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La Porte bands compete at ISSMA District Jazz competition

La Porte bands compete at ISSMA District Jazz competition

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Arts, Clubs, Events

La Porte High School hosted the ISSMA District Jazz competition Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd. Fourteen bands performed Saturday, and nine choirs performed Sunday. “The flow of performing groups in and out of the PAC went much more smoothly compared to the old auditorium,” Mickey ...

LPHS says ‘Yes to the Dress’

LPHS says ‘Yes to the Dress’

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Community, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase

LPHS students are preparing to Say Yes to the Dress. Say Yes to the Dress is an event that gives all girls the opportunity to attend Prom wearing a beautiful dress that they love. The dresses do not cost anything to them, and any student at LPHS who is eligible to go to Prom may wear one. The...

Crichfield Robotics competes at State

Crichfield Robotics competes at State

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March 12, 2019


Filed under Academics, Corporation, Crichfield, Events, Showcase

The Crichfield Robo Ghosts competed at the Indiana VEX Robotics State Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 9th. The Cougars had a school-wide parade on Friday and then sent two teams down to Indy for Crichfield’s first appearance ever down at State. Lucas Oil Stadium was lined with bo...

STEAMing in Slicer Resource Time

STEAMing in Slicer Resource Time

Alyssa Foster, Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Academics, Community, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase

Freshmen students at LPHS battled local engineers in a STEM based activity Tuesday morning. Equipped with 20 spaghetti noodles, one marshmallow, a yard of tape, and 20 minutes, teams were challenged to see who could build the tallest freestanding tower. RQAW, local engineering and architecture firm, ...

Rotary Club invites Slicers to attend meetings

Rotary Club invites Slicers to attend meetings

Alyssa Foster, Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

Students at LaPorte High School have been given the opportunity to attend weekly meetings of the Rotary Club of LaPorte. Rotary consists of members from different countries, continents, and cultures. They are able to come together and build friendships and connections while creating ways to make a di...

2019 FFA Week

2019 FFA Week

Alyssa Foster, Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Events, Showcase

LaPorte High School hosted this year’s FFA week January 18th through 22nd. With a week full of events, students throughout the school were able to participate in activities led by the LPHS FFA members. Between dressing up for each day’s themes and attending a successful petting zoo, Slicers we...

LPHS will be hosting staff vs student game

LPHS will be hosting staff vs student game

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Academics, Clubs, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase, Sports

LPHS and Kesling student councils will be hosting a staff vs students basketball game in hopes of raising money for Riley Hospital on March 15th from 5:30-8 pm in the main gym. The KMS staff and students will be playing a “JV” game that will have five minutes a quarter. The middle school game...

Girl Reserves has fun under the sun

Girl Reserves has fun under the sun

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Community, Events, Showcase

Members of LPHS Girl Reserves and their dates gathered at Heston Hills Event Center to dance the night away on Saturday, February 23. Doors opened for the dance at 5:00 pm and closed at 11:00 pm. At the dance, students were offered flip-flops and sunglasses at the door. They were able to purchase prof...

Crichfield flips over Wilhelm

Crichfield flips over Wilhelm

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February 20, 2019


Filed under Community, Crichfield, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase, Uncategorized

Matt Wilhelm, former BMX National Champion and America’s Got Talent Semi-Finalist, rode his way into Crichfield Tuesday bringing with him a message of empowerment, empathy, and perseverance. Wilhelm, after achieving incredible success in the BMX world, decided to take his talents from the track to the halls and share h...

Little Chocolates’ big success

Little Chocolates’ big success

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Community, Events, Showcase

Little Chocolates, one of La Porte’s best family owned businesses has been extra busy making delicious chocolates for Valentine’s Day. The Little family started their love for making candy back in 2009. They made candy regularly for friends and family, and before they knew it, people were calling a...

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