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Crichfield, Riley earn ‘A’

Crichfield, Riley earn ‘A’

LPCSC

November 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Riley, Showcase

Crichfield and Riley earned an “A” rating for the 2017-2018 school year, as was announced by the Indiana Department of Education--IDOE--last week. Elementary and middle schools across the state earn grades based on data from test scores, growth, and participation in standardized tests. High sch...

Crichfield hosts Lunch with a Vet

Crichfield hosts Lunch with a Vet

LPCSC

November 13, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Events, Showcase

The Crichfield cafeteria was full of heroes on Monday as the school hosted its first Lunch with a Veteran Day. Close to 100 veterans filed in and out throughout the day to share a meal with their Cougar family members. The heroes found themselves sitting side-by-side with other vets who fought in wa...

Sharing the love

Sharing the love

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

September 15, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Showcase

At Crichfield Elementary, kindness and empathy are values felt throughout the halls and classroom. Two projects early on are proving that. Returning for the second year, the Pawsitivity Project is bringing many smiles to the children and staff. Little paw-shaped pieces of paper are hidden around the sch...

One last walkthrough

One last walkthrough

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Crichfield, Events, Handley, Indian Trail, Kingsford Heights, Riley

Many LPHS seniors had the chance to walk through the halls of their former elementary schools during the graduation walk throughs. During the last few weeks of May, and school, several elementary schools in the corporation welcomed the seniors back and gave them a chance to meander the halls one last ...

Saying goodbye to warm-hearted Wendel

Saying goodbye to warm-hearted Wendel

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Member

May 11, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Lincoln, Showcase

  At the close of this school year, Mrs. Wendel will be singing her final note. Wendel, music teacher at Crichfield and Lincoln, has been an educator in the corporation for 43 years, and her retirement will leave a void that will be hard to fill. Wendel graduated Manchester College (no...

Ending where she began: McIntyre set to retire

Ending where she began: McIntyre set to retire

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Crichfield, Humans of LP, Showcase

During students’ time in school, the future to success starts with the elementary years. Mrs. McIntyre, teacher at Crichfield Elementary School, is a beautiful example of an educator who laid the path of success for the multitude of students who came into her classroom. McIntyre’s 35 year career...

Beres shines as a beacon of light for LPCSC

Beres shines as a beacon of light for LPCSC

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

December 7, 2017


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

Some LPHS students may be familiar with the math teacher, Mr. Beres, but they may not know his wife, Mrs. Beres. For the past 10 years, she has served as a Educational Diagnostician [ED] at three elementary schools, both middle schools, and LPHS. She served as a teacher in the LPCSC for 10 years prior...

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...

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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