As the 2017-2018 school year approaches, it is a period of change at Marquette Catholic High School. New students, new teachers, and new classes are some of the changes to come, but one of the biggest changes at Marquette this school year is the Marquette University program.
As residents of a small town, it can be difficult to fully understand other parts of the world, especially those that seem so far away. Given the chance to experience these places first-hand - take Europe, for instance - is a rarity for most, and in the case of a handful of LaPorte High School students, this rarity became a reality.
Upcoming senior, River Richardson, is an outstanding student-athlete at Michigan City High School, and his charismatic personality and determination to better himself as a person everyday makes him a valuable part of Michigan City’s community.
The town of La Porte has always been a tight-knit community regardless of its size, and in the wake of a tragic accident, has shown more unity in the past few weeks than it ever has before.
Student Spotlight: Michelle Kazmierzak
Michelle Kazmierzak prides herself on being different. She likes it when she stands out from the crowd. She will be a junior at La Crosse High School this year. She is involved in sports in school, including softball and volleyball. She plays hard and loves being a part of a team.
What has happened recently?
Only a week after school ended, the Michigan City basketball program, including the high school players, worked to provide day camps to children in the community to improve their skill while focusing on maintaining a fun and safe environment.
Local businesses are part of what makes Chesterton such a great place to live. Chesterton and Porter are two communities that thrive on small, local businesses. One such business, that is new to the area, is The IN Coast. The IN Coast has been in business for less than a year and is owned by Mrs. Jenny Soffin.
The End of the Line
La Crosse High School finished up it’s 2016-2017 school year on May 26th. They spent the very last week doing finals and hurrying to tie up any loose ends before they let the kids go out into the world. The week before then, though, was the time for school wide fun.
The Spring Dance
Discovery Charter School’s Spring Dance was held May fifth from 6:00 - 8:30 PM. It was the first dance the new cafeteria, and it was also the first time that the students from the fifth grade were invited to a dance.
Post Prom Recap
As April ends and May begins, many students have started to look back on this year’s education.
Learn Today to Excel Tomorrow Banquet
The top 10 percent of the LPHS Class of 2017 and their educator of choice gathered at the Silver Palace on May 1st to celebrate all of their success throughout their time in school.
This occasion was kindly sponsored by the Rotary Club, so everyone at the event was able to just enjoy the night and the incredible food. The night consisted of inducting three new members into the Learn Today to Excel tomorrow Hall of Fame, honoring the two students from every grade who won the Most Outstanding Student award, and hearing speeches from the top senior students about why they chose their most influential educator.
“The banquet was so much fun! I’m so proud of all the students and teachers for their success stories. It was inspirational to...