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Once a Slicer, always a Slicer: Stephanie Kuzydym Class of 2008

Once a Slicer, always a Slicer: Stephanie Kuzydym Class of 2008

Alyssa Foster, Editor

December 25, 2018

Being from a small town can make it seem near impossible to make a name for oneself. Stephanie Kuzydym, though, is working hard to not only make a name for herself, but for Slicers as well. Kuzydym graduated from LaPorte High School in 2008 and continued her education at Indiana University Bloomington....

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: James Williams Class of 1997

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: James Williams Class of 1997

Aidan Ross, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

As a former Slicer, James Williams is now serving his community well on the big stage as an NBA referee. Originally, Williams didn’t plan on keeping players like LeBron James and Kobe Bryant in line. At both LaPorte High School and Purdue University, he graduated in the top of his class and originall...

Storytime with Lin

Storytime with Lin

Cedric McCoy, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

Often times, one’s senior year will either cut down on activities and workload in order to have a less stressful end to the high school experience. However, not all students choose this approach. A standout example of a Slicer student going above and beyond during her senior year is Tiffany Lin. ...

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: Sarah Baker Class of 2001

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: Sarah Baker Class of 2001

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

The Slicer Family is diverse and wide reaching- and one former graduate is leaving her mark in the business world. Sarah Baker is the founder and managing partner of NextHill Capital Partners. This is a Chicago-based, private equity firm that invests in lower middle-market businesses with a defensible ...

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: Vinay Prasad Class of 2001

Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer: Vinay Prasad Class of 2001

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Being a Slicer isn’t just about attending La Porte High School. It can mean a million different things to a million different people. Most students who walk out of LPHS leave with an overflowing amount of pride for the school, community, and all of the people who have impacted their lives in some wa...

Boston Builder’s Club

Boston Builder’s Club

Emily Conrad, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Boston Builder’s Club has been making a difference throughout the community with its community service with a smile. Builder's Club was first introduced to Boston in 2017. The club is a middle school spin off of the Kiwanis Organization, which focuses on giving back through service. Holly Welsh, seventh...

Sincere Señora

Sincere Señora

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

A newer face in the foreign language department has been nothing but a stand out since the day she stepped back into the building she walked through as a student. Señora Henderson has a big heart and focuses on making her students feel like they matter. Throughout high school, Spanish was always a cla...

K-Kids, santa parade, and community

K-Kids, santa parade, and community

Payton Neely, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Christmas is approaching, which means so do the festivities. Over 400 people lined up along the sides of Lincolnway to watch the Christmas Santa Parade on November 24 with Santa Claus himself, perched atop the firetruck. Hailmann and Crichfield K-Kids join and marched in the parade as well. Approxim...

Sharing love through literature

Sharing love through literature

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Up on the second floor of Riley Elementary tucked away in stacks of books is one of Riley’s most beloved staff members- Mrs. Povlock. Being a librarian isn’t always an easy job. It takes an immense amount of time, energy, and genuine love for books to do it. Povlock does just that, while having th...

Bringing the Pep

Bringing the Pep

Alli Glen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

The La Porte High School Pep Band is back in action, once again bringing high energy and positivity to Slicer Gym. The Pep Band, led by Mr. Sullivan, started its season up on November 30th with the eighth grade Boston band. Drew Lipscomb and Delaney Bluhm were named Cheer Leaders for the new season...

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