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Jones joins the foreign language department

Jones joins the foreign language department

September 19, 2019

A new face in the foreign language department has been learning his way around not only LPHS but La Porte, too.  Brandon Jones is the new Spanish teacher who took over current La Porte Middle School Spanish teacher, Mrs. Bockhorst’s spot. This position is his very first teaching job ever. Jones is o...

McShane dances her way to captain

McShane dances her way to captain

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

There comes a time in many athletes careers when they are ready to try out for team captain, but that time has come early for sophomore Mady McShane.  McShane was chosen as one of three guard captains back in June when the marching band season started. Alongside juniors Madison Aguirre and Maddy White...

Alli Glen: a voice for all

Alli Glen: a voice for all

LPCSC News

September 15, 2019

Around 2,000 students walk the halls of LPHS on any given day, and all have a have story to tell. One student in particular finds her passion in capturing the stories of others. Junior Alli Glen uses her talents and passion to shine a light on LPHS and its many talented Slicers as the Slicer News...

LPCSC eLearning updates

LPCSC eLearning updates

Sophia Adkins, Staff writer

September 11, 2019

LPCSC eLearning updates As LaPorte Community Schools begin a new school year, the eLearning initiative will look a bit different from years past.  LPCSC started last year with two scheduled eLearning days in order to get schools and families familiar with the process. After receiving a large amount...

Bitzer hitting all the right notes: senior’s music career gaining speed

Bitzer hitting all the right notes: senior’s music career gaining speed

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

Ryleonna Bitzer, senior at LPHS, participates in many extraordinary activities outside of school that most people haven’t had the pleasure of discovering yet. Bitzer is not only a wonderful musician and artist, but also the creator of Clique Con, a convention dedicated to the fans of Twenty One Pilot...

Kroening takes on the music world

Kroening takes on the music world

Ally Zila, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Aaron Kroening, sophomore at LPHS, is taking music to the next level. Kroening’s life is largely dedicated to music. He has been playing music for around seven years. He is a performer at Arts in the Park, Guitar Madness, and plays clarinet his school’s marching band, and pep band. “He is...

When duty calls

When duty calls

Jamaal Salary, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Most of the glory in athletics goes to the athletes, but there are many unsung heroes who keep the Slicers healthy and on the field, courts, and mats. Abigail Kemiel, La Porte senior, is a student athletic training aide that helps heal Slicers in the fall, winter, and spring sports season under Coach...

Hardwicke finds her calling at Handley

Hardwicke finds her calling at Handley

Alli Glen, Editor

September 3, 2019

One of the hardest decisions for teachers to make is whether to stay in the classroom or to make the move into administration. For one motivated and talented educator in the La Porte Community School Corporation, it was time to make her way up the ladder in the school system. Mrs. Kelly Hardwicke ...

LaPorte still Plays For Jake

LaPorte still Plays For Jake

Tori Kegebein, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

What started out as a tragedy has transformed into a multitude of lives being saved. On September 25th, 2013, football player Jake West collapsed at practice due to an undetected heart condition and later passed away. This calamity shook the town and left everyone feeling unsure and nervous; however, ...

Ramer bakes a new business

Ramer bakes a new business

Sophia Adkins, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Mrs. Ramer, one of the beloved Family and Consumer Science teachers at LPHS, has caught the attention of several students, staff, and friends with her exquisite cookies. While preparing for her wedding, Ramer’s love for baking manifested out of a desire to save money. She had no clue it was going...

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