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Senior Goodbye: Taylor Pletcher

Senior Goodbye: Taylor Pletcher

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Member

May 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

With a few days of high school left, struggling to get our last minute assignments in, planning our grad parties, and readying for finals, things are flying by faster then we want them to. Some people are keeping close to La Porte, but others will be hours away in a few months, ready to graduate but n...

Senior Goodbye: Makayla Blinco

Senior Goodbye: Makayla Blinco

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

You did it, Makayla. You graduated. These four years have been an experience to say the least. I entered high school with many dreams and hopes, not thinking I would ever accomplish them. In the long run, I learned that if you really want something, you are going to have to work your hardest.  ...

New elementary school principals announced

New elementary school principals announced

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Humans of LP, Kingsbury, Kingsford Heights, Lincoln, Showcase

The LaPorte Community School Corporation has announced the newest elementary school principals. The announcing of the new Kingsford Heights Elementary and Lincoln Elementary principals occurred during the school board meeting on May 14th. Amy Kosior, LaPorte High School assistant principal, will st...

Senior Goodbye: McKenzie Jacobs

Senior Goodbye: McKenzie Jacobs

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

As I’m coming upon the end of my last year at La Porte High School, I’ve learned a few things that I think would be beneficial to share. Here is some of my advice for the freshmen now, or the future freshmen of 2018. These are three things that I came to learn before my last year of high school. ...

Senior Goodbye: Autumn Prast

Senior Goodbye: Autumn Prast

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

May 21, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Opinion, Showcase

I don’t think words could describe how badly I have wanted this part of my chapter to close. Now that it is about to, I have realized it is more about what I have experienced because of high school than that of itself, and I am grateful. If I had been anything like I am at the beginning of freshman ye...

Once a Slicer, always a Slicer: Braden returning home

Once a Slicer, always a Slicer: Braden returning home

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Corporation, Handley, Humans of LP, Showcase

Ben Braden, former Slicer, is returning to the Maple City to take over as assistant principal at Handley Elementary School. Braden’s roots lie deep in LaPorte, Indiana. As a child, he attended Crichfield Elementary School and Boston Middle School. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in El...

Nesmith ready to retire

Nesmith ready to retire

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP

As the end of the school year approaches quickly, LaPorte is gearing up to say goodbye to Mrs. Nesmith, beloved special education teacher. Nesmith has taught for 30 years, first at McKinley School for two years in Mishawaka and at LPHS for the last 28 years. Nesmith attended Oliver School in S...

Goers says goodbye

Goers says goodbye

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Academics, Humans of LP, Showcase

Business and technology teacher Mr. Goers is hanging up his hat after 37 years of teaching. Goers knew that education was his career choice all the way back from middle school. “I was in the 7th grade when I was showing a classmate in P.E. how to do a difficult task, and he was able to accomp...

Amazing Alber

Amazing Alber

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

On the surface, Gene Alber, Boston Middle School’s ISS/Project Ed teacher, seems like a normal teacher, but there is more to Alber than what meets the eye. Born in Logansport, Indiana, Alber was one of two in his household. Growing up, he had plenty of friends, was active in school, athletics,...

Class of 2018 4.0 students

Class of 2018 4.0 students

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Academics, Corporation, Humans of LP, Showcase, Uncategorized

LPHS is proud to announce the 4.0 students for the Class of 2018. There are 25 students who have maintained a perfect GPA to finish at the top of their class.   Austin Casto Elementary School Attended:  Hailmann Favorite Teacher:  Mrs. Welling Parents Names: Michelle & Jeff Casto College Attending: Valparaiso University ...

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