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Dyami Hernandez, math and Latin teacher, feeling powerful after getting his COVID-19 vaccination.

Loy Norrix staff relieved to get COVID-19 vaccine

Stella Amy, Social Media Team April 16, 2021

“I felt incredibly safe during the whole vaccination process,” said LN teacher Sammy Simpson, “There were definitely tears of happiness at the site where I got my vaccine.”  The COVID-19 vaccine...

An early graduate from the class of 2020 receives their diploma at the graduation ceremony last year.

Cancellation of school activities prompts seniors to graduate early

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor April 15, 2021

“Senioritis” is a supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance. I think it’s fair to say senioritis is hitting...

The musical theatre EFE kicking off their winter performance with a group number.

Education for the Arts and Career and Technical Education offer a great in-field learning experience for Kalamazoo youth

Sophie Grover, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 13, 2021

With college around the corner for most high school students, some are questioning their career path. Choosing a major can be quite difficult and it can determine the path for the rest of your life. Education...

Where is your money going?

Where is your money going?

Gigi Fox, Opinion/Sports Editor March 17, 2021

How COVID has affected a Kalamazoo healthcare worker

How COVID has affected a Kalamazoo healthcare worker

Tierra Carson March 15, 2021

Rosa Castro has been working at Bronson Hospital for eight and a half years, and this past year will be one that she never forgets. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Castro has had to adjust the way she works...

D.J. Desmond presents for his 4th period Literature Through Film class.

New Loy Norrix teachers face the obstacles of online learning

Milo Turner, Social Media Team March 12, 2021

For the duration of the first and second trimester, KPS students have been practicing completely remote learning, which means KPS teachers had to re-work their previously in-person lessons to fit the new...

Heystek poses with her acceptance letter to University of Michigan. She is still awaiting letters from multiple schools.

The ins and outs of applying to college in the year 2020

Ellie Haase, Social Media Editor February 13, 2021

During the summer when many students are enjoying their time off from school, seniors are kicking off their college application process. Everyone students’ application process looks different, and each...

The dark world of online chat rooms can be intriguing, especially when you're lonely.

Adult chat rooms widen the bars to a dark realm for teenagers

Sophie Grover, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 10, 2021

From a young age, kids have always been told the phrase “stranger danger,” and advised to not interact with people they don’t know. In the online world, anyone can pretend to be anyone, and someone...

Students in Bradley Schmidt's first hour Statistics and Probability class are getting ready to practice sampling procedures. This course has been new to many this trimester.

Students explain the pros and cons of the second trimester schedule change

Milo Turner, Social Media Team February 7, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 30, all Kalamazoo Public Schools schedules were updated in order to attempt to adjust to the new medium of online learning, the goals of the update being, “continuous improvement for...

Class of 2020 seniors playing Tug of war against juniors at a pep assembly celebrating the LN sports teams.

The class of 2021 is missing out on more than class of 2020

Yasmin Mosqueda, Social Media Team January 23, 2021

Class of 2021 started off their senior year via virtual classes. Senior year is one of the most important and exciting years for your high school experience, but this year is very different from others....

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