LaPorteCountyLife default share image
valpolife logo portagelife logo nwindianalife logo Share good news

#1StudentNWI: Teamwork and Winter Break for the Wolves


What’s Happened

Recently at MCHS, standardized testing filled the gymnasium and classrooms. One afternoon after a full day of testing, the girls basketball team walked in for practice only to find the entire basketball court filled with tables and chairs still set up in preparation for the next day of testing.

Read more

#1StudentNWI: South Central Wraps Up 2017


Graduate of South Central: Hannah Howell

Hannah Howell, a graduate from South Central high school, now attends Purdue University. She has already completed two years of pre-pharmacy and is now a first-year professional student in the College of Pharmacy at the West Lafayette campus.

Read more

#1StudentNWI: Slicers Give back and Serve Community in December


What’s Going On: Turkey Trot

The annual Turkey Trot took place on the morning of November 23. Several people participated in the race itself and even more came to watch. The Educational Foundation has raised about $8,000 in the past, and this year raised over $8,500.

Read more

#1StudentNWI: Blazers Travel the World Through Study Abroad


What's Happening: Study Abroad Trips

Imagine getting to travel all around the globe. At Marquette, everyone is encouraged to travel abroad, whether for a month or semester in Spain or France, or going on a Spring Break trip with your friends for almost two weeks.

Read more

#1StudentNWI: Westville Gets in the Holiday Spirit


Student Spotlight

This month’s student spotlight is Zack Mitchell. Mitchell is a sophomore at Westville and has attended the school since kindergarten. His favorite thing about Westville is how much the school has to offer.

Read more

#1StudentNWI: La Lumiere Showcases Spirit and Service in December


What’s Happening: Mayhem at the Marsch

La Lumiere Lakers kicked-off the 2017-2018 winter sports season with an energetic pep rally called Marsch Madness this month. During the event, all three varsity basketball teams, Girls, Boys Blue, and Boys White, were introduced. They competed in various fun events, with a friendly scrimmage, a shooting contest for a prized Dress Down Day, and the well-loved cheerleader’s dance routine with the basketball players. The student body was extremely hyped for the event, with many donning blue face paint and sunglasses. One student even wore a blue morph suit and wig.

Read more

#1StudentNWI: South Central Sports Prepare for a New Season



Garrett Mertz is a seventh grader at South Central who has high ambitions for his future.

Read more

#1StudentNWI: Art, Understanding, and Veterans Celebrations at Lacrosse


Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Rushing

Ms. Rushing is both Lacrosse and Wanatah schools’ art teacher. As such, she teaches all art from kindergarten through twelfth grade. These classes include digital art, art history, two-dimensional, and three-dimensional art at the high school level. She doesn’t have a favorite class to teach, but she really enjoys her seventh grade art class. She says that that particular class allows the kids “a lot of time to explore, and decide if art is really for them.”

Read more

#1StudentNWI: Michigan City Dances at Sadies and Looks Forward to Winter Sports


What’s Happened? Sadies/Food drive

Last weekend, the student council at MCHS hosted the annual Sadies Hawkins Dance. Traditionally speaking, Sadies means that the girls ask their dates to the dance rather than the social norm of vice versa. This tradition at MCHS always provides creative proposals and a fun night for all.

Read more

#1StudentNWI: Slicers Promote Positivity in November


Student Spotlight: Jaden Millard

Jaden Millard, a sophomore at La Porte High School, uses his love for art and botany to express himself and maintain a positive outlook on life.

Read more

#1StudentNWI: Westville Highlights Careers, Halloween, and Libraries


Trick or Treat Around the Track

On October 27th, Westville High School’s Athletic Council put on their third annual Trick or Treat Around the Track. The evening was packed with fun from beginning to end. Walking onto the track, students, parents, and community members were greeted by the many Athletic Council members dressed up in their weird and wacky costumes. Some of the school’s faculty were there dressed up in their Halloween best as well. The Westville Fire Department even came to support and help out throughout the night.

Read more

1   2   3   4   ... Last