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Mrs. Dawson’s baby

Mrs. Dawson’s baby

Sadie Padgett, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

Mrs. Dawson (Zeltner) has been a treasured teacher at LPHS for years who is known for her love of her students and her job. This year, however, her love grew two fold with a marriage and announcement that she was going to become a mother. Just recently, Dawson added another member to her family and the...

Dollar & a dream

Dollar & a dream

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

 While going by the name “Rhymer/Educator,” Joe Ruiz, a Business teacher at LaPorte High School, has recently introduced the community to another side of his life.     Mr. Ruiz has been writing and recording music since he was 17 years old, but he recently left the basic microphone and lap...

A new face at LPHS

A new face at LPHS

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

There is no shortage of great teachers in the English department at La Porte High School, and this year brought a great new edition. Nathan Timmons is an English 9, English 10, and Sophomore Learning Community teacher at LPHS. Timmons, originally from Valparaiso, graduated from Indiana University...

Reed shoots for the meaning of life

Reed shoots for the meaning of life

Sadie Padgett, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP

There are so many people that inspire others with their happiness and determination! The greatest of people are not always the ones who stand out to everyone; they are the ones who continue to bring the true meaning of life wherever they go even if they are not always noticed. Emily Reed is a ver...

Familiar face on the big screen

Familiar face on the big screen

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

Grace Tarnow, combines singing, dancing, and acting into one movie, “The Looking Glass”. “The Looking Glass” is an independent film written by Dorothy Tristan and directed by John Hancock. This film focuses on a 13-year-old girl named Julie, who moves into her grandmother’s house in LaPorte,...

A teacher with a voice

A teacher with a voice

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

 A friendly face at LaPorte High School, Ms. Baugh is becoming known for more than just teaching; She recently auditioned for NBC’s The Voice.     Baugh, English teacher, has always loved singing but recently attempted to take her passion to another level. Though she did not make the show, she...

Protect and serve

Protect and serve

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

While many people find themselves avoiding police officers at all costs, LPHS students and staff flock to their beloved Student Resource Officer--Officer McCoy. McCoy has been a police officer for almost 23 years, but he did not start out that way. McCoy started out as a jail officer at the LaPorte...

Keeley Higley on her way to D.C.

Keeley Higley on her way to D.C.

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP, Showcase

Keeley Higley, senior at La Porte High School, entered and won the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy contest at the state level and will compete in D.C. this March for the National title. Everyone familiar with Higley knows that she goes above and beyond the call of duty. Higley is the preside...

Humans of LP: Shelby Alexander

Humans of LP: Shelby Alexander

Slicer Newsroom, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Humans of LP

“I have been dancing for 10 years. I do ballet, lyrical, bottle rockets, contemporary. I like dancing on point, it is a part of ballet, and contemporary. I love the way dancing makes me feel, the community of people, and the friends I have made. I love being on stage. Every year, we do a rictal. I s...

CASA: Voices in the void

CASA: Voices in the void

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Community, Humans of LP, Showcase

Casa. As a word, it means home. As an acronym, it symbolizes the compassion of capable adults for children and teens without a safe home life. “A CASA volunteer (a Court-Appointed Special Advocate) is appointed to serve as an advocate for children who are neglected or abused. The CASA volunteer ...

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