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LPHS gears students up for their futures

LPHS gears students up for their futures

payton neely, staff writer

May 31, 2019

LPHS hosted a job fair including 41 businesses in the main gym of the high school on Friday, May 17. Many students are not prepared for the big leap in taking control of their careers, and a majority do not know where they want to go after high school. The goal is for students to attend the job fa...

LPHS students receive Work Ethic Certificate

LPHS students receive Work Ethic Certificate

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

About 44 La Porte High School students received the Work Ethic Certificate on Tuesday, May 21st. Slicers who had completed the Work Ethic requirements gathered in the LPHS cafeteria for donuts and juice as they were presented with their certificates for their hard work. Students receiving the schoolâ...

LPHS Art Department to host hunger drive

LPHS Art Department to host hunger drive

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

The LPHS Art Department will be hosting an opportunity for those around the community to give to those suffering from hunger on Saturday, May 18th. Members of the La Porte community are invited into the LPHS cafeteria from 9:00 a.m. until noon to enjoy a bowl of soup, bread, and a drink to raise m...

LPHS hosts Local Scholarship Award night

LPHS hosts Local Scholarship Award night

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

  The La Porte High School Local Scholarship Awards Ceremony took place on Thursday, May 2nd. 63 seniors were awarded scholarships from many organizations and donors in the Performing Arts Center at LPHS. Approximately 40 scholarships and over $49,000 was given to Slicers moving on to pos...

30th annual JazzFest

30th annual JazzFest

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

The 30th annual JazzFest took place on Friday, May 3rd. Staff, students, parents, and directors were all treated once again to a successful night in the Performing Arts Center. Every year on the first Friday in May, all of the LPHS jazz bands end their joyful jazz season with the biggest concert:...

Slicers’ Spanish spring break

Slicers’ Spanish spring break

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Spring Break for a group of Slicers had a Spanish flair. 42 students gathered at LaPorte High School to set off on their one week trip to Spain, Barcelona and Madrid over spring break. The students and chaperones loaded into a large motor-coach bus and made the drive to O’Hare Airport. There th...

LPHS presents: The Wizard of Oz

LPHS presents: The Wizard of Oz

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

This summer the LPHS theater department will present its first full musical this summer: The Wizard of Oz. Auditions Oz will be led by LPHS’ talented arts staff. Richard Snyder, PAC director, will direct the production. “The fact that I can cast students from Elementary grades through 12th...

Outstanding Students for the 2018-19 school year

Outstanding Students for the 2018-19 school year

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Two students from each grade level were named Outstanding Students on April 11th. The LPHS staff chose each of the students on the basis of character, work ethic, and leadership. In the freshmen class, Macy Mrozinski and Grant Ott-Large were honored. Mrozinski plays volleyball and tennis at LP...

LPHS inducts newest members to Slicer Hall of Fame

LPHS inducts newest members to Slicer Hall of Fame

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

LPHS inducted six new members in the Slicer Hall of Fame at the Learn Today to Excel Tomorrow Banquet on Thursday, April 11th. The 6 inductees are Doug Carter, John Haferkamp, Zach Kukla, Elizabeth Hay, Timothy Gropp, and Walter Brath.  Carter was born and raised in La Porte, Indiana. After graduating from L...

LPHS hosts active shooter drill

LPHS hosts active shooter drill

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Staff and community members participated in a large active shooter drill on March 18th, a student eLearning day. Participants received experience in handling a lifelike crisis. “The purpose of the drill is to identify gaps and deficiencies in training, resources, and manpower in the event o...

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