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New Handley construction underway

New Handley construction underway

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Community, Events, Handley, Showcase

Handley Elementary School is currently in the process of building a new school that is  projected to be finished by December of 2019. Change is scary or unwelcomed sometimes, but Handley students and staff are up for the challenge. The excitement of having a new school is creating a buzz for the Troja...

A walk down memory lane

A walk down memory lane

Taylor Kegebein, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Events, Handley, Showcase, Uncategorized

Handley Elementary School has started a yearly tradition to the community that no other school in La Porte County has done before. The grade school wanted to honor seniors that are graduating high school this year in a unique way that would bring back memories from their childhood before advancing forw...

Maule is moving on

Maule is moving on

Autumn Prast, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Handley, Humans of LP, Showcase

Teaching can be defined by an endless combination of words: exciting, inspirational, all-embracing, or animated. In the 42 and a half years that retiree Mrs. Maule has been an educator, she has taught several different generations with open arms and a head full of inspiration.     Maule’s passion for teaching star...

Schellinger to end phenomenal career

Schellinger to end phenomenal career

Autumn Prast, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Handley, Humans of LP, Showcase

Working in the education system can impact people in an endless amount of ways. It can stress some out, while inspiring others, or in some cases, it can even be significantly eye opening. For retiring counselor Mrs. Schellinger, working at Handley did just that.     Schellinger has been on the job for...

Slater starts with a clean slate

Slater starts with a clean slate

Autumn Prast, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under Handley, Humans of LP, Showcase

Many great teachers have the opportunity to create a fun and grounded environment for their students, and retiree Mrs. Slater is no exception. She has been teaching for a total of 43 years with a head and a heart full of compassion and patience.     Slater knew her career path from the beginning. From a ...

Saying goodbye to a familiar face

Saying goodbye to a familiar face

Autumn Prast, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Handley, Humans of LP

Handley Elementary School will have big shoes to fill come August when school starts. Mrs. Levenhagen, beloved teacher and co-worker, will say goodbye for the final time as she now starts a new chapter in her life: retirement. Levenhagen became a teacher not only to educate but to make sure that each studen...

Syncing into summer at Handley Elementary School

Syncing into summer at Handley Elementary School

Danielle McDermott, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Events, Handley

Handley Elementary School has been approved to have a 2016 lip dub, with the filming scheduled to take place on May 20.   The idea was originally proposed by the Handley PR team of Danielle McDermott and Sarah Bulger to the principal Mrs. Upp and liaison Mrs. Schellinger. Upp and Schellinger l...

Pennies For Pets

Pennies For Pets

Handley PR Team

January 15, 2016


Filed under Handley

Pennies for Pets is a community service project sponsored by the first grade students at Handley Elementary School in La Porte, Indiana. The first graders take special pride in sponsoring Pennies for Pets, and invite Handley students’ to donate and take pride in supporting our very own La Porte County...

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