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After Prom

After Prom

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Community, Corporation

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


Filed under Arts, Boston, Community, Corporation, Humans of LP, Showcase

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


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Showcase

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


Filed under Academics, Boston, Humans of LP

  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


Filed under Community, Corporation, Showcase

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


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Showcase

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...

IASP names Alber District 2 Principal of the Year

IASP names Alber District 2 Principal of the Year

LPCSC News

May 7, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Riley, Showcase

Riley Elementary principal Chris Alber has been named the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) District 2 Elementary Principal of the Year. The honor, while still a shock to Alber, was one he found incredibly humbling, especially because of his respect for those he works with every day--f...

LPHS hosts Local Scholarship Award night

LPHS hosts Local Scholarship Award night

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase

  The La Porte High School Local Scholarship Awards Ceremony took place on Thursday, May 2nd. 63 seniors were awarded scholarships from many organizations and donors in the Performing Arts Center at LPHS. Approximately 40 scholarships and over $49,000 was given to Slicers moving on to pos...

Stisher’s swan song

Stisher’s swan song

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


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

After transforming the music department for the past 31 years, the man who has done it all and has always done it with a smile on his face, is wrapping up his last year as head director and is ready to pass the baton to whoever is next. Mickey Stisher has decided to conclude his band director chapter at th...

LPHS presents: The Wizard of Oz

LPHS presents: The Wizard of Oz

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


Filed under Arts, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase

This summer the LPHS theater department will present its first full musical this summer: The Wizard of Oz. Auditions Oz will be led by LPHS’ talented arts staff. Richard Snyder, PAC director, will direct the production. “The fact that I can cast students from Elementary grades through 12th...

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