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Presentation educates students on climate change preceding UN Summit

Presentation educates students on climate change preceding UN Summit

Eli Reynolds, Graphics Designer

October 16, 2019

“Scientific evidence for warming of the atmosphere is indisputable,”

Walmart stops the sale of ammunition in stores after August 3rd shooting

Walmart stops the sale of ammunition in stores after August 3rd shooting

Miranda Cole, Photo Editor

October 9, 2019

On August 3rd, 2019,  alleged shooter Patrick Crusius walked into the Walmart between the border of Texas and Mexico, murdering 22 people and injuring 24. Walmart announced a national ban on open carry within their stores and said they will also be stopping the sale of ammunition for handguns and sho...

Loy Norrix School and Tower Modernized and Made More Energy Efficient

Loy Norrix School and Tower Modernized and Made More Energy Efficient

Kailynne Besser

May 7, 2019

Walking into Loy Norrix in early September, you look around and notice the new updates that have been done all around the school over the summer. Updating the windows was one of the primary changes that occurred at Loy Norrix. The front entrance or “Tower” was newly updated with a replacement o...

President Trump Proposes Cuts to the Education Budget

President Trump Proposes Cuts to the Education Budget

Brandon Schnurr

April 28, 2019

With each passing year, the fiscal budget for the federal government, or the amount of money the government plans to spend in a year, is adjusted by the president of the United States in order to better balance and distribute the funds of the federal government. While the president creates the budget,...

Loy Norrix Welcomes Kailash Satyarthi for PeaceJam Conference

Brandi-Rose Phiri

April 20, 2019

“Free! Safe! Educated!” are the words every student yelled at this year’s Great Lakes Peacejam Conference, and the person who started the chant was special guest Kailash Satyarthi. Satyarthi is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who has fought for the rights of children and their education. He h...

Grad Bash 2019 is Not One to Miss

Grad Bash 2019 is Not One to Miss

Maeve Hodge-McNutt

March 29, 2019

Every year in may, the senior class of Loy Norrix can be found buzzing with adrenaline and relief, as they put on their caps and gowns and cross the stage at Wings Event Center, ending their high school journey. After the emotional moments and congratulations from teary parents and relatives, there...

Hoadley Wins the 60th Congressional District of Kalamazoo

Hoadley Wins the 60th Congressional District of Kalamazoo

Joshua McKissic

January 22, 2019

Kalamazoo County, the intersection of hope between Chicago, the Windy City, and Detroit, the Motor City, is home to the House of Representatives 60th Congressional District. On November 6th, the nation-wide midterm elections were held. For the 60th Congressional District, these elections determined ...

Students Rush to the Polls in the Mock Elections

Students Rush to the Polls in the Mock Elections

Gavin Rutherford

November 5, 2018

With the rise in political tension these past few years, there has been a lot of pressure on young people to get out and vote in every election they can. The League of Women voters is coming to high schools to help educate more young people on just what voting entails. On Tuesday, October 23, the Leag...

Loy Norrix Introduces Another New Member to Their Administrative Team

Loy Norrix Introduces Another New Member to Their Administrative Team

Alexis Weeden

October 14, 2018

The first day of school has always kicked off a good week, full of unprecedented chaos, barely contained and filling the building with wild, overly energetic, and already frustrated kids who have gotten far too comfortable with the summer freedom. There aren’t many ways to corral and control that ...

Loy Norrix Starts The Year Too Hot

Loy Norrix Starts The Year Too Hot

Regan Dillon

October 12, 2018

In the hot months of June and September, Loy Norrix students and staff have been trying their hardest to stand the heat, but its hard when “...you’re worrying about how much you're sweating and whether you’re going to stick to the table,” said Loy Norrix mathematics teacher Adam Hosler. Stud...

City Ordinance Legislation Change Sparks Homeless Protest

City Ordinance Legislation Change Sparks Homeless Protest

Joshua McKissic

October 4, 2018

Downtown Kalamazoo is a place filled with opportunity, greenery, and unfortunately, homeless people. Over the last few weeks, a homeless encampment has stationed itself in the center of downtown Kalamazoo, Bronson Park. On August 19th, twenty one city ordinances were changed from misdemeanors to civ...

Loy Norrix High School Graduation of 2018

Loy Norrix High School Graduation of 2018

Jaelyn Anderson

June 13, 2018

Loy Norrix High School’s commencement was held on Wednesday, June 6 at Wings Event Center. There were 272 graduates. The commencement started with a prelude concert by Loy Norrix’s band and orchestra. Next “Pomp and Circumstance” played as the graduates walked in. The choir then sang the “Nation...

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