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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 ...

Engaging spirit: Tockert creates positive environment at BMS

Engaging spirit: Tockert creates positive environment at BMS

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Boston, Community, Humans of LP

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


Filed under Academics, Boston, Community, Corporation, Kesling, Showcase

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


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

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


Filed under Boston, Clubs, Community, Humans of LP, Showcase

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


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

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


Filed under Boston, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase

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...

Boston gives a helping hand

Boston gives a helping hand

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Member

May 9, 2018


Filed under Academics, Boston, Community, Showcase

Seventh grade students at Boston Middle School in conjunction with the LaPorte County Public Library recently constructed four usable prosthetic hands for children with missing limbs. The LaPorte County Public Library was honored with a grant to help purchase the hardware for the bionic hands, and i...

Boston’s Builder’s club

Boston’s Builder’s club

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Boston, Clubs

Introducing a new twist on bringing schools together, Boston Middle School’s Builder’s Club is an international student-led group of middle schoolers who perform services, lead projects, and build character. It also makes sure to help kids leave middle school with skills to become gratifying and...

Phenomenal Pfeifer

Phenomenal Pfeifer

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Boston, Humans of LP, Showcase

A teacher’s impact is often far reaching and never ending. For many students, when it comes to teachers who have impacted them, Mrs. Pfeifer, teacher at Boston Middle School, is a name that pops into many heads. Some people go their whole childhood trying to figure out what they want to do with t...

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