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Slicers stuff stockings for soldiers

Slicers stuff stockings for soldiers

Alyssa Foster, Editor

December 22, 2018


Filed under Events, Sports

LaPorte High School student athletes recently filled stockings to be sent to military personnel in Afghanistan. After hearing about Cutler Funeral Home furnishing stockings to be sent to soldiers and veterans, Mr. Gilliland, athletic director, felt that the Slicers should play their part in helping. ...

Deserving Children’s Event

Deserving Children’s Event

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Community, Events

The annual Deserving Children's Event brightened the holidays of many of LaPorte County’s youngest citizens on December 4, 2018. LPHS students participated in helping the program run smoothly. The La Porte Jaycees Deserving Children’s Shopping Tour is an event where about 600 La Porte County children get...

Bringing the Pep

Bringing the Pep

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Clubs, Community, Corporation, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

The La Porte High School Pep Band is back in action, once again bringing high energy and positivity to Slicer Gym. The Pep Band, led by Mr. Sullivan, started its season up on November 30th with the eighth grade Boston band. Drew Lipscomb and Delaney Bluhm were named Cheer Leaders for the new season...

LPCSC holds Business and Community Engagement event

LPCSC holds Business and Community Engagement event

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Events

LPHS held the first annual Engagement Event in the brand new Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, November 28. This was an opportunity for local, small businesses and people in community to learn about the new Indiana Graduation Pathways and how they can get involved within LaPorte Community School...

Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


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

The La Porte Educational Development Foundation put on its annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk on Thanksgiving Day. The idea for the run came from Nick Otis, LEDF board member, and it has since become a Thanksgiving tradition for many. The Turkey Trot started off bright and early with registration at 7:15...

2018 AP Government mock elections

2018 AP Government mock elections

Alyssa Foster, Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Academics, Events

The LaPorte High School AP (Advanced Placement) Government class put together a mock election in honor of this year’s midterm election. Both classes participated with the classes being divided into two sides. Each side then chose two “candidates” who would run for the Senate and the House ...

Operation Christmas Child seeking donations

Operation Christmas Child seeking donations

Alyssa Foster, Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Events

With every holiday season comes the opportunity to pack a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child. This year, over 5,000 drop-off locations are available to those all over the country. Operation Christmas Child boxes are filled for ages from two all the way through teenage years. They are packed w...

LPHS band students perform in honor bands

LPHS band students perform in honor bands

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Clubs, Community, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase

The past two weekends LPHS band students participated in the IJEA and IBA all-district bands at Benton Central High School and Kankakee Valley High School, respectively. “[Honor bands] give students a chance to rehearse and perform music with others who are likewise more focused on making music at a h...

Crichfield hosts Lunch with a Vet

Crichfield hosts Lunch with a Vet

LPCSC

November 13, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Crichfield, Events, Showcase

The Crichfield cafeteria was full of heroes on Monday as the school hosted its first Lunch with a Veteran Day. Close to 100 veterans filed in and out throughout the day to share a meal with their Cougar family members. The heroes found themselves sitting side-by-side with other vets who fought in wa...

Are we too old to trick-or-treat?

Are we too old to trick-or-treat?

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Events, Opinion

There’s a spooky feeling going throughout the halls of La Porte High School.   It’s a feeling that’s characterized by jack o’ lanterns, costumes, and most of all, candy.  But is everyone entitled to this fabulous holiday? When is the line drawn between being too old for trick-or-treat and ju...

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