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Shaking things up at Healthy Life La Porte

Shaking things up at Healthy Life La Porte

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Community, Humans of LP, Showcase

The latest craze around La Porte has been the addition of the smoothie and herbal tea business, Healthy Life La Porte. It can be difficult to find healthy options around town, but Healthy Life, located at 1112 W State Rd 2, is changing up the game. Healthy Life Coaches, trained employees, are working to hel...

More than just two hands

More than just two hands

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

He is the heartbeat of the band. Close to 100 La Porte Marching Band members follow his lead, moving across the field, putting all of their trust into two hands. Using those two hands to conduct is newly named drum major senior Zach Eason. “Zach is a strong musician, leader, and is well liked...

A new perspective on music

A new perspective on music

Cedric McCoy, staff

September 15, 2018


Filed under Community, Handley, Humans of LP, Indian Trail, Showcase

Kirsten Berry is another recent addition to the La Porte Community School Corporation. She teaches music at Handley and Indian Trail Elementary. Berry attended Ball State for four years, studying Music Education. Her goal since day one has been to brighten children's days. “If kids can get in...

Scheck hitting the right notes at Kesling

Scheck hitting the right notes at Kesling

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Kesling

Carey Scheck has been creating beautiful music around La Porte County for over a decade, first as a pianist and now in her new role as the Kesling Middle School Choir Director. Scheck has been teaching piano lessons in the community for about 10 years, and she still genuinely enjoys teaching them. She ...

2018 Slicer Newsroom staff

Alyssa Foster, Editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

Meet Aidan Ross, a sophomore staff member. He is an only child, and he has two dogs and one cat. Aidan would describe himself as witty and sporty. Some of his interests are sports and videogames, and his favorite subject in school is history. Aidan plans to graduate high school and continue his educa...

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...

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