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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...

LPHS should offer mental health days

LPHS should offer mental health days

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

As the years pass, schools all around the world change and advance their curriculum. While this excels some students’ minds, it only damages others. With the hardening of school work partnered with individual problems at home, it would benefit LPHS to allow students to take mental health days. ...

Doty wins Coach of the Year

Doty wins Coach of the Year

Alli Glen, Editor

February 11, 2020

The La Porte High School’s girls swimming finished up one of their best seasons in recent history after a 3rd place finish at Valparaiso High School on February 8th. Along with breaking records, ending the season at a higher placing, their beloved coach John Doty was named Conference Coach of the Y...

The legacy of Schmidt

The legacy of Schmidt

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

Being a school counselor is a big job. It takes a special person to be able to juggle students’ social, emotional, and academic needs, but Caryn Schmidt does just that. Schmidt is one of the five counselors at La Porte High School who guides LPHS students. She is originally from Franklin Park, Illino...

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