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Cooper manages nurse’s office during pandemic

Cooper manages nurse's office during pandemic

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

In the face of a pandemic, the idea of being the nurse at a school sounds daunting, but to Nurse Rachel Cooper, it’s nothing. Since La Porte High School has been opened back up to the public, Cooper has been working in the nurse's office ensuring the health of students and staff.  Though there ha...

Color-coded plan for the 2020/2021 school year

Color-coded plan for the 2020/2021 school year

Tori Kegebein, Editor

September 4, 2020

After six months in quarantine, students finally returned to LPHS on August 24th. Although given the choices of traditional learning, distance learning, and homeschooling, around 60% of students decided to come back to school physically.  Several precautions have been put into effect to keep students a...

Biggs wins IASP’s District 2 Principal of the Year

Biggs wins IASP's District 2 Principal of the Year

LPCSC News

May 13, 2020

Crichfield principal Donna Biggs was named Indiana Association of School Principal’s District 2 Principal of the Year. Biggs, who has been leading at Crichfield for the past 10 years, was notified of the honor in April. In order to be considered, principals have to be nominated by fellow administra...

Fettinger puts LPHS’ 3-D printers to work

Fettinger puts LPHS' 3-D printers to work

Alli Glen, Editor

May 9, 2020

Mr. Fettinger and a team of fellow staff, students and community members are printing PPE to help during the COVID-19 crisis.  The LPHS Media Center received 3-D printers during the 2016-2017 school year, and while the printers have been used, the finished products are now helping protect those on...

Smith prints optimism

Smith prints optimism

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Due to COVID-19, cities all around the world have been experiencing a tremendous shortage of protective equipment. Thanks to Mrs. Smith, Innovation Lab teacher at the Kesling Campus, La Porte Hospital is receiving much needed 3D printed face shields. Smith has been working on this project since late March/early Ap...

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...

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