For those who haven’t heard of it, DECA is an international association that holds business marketing competitions for high school students. It helps participants become familiar with the business and marketing world and even practice their pubic speaking.
Teacher Spotlight - Parker
English teacher Miss Parker is the epitome of positivity. She encourages courage, kindness, and emotional control within her classes due to that same inspiration throughout her childhood. She has made her mark not only on her students, but on the community of La Porte. The kind of positivity she radiates shines through her work as a teacher and a writer, and that is why she was named ‘Teacher of the Month’ for February.
Abigailjane Morelli loves the arts. She is currently a freshman at Marquette and is very passionate about the arts. She takes painting class with the infamous Mr. Shelton and is also a member of Art in Action.
Breaking Legs...and Everything Else
The La Lumiere High School Drama program recently put on their two-night production of the play “Parlor Games” by James Wall. This was a two-act play written by the director in the group of ten students. It was a comical farce centered on hijinks taking place in one of the most unusual places: a funeral parlor.
Teacher Spotlight: Rebecca Galloway
Rebecca Galloway is the Spanish teacher at South Central High School. She studied at Indiana University for a semester and finished college at Ball State University. Galloway’s biggest inspiration was her high school Spanish teacher.
What’s Happened: Spirit Week
Recently, Michigan City High School students participated in the last Spirit Week of the school year, and for the seniors, it was the last one of their high school career.
Being at Marquette Catholic High School means sharing in the faith of Jesus Christ and teaching His message. It also means recognizing the school’s Catholic heritage during Catholic Schools Week.
On February 3rd, Westville’s cheer and pom-poms teams had the amazing opportunity to perform at half-time during a Pacers game. When the opportunity arose, they had to seize it. Preparations started when the teams were sent videos of the routines. All of the girls had to individually learn the routine from the video so that they would be ready for the performance.
What’s Going On - LPHS’ Got Talent
La Porte High School’s annual variety show was on Friday, February 2nd. This year, they took on a new title, transitioning from the Variety Show to LPHS’ Got Talent because of the construction of the Performing Arts Center.
“Shine bright on senior night” was the slogan given to the seniors of the girls’ basketball team in the locker room before their last home game of their high school career. They seemed to take this to heart as they came out with a lot of energy at the tip-off that lasted the entire 32 minutes and resulted in a 52-45 win over the Valparaiso Vikings, a Duneland Athletic Conference (DAC) rival.
The Sport of Smarts
At La Lumiere school, sports are encouraged for all students. However, for those not athletically inclined, there are other opportunities. During the winter season, there are two academically motivated after school activities: Science Olympiad and Academic Decathlon. These teams meet when the school day is over, and spend their time...studying. It might seem crazy, but students enjoy taking part in these activities, even with the extra work and thought required. On January 20, the Decathlon team competed at their regionals.