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A good Oman

A good Oman

Jaden Millard, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

With thousands of students at La Porte, one might think standing out would be difficult, but not for senior Kaelyn Oman. Oman’s lively personality is enough to bring a smile to everyone’s face. Teachers and students alike look to Oman for a friend, an inspiration, and cure for sadness. Other...

Phenomenal Pfeifer

Phenomenal Pfeifer

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Boston, Humans of LP, Showcase

A teacher’s impact is often far reaching and never ending. For many students, when it comes to teachers who have impacted them, Mrs. Pfeifer, teacher at Boston Middle School, is a name that pops into many heads. Some people go their whole childhood trying to figure out what they want to do with t...

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 ...

A colorful canvas: Jobbe leaving her mark

A colorful canvas: Jobbe leaving her mark

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP

From drawing to design, sophomore, Olivia Jobbe has set herself apart and is on a level of her own. Jobbe expresses her personality and creativity through her mind blowing artwork. She has been working on her art for a few years, but recently taken it more seriously. Growing up in Chicago, Jobbe...

Roberts to attend Rockettes Summer Intensive

Roberts to attend Rockettes Summer Intensive

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

Abigail Roberts, LaPorte High School junior, is breaking records and reaching goals in more than just one way. Though she has recently broke the 30-year-old LPHS Swim and Dive 50-yard Freestyle record, Roberts’ successes don’t stop there. She has been inducted into the National Honor Society, as ...

Owens goes viral

Owens goes viral

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

Mrs. Owens, the LaPorte High School Physics and AP Physics teacher, has recently gone viral on Twitter. What started as a message about the difficulty of being the only Physics teacher in LaPorte and how challenging it can be to figure things out, and highlighting the help from an unlikely frien...

Higley travels to D.C. for VFW award

Higley travels to D.C. for VFW award

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

April 11, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Humans of LP, Showcase

LPHS senior Keeley Higley traveled to Washington D.C. on March 3rd. She was awarded first place in Indiana for VFW’s “America: Our Hope for the Future” essay contest. Higley’s essay highlighted that America’s hope for the future exists in the people's willingness to change it. Some of th...

Eggert STEAMing ahead

Eggert STEAMing ahead

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

When people think of individuals involved in STEAM (science, technology,engineering, the arts, and mathematics), people generally think of men; however women are changing that stereotype. Mrs. Eggert, teacher at LPHS, is one of those amazing women who shines bright in a male dominated area. At a...

Filling the hearts and minds of students

Filling the hearts and minds of students

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

Math is a terrifying yet tetious subject for most people, but Ms. Salyer, teacher at LPHS, makes learning math a little easier with her help along the way. Salyer went to high school at John Glenn, but her roots in La Porte grew shortly after. Salyer attended Indiana University: South Bend and g...

Hallo, Frau DeFauw

Hallo, Frau DeFauw

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

Frau DeFauw, the LaPorte High School German teacher, has become one of the most memorable faces at LPHS. After eight years of teaching, and seven years being at LPHS, she has brought memories, laughs, and, of course, knowledge to all around her.     DeFauw began her teaching career teaching English 9 and...

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