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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...

Stevenson Story

Stevenson Story

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

  With the 2018-2019 school year drawing to a close, as will a long-lived teaching career of Mr. Stevenson, Business Tech teacher at Boston Middle school. He has been teaching for 15 years, which is a significant amount of time considering he had other experience in different fields of wor...

May 8, 2019

Mr. Dodson, a Boston Middle School 8th grade US History teacher, is a standout around the halls of BMS. Between teaching and coaching, he has become a favorite to many students, both present and past. Dodson has been a Bruin for the past nine years. He began teaching seventh grade social studies in...

Dove dives deeper

Dove dives deeper

Alyssa Foster, Editor

May 6, 2019

Senior Breanna Dove has made the most of her high school years. Participating in many clubs and sports, and focusing on her academics, she has successfully set herself up for her upcoming years in college. Dove has taken part in a variety of extracurriculars at LPHS, including Girl Reserves, Work E...

Stisher’s swan song

Stisher’s swan song

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

After transforming the music department for the past 31 years, the man who has done it all and has always done it with a smile on his face, is wrapping up his last year as head director and is ready to pass the baton to whoever is next. Mickey Stisher has decided to conclude his band director chapter at th...

South-bound Slicer

South-bound Slicer

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

    Senior Alyssa Foster has found her path to the future through her high school years. Through her bowling and her writing, she has earned herself a bright future and a few titles along the way.     Foster has been known for her successes on the lanes during her last few seasons with ...

Outstanding Students for the 2018-19 school year

Outstanding Students for the 2018-19 school year

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Two students from each grade level were named Outstanding Students on April 11th. The LPHS staff chose each of the students on the basis of character, work ethic, and leadership. In the freshmen class, Macy Mrozinski and Grant Ott-Large were honored. Mrozinski plays volleyball and tennis at LP...

LPHS inducts newest members to Slicer Hall of Fame

LPHS inducts newest members to Slicer Hall of Fame

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

LPHS inducted six new members in the Slicer Hall of Fame at the Learn Today to Excel Tomorrow Banquet on Thursday, April 11th. The 6 inductees are Doug Carter, John Haferkamp, Zach Kukla, Elizabeth Hay, Timothy Gropp, and Walter Brath.  Carter was born and raised in La Porte, Indiana. After graduating from L...

Harmonizing with students

Harmonizing with students

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

The LPHS choirs are yet another example of the strong performing arts program at LPHS. Routinely bringing home gold ratings from competition and often lending time to volunteer performances in the community, the ensembles positively reflect LPHS and its students at every opportunity. Their director, Th...

Local teacher has children’s books published

Local teacher has children’s books published

Alyssa Foster, Editor

April 16, 2019

Katie Mitschelen, Kingsbury 1st grade teacher, has taken her creativity outside of her classroom and into her writing. Writing for both children and adults, Mitschelen has been putting work together for publication since 2005, and she has released many pieces through the years since. “I have publ...

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