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The Road to Success, Class of 2011 struggles with obstacles toward graduation

Senior Jeremy Peterson shows his joy after graduating from Loy Norrix High School on June 8th.  One hundred and ninety students walked in the 2011 ceremony


June 15, 2011

By Jazmine Houston On June 8, 2011 Loy Norrix class of 2011 had their graduation ceremony who stared out as “Tiny little pip squeaks,” according to Ryan Allen, 2011 class adviser. They have climbed to become a class teachers say they will never forget. “About 190 seniors graduated that night,” said Allen. He also sa...

Knights travel to Lansing, show up big at Journalism Awards

The Knight Life staff celebrate after hearing their names called for the Spartan Award.

May 13, 2011

By Gwen De Young The Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) held their annual spring conference in East Lansing Michigan. MIPA is a strong supporter of students learning to exercise First Amendment rights responsibly. MIPA holds a spring conference where they recognize top writers, teachers,...

Kalamazoo County Votes on Tax Renewal

April 29, 2011

By Lauren McGlinn For a number of Loy Norrix seniors, Tuesday, May 3 will be their first opportunity to exercise their right to vote, which is the foundation of our democratic government. In this election, one of the questions Kalamazoo County registered voters will be asked to vote on is the renewal...

LN student to get surgery that holds life in the balance

February 16, 2011

By DeChelle Jones There is a student here at Loy Norrix that has a very rare disease called “Osteogenesis Imperfecta,” better known as Brittle-Bone Disease. This disease is usually an inherited disorder that causes bones to break easily due to the body’s low production of collagen, the fibrous pr...

Smoothie fundraiser is a sweet success

January 7, 2011

By Lauren McGlinn Smoothies were the talk of the school on Friday December 10th.   This beverage was brought to Loy Norrix by Smoothie King as PeaceJam held the first smoothie fundraiser at lunch.  $113 was raised from the smoothies, and was used for sending books to U.S. troops in Afghanistan a...

Induction of the Loy Norrix National Honor Society new members

January 6, 2011

By Jenna Fiore Eighty pints of blood donated from the blood drive, $1,300 raised from the bread lift, and only 58 members; this is the Loy Norrix National Honor Society. Tuesday, December 7th, the Loy Norrix National  Honor Society (NHS) held their induction ceremony for the new junior members.  As the...

Kalamazoo Central students had a big surprise

October 8, 2010

By DeChelle Jones June 7, 2010 was a night to remember for Kalamazoo Central High School students, staff, as well as Kalamazoo residents. When it became time for the Kalamazoo Central commencement ceremony the University Arena at Western Michigan University was packed with approximately eight thousand people. There wer...

Bringin’ back Renaissance


October 1, 2010

By Hunter Lee Since the day the first coin was created, people have taken huge steps for payment, most of them with the understanding that with hard work comes reward. It is very remarkable for a high school to recognize students for raising their grades and working hard in school. Thanks to the Renaissance program, Loy Norrix ...

Loy Norrix PeaceJam: more members and more peace


September 22, 2010

By Lucas Leibold Loy Norrix PeaceJam has been hosting events for the betterment of our school and community since 2003. The Loy Norrix chapter of  PeaceJam is sponsored by the Kellogg Foundation and gives students an opportunity to meet Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. Over the years, PeaceJam has gained...

Overcrowded Lunches Get Canned

Overcrowded Lunches Get Canned

September 17, 2010

Vacancies at lunch tables - happening now. Effective as of Wednesday, September 15, 2010, Loy Norrix High School has reverted back to three lunch periods. First (A) lunch will last 30 minutes from 10:01 to 10:31, second (B) lunch will last 25 minutes from 10:40 to 11:05, and third (C) lunch will l...

Tell me how I’m supposed to eat with no chair

September 13, 2010

Photo by Ava Gaines By Jocelyn Jensen There isn’t even room to breathe. The Loy Norrix lunchroom has gone from a place to take a break from class time to a place as crowded as the mall on Black Friday. The switch from semesters to trimesters has proven to be a nuisance in more ways than one. “Lunches ...

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