Monday, February 3, 2020

This past Saturday, 28 hard-working Band & Orchestra students performed at the Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association District-level Solo & Ensemble Festival. At this festival, students performed a solo or in a small group before a professional adjudicator for a rating. Ja’quan Jennings, Amber Morgan, David Brozovich, Myles Baker, and Wesley Baker earned the second highest “Division 2” rating. The following students earned the highest “Division 1” rating and can advance to the State Festival: Gina Bello, Keziah Bowen, Sam Gayney, Garrick Hohm, Claire Beougher, Rebekah He, Diamond Mabon, Chanel Wilson, Abigayle Smith, Hannah Locke, Yacine Lo, Connor Rafferty, Mara Vander Beek, Meg Elfring, Lydia Dantes, Erica Sanchez-Elias, Kelcey Briggs, Riley Sackett, Guthrie Harris, Sara Elfring, Maia Lintner, Ethan Semelbauer, and Kevin Semelbauer. Congratulations to these hard-working Loy Norrix musicians! 

It’s February, and you know what that means: Valentine’s Day is almost here! Are you looking for a fun, thoughtful, and unique way to show someone you care? Then let the LoyNorrix Choir take care of that for you. We’ll sweetly serenade your special someone and your friends with a Singing Valentine during classes on February 14. Singing Valentines cost just $3 for a song and a Hershey’s kiss, or $5 for a song and a full-size chocolate bar, and they can be purchased during all three lunches. To send a valentine off-campus, phone Valentines are also available for $5. See a Loy Norrix Choir member or Ms. Pelligrino for more information!

Seniors! Nominations for yearbook senior mock elections are happening THIS WEEK on Tuesday and Wednesday during all three lunches! Nominate yourself or your friends for categories like “class parents,” “best dressed,” and “most chill.” See a Yearbook staff member at lunch for a form, or visit K5W during your lunch to pick one up.

Latin and Travel Clubs are sponsoring a fabulous trip to Italy in 2021. There will be a parent and student information meeting on Monday February 10 at 6:30pm in room A12. You may get enrollment packets from Mr. Hernandez in A16 or Ms. Van Lieu in A12. There is a large scholarship available for the next 2 weeks. Don’t delay in enrolling. Travel Club to Paris will meet on February 10 Monday at 7:00 pm in room A12. “Travel to Italy” will meet on February 10 at 6:30 pm in room A16. Pick up enrollment packets from Mr. Hernandez or Ms. Van Lieu in either room. There are still 2 spots for Scandinavia. See Ms. Van Lieu in A12.

Any students interested in playing football next year who did not play this year please go to the athletic office and sign up with coach Rickli.

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you have that one special person and want to let them know how special they are to you, then Green school has got you covered. You can stop by the table during your lunch and buy a flower, candy and add an anonymous note for as little as $2 for a flower or $3 for a flower, candy and a card.

Attention Key Club International Members. Our next meeting will be tomorrow, Tuesday, February 4, immediately after school in room K10.

Deca, Deca, Deca! There is time still time to sign up for the next years Business Academy. We will travel, run a small school store and prepare to compete in the District, State and National competitions. State winner will compete in California, yes Disneyland. See your counselor or Mr. Ward for more information.

The Serious Fun Campaign starts today. Serious Fun for Camps is for seriously ill and terminally ill kids. The money collected will go to camps in developing countries around the world. Pick ups for donations will be every Tuesday and Thursdays through the month of February. The winning class will get a pizza luncheon on Monday, March 9. Students bring your donations to the class of your choice!

Attention Book Quiz Bowl members: The two competing 11th and 12th grade teams and our 9th and 10th grade team and anybody else that would like to help – please meet in Mrs. Sharpe’s room on Tuesday and Wednesday after school. We will not meet today but keep studying!

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK NOW! Yearbooks are over halfway gone! Get yours before they run out! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com with order number 12613 or bring $65 cash or check to room K3.

SENIOR ADS AND BABY PICTURE DEADLINE is FEBRUARY 28! Senior ads and baby pictures are on sale until February 28! This is the final date to purchase. Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com with order number 12613 or bring cash or check to room K3. Prices are $150 for a full page, $85 for a half page, $45 for a quarter page, $28 for a business card, or $15 for a baby picture. Email [email protected] with any questions.