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The future of DACA

The future of DACA

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Events

DACA (Consideration of Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals) is an act passed by President Obama that allows children who were brought into the country illegally to stay in America. The act unfortunately was passed through Executive Order by Obama instead of Congress, so President Trump and Congress...

Race to the Finish

Race to the Finish

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Community, Events

Dunebrook held its annual dragon boat races at Stone Lake on Saturday, September 9th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year was the fourth year that Dunebrook had these races at Stone Lake. So far, every year has turned out better than expected. Dunebrook is an organization that raises money for many ...

LPHS awarded Arconic Foundation grant

LPHS awarded Arconic Foundation grant

Autumn Prast, Editor-In Chief

September 15, 2017


Filed under Events, Showcase

The Arconic Foundation recently awarded $600,000 nationwide to manufacturing programs within high schools. Over $20,000 of that was donated to the agriculture and construction programs in LPHS during the 2017-2018 school year. A portion of the grant was given to the manufacturing classes, which wer...

Girls golf excels in DACs

Girls golf excels in DACs

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

September 15, 2017


Filed under Events, Sports

Fall sports are underway, and the girls golf team has been working hard as they take on invitationals, DACs, Sectionals, and hopefully regionals. As their season draws to a close, the girls are ready to show exactly what they are made of. “During the summer, I tried to get out as much as I could and ...

IPhone X announced

IPhone X announced

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Events

Apple has recently announced it’s newest phone, and people everywhere are voicing their opinions on it.     According to Apple, “The future is here” with the new iPhone. Compared to other phones that they have released, their newest, the iPhone X, is far more advanced and is said to be mor...

Marching band performs first competition

Marching band performs first competition

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

September 12, 2017


Filed under Events, Sports

The La Porte High School Marching Band had their first competition at Goshen on Saturday, September 9th. The band has been practicing for this competition for months. They have been working significantly long hours during the summer and after school, polishing up on their new music, and putting the fin...

Moving towards change

Moving towards change

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Community, Events

The Mayor’s Youth Council is ready for another successful year. About two years ago, Mayor Milo had contacted the president of the Jaycees, Kari Campbell, wanting to create a Mayor’s Youth Council. Quite a few other communities have a similar program. The purpose of the Mayor’s Youth Council is ...

Tour de LaPorte

Tour de LaPorte

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Community, Events, Humans of LP

On August 24th through the 26th, people came from all around the county to participate in the Tour de LaPorte, which took place at Soldiers Memorial Park. Tour de LaPorte is a cycling, running, and walking event. To join the social occasion, people have to register online beforehand. Adults pay $40, t...

New Performing Arts Center coming to LPHS

New Performing Arts Center coming to LPHS

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Events, Showcase

     LaPorte High School is currently building a new state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center.     LPHS’s current auditorium is too small and does not have the updated technology capabilities needed. With problems regarding the sound and lighting systems and not having enough room to hold larg...

Flames and earthquake outbreak

Flames and earthquake outbreak

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Events, Showcase

While the Gulf Coast is submerged in Hurricane Harvey’s murky waters, and the east coast prepares for the impact of Hurricane Irma, the western half of the country is dealing with the opposite end of the disaster spectrum: fire.   Due to a hot, dry summer in the western US, the conditions for w...

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