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Grammys 2018

Grammys 2018

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

February 2, 2018


Filed under Events

The 60th annual Grammy awards took place this past Sunday. The three-hour long show included 19 performances ranging from Bruno Mars and Cardi B to Elton John and Miley Cyrus, while also celebrating those who were nominated in the 84 various categories. The show opened with a politically charg...

LPCSC is granted $20,000 from Healthcare Foundation of LP

LPCSC is granted $20,000 from Healthcare Foundation of LP

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

January 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase

The La Porte Community School Corporation recently won a $20,000 grant from the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte. With the grant, a new Healthy Communities program will be available to participate in many schools throughout the corporation, such as Boston Middle School, Handley Elementary, Kingsfo...

JAMin’ for a good cause

JAMin’ for a good cause

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

The JAM Dance Marathon to raise money for the Play 4 Jake Foundation and the Mayfield family will be held on February 3rd from 4:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. (CST) at the Civic Auditorium, bringing the New Carlisle and La Porte Communities together. JAM is an acronym that stands for Jake West and Mark Mayfield. W...

Hire-a-Slicer

Hire-a-Slicer

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Events

Hire-a-Slicer is a program that helps fellow Slicer students find a job through community businesses. Hire-a-Slicer was founded two years ago by Matthew Presley, an English teacher at LaPorte High School. Presley received the Teacher of the Year award in 2015 and was rewarded $1000 through the L...

An unforgettable pep rally

An unforgettable pep rally

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

LaPorte High School held a pep rally for Friday night’s girls and boys’ basketball game against the rival Michigan City Wolves. All of the students at LPHS, besides the ones in LPHS’ Public Relations class, thought it was going to be an average Pep Rally, but the rally was also being held to...

La Porte High School’s Got Talent

La Porte High School’s Got Talent

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

The new year always seems to bring unexpected things. The La Porte High School talent show gives students the chance to show off their amazing talents that might be hidden in the classroom setting. New to this LPHS school year is the La Porte High School’s Got Talent competition. The show will ...

The love for Orchestra

The love for Orchestra

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Events

Collins has been an Orchestra Director for the La Porte Community School Corporation (grades 6-12) since 1989. He teaches string classes at Boston and Kesling Middle Schools. He also conducts the Concert Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra at La Porte High School.       In high school, Collins always ...

Teen Vogue goes digital

Teen Vogue goes digital

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Events

Teen Vogue has recently announced they are no longer printing their magazine. According to BBC, the quarterly print editions will cease publishing on a regular schedule.The magazine stated they will still do an occasional print special. Teenagers are constantly on their phone and missing out on the w...

Festival of Lights at the Washington Park Zoo

Festival of Lights at the Washington Park Zoo

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Events

The annual Washington Park Festival of Lights display kicked off for the 2017-2018 winter season on the evening of Saturday, December 2nd. The Festival of Lights in Washington Park is an extravagant display of Christmas lights and is held right outside of the Washington Park Zoo in Michigan City. ...

47th annual Deserving Children’s shopping tour

47th annual Deserving Children’s shopping tour

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Community, Events

Continuing their long standing tradition, December 5th marked the 47th annual Deserving Children’s Shopping Tour presented by the La Porte Jaycees. The Deserving Children’s Shopping Tour gives elementary school children all over La Porte County the amazing opportunity to shop for their needs a...

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