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KPS Superintendent Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri poses for a photo at the Loy Norrix Class of 2021 commencement ceremony. This was one of few opportunities she had this year to attend an in-person event in her new role.

Dr. Rita Raichoudhuri: a year as superintendent in review

Elliot Russell, Editor-in-Chief June 17, 2021

“In some sense it feels like it’s been multiple years and in some senses it feels like it’s only been a few months. It’s that relativity piece depending on the context because the pandemic has...

Mrs. May has been at Norrix for 39 years and her contributions are priceless. After she retires, she plans to move to Colorado to be closer to her daughter's family. She has already made calls about starting a Peace Jam at the local high school.

Sveri May: a Loy Norrix life and legacy

Hannah Locke, News Editor June 10, 2021

A lot can happen in 39 years, Sveri May is a testament to that. Current Loy Norrix teacher, Mrs. May, attended Loy Norrix High School for her sophomore and senior years-- she spent her junior year in Stockholm,...

Junior Elizabeth McFarlen enjoys favorite childhood movie

Returning to childhood comforts: observing nostalgia as a response to trauma

Maya Crawford, Graphics Editor June 9, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone around the world, regardless of social standing, class or status. This event is classified as a mass trauma, the same post-traumatic stresses that many feel...

Loy Norrix students describe futuristic inventions they long for

Loy Norrix students describe futuristic inventions they long for

Gigi Fox, Opinion/Sports Editor June 8, 2021

We all have thought about the future and what will be different. Obviously hair styles will change and hopefully kids in 20 years won't be quarantined at home because of a worldwide pandemic, but for now...

Sophomore, Wolfgang Madonia practices chords on the guitar.

Students discuss their experiences making music

Milo Turner, Social Media Team June 4, 2021

During the 2020-2021 school year, KPS students have had a great deal of time on their hands without the added stress of transporting to and from campus.  For students who play instruments or make music,...

Sophomore, Hannah Getachew completes school work and attends NEHS meetings from her laptop.

National Honor Society members volunteer virtually

Milo Turner, Social Media Team June 1, 2021

Volunteering locally can be an easily accessible and rewarding way to give back to your community and use your skills to assist others.  The National Honor Society and National English Honor Society...

Loy Norrix assistant principal poses for picture.

Loy Norrix’s new assistant principal reflects on first four months

Anniemarie Mansfield, Social Media Team May 30, 2021

Most of the staff and students in the Kalamazoo Public School district have had to make adjustments to the struggles of being all-online this year, but the newly hired assistant principal Alexander Hill...

Seniors share plans for graduation parties

Seniors share plans for graduation parties

Annemarie Mansfield, Social Media Team May 28, 2021

Graduation parties are all about celebrating a senior’s accomplishments throughout their schooling careers and because of this pandemic, people have had to make some changes. Changes such as being socially...

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,...

A graphic depicting the rate of vaccination by county in the state of Michigan as of April 14.

Loy Norrix student opens up about contracting the COVID-19 virus

Milo Turner, Social Media Team May 7, 2021

The state of Michigan has been struck with over 873 thousand COVID cases in total, with the daily average number of new cases in the past week being over 7 thousand according to The New York Times.  Michigan...

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