The never wavering car enthusiasm of LTHS’ Auto Club

Written by Deviyon Fitts, Student Writer

October 20, 2017


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In Auto Club, the one club that allows students to explore their inner love for cars, students can work in their favorite environment of gas and engines in the auto shop. Any student that likes to work with cars will really appreciate this club. Auto Club is available to any student who takes the following el...

P.E. classes take on new grading system

P.E. classes take on new grading system

Written by Imani Tapley, Student Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

This school year, Physical Education got a little bit more serious. Mr. Todd Elkei, Department Chair of Health, Physical Education and Drivers Education, answers the questions that the students have been waiting for: Will students' P.E. classes affect their GPA? Mr. Elkei spoke on the main goal of chan...

Students recognized for their exemplary character at annual Porter Pride breakfast

Students recognized for their exemplary character at annual Porter Pride breakfast

October 16, 2017


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The Porter Pride student recognition breakfast took place last Thursday, October 12th, in the Maroon Room at East Campus. Staff members from different departments recognized students who embody what it means to be a Porter. Families of students also attended the event and had the opportunity to meet...

Junior and senior students choose their PE courses at LTHS

Written by Taelor Mutz, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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At LTHS juniors and seniors have the choice of what course they want to take for Physical Education (PE). Students are offered a variety of different classes where they work on different skill sets.  Mr. Todd Elkei, Department Chair of Health, Physical Education, and Driver's Ed, says, “We recently co...

Challenges regarding student parking permits

Challenges regarding student parking permits

Written by Taelor Mutz, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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...

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


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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


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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...

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


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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...

Homecoming 2017 Photo Slide Show

Homecoming 2017 Photo Slide Show

September 24, 2017


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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


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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...

Speech team: It’s more than public speaking

Speech team: It’s more than public speaking

Written by Imani Tapley, Student Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It’s finally time for comedians, public speakers, and dramatic actors to shine. Lockport Township High School’s Speech Team had its  first meeting on Thursday, September 14th. The new head coach Ms. Kennedy Musich will be leading the speech team in a series of competitions. This team is incredib...

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