Friday, February 10, 2023

Our Black History Month Person of the Day is W.E.B Du Bois. W.E.B Du Bois was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, and Pan-Africanist civil rights activist. Du Bois was already well known as one of the foremost Black intellectuals of his era. The first Black American to earn a PhD from Harvard University, Du Bois published widely before becoming NAACP’s director of publicity and research and starting the organization’s official journal, The Crisis, in 1910

Loy Norrix Students, you are invited to the 3rd Annual Valentine Card Party on Monday, February 13th from 230-330 in Ms. Nelson’s room D13. The Valentine Card Party is sponsored by your Loy Norrix Key Club. There will be snacks, beverages, materials for making valentine cards, music, and more! Limit is 25 students. First come first serve! See you there!

Student athletes be sure to log your volunteer hours. Fall or winter athletes should have an email from Mrs. Rocco with a link to the Google Form. Spring athletes can use the QR code on the athletic office door. We will have a drawing on Monday the 13th for prizes for volunteering.

Looking to get involved in a sport this winter? The Girl’s Bowling team is looking for more student athletes to join. If you’re interested, go to the athletic office

Hey everybody. Learn more about teen life in Brazil through the Knight Life special series of stories this week on our website knightlifenews.com and instagram page. These special stories are a result of a collaborative project with Global Ties Kalamazoo. Each day this week you will see interesting posts and stories coming about about our Brazilian partners. Read these each day this week.

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. And if you’re looking for a great date idea, nothing beats going to a live show. Loy Norrix Drama is presenting the romantic and charming play “Almost, Maine” February 16th through the 19th. This play features stories of love, relationships, and a bit of magic in the northern woods. It’s perfect for a date with that special someone, or just a fun evening with a friend. Tickets are only five dollars and can be purchased online or at the door. See you next week in the auditorium!

Attention Bilingual students at Loy Norrix! Please check your email for information about the upcoming WIDA test and fill out the Google Form to show us that you are ready! Let’s show Kalamazoo what bilingual students can do!

Attention seniors! The final deadline to purchase a senior ad or baby picture for the yearbook is Sunday, February 12th! Order and design your ad online at www.yearbookordercenter.com with order number 12613 or bring cash or check to room K3. All sizes and prices are listed at the website. While you’re there, don’t forget to buy your yearbook – they’re selling fast!

Attention graduating Seniors. If you have an interest in speaking at your commencement ceremony, you need to sign-up in room B-18 by Tuesday, February 28th.