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On the left, Mara Vander Beek reading

High school students have stopped reading for pleasure

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor November 24, 2020

During Book Fair week in elementary school, the halls would be abuzz with excitement as fifth graders showed each other the books they wanted and third graders pulled their parents around the shelves set...

Learn more about the world we live in: The best documentaries on Netflix right now

Learn more about the world we live in: The best documentaries on Netflix right now

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor November 3, 2020

With the amount of time spent in school and on homework increasing, reading a book or articles can take too much brain power. Documentaries, however, are a more relaxed way to learn about the world around...

Georgia Hutton appears here in one of her new outfits. Wearing a sweater vest with a t-shirt underneath has emerged as a popular trend during quarantine.

How quarantine changes students: Georgia Hutton’s evolution in isolation

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor October 1, 2020

Students left school in March expecting to enjoy a two week vacation before going back to school. Instead, they were greeted with a six month stretch of first online school, then summer vacation, and finally...

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Embrace your creative side and relieve stress: craft ideas

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor June 5, 2020

No matter how crafts turn out, the process of creating something is beneficial. You can let out your emotions and thoughts in any way you please, whether abstract or concretely. Crafts can also calm you...

The first day I met Queenie, at the Kalamazoo Animal Rescue. She immediately loved attention and we adopted her that day.

The stay-at-home order is the perfect time to adopt new pet

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor May 21, 2020

My family adopted a new cat from the Kalamazoo Animal Rescue this week, and with the whole family staying home, it has been a smooth introduction. We’ve decided to name her Queenie, and she’s a four-year-old...

Center for Disease Control (CDC) Coronavirus graphic.

Good news from around the world during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor April 23, 2020

Even during a global pandemic, certain aspects of the world don’t change, some are even becoming more positive. Whether the environment or animals have been helped, humans have managed to brighten the...

People should live more sustainably

People should live more sustainably

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor March 26, 2020

Climate change and global emissions has increased into a worldwide problem. Icecaps are melting, leaving arctic animals struggling in their own climate, while the sky is filling with smoke and gases, polluting...

Victoria McGowan playing in the Junior Varsity basketball game on Tuesday. McGowan looked up to both Kobe and Gianna Bryant.

The death of a legend: Kobe Bryant passes away in a helicopter crash

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor February 7, 2020

On Sunday, January 26, the 41 year old retired basketball player Kobe Bryant passed away along with his 13 year old daughter Gianna, also known as Gigi, in a helicopter crash that killed nine people. The...

YWCA organizes Women's March in Kalamazoo

YWCA organizes Women’s March in Kalamazoo

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor January 30, 2020

Derrell Mabon II, Kamryn Kimbrough, and Brooklyn Moore during play rehearsal. Mabon plays John Prentice Sr., Kimbrough plays Mary Prentice, and Moore plays Hilary St. George.

Loy Norrix’s next play focuses on racism and confrontation: “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” utilizes the diversity of Norrix to discuss tension in a mixed-race couple

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor January 18, 2020

“It’s gonna be a wake-up call,” drama teacher and play director Paige Carrow said. “It’s going to spark conversations after the show.” Loy Norrix will be putting on the play “Guess Who’s...

Freshmen Yacine Lo and Mara Vander Beek wait for the movie to start during the assembly. Lo and Vander Beek both had 3.5 GPAs and enjoyed the assembly.

Loy Norrix holds an academic assembly for hard-working students: The Thursday before winter break students gathered to watch a movie and have treats

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor January 16, 2020

While other students were in class, students with good grades or perfect attendance watched the movie “Elf” while eating chips, cookies, and chocolates.  On December 19, students from all grades...

Nevaeh Hughes' Aunt Angela, who was paralyzed most of her life but still valued spending time with her family. Hughes misses her Aunt, but uses her as a role model.

Loy Norrix freshman handles the death of her aunt: A look at how Nevaeh Hughes coped with tragedy

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor December 16, 2019

“She was always happy for others and happy for herself,” freshman Nevaeh Hughes said of her Aunt Angela, who she aspires to be like. Angela passed away in a hospital during the summer of 2018 after...

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