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IASP names Alber District 2 Principal of the Year

IASP names Alber District 2 Principal of the Year

LPCSC News

May 7, 2019

Riley Elementary principal Chris Alber has been named the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) District 2 Elementary Principal of the Year. The honor, while still a shock to Alber, was one he found incredibly humbling, especially because of his respect for those he works with every day--f...

Dabbert finds her home at Riley

Dabbert finds her home at Riley

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

A newer face at Riley Elementary School has already proven to be a dedicated, inspiring, and patient educator. Mrs. Dabbert is in her second year at Riley, and she has quickly become an irreplaceable piece of the Rocket family. Her first year was spent teaching kindergarten, and she moved up two g...

Another successful fun fair in the books at Riley

Another successful fun fair in the books at Riley

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Riley Elementary School hosted its annual fun fair on March 22nd. The event is a jam-packed family fun night that Riley Elementary goes all out every year with different games and mini adventures around the building. Holly Lyles, kindergarten teacher, and her friend Jamie Goodwin are two of people w...

Sharing love through literature

Sharing love through literature

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Up on the second floor of Riley Elementary tucked away in stacks of books is one of Riley’s most beloved staff members- Mrs. Povlock. Being a librarian isn’t always an easy job. It takes an immense amount of time, energy, and genuine love for books to do it. Povlock does just that, while having th...

Crichfield, Riley earn ‘A’

Crichfield, Riley earn ‘A’

LPCSC

November 20, 2018

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...

Principal for a day

Principal for a day

Alyssa Foster, Editor

October 17, 2018

After Riley Elementary School’s recent Walk-a-Thon, top-fundraising students were rewarded with an unordinary treat: They were given the opportunity to be the “principal for a day.” The Walk-a-Thon, Riley’s biggest fundraiser for the year, brought in over $13,500. The three top collectors, Alexi...

Riley holds successful Walk-a-Thon

Riley holds successful Walk-a-Thon

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Riley Elementary School held its annual Walk-a-Thon to raise funds for the school’s PTA on September 21. The afternoon was spent with different groups coming from various parts of the community. The La Porte County Sheriff’s Department, La Porte City Fire Department, the La Porte Police Departm...

One last walkthrough

One last walkthrough

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

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 in the corporation welcomed the seniors back and gave them a chance to meander the halls one last ...

Crichfield and Riley participate in Socktober

Crichfield and Riley participate in Socktober

Kirsta Greer, Writer

November 2, 2017

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...

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