The truth behind high school relationships

The truth behind high school relationships

Written by Jennie Alexandros, News Editor

October 3, 2017

High school is the zenith for unsuccessful relationships: finding the boy or girl of your dreams and running off into the sunset just before he/she breaks up with you for an ill-advised reason. It is not often where a high school relationship lasts or go nearly as far as you think. Most of the time,...

Challenges regarding student parking permits

Challenges regarding student parking permits

Written by Taelor Mutz, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

As students get older, riding the bus to school isn't the ideal way of transportation. Senior and junior students at LTHS have the opportunity to drive and park on school property. In order to park at the LTHS student parking lot, students need a parking permit. Getting a parking permit requires a val...

Big launch for the iPhone 8 and 10

Written by Jessica Chavez, Editorial Editor

October 1, 2017

Apple launched two new iPhones on September 12th. The iPhone 8 has great new features such as a 4.7 inch screen. Additional features include a glass and aluminum back, 64GB or 256GB, and a dual 12 megapixel camera with two new sensors and stabilizers. Some old features that continued from the iPhone ...

Homecoming dance brought a record number of 2,451 students

Homecoming dance brought a record number of 2,451 students

Written by Lauren Jankowski, Staff Writer and Student Journalist

September 29, 2017

The field house, normally used for the pacer test and basketball during PE, was transformed into an “out of the world” experience at homecoming. Filled with loud music, lasers and dancing, homecoming was a hit for everyone! Senior Lauren Malito said “it was [her] favorite school dance” that she h...

More Homecoming 2017 Photos!

More Homecoming 2017 Photos!

September 28, 2017

Photos were taken by Porter Press photographer, Angelina Borne. To view the photo slideshow, click on any photo. If you have additional photos from homecoming that you would like featured in our Porter Press site, please contact Mrs. Musni, [email protected] The Porter Press will review your...

Lockport falls 17-14 at Friday’s homecoming game

Lockport falls 17-14 at Friday’s homecoming game

Written by Ben Bauer, Sports Editor and Student Journalist

September 28, 2017

Each high school has a homecoming with dances, activities, and football games. Last Friday, September 23rd, Lockport Township High School played its homecoming game against Andrew High School and lost with a final score of Andrew (17) and Lockport (14). With any loss there is an opportunity to become better....

Swim and dive team’s successful start of the season

Swim and dive team’s successful start of the season

Written by Sarayah Villasenor, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

The girls swim and dive team has kicked off its fall season. The team practices Monday through Saturday for 2 to 3 hours. Their most recent competition was last Saturday, September 23rd against Downers Grove North High School. They were the meet champions in the 200 free relay (Lindsey Merk, Molly Gerc...

L-Town brings unwavering pride to LTHS students

L-Town brings unwavering pride to LTHS students

Written by Haley Wyatt, Senior Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

Whether it be through chants of “go home freshmen” or creating a roller coaster ride in the bleachers full of students at football games, the Lockport student section, popularly known as L-Town, embodies what it means to have Porter Pride at Lockport. L-town is described as the student-run section people...

A recap of last week’s homecoming activities

A recap of last week’s homecoming activities

Written by Lauren Jankowski, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

Homecoming week has been a hit with many games, dancing, and outrageous outfits during dress up days! Hallway decorating on Monday night was a huge success with many people showing up and decking out the halls with school spirit. Tuesday night was the perfect weather to watch a movie, and students did...

Why SparkNotes can’t be a substitute for English novels

Why SparkNotes can’t be a substitute for English novels

Written by Matas Borusevicius, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

With the school year settling in, students are all beginning to face the normal pace of the classes. This also comes with students reading their classic novels required for English class. This can be a daunting task for most, especially in honors classes where 200 pages of archaic vocabulary in a clas...

Homecoming 2017 Photo Slide Show

Homecoming 2017 Photo Slide Show

September 24, 2017

Here are just some photos taken last week at our homecoming events and activities. To view the photo slideshow, click on any photo. More photos will be uploaded throughout the week! If you have photos from homecoming week that you would like featured in our Porter Press student news site, please...

Marching band’s monumental victory

Marching band’s monumental victory

Written by Ryan Meyer, Copy Editor

September 22, 2017

For the first time in 39 years on September 9th, LTHS’ marching band won first place in the Lake Park Marching Band Competition. In order to find out what made the band victorious, LTHS senior drum majors Amanda Medina Segura and Olivia Ruffatto, who are conductors for the band, shared their thoughts con...

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