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The true meaning of Thanksgiving

The true meaning of Thanksgiving

Sadie Padgett, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Community, Events, Showcase

Many people around the world celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday by talking about the people and things they are thankful for. Many families celebrate with a big feast, students celebrate the four-day weekend, men celebrate the football games, and a variety start with the decoration of Christmas. He...

Cyber safety presentation

Cyber safety presentation

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

November 15, 2017


Filed under Events, Showcase

Cathie Bledsoe of the Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force  Cyber Safety led a presentation for community members in the Kesling Middle School Auditorium on November 14th at 6 p.m. The presentation informed parents about the world wide web, the dangers that their chil...

LPHS winter capstone

LPHS winter capstone

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Academics, Events

The next senior Capstone date is scheduled for January 16th, 2018. As holiday breaks and winter are both steadily approaching, LaPorte High School seniors should also be aware of the winter Capstone date as well as the point due date. Six points are due by January 10th and can be submitted thro...

LaPorte Little Theatre kicks off the year with Zombie Prom

LaPorte Little Theatre kicks off the year with Zombie Prom

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Events

The LaPorte Little Theatre is producing a play like no other, called Zombie Prom. You can catch a glimpse of Zombie Prom on October 6th and 7th at 7:30 P.M. However on Sunday,  October 8th, Zombie Prom shows at 2 P.M.  Many Slicer students and staff members are starring in the play. Zombie Prom i...

La Porte’s annual Turkey Trot

La Porte’s annual Turkey Trot

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under Community, Events

Thanksgiving may be a month away, but spirits are running high as November descends upon us. As people prepare to put away their Halloween decorations and throw out their carved jack-o-lanterns, all of it is replaced with cornucopias and pumpkin pie. The holidays are here, and with that comes a variety o...

Girls cross country finishes 19th at State

Girls cross country finishes 19th at State

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Events, Showcase, Sports

The LaPorte High School girls’ cross country team finished off the season at State Finals in Terre Haute on Saturday. This was marked the fifth straight year that LPHS was represented at State. They finished the season in 19th place and scored 438 points. It was a sweet way to end a strong season...

Graduating early

Graduating early

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

October 30, 2017


Filed under Academics, Events

As the first trimester of the 2017-2018 school year draws to a close, a handful of seniors prepare to say their goodbyes 24 weeks early. Graduating early is one of the many aspects of high school that students can get behind; it is just how to do it that holds people back. First of all, students should have a plan re...

Red ribbon week

Red ribbon week

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Events, Hailmann, Handley, Showcase

Elementary schools throughout the La Porte School Corporation are celebrating Red Ribbon Week from October 23rd through October 27th. Red Ribbon Week is all about staying and what it means to be drug free. There is a Red Ribbon Campaign which provides drug awareness to millions around the world. T...

Four years later: Playing for Jake

Four years later: Playing for Jake

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Community, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase

In 2013, while at football practice, LPHS junior Jake West collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital, where he later passed away that night. West was a star football and lacrosse player, a great student, and an outstanding citizen. He also suffered from right ventricular cardiomyopathy, or an enlarged...

Trick-or-treat and something sweet

Trick-or-treat and something sweet

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Community, Events

La Porte High School is hosting their fourth annual trick-or-treat for the Special Olympics on Thursday, October 26th from 6-8 p.m. Students will have the chance to dress up in their best costumes and visit different stations run by a variety of sports and clubs from LPHS. The participants last ...

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