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Sophomore, Wolfgang Madonia practices chords on the guitar.

Students discuss their experiences making music

Milo Turner, Social Media Team June 4, 2021

During the 2020-2021 school year, KPS students have had a great deal of time on their hands without the added stress of transporting to and from campus.  For students who play instruments or make music,...

Sophomore, Hannah Getachew completes school work and attends NEHS meetings from her laptop.

National Honor Society members volunteer virtually

Milo Turner, Social Media Team June 1, 2021

Volunteering locally can be an easily accessible and rewarding way to give back to your community and use your skills to assist others.  The National Honor Society and National English Honor Society...

A graphic depicting the rate of vaccination by county in the state of Michigan as of April 14.

Loy Norrix student opens up about contracting the COVID-19 virus

Milo Turner, Social Media Team May 7, 2021

The state of Michigan has been struck with over 873 thousand COVID cases in total, with the daily average number of new cases in the past week being over 7 thousand according to The New York Times.  Michigan...

English and social studies teacher, Jennifer Aniano, working at her desk from home.

Loy Norrix teachers are using GradPoint as an online learning tool 

Milo Turner, Social Media Team April 30, 2021

KPS students have been learning online for two trimesters now and the Board of Education has recently announced that they plan to continue virtual learning for trimester 3. Some students, however, have...

D.J. Desmond presents for his 4th period Literature Through Film class.

New Loy Norrix teachers face the obstacles of online learning

Milo Turner, Social Media Team March 12, 2021

For the duration of the first and second trimester, KPS students have been practicing completely remote learning, which means KPS teachers had to re-work their previously in-person lessons to fit the new...

Students in Bradley Schmidt's first hour Statistics and Probability class are getting ready to practice sampling procedures. This course has been new to many this trimester.

Students explain the pros and cons of the second trimester schedule change

Milo Turner, Social Media Team February 7, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 30, all Kalamazoo Public Schools schedules were updated in order to attempt to adjust to the new medium of online learning, the goals of the update being, “continuous improvement for...

Isaac Turner browses the menu of Bab El Salam. The new method of ordering at the restaurant helps distance the customers from one another.

Local establishments are adapting in order to follow CDC guidelines

Milo Turner, Social Media Team December 11, 2020

"I see people happy, and I can see them smile even behind the mask, and they push you to work, to come here and do more work," said Mazen Ahmed, owner of Bab El Salam, who is implementing a new course...

Participants, (pictured top left to bottom right) Margaret Elfring, Hailey Yoder, Clara Garcez, Claire Knudsen, and Brianna English during the November 18 session of SEL. The theme of this session was gratitude.

Loy Norrix teachers and students alike are benefitting from SEL

Milo Turner, Social Media Team December 2, 2020

Objectively, online schooling can be a primary stressor in the life of a student in 2020, the Google Classroom icon feeling like yet another weight on your shoulders.  Being physically isolated from...

Sophomore, Wolfgang Madonia, rolling down South Kalamazoo Mall St. Madonia can be seen skating downtown often, as well as at Davis Street Park.

Students pick up new hobbies to pass the time during quarantine

Milo Turner, Social Media Team November 3, 2020

Summer vacation: a student’s three-month weekend between school years, meant to be spent hanging out with friends and acquaintances, traveling, attending live concerts, summer camps, anything of the...

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