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Bridging the school and parent communities

Bridging the school and parent communities

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

A prioritized goal of La Porte Community School Corporation is transparency with the parent and family community. In an effort to continue LPCSC has instituted an online newspaper, social media pages and teams, and regular parent outreach events. A new and unique initiative the LPCSC has undertaken this year t...

LPCSC introduces Food Rescue program

LPCSC introduces Food Rescue program

Alyssa Foster, Editor

December 25, 2018

The LaPorte Community School Corporation has started a food rescue program throughout various elementary schools this school year. The food rescue program is a way for students to donate to unopened edibles to food pantries and other various locations around the area. Students can donate food ...

Lions lending a helping hand

Lions lending a helping hand

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

In light of recent natural disasters and tragedy, a local effort is trying to improve the lives of others halfway around the country. Shelly Otwinowski, a 4th-grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary School, is leading an initiative to raise money for a Florida school affected by Hurricane Michael. ...

Lincoln hosts Popsicles on the Playground

Lincoln hosts Popsicles on the Playground

La Porte Community School Corporation

September 13, 2018

Lincoln Elementary’s playground was filled with smiling faces and cool treats as the Lions hosted its first annual Popsicles on the Playground event Thursday night. In a joint effort from the PTA and Title I Reading teacher Laura Wells, Popsicles on the Playground had just about everything students ...

Burns honored for remarkable career

Burns honored for remarkable career

La Porte Community School Corporation

September 12, 2018

It’s fitting that a plaque of beloved former Lincoln teacher Myrtle Burns finds itself resting in the Lion’s library amongst the shelves of book that--just like her--filled many students with a wealth of knowledge. Spearheaded by the Friedman family, a dedication to Burns was held in May at Linco...

New elementary school principals announced

New elementary school principals announced

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

The LaPorte Community School Corporation has announced the newest elementary school principals. The announcing of the new Kingsford Heights Elementary and Lincoln Elementary principals occurred during the school board meeting on May 14th. Amy Kosior, LaPorte High School assistant principal, will st...

Saying goodbye to warm-hearted Wendel

Saying goodbye to warm-hearted Wendel

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Member

May 11, 2018

  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...

Szynal says goodbye

Szynal says goodbye

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

  Mrs. Szynal, Lincoln Elementary School principal, has decided to close her office door for the final time in June, as she has recently announced that she is planning to retire at the end of the 2017-2018 school year. After 34 years in education, Szynal has left her mark on many students, fami...

Scarves for Lincoln

Scarves for Lincoln

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018

Every year, STAND Club and NHS collect scarves to help make sure those in the community stay warm.           In past years, they have wrapped them around trees down town, but the two clubs have decided to put them around Lincoln Elementary this year.            Lincol...

Striving for the streak

Striving for the streak

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018

It is officially basketball season, and the girls’ basketball team is off to a strong sport. So far, the record for the girls varsity team is 6-2. The team has defeated Riley, John Glenn, Crown Point, Concord, and Valparaiso High School. Defeating Concord High School on December 3rd, the Sl...

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