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Hardwicke finds her calling at Handley

Hardwicke finds her calling at Handley
September 3, 2019

One of the hardest decisions for teachers to make is whether to stay in the classroom or to make the move into administration. For one motivated and talented educator in the La Porte Community School...

Braden returns to make a difference

Braden returns to make a difference
February 21, 2019

Slicer graduate Ben Braden spent time out of Indiana, but he is back in town for his first year as an assistant principal at Handley Elementary School. Braden graduated high school in 2001 at LPHS,...

Berry: A new perspective on music

Berry: A new perspective on music
September 15, 2018

Kirsten Berry is another recent addition to the La Porte Community School Corporation. She teaches music at Handley and Indian Trail Elementary. Berry attended Ball State for four years, studying Music...

One last walkthrough

One last walkthrough
May 24, 2018

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...

Once a Slicer, always a Slicer: Braden returning home

Once a Slicer, always a Slicer: Braden returning home
May 18, 2018

Ben Braden, former Slicer, is returning to the Maple City to take over as assistant principal at Handley Elementary School. Braden’s roots lie deep in LaPorte, Indiana. As a child, he attended Crichfield...

Red ribbon week

Red ribbon week
October 27, 2017

Elementary schools throughout the La Porte School Corporation are celebrating Red Ribbon Week from October 23rd through October 27th. Red Ribbon Week is all about staying and what it means to be drug...

New Handley construction underway

New Handley construction underway
August 31, 2017

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...

A walk down memory lane

A walk down memory lane
May 26, 2017

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...

Maule is moving on

Maule is moving on
May 26, 2017

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...

Schellinger to end phenomenal career

Schellinger to end phenomenal career
May 24, 2017

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...

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