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“We Are Loy Norrix”: Student Brings Positivity To Loy Norrix

“We Are Loy Norrix”: Student Brings Positivity To Loy Norrix

Jordan Cox

November 17, 2017

Throughout the past month, Loy Norrix has experienced multiple hardships involving student violence and legal accusations against the principal. In an effort to shed light upon the positive aspects of Loy Norrix that recently may have been overlooked, senior Mariah Sarelis started the “We Are Loy Norrix...

Teacher to Administrator: Chad Brady Joins the Loy Norrix Staff

Teacher to Administrator: Chad Brady Joins the Loy Norrix Staff

Zach Skinner

October 25, 2017

Chad Brady came to Loy Norrix unsure of what the school year would hold. After 11 years at Kalamazoo Central as an AP U.S. History teacher, Brady decided to move on to a new role. He has joined Loy Norrix this year as an interim assistant principal and will be located in the B wing, working mainly wi...

Teacher Contract Negotiations Puts a Strain on Kalamazoo Public Schools and its Teachers

KPS employees meet at Miller Auditorium for the beginning of the school year kick off.  KEA members wore black and remained silent in an effort to show their displeasure with contract negotiations. Photo Credit / Amanda Miller

Anna Kushner

October 21, 2017

If you were to walk into Miller Auditorium on August 28, 2017, you would have seen a sea of black-clothed teachers sitting silent in solidarity. Every year the Kalamazoo Public Schools District adopts a budget for the upcoming fiscal year. From this budget the district then adopts a teacher salary co...

The Niles Haunted House Scream Park: Behind the Screams

Sit down for a nice dinner with a skeleton! Photo credit / Jordyn Carlton

Alex Vonhof

October 17, 2017

I entered the main house of the Niles Haunted House Scream Park. After being led through a completely dark maze, I followed a path across moving bridges that go through foggy forests and over dark ponds. After that, I come out of a short maze and into an ancient Egyptian themed path where I had to wal...

New Teachers on the Block

New Teachers on the Block

Brandon Schnurr, Web Editor

October 16, 2017

It’s been a nice, long summer, but the time has come to return to school. Time to wake up and get to the bus at 6:00 a.m., come home to a beautiful bed, and then return to your usual school year routines. But most importantly, it's time to meet the teachers you'll spend the next 180 days of your life with....

Renovations Leave Loy Norrix With a Fresher and Cleaner Look

Renovations Leave Loy Norrix With a Fresher and Cleaner Look

Olivia Ely

October 6, 2017

  The KPS district is hoping to revitalize the look of Loy Norrix and give Norrix a better reputation as well as attract more students and families. “The district [KPS] is pushing and doing what it takes to keep our school up and going,” said Principal Rodney Prewitt. The renovation inclu...

Loy Norrix Spirit Week: Blue and White Day

Loy Norrix Spirit Week: Blue and White Day

Devon Gross, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2017

Loy Norrix spirit week is coming to an end, but it couldn’t be over without a day dedicated to Norrix’s school colors: blue and white. On Friday, students in all grades were spirited from head to toe in blue and white, celebrating pride for their school.  ...

Loy Norrix Spirit Week: Twin Day

Loy Norrix Spirit Week: Twin Day

Devon Gross, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017

Loy Norrix Spirit week is coming to an end, but first we have to celebrate twin day! Twin day is where two close friends dress alike to show their school pride. ...

Loy Norrix Spirit Week: Jersey Day

Loy Norrix Spirit Week: Jersey Day

Devon Gross, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2017

As Loy Norrix Spirit Week continues, more students are catching on to the pride of their classmates and participating in spirit week. On Wednesday, students wore their team jerseys to show school pride. ...

Loy Norrix Spirit Week: Tie-Dye Day

Loy Norrix Spirit Week: Tie-Dye Day

Devon Gross, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017

During Spirit Week at Loy Norrix, the themes for students to demonstrate spirit vary throughout the week. On Tuesday, students wore Tie-Dye to show school spirit. ...

Loy Norrix Spirit Week: Red, White and Blue Day

/Photo Credit Julia

Devon Gross, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2017

With a new football season comes a new Loy Norrix Spirit Week. Students wear unique outfits following the theme for the day. Monday’s theme was “Red White and Blue Day.” ...

Academic Pep Assembly is Fun Under the Sun

Delvin Swift (black shirt on left) races Zack Sims (on right) at the Academic Pep Assembly to pass time. Before the race, Zack bragged and bet the other racers he could beat them. Photo Credit / Josh Hentkowski

Zach Skinner

June 5, 2017

Loy Norrix students had a blast on May 18 during fourth and fifth hour. Students had been waiting for months for an opportunity that only comes twice a year, the Academic Pep Assembly, a day where students get to leave class early to kick back and relax. It is a reward for all their hard work in thei...

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