Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Attention students: On Friday, October 8th there will be a Hispanic Heritage celebration in the cafeteria afterschool. Candy will be sold during all 3 lunches to help fund this event. Students will get a ticket to the celebration when you purchase candy. Hope to see you there.

Sword and Board will meet this afternoon in C16 from 230-330p. All tabletop games and gamers are welcomed

Chess Club meets today in computer lab D10 from 2:30-3:30. Anybody may attend, and anybody who beats Mr. Bellware wins a customized chess board

GSA meets in the Library on Thursdays, 2:30 – 3:30! This week, we will be discussing identities, including vocabulary terms & definitions. Everyone is welcome, and we center the voices & experiences of LGBTQ+ students.

If you are interested in playing baseball here at Norrix we have started weight training and conditioning on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5-7 in the weight room. Show up ready to work if you’re interested. If you have questions you can stop by the athletic office and talk to Coach Rickli.

It’s the great pumpkin painting party, Loy Norrix! Tuesday, October 19th from 2:30-3:30, Loy Norrix will have its 31st annual Pumpkin Painting Party. Come to the cafeteria and paint a pumpkin! All pumpkins will be delivered to community agencies. Students and staff are all welcome to attend!

Please join us in M1 (lower M wing) for the cybersecurity club Tuesdays and Thursdays after school.

Do you enjoy civil discussions on political topics and want to make an impact at Norrix and our school communities? Come to the Loy Norrix Conservatives this Thursday at 2:30, in room number D18.

Attention Seniors: It’s Senior Meeting time! This is a REQUIREMENT for ALL seniors!
Stop by the Counseling Office before school, after school, or during your lunch to sign up for a meeting with your counselor. Sign up sheets will be in the hallway. Check your email for more details!

The Travel Club is enrolling students and adults for travel in Summer 2022. If you are interested don’t delay to get your enrollment packet in front of A-12 or from Mrs. Lewis in C16 or Mr. Hernandez in A-16. The discount and scholarships deadline is October 6. Visit any of these teachers for further information.

Attention Seniors: Are you considering pursuing science, math or nursing in college? Do you have a natural inclination and curiosity for science? If yes, we invite you and your parent or guardian to join us to learn more about the Heyl Science Scholarship to study math or science at Kalamazoo College or nursing at the WMU Bronson School of Nursing. An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 19th at 6pm at Kalamazoo College. Space is limited. Please register as soon as possible. Please see Ms. Nelson in room D13 or email at [email protected] for additional details and registration information.

Hispanic Heritage Month Person of the Day is: Miriam Colon

Miriam Colon was a Puerto Rican actress. Colón was the founder and director of the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in New York City. Beginning her career in the early 1950s, Colón started performing on Broadway, later moving into television. Known for appearances on various television shows from the 1960s through the 2010s, including Sanford and Son where she played Carlota Fuentes, the sister of Julio Fuentes. She is perhaps best known for her role as Mama Montana in the 1983 crime film Scarface. In 2014, Colón received the National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama.