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Otwinowski still making an impact

Otwinowski still making an impact

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Former Slicer Matt Otwinowski continues to shine. Otwinowski has done many substantial things on and off the field, but one of his best deeds would be when he donated his stem cells. In the springtime of 2017, Otwinowski’s University of Buffalo football team signed up for the Be The Match Pro...

Hauck adds robotics to LPHS

Hauck adds robotics to LPHS

Sophia Adkins, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Morgan Hauck, a new teacher this school year, is making a positive impact on the community and in the halls.  She is the first robotics coach at LPHS and is an engineering teacher for the Slicers. “Surprisingly there weren’t a lot of places hiring for an engineering teacher, so my choices were p...

Peterson named Student of the Year

Peterson named Student of the Year

Alli Glen, Editor

January 21, 2020

LPHS Sophomore Parker Peterson was named a Student of the Year for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. The Student of the Year challenge is an event that can be participated in once, and it’s only for high school students. In order to be involved with the program, the student must be nominated by someone....

Cooper makes waves at LPHS

Cooper makes waves at LPHS

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

  Freshman Caiya Cooper is making an immediate impact during her first year on the LPHS girls’ swim team. Cooper has been competitively swimming for around 10 years. She has been on the LaPorte Community Turbos Swim Club, middle school, and currently the LaPorte High School swim team.  C...

Pritchard’s creativity takes classes to the next level

Pritchard’s creativity takes classes to the next level

Alli Glen, Editor

January 16, 2020

LPHS’ Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Mrs. Pritchard is one of the most creative and dedicated teachers in LPCSC, and her students’ recent success on a project has made her even more known and recognized. Pritchard attended Holy Cross College and Ball State University right out of college, but...

Sculpting smiles

Sculpting smiles

Sophia Adkins, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

New additions will soon be added to local businesses around La Porte. For the past 10 years, Marybeth Lebo, LPHS art teacher, has been working with her students to make sculptures that are added to local businesses around La Porte.  “We do not sell these projects. They are done with the purpose...

Salary wins NAIA Player of the Year

Salary wins NAIA Player of the Year

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Former Slicer Charles Salary won the NAIA Player of the Year award after his stronger play this football season. Salary ranked 2nd in the nation in rushing yards with 1697 and 5th in the nation in touchdowns with 18. This was enough for voters to name him Player of the Year, the first in Marian Univers...

LPCSC dynamic duo: the Upps

LPCSC dynamic duo: the Upps

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Scott and Pam Upp are two of LPCSC’s administrators and are improving learning to ensure LPHS Slicers and Handley Trojans excel in every way possible.  During the duo’s freshmen year of high school, they met each other in a science class after being partnered up. Science partnerships led to ...

Order on the court: Ryin Ott

Order on the court: Ryin Ott

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Ryin Ott, La Porte basketball junior, is making a statement on the court why she should be a selection for All-conference and All-state. Ott has been a varsity starter for the La Porte girls basketball team since her freshman year with a total 196 points and 192 rebounds that year, but Ott was not sa...

Cooper Nurses Slicers Back To Health

Cooper Nurses Slicers Back To Health

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

January 11, 2020

Accidents, sicknesses, and other health related incidents are to be expected in a school full of just about 2000 students attending La Porte High School. Taking on that many health-related cases would be daunting for anyone in the medical profession, but that didn’t stop Nurse Rachel Cooper from t...

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