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LPHS 4.0 Students

LPHS 4.0 Students

Bethany Schuster, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016


Filed under Academics, Most Viewed Stories, Showcase

LPHS is proud to announce its 4.0 students for the 2015-2016 school year. These students took challenging AP and dual credit classes and kept their perfect grade point average throughout their high school career. It's no small feat, but these students made it look easy. Name: Sam Jackson Parent Names: Jerry...

The boy with the smile

The boy with the smile

Danielle McDermott, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016


Filed under Humans of LP, Most Viewed Stories, Showcase

Patrick Tubaugh, senior, is one of the most well-known and liked students at LPHS. He is the guy who is always smiling and kind to everyone even on his worst days. Tubaugh embodies a Slicer by being an active participant in a plethora of clubs including: Student Council, Student Advisory Council, Inter...

The end of a journey

The end of a journey

Rachel Noll, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016


Filed under Humans of LP, Most Viewed Stories, Showcase

Mr. Crane’s booming voice and contagious laugh has filled the halls of Kesling Middle School for the last 16 years, but that welcomed noise will be ending soon; he has announced his decision to throw in the towel and retire.   Crane, a U.S. army veteran and an avid history lover, teaches 8th ...

LPHS Feature: Coach Holmquest

LPHS Feature: Coach Holmquest

Bethany Schuster, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016


Filed under Humans of LP, Most Viewed Stories, Showcase

LaPorte Volleyball will begin a new era this fall with the hiring of Slicer alum, Cassie Holmquest, as the new head coach for LaPorte Volleyball. Having played for the program, she did not want to pass up the opportunity to lead it.   “When people hear LaPorte volleyball, or LPVB, they think...

LGBT Club branches out within the community

LGBT Club branches out within the community

Kate Luce, Co-Editor-In-Chief

May 13, 2016


Filed under Clubs, Most Viewed Stories, Showcase

The LGBT club had its first field trip to Michigan City High School to visit the club their on Friday, May 6. The two schools listened to public speakers within the LGBT community tell their experiences.   “Mrs. Kanney was the first one to let me know that there's a LGBT club at MCHS. Many pe...

Steck ends on a high note

Steck ends on a high note

Lillie Haycraft, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Academics, Most Viewed Stories, Showcase

Every school year students and faculty face an overwhelming reality: retirement. Though we are happy to see favorite teachers open a new chapter in their life, students are sad that some of the most appreciated educators are saying goodbye. This year, the music department is delivering a bittersweet far...

Letting boys be feminine

Letting boys be feminine

Bailey Roberts, Student Submission

March 16, 2016


Filed under Most Viewed Stories, Opinion, Showcase

  “Man up,” society screams. “Suck it up; boys don’t cry,” fathers say.   Today, boys live in a society where masks are worn in order to hide the weakest parts of who they are. Boys are told what to wear and how to think, act and feel; they are not told to be themselves.   W...

Lip dub approved for third trimester

Lip dub approved for third trimester

Danielle McDermott, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under Events, Most Viewed Stories, Showcase

 A lip dub for the spring of 2016 has been approved by Mr. Tonagel.   According to Wikipedia, a lip dub is a type of video that include lip syncing and audio dubbing to create a music video.   The lip dub idea was originally proposed by Miss Parker; her students and the administration loved...

Battling for our futures: the importance of the arts in education

Battling for our futures: the importance of the arts in education

March 8, 2016


Filed under Academics, Most Viewed Stories

Although they are one of the most underfunded courses LPHS has, the arts make more of an impact in students’ lives than most believe. For many, having the ability to play an instrument, make art, act, sing and dance are the only source of happiness a student may find, and some of the best friendship...

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