La Porte ISD is among 12 Texas school districts that have been recognized for outstanding programs with the release of Texas School Business magazine’s 11th Annual Bragging Rights 2017-2018 special issue. La Porte ISD’s new planetarium is featured in the publication as one of the top innovative programs in the state.
At La Porte High School, the LPHS Band performed opening music and a musical tribute to the Armed Forces, and the JROTC Color Guard presented the colors. Cadet Major William Lowden led the Pledge of Allegiance. The LPHS Choir and American Sign Language class performed the national anthem and “Flanders Field.”
Three La Porte ISD orchestra students have been named to the 2017-18 All-Region Orchestra, including a double bassist and a violinist whose auditions earned them top honors at the annual competition.