La Porte High School graduates Denis Mitrano and Tommy Moser, along with former teacher Lloyd Wells and longtime trustee Charlcya Wheeler will be recognized as 2021 La Porte ISD Distinguished Alumni; Former Space Shuttle astronaut Robert Crippen and former Beacon School owner and operator Patricia “Patsy” Thomson will be honored as the district’s 2021 Citizens of the Year.
Charlcya Wheeler, in her 18th year as a La Porte ISD trustee, resigned at the Board’s Sept. 7 regular meeting, effective immediately. In a letter to her Board colleagues, Wheeler cited health concerns as her reason for stepping down.
La Porte ISD staff completed more than 8,000 continuing education hours between August 9-10 during the inaugural La Porte U., a districtwide training event at La Porte High School.
Austin Escobar, a 2021 La Porte High School graduate, has signed a national letter of intent to continue his education and track career at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO.
La Porte High School golfer Nicholas Canales has known for some time what it feels like to be the young man of the hour. On July 26, he experienced being the young man of the day.
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to La Porte Independent School District for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020.
The La Porte ISD Nutrition Department has been honored with a Best of the Bunch award for its participation in the 2021 Spring Farm Fresh Challenge, sponsored by the Texas Department of Agriculture.
La Porte ISD employees will receive a 4 percent salary increase, after the Board of Trustees on June 23 approved the 2021-22 budget.