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Bringing students together through music

Bringing students together through music

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

June 4, 2019

The LPHS music program has been blessed with incredible educators over the years, and Matt Sullivan is no exception. Sullivan has taught at La Porte Community Schools for 11 years now. He taught at Kesling Middle School for eight years before coming to LPHS to fill the assistant director role. ...

Taking on a new stage

Taking on a new stage

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

June 3, 2019

  Matthew Smith, junior, is about to make history at La Porte High School next school year. Smith has recently been dubbed LPHS’ first male to make the Pom and Dance team. He has been welcomed to the team surrounded in open arms by his teammates and Coach Tenbusch. Smith started off...

Senior Goodbye: Cedric McCoy

Senior Goodbye: Cedric McCoy

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

June 3, 2019

I never believed them when they told me high school would fly by. I humbly started my high school career as much less of the extrovert that I am now. I had played a few sports the years leading up to and through middle school, but I spent more time on the bench than on the court or field. I had made...

Future Slicer Musicians

Future Slicer Musicians

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

May 31, 2019

One result of having a successful and widely recognized music program are the handful of students each year who decide to pursue music at the collegiate level. LPHS regularly graduates one or two prospective music majors each year who go on to study music education or performance, most commonly; how...

Bailey bids farewell

Bailey bids farewell

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Mr. Bailey, 6th-grade math teacher at Boston Middle school, will be ending his illustrious career in just a few days. Bailey has taught for 41 years, and throughout that time, he has consistently been one of those special teachers who students still reflect fondly on years and decades later due to hi...

Senior Goodbye: Alyssa Foster

Senior Goodbye: Alyssa Foster

Alyssa Foster, Editor

May 24, 2019

It’s hard to believe that the end is already here. After four long years of walking the same halls, seeing the same faces, and opening the same locker, it is crazy to think that it’s all coming to an end and all becoming just a memory. Four years ago, I came into La Porte High School the same way...

A ‘noteworthy’ educator

A ‘noteworthy’ educator

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

A wonderful addition to the La Porte Community School Corporation’s arts programs recently is Elizabeth Cravens. This is the second year she has led the choir programs at Boston Middle School. Cravens is already making strides to strengthen Boston’s choral program. “In choir, our curriculu...

Tenbusch tapping to a new role

Tenbusch tapping to a new role

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

  Mrs. Tenbusch, Dance Choreography teacher, is currently easing into her new position as head coach of the La Porte High school Pom and Dance team. When Tenbusch came to teach Dance Choreography at La Porte High School, the idea of her to take over for former coach Mrs. Parthun, who is ret...

Miller moves on

Miller moves on

Alyssa Foster, Editor

May 20, 2019

Not all retirees have the same story. Some end their careers excited, ready to take on a new life. Some end their careers with heavy hearts, wishing they could go through just one more day at work. Some end their careers without plans for their next step. And most end their careers, leaving behind a...

DeVries: a ‘key’ role

DeVries: a ‘key’ role

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

A vital part of any organization, musical or not, is its support staff. Mrs. DeVries is just that to the LPHS choirs: not only does she hold the large responsibility of accompanying all of the choirs, but she helps with record keeping, directing the choirs, and maintains uniforms and robes. De...

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