Friday, September 20, 2019

Attention Norrix students that attended the United Nations International Day of Peace-focusing on Global Climate Change yesterday, please invite yours friends and family downtown and join us at the Arcadia Commons area TODAY from 3-6.  This is an international movement of young people to pressure lawmakers into making changes to help stop Global Warming!

Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing? The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room (C-19) to sign up for an informational meeting next month.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! Today Ferris State University will be at the 4 Corners. If you’re curious about what it takes to be a Bull Dog, sign up with her in the library or online!

The annual clothing drive begins Monday.  Take the weekend and look for any item of clothing that is not needed or out grown of any size.  Please bring these items to one of your classes. The top two classes will receive a continental breakfast.

Seniors you will be able to sign up for your senior meeting to talk about graduation and senior obligations, with your counselor. The signup sheets will be in the counseling office.  The senior meetings ARE A REQUIREMENT will begin on Monday, September 23rd 

Attention all Sophomores and Juniors. The Third 90 Network Program is now taking applications for the Fall Team. We are looking for 10 students who are motivated, have a positive attitude, make good grades, work well in a team setting, responsible, and not afraid to try new things.  The Third 90 program will give you an opportunity to participate in meaningful projects in environmental sustainability. The team works with college faculty and college students. There will be 2 visits to the Kalamazoo Nature Center, 2-3 college campus visits and 2 after school workshops. If you are interested, pick up an application in M14, Mrs. Young’s room or K10 Ms. Nelson’s room. The deadline to submit an application is today, September 20th.

Attention Students come join the Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24th in Ms. Nelson’s room K10 at 2:30

Travel club trips for 2020 to Paris and Scandanavia will have an information meeting on September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15.

Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions 

Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5

Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.