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Bailey bids farewell

Bailey bids farewell

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Mr. Bailey, 6th-grade math teacher at Boston Middle school, will be ending his illustrious career in just a few days. Bailey has taught for 41 years, and throughout that time, he has consistently been one of those special teachers who students still reflect fondly on years and decades later due to hi...

A ‘noteworthy’ educator

A ‘noteworthy’ educator

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

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...

Stevenson Story

Stevenson Story

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

  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...

Collins: The foundations of success

Collins: The foundations of success

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

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 ...

Engaging spirit: Tockert creates positive environment at BMS

Engaging spirit: Tockert creates positive environment at BMS

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

There is a great collection of teachers who educate the halls of Boston Middle School, and one of the best is undoubtedly Mrs. Tockert. Tockert is an eighth grade English teacher who has touched the lives of hundreds of students with her vibrant and sophisticated personality. “She was probably...

Intermediate school making new progress

Intermediate school making new progress

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

The LaPorte Community School Corporation Intermediate campus is continuing to make strides in the building progress and the organizational set up. The new administrative area will be open for use around spring break. The next renovation in progress within the current building is occurring in the old cafete...

Compassion meets empowerment

Compassion meets empowerment

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Every teacher has a story. For Boston Middle School social studies teacher Holly Welsh, her pages are filled with care, leadership, and kindness. It is clear her story’s setting was always meant to be in a classroom, even though it wasn’t where she thought she would end up. Welsh’s original p...

Boston Builder’s Club

Boston Builder’s Club

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

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...

Sullivan: building core values in students

Sullivan: building core values in students

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

Mrs. Sullivan is a committed, caring, and invested educator and Boston students are reaping the benefits. Sullivan attended Indiana University Bloomington, where she studied Music Education as a euphonium player. “I play the euphonium. It's part of the tuba family. I thought I would play the s...

Boston’s Brew’in Cafe

Boston’s Brew’in Cafe

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Boston Middle School’s Brew’in Cafe is up and running for the second year in the Media Center. The cafe is a fun way for community-based students to interact with teachers by bringing them their early morning coffee. “I felt like there were ways in which the Media Center could better serve the com...

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