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Losing a legend

Losing a legend

Mallory Warner, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

There are countless people who testify how valuable educators are into today's society. There are many teachers at LPHS who have left long-lasting impressions within our corporation. Diane Blakemore is one of those mentors. When it comes to learning, the importance of great teachers can't be undere...

Shuble eyes Art Institute

Shuble eyes Art Institute

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

Senior Alaura Shuble is about to take her talents to the Windy City. Shuble recently found out that she was accepted into her dream school, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Ever since Shuble was a little girl, art has always been her passion. She was raised without the typical access to televis...

STEAMing in Slicer Resource Time

STEAMing in Slicer Resource Time

Alyssa Foster, Editor

March 5, 2019

Freshmen students at LPHS battled local engineers in a STEM based activity Tuesday morning. Equipped with 20 spaghetti noodles, one marshmallow, a yard of tape, and 20 minutes, teams were challenged to see who could build the tallest freestanding tower. RQAW, local engineering and architecture firm, ...

Collins: The foundations of success

Collins: The foundations of success

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Not unlike the band and choir programs, LPHS has had an equally successful Orchestra program for nearly three decades. Undoubtedly, a large amount of the program’s success can be attributed to none other than its director, Pete Collins. “I started teaching here in the summer of 1989. I was looking ...

Moss and Novak proceed to State

Moss and Novak proceed to State

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Yet another LPHS student team will attend a competition at the state level; this time, however, in a unique and new event. Seniors Mitchell Moss and Zachary Novak recently participated in the SkillsUSA Television Production Contest at the Elkhart Career Center. SkillsUSA is a national organization tha...

Lambert plans future at Ancilla

Lambert plans future at Ancilla

Alyssa Foster, Editor

February 28, 2019

For some high school students, balancing school, clubs, and work can be a struggle; Kirsten Lambert, a La Porte High School senior, has found a way to prove that with hard work and dedication, no goal is unreachable. Lambert is a member of the LPHS Chapter of National Honor Society. She is also a ...

Engaging spirit: Tockert creates positive environment at BMS

Engaging spirit: Tockert creates positive environment at BMS

Alex Kring, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

There is a great collection of teachers who educate the halls of Boston Middle School, and one of the best is undoubtedly Mrs. Tockert. Tockert is an eighth grade English teacher who has touched the lives of hundreds of students with her vibrant and sophisticated personality. “She was probably...

Braden returns to make a difference

Braden returns to make a difference

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Slicer graduate Ben Braden spent time out of Indiana, but he is back in town for his first year as an assistant principal at Handley Elementary School. Braden graduated high school in 2001 at LPHS, after attending Ball State University and receiving his Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education. ...

Bridging the school and parent communities

Bridging the school and parent communities

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

A prioritized goal of La Porte Community School Corporation is transparency with the parent and family community. In an effort to continue LPCSC has instituted an online newspaper, social media pages and teams, and regular parent outreach events. A new and unique initiative the LPCSC has undertaken this year t...

Crichfield flips over Wilhelm

Crichfield flips over Wilhelm

LPCSC

February 20, 2019

Matt Wilhelm, former BMX National Champion and America’s Got Talent Semi-Finalist, rode his way into Crichfield Tuesday bringing with him a message of empowerment, empathy, and perseverance. Wilhelm, after achieving incredible success in the BMX world, decided to take his talents from the track to the halls and share h...

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