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Your body, your choice: children should be taught consent from a young age

Your body, your choice: children should be taught consent from a young age

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor May 27, 2021

Imagine you are a child seeing family you haven’t seen in years, or have never seen before, and your aunt Margaret comes over to you and your parents and asks you to give her a hug. She’s being all,...

LN senior Emerson Wesselhoff performing her forensic's piece at home, during regional finals.

Entire LN forensics team makes it to MIFA state finals

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor May 20, 2021

This is the first time in Loy Norrix history that the entire forensics team advanced on to the MIFA (Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association) state finals. The event was held on April 30 - May 1,...

An official study guide for the SAT, in 2005.

KPS students offered the opportunity to take SAT

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor April 13, 2021

For the 2020-2021 school year, Loy Norrix is only offering the SAT and will not be including the rest of the Michigan Merit Exam (MME) which during a “normal” year would include not only the SAT, but...

President Biden waving as he leaves the  Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. On February 19th, Biden will be touring the Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan

President Biden set to go to Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan on Friday

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor February 19, 2021

President Joe Biden was set to visit the Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan on Thursday, February 18. His visit was postponed to Friday, February 19 because of a snow storm. The last time President Biden...

Snow days should not be replaced with virtual learning days during in-person schooling

Snow days should not be replaced with virtual learning days during in-person schooling

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor February 9, 2021

It’s time to go to sleep, having done all the typical snow day rituals, having flushed an ice cube down the toilet, wearing pajamas inside out and backwards, a spoon under the pillow, a potato on the...

The photo shows the United States Capitol building. In which the House of Representatives and Senate are housed, and decisions are made.

Proposed change to the KPS school board to high school government class and curriculum

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor January 5, 2021

The Kalamazoo Public School administration proposed an idea that would limit the required credits of U.S. Government class, making it only one trimester long instead of two trimesters and removing key...

Jack Fergusson in his Halloween costume for 2019, an eboy clown. While showing off the book

Nail polish can be androgynous accessory

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor November 16, 2020

Nail polish has been around for a very long time, originating in China in 6000 B.C. Traditionally it has been used by a mainly female audience; however, it is now becoming popular among people of all genders.  Men...

The formula used by the KPS school board to determine whether or not to send kids back to school hybrid.

The KPS school board makes the decision to stay virtual for the second trimester.

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor October 29, 2020

The 2020-2021 school year has been different from any other school year due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Kalamazoo Public Schools, along with every school in the country, is having to make changes...

Senior Breyon Richards showing off her desk at which she does her school work. Her desk is set up so she can see things that help her stay motivated to do work.

100% virtual means students struggle to find adequate space to concentrate on class

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor October 10, 2020

Some students set up their laptops on their kitchen table, others are learning from their beds, and some people have a desk in their bedroom. Other students have an office in their home, and some students...

Loy Norrix junior Emerson Wesslehoff attends a volunteer opportunity at Read and Write Kalamazoo. Here Wesselhoff works to create a book using old magazines.

The Loy Norrix chapter of NEHS is open for applications this fall

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor June 8, 2020

The Loy Norrix chapter of the National English Honor Society, is opening applications this fall. English teacher Jeffery Pickell is the faculty adviser.  “[NEHS] is the only international organization...

Junior Lily Stickley is showing the proper side of the road for bikers. With the traffic or the right side of the road.

The proper side of the street for when you are riding a bike or walking

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor May 20, 2020

As people are now home because of the Stay at Home Order, they are able to get outside a lot more. People are playing in their yards and are going on walks or bike rides more frequently.  As someone...

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