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An Ally Nearby

Colin Mackenzie, Staff Member

November 6, 2019

To many students who are part of the LGBTQ+ community, finding others who are going through a similar walk of life can be hard. Thankfully, a place to find a warm welcoming community is coming to Portage High School. The new GSA ...

New Bus Schedules Cause Delays

Colin Mackenzie, Staff Member

August 27, 2019

With the 2019-2020 school year starting in full swing, students have been experiencing changes to their bus schedules and routes. However, a bus coming 20 minutes later was not ideal.  Students have faced delays that caused their...

New pathways provide different routes to graduation

Evan Gerike, Managing Editor

October 17, 2018

The state of Indiana is introducing a new curriculum for students that includes different paths to graduation. The graduation pathways, which will take full effect starting with the class of 2023, can be adopted by high sc...

Portage Township Schools completely one-to-one district

Evan Gerike, Managing Editor

October 1, 2018

Portage Township Schools is now an entirely one to one school district, with every student having complete access to an iPad. The Class of 2019 was the first class to receive an iPad, and with the Class of 2018 having grad...

New decor policy in West having impact on teachers, classrooms

KwaTashea Marfo, Staff Writer

August 25, 2018

Gracie Hansen Teachers are struggling to make their classrooms a “safe place” that is both educational and comfortable for students because of a new room decor policy in effect this year. According to Dr. Sheryl Reinisch, Dean of the College of Education Concordia U...

Portage ends night school program

Ryan Purnick, Staff Member

August 24, 2018

Night school services will no longer be offered to students at Portage this year.   Instead, Technology Rich Individually Based Education, or TRIBE, will be available for students in need of additional help. TRIBE is offe...

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