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Mrs. May has been at Norrix for 39 years and her contributions are priceless. After she retires, she plans to move to Colorado to be closer to her daughter's family. She has already made calls about starting a Peace Jam at the local high school.

Sveri May: a Loy Norrix life and legacy

Hannah Locke, News Editor June 10, 2021

A lot can happen in 39 years, Sveri May is a testament to that. Current Loy Norrix teacher, Mrs. May, attended Loy Norrix High School for her sophomore and senior years-- she spent her junior year in Stockholm,...

Loy Norrix teacher Kyle Shack prefers to use Classroom Relay to communicate with his students and help them out when they are struggling.

Classroom Relay: A helpful tool for teachers, but possibly unfair monitoring system

Hannah Locke, News Editor June 8, 2021

School districts have had internet monitoring software for years. It’s not a secret that administrators have access to your school email address and can see what you do when logged into that email address.  What...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been under fire these past few months as a result of multiple sexual harassment allegations and his handling of nursing home COVID-19 deaths.

Andrew Cuomo: from praise to an impeachment inquiry in weeks

Hannah Locke, News Editor April 12, 2021

In his three terms as governor of the state of New York, Andrew Cuomo has made serious progress. From legalizing same sex marriage in New York in 2011 to his signing of the New York Secure Ammunition and...

The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump began on Feb. 9, 2021 and ended on Feb. 13, 2021 with an acquittal for the former president.

A historical impeachment: the Senate trial and a verdict

Hannah Locke, News Editor February 25, 2021

On Feb. 9, 2021, the second impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump began in the United States Capitol. After the trial, Democrats were unable to get enough votes for a two-thirds majority in...

Offical logo for the College Board SAT exam

College Board discontinues SAT subject tests and essay as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hannah Locke, News Editor February 8, 2021

The changes to the education system have been innumerable since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020. From school being cancelled altogether and administrations scrambling to find solutions,...

Donald Trump left office yesterday due to his term ending. Impeachment proceedings have yet to be determined.

A Historical Impeachment: What is it and how is it going to work?

Hannah Locke, News Editor January 21, 2021

Only three presidents have ever been impeached since the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1787. All three, Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton, and Donald Trump, were acquitted and able to continue serving their...

Pit bulls: A misunderstood breed that deserves far better treatment and care

Pit bulls: A misunderstood breed that deserves far better treatment and care

Hannah Locke, News Editor January 7, 2021

When it comes to dog fighting, pit bulls are the breed of choice.  These dogs are strong, loyal and often dominant. This fact has given the dogs a negative reputation. When some people think of pit...

Loy Norrix students Owen Quayle (left) and Clara Moss (right) stand in front of the Radisson Plaza Hotel downtown. They are protesting the unjust murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers.

“We are no longer asking for change, we are demanding it”: Loy Norrix students protest the murder of George Floyd

Hannah Locke, News Editor June 4, 2020

On June 1st in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan, thousands of people gathered and protested in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement. They were demanding justice for George Floyd, a 46 year old black...

Staying entertained at home: Music and podcast recommendations

Staying entertained at home: Music and podcast recommendations

Hannah Locke, News Editor June 4, 2020

Crafts, books, and spending time with your loved ones are a few ways to pass the time. Another way to stay entertained while also keeping your mood up is listening to music or podcasts. Apps like Spotify...

The Kal-Haven trail is a great way to spend time in nature over quarantine.

The environmental impacts of quarantine are not what we thought they were

Hannah Locke, News Editor May 31, 2020

In the first few weeks of the quarantine caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, pictures and articles showing clean canals in Venice, Italy, reduced air pollution in over-populated cities, and free,...

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