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Humans of LPHS: Mrs. Rice

Humans of LPHS: Mrs. Rice

Slicer Newsroom, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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“Mr. Sherrick and another teacher who is no longer here liked to pull pranks on me. So does Mr. Lindeman. Mr. Lindeman likes to hang my stuffed mole. He’s does a very good noose. I’ve come into my room many times to find my moles hanging, a noose around their poor necks. Mr. Sherrick and Mr. Castle...

Humans of LP: Isaiah Wilson

Humans of LP: Isaiah Wilson

Slicer Newsroom

November 21, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

“I’m in Speech and Debate, and I loved it when I started doing it my freshman year. I’ve been in Speech and Debate for four years, so I’m varsity. What I do is radio, but there are like 11 other events you can do. All of them you do something different. In radio, you get into a room and then yo...

Humans of LPHS: Autumn Woodard

Humans of LPHS: Autumn Woodard

Slicer Newsroom, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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“I just wasn’t really happy with myself. I found myself comparing my body to everyone else’s, so I kind of decided that if I’m going to sit there and complain, I might as well do something about it. I started eating a little better and working out.  It was hard, but I made it a habit, so I’m...

Humans of LP: Mr. Walker

Humans of LP: Mr. Walker

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November 21, 2017


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“I worked for the National Park Service as an interpretive ranger, so I interpret cultural and natural history. I volunteered for a couple of years, and then I became a part time and temporary employee. I did that for seven years. I started doing it during college. I also got to fight forest fires ...

Humans of LPHS: Mrs. Mendez-Engel

Humans of LPHS: Mrs. Mendez-Engel

Slicer Newsroom, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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“When I was thirteen, my father passed away. He came from Puerto Rico. He didn’t know any English and barely completed eighth grade. When he arrived in America, he had to teach himself everything. He worked hard for himself. I got that willpower from him. I always feel like I have to learn something...

Humans of LPHS: Summer Lowe

Humans of LPHS: Summer Lowe

Slicer Newsroom, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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“I have always been involved in drama. I always felt like I was caged in it, and I couldn’t escape. Once I found basketball, I realized that none of the drama I had really mattered. Being on a team with great people and an amazing coach really took my mind off of things. Now instead of being about who ...

Humans Of LPHS: Teja Simmons

Humans Of LPHS: Teja Simmons

Slicer Newsroom, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


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“Coming from a predominantly white school, students like me do not usually get an African-American influence in school. The only influence we have is Mrs. Blakemore, but many of us do not have her in class so we can not really bond with her. That being said, when we need to go to a teacher who can...

Humans of LPHS: Roberto Rosales

Humans of LPHS: Roberto Rosales

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November 15, 2017


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"I’m proud to be Mexican because I take pride in my country and I love my country. Everybody should be proud to be who they are, and I am proud of myself and my race. I’ve gone there[Monterrey, Mexico] once for Halloween.Over there it's the Day of the Dead, I put skull paint on, my cousin did it...

Humans of LPHS: Justin Nespo

Humans of LPHS: Justin Nespo

Slicer Newsroom, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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“I remember getting my first [insulin] shot because it was the day that I came back from the hospital, and I went to the school the next day. I remember getting the shot in the morning and then going to school and having to stay in the nurse's office all day to explain it all to her. It [diabetes]...

Humans of LPHS: Wilson Bawali

Humans of LPHS: Wilson Bawali

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November 15, 2017


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“In school, the teachers beat us. If you do something wrong they would fight you. So we were scared sometimes.” I just like LaPorte. I like Indiana because I lived in Florida before [Tanzania] and I moved to Kansas and then we moved here.” ...

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