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Anglin subs her way into teaching

Anglin subs her way into teaching

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

Former Slicer Lauren Anglin has made her way back to LPHS as a substitute teacher in the Spanish department. Anglin is currently a student at Indiana University of South Bend and is majoring in Social Studies Education. Anglin found out about the subbing position in Spanish from Mr Alber, princip...

Cooper manages nurse’s office during pandemic

Cooper manages nurse's office during pandemic

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

In the face of a pandemic, the idea of being the nurse at a school sounds daunting, but to Nurse Rachel Cooper, it’s nothing. Since La Porte High School has been opened back up to the public, Cooper has been working in the nurse's office ensuring the health of students and staff.  Though there ha...

Coping with COVID

Coping with COVID

Olivia Wright, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

Since early March, COVID-19 has taken over the lives of everyone in the world. Now that LaPorte High School has started the school year back up again, teachers have even more on their plates than years prior.  This year has obviously differed from the past for educators. Mrs. Welsh, 9th and 10th grade E...

Alber leads LPHS during pandemic

Alber leads LPHS during pandemic

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

September 3, 2020

With the pandemic creating challenges across most schools in the world, LaPorte High School is looking at its new principal for guidance during these hard times. Christopher Alber, former assistant principal at LPHS and former principal of Riley Elementary School, has been working hard to keep thing...

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,...

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