Knight Life

Morning Announcements

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Interested in playing softball? Our first softball offseason conditioning challenge begins next Tuesday October 22. Meet in the weight room every Tuesday and Thursday after school for 4 weeks. Bring a friend, get stronger and win prizes! See Coach Johnson in C12 for more information.

If you are a class of 2022, class of 2021 or a Peacejammer going to Kenya or earning your way to the Peacejam Slam Conference on Global Climate Change- your prepaid order form is due today to Mrs. Fires or Mrs. May.  The orders must be called in today

The annual Peacejam Pumpkin Painting Party will be Tuesday, October 22nd right afterschool in the cafeteria.  This is a chance to listen to Halloween music, have refreshments and paint a pumpkin.  When you finish you will decide what local agency you will give it to and then receive an extra credit coupon and a fast food coupon!  

Attention students! There is a great opportunity for students interested in Arts to visit the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on November 7th. Stop by and see Mr. Baker or Ms. Naz in the CIS office in the B-wing for more information. Permission slips need to be back by October 18th

The Anti bullying club will meet the first Tuesday of the month starting Nov. 5th.

The Loy Norrix Counselors will be hosting a Financial Aid Night today, October 16th during conferences. Representatives will be here to assist you and your parents with the FAFSA. Come join us in the library.

The GSA is having a bake sale by the cafeteria during conferences.

Just 2 more spots available for the Peacejam Kenya adventure.  Come learn about the Kenya trip at our Pot luck dinner this Thursday.  See Mrs. May or Mrs. Johnson Sharpe for information.

Attention seniors! Senior photos and quotes are due to the Yearbook by December 1st! Email them to [email protected] or bring to room K3. A high quality JPEG photo is needed and quotes must be 100 characters or fewer and school appropriate. See Ms. English in K3 with any questions.

Seniors who have applied to at least 1 college see Miss Nesbitt in the Cafeteria on Thursday for a special treat!

Juniors and Seniors – Purdue University will be here Thursday the 17th @ 9am in the 4 Corners. 

Michigan State University will he here Friday the 18th @ 1pm in the Auditorium.  Sign up through your email or on the sign up binder outside of Miss Nesbitt’s office. 

Attention all Students and Staff – Friday is College Day – Come to school dressed in your favorite college gear! 

This Saturday from 11am – 3pm The Kalamazoo Promise will be hosting It’s College Time! Students will be able to get assistance with FAFSA, college apps, personal statements and more! You can even win gift cards or a laptop! 

There are 35 seats left on the annual Holiday Shopping trip to Michigan City and Chicago.  A signed permission slip and $50 reserves your seat.  Don’t delay as the seats will go fast.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tomorrow, October 16th, is a half day.

After two wins on Thursday, October 10th, your Loy Norrix Esports teams are excelling in statewide competition. The Overwatch team has taken a strong hold of their division after a dominating performance last night against Kensington Woods and remain undefeated, sweeping all opponents two games to none. Congratulations this week to Jackson Kiino-Terburg, Cameron Green, Sophie Decker, Yancy Quinn-Cabrera, Evan Eldred, Elliot Russell, and Foster Neve-Jones. The Super Smash Brothers Ultimate team had their first loss on Tuesday, a tight 2 games to 1 match against Midland High school. Adam Ismaili-Alaoui won another match in dominating fashion, while Gabe Vroman and Kang Wee both played intense matches that went down to the wire. Both teams are in action again on Tuesday, with the Overwatch team playing against Midland high school and the Smash Brothers team playing against University of Detroit high school. Good luck to both teams!

SSR is 1st hour today

Join Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting will be today, October 15th in Ms. Nelson’s room immediately after school. Key Club is an international club with clubs in more than 38 countries. Our focus areas include leadership, service, and character. Join Key Club!!

UKNIGHT will meet today, Tuesday, October 15th in D-11 at 2:30.  This is a great club for meeting new people, playing games, and having crazy fun!

Please join us for restorative yoga today from 2:45-4:00 in Room J-11. This will be a great opportunity to rest, relax, and stretch. We have the mats, so just wear comfortable clothes. We hope to see you there!

Attention Students and teachers: We have a new “No Hall Pass List” with a long list of students.  If your name is on the list, you are not permitted to leave your classrooms without an escort.  Many of you ended up on the list due to excessive tardiness and absences.  The goal is for everyone to maximize instructional time and students can’t do that if they’re not in class.  Students can appeal at the end of the trimester.  Improved attendance and reduced tardies are two of the major factors that will be considered. 

The Loy Norrix Counselors will be hosting a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, October 16th during conferences.Representatives will be here to assist you and your parents with the FAFSA. Come join us in the library.

Just 3 more spots available for the Peacejam Kenya adventure.  Come learn about our safari, going to an elephant orphanage, doing community service and more at our Pot luck dinner this Thursday.  See Mrs. May or Mrs. Johnson Sharpe for information.

The next pick up for the clothing drive is this Friday.  In our effort to collect as many items to help others we have now collected 1,864 items.  The top 3 classes are as follows:

In 3rd place is Mrs. Carrow in 2nd place is Peterson/May and currently in 1st place is Mrs. Rolfe and her classes with 421 times.

Nominations for Homecoming remain open until Noon today!
Go to norrix.votingforschools.com or take a picture of the QR code
hanging around the school.  Tell your friends to vote for you but hurry as the polls close exactly
at Noon. Tick tick goes the clock!

October 15, 2019

After two wins on Thursday, October 10th, your Loy Norrix Esports teams are excelling in statewide competition. The Overwatch team has taken a strong hold of their division after a dominating performance last night against Kensington Woods and remain undefeated, sweeping all opponents two games to none. Congratulations this week to Jackson Kiino-Terburg, Cameron Green, Sophie Decker, Yancy Quinn-Cabrera, Evan Eldred, Elliot Russell, and Foster Neve-Jones. The Super Smash Brothers Ultimate team had their first loss on Tuesday, a tight 2 games to 1 match against Midland High school. Adam Ismaili-Alaoui won another match in dominating fashion, while Gabe Vroman and Kang Wee both played intense matches that went down to the wire. Both teams are in action again on Tuesday, with the Overwatch team playing against Midland high school and the Smash Brothers team playing against University of Detroit high school. Good luck to both teams!

SSR is 1st hour today

Join Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting will be today, October 15th in Ms. Nelson’s room immediately after school. Key Club is an international club with clubs in more than 38 countries. Our focus areas include leadership, service, and character. Join Key Club!!!

UKNIGHT will meet today, Tuesday, October 15th in D-11 at 2:30.  This is a great club for meeting new people, playing games, and having crazy fun!

Please join us for restorative yoga today from 2:45-4:00 in Room J-11. This will be a great opportunity to rest, relax, and stretch. We have the mats, so just wear comfortable clothes. We hope to see you there!

Attention Students and teachers: We have a new “No Hall Pass List” with a long list of students.  If your name is on the list, you are not permitted to leave your classrooms without an escort.  Many of you ended up on the list due to excessive tardiness and absences.  The goal is for everyone to maximize instructional time and students can’t do that if they’re not in class.  Students can appeal at the end of the trimester.  Improved attendance and reduced tardies are two of the major factors that will be considered. 

The Loy Norrix Counselors will be hosting a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, October 16th during conferences.Representatives will be here to assist you and your parents with the FAFSA. Come join us in the library.

Just 3 more spots available for the Peacejam Kenya adventure.  Come learn about our safari, going to an elephant orphanage, doing community service and more at our Pot luck dinner this Thursday.  See Mrs. May or Mrs. Johnson Sharpe for information.

The next pick up for the clothing drive is this Friday.  In our effort to collect as many items to help others we have now collected 1,864 items.  The top 3 classes are as follows:

In 3rd place is Mrs. Carrow in 2nd place is Peterson/May 

and currently in 1st place is Mrs. Rolfe and her classes with 421 times.

Nominations for Homecoming remain open until Noon today!
Go to norrix.votingforschools.com or take a picture of the QR code
hanging around the school.  Tell your friends to vote for you but hurry as the polls close exactly
at Noon. Tick tick goes the clock!

Friday, October 11, 2019

The Knights Swimming & Diving results are in: We competed against Mattawan last night.  We won 123-65.  Thank you to the staff and students that came out and cheered for us last night. Next home meet will be on Tuesday.  We will be celebrating our seniors. Go Knights!!

Last night it was a wonderful evening filled with Norrix students cheering on the Norrix Men’s soccer team win of 4-3 win over Kalamazoo Central.  What a great team effort and what a great team effort!

Seniors it is Michigan College Month!  Today, October 11th – Western Michigan University will be in the Auditorium @ 1pm

Attention students! Would you like to get help to prepare for the SAT’s? 

There is a great opportunity to get yourself ready! Attend the High School SAT Boot Camp on Sunday October 13 from 2-6pm at the KPS professional Building. See Ms Naz or Mr Baker in the CIS office for details.

Have too many clothes in your closets but don’t know what to do with them?

Bring them to the class of your choice and Peacejammers will come around during 3rd period to pick them up.  The top two classrooms with the most donated items will receive a continental breakfast.

Attention Seniors: all committees for the class of 2020 will meet today, October 11th in room A12 at 2:30. We will be setting up our calendars of deadlines. Select a senior Tshirt. Set up the senior video. View prom sites. This is very important for officers to attend. See Ms Van Lieu with questions.

UKNIGHT will begin Tuesday, October 15th in D-11 at 2:30.  This is a great club for meeting new people, playing games, and having crazy fun!

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor. 

The Loy Norrix Counselors will be hosting a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, October 16th during conferences.Representatives will be here to assist you and your parents with the FAFSA. Come join us in the library.

If you are a class of 2021 Executive Board member save the time and date for our next Board meeting – Before school in the TV room or afterschool in C-14 Monday, Oct 14th

Interested in playing softball? Our first softball offseason conditioning challenge begins on Tuesday October 22. Meet in the weight room every Tuesday and Thursday after school for 4 weeks. Bring a friend, get stronger and win prizes! See Coach Johnson in C12 for more information

Attention students! There is a great opportunity for students interested in Arts to visit the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on November 7th. Stop by and see Mr. Baker or Ms. Naz in the CIS office in the B-wing for more information. Permission slips need to be back by October 18th

The Anti bullying club will meet the first Tuesday of the month starting Nov. 5th.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more!

Have you ever wondered what an AP class is like and if it is something you should sign up to take?  Of course you have!  New this year you will have the opportunity to take a peek into what happens in an AP class during an APeek day.  An APeek day will allow you to sit in for a brief time on an AP class of interest to you.  Students may come to the counseling office to sign up to participate in one of our APeek days throughout the year.  Don’t be scared just come take a peek into the world of AP. 

Attention KAMSC & ATYP students. If you are taking an AP class please stop by the counseling office & speak with Mrs. DeHaan regarding registration for your AP test.

The annual Peacejam Pumpkin Painting Party will be Tuesday, October 22nd right afterschool in the cafeteria.  This is a chance to listen to Halloween music, have refreshments and paint a pumpkin.  When you finish you will decide what local agency you will give it to and then receive an extra credit coupon and a fast food coupon!  

Thank you Loy Norrix Students who participated in the Homecoming Survey…

Your next step is to get on
norrix.voting4schools.com and pick your favorite spirit days and pep
assembly activities.

Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors can vote for their class virtues as well.

These important polls close today at Noon.
We will announce the results tomorrow afternoon.

Thank you for all of your input in making Homecoming look the way you
want it to look as students! We appreciate your feedback!

If you have any issues logging in after 10am today or any questions,
please stop by the Athletic Office!

Thursday, October 10, 2019

It was a “SUPERIOR” night at MSBOA Marching Band Festival for your Loy Norrix Marching Knights. They traveled to Plainwell High School to perform for a panel of three professional adjudicators in the categories of Music, Marching, and Showmanship/General Effect. Bands are rated on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best. The Band earned a Division 1 or “Superior” rating, the highest possible distinction for a performing ensemble. Not only that, but each adjudicator gave us the highest possible rating in their category. This is the first time the LN Band has received not only an overall Division 1 rating at Marching Band Festival, but “Straight Ones” from each adjudicator. It was a great performance by your Loy Norrix Marching Knights!

The Knights swimming & diving team will be at home tonight against Mattawan. We will be celebrating our parents before the meet.  Please come out and cheer on your Knights!  The Meet will start at 5:45 Go Knights!

Our Men’s soccer team is playing a district soccer game at Kalamazoo Central at 5:00.  We need lots of cheering and to support their win!

SSR is today 5th hour

There will be a green school meeting today after school in B-14. We will begin construction on a walking path in the A-wing courtyard. Come and join the fun, all are welcome!

Seniors it is Michigan College Month!  Today, October 10th – @ 9am Kellogg Community College will be in the 4 Corners @ 9am And tomorrow, October 11th – Western Michigan University will be in the Auditorium @ 1pm

Travel Club will have an enrollment meeting for new travelers today, Thursday, October 10th at 7 pm in Room A-12.  This meeting will be for both the Paris and Scandinavia trips.  Discounts and scholarships are available for early enrollees.  Pick up enrollment packets all around school or at A-12 and C-15.  Questions see Ms. Van Lieu or Mrs. Lewis.

Have too many clothes in your closets but don’t know what to do with them?

Bring them to the class of your choice and Peacejammers will come around during 3rd period to pick them up.  The top two classrooms with the most donated items will receive a continental breakfast.

Attention Seniors: all committees for the class of 2020 will meet Friday, October 11th in room A12 at 2:30. We will be setting up our calendars of deadlines. Select a senior Tshirt. Set up the senior video. View prom sites. This is very important for officers to attend. See Ms Van Lieu with questions.

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor. 

The Loy Norrix Counselors will be hosting a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, October 16th during conferences.Representatives will be here to assist you and your parents with the FAFSA. Come join us in the library.

If you are a class of 2021 Executive Board member save the time and date for our next Board meeting – Before school in the TV room or afterschool in C-14 Monday, Oct 14th

Attention seniors! Senior photos and quotes are due to the Yearbook by December 1st! Email them to [email protected] or bring to room K3. A high quality JPEG photo is needed and quotes must be 100 characters or fewer and school appropriate. See Ms. English in K3 with any questions.

Attention students! There is a great opportunity for students interested in Arts to visit the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts on November 7th. Stop by and see Mr. Baker or Ms. Naz in the CIS office in the B-wing for more information. Permission slips need to be back by October 18th

The Anti bullying club will meet the first Tuesday of the month starting Nov. 5th.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more!

Thank you Loy Norrix Students who participated in the Homecoming Survey…

Your next step after 10 am today is to get on
norrix.voting4schools.com and pick your favorite spirit days and pep
assembly activities.

Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors can vote for their class virtues as well.

These important polls open today at 10am and close tomorrow at Noon.
We will announce the results tomorrow afternoon.

Thank you for all of your input in making Homecoming look the way you
want it to look as students! We appreciate your feedback!

If you have any issues logging in after 10am today or any questions,
please stop by the Athletic Office!

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

There will be no Chess Club today.

There will be a green school meeting Thursday after school in B-14. We will begin construction on a walking path in the A-wing courtyard. Come and join the fun, all are welcome!

Seniors it is Michigan College Month!  Today, October 9th – @ 9:15pm Grand Valley will be in the 4 Corners and Eastern @ 1pm 

October 10th – @ 9am Kellogg Community College will be in the 4 Corners @ 9am

October 11th – Western Michigan University will be in the Auditorium @ 1pm

Travel Club will have an enrollment meeting for new travelers on Thursday, October 10th at 7 pm in Room A-12.  This meeting will be for both the Paris and Scandinavia trips.  Discounts and scholarships are available for early enrollees.  Pick up enrollment packets all around school or at A-12 and C-15.  Questions see Ms. Van Lieu or Mrs. Lewis.

Attention Seniors: all committees for the class of 2020 will meet Friday, October 11th in room A12 at 2:30. We will be setting up our calendars of deadlines. Select a senior Tshirt. Set up the senior video. View prom sites. This is very important for officers to attend. See Ms Van Lieu with questions.

Interested in playing softball? Our first softball offseason conditioning challenge begins on Tuesday October 22. Meet in the weight room every Tuesday and Thursday after school for 4 weeks. Bring a friend, get stronger and win prizes! See Coach Johnson in C12 for more information

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor. 

The Loy Norrix Counselors will be hosting a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, October 16th during conferences.Representatives will be here to assist you and your parents with the FAFSA. Come join us in the library.

Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month.

If you are a class of 2021 Executive Board member save the time and date for our next Board meeting – Before school in the TV room or afterschool in C-14 Monday, Oct 14th

Attention seniors! Senior photos and quotes are due to the Yearbook by December 1st! Email them to [email protected] or bring to room K3. A high quality JPEG photo is needed and quotes must be 100 characters or fewer and school appropriate. See Ms. English in K3 with any questions.

Are you interested in knowing more about Global Climate Change?  If so take a registration form from Mrs. May’s door by the C-wing computer lab.  This is open to Peacejammers and non-Peacejam students.  The event will be held at WMU on Saturday, Oct 26th.

We are just 37 school days away from the annual Shopping trip to Michigan City and Chicago.

If you would like to join this group see Mrs. May to get a permission slip.  A signed permission slip and payment reserves your seat.  There are only 54 seats so don’t delay.

 

Monday, October 7, 2019

Picture Day is tomorrow, October 8th! Look your best!

Have you ever wondered what an AP class is like and if it is something you should sign up to take?  Of course you have!  New this year you will have the opportunity to take a peek into what happens in an AP class during an APeek day.  An APeek day will allow you to sit in for a brief time on an AP class of interest to you.  Students may come to the counseling office to sign up to participate in one of our APeek days throughout the year.  Don’t be scared just come take a peek into the world of AP. 

Attention KAMSC & ATYP students. If you are taking an AP class please stop by the counseling office & speak with Mrs. DeHaan regarding registration for your AP test.

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor.

Seniors Grab a pen and paper and take notes, We’ve got lots planned for Michigan College Month!

The University of Michigan will here today, October 7th @ 1pm in the Auditorium

October 8th – @ 9a K College will be in the 4 Corners – also Saginaw Valley @ 1pm  

October 9th – @ 9:15pm Grand Valley will be in the 4 Corners and Eastern @ 1pm 

October 10th – @ 9am Kellogg Community College will be in the 4 Corners @ 9am

October 11th – Western Michigan University will be in the Auditorium @ 1pm

UKNIGHT will begin Tuesday, October 15th in D-11 at 2:30.  This is a great club for meeting new people, playing games, and having crazy fun!

There will be a Senior Class meeting for all committees; executive, prom and video on Friday October 11th in room A-12 promptly at 2:30pm.  Officers need to attend.  We will be organizing our calendar for the entire school year.  See Ms. Van Lieu for questions.

Travel Club will have an enrollment meeting for new travelers on Thursday October 10 at 7 pm in Room A-12.  This meeting will be for both the Paris and Scandinavia trips.  Discounts and scholarships are available for early enrollees.  Pick up enrollment packets all around school or at A-12 and C-15.  Questions see Ms. Van Lieu or Mrs. Lewis.

Freshman class executive committee members meet with Ms. Van Lieu in A-12

at 7:15  on Tuesday October 8.  If you turned in an application you have been approved for the committee.  We will be designing a class tee shirt. 

There are just 15 days before the annual Peacejam Pumpkin Painting Party.  What is it- a chance to listen to Halloween music, eat an apple, have some orange drink and paint a pumpkin.  When you finish you will decide what local agency you will give it to and then receive an extra credit coupon and a fast food coupon!  It will be Tuesday, Oct 22nd right afterschool in the cafeteria

We have just 3 spots left on our 2020 Peacejam trip to Kenya! If you want more info see Mrs. May or Mrs. Johnson Sharpe.

Friday, October 4, 2019

After a strong showing yesterday, Loy Norrix Esports remains undefeated in all games and competitions for the season. The Super Smash Brothers Ultimate team has swept all of their opponents, with victories against Jackson Northwest and Perry High School with solid play coming from Gabe Vroman, Keng Wee, Adam Ismaili-Alaoui, and freshman Loden Krieger. The Overwatch team was also in action, sweeping to 2-0 wins on both Wednesday and Thursday against their opposition from St. Paul the 6th High School in Fairfax, VA and Charlotte High School in Charlotte, MI. Strong play was delivered by seniors Jackson Kiino-Terburg, Cameron Green, and Joe Bannon; juniors Yancy Quinn-Cabrera and Sophie Decker; sophomores Elliot Russell and Evan Eldred; and freshman Foster Neve-Jones. Congratulations to everyone! If you’re interested in competing for Loy Norrix Esports, come see Mr. Greeley in room B-13.

Have you ever wondered what an AP class is like and if it is something you should sign up to take?  Of course you have!  New this year you will have the opportunity to take a peek into what happens in an AP class during an APeek day.  An APeek day will allow you to sit in for a brief time on an AP class of interest to you.  Students may come to the counseling office to sign up to participate in one of our APeek days throughout the year.  Don’t be scared just come take a peek into the world of AP. 

Attention KAMSC & ATYP students. If you are taking an AP class please stop by the counseling office & speak with Mrs. DeHaan regarding registration for your AP test.

Attention Seniors: Reminder that KVCC will be in the Cafeteria today at 12:30pm

Attention Sophomores: Today is the last day to turn in your WMed Pipeline application, you can turn it into Miss Nesbitt’s Mailbox

If you are interested in participating in the Science Olympiad this year please see Ms. Nelson in Room K10 today, October 4th. If there are not enough students interested, we will not run the program this year.

Students interested in joining the First Robotics Team please sign up today in Ms. Nelson’s room k10

Have you ever wondered about your Future? What profession will you pick? Well the business club  Deca can help with that struggle as well as  gaining confidence, friends, professional experience and career exploration. Come learn more at our informational meeting today, Friday from 2:30-3:30 . 

Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more!

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor.

Seniors Grab a pen and paper and take notes, We’ve got lots planned for Michigan College Month!

The University of Michigan will here Monday, October 7th @ 1pm in the Auditorium

October 8th – @ 9a K College will be in the 4 Corners – also Saginaw Valley @ 1pm  

October 9th – @ 9:15pm Grand Valley will be in the 4 Corners and Eastern @ 1pm 

October 10th – @ 9am Kellogg Community College will be in the 4 Corners @ 9am

October 11th – Western Michigan University will be in the Auditorium @ 1pm

UKNIGHT will begin Tuesday Oct 15 in D-11 at 2:30.  This is a great club for meeting new people, playing games, and having crazy fun!

If you are a junior and want to earn a free prom ticket to our 2021 Prom at City Scape downtown on May 1, 2021 Mrs. May has Little Caesar’s Pizza and Evergreen order forms for you.  

Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5

Thursday, October 3, 2019

SSR is 4th hour today

Do you like to sing? Are you interested but can’t fit choir into your schedule, or just looking to sing even more outside of school? Well look no further than the Loy Norrix All-Knighters! Loy Norrix’s very own a cappella group meets on Thursdays, from 2:30 -4, and we invite you to come and see what we’re all about at an open rehearsal this week. All are welcome! See a member or Ms. Pelligrino for more information. 

Have you ever wondered what an AP class is like and if it is something you should sign up to take?  Of course you have!  New this year you will have the opportunity to take a peek into what happens in an AP class during an APeek day.  An APeek day will allow you to sit in for a brief time on an AP class of interest to you.  Students may come to the counseling office to sign up to participate in one of our APeek days throughout the year.  Don’t be scared just come take a peek into the world of AP. 

Attention KAMSC & ATYP students. If you are taking an AP class please stop by the counseling office & speak with Mrs. DeHaan regarding registration for your AP test.

Ms Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today. If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

There will be a green school meeting today after school in room B-14. See you there!

There will be a Loy Norrix young democrats meeting tomorrow, Friday morning at 7:05 in B23, Mr. Haeussler’s room.

There are just 7 more open spots on the Peacejam trip to Kenya in the summer of 2020.  If you need help getting registered please see Mrs. May or Mrs. Johnson Sharpe for assistance. Don’t delay as the price will increase on Oct 4th

If you are interested in participating in the Science Olympiad this year please see Ms. Nelson in Room K10 by tomorrow, October 4th. If there are not enough students interested, we will not run the program this year.

Students interested in joining the First Robotics Team please sign up by this Friday in Ms. Nelson’s room k10

Have you ever wondered about your Future? What profession will you pick? Well the business club  Deca can help with that struggle as well as  gaining confidence, friends, professional experience and career exploration. Come learn more at our informational meeting on Friday from 2:30-3:30  

Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more!

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The cross country teams raced in the last Jamboree of the season with great results. As a team the girls finished 4pts behind 3rd and boys only finished 2pts back from 1st. 21 out of 24 runners finished better than their ranking. Olivia Polderman ran her lifetime best in spite of the hot and humid conditions. Joe Meyers and Ella Schnell finished first in their respective races taking the overall divisional titles. The teams race again on Saturday at the Portage Invitational at Portage West Middle School. Anyone interested in running in the open race should show up by 8am.

Chess Club meets today from 2:20-3:30 in Computer Lab D-10.  Anyone may attend, and anybody who beats Mr. Bellware wins a customized chess board.

Have you ever wondered what an AP class is like and if it is something you should sign up to take?  Of course you have!  New this year you will have the opportunity to take a peek into what happens in an AP class during an APeek day.  An APeek day will allow you to sit in for a brief time on an AP class of interest to you.  Students may come to the counseling office to sign up to participate in one of our APeek days throughout the year.  Don’t be scared just come take a peek into the world of AP. 

Attention KAMSC & ATYP students. If you are taking an AP class please stop by the counseling office & speak with Mrs. DeHaan regarding registration for your AP test.

Ms Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today and Thursday. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

Travel Club will have a parent/student informational meeting today, October 2nd for anyone interested in going to Paris or Scandinavia.  There is a discount of $300 that ends on October 3rd so be sure to attend and get all your enrollment paperwork in before you lose this.  There are enrollment packets all over school. Contact Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 for questions. 

There will be a green school meeting Thursday after school in room B-14. See you there!

Do you like to sing? Are you interested but can’t fit choir into your schedule, or just looking to sing even more outside of school? Well look no further than the Loy Norrix All-Knighters! Loy Norrix’s very own a cappella group meets on Thursdays, from 2:30 -4, and we invite you to come and see what we’re all about at an open rehearsal this week. All are welcome! See a member or Ms. Pelligrino for more information. 

There are just 7 more open spots on the Peacejam trip to Kenya in the summer of 2020.  If you need help getting registered please see Mrs. May or Mrs. Johnson Sharpe for assistance. Don’t delay as the price will increase on Oct 4th

If you are interested in participating in the Science Olympiad this year please see Ms. Nelson in Room K10 by Friday, October 4th. If there are not enough students interested, we will not run the program this year.

Students interested in joining the First Robotics Team please sign up by this Friday in Ms. Nelson’s room k10

Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month.

Have you ever wondered what an AP class is like and if it is something you should sign up to take?  Of course you have!  New this year you will have the opportunity to take a peek into what happens in an AP class during an APeek day.  An APeek day will allow you to sit in for a brief time on an AP class of interest to you.  Students may come to the counseling office to sign up to participate in one of our APeek days throughout the year.  Don’t be scared just come take a peek into the world of AP. 

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more!

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor.

If you are a junior and want to earn a free prom ticket to our 2021 Prom at City Scape downtown on May 1, 2021 Mrs. May has Little Caesar’s Pizza and Evergreen order forms for you.  

Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Your Loy Norrix Marching Knights traveled to Otsego High School this past Saturday to participate in their first Marching Band Competition of the season.  Not only did they have a terrific performance, but they broke the 80 point barrier, out of 100! Their final score of 81.8 is far higher than anyone anticipated, and right on the heels of programs that have decades of competitive experience. This is the first competition the band has participated in since at least 2003.  We’re so proud of our Loy Norrix Marching Knights!

SSR is 4th hour today

Attention mens basketball: Weight Lifting will be after school today at 2:30 and open gym will be at 7.

Yoga Club will meet today, October 1st from 2:45-4:00 in Rm. J-11. Come relax and de-stress with us. We have the yoga mats, so just wear comfy clothing. We hope to see you there!

Ms Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today, Wednesday and Thursday this week. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

Travel Club will have a parent/student informational meeting tomorrow, October 2nd for anyone interested in going to Paris or Scandinavia.  There is a discount of $300 that ends on October 3rd so be sure to attend and get all your enrollment paperwork in before you lose this.  There are enrollment packets all over school. Contact Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 for questions. 

Green School will meet this Thursday to continue working in the A-Wing courtyard

Do you like to sing? Are you interested but can’t fit choir into your schedule, or just looking  to sing even more outside of school? Well look no further than the Loy Norrix All-Knighters! Loy Norrix’s very own a cappella group meets on Thursdays, from 2:30 -4, and we invite you to come and see what we’re all about at an open rehearsal this week. All are welcome! See a member or Ms. Pelligrino for more information. 

Adrian College will be in the 4 Corners tomorrow morning at 9. Sign up through Miss Nesbitt at the Promise Room in the Library, Seniors can check your email for the Google Forms sign up.  KVCC will be visiting this Friday at 12:30 in the Cafeteria – students will be able to apply to the college on-site. October is Michigan College Month – and our weekly college bowl question is, “What is Adrian College Student Population?” Submit your answer to the blue box in the Main Office.  Also, Today is opening day FAFSA applications See your guidance counselors or Miss Nesbitt for more information! 

If you are interested in participating in the Science Olympiad this year please see Ms. Nelson in Room K10 by Friday, October 4th. If there are not enough students interested, we will not run the program this year.

Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.

Attention students interested in being part of the First Robotics Competition team: please see Ms. Nelson in room K10 as soon as possible. We are looking for a diverse, motivated team for the competition. Try something new!!!

Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more!

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor.

If you are a junior and want to earn a free prom ticket to our 2021 Prom at City Scape downtown on May 1, 2021 Mrs. May has Little Caesar’s Pizza and Evergreen order forms for you.  

Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5

Monday, September 30, 2019

The Men’s Tennis Team competed in the SMAC Championship on Saturday. Congratulations to Connor Rafferty on winning 2 matches and Dominick Frost on also getting a victory!  The team will compete again on Thursday, October 10 at the MHSAA Regional Tournament.

Calling all musical crew members! If you have already turned in your crew form to Mrs. Carrow- please meet on Monday, September 30th in J11 from 2:30 – 3:30! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Carrow.

Yoga Club will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, October 1st from 2:45-4:00 in Rm. J-11. Come relax and de-stress with us. We have the yoga mats, so just wear comfy clothing. We hope to see you there!

Travel Club will  have a parent/student info meeting on Wednesday October 2 for anyone interested in going to Paris or Scandinavia.  There is a discount of $300 that ends on October 3 so be sure to attend and get all your enrollment paperwork in before you lose this.  There are enrollment packets all over school. Contact Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 for questions. 

Green School will meet this Thursday to continue working in the A-Wing courtyard

If you are interested in participating in the Science Olympiad this year please see Ms. Nelson in Room K10 by Friday, October 4th. If there are not enough students interested, we will not run the program this year.

Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.

Attention students interested in being part of the First Robotics Competition team: please see Ms. Nelson in room K10 as soon as possible. We are looking for a diverse, motivated team for the competition. Try something new!!!

Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more!

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor.

If you are a junior and want to earn a free prom ticket to our 2021 Prom at City Scape downtown on May 1, 2021 Mrs. May has Little Caesar’s Pizza and Evergreen order forms for you.  

Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5

 

 

Friday, September 27, 2019

Please join GSA in celebrating Ally week today, Friday. There will be a photo booth in the cafeteria at lunch for students to take photos and spread the word about ally week. There will be a party after school in room D14, Ms. Sanic’s room by the library. We want to thank all the great Allies to the LGBTQ community, so come celebrate with an Ally party! Everyone is welcome! 

Attention Students: if you have not returned your application for the #CAP Youth Program that was introduced to you in the cafeteria 2 weeks ago by the AKA Sorority, please return them to Ms. Naz in the B-wing or Ms. Middleton in the Counseling office by today . Don’t miss this great opportunity!

Attention Seniors: Hope College will be at the 4 Corners, today @ 1pm. Check your email from Miss Nesbitt to sign up. All other grades, sign up through the form outside of her office door. Her office is located in the library’s Maya Angelou’s Room. Join the Hope on-site visit to learn about “the power of the Arts.”

2021 Executive Board members- plan on a before school meeting on Monday, Sept 30th to pick up a schedule for the rest of the trimester of our meetings in the TV/ Mr. Peterson’s room

Have you ever wondered about your Future? What profession will I pick? Well the business club  Deca can help with that struggle as well as  gaining confidence , friends, professional experience and career exploration. Come learn more at our informational meeting today, Friday, September 27th from 2:30 to 3:30.

Today, September 27th, the Loy Norrix Esports club will be hosting its first Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament of the school year. It will take place right after school in the library. It’s free to enter and is open to all Loy Norrix students. Come out, have some fun, and win some awesome prizes! For all questions, please see Mr. Greeley in room B-13. We hope to see you there!

The third 90 Program will still accept applications through today, September 27th. Hand in to Mrs. Young in M14 or Ms. Nelson in K10. 

Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk tomorrow, Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions 

Calling all musical crew members! If you have already turned in your crew form to Mrs. Carrow- please meet on Monday, September 30th in J11 from 2:30 – 3:30! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Carrow.

Yoga Club will take place next Tuesday, October 1st from 2:45-4:00 in Rm. J-11. Come relax and de-stress with us. We have the yoga mats, so just wear comfy clothing. We hope to see you there!

Green School will meet again next Thursday to continue working in the A-Wing courtyard

If you are interested in participating in the Science Olympiad this year please see Ms. Nelson in Room K10 by Friday, October 4th. If there are not enough students interested, we will not run the program this year.

Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.

Attention students interested in being part of the First Robotics Competition team: please see Ms. Nelson in room K10 as soon as possible. We are looking for a diverse, motivated team for the competition. Try something new!!!

Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more!

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor.

 

 

 

Thursday, September 26, 2019

SSR is 3rd hour today.

Chess Club meets today in Computer Lab d-10 from 2:20-3:30.  Anybody may attend, and anyone who beats Mr. Bellware wins a customized chess board.

 AAC will meet today in C21.

Please join GSA in celebrating Ally week tomorrow, Friday. There will be a photo booth in the cafeteria at lunch for students to take photos and spread the word about ally week. There will be a party after school in room D14, Ms. Sanic’s room by the library. We want to thank all the great Allies to the LGBTQ community, so come celebrate with an Ally party! Everyone is welcome! 

Men’s Basketball Open Gym Tonight 7-8:30 Tonight, Thursday, September 26th. Please see Coach McDonald with any questions!

Attention Students: if you have not returned your application for the #CAP Youth Program that was introduced to you in the cafeteria 2 weeks ago by the AKA Sorority, please return them to Ms. Naz in the B-wing or Ms Middleton in the Counseling office by Friday this week. Dont miss this great opportunity!

Our 1st pickup for the clothing drive will be tomorrow during 3rd period.  Please bring in your gently used, outgrown, not wanted clothing items of any size to the class of your choice!  A continental breakfast will be waiting for the top two classes that bring in the most!

There will be NO Green School today. We will meet again next Thursday to continue working in the A-Wing courtyard. Again, there will be no Green School meeting this Thursday

Attention Seniors: Hope College will be at the 4 Corners, Friday @ 1pm. Check your email from Miss Nesbitt to sign up. All other grades, sign up through the form outside of her office door. Her office is located in the library’s Maya Angelou’s Room. Join the Hope on-site visit to learn about “the power of the Arts.”

Attention class of 2021 executive board members: Due to the mosquito issue- the class of 2021 bonfire will be postponed from Friday’s date until a date in October Also, if you are planning to visit the two potential prom sites- we will meet TOMORROW afterschool by Mrs. May’s door.

Ms. Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today this from 2:30-4:30. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

The Travel club of 2020 will have an information meeting about Paris and Scandinavia tonight, September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15.

Have you ever wondered about your Future? What profession will I pick? Well the business club  Deca can help with that struggle as well as  gaining confidence , friends, professional experience and career exploration. Come learn more at our informational meeting on Friday, September 27th from 2:30 to 3:30.

This year’s Peacejam Slam is on Oct 26th at WMU and the theme is Global Climate Change.  The registration can be found on Mrs. May’s door next to the C-wing computer lab or come to a peacejam meeting Every Thursday morning at 7am to 7:28

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This Friday, September 27th, the Loy Norrix Esports club will be hosting its first Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament of the school year. It will take place right after school in the library. It’s free to enter and is open to all Loy Norrix students. Come out, have some fun, and win some awesome prizes! For all questions, please see Mr. Greeley in room B-13. We hope to see you there!

The third 90 Program will still accept applications until Friday September 27th. Hand in to Mrs. Young in M14 or Ms. Nelson in K10. 

Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions 

Calling all musical crew members! If you have already turned in your crew form to Mrs. Carrow- please meet on Monday, September 30th in J11 from 2:30 – 3:30! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Carrow.

 Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5

Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.

 

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Chess Club meets today in Computer Lab d-10 from 2:20-3:30.  Anybody may attend, and anyone who beats Mr. Bellware wins a customized chess board.

AAC will not meet today, AAC will meet again tomorrow, Thursday.

Please join GSA in celebrating Ally week Friday. There will be a photo booth in the cafeteria at lunch for students to take photos and spread the word about ally week. There will be a party after school in room D14, Ms. Sanic’s room by the library. We want to thank all the great Allies to the LGBTQ community, so come celebrate with an Ally party! Everyone is welcome! 

There will be 230 Basketball Weights and Conditioning in weight room today. Open gym will be moved to Thursday due to Home Volleyball Game. Make sure you go out and show your support!!!!  Any questions please see Coach McDonald!

Attention Students: if you have not returned your application for the #CAP Youth Program that was introduced to you in the cafeteria 2 weeks ago by the AKA Sorority, please return them to Ms. Naz in the B-wing or Ms Middleton in the Counseling office by Friday this week. Dont miss this great opportunity!

There will be NO Green School this Thursday. We will meet again next Thursday to continue working in the A-Wing courtyard. Again, there will be NO Green School meeting this Thursday

Attention Seniors: Hope College will be at the 4 Corners, Friday @ 1pm. Check your email from Miss Nesbitt to sign up. All other grades, sign up through the form outside of her office door. Her office is located in the library’s Maya Angelou’s Room. Join the Hope on-site visit to learn about “the power of the Arts.”

Attention class of 2021 executive board members: Due to the mosquito issue- the class of 2021 bonfire will be postponed from Friday’s date until a date in October Also, if you are planning to visit the two potential prom sites- we will meet TOMORROW afterschool by Mrs. May’s door.

Ms. Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W Thursday this week from 2:30-4:30. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

The Travel club of 2020 will have an information meeting about Paris and Scandinavia Thursday, September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15.

Have you ever wondered about your Future? What profession will I pick? Well the business club  Deca can help with that struggle as well as  gaining confidence , friends, professional experience and career exploration. Come learn more at our informational meeting on Friday, September 27th from 2:30 to 3:30.

This year’s Peacejam Slam is on Oct 26th at WMU and the theme is Global Climate Change.  The registration can be found on Mrs. May’s door next to the C-wing computer lab or come to a peacejam meeting Every Thursday morning at 7am to 7:28

This Friday, September 27th, the Loy Norrix Esports club will be hosting its first Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament of the school year. It will take place right after school in the library. It’s free to enter and is open to all Loy Norrix students. Come out, have some fun, and win some awesome prizes! For all questions, please see Mr. Greeley in room B-13. We hope to see you there!

The third 90 Program will still accept applications until Friday September 27th. Hand in to Mrs. Young in M14 or Ms. Nelson in K10. 

Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions 

Calling all musical crew members! If you have already turned in your crew form to Mrs. Carrow- please meet on Monday, September 30th in J11 from 2:30 – 3:30! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Carrow.

 Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5

Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.

 

 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

 SSR is 3rd hour today for the first 15 minutes

AAC will be available Tuesday and Thursday only this week.

The 8th annual clothing drive started yesterday with our first pick up this coming Friday, September 27th.  Please bring any type of gently used clothing item to the teacher of your choice.  The top 2 winning classes at the end of this drive will receive a continental breakfast. The last day will be Friday, November 15th.

Attention Students come join the Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting is today, Tuesday, September 24th in Ms. Nelson’s room K10 at 2:30

Ms. Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today and Thursday this week from 2:30-4:30. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

Travel club trips for 2020 to Paris and Scandinavia will have an information meeting Thursday, September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15.

Attention Class of 2021 Executive Board members:  We will leave from Mrs. May’s office this Thursday at 2:30 to visit 2 venues for our 2021 Prom.  We will return to school about 4:30, please plan accordingly.

This year’s Peacejam Slam is on Oct 26th at WMU and the theme is Global Climate Change.  The registration can be found on Mrs. May’s door next to the C-wing computer lab or come to a peacejam meeting Every Thursday morning at 7am to 7:28

This Friday, September 27th, the Loy Norrix Esports club will be hosting its first Super Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament of the school year. It will take place right after school in the library. It’s free to enter and is open to all Loy Norrix students. Come out, have some fun, and win some awesome prizes! For all questions, please see Mr. Greeley in room B-13. We hope to see you there!

The third 90 Program will still accept applications until Friday September 27th. Hand in to Mrs. Young in M14 or Ms. Nelson in K10. 

Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions 

Calling all musical crew members! If you have already turned in your crew form to Mrs. Carrow- please meet on Monday, September 30th in J11 from 2:30 – 3:30! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Carrow.

 

 

Monday, September 23, 2019

Some of the toughest teams in the state were at the Jackson Cross Country Invitational Friday and Saturday. The girls finished 16th and the boys finished 19th. Joe Meyers finished 5th overall with a personal best of 15:40 and Ella Schnell finished 8th with a personal best of 19:00. Half of our runners ran season or personal best times in spite of the hot and humid weather. Cristian Huerta and Grant Kahler dropped almost a half of a minute off their bests. Georgia Hill dropped almost a minute off her season best. Sam Allen went under 19 minutes and Nolan Tribu went under 18 minutes. Please congratulate all our runners on their hard efforts.

There is no AAC today due to a staff meeting. AAC will be available Tuesday and Thursday only this week.

There will be Basketball Weight Training from 2:30-4 and Open Gym 7-8:30 today September 23, 2019. All Athletes interested in Trying out for Basketball in the winter, and are not involved in a fall sport. Are strongly encouraged to participate in all preseason basketball activities. Any questions please reach out to Coach McDonald. 

The 8th annual clothing drive will begin today with our first pick up this coming Friday, September 27th.  Please bring any type of gently used clothing item to the teacher of your choice.  The top 2 winning classes at the end of this drive will receive a continental breakfast. The last day will be Friday, November 15th.

Attention Students come join the Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting will be tomorrow, Tuesday, September 24th in Ms. Nelson’s room K10 at 2:30

Ms. Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W on Tuesday and Thursday this week from 2:30-4:30. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

Travel club trips for 2020 to Paris and Scandinavia will have an information meeting on September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15.

Attention Class of 2021 Executive Board members:  We will leave from Mrs. May’s office this Thursday at 2:30 to visit 2 venues for our 2021 Prom.  We will return to school about 4:30, please plan accordingly.

Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions 

Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing?  The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room, C-19 to sign up for an informational meeting next month.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more!

Attention Students: On Monday, October 14th, from 6:00-7:30, KVCC will be hosting their annual College Night.  The Loy Norrix Counselors will be at the event! This is a great opportunity to talk to representatives from a number of Michigan colleges. Please feel free to use your metro card. If you have transportation concerns, please see your counselor.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Attention Norrix students that attended the United Nations International Day of Peace-focusing on Global Climate Change yesterday, please invite yours friends and family downtown and join us at the Arcadia Commons area TODAY from 3-6.  This is an international movement of young people to pressure lawmakers into making changes to help stop Global Warming!

Are you a senior interested in attending Kalamazoo College for math or science?  What about attending WMU’s School of Nursing? The Heyl Scholarship pays not only for tuition and fees in these programs, but also pays for your books and living expenses, including study abroad!  If you are interested in applying, please talk to your math or science teacher, or stop by Mrs. Witt-Thomas’s room (C-19) to sign up for an informational meeting next month.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! Today Ferris State University will be at the 4 Corners. If you’re curious about what it takes to be a Bull Dog, sign up with her in the library or online!

The annual clothing drive begins Monday.  Take the weekend and look for any item of clothing that is not needed or out grown of any size.  Please bring these items to one of your classes. The top two classes will receive a continental breakfast.

Seniors you will be able to sign up for your senior meeting to talk about graduation and senior obligations, with your counselor. The signup sheets will be in the counseling office.  The senior meetings ARE A REQUIREMENT will begin on Monday, September 23rd 

Attention all Sophomores and Juniors. The Third 90 Network Program is now taking applications for the Fall Team. We are looking for 10 students who are motivated, have a positive attitude, make good grades, work well in a team setting, responsible, and not afraid to try new things.  The Third 90 program will give you an opportunity to participate in meaningful projects in environmental sustainability. The team works with college faculty and college students. There will be 2 visits to the Kalamazoo Nature Center, 2-3 college campus visits and 2 after school workshops. If you are interested, pick up an application in M14, Mrs. Young’s room or K10 Ms. Nelson’s room. The deadline to submit an application is today, September 20th.

Attention Students come join the Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24th in Ms. Nelson’s room K10 at 2:30

Travel club trips for 2020 to Paris and Scandanavia will have an information meeting on September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15.

Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions 

Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5

Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.

 

 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

SSR is 1st hour today

Today, September 19th there will be an event in the Auditorium on Global Climate change from 2:30-4:30.  Come learn about Global Climate Change and what we each can do to help slow the process. Also, On Friday, Sept 20th in the Arcadia Commons the city of Kalamazoo is hosting an event about Global Climate Change.  You can catch the 2:40 city bus and it will take you downtown.  

There will be a green school meeting today after school in B14. We will be picking up bottles and working in the A-wing courtyard. Come be a part of the change! All are welcome!

There will be an Esports club meeting after school today, September 19th, at 2:30 in Mr. Greeley’s room, B-13. We will be discussing upcoming events like the parents’ meeting, competitions, and the first Loy Norrix Super Smash Brothers tournament. We hope to see you there!

AAC is Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to 3:30 you can come get help with your class work in C21. Please look for flyers posted in each of your classrooms for additional information.

Ms Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today from 2:30-4:30.  You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program.  If you have any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office. 

The informational meeting about Kenya will begin at 6pm in C-14 today.  Come be a part of an adventure filled with the beauty of Africa and memories that will last a lifetime.

Do you like politics, government or news?  The young democrats of Loy Norrix will be having the first meeting of the school year in Mr. Hauessler’s room, B23 tomorrow morning before school.  Everyone is welcome and there will be donuts.  

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! This Friday Ferris State University will be at the 4 Corners. If you’re curious about what it takes to be a Bull Dog, sign up with her in the library or online!

Students – This Friday’s theme at the football game is Neon/Glow in the dark night. This Friday, please bring a plain white shirt to paint in neon paint in the cafeteria during lunches.  Let’s show our Norrix spirit!

Seniors you will be able to sign up for your senior meeting to talk about graduation and senior obligations, with your counselor. The signup sheets will be in the counseling office.  The senior meetings ARE A REQUIREMENT will begin on Monday, September 23rd 

Attention all Sophomores and Juniors. The Third 90 Network Program is now taking applications for the Fall Team. We are looking for 10 students who are motivated, have a positive attitude, make good grades, work well in a team setting, responsible, and not afraid to try new things.  The Third 90 program will give you an opportunity to participate in meaningful projects in environmental sustainability. The team works with college faculty and college students. There will be 2 visits to the Kalamazoo Nature Center, 2-3 college campus visits and 2 after school workshops. If you are interested, pick up an application in M14, Mrs. Young’s room or K10 Ms. Nelson’s room. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, September 20th.

Attention Students come join the Key Club!!!! The next Key Club meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24th in Ms. Nelson’s room K10 at 2:30

Travel club trips for 2020 to Paris and Scandanavia will have an information meeting on September 26th at 7pm in room A-12.  Bring you parents and learn about the trip of a lifetime.  Enrollment packets are all over school, pick one up and see Ms. Van Lieu in A-12 or Mrs. Lewis in C-15.

Join us in the Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th from 9-12.  This fundraiser is the major fundraiser for Gryphon Place that helps pay for the 211 operations, representatives in schools, support groups and trainings.  Feel free to sign up on the Gryphon Place website under team Eli Verne and the Knights or see Ms. Layton in K12 if you have any questions 

Seniors looking for scholarships, check out the counseling google classroom!  The class name is: Scholarship Information, and the class code is: idck9q5

Seniors! Baby pictures and senior ads for the Yearbook are on sale now! Prices range from $10 for a baby picture to $125 for a full page ad. Prices will increase on October 1st, so buy now! Order online at www.yearbookordercenter.com or bring cash or check to room K3. See flyers or Ms. English for more pricing information.

 

 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Chess Club meets today in Computer Lab D-10 from 2:20-3:30.  Anybody may attend, and anyone
who beats Mr. Bellware wins a customized chess board.

AAC is Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to 3:30 you can come get help with your class work in
C21. Please look for flyers posted in each of your classrooms for additional information.

Ms Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W today from 2:30-4:30 and on
Thursday from 2:30-3:30. You must communicate with your counselor before attending so that they
can register you for this credit retrieval program. If you have any questions, please stop by the
Counseling Office.

Seniors: Check your KPS email for messages from Miss Nesbitt, your Promise Pathway Coach. She
has online sign-up forms for colleges and more! This Friday Ferris State University will be at the 4
Corners. If you’re curious about what it takes to be a Bull Dog, sign up with her in the library or online!

Students – This Friday’s theme at the football game is Neon/Glow in the dark night. This Friday,
please bring a plain white shirt to paint in neon paint in the cafeteria during lunches.  Let’s show our
Norrix spirit!

Seniors you will be able to sign up for your senior meeting to talk about graduation and senior
obligations, with your counselor. The signup sheets will be in the counseling office.  The senior
meetings are a requirement and will begin on Monday, September 23 rd

Tomorrow, September 19th there will be an event in the Auditorium on Global Climate change from
2:30-4:30.  Come learn about Global Climate Change and what we each can do to help slow the
process. Also, On Friday, Sept 20th in the Arcadia Commons the city of Kalamazoo is hosting an
event about Global Climate Change. You can catch the 2:40 city bus and it will take you downtown.

Attention all Sophomores and Juniors. The Third 90 Network Program is now taking applications for
the Fall Team. We are looking for 10 students who are motivated, have a positive attitude, make good
grades, work well in a team setting, responsible, and not afraid to try new things.  The Third 90
program will give you an opportunity to participate in meaningful projects in environmental
sustainability. The team works with college faculty and college students. There will be 2 visits to the
Kalamazoo Nature Center, 2-3 college campus visits and 2 after school workshops. If you are
interested, pick up an application in M14, Mrs. Young’s room or K10 Ms. Nelson’s room. The deadline
to submit an application is Friday, September 20th.

Do you like politics, government or news? This Friday the young democrats of Loy Norrix will be
having the first meeting of the school year. We will be meeting in Mr. Hauessler’s room, B23.
Everyone is welcome and there will be donuts.

Attention Students come join the Key Club! The next Key Club meeting will be held on Tuesday,
September 24th in Ms. Nelson’s room K10 at 2:30.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The Loy Norrix Freshman Volleyball team competed at the Coldwater Freshmen Invitational this
past weekend. They defeated Coldwater and Delton Kellogg to win their morning pool, but were
knocked out in the first round of the Gold bracket after a tough loss to Schoolcraft. Reese Link led the
team in most consecutive serves, while Diamond Mabon dominated the left side in spite of an injured
ankle. Tomorrow, Wednesday they have their first away game against the Gull Lake Blue Devils.
Wish them luck!

SSR is 1st hour today

AAC is Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to 3:30 you can come get help with your class work in
C21. Please look for flyers posted in each of your classrooms for additional information.
And now for a few notes from the Administrators: We have some students who are missing their
education in their 3rd hour class because they are taking multiple lunches.  This is considered
truancy, students will be assigned detentions for taking multiple lunches. Also please
remember to remove your hats and hoods upon entering the building and remember to have them off
any time you are in the hallways, cafeteria or any other common area.  We have issued reminders to
students who have struggled to remember this; however, because we are in our 3rd week of school,
we will be issuing detention and please check your KPS email account each day.

Notifications will be sent to your account for lunch and after school detentions and other important
messages. Detention notifications will be emailed after the school day ends for detentions scheduled
for the following day.

This next reminder is for teachers and students: Please remember that the Wing Hallway Passes are
meant for your wing only, students may not use them to go to the office or elsewhere.  Please use a
white hall pass for anything else.  Additionally: Only one person per pass, Only issue after the 1st 30
and before the last 15 minutes of class. No cell phones out while on a pass or in an office.  Thank you
for being respectful of the expectations

Yoga Club begins today Tuesday, September 17th from 2:45-4:00 in Rm. J-11. Come relax and de-
stress with us. We have the yoga mats, so just wear comfy clothing. We hope to see you there!
Seniors you will be able to sign up for your senior meeting to talk about graduation and senior
obligations, with your counselor. The signup sheets will be in the counseling office. Today, September
17th, the counselors will be in the cafeteria during lunch for you to sign up as well. The senior
meetings ARE A REQUIREMENT will begin on Monday, September 23rd.

On Thursday, September 19th there will be an event in the Auditorium on Global Climate change from
2:30-4:30.  Come learn about Global Climate Change and what we each can do to help slow the
process. Also, On Friday, Sept 20th in the Arcadia Commons the city of Kalamazoo is hosting an
event about Global Climate Change. You can catch the 2:40 city bus and it will take you downtown.
Attention all Sophomores and Juniors.

The Third 90 Network Program is now taking applications for the Fall Team. We are looking for 10 students who are motivated, have a positive attitude, make good
grades, work well in a team setting, responsible, and not afraid to try new things.  The Third 90
program will give you an opportunity to participate in meaningful projects in environmental
sustainability. The team works with college faculty and college students. There will be 2 visits to the
Kalamazoo Nature Center, 2-3 college campus visits and 2 after school workshops. If you are
interested, pick up an application in M14, Mrs. Young’s room or K10 Ms. Nelson’s room. The deadline
to submit an application is Friday, September 20th.

Ms Learner will be running the After School Grad Point lab in room K5W on Tuesday and Wednesday
this week from 2:30-4:30 and on Thursday from 2:30-3:30. You must communicate with your
counselor before attending so that they can register you for this credit retrieval program. If you have
any questions, please stop by the Counseling Office.

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