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Coach of the Century

Coach of the Century

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase, Sports

Coach Schreiber, LaPorte legend, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017. People from the city of LaPorte, the state of Indiana, and the country are mourning the loss of the ‘Coach of the Century.’ He was not only a baseball coach, he was the person whom transformed LaPorte and put the city on ...

Powerful people

Powerful people

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Community, Humans of LP, Showcase, Uncategorized

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, heroes prevail. From paramedics to relief workers, the saviors are obvious. There are, however, unsung heroes. On September 9th, 2017, category five Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida. As millions of Florida residents and tourists fled the state in search...

A captain’s point of view

A captain’s point of view

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP

Senior year is full of last firsts. For example: there’s the last first day of school or the last first football game, but for Anna Nelson, and many other seniors in the La Porte High School Marching Band, her last first invitational steadily approached. Nelson has been involved in the color guard ...

The friendship of Patty and Carol

The friendship of Patty and Carol

Kenzy Rose, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

Miss Parker and Mrs. Cooper, two LPHS English Teachers, as many know, have an especially close and special friendship. Parker and Cooper met in November of 2009, and they have grown as friends ever since. They happened to meet at LPHS. Their paths did not cross when Parker was a student at LPHS. ...

Compassionate Cook

Compassionate Cook

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP

Mrs Cook, a special education teacher at LPHS, is unlike any other. She is fiercely protective of her students, wildly passionate about her work, and incredibly authentic.   Cook has been teaching for 25 years. She teaches English 10 and Educational Enrichment, which she began teaching this year. Tea...

Entering the military

Entering the military

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

La Porte High School is set on helping all students become college and career ready. Besides the AP courses and internships, Slicer students have the ability to look into their interest in the military. When considering joining the U.S. Military, the first step is to talk to a recruiter to discuss...

Former Slicer dominates the court

Former Slicer dominates the court

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Sports

Bayli Lebo, former La Porte High School volleyball star, has excelled in her first two tournaments at Indiana University. The team is heading in the weekend 6-0, and Lebo has already made an All-Tournament team. Lebo has played volleyball ever since she was five years old, raking in a slew of awar...

Tour de LaPorte

Tour de LaPorte

Makayla Blinco, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Community, Events, Humans of LP

On August 24th through the 26th, people came from all around the county to participate in the Tour de LaPorte, which took place at Soldiers Memorial Park. Tour de LaPorte is a cycling, running, and walking event. To join the social occasion, people have to register online beforehand. Adults pay $40, t...

Senior cross country warriors

Senior cross country warriors

Sadie Padgett, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

Corbin Alexander, Adam Gasaway, Jacob Marsh, and John Ferrell are four senior LPHS cross country runners who have been dubbed the senior warriors. For these runners, life on the course may seem unshakable to most, but their life off the course has been riddled with injuries and health concerns. ...

Suppinger joins Guidance Department

Suppinger joins Guidance Department

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Humans of LP

The Guidance Department has a new look this year, after losing Mrs. Barnes, Mrs. Maxey, and Mr. Hunter. Three new counselors have been added, and they have been fantastic additions to the Slicer staff. Going on her 15th year of counseling, Mrs. Suppinger is bringing a valuable amount of experience t...

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