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LPHS at 2018 WGI World Championships

LPHS at 2018 WGI World Championships

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase, Sports

The La Porte High School Winter Guard competed in the WGI World Championships on April 12th and 13th in Dayton, Ohio. After their rehearsal on Wednesday, April 11th, the Guard loaded up and began their four hour drive to Dayton. On Thursday, April 12th, LPWG performed their show for Scholastic ...

Shuble named Class of 2018 Valedictorian

Shuble named Class of 2018 Valedictorian

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

April 17, 2018


Filed under Academics, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase

Kat Shuble was recently named Class of 2018’s Valedictorian, and it is no surprise after taking a peek at her schedule. Shuble is more than qualified for the position, as she has taken rigorous courses such as AP World History, AP US History, AP Physics, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP ...

Wrapping up the year

Wrapping up the year

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

Taking a look ahead to the last few weeks of the 2017-2018 school year, there are many big events in just a short amount of time. The last weeks are going to be gone in a blink of an eye. ISTEP testing continues, on April 17th, 18th, 19th, 24th, 25th, 26th, with those days having 60 minute tests a...

LPHS hosts Learn Today to Excel Tomorrow Banquet

LPHS hosts Learn Today to Excel Tomorrow Banquet

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Academics, Events, Showcase

Celebrating the academic dedication of Slicers ranked in the top 10 percent and those who were named Outstanding Students were invited to the Learn Today to Excel Tomorrow Banquet on Thursday, April 12th at the Silver Palace, to honor them and their achievements along the way.   Students who wen...

LPHS Choir visits the “Big Apple”

LPHS Choir visits the “Big Apple”

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

April 11, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

LPHS Choir recently took a week long trip to New York City over spring break. The students kicked off their trip with a 13 hour Cardinal charter bus ride to the city, and as soon as they arrived, jumped right into the fun. Their first stop was taking a backstage tour of the Metropolitan Opera House ...

LaPorte’s all about jazz

LaPorte’s all about jazz

Taylor Pletcher, Staff member

April 10, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

The LaPorte High School’s Lab and Jazz Band received a Gold rating with Distinction at the Indiana School Music Association (ISSMA) Jazz Contest held at Portage High School. Hard work, time, and dedication pulled through and sent LPHS to State. There are no placings at the ISSMA State Instrumental Jazz final...

March for Our Lives

March for Our Lives

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

March 27, 2018


Filed under Community, Events

Over 800 cities participated in the March for Our Lives event on March 24th. Students, teachers, and parents from all over the nation marched across their city to raise awareness against gun violence, advocate for some kind of gun regulation, and appeal for school safety. The main event took place in Washington D.C....

Say Yes to the Dress exceeds expectations

Say Yes to the Dress exceeds expectations

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

The Say Yes to the Dress at LPHS drive has become larger than expected. Starting as just a Prom dress drive for those unable to afford their own dress, the event is now offering girls the chance to receive more than just one magical night. The Prom dress drive will take place on April 14th at the Silver...

National Honor Society inducts new members

National Honor Society inducts new members

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

The LaPorte High School National Honor Society inducted 81 new members on Wednesday, March 21st.     Over 200 students, all with a 3.5 GPA or higher, were given the chance to apply to become a member of NHS. They filled out a packet including all sports, clubs, and activities that they wer...

National School Walkouts

National School Walkouts

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

March 23, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

Students in La Porte High School participated in the nationwide walkout on March 14th. The walkout was mainly to remember the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School Shooting in Parkland, Florida, but was also a protest against the lack of attention paid to school safety. The walkout lasted 1...

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