Symphony concert introduces thousands of kids to the magic of music

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) More than 5,000 students from throughout LaPorte County, South Bend and surrounding communities attended the LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra’s ... Continue Reading →

Tonagel is tops in school principal association’s District 2

Press release provided: On Sunday, Nov. 19, the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) will recognize Ben Tonagel, principal at LaPorte High School, as the 2017 District ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Marching Band strikes gold at state prelims

Information and photos provided (click photos to enlarge) It was a shiny weekend for the Slicers all around. Fresh off its performances at the Homecoming game Oct. 6, the LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

READ LaPorte County Scrabble tournament 2017 drew 18 teams

Eighteen teams participated in READ LaPorte County Inc.’s 14th annual Scrabble Tournament on Sept. 21, 2017. The first-place team consisted of Connie Conjalka and Jane Wickstrom. ... Continue Reading →

Ciara Augusta, Jay Seaburg reign as LPHS Homecoming Queen and King

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Ciara Augusta was crowned Homecoming Queen and Jay Seaburg was crowned Homecoming King at halftime of LaPorte’s game at Kiwanis Friday ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Marching Band takes 1st at Plymouth festival

Photos and information provided The LaPorte High School Marching Band placed first in the Scholastic A Class at the Plymouth Harvest Festival of Bands on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Marching Band takes 3rd at Penn Invitational

The LaPorte High School Marching Band placed third in Open A Class at the Penn Invitational Sept. 23, 2017.  The contest was moved inside due to heat with only the music and ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Marching Band takes 3rd at Concord Invitational

The LaPorte High School Marching Band placed third at the Concord High School Invitational Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.  Complete Open Class A results: Goshen                        67.1 Chesterton                  60.95 LaPorte                       60.35 Portage                 ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Band places 5th at Goshen Invitational

The LaPorte High School Marching Band placed fifth at the Goshen High School Invitational Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. Complete Open Class A results: Penn        ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte High School fundraiser for hurricane victims draws a thank you from La Porte, Texas

EDITOR’S NOTE: LaPorte, Texas — a bay city east of Houston — was not the hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey but received its share of flooding and devastation. LaPorte High ... Continue Reading →