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LPHS Art Department to host hunger drive

LPHS Art Department to host hunger drive

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Events

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


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase

  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


Filed under Arts, Clubs, Community, Events, Showcase

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


Filed under Events, Showcase

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


Filed under Arts, Community, Corporation, Events, Showcase

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


Filed under Academics, Community, Corporation, Events, Humans of LP, Showcase

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


Filed under Events, Humans of LP, Showcase, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Community, Corporation, Events

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...

Soaring above the competition

Soaring above the competition

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Arts, Community, Events, Showcase

The performing arts at La Porte High School have been extraordinarily successful in recent decades, and the LPHS Winter Guard is no exception to this. Placing 24th in the world for their class, the guard members had an outstanding showing this year. “La Porte is one of the stronger winter guard programs in the ...

Lute-Brown puts a twist on Friday SRTs

Lute-Brown puts a twist on Friday SRTs

Alyssa Foster, Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Events, Humans of LP

  Slicer Resource Time is a great opportunity for students to make up work, get ahead on assignments, or even take a short break from lectures. Mrs. Lute-Brown, Expository Writing and English Literature teacher, puts a twist on SRT, though, and ends each week by giving her students a time to r...

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