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Elementary robotics

Elementary robotics

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Corporation

Ingenuity and innovation are not just reserved for LPHS students. Many future Slicers are trying their hand at mixing technology and fun in the form of robotics. The opportunities for this in the corporation are ample, with Handley, Lincoln, Kingsford Heights, Riley, Crichfield, and Kingsbury Elementar...

Sgambelluri rewrites the traditional librarian role

Sgambelluri rewrites the traditional librarian role

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Boston, Community

Mrs. Sgambelluri, Boston Middle School librarian, is turning the stereotypical on its head. The library is no longer a place of scared and silent students. The BMS is a sanctuary of curiosity and learning due to Sgambelluri. Not only are books her best friend, but so are the students reading them. ...

Crichfield and Riley participate in Socktober

Crichfield and Riley participate in Socktober

Kirsta Greer, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Community, Crichfield, Riley, Showcase

Crichfield and Riley Elementary spent October collecting socks as a part of the Socktober movement, donating them to county centers and shelters. Socktober started about seven years ago after Kid President and creator Brad Montague challenged kids around the country to make a difference in the liv...

Red ribbon week

Red ribbon week

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Events, Hailmann, Handley, Showcase

Elementary schools throughout the La Porte School Corporation are celebrating Red Ribbon Week from October 23rd through October 27th. Red Ribbon Week is all about staying and what it means to be drug free. There is a Red Ribbon Campaign which provides drug awareness to millions around the world. T...

Bruins raise $375 for Cerebral Palsy Foundation

Bruins raise $375 for Cerebral Palsy Foundation

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under Boston, Events

A handful of Boston Middle School students volunteered to raise $375 for the Cerebral Palsy Foundation on October 4th in the form of a Reading Marathon. Bruins Jacob Bennett, Madison Dhoore, Arianna Dominguez-Rosales, Kamryn Kubik, Molly Menne, Dalton Miller, Annabelle Owens, Ava Penziol, Reghan Penzi...

LPCSC receives Lilly Endowment Grant

LPCSC receives Lilly Endowment Grant

Kirsta, Greer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Showcase

La Porte High School has recently received a grant for $660,000 for a counseling initiative from the Lilly Endowment. The LPCSC school counselors were involved in the Lilly Endowment process. The counselors also had consultants from Purdue University, University of Indianapolis’s CELL program, a...

Bruins aim for successful season

Bruins aim for successful season

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Boston, Sports

The Boston Middle School eighth grade volleyball team is ready for a successful season.     The (BMS) volleyball players are separated into two teams- the “A” team and the “B” team. Both teams consist of several players who are able to contribute to the team, each in different ways.  ...

New Handley construction underway

New Handley construction underway

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Community, Events, Handley, Showcase

Handley Elementary School is currently in the process of building a new school that is  projected to be finished by December of 2019. Change is scary or unwelcomed sometimes, but Handley students and staff are up for the challenge. The excitement of having a new school is creating a buzz for the Troja...

Moving up to middle school

Moving up to middle school

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017


Filed under Boston

Usually the first day of middle school as a sixth grader is terrifying. On Thursday, August 10, it was not as unpleasant because of the help of staff and administration. At the end of their fifth grade year, students saw a middle school day in progress. They went to their selected middle school for ...

Crichfield and Indian Trail named 4-Star schools

Crichfield and Indian Trail named 4-Star schools

June 6, 2017


Filed under Academics, Community, Crichfield, Indian Trail, Showcase

Crichfield and Indian Trail Elementary School were both named 4-Star schools by the Indiana Department of Education for the 2015-2016 school year. Only 28 schools in NW Indiana made the list. This is the fourth time Crichfield has been named a 4-Star school in the last seven years, including the ...

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