...

Marxman works endlessly no matter the circumstances

Marxman works endlessly no matter the circumstances

Alli Glen, Editor

March 18, 2020

Despite the current world crisis happening all around, a bright light at LPHS is pushing through the difficulties and working endlessly to ensure her hard work and determination is the leading force. LPHS junior, Rebecca Marxman is nearly finishing her high school chapter, and she is doing it with such g...

Braiden Thornton: LPHS’ weatherman

Braiden Thornton: LPHS' weatherman

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Coming in like a thunderstorm, sophomore Braiden Thornton has become the most popular weatherman in all of La Porte. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday he delivers well-constructed and detailed weather reports to the students of LPHS during SRT. Starting just a few weeks ago, Thornton has become one of the mo...

Making the world more awesome: Scroggin inspires kindness at Hailmann

Making the world more awesome: Scroggin inspires kindness at Hailmann

LPCSC News

February 28, 2020

In a sometimes dark world, there is unyielding need for a spark of light--one that provides hope and love and shows the world that good will always prevail in the end. There are few lights that shine brighter than Hailmann third grade teacher Laurie Scroggin. Scroggin, a lifelong Slicer, taught at Handl...

Wonder of Woz

Wonder of Woz

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Dominating as both an English and previously a speech teacher, James Wszolek has made a name for himself at La Porte High School.  Having worked as a teacher for over 20 years, Wszolek has extensive experience in the learning field and works to unlock students potential both as learners and as p...

Slicer Mentor Club lending a hand to incoming freshmen

Slicer Mentor Club lending a hand to incoming freshmen

Alli Glen, Editor

February 18, 2020

LPHS has many successful clubs, and the newly started Slicer Mentor Club will be living up to those expectations. Junior sisters Jill and Paige Maudlin wanted to make the club for incoming freshmen or new students who might be struggling with scheduling, adjusting to the new school, or needing advice f...

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