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Neely thrives in the Windy City

Neely thrives in the Windy City

Payton Neely, Staff writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Humans of LP, Showcase

Former Slicer Heather Neely is taking big steps in advancing her future in Property Management, and her work ethic is leading to amazing opportunities. In the summer of 2018, Neely had just finished her second year of college and was looking for places to conduct an official internship. That’s whe...

First Theatre Performance

First Theatre Performance

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under Academics, Arts, Clubs, Community, Corporation

The LPHS Musical Theatre class puts on its first performance, during mid-December, in the Performing Arts Center. Students were tasked with learning and performing a musical theater piece. Slicers jumped right in to the task, perfecting their songs for the stage. Mr. Coe, Musical Theatre teacher, did ...

LPCSC introduces Food Rescue program

LPCSC introduces Food Rescue program

Alyssa Foster, Editor

December 25, 2018


Filed under Corporation, Crichfield, Hailmann, Kingsbury, Lincoln, Showcase

The LaPorte Community School Corporation has started a food rescue program throughout various elementary schools this school year. The food rescue program is a way for students to donate to unopened edibles to food pantries and other various locations around the area. Students can donate food ...

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: Sarah Baker Class of 2001

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: Sarah Baker Class of 2001

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Humans of LP, Showcase

The Slicer Family is diverse and wide reaching- and one former graduate is leaving her mark in the business world. Sarah Baker is the founder and managing partner of NextHill Capital Partners. This is a Chicago-based, private equity firm that invests in lower middle-market businesses with a defensible ...

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: Vinay Prasad Class of 2001

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: Vinay Prasad Class of 2001

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Humans of LP, Most Viewed Stories, Showcase

Being a Slicer isn’t just about attending La Porte High School. It can mean a million different things to a million different people. Most students who walk out of LPHS leave with an overflowing amount of pride for the school, community, and all of the people who have impacted their lives in some wa...

Boston Builder’s Club

Boston Builder’s Club

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Boston, Clubs, Community, Humans of LP, Showcase

Boston Builder’s Club has been making a difference throughout the community with its community service with a smile. Builder's Club was first introduced to Boston in 2017. The club is a middle school spin off of the Kiwanis Organization, which focuses on giving back through service. Holly Welsh, seventh...

Sincere Señora

Sincere Señora

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Humans of LP, Showcase

A newer face in the foreign language department has been nothing but a stand out since the day she stepped back into the building she walked through as a student. Señora Henderson has a big heart and focuses on making her students feel like they matter. Throughout high school, Spanish was always a cla...

Kesling introduces peer-tutoring

Kesling introduces peer-tutoring

Alyssa Foster, Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under Corporation, Kingsbury

Kesling Middle School students have recently began a new initiative that allows Komets to serve as peer tutors for their classrooms. Over 30 students, all with strong grades, volunteer to tutor other students who are struggling in certain subjects. Tutoring takes place in the morning during their ...

K-Kids, santa parade, and community

K-Kids, santa parade, and community

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Hailmann, Humans of LP, Showcase

Christmas is approaching, which means so do the festivities. Over 400 people lined up along the sides of Lincolnway to watch the Christmas Santa Parade on November 24 with Santa Claus himself, perched atop the firetruck. Hailmann and Crichfield K-Kids join and marched in the parade as well. Approxim...

Sharing love through literature

Sharing love through literature

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Humans of LP, Riley, Showcase

Up on the second floor of Riley Elementary tucked away in stacks of books is one of Riley’s most beloved staff members- Mrs. Povlock. Being a librarian isn’t always an easy job. It takes an immense amount of time, energy, and genuine love for books to do it. Povlock does just that, while having th...

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