Senior Hayley Johnson has dedicated much of her time toward the school. When she is not doing school work, Johnson can be found in the east wing of the school. She is a member of concert choir, show choir, theatre, and a student director for the middle school production of Lion King Jr.
Get’cha Head in the Game
The Mustangs kicked off their season with a home game on November 21 against West Central. The team played well together and was thrilled to win with 107 to 47 points in the varsity game. The student pep block was also in full swing to support the basketball players and create an exciting environment for them to play in. Many students came out for the Homecoming game on December 1 against Covenant Christian where the Mustangs fought in a close match but lost 55 to 56.
Alex Reed is a very involved and busy senior at Boone Grove High School. He has been a World Trade Alliance board member since June of last year. He has been apart of The Academic Super Bowl: Math, English, Social Studies, and Interdisciplinary. He helped take his teams to state competition and won 2nd place.
Teacher Spotlight: Mitch Nelson
This year has seen the development of one of CHS’ newest clubs, the Social Justice League, headed by social studies teacher Mitch Nelson.
What’s Going On: The Holidays
November is an exciting time for the Washington Township Community: the school year is in full swing, basketball season is beginning, and the holidays are approaching. In the days before a much needed Thanksgiving break, the Senators reflected upon who and what they were thankful for this time of year. All student’s answers had a common denominator, family; in such a close knit community many students feel their classmates have similar holiday traditions, but with deeper insight into how the Washington Township community spends their holiday students quickly began to realize how incredibly unique each of their holiday traditions are. With embracing their own holiday traditions, students also gained a greater appreciation for...
The Porter County Career and Technical Center has about 400 students on campus during both morning and afternoon classes. All of these students work hard in their classes and are famished and parched during and afterwards, but how can these students continue their days?
The Leave Are Changing, but Tradition Continues
October has been a busy month at Kouts High School. The jazz band and Kouts Singers performed for the first time at the Fall Fling concert on October 20.
Mr. El-Naggar is one of those teachers, you know the one. The kind of teacher that students have one semester and all tell their friends about how fun and awesome his classes are. It’s an almost impossible feat to appeal to all of these different subsections of students, and yet no complaints have been heard about Mr. E’s teaching.
Small Town at State
At a school of around 500 students, it's not expected for there to be much success in sports. However, Wheeler High School has proven itself on numerous occasions.
This week Juniors and Seniors will be going on the Natural Helpers retreat. Natural Helpers is a school activity run by seniors who are called Rainbow Staff. They spend 3 days out of school and get closer to people they wouldn’t normally talk to. Students are nominated for the trip by their peers based on how trustworthy they believe them to be.
The senior class at Washington Township is beginning to take a look at their futures and evaluating the goals they have set for themselves after graduation. It is both a bittersweet and exciting time for these seniors, as they will be saying goodbye to Washington Township in the spring and hello to new endeavors next fall.