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La Porte High School’s Got Talent

La Porte High School’s Got Talent

McKenzie Jacobs, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Events, Showcase

The new year always seems to bring unexpected things. The La Porte High School talent show gives students the chance to show off their amazing talents that might be hidden in the classroom setting. New to this LPHS school year is the La Porte High School’s Got Talent competition. The show will ...

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 Office--Office 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...

5 things that need to stay in 2017

5 things that need to stay in 2017

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

January 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Opinion, Showcase

The end of 2017, or any year, signifies a cleansing for the upcoming months. It is a time where people aim to start over, to improve, or just to become something different entirely. Most of the events that take place in previous years are usually nothing but a mere memory come January 1st, and anyone wh...

Safe driving: winter edition

Safe driving: winter edition

Keeley Higley, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Showcase, Slicer Resources

For many new drivers, and even for experienced ones, the task of driving in the winter weather can be daunting. This fear can be conquered, however. Knowing the ways to stay safe on snowy and icy roads can greatly lessen the likeliness of a weather-related accident and help keep drivers confident on ...

Ott nets 1,000th point

Ott nets 1,000th point

Alyssa Foster, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Riley Ott, junior, recently reached the 1,000 point mark of her high school basketball career.     After playing basketball for 12 years and being a starter on the LPHS varsity basketball team for three, Ott has already reached an incredible mark in her high school career. During a recent basketba...

Swimming to the finish line

Swimming to the finish line

Kirsta Greer, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Swimming is often considered to be one of the most grueling sports. Endless hours in the pool and countless flip turns, laps, and dives separate the dedicated from those who just want to be on the team. The girls’ swim season has just started for the La Porte Slicers; however, they have been in ...

Mural, mural on the wall

Mural, mural on the wall

Autumn Prast, Editor-In-Chief

December 15, 2017


Filed under Academics, Showcase

Mrs. Lebo’s AP 3-D Art Class has been adding a pop of color and joy in the halls of LPHS the past few weeks. The artists in the class are embarking on a new activity to not only make their class time fun but to brighten up the school in general. Murals are popping up all over the place, with tons...

FFA Forestry judging at State

FFA Forestry judging at State

Corrine Kelley, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Showcase

The LPHS FFA chapter participated in the State finals competition for Forestry Judging at Purdue University College of Agriculture On Saturday, December 9th. The team placed 19th out of 52 teams and also did well as individuals. There were in total 200 participants at this event, and four students were f...

Painting positivity

Painting positivity

Taylor Pletcher, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Corporation, Showcase

Art Club and 3-D AP Art students spent three weeks in the evening creating and painting five amazing murals on the walls of Hailmann Elementary School.   The Art Department is known for its creative approach to projects. The teachers often push past assignments that are graded and then tossed out. Servi...

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