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Alber returns as LPHS principal

Alber returns as LPHS principal

LPCSC News

June 16, 2020

The saying “Once a Slicer, always a Slicer” is ringing true yet again as LPHS welcomes back Mr. Chris Alber as the newest principal. Alber was approved unanimously by the school board Monday night to take over for Ben Tonagel.  “I am extremely excited for this opportunity to return to LPHS! I am humbled and ...

LPHS students come together to offer homework help

LPHS students come together to offer homework help

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

COVID-19 has ruined the 2019-2020 school year for many saddened students, but junior at LPHS, Jill Maudlin, and a group of friends are saving the day one math lesson at a time. The process of their volunteer work is receiving emails from students who are in need of homework help and directing them to a...

Biggs wins IASP’s District 2 Principal of the Year

Biggs wins IASP's District 2 Principal of the Year

LPCSC News

May 13, 2020

Crichfield principal Donna Biggs was named Indiana Association of School Principal’s District 2 Principal of the Year. Biggs, who has been leading at Crichfield for the past 10 years, was notified of the honor in April. In order to be considered, principals have to be nominated by fellow administra...

Fettinger puts LPHS’ 3-D printers to work

Fettinger puts LPHS' 3-D printers to work

Alli Glen, Editor

May 9, 2020

Mr. Fettinger and a team of fellow staff, students and community members are printing PPE to help during the COVID-19 crisis.  The LPHS Media Center received 3-D printers during the 2016-2017 school year, and while the printers have been used, the finished products are now helping protect those on...

Smith prints optimism

Smith prints optimism

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Due to COVID-19, cities all around the world have been experiencing a tremendous shortage of protective equipment. Thanks to Mrs. Smith, Innovation Lab teacher at the Kesling Campus, La Porte Hospital is receiving much needed 3D printed face shields. Smith has been working on this project since late March/early Ap...

Jory Bales: Slicer to Sycamore

Jory Bales: Slicer to Sycamore

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

April 10, 2020

Senior Jory Bales is leaving her mark as her final moments at LPHS are coming to an end. Throughout Bales’s years here at LaPorte, she has been a varsity tennis player and a successful student.  Bales first began playing tennis for LaPorte Park and Recreation tennis summer camp  at six years old,...

Scott sews hope

Scott sews hope

LPCSC News

April 5, 2020

There is a famous Mister Rogers quote that tells people to look to the helpers during scary times. One needs to look no further than to LPHS social studies teacher Kelly Scott, who when she is not navigating the uncharted waters of full-time eLearning is making desperately needed masks for medical profes...

Gray’s Impact

Gray's Impact

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

April 5, 2020

Marcus Gray, La Porte junior, has been putting in the time to become a leader on the field and on the track. Gray has been a two-sport athlete for the La Porte Football and Track programs since his freshman year, and he has accumulated many accomplishments such as lettering twice in football and track inc...

Hoop Dreams: Ethan Osowski

Hoop Dreams: Ethan Osowski

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

April 5, 2020

Ethan Osowski, La Porte basketball junior, is making strides to have a strong senior year after an upsetting loss to rival Michigan City. Osowski has been in the varsity lineup for the La Porte boys’ basketball team since his freshman year. Osowski has made many accomplishments in his high schoo...

Manering wraps up long successful career at LPCSC

Manering wraps up long successful career at LPCSC

Alli Glen, Editor

March 31, 2020

After 44 years of being a key member of the LaPorte Community School Corporation, Mr. Steve Manering is wrapping up his long career in education.  Manering started 44 years ago as a Crichfield Elementary School teacher. He taught there for 11 years before heading over to Boston Middle School to beco...

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