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LPCSC to add Project Lead the Way classes in elementary schools

LPCSC to add Project Lead the Way classes in elementary schools

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March 23, 2019


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

La Porte Community School Corporation will be adding new Project Lead the Way (PLTW) classes to all eight elementary schools for the 2019-2020 school year. PLTW is a hands-on learning approach that utilizes STEM curriculum to enhance student learning in various high demand skill areas. “The corpor...

Sanders Sister’s story

Sanders Sister’s story

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


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

The Sanders twins have shown that even the quietest of people have a story to tell. Even though many have rarely heard sophomores Alexandrea and Brittney Sanders speak, the two have published a book called Crushin’ It on Wattpad, a website for budding authors, in October of 2018. The idea of writing a bo...

Crichfield earns Four Star School honor again

Crichfield earns Four Star School honor again

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March 15, 2019


Filed under Academics, Corporation, Crichfield, Showcase

Crichfield Elementary School was named an Indiana Four Star School for the 2017-2018 school year, making it the only La Porte County school to earn the honor. This is the sixth time Crichfield has been named a Four Star School in the last seven years, including the last five consecutive years. ...

Mixing facts and feelings: Doty inspires at LPHS

Mixing facts and feelings: Doty inspires at LPHS

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


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

Out of the many science teachers in LPHS, Biology teacher Mr. Doty has set himself apart in many ways. Whether it be his big win in the staff chili cook-off or the diverse ways he teaches and coaches his students, Doty knows how to bring fun into everything he does. Doty hasn’t always lived in Northwest Indi...

Crichfield Robotics competes at State

Crichfield Robotics competes at State

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March 12, 2019


Filed under Academics, Corporation, Crichfield, Events, Showcase

The Crichfield Robo Ghosts competed at the Indiana VEX Robotics State Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 9th. The Cougars had a school-wide parade on Friday and then sent two teams down to Indy for Crichfield’s first appearance ever down at State. Lucas Oil Stadium was lined with bo...

Shuble eyes Art Institute

Shuble eyes Art Institute

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


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

Senior Alaura Shuble is about to take her talents to the Windy City. Shuble recently found out that she was accepted into her dream school, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Ever since Shuble was a little girl, art has always been her passion. She was raised without the typical access to televis...

Collins: The foundations of success

Collins: The foundations of success

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


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

Not unlike the band and choir programs, LPHS has had an equally successful Orchestra program for nearly three decades. Undoubtedly, a large amount of the program’s success can be attributed to none other than its director, Pete Collins. “I started teaching here in the summer of 1989. I was looking ...

Crash course into New Intermediate School

Crash course into New Intermediate School

March 4, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Showcase

Starting in the 2019-2020 year, the new La Porte Community School Corporation Intermediate School campus is set to open! The push for the establishment of the intermediate building was to give the seventh and eighth graders more opportunity and the resources to discover new interests. They’re get...

LPHS will be hosting staff vs student game

LPHS will be hosting staff vs student game

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase, Sports

LPHS and Kesling student councils will be hosting a staff vs students basketball game in hopes of raising money for Riley Hospital on March 15th from 5:30-8 pm in the main gym. The KMS staff and students will be playing a “JV” game that will have five minutes a quarter. The middle school game...

LPHS takes on the Great Kindness Challenge

LPHS takes on the Great Kindness Challenge

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Community, Corporation, Showcase

Staff and students at LPHS took on the Great Kindness Challenge, a program spanning over five days in hopes of lifting spirits throughout the country. The Great Kindness Challenge is a way for schools around the world to promote kindness and elevate school climate. There is one specific week once a...

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