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Loy Norrix senior Katie Kutzko gets her second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the Kalamzoo County Expo Center.

Ways to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the Kalamazoo area

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor May 4, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all U.S. citizens ages 16 and above. The vaccine is free and there are three different varieties available. The Moderna COVID vaccine and the Johnson & Johnson's...

Prom 2019, a year very different from 2021. This year students will be socially distant but still able to have fun. Photo Credit, Esperanza Fraga

Prom on the Pavement gives seniors one last chance to let loose

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team April 29, 2021

Every aspect of school is different this year. For one, this entire year is online, with no in-person classes being held at Loy Norrix. Another deviation from the norm will be prom. This year, prom will...

An official study guide for the SAT, in 2005.

KPS students offered the opportunity to take SAT

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor April 13, 2021

For the 2020-2021 school year, Loy Norrix is only offering the SAT and will not be including the rest of the Michigan Merit Exam (MME) which during a “normal” year would include not only the SAT, but...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been under fire these past few months as a result of multiple sexual harassment allegations and his handling of nursing home COVID-19 deaths.

Andrew Cuomo: from praise to an impeachment inquiry in weeks

Hannah Locke, News Editor April 12, 2021

In his three terms as governor of the state of New York, Andrew Cuomo has made serious progress. From legalizing same sex marriage in New York in 2011 to his signing of the New York Secure Ammunition and...

The National Honors Society continues their legacy with the induction of new members. The group has still been making efforts to serve amidst the presence of COVID-19.

The National Honor Society welcomes new inductees

Princess-J'Maria Mboup, Knights Speak Team March 19, 2021

“NHS [National Honor Society] is an organization that recognizes students that have excelled in scholarship, leadership, service and character. At our core, we are a service organization that strives...

The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump began on Feb. 9, 2021 and ended on Feb. 13, 2021 with an acquittal for the former president.

A historical impeachment: the Senate trial and a verdict

Hannah Locke, News Editor February 25, 2021

On Feb. 9, 2021, the second impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump began in the United States Capitol. After the trial, Democrats were unable to get enough votes for a two-thirds majority in...

Officer Lockett, an SRO at Loy Norrix, talking to students in 2018.

School resource officers work to create a safe environment in KPS schools

Princess-J'Maria Mboup, Knights Speak Team February 19, 2021

“Our SROs work very well to keep our students safe,” said Principal Christopher Aguinaga about the school resource officers that serve at Loy Norrix. During the summer, amidst the murder of George...

President Biden waving as he leaves the  Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. On February 19th, Biden will be touring the Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan

President Biden set to go to Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan on Friday

Lily Stickley, Feature Editor February 19, 2021

President Joe Biden was set to visit the Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan on Thursday, February 18. His visit was postponed to Friday, February 19 because of a snow storm. The last time President Biden...

With this decision KPS will have its first ever all virtual school year.

KPS decides to remain virtual for the remainder of the year

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team February 12, 2021

On Feb. 11, the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education announced that the district will remain virtual for the third and final trimester of the year instead of returning to in-person learning in a...

Offical logo for the College Board SAT exam

College Board discontinues SAT subject tests and essay as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hannah Locke, News Editor February 8, 2021

The changes to the education system have been innumerable since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020. From school being cancelled altogether and administrations scrambling to find solutions,...

If KPS decides to go hybrid for the last trimester of the 20-21 school year this will be the first time students will be in schools since March of last year.

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team February 5, 2021

Kalamazoo Public Schools decides whether to transition to a hybrid schedule for the third trimester of the 20-21 school year On February 11th, 2021 Superintendent Raichoudhuri will deliver the decision...

The logo of the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer. They're working with German company BioNTech to produce the new COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer releases COVID-19 vaccines from their facility in Portage, Michigan

Melissa Preston, Chief Copy Editor February 5, 2021

Amidst a global pandemic, American pharmaceutical company Pfizer has been working alongside German company BioNTech to make a vaccine to combat COVID-19. Now, we are seeing that work pay off as the vaccine...

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