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Sharing the love

Sharing the love

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

September 15, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Showcase

At Crichfield Elementary, kindness and empathy are values felt throughout the halls and classroom. Two projects early on are proving that. Returning for the second year, the Pawsitivity Project is bringing many smiles to the children and staff. Little paw-shaped pieces of paper are hidden around the sch...

A new perspective on music

A new perspective on music

Cedric McCoy, staff

September 15, 2018


Filed under Community, Handley, Humans of LP, Indian Trail, Showcase

Kirsten Berry is another recent addition to the La Porte Community School Corporation. She teaches music at Handley and Indian Trail Elementary. Berry attended Ball State for four years, studying Music Education. Her goal since day one has been to brighten children's days. “If kids can get in...

Huskies create a kinder world

Huskies create a kinder world

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Corporation, Hailmann

  Walking into Hailmann creates a welcoming and happy mood that makes everyone feel at home. Staff and students work together to create a culture of support and kindness to make Hailmann feel like home. No one is ever alone with caring and cheerful friends surrounding them at all times. Hailmann ...

LPHS adds Comfort Closet

LPHS adds Comfort Closet

La Porte Community School Corporation

September 13, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Showcase, Slicer Resources

After much hard work from a group of Slicer educators, LPHS students are going to be feeling the benefits of some extra love with the addition of the Comfort Closet. The Comfort Closet, located on the VLA side of B.11, is a place where Slicer students can go to get basic supplies--free of charge--th...

Lincoln hosts Popsicles on the Playground

Lincoln hosts Popsicles on the Playground

La Porte Community School Corporation

September 13, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Lincoln, Showcase

Lincoln Elementary’s playground was filled with smiling faces and cool treats as the Lions hosted its first annual Popsicles on the Playground event Thursday night. In a joint effort from the PTA and Title I Reading teacher Laura Wells, Popsicles on the Playground had just about everything students ...

Burns honored for remarkable career

Burns honored for remarkable career

La Porte Community School Corporation

September 12, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Lincoln, Showcase

It’s fitting that a plaque of beloved former Lincoln teacher Myrtle Burns finds itself resting in the Lion’s library amongst the shelves of book that--just like her--filled many students with a wealth of knowledge. Spearheaded by the Friedman family, a dedication to Burns was held in May at Linco...

Scheck hitting the right notes at Kesling

Scheck hitting the right notes at Kesling

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Kesling

Carey Scheck has been creating beautiful music around La Porte County for over a decade, first as a pianist and now in her new role as the Kesling Middle School Choir Director. Scheck has been teaching piano lessons in the community for about 10 years, and she still genuinely enjoys teaching them. She ...

LPHS adding safety precautions

LPHS adding safety precautions

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Showcase

With safety concerns rising throughout the country, LaPorte High School is making the necessary changes to ensure safety for all its students. Safety in America is changing.  Gone are the days of casually walking through airports to catch a plane, taking a care-free hitchhike, and, more recently, wa...

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...

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