What is Happening at the ACCU
February at the Area Career Center University (ACCU) is filled with progress reports and the smell of hard work; nevertheless, we celebrate Valentine’s Day through various fundraisers. These fundraisers include Crush for You Crush, flowers, and stuffed animals bought by students.
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.
Although choir does not have a traditional state tournament to compete against other schools in, they do have a district competition to qualify for a separate state competition. Each year, the Wheeler choirs perform an array of music that’s judged by musicians from local high school directors to college professors at ISSMA.
Student talents are always a hot point of discussion at VHS. So many students manage to be incredibly busy and involved, while also nursing otherworldly talents and abilities. One such student is senior Emma Adams, an artist who is driven to put herself on the map and make something of her talent.
Students Serving America
Every student’s senior year means something different to them, but the common thread throughout is the question of what to do next. For five Kouts seniors, their answer is to join the military.
Winter Athletes in the Spotlight
The winter sports season is coming to an end with senior night right around the corner. It's been a very successful season to reflect on and Ingot athletics has a lot to be proud of.
There are few people with the drive, determination, motivation, and leadership skills of Lashon Patterson.
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.
Mr. Lewis is new to the Tri-Creek school corporation, and has been put in charge of teaching many business classes. Something many students don’t know about him is his high success in athletics, specifically soccer. He’s a great example of the effects that competing in sports can have on your career and the rest of your life.
WHAT’S COMING UP? — Decathlon State
The U.S. Academic Decathlon is a fantastic high school extracurricular. After starting practice in late May, Andrean’s team prepares all year for the final competition in mid-February.