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How Lily improves her writing despite dyslexia

How Lily improves her writing despite dyslexia

Ava Anglin, Guest Writer

October 2, 2019

Imagine your letters constantly moving and flipping while you try to read them. Sophomore Lily Stickley at Loy Norrix goes through this battle on a daily basis. Stickley discovered she had dyslexia in the second grade. She was having a hard time with spelling and she read slower than everyone el...

Public vs. Private School: Following the Transition of Ian Woodruff Between Public and Private Schools

Public vs. Private School: Following the Transition of Ian Woodruff Between Public and Private Schools

June 22, 2019

By Antonio Cornieles Many people have the notion that private schools are only inhabited by rich, privileged and stuck-up kids. Having made the transition from a public school to a private school, freshman Ian Woodruff would likely disagree. “There were plenty of people on payment plans for their tuition,” said Woodruff....

Senior Find Success Despite the Challenge of Having a Single Parent

Senior Find Success Despite the Challenge of Having a Single Parent

June 22, 2019

By Ian Woodruff More than 1 of 4 children (19.7 million) live without a father in their home, according to the National Fatherhood Initiative. Senior Antonio Cornieles grew up without his father. His mother was moving around and did not realize she was pregnant until she had moved away from Cornieles’...

Sophomore Explains Hardships in Playing Hockey

Sophomore Explains Hardships in Playing Hockey

June 17, 2019

By Claire KnudsenThe feeling of excitement and pride swept through Sophomore Samantha Shaffer’s body after winning the state championship and her first year on a girls ice hockey travel team. Samantha Shaffer started playing ice hockey at 13. Shaffer has been playing ice hockey for 3 years, 2 of them being with the ...

Do Your Part in Helping the Environment: All You Need is to Work Together

June 15, 2019

By Gigi Fox Loy Norrix senior Jaylee Lesatz has found an interest in environmental factors because she has recently learned about how people can change the way they treat the earth. “I’ve been trying to make sure my place on this planet is not being destructive,” said Lesatz. Lesatz was annoyed with...

Loy Norrix DECA Team Goes to Nationals for First Time in Five Years

Loy Norrix DECA Team Goes to Nationals for First Time in Five Years

Kailynne Besser

June 14, 2019

The Loy Norrix DECA students proudly pose with their awards at nationals. Pictured left to right, back row: Cameron Phillips, Josh Schaefer, Chiemela Opeckuchwa, Greg Clup. Left to right, front row: Atiba Ward, Naguaria Ward, Ben Sanford, Chenel Wilson, Cecelia Morales, Anna Puca, Sierra Ward. For the ...

Foundation for Excellence Partnership Grants KPS High School Free Transportation

Foundation for Excellence Partnership Grants KPS High School Free Transportation

Olivia Ely

June 14, 2019

Loy Norrix students, Tayvon Davis and Jeremiah Nelson, board the bus at the 2:45 stop to head home. With the new agreement, KPS students will ride for free beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. In the summer of 2018, The Foundation for Excellence was given 70 million dollars to fund projects for K...

3, 2, 1, Prom

3, 2, 1, Prom

Esperanza Fraga

June 13, 2019

As the night begins, after getting make-up and hair done, shoes, dresses, and suits put on. The doors begin to open at 8 p.m. and it will be for most juniors their first prom and for seniors, their last. As school staff lay out the red carpet, set table decorations, and the DJ sets up his station...

Students Show Incoming Freshman A Little Piece of Norrix

Students Show Incoming Freshman A Little Piece of Norrix

Jaelyn Anderson

May 24, 2019

Every year Loy Norrix has incoming freshmen from Maple Street and Milwood middle schools come visit the school to get an idea of what high school will be like. Administrators explained all the opportunities that Norrix offers, many groups preformed for them and they got a tour of the school. The middle...

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Devon Gross

May 18, 2019

Each year, the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association holds a ceremony awarding various Michigan school publications and student journalists’ hard work and unique content they’ve published throughout the previous year. At the 2019 MIPA awards ceremony, there were a total of 4,112 entries submitted ...

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